Law, Policy & Society
Mon, 11/25/2013 — Recent revelations that the National Security Agency has been analyzing the communication records of all U.S. citizens have many talking about the topic of “mass surveillance” by the government. But a University of Kansas sociologist who...

Fri, 11/22/2013 — For years Medicaid recipients were forced to live in poverty or near poverty to maintain their eligibility for the program. University of Kansas researchers have authored a study showing that when asset caps are lifted — a key provision of...

Thu, 11/21/2013 — The University of Kansas is among the top 25 best colleges in the country for veterans, according to Military Times, a publication serving U.S. military personnel. Earlier this month the publication released its fourth-annual “Best for...

Thu, 11/21/2013 — Since 1956, the Phi Beta Kappa Society’s Visiting Scholar Program has offered undergraduates the opportunity to spend time with some of America’s most distinguished scholars. This week, the University of Kansas is hosting 2013-14 Visiting...

Tue, 11/19/2013 —  Seven score and 10 years ago, a beleaguered leader stood before a solemn scene and spoke 272 words — words that still echo through the halls of American schools and statehouses. On Nov. 19, 1863, President Abraham Lincoln delivered the...

Tue, 11/19/2013 — A May 2013 graduate from Lansing and a senior from Baxter Springs at the University of Kansas have been selected as finalists for prestigious Rhodes scholarships. They will join fellow finalists in the St. Louis region for interviews with a...

Fri, 11/15/2013 — Fourteen sophomores at the University of Kansas have been competitively selected as Global Scholars. This program, coordinated by Dena Register, director of faculty programs for International Programs, recognizes and encourages undergraduate...

Wed, 11/13/2013 — On the 50th anniversary of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy, the Department of History at the University of Kansas will host an event to reflect on the impact of the president’s death. “The Kennedy Assassination: 50 Years...

Tue, 11/12/2013 — Celebrated Ukrainian writer Yuriy Vynnychuk, author of "The Tango of Death," will deliver the Ukrainian Studies Fall 2013 Palij Lecture for the Center for Russian, East European & Eurasian Studies (CREES) at the University of Kansas. The...

Tue, 11/12/2013 — In conjunction with The Commons’ 2013-2014 programming theme Data & Democracy, Nicco Mele, author of “The End of Big: How the Internet Makes David the New Goliath” (St. Martin’s Press, 2013), will give presentations on Thursday, Nov....

Tue, 11/12/2013 — As the global economy moves past the Great Recession, scholars and policymakers are taking time to reflect on the housing crisis in hopes of avoiding another meltdown. This week, Bob DeYoung, University of Kansas finance professor, will travel...

Fri, 11/08/2013 — YODER – Hutchinson Community College President Ed Berger congratulated 47 new law enforcement officers during their graduation from the Kansas Law Enforcement Training Center (KLETC) on Oct. 4. The new officers were members of the 225th basic training class at the center. Located one mile west and one mile south of Yoder, near Hutchinson, the center is a division of University of Kansas Continuing Education. The graduates, who began their training June 24 represented 33 municipal, county and state law enforcement agencies from across Kansas. Graduates receive certificates of course completion from KLETC and Kansas law enforcement certification from the Kansas

Thu, 11/07/2013 — To some observers, “financial ethics” is a contradiction in terms. Or even worse, a myth. University of Kansas lecturer Kara Tan Bhala understands that perception. But she doesn’t think it has to be that way. “The problem is, finance...

Thu, 11/07/2013 — A cake-cutting ceremony celebrating the 238th birthday of United States Marine Corps will take place at 10 a.m. Friday, Nov. 8, at the Dole Institute of Politics. This year’s ceremony will mark the 21st time the University of Kansas and the...

Thu, 11/07/2013 — More than 150 engineering professionals and students are expected at the University of Kansas School of Engineering for the annual Engineers Without Borders Midwest Regional Conference, set for Friday, Nov. 8, to Sunday, Nov. 10, at Eaton...

Thu, 11/07/2013 — Offices across the University of Kansas have planned events in observance of International Education Week for the week of Nov. 11- 15. Initiated in 2000 by the U.S. departments of State and Education, International Education Week is dedicated to...

Thu, 11/07/2013 —  Many households lost money, savings and net wealth during the Great Recession, but the effects didn’t stop with households; balance sheets. The final effects of the recession are lingering for many young people as well. A professor at the...

Wed, 11/06/2013 — The University of Kansas School of Social Welfare and Assets and Education Initiative will present "Rethinking the American Dream: Education, Student Debt and Asset Building" from noon to 2 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 7, in Alderson Auditorium of the...

Wed, 11/06/2013 — Ethics in engineering will be the focus of a November lecture presented at the University of Kansas School of Engineering by the leader of one of the world’s largest technical professional and construction services firms. Craig Martin, a 1972...

Wed, 11/06/2013 — University of Kansas professor Dennis Domer is often cited among the leading historic preservationists in his field. But in recent years, Domer has turned his attention to the future of aging and architecture. Specifically, he is examining the...


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