Business & Communication
Mon, 11/21/2022 — With essentially a 50/50 split in both the House and Senate, the country’s political leanings remain equally divided. But for many business leaders, key decisions are based primarily on who is occupying the White House. “Even CEOs, as...

Fri, 11/18/2022 — Kevin Merida, executive editor of the Los Angeles Times, has been selected to receive the 2023 William Allen White Foundation National Citation. The award, which recognizes individuals for outstanding journalistic service, comes from a vote of...

Fri, 11/18/2022 — The University of Kansas Libraries entered a membership program with science publisher PeerJ that allows KU researchers to publish their work at no cost. PeerJ is an open access, peer-reviewed science journal. Some, but not all, open access ...

Fri, 11/18/2022 — Three of the 12 members being inducted this weekend in the inaugural class of the Kansas Press Association’s Kansas Photojournalism Hall of Fame are alumni of the William Allen White School of Journalism & Mass Communications. Rich...

Thu, 11/17/2022 —  The Robert J. Dole Institute of Politics at the University of Kansas has announced panelists for its 2022 Post-Election Conference. Dole Institute Director Emeritus Bill Lacy returns to moderate this comprehensive biennial conference that...

Thu, 11/17/2022 — KU Libraries will host a panel discussion and musical jam session Nov. 30 with University of Kansas staff, faculty and students who center disability in their departments and classrooms in conjunction with the 2022-23 KU Common Book,...

Wed, 11/16/2022 — Dana Peterson hopes the new ArcGIS StoryMap Mapping Kansas Ecosystems will draw attention to the wide range of landscapes across the state — and serve as an online resource in classrooms, libraries and homes, for all ages. “Here in...

Wed, 11/16/2022 — The University of Kansas and the Office of Native American Initiatives is proud to share that three KU students were invited to and attended two prestigious events in Washington, D.C., on Nov. 14 and 15. Native youth from across Indian Country...

Tue, 11/15/2022 — Representing diverse academic fields across campus, 15 University of Kansas second-year students have been selected as the 2023 cohort of Global Scholars. In its 12th year, the Global Scholars Program recognizes and encourages undergraduate...

Mon, 11/14/2022 — LAWRENCE – Environmentalists who wish to charge fossil fuel companies with “greenwashing” should use corporations’ own statements against them, highlighting the gap between their public relations puffery and their paucity of concrete action to forestall global warming. In an article in the Western Journal of Communication titled “Identifying and Challenging Greenwashing through Conciliatio,” co-authors Brett Bricker, associate specialist in the University of Kansas Department of Communication Studies, and his former student Jacob Justice, assistant professor at the University of Mississippi, argue that corporations’ own words can be effectively used against them

Mon, 11/14/2022 — LAWRENCE – The Three Minute Thesis Competition is a global research communication event that challenges graduate students to convey their research in three minutes or less. After weeks of presentations featuring cutting-edge research, two University of Kansas graduate students claimed honors and cash prizes at the conclusion of the competition Nov. 9 in the Burge Union.   Sayuri Niyangoda, doctoral student in chemistry, won first place and $500 for her presentation, “Alzheimer’s Disease through the Eyes of a Fish.” Niyangoda also won the People’s Choice Award ($125) for her presentation. As the top finalist, Niyangoda will represent KU at the regional Midwestern

Mon, 11/14/2022 — The Emily Taylor Center for Women & Gender Equity at the University of Kansas has announced that Alicia Bunyan-Sampson, best known for her digital presence Polyamorous Black Girl, will give this year’s Jana Mackey Distinguished Lecture at...

Thu, 11/10/2022 — Whether they are shopping at Costco or watching Netflix, consumers are consistently exposing personal data. Even though companies may be taking reasonable precautions to protect customers (including those provisions required by law), the...

Fri, 11/04/2022 — A University of Kansas senior from Wichita has advanced to become a finalist for the Marshall Scholarship, which provides funding for graduate study at any university in the United Kingdom. Mary Sevart, who is majoring in chemical engineering...

Fri, 11/04/2022 — LAWRENCE – Eleven University of Kansas graduate students from four different academic units advanced to the finals of the Three Minute Thesis Competition. The finals will take place at 2 p.m. Nov. 9 in forum C of the Burge Union. “KU’s first round of the 3MT captured cutting-edge research from fields of physical, natural and social sciences; engineering; education and music," said Jennifer Roberts, vice provost for academic affairs and graduate studies. “Graduate student participants demonstrated the creativity, innovation and drive that ignites their own passion for research while effectively communicating the impact of their work to the community. “It was both

Thu, 11/03/2022 — LAWRENCE – How do laws that protect, regulate, or otherwise imagine parenting affect the rights of children and childhood outcomes?  On Nov. 15, the 2022 Kansas Law Review Symposium will host a panel of scholars from across the country to respond to that question and propose legal reforms to improve outcomes for the children of America's modern families. “Parents and the ‘Modern’ Family: What Do the Evolving Laws of Parenting Mean for Children and the Rest of Us?” will run from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the University of Kansas School of Law in Green Hall. Check-in and breakfast will open at 8:30 a.m. The event is free and open to the public, but registration is

Tue, 11/01/2022 — Starting in early 2020, COVID-19 wrought havoc in the lives of American society at all levels. Among groups most upended were first-year college students — young people at a critical point in their psychological development as they began to...

Tue, 11/01/2022 — LAWRENCE – In honor of Veterans Day, the University of Kansas will host and participate in a variety of events Nov. 5-13. Events are open to the public, unless otherwise noted. “This series of events is one of the many ways KU embraces our military-affiliated community,” said April Blackmon Strange, director of the Lt. Gen. William K. Jones Military-Affiliated Student Center. “We hope KU and community members will join us in one or more of these activities as we recognize and honor those who have served in the U.S. armed forces.” Nov 5: KU Salute to Service football game vs. Oklahoma State, 2:30 p.m., David Booth Kansas Memorial Stadium. Military/veterans can

Fri, 10/28/2022 — Steve Hillmer, professor of statistics at the University of Kansas School of Business, is the recipient of the 2022 Chancellors Club Career Teaching Award. With more than four decades of teaching at KU, Hillmer has made an unparalleled impact...

Thu, 10/27/2022 — Eileen Battles, manager of the Kansas Data Access & Support Center housed at the Kansas Geological Survey at the University of Kansas, is the recipient of the 2022 Geospatial Excellence Award–Catalyst from the National States Geographic...


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