Law, Policy & Society
Mon, 02/17/2014 — Four outstanding juniors at the University of Kansas have been nominated to compete for Harry S. Truman Scholarships. The students, three from Kansas and one from Indiana, are competing for national awards that provide up to $30,000 for college...

Thu, 02/13/2014 — San Diego’s Heaven’s Gate. Jonestown's Peoples Temple. Southern California's Manson Family.  Accused of brainwashing and causing tragedy, groups such as these have colored the public's view of spiritually driven communal living or cults....

Thu, 02/13/2014 — It’s nothing new for journalism students to take an internship while completing their degree. The University of Kansas’ William Allen White School of Journalism & Mass Communications has put a unique twist on the tried-and-true program,...

Tue, 02/11/2014 — Political pundits and operatives today spend plenty of time dissecting the modern gender gap, mainly why women vote at higher rates than men and tend to support more liberal policies and Democratic candidates. But a University of Kansas...

Tue, 02/11/2014 — Twenty-one University of Kansas and KU Medical Center undergraduate students and five master’s students will join their peers from other Kansas Board of Regents public universities in Topeka to present their research to legislators and the...

Tue, 02/11/2014 — Shirley Temple Black, the iconic child film star known for singing and dancing to cheer up Americans during the Great Depression, died Monday, Feb. 10, at her home in California. University of Kansas experts are available to speak about Temple...

Mon, 02/10/2014 — Edmund Russell, the Joyce and Elizabeth Hall Distinguished Professor of U.S. History at the University of Kansas, will give his Distinguished Professor Lecture, “Co-evolutionary History,” at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 11, in the Alderson...

Fri, 02/07/2014 — University of Kansas Law students Jon Simpson and Matt Huntsman are the latest to join the school’s legacy of success in international moot court activities. The pair brought home top honors for their written brief at the North American rounds...

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 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...

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,...

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...


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