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Wed, 08/08/2012 — Rodolfo Torres, professor of mathematics at the University of Kansas, assumes new duties this month as an associate vice chancellor for research and graduate studies and a vice president of the KU Center for Research Inc. The associate vice...

Wed, 08/08/2012 — Proud of Jayhawk ties that span generations, University of Kansas alumni couple Lydia Beebe and Chuck Doyle, of San Francisco, have made a $1 million gift to KU Endowment for the KU School of Law. Of their gift, $455,000 established the...

Tue, 08/07/2012 — Jeff Chasen More Information Office of the Provost LAWRENCE – The University of Kansas has hired a director of institutional compliance to provide independent oversight and coordination of an institutional compliance program. Jeff Chasen, an attorney with more than 20 years experience specializing in compliance, training and prevention programs, began his new duties

Tue, 08/07/2012 — Robert Coffeen, lecturer and adjunct associate professor in the University of Kansas School of Architecture, Design and Planning, has been awarded the Education Excellence Award by the Bose Corporation's Professional Systems Division. The award...

Mon, 08/06/2012 — A well being drilled in southwest Kansas is part of a study by the Kansas Geological Survey at the University of Kansas to determine whether carbon dioxide (CO2) from industrial sources can be safely injected deep underground for storage and to...

Thu, 08/02/2012 — As scientists have toiled to chronicle of the evolution of insects, a frustrating blank spot in the fossil record has masked one of the most critical points in insects' development — the Devonian, or roughly 365 million years ago. The...

Tue, 07/31/2012 — Jeff Aubé Joseph Heppert More Information Department of Chemistry Department of Medicinal Chemistry LAWRENCE – Two professors at the University of Kansas have been chosen as fellows by the world's largest scientific society, the American Chemical Society.

Mon, 07/30/2012 —  The William Allen White School of Journalism and Mass Communications and the University of Kansas Information Technology & Telecommunication Center have announced an interdisciplinary partnership as they open The Media Informatics Lab. ...

Thu, 07/26/2012 —  KU's Center on Online Learning and Students with Disabilities has developed a new tool to help schools and others involved in education identify online products that are accessible for students with disabilities. The tool, Access for All...

Thu, 07/26/2012 — Following a nationwide search, the University of Kansas Office of Multicultural Affairs (OMA) has a new director, Blane Harding, who began his new role July 2. "I am extremely pleased to welcome Blane to the KU campus as the new leader of one...

Wed, 07/25/2012 — Rick Miller, geophysicist and senior scientist at the Kansas Geological Survey, a research division of the University of Kansas, has been selected by a prestigious scientific organization to present 25 lectures on his research in 11 countries. ...

Wed, 07/25/2012 — More Information RedTire LAWRENCE – A new program launched in July by the University of Kansas School of Business designed to keep rural businesses open for business will be managed by an MBA alumnus with extensive management accounting experience in international companies. Denton Zeeman, a 2012 graduate of the school's MBA program, will serve as program manager of RedTire – also known as

Tue, 07/24/2012 — If athletics are to maintain a vital, healthy role in higher education, it is time to drop the myth of college athletes as amateurs, a University of Kansas professor argues in a recently published study. That step would go a long way to helping...

Tue, 07/24/2012 — More Information Center for Design Research Bayer HealthCare LAWRENCE – Ask anyone with diabetes, and they'll tell you it's among the most challenging and frustrating diseases to manage. But a team of University of Kansas faculty and students will soon be working to make diabetes management easier – and they'll partner with industry leader Bayer HealthCare to do

Mon, 07/23/2012 — For decades, educators have known that minority students are placed in special education at a disproportionate rate to white students. The debate has centered on whether socioeconomic class or race is more responsible. Two University of Kansas...

Mon, 07/23/2012 — More Information Kansas Public Radio LAWRENCE – Everybody talks about the weather, but finally, Kansas Public Radio is doing something about it. On July 25, the forecast is for cold temps and snow on KPR. In an effort to cool things off from the blistering temperatures that have scorched the KPR listening area for the last several weeks, KPR will be having "Christmas in July" on Wednesday,

Mon, 07/23/2012 — Larry Fillian More Information College of Liberal Arts and Sciences LAWRENCE – The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at the University of Kansas has completed its search for a new undergraduate office director with the hire of an experienced administrator who has held positions in advising, registrar and admissions offices at several institutions. The new

Thu, 07/19/2012 — More Information Bioscience & Technology Business Center LAWRENCE – Archer Daniels Midland Company, one of the world's largest agricultural processing companies, has established a research center in Lawrence to reinforce its ongoing relationship with University of Kansas researchers. ADM has leased space at the Bioscience and Technology Business Center (BTBC) Expansion Facility, located

Thu, 07/19/2012 — The new Office of Institutional Opportunity & Access (IOA) at the University of Kansas has its first director. Jane McQueeny, an attorney who most recently worked for the U.S. Department of Education Office for Civil Rights in Kansas City,...

Wed, 07/18/2012 — More Information KU Center for Design Research LAWRENCE – The University of Kansas has partnered with a leading voice-command service company on technologies designed to mitigate distracted driving. Beginning this fall, a team of KU researchers will work with California-based Voice Assist to analyze the distracted driving market and the company's voice-command service, which enables drivers


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