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Tue, 04/19/2022 — When the COVID-19 pandemic delayed the world premiere of a live performance of “Astronautica: Voices of Women in Space” in May 2020, the artists and producers decided to develop a video version of their vocal performance, including images...

Wed, 04/13/2022 — KU Libraries, the Hall Center for the Humanities and University of Kansas Academic Success will launch programming for the 2022-23 Common Book at Red Hot Reading on April 15 at The Commons. This program for the book “Disability Visibility,”...

Tue, 04/12/2022 — Connect with the diverse global community at the University of Kansas and discover an abundance of international opportunities at the sixth annual International Jayhawk Festival, which will take place from 3 to 6 p.m. April 19 at the Burge Union.

Tue, 04/12/2022 — Twenty-four new law enforcement officers graduated from the Kansas Law Enforcement Training Center (KLETC) on April 8 at a ceremony held in the KLETC Integrity Auditorium. Deputy Charles Wheaton of the Edwards County Sheriff’s Office was the...

Mon, 04/11/2022 — The need for affordable housing has never been greater. Already a growing problem in many U.S. cities for over a decade, the price spikes and supply chain disruptions caused by the COVID-19 pandemic have brought the housing crisis to both...

Thu, 04/07/2022 — Transitioning to life after high school is a monumental time in young people’s lives, as they move on to college, enter the workforce, leave home and begin adult life. But for young people with autism, that time can be especially fraught, as...

Thu, 04/07/2022 — The Spencer Museum of Art at the University of Kansas has announced the hiring of Sydney Pursel as the institution’s first curator for public practice. This new position will focus on ways to include community voices in the Spencer Museum’s...

Thu, 04/07/2022 — When Kelly McCoy, director of Kansas Fire & Rescue Training Institute (KFRTI), was hired in July 2020, the Fire Service Training Commission (FSTC) charged him with increasing training opportunities for volunteer firefighters in western Kansas.

Thu, 04/07/2022 — LAWRENCE – Research on the spread of fungal infections, effectiveness of teletherapy, use of microfluidics for diagnostics, communication strategies of bacteria, and effects of social behavior and stress on brain signaling will be among student work presented at the 22nd annual University of Kansas-Haskell Indian Nations University Student Research Symposium. Ten undergraduates and six post-baccalaureate scholars supported by the Office for Diversity in Science Training will present posters of their research from 3 to 5 p.m. April 12 in the first-floor foyer of Haworth Hall. The presenters include undergraduates from KU and Haskell, along with post-baccalaureate

Wed, 04/06/2022 — The Mellon Foundation has announced a grant to the In ‘zhúje ‘waxóbe/Sacred Red Rock Project for the return of a 28-ton red Siouxan quartzite boulder located for the past 93 years in Robinson Park, Lawrence, to the Kaw Nation. Led by...

Tue, 04/05/2022 — LAWRENCE – While some people have lately sought to remove Toni Morrison’s 1970 novel “The Bluest Eye” from high school curricula, a University of Kansas researcher argues that part of its value is the way it informs modern readers about longstanding gendered and racial health disparities laid bare by the COVID-19 pandemic. In an article titled “Getting to the Root of US Healthcare Injustices through Morrison’s Root Workers,” published Jan. 20 in the journal Multi-Ethnic Literature of the United States, Giselle Anatol explores the depictions of African American folk healers who appear in several Morrison novels, including “Bluest Eye,” “Sula” and “Song of Solomon

Tue, 04/05/2022 — The University of Kansas Debate team of juniors Mickey McMahon, Leawood, and Michael Scott, Glenview, Illinois, advanced to the Final Four at the 76th National Debate Tournament hosted at James Madison University April 1-5. The duo is the 19th...

Fri, 04/01/2022 — LAWRENCE – Lavender Graduation, a drag performer makeup tutorial and lesbian visibility day are just three of many events on deck for Gaypril, an annual occasion featuring various programs put on by the University of Kansas Center for Sexuality and Gender Diversity. “Gaypril is a time to celebrate, honor and bring visibility to folks in the QT (queer and transgender) community,” said Ash Wilson, director of the center. “These events allow us to showcase the diversity, skills and stories of the community, as well as pay tribute to our QT elders and the origin stories of the community.” Gaypril is a monthlong celebration of pride that gives people in the KU community

Thu, 03/31/2022 — The Institute for Policy & Social Research and The Commons at Spooner Hall will present the IPSR Doctoral Research Fellows Reception from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. April 1. This event will showcase the research of the 2021-2022 Doctoral...

Thu, 03/31/2022 — KU Libraries have announced the recipients of the 2022 Alyce Hunley Whayne Visiting Researchers Travel Award. Kristin Schodorf, Sedan, and Sandra Jackson-Opoku, Chicago, were selected for their interest in furthering their study of the history...

Wed, 03/30/2022 — James Walters, University of Kansas associate professor of ecology & evolutionary biology, has received a Fulbright Scholar Award to conduct research for nine months in the Czech Republic. Beginning in September, Walters will join the lab...

Tue, 03/29/2022 — The University of Kansas has 11 graduate programs in the top 10 and 51 programs in the top 50 among public universities in the 2023 rankings from U.S. News & World Report, released today. KU’s local government management program retained...

Mon, 03/28/2022 — The term “model minority” was first coined by sociologists in the 1960s to describe Asian Americans as a group that has purportedly achieved greater success in the U.S. compared to other ethnic minorities. While the term is problematic on a...

Mon, 03/28/2022 — The University of Kansas Libraries will open a new exhibition in Watson Library’s newly renovated Haricombe Gallery, “Sitting in a Circle,” on March 31. The exhibition showcases the creative work and reflections generated by students and...

Thu, 03/24/2022 — LAWRENCE – Eight University of Kansas graduate students from the Lawrence campus and five from KU Medical Center are putting their groundbreaking research on public display. Legislators and the public are invited to learn about the influence of research underway at KU during the 19th annual Capitol Graduate Research Summit from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. March 29 on the first-floor Rotunda in the Kansas Capitol in Topeka. KU graduate students are working to develop solutions to societal questions and challenges. The findings and possible commercialization of these innovations can affect Kansans’ lives and potentially elevate the economic status of the state. Their research


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