Law, Policy & Society
Tue, 12/05/2017 — Public universities have made strides in evolving their technology transfer activities, but they must do more to address the demands of the innovation economy, according to a new report by the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities...

Mon, 12/04/2017 — Hundreds of graduate students at the University of Kansas will complete their degrees in December 2017. Recognition ceremonies across the KU campus will celebrate these fall semester graduates as the schools of Business, Education and...

Fri, 12/01/2017 — The University of Kansas remains one of the nation’s top academic institutions in terms of student engagement in study abroad activities, according to the latest Open Doors report released earlier this month by the Institute of International...

Thu, 11/30/2017 — The U.S. Army Cadet Command named two University of Kansas Army ROTC cadets to its annual rankings of the top 10 senior cadets in the country. Cadet Joseph Schroer, of Denver, placed fourth, and Cadet Joseph McConnell, of Newton, placed sixth...

Thu, 11/30/2017 — As more major U.S. hospitals have become Catholic due to recent mergers, it has made them less likely to perform certain reproductive health procedures that conflict with church doctrine, according to a working paper that includes two University...

Tue, 11/28/2017 — As they were preparing to mount an exhibition marking the centennial of Sallie Casey Thayer’s gift of thousands of art objects to the University of Kansas, curators at the Spencer Museum of Art realized that while Thayer collected works from...

Tue, 11/28/2017 — While President Donald Trump's administration has imposed sanctions against North Korea, Iran and Venezuela during his first year in office, political pundits have speculated on whether Trump, as part of his "America First" trade and foreign...

Mon, 11/27/2017 — A gift commitment from longtime faculty member Dr. Dennis Diederich and his wife, Alice Diederich, will provide $1 million to endow a professorship at the University of Kansas Medical Center in Kansas City, Kansas. The Diederichs, both KU...

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Mon, 11/27/2017 — The University of Kansas senior class has honored a lecturer whose expertise in electronic discovery enlightens both law students and business students. Amii Castle received the 2017 H.O.P.E. Award. The recognition — to Honor an Outstanding...

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Wed, 11/22/2017 — A federal judge in San Francisco has issued an injunction permanently blocking President Trump’s executive order intended to block funding from sanctuary cities. District Judge William H. Orrick ruled the order was unconstitutional and...

Tue, 11/21/2017 — The University of Kansas has earned a top-five ranking in the Military Times Best: Colleges 2018 rankings, formerly known as Best for Vets. The school jumped five spots from its No. 10 rankings in 2016 and 2017. Released Nov. 20, the rankings...

Tue, 11/21/2017 — The Kansas debate team of seniors William Katz, of Topeka, and Quaram Robinson, Round Rock, Texas, ended the fall semester with a first-place finish at the prestigious Franklin R. Shirley Classic Debate Tournament hosted by Wake Forest...

Mon, 11/20/2017 — Students and staff are invited to a series of brown bag lunches to discuss the 2018 Kansas legislative session. The lunches will be hosted by Kelly Reynolds, director of state relations for the University of Kansas. The first lunch is Dec. 1...

Mon, 11/20/2017 — LAWRENCE – The University of Kansas Public Management Center, in partnership with the Kansas Law Enforcement Training Center, graduated 21 sworn law enforcement officers from its Command School Friday at the KLETC in Yoder.   The graduates, who began their coursework in January, represented officers from the Kansas Bureau of Investigation, Kansas Highway Patrol, local police and sheriff’s departments and tribal police from across the state.  “These officers demonstrated a commitment to public service by participating in the 300-hour, 11-month course. They graduated as better commanders, better supervisors, better community ambassadors and all-around better leaders

Fri, 11/17/2017 — The Center for Latin American & Caribbean Studies at the University of Kansas will host visiting scholars from the University of Houston for a roundtable discussion on U.S. Latinx representation. The event will take place from 3:30-5 p.m....

Fri, 11/17/2017 — LAWRENCE – The Dole Institute of Politics at the University of Kansas has announced additional programs on health care and alternative political parties to wrap up the fall 2017 semester. “Single Payer: The Future of Healthcare?” will take place at 7 p.m. Dec. 5. Dr. Joshua Freeman and Dr. Josh Umbehr will explore possible directions and options for U.S. health care in a conversation organized and facilitated by the Dole Institute’s Student Advisory Board. “Health care and health insurance are among the most critical issues on voters’ minds today,” Dole Institute director Bill Lacy said. “Our Student Advisory Board has chosen to focus on this timely topic for their

Wed, 11/15/2017 — For many centuries Jerusalem has been an important holy site. In the context of Mediterranean urbanism in antiquity, however, Jerusalem can be viewed as something of an underdog, according to a University of Kansas historian of Jewish and Roman...

Tue, 11/14/2017 — Broadening the geographic range that a number of deceased-donor kidneys would be available would increase the number of transplants and improve the lives of patients unlikely to receive one based on where they live, according to a study that...

Mon, 11/13/2017 —  After a hard-fought political battle so close that an evenly divided U.S. Senate required the tie-breaking vote of Vice President Mike Pence, President Donald Trump recently signed the repeal of a Consumer Financial Protection Bureau rule that...

Mon, 11/13/2017 — One of the most frequently quoted phrases in philosopher John Stuart Mill's essay "Utilitarianism" — published in 1861 — is "actions are right in proportion as they tend to promote happiness, wrong as they tend to produce the reverse of...


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