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Fri, 11/01/2019 — The School of Education announces Jennifer Kurth, associate professor in the Department of Special Education, as the recipient of the 2019 Gene A. Budig Teaching Professorship in Special Education award and featured lecturer.  Kurth will...

Fri, 11/01/2019 — Dave Cook is the third of four finalists for the position of provost and executive vice chancellor of the Lawrence campus at the University of Kansas. Cook is currently the Vice Chancellor of the KU Edwards Campus. Other details about the...

Fri, 11/01/2019 — One KC-135R military refueling aircraft is scheduled to fly over the University of Kansas at the Nov. 2 home football game. The aircraft is from the 155th Air Refueling Wing of the Nebraska Air National Guard based in Lincoln. On Saturday, the...

Thu, 10/31/2019 — LAWRENCE – Ana Paula Mumy had been a speech-language pathologist for 15 years before her child’s bout of stuttering set her career on a whole new path working on the disorder. Now a clinical assistant professor in the Department of Speech-Language-Hearing: Sciences & Disorders at the University of Kansas, Mumy is taking her interest in the treatment of stuttering across borders, drawing on her heritage as a native of Brazil to help translate a film about stuttering into Portuguese for South America’s largest market. Mumy traveled to Brazil in late October to speak about and show the film “When I Stutter” at the annual conference of the Brazilian stuttering

Thu, 10/31/2019 — LAWRENCE – In honor of Veterans Day, the University of Kansas will host a variety of events Nov. 7-11. Most events are open to the public. “This series of events is one of the many ways the KU community embraces our military-affiliated students,” said April Blackmon Strange, KU Military-Affiliated Student Center director. “We hope students and community members will join us in one or more of these activities as we recognize and honor those who have served in the armed forces.” Nov 7: KU Veterans and Nontraditional Student Breakfast, 8:30-11 a.m., Forum C & D, Burge Union. This free event is open to all KU students and their families and will include a

Wed, 10/30/2019 — LAWRENCE – Join Kansas Public Radio for an evening of jazz and big band favorites with the Kansas City Jazz Orchestra and special guest vocalist Molly Hammer. KPR’s 11th annual celebration of holiday tunes will be at 8 p.m. Dec. 14 at Liberty Hall in downtown Lawrence. Doors open at 7 p.m. Hammer takes the stage as lead vocalist with her rich, smoky-hued voice that will transport audiences back to the jazz clubs of yore. She has been performing in the Kansas City area since 2005. Hammer has an eclectic vocal background, and she has found her home in the world of jazz and blues, drawing inspiration from the likes of Peggy Lee, Dinah Washington, Sara Vaughan and

Tue, 10/29/2019 —  Nearly everyone who has played organized sports in their life has had a coach yell, assign laps or pushups when they made a mistake. Research has increasingly shown over the years that not only is such a negative approach not fun, it can do...

Tue, 10/29/2019 — University of Kansas campus groups will host a community Día de Los Muertos celebration from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday, Nov. 1, at the Lawrence Community Building, 115 W. 11th St.  Día de los Muertos is a holiday celebrated in Mexico and throughout...

Tue, 10/29/2019 — Fall break is barely behind us, but a group of University of Kansas students has just finished an innovative eight-week course in using drones to develop aerial maps. Over the past two months, they’ve visited sites in KU's West District and at...

Tue, 10/29/2019 — Antitrust law has returned to prominence on the national stage. This year’s Kansas Law Review Symposium will bring together scholars of varying backgrounds to explore the legal and economic questions raised by recent developments in antitrust...

Tue, 10/29/2019 — At the Oct. 25 annual meeting of the KU Endowment board of trustees, the board elected M.D. Michaelis as vice chair and Lorie Bowman as a trustee. M. D. “Mike” Michaelis, of Wichita, received a bachelor’s degree in business...

Tue, 10/29/2019 — Carl Lejuez is the second of four finalists for the position of provost and executive vice chancellor of the Lawrence campus at the University of Kansas. Lejuez has served as KU’s interim provost and executive vice chancellor since spring 2018.

Tue, 10/29/2019 — Three University of Kansas students, Tiara Floyd of Junction City, Daphne Lin of Coffeyville and Jalynn Tann of Centennial, Colorado, are winners of the 29th annual Excellence in Community, Education and Leadership (Ex.C.E.L.) Awards. The award...

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Mon, 10/28/2019 — Before inclement weather hits, remember there are four places where you will find information about closings or delays for the University of Kansas Lawrence and Edwards campuses: • The KU Alerts page at http://alerts.ku.edu/ • On Twitter...

Mon, 10/28/2019 — A renowned 1992 sketch on “Saturday Night Live” follows newly elected President Bill Clinton as he and Secret Service agents jog into McDonald’s. When a customer asks if he’s in favor of sending U.S. troops to Somalia, Clinton (played by...

Fri, 10/25/2019 — Margaret Raymond is the first of four finalists for the position of provost and executive vice chancellor of the Lawrence campus at the University of Kansas. Raymond has served as the Fred W. and Vi Miller Dean and Professor of Law of the University of Wisconsin Law School since July 2011. Other details about the candidate, including a complete curriculum vitae, are available at provostsearch.ku.edu. Raymond will deliver a public presentation to campus Tuesday, Oct. 29, in the Burge Union, Forum D, from 4 to 5 p.m. A reception will follow in the Burge Union, Forum A, from 5 to 6 p.m. The presentation will be livestreamed, and an archived video link will be

Fri, 10/25/2019 — Dave Moore, assistant director for field operations at KU Transportation Services, was recently awarded the 2019 Pyramid of Success award at the College Parking & Transportation Association (CPTA) conference in Columbia,...

Thu, 10/24/2019 — Results from a clinical trial published today in the Journal of Pediatrics show infants who consume formula containing milk fat globule membrane (MFGM) — a complex layer that normally surrounds fat in milk — score higher in tests of...

Thu, 10/24/2019 — Students in the exercise science bachelor’s degree program at the KU Edwards Campus (KUEC) in Overland Park are working with volunteer members of KU’s Osher Lifelong Learning Institute program to conduct a clinical research study comparing...

Thu, 10/24/2019 — University of Kansas aerospace engineering students won three awards at the most recent aerospace design competition held by the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA), extending a long run of KU excellence at AIAA...


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