Law, Policy & Society
Wed, 05/15/2013 — Two doctoral graduates will be presented with the 2013 Marnie and Bill Argersinger Prize for outstanding doctoral dissertations at the annual Doctoral Hooding Ceremony at 3:30 p.m. Saturday, May 18, at the Lied Center of Kansas. Anastasiia...

Wed, 05/15/2013 —  For nearly 60 years, the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade, better known as GATT, brought down barriers, encouraged trade among nations and changed the way the world does business, yet received surprisingly little attention in the world of...

Wed, 05/15/2013 — A Kansas Supreme Court justice, a former state legislator and a former chairman of the Kansas Board of Regents have received the highest honor given by the University of Kansas School of Law.Justice Carol Beier, Class of 1985, Timothy Emert,...

Tue, 05/14/2013 —  Are high school age students who show aggression toward their peers more likely to consume alcohol, tobacco and marijuana? A new study of Latino adolescents in Kansas City, Mo., confirms this idea. But the linkage to substance use is strongest...

Mon, 05/13/2013 — LAWRENCE – The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at the University of Kansas has selected John Kennedy, associate professor of political science, as the latest recipient of the Gene A. Budig Teaching Professorship Award.  Kennedy, who is also director of the Center for Global and International Studies, will hold the title of Budig Teaching Professor for the 2013-2014 academic year and will receive a $5,000 award. The award honors an outstanding faculty member in the social or behavioral sciences who has made a profound contribution to teaching. Each department in the social and behavioral sciences may nominate one faculty member for the award. Kennedy is known for

Thu, 05/09/2013 — Seven University of Kansas students have been awarded national scholarships that will fund overseas study this summer. Four students received a Critical Language Scholarship, a U.S. Department of State program.  Three students received a...

Thu, 05/09/2013 — The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at the University of Kansas will offer 32 courses and eight special events this summer in 14 cities across Kansas and greater Kansas City.   Established in 2004, the Osher Institute develops programs...

Wed, 05/08/2013 — Campus Compact has named 181 student leaders who have demonstrated an investment in finding solutions for challenges facing communities throughout the country as 2013 Newman Civic Fellows. Honorees include a Nicki Rose, a senior at the...

Mon, 05/06/2013 — University of Kansas professor emeritus Ted Johnson, humanities and Western civilization, will conduct his annual Stop Day walking tour of various iconic buildings and sites along the Lawrence campus on Friday, May 10. The tour runs from 9 a.m....

Mon, 05/06/2013 — A panoramic, graphical timeline of events of the past century will be on display in Marvin Hall for the next few weeks. The 100-foot-long, 6-foot-high collage seamlessly documents hundreds of cultural milestones, starting with the launch of the...

Fri, 05/03/2013 — The Robert J. Dole Institute Archive and Special Collections at the University of Kansas has awarded its 2013-14 Research Fellowship.  The Research Fellowship is a $2,500 award, which supports scholarship using the Dole Archive, specifically...

Thu, 05/02/2013 — LAWRENCE – In its fifth year at the University of Kansas, Mini College continues to grow while incorporating new opportunities for lifelong learners. Mini College, established and hosted by the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, offers a week of multidisciplinary classes, social events and extracurricular opportunities on the Lawrence campus, open to alumni and non-alumni. KU will host Mini College June 3 through June 6. The only requirement is a passion for continued learning. The range of courses has expanded to nearly campuswide, with offerings from several faculty in the College, and from partners including the School of Architecture, Planning and Design, the

Thu, 05/02/2013 — The Department of Special Education at the University of Kansas will bestow the Dole Humanitarian Award to former chancellor Gene A. Budig and his wife, Gretchen Budig, on May 10 during a ceremony at the Dole Institute of Politics. The award...

Wed, 05/01/2013 —  A University of Kansas law professor has co-authored an article about remedying constitutional violations perpetrated by privately employed government contractors on the heels of briefing the same issue in the U.S. Supreme Court. In...

Wed, 05/01/2013 — Two University of Kansas faculty members with distinguished records of undergraduate mentoring, Cima Katz and Adrian Melott, received the K. Barbara Schowen Undergraduate Research Mentor Award on Saturday, April 27, at the annual Undergraduate...

Thu, 04/25/2013 — More than 40 outstanding graduate students at the University of Kansas were recognized at the annual Graduate Student Awards Ceremony, Tuesday, April 23, in the Kansas Union Ballroom. Awards were presented by Vice Chancellor Steve Warren and...

Thu, 04/25/2013 — More than 90 undergraduates at the University of Kansas will present research at the 16th annual Undergraduate Research Symposium starting at 1 p.m. Saturday, April 27, in the Kansas Union. “The symposium is for all KU students interested in...

Mon, 04/22/2013 — LAWRENCE – Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback will visit the University of Kansas on Tuesday, April 23, as part of his tour of Kansas universities, community colleges and technical schools to discuss his proposed budgets with state university and students leaders. Brownback will meet with KU officials from 3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Bioscience and Technology Business Center, 2029 Becker Drive, on west campus. The governor will speak with the media at 4:30 p.m., also at the BTBC.  

Mon, 04/22/2013 — Dwight D. Eisenhower, a personal hero of Bob Dole, will be the subject of the annual Dole Lecture, titled “Ike’s Legacy.” Brig. Gen. Carl Reddel (Ret.), executive director of the Dwight D. Eisenhower Memorial Commission, will discuss the...

Fri, 04/19/2013 — Chancellor Bernadette Gray-Little has approved promotion and the award of tenure where indicated for 65 individuals at the University of Kansas Lawrence and Edwards campuses and 56 individuals at the University of Kansas Medical...


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