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Thu, 10/18/2018 — The University of Kansas School of Pharmacy Class of 2018 posted a 100 percent pass rate on the North American Pharmacist Licensure Exam (NAPLEX), something accomplished by only three other KU School of Pharmacy graduating classes in the past 30...

Wed, 10/17/2018 — This week, the University of Kansas will host a series of events that celebrate the surprising interplay between Caribbean cultures and people and the rest of the world. Far from being exotic and isolated islands suitable only as tourist...

Wed, 10/17/2018 — The University of Kansas Department of English will host a leading scholar of Victorian studies for the annual American-British Lecture. Talia Schaffer, professor of English at Queens College-City University of New York and the Graduate Center...

Wed, 10/17/2018 — LAWRENCE – The University of Kansas School of Law is the No. 16 Best Value Law School in the country and one of the top 20 law schools nationwide for students graduating with the least debt, according to National Jurist and U.S. News & World Report. KU finished first in both rankings among law schools in Kansas and the Kansas City area. The Best Value ranking highlights affordable law schools whose graduates perform well on the bar exam and have success finding legal jobs. National Jurist ranked the top 25 schools and assigned a letter grade to the other 32 honorees. “It’s no accident that KU Law continues to do well in these rankings. We are committed to value

Wed, 10/17/2018 — At the end of every summer, football teams take to the field while temperatures still reach triple digits. And seemingly just as often, tragic stories about an athlete suffering from heatstroke and even dying make the news. Marching bands also...

Wed, 10/17/2018 — Gertrude Sellards Pearson and Corbin residence halls at the University of Kansas will be host to child-friendly activities, crafts and games for Halloween in the Halls. The event will take place 6-8 p.m. Oct. 26 in the lobbies of the residence...

Wed, 10/17/2018 — It's easy to find videos on YouTube exposing people's seemingly unwavering support for the actions of their political party. A 2016 video on Jimmy Kimmel's show includes Hillary Clinton supporters agreeing with her purported quotes about policies,

Wed, 10/17/2018 —  Canada became the second country in the world to legalize marijuana, and sales began today. Dispensaries across the country opened doors this morning and began selling a variety of marijuana products. While supporters and opponents of the...

Wed, 10/17/2018 — The University of Kansas Humanities Program will host “The Harlem Renaissance,” a presentation and discussion by Lem Sheppard, at 12:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 2, at the Sabatini Multicultural Resource Center. Members of the community are invited...

Tue, 10/16/2018 — Headquartered at the University of Kansas School of Engineering, a research team is envisioning what U.S. roads, highways, bridges and supporting infrastructure could look like in coming decades — a time when autonomous vehicles, more traffic...

Tue, 10/16/2018 — LAWRENCE – Husband and wife Tad and Jessica Carpenter strive for optimism and positivity, whether their Carpenter Collective is designing a soft-drink cup for a fast-food chain or a graphic identity for a classy condo project. And now, capping a process begun by colleagues from the University of Kansas School of Architecture & Design, they’ve created an entire brand-identity system for the Dotte Mobile Grocer, which is about to hit the streets to combat food-desert conditions in the central city of Wyandotte County/Kansas City, Kansas. The Carpenters met while they were students in the Department of Design at KU during the early years of the millennium. Tad

Mon, 10/15/2018 — The National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) has awarded the Spencer Museum of Art a $406,542 Infrastructure and Capacity Building Challenge grant. To fulfill the NEH’s requirements, the Spencer Museum must raise $1.2 million in matching...

Mon, 10/15/2018 — LAWRENCE – Kansas Public Radio ended another successful fall membership drive with 1,778 listener pledges, bringing in just over $327,000 and surpassing last year's campaign. KPR’s 10-day membership drive, known as Fall Fanfare, ran Sept. 19 through Sept. 28 with the help of more than 50 volunteers. In addition to $271,571 in listener pledges, KPR met $56,417 in challenge grants, which are provided by an individual, company or foundation whose donation amount is dependent on the amount of money raised by listeners within a predetermined time slot. Often, challenge grants entail a 100 percent dollar-for-dollar match. KPR was able to cut seven hours from Fall Fanfare

Mon, 10/15/2018 — The names of 915 graduates from the University of Kansas this summer — representing 41 Kansas counties, 40 other states and 24 other countries and territories — have been announced by the University Registrar. Some graduates already have...

Mon, 10/15/2018 —  When he was a child in Senegal, Mamadou Dia would listen to his grandmother's stories. Now a filmmaker, he tells the stories of his native Africa. This fall he’ll be the first Visiting Interdisciplinary Scholar at the University of Kansas’...

Mon, 10/15/2018 — The University of Kansas Department of Health, Sport & Exercise Sciences welcomes Professor Daniel Wann as keynote speaker at the third annual Mawson Scholar Speaker Series.  His lecture, “The ABCs of Sport Fandom: What We Know and Where...

Mon, 10/15/2018 — John Tibbetts’ long career as a journalist gave him entrée to some of the world’s most acclaimed artists and performers. His habit of making watercolor paintings of them and getting them to autograph the work endeared him to them even more.

Fri, 10/12/2018 — Multiple buildings on the University of Kansas Lawrence campus will be without water for approximately 11 hours Saturday, Oct. 13, as KU Facilities Services performs needed maintenance on the campus infrastructure. In addition to not having...

Thu, 10/11/2018 — Academically exceptional students in Kansas City have a new way to get the most out of their college experience through the KU Edwards Campus (KUEC) Honors Program, an extension of KU's top-ranked University Honors Program. All incoming KUEC...

Thu, 10/11/2018 — Artists Ulrick Jean-Pierre, Adrian Stimson and Tina Takemoto will visit the Spencer Museum of Art Oct. 17–18 to give public performances and talks examining aspects of Haitian, Native American and queer social histories. All three artists are...


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