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Thu, 10/28/2021 — The University of Kansas Student Involvement & Leadership Center will host a week of events for Non-Traditional Student Week to acknowledge the student population that juggles the competing responsibilities of work, family and life while...

Thu, 10/28/2021 — The Biden administration has proposed devoting $45 billion of its infrastructure bill to eliminating all lead pipes. But do the benefits justify the cost? David Slusky, De-Min and Chin-Sha Wu Associate Professor in Economics at the University...

Wed, 10/27/2021 — LAWRENCE – Patrizio Ceccagnoli is pleased to be on the short list of Italian translators of the renowned poet and critic Anne Carson. The University of Kansas associate professor of Italian has translated several of her works. In September, Ceccagnoli’s first Italian edition of Carson’s 2019 “Norma Jeane Baker of Troy” was released as “Era Una Nuvola” (“It Was a Cloud”) by the publisher Crocetti. It contains Ceccagnoli’s Italian translation side by side with Carson’s original English text of this “spoken and sung performance piece,” based on Euripides’ “Helen (of Troy).” In Carson’s play/poem, 20th century film actress Marilyn Monroe (born Norma Jeane Baker)

Wed, 10/27/2021 — If you’ve ever witnessed the blur of activity that is a typical preschool-age child, it can be difficult to imagine them as disciplined research partners. “That’s even a question we get from grant reviewers,” said Kathy Thiemann-Bourque,

Wed, 10/27/2021 — Twenty-four new law enforcement officers graduated from the Kansas Law Enforcement Training Center (KLETC) on Oct. 22 at a ceremony in KLETC’s Integrity Auditorium. Officer Justin Atchison of the Wellsville Police Department was the...

Tue, 10/26/2021 — We are often judged by how we treat others. But what about how we treat ourselves? “I don’t think the term ‘self-interest’ should have the negative connotation that it frequently does,” said Dale Dorsey, a professor of philosophy at...

Tue, 10/26/2021 — A University of Kansas professor is co-author of a new article that argues broadband access is a human rights issue and social justice matter as marginalized communities are left behind in the digital divide. The United Nations General Assembly...

Tue, 10/26/2021 — Basketball fans know about coach and athletic director Forrest “Phog” Allen’s contributions to the University of Kansas basketball program. But many people aren’t aware of his role as the chair of the very first campus campaign for the...

Mon, 10/25/2021 — Best-selling author and consultant Cynthia Cooper, who uncovered one of the largest incidents of accounting fraud in U.S. history, will deliver the University of Kansas School of Business Walter S. Sutton Ethics Lecture at 7 p.m. Nov. 10. The...

Fri, 10/22/2021 — A team led by researchers at the University of Kansas has received a $1 million grant from the National Science Foundation to help underrepresented Kansas City youths access enriching out-of-school opportunities. Internships, part-time jobs and...

Fri, 10/22/2021 — A new paper by researchers at the Center for Community Health and Development, an academic health department within the University of Kansas Life Span Institute, details their monitoring and evaluation of the COVID-19 response of the Douglas...

Fri, 10/22/2021 — The COVID-19 pandemic has forced companies and universities to revisit how to receive and deliver necessary training to professionals. Without location as a factor, University of Kansas Lifelong & Professional Education (LPE) pivoted hands-on,

Thu, 10/21/2021 — The University of Kansas community is mourning the death of longtime professor Allan Pasco, who died Oct. 12 at age 84. Pasco, the Hall Distinguished Professor of 19th Century Literature in the Department of French, Francophone & Italian...

Thu, 10/21/2021 — The University of Kansas Transition to Postsecondary Education program (KU TPE) will host a Jayhawk Night informational meeting at sites across the state of Kansas for students with intellectual or developmental disability (IDD) and their...

Thu, 10/21/2021 — LAWRENCE – Years of research explained in 180 seconds or less. That is what to expect when University of Kansas graduate students present their cutting-edge research in a unique competition called the Three Minute Thesis, or 3MT. More than 30 graduate students will participate in the virtual competition beginning Nov. 1. The competition is part of a global event highlighting graduate student research by challenging students to explain their work effectively and engagingly to nonexperts. “The 3MT competition helps graduate students develop important communication skills while also promoting their research discoveries,” said Jennifer Roberts, vice provost for

Wed, 10/20/2021 — Special education teacher Cary Rogers was not surprised when she saw her students working on and solving complex algebraic equations. Rogers has high expectations. Rogers, now an education program consultant at the Kansas State Department of...

Wed, 10/20/2021 — The University of Kansas School of Business will honor business leaders Peter and Veronica Mallouk with its Distinguished Alumni Award this year. The Mallouks will receive the award for their dedication to business excellence, community service...

Wed, 10/20/2021 — An exhibition opening this month at the University of Kansas is shining a spotlight on creative works produced by student survivors of sexual violence. “The Space Between” opens Oct. 25 in the Kansas Union Gallery, and an opening reception...

Wed, 10/20/2021 — The Spencer Museum of Art at the University of Kansas announces its sixth annual Backyard Bash, which opens Oct. 21 and remains on view in Marvin Grove through Nov. 12. Part exhibition, part festival, the Backyard Bash celebrates the interplay...

Tue, 10/19/2021 — The vulgar woodland spirits known as satyrs remain popular in modern works such as “The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe,” “Percy Jackson & the Olympians” and Disney’s “Hercules.” But the depiction and purpose of these ancient...


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