Law, Policy & Society
Fri, 02/07/2014 — Eric Adler of the Kansas City Star and the staff of The Ottawa Herald are the winners of the 2013 Burton W. Marvin Kansas News Enterprise Award. The award, given since 1974 by the William Allen White Foundation, is named in honor of the...

Thu, 02/06/2014 — In recent months Ukraine has witnessed some of the largest political demonstrations in recent history. The University of Kansas Center for Russian, East European & Eurasian Studies has planned a panel discussion to discuss those...

Thu, 02/06/2014 — University of Kansas Film and Media Studies Professor Kevin Willmott’s latest film, “Jayhawkers,” examines the intersection of three legendary KU figures – Wilt Chamberlain, Phog Allen and Chancellor Frank Murphy.   Just a year after...

Mon, 02/03/2014 — Bloggers and mainstream media have proposed countless theories on the uncertain future millennials will inherit from the baby boomer generation. But according to Bill Frezza, a fellow at the Competitive Enterprise Institute, millennial success...

Fri, 01/31/2014 —  The University of Kansas Libraries has announced inaugural speakers for the newly created Libraries Lecture Series. The series highlights the breadth of interdisciplinary research and creative work found on an expansive range of topics across...

Thu, 01/30/2014 — Race, Wealth and the New Demographics of Poverty, the third installment of an ongoing series at the University of Kansas, will examine connections among poverty, assets and the American dream. The event will take place from noon to 1:45 p.m....

Tue, 01/28/2014 — Twenty University of Kansas sophomores have been selected for the 33rd class of the University Scholars Program. Administrated by the University Honors Program, this competitive opportunity is for students selected on the basis of academic...

Tue, 01/28/2014 — This spring, 50 KU students will work on research projects funded by the Undergraduate Research Award (UGRA) program, coordinated by the Center for Undergraduate Research. Recipients will receive $1,000 to fund their projects, which encompass...

Tue, 01/28/2014 — LAWRENCE – Kansas City metro residents on the Missouri side of the border will pay the same rate as Kansans to attend law school at the University of Kansas with the new KU Vantage Scholarship. Vantage gives students who have established residency in one of 11 Missouri counties the chance to pursue a KU law degree at an in-state tuition rate. Students entering the KU law school in the summer or fall of 2014 from the following 11 counties are eligible: Bates, Buchanan, Cass, Clay, Clinton, Henry, Jackson, Johnson, Lafayette, Platte and Ray. “We already know that Kansas City’s prospective law students consider the University of Kansas for its great reputation,

Mon, 01/27/2014 —  The Environmental Studies Program at the University of Kansas has entered into a partnership with Instituto Sustentar, a nongovernmental organization based in Brazil headed by KU alumnus Douglas Trent. The arrangement will facilitate travel,...

Mon, 01/27/2014 — The University of Kansas will host a series of events, Brown v. Board, Legacies Created, Questions Remain, in April, marking the 60th anniversary of the Brown v. Board of Education case. Scheduled events include: April 11-12: The Legacies...

Fri, 01/24/2014 — The Dole Institute of Politics at the University of Kansas has released the programming schedule for the spring 2014 semester, including the second half of its 10th Anniversary Series and the 2014 Presidential Lecture Series. All events are...

Fri, 01/24/2014 — The Institute for International Education has awarded $775,000 from the Department of Defense to the University of Kansas to provide critical language instruction to the military, making KU one of nine DoD Language Training Centers in the United...

Thu, 01/23/2014 — Sean McMeekin, author of "July 1914: Countdown to War," will speak at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 28, in the Lied Center Pavilion. His lecture will focus on his recent publication, in which he alleges that Russia and France were largely responsible...

Wed, 01/22/2014 — This week the University of Kansas School of Architecture, Design & Planning is sponsoring the Water Charrette. A charrette is defined as an intense period of work by a group of designers prior to a deadline, typically involving both a...

Wed, 01/22/2014 —  University of Kansas faculty members are available to speak to the media about the upcoming Winter Olympics and related topics such as security and LGBTQ issues in Russia and improving medical treatment and care for Olympic athletes. The...

Tue, 01/21/2014 — University of Kansas alumnus Frederick B. “Beau” Gould and his wife, Julie Gould, of Seattle, have made a $1 million gift to establish the Gould Family Scholarship at the KU School of Law. Beau Gould is a practicing attorney and a...

Wed, 01/15/2014 — The University of Kansas Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies has received a prestigious grant from the Tinker Foundation to fund graduate student research in Latin America. The $15,000 per year grant, in combination with a 1:1 KU...

Tue, 01/14/2014 — Dana Pugh is the fifth KU Law affiliate in five years selected to represent the interests of low-income Kansans as a Sunflower Foundation Advocacy Fellow. The program trains nonprofit leaders to effect public policy changes that improve the...

Tue, 01/14/2014 — It can be difficult to solve social problems when there is not a consensus on how to approach it or whether the problem even exists. Yet that is the situation two University of Kansas social welfare professors found themselves in when teaching...


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