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Tue, 08/30/2011 —  The University of Kansas School of Journalism is taking a step not often seen in journalism schools around the country by implementing a course specifically designed to educate journalism students on how to cover the traumatic and violent...

Tue, 08/30/2011 — The Kansas Fire & Rescue Training Institute, part of KU Continuing Education, has received a $90,000 ...

Tue, 08/30/2011 — The KU Center for Applied Economics has released a new report on the property tax rates of Kansas cities. Titled “Kansas Property Taxes: A Comparison Among Cities,” the report compares the property tax rates of Kansas cities to each other,

Mon, 08/29/2011 — Those looking for stock tips around the water cooler or on the golf course might try one more source — online search engine data. New research by a team of researchers at ...

Mon, 08/29/2011 — A new professorship in pathology and laboratory medicine will honor Barbara Atkinson, M.D., executive vice chancellor of the University of Kansas Medical Center and executive dean of the KU School of Medicine. The ...

Fri, 08/26/2011 — Staff at the University of Kansas and from other public sector organizations who want to advance in their careers are invited to develop their skills in a program that begins in September. Offered through KU’s Public Management Center, the...

Fri, 08/26/2011 — Gov. Sam Brownback lauded University of Kansas officials today as the university released $4.5 million in bonding authority back to the state after the School of Pharmacy expansion project finished close to 10 percent under budget. ...

Fri, 08/26/2011 — 2011 Kemper Awards   Get bios & watch videosJorge Pérez Anna Neill Andrea Herstowski Robert Ward, IV Arvin Agah Joey Sprague Chris Depcik More award information Previous Kemper recipients:2010 | 2009 | 2008 | 2007

Fri, 08/26/2011 — More Information List of honorees (by last name A-J) List of honorees (by last name K-N) List of honorees (by last name O-S) List of honorees (by last name T-Z) LAWRENCE – More than 4,400 undergraduate students at the University of Kansas earned honor roll distinction for the spring 2011 semester. KU’s honor roll comprises undergraduates who meet requirements in the College of Liberal Arts and

Fri, 08/26/2011 — One might think that a doctoral student absorbed in the physiology of ancient plants would lead a ho-hum existence locked away in some dusty, dim room with books of fossilized leaf photos. Not so. University of Kansas student Andrew...

Fri, 08/26/2011 — Forty-one students at the University of Kansas are returning to campus this fall having spent the summer working on an undergraduate research project. Their projects range from studies relating to autism or to stroke treatment, to collecting...

Thu, 08/25/2011 — The Dole Institute of Politics at the University of Kansas today announced the programming schedule for the fall 2011 semester, including the series, “The Fall of the Soviet Union: 20 Years Later.” All events are located at the Dole...


Thu, 08/25/2011 — The University of Kansas will host a screening of a documentary and panel discussion with Darryl Hunt, a man who spent 20 years in prison for a murder he did not commit. “The Trials of Darryl Hunt” screening and discussion with Hunt and...

Thu, 08/25/2011 — A new writing tool developed at the University of Kansas can take students step-by-step through the writing process and allow teachers to evaluate and score student writing as well as provide valuable feedback, all in a virtual environment. ...

Thu, 08/25/2011 — In the early 1900s, ...

Wed, 08/24/2011 — Few universities can claim to offer study in extra-terrestrial life with a course taught by an astronaut. Count the University of Kansas among those that can. The Department of Physics and Astronomy offers a rare opportunity to...

Wed, 08/24/2011 — If you’re looking for a relaxing and creative end to your week, the KU campus might be just the right place to visit. Several university departments are hosting the first-ever KU Campus Art Walk on Friday, Aug. 26 from 4-6 p.m. The Campus...

Wed, 08/24/2011 — A University of Kansas graduate has received national recognition for his public artworks on the KU campus for a second consecutive year. Matthew Dominic Farley’s “ ...

Wed, 08/24/2011 — A $12.5 million award to the University of Kansas Center for Research on Learning will help the nation’s largest federal training program for skilled and semi-skilled workers better prepare young people for jobs in the construction and health...


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