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Wed, 05/04/2022 — The shared belief that all students have a right to high-quality academic instruction has brought together experts from across the country to improve access to the general education curriculum for students who are deafblind with significant...

Tue, 05/03/2022 — Steven Warren has worked on more than his fair share of studies and clinical trials in four decades as an expert in social and behavioral sciences. The University of Kansas community has the chance to hear the professor deliver his Inaugural...

Tue, 05/03/2022 — Graduates of the University of Kansas School of Law who took the bar exam for the first time in 2021 had one of the highest success rates in the country. KU Law posted the 11th-highest first-time bar exam pass rate nationally, according to an...

Tue, 05/03/2022 — University of Kansas student Aylar Atadurdyyeva, from Ashgabat, Turkmenistan, is one of 20 students selected as a Key into Public Service Scholar by the Phi Beta Kappa Society, the nation’s most prestigious academic honor society. The award...

Mon, 05/02/2022 — LAWRENCE – Abdelmajid Hannoum, University of Kansas professor of anthropology, has received a Fulbright U.S. Scholar Award to travel to Morocco to conduct research on African migration to Europe. Beginning this fall, Hannoum will spend a year conducting an ethnographic study of African migrants in several Moroccan cities and the Moroccan-Spanish border, focusing on the risk of death among Moroccan and sub-Saharan migrants. During his time in Morocco, Hannoum will be affiliated with the Institut Universitaire de la Recherche Scientifique (IURS) at the University Mohamed V. Fulbright U.S. Scholar Awards are prestigious and competitive fellowships that provide unique

Mon, 05/02/2022 — HUTCHINSON – Twenty-seven new law enforcement officers graduated from the Kansas Law Enforcement Training Center (KLETC) on April 29 at a ceremony held in the KLETC Integrity Auditorium. Officer Robert Garland of the Andover Police Department was the graduating class president. The speaker for the ceremony was Chief Rick Lockhart of the Lawrence Police Department. Steve McCorkill, KLETC senior instructor of police, was the class coordinator for the 292nd Basic Training Class. Garland received the Fitness Medal for having the best overall improvement in push-ups, sit-ups and the 1.5 mile run as well as having logged the most miles run. Officers Mason Dyck of the

Thu, 04/28/2022 — Sex can mean many different things. In a military context, the definition expands even further. “Military regulations that govern sexual behavior are actually stricter than in civilian society,” said Beth Bailey, Foundation Distinguished...

Thu, 04/28/2022 — Four candidates, all University of Kansas faculty members, will give public presentations as part of the search for the inaugural executive director for the Institute for International & Global Engagement (KU-IIGE). The four presentations...

Thu, 04/28/2022 — LAWRENCE – Nearly 95% of graduates in the Class of 2021 at the University of Kansas School of Law found full-time, long-term legal employment, according to data recently released by the American Bar Association. KU Law ranks eighth among ABA-accredited law schools nationwide in the category sometimes referred to as “best jobs” – defined as full-time, long-term positions that require passing a bar exam or where a law degree offers an advantage. Employment data for KU and all ABA-accredited law schools is available on the ABA website. Overall employment for the 2021 class was 96.9%. Compared with all ABA law schools, KU Law ranks 21st nationally for overall

Thu, 04/28/2022 — Three faculty members at the University of Kansas have won prestigious Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Program awards from the National Science Foundation. Their projects aim to understand voting-rights advocacy groups, make...

Thu, 04/28/2022 — The 41st class of University Scholars and their faculty mentors were recently recognized during a reception April 26 in the Big 12 Room of the Kansas Memorial Union at the University of Kansas. University Honors Program Director Sarah...

Wed, 04/27/2022 — Family and the University of Kansas hold special places in physician and KU alumnus Jeff Lindenbaum’s heart. His late father, Siegfried Lindenbaum, was a faculty member in the School of Pharmacy for more than 20 years. Jeff Lindenbaum met his...

Wed, 04/27/2022 — Creativity has been designated a critical 21st Century Skill by the National Research Council, yet there is not one ideal, accepted way to identify creative young people and encourage the strength as part of their education. A new study from the...

Wed, 04/27/2022 — For the second year in a row, the University of Kansas ranks fifth nationally among Tier 1 research institutions in the 2022-23 “Military Friendly Schools” survey. The annual survey is the longest-running review of college and university...

Tue, 04/26/2022 — The COVID-19 pandemic took a heavy toll on schools at all levels. Yet, for historically Black colleges and universities (HBCUs), the pandemic was one more challenge that has strained budgets and even put some schools at risk of closure. A...

Tue, 04/26/2022 — LAWRENCE – Climate scientist and author Katharine Hayhoe will give the 2022 Spencer Lecture, “Saving Us: An Evening with Katharine Hayhoe,” inspired by her latest book. The event, hosted by The Commons at the University of Kansas, will take place at 7 p.m. April 27 as a Zoom webinar. Additionally, Hayhoe will offer a dialogue in the “All We Can Save” series the next day at 10 a.m. April 28. Hayhoe is an atmospheric scientist who studies climate change and why it matters to humans. She has been awarded numerous accolades, including the National Center for Science Education’s Friend of the Planet award and the American Geophysical Union’s Climate Communication Prize.

Mon, 04/25/2022 — Join the KU Center for Environmental Policy, part of the Institute for Policy & Social Research at the University of Kansas, at 4 p.m. April 26 at The Commons for a listening session on environmental justice with the U.S. Environmental...

Mon, 04/25/2022 — Eight doctoral students have been selected to receive the University of Kansas’ prestigious Madison and Lila Self Graduate Fellowship for the 2022-2023 academic year. This incoming group of fellows is among over 200 students who have benefited...

Fri, 04/22/2022 — LAWRENCE – Kansas Public Radio’s “Retro Cocktail Hour” is celebrating 25 years of the program that is “shaken, not stirred.” Join host Darrell Brogdon and KPR staff for a concert featuring the Waitiki 7 at 8 p.m. April 30 at Liberty Hall. The band will travel all the way from Hawaii, Mexico, Boston and Los Angeles to perform. The concert will feature a number of tunes never performed live in concert, including music by Les Baxter, Martin Denny and Arthur Lyman.  “Retro Cocktail Hour,” a two-hour-long weekly serving of "incredibly strange music," includes everything from lounge music to tiki tunes to swinging soundtracks from the '60s and '70s. The show has

Thu, 04/21/2022 — LAWRENCE – More than 70 third- through 12th-grade students took part in problem-solving and critical thinking activities during the annual Mathematics Competition at the University of Kansas. Students from Lawrence, Overland Park and Topeka and from Kansas City, Missouri, took part in the event April 2 at Snow Hall. The exams consisted of five questions that took 40 minutes to complete, and the competition was divided up into three age groups: third and fifth grades, middle school and senior high school. Cash prizes totaling $675 will be given to the top three places in each age group, to be awarded at the Math Competition Award Ceremony on April 29.  The


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