Law, Policy & Society
Thu, 05/25/2017 — LAWRENCE – The University of Kansas School of Law honored Class of 2017 graduates at a hooding ceremony May 13. During the ceremony, nine students received awards for distinguishing themselves in scholarship, leadership and service to the law school and to the community. The recipients are: Craig Boyd, Dallas, Texas, Faculty Award for Outstanding Scholastic Achievement Hannah Brass, Wilmore, Justice Lloyd Kagey Leadership Award Ethan Brown, Flower Mound, Texas, Janean Meigs Memorial Award Tyler Childress, Coffeyville, Robert F. Bennett Award Kriston Guillot, Shawnee, Janean Meigs Memorial Award Beth Hanus, Elm Grove, Wisconsin, Samuel Mellinger Scholarship,

Thu, 05/25/2017 — The Kansas Board of Regents today announced the appointment of Dr. Douglas A. Girod as the 18th chancellor of the University of Kansas. "Naming the next chancellor is one of the most important jobs we undertake as the Board of Regents," said...

Wed, 05/24/2017 — The rise of design-build education for architects can be tied directly to the decline of old-fashioned treehouses. “Students are clamoring for design-build education experiences, by and large,” said University of Kansas Associate Professor...

Tue, 05/23/2017 — Most Americans — even average Democrats — do not accept the argument that voter identification laws can suppress voter turnout, according to a new study that includes a University of Kansas professor. The findings can help illuminate why...

Tue, 05/23/2017 — The University of Kansas School of Social Welfare will soon have a new dean leading its internationally ranked programs. Michelle Mohr Carney, professor and director of the School of Social Work at Arizona State University, has been named dean...

Tue, 05/23/2017 — The Islamic State has claimed responsibility for a suicide bombing at Manchester Arena that the British government said has killed 22 people, according to national news reports. A University of Kansas researcher who studies the Islamic State...

Mon, 05/22/2017 — U.S.-born Latino male middle school students who had familiarity with a controversial Arizona immigration enforcement bill had more difficulty exhibiting proper behavior in the classroom, such as following instructions and staying quiet,...

Mon, 05/22/2017 — Actress Peggy Hopkins Joyce became well known in the 1920s and subsequent decades for her time in divorce court. She was married six times to wealthy men and had numerous engagements during her lifetime. In the late 1920s Joyce and another...

Mon, 05/22/2017 — Accolades continue rolling in for Kij Johnson’s latest novella, “The Dream-Quest of Vellitt Boe” (Tor.com, 2016). It's a finalist for this year’s two top awards in the science fiction field: the 2016 Nebula Award from the Science...


Wed, 05/17/2017 — Legislative changes that were introduced in response to corporate scandals in the 1980s and 1990s, and the many others since, have especially motivated larger companies to create ethics and compliance officer positions. These officers are...

Tue, 05/16/2017 — Laura Hobson Herlihy is a big fish in a small pond. A lecturer in Latin American & Caribbean Studies, Herlihy is one of a small number of North Americans who speak, and an even smaller number who teach, the language of the indigenous Central...

Tue, 05/16/2017 —  Though details are still emerging, the fallout remains unclear after the Washington Post's reporting Monday that President Donald Trump shared information in the Oval Office with Russian diplomats about a potential Islamic State plot involving...

Mon, 05/15/2017 — The old saying that beauty is only skin deep is borne out by a new study from a team of University of Kansas researchers, the results of which should give Tinder users pause before they swipe left. In the study, to be published in a forthcoming...

Mon, 05/15/2017 — Researchers have long determined that foreign companies cross-listed on international and U.S. stock exchanges face higher audit fees as part of the listing process. Added litigation costs are traditionally considered to be the main driver of...

Fri, 05/12/2017 — LAWRENCE – The Dole Institute of Politics at the University of Kansas has announced its lineup of programming for summer 2017, including a discussion group series on the U.S.–Mexico border. “We’re delighted to offer these opportunities to the community this summer,” said Dole Institute Director Bill Lacy. “We have an interesting lineup and some timely topics.” Dole fellow Christina Luhn’s discussion group series will explore the relationship between the U.S. and Mexico, focusing on border security, immigration and trade. Luhn has experience with border relations in both the public and private sectors and worked in economic development for several years in the

Thu, 05/11/2017 — The Hall Center for the Humanities announces its Humanities Lecture Series for 2017-2018 featuring prize-winning cancer specialists, sociologists, poets and historians. All events are free and open to the public. Lectures in the coming academic...

Tue, 05/09/2017 — During his successful presidential campaign, Donald Trump advocated for building a larger and more complete wall with Mexico. Trump's plans for the wall were focused on stemming immigration, but countries have built fences and walls for a...

Mon, 05/08/2017 — U.S. grant programs that provided training to international military and civilian personnel since 1995 are tied to fewer conflict-related civilian casualties in foreign countries that were recipients of the U.S. security aid. However, arms-sales...

Mon, 05/08/2017 — With rents rising faster than inflation and wages growing more slowly, the average length of stay in federally subsidized housing is growing longer. That’s the finding of a recent study of federal records by University of Kansas Professor of...


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