Law, Policy & Society
Fri, 02/15/2019 — Undergraduate researchers from the University of Kansas will present their research projects at the Kansas statehouse Wednesday, Feb. 20, as part of Kansas Undergraduate Research Day at the Capitol. Students from the Lawrence and KU Medical...

Fri, 02/15/2019 — The University of Kansas Libraries will open a new exhibition in the Haricombe Gallery in Watson Library on Tuesday, Feb. 19. “For the People: KU Libraries Celebrate 150 Years of Publicly Accessible Government Information” is a...

Fri, 02/15/2019 — Nathan Wood will be giving this year’s Seaver Lecture at 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 19, at the Hall Center for the Humanities. Wood is an associate professor of history at the University of Kansas, and he will present “From ‘Machine Love’...

Wed, 02/13/2019 — Kansas residents are invited to see the impact of research performed by graduate students at the University of Kansas on Feb. 26 at the Capitol Graduate Research Summit in Topeka. Eight graduate students from the Lawrence campus and five...

Wed, 02/13/2019 — Interim Provost and Executive Vice Chancellor Carl Lejuez has announced that Simon Atkinson, Indiana University – Purdue University Indianapolis’ vice chancellor for research, will lead the University of Kansas Office of Research as the new...

Wed, 02/13/2019 — LAWRENCE – People who have been arrested or convicted of crimes often face barriers to gaining employment, finding a place to live and other opportunities – even long after they have served their sentences. The University of Kansas School of Law Legal Aid Clinic, Douglas County District Attorney’s Office, Lawrence City Prosecutor’s Office and Kansas Legal Services will host a free clinic to help people who find themselves in this situation get a fresh start. The “Clean Slate” Expungement Clinic will run from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday, Feb. 22, at the Douglas County District Court, 111 E. 11th St. Individuals who attend the event will meet with a legal intern or

Tue, 02/12/2019 — Five outstanding juniors will be the University of Kansas’ nominees for Harry S. Truman Scholarships. The students are competing for the prestigious national awards, which provide up to $30,000 for graduate study. The awards are given to...

Tue, 02/12/2019 — Cities considering investing in streetcar systems in an effort to bolster economic development should take caution, according to a study conducted by a University of Kansas urban planning researcher. "Development outcomes along streetcar...

Fri, 02/08/2019 — A University of Michigan-Dearborn scholar and author will present “If the Walls Could Speak: Inside a Women's Prison in Communist Poland” for the Spring 2019 Oswald P. Backus/Anna Cienciała Memorial Lecture. The event will take place at 5...

Tue, 02/05/2019 — LAWRENCE – Are you a Kansas, Missouri or Illinois resident? Do you make less than $54,000 per year? Do you not itemize your deductions? If the answer to each of these questions is “yes,” then you are eligible to receive free tax preparation services. Each spring, law students from the University of Kansas provide free federal and state tax preparation services to those who qualify through the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program. This year’s program runs from Feb. 20 through April 15. Legal Services for Students (LSS) is also offering free tax assistance through a VITA grant from the Internal Revenue Service. U.S. resident taxpayers may prepare and

Tue, 02/05/2019 — Through the Graduate Scholarly Presentation Travel Fund, graduate students on the KU Lawrence and Edwards campuses presented their research at professional conferences and events across North America, the Caribbean, Europe, Asia, Australia and...

Fri, 02/01/2019 — The Office of Graduate Studies invites the University of Kansas community to nominate faculty, staff and graduate students for awards that recognize exceptional efforts in teaching, mentoring and service. Award recipients will be honored at the...

Fri, 02/01/2019 — Feb. 1, 1902. And while the date is unquestioned, the year is. Just last year, digital scholarship revealed Hughes was almost certainly born a year earlier, in 1901. That’s just one of the developments that a consortium of scholars,...

Thu, 01/31/2019 — The 11th annual Jana Mackey Distinguished Lecture Series returns next month with renowned legal expert and activist Fatima Goss Graves. Goss Graves will present “No Going Back: Why Title IX Matters to You” at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 5, in the...

Thu, 01/31/2019 — The University of Kansas School of Social Welfare has announced a new Center for Community Engagement & Collaboration (CCEC). Housed jointly within the school’s Office of Research and its instructional programs, the center’s two...

Mon, 01/28/2019 — When institutions, organizations or individuals establish incentives to encourage behavior toward a particular outcome, the results can often be complex and lead to unintended consequences. Mathematical models of strategic game theory help to...

Mon, 01/28/2019 — How can constitutions serve as foundations for further developments in human rights and policy? Legal scholar Roberto Toniatti will explore that question on a global scale when he delivers the Robert C. Casad Comparative Law Lecture at the...

Wed, 01/23/2019 — Megan Kaminski grew up in an East Coast city, so she knows what some there think of the Midwest: flyover country. But during the 11 years the associate professor has been part of the University of Kansas Department of English, she has found it...

Tue, 01/22/2019 — LAWRENCE – The Robert J. Dole Institute of Politics at the University of Kansas has unveiled its full schedule of programming for the spring 2019 semester. The slate is led by April events with Major Garrett, chief Washington correspondent for CBS News, and Carly Fiorina, former HP chief executive and presidential hopeful. Fiorina will visit in April to deliver the 2019 Dole Lecture. Held each spring and headlined by a national figure, the Dole Lecture commemorates April 14, 1945, when former U.S. Sen. Bob Dole was critically wounded while serving in Italy during World War II. The event honors Dole’s courageous recovery and continuing commitment to serve the nation

Tue, 01/22/2019 —  In 2015, a black female high school student in South Carolina was slammed to the floor and dragged out of a classroom by a white sheriff’s deputy in a case that made national headlines. Since then, police shootings of unarmed black Americans...


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