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Mon, 01/31/2022 — LAWRENCE – The collaborative virtual series inspired by contributors to the book “All We Can Save: Truth, Courage, and Solutions for the Climate Crisis” returns to the University of Kansas in spring 2022. The first event features farmer, food sovereignty activist, author and soil steward Leah Penniman at noon Feb. 17 in conversation with local food policy activist and grower Cody Haynes. This series spans the knowledge across and beyond disciplines and features the writers whose works comprise "All We Can Save," edited by Ayana Elizabeth Johnson and Katharine Wilkinson, to center individual and collective agency around the urgency of climate change. Recognizing that

Fri, 01/28/2022 — Several members of the KU Debate team had a successful weekend at tournaments hosted by Rutgers University Jan. 21-23. Will Soper, a sophomore from Overland Park, defeated Baylor University in the championship debate of the Rutgers University...

Thu, 01/27/2022 — Growing up as a citizen of the Cherokee Nation, Annalise Guthrie never expected to have a career in science. She is not alone. Only about 16% of Native Americans attain bachelor’s degrees, with far fewer going to graduate school in the sciences.

Wed, 01/26/2022 — The School of Architecture & Design at the University of Kansas has announced programming for the Spring 2022 KU Design Symposium Lecture Series. The KU Design Symposium Lecture Series (formerly the Hallmark Symposium) was established in...

Wed, 01/26/2022 — Sponsored research at the University of Kansas supported the salaries of 3,974 people in 2021 and accounted for $50.7 million in spending with Kansas companies on research-related goods and services, according to a new report. About 32% of...

Wed, 01/26/2022 — The University of Kansas Libraries are now accepting applications for Sprints Week 2022, a program that offers faculty and academic staff the opportunity to team up with librarians on a research or teaching project. Sprints Week will take place...

Tue, 01/25/2022 — Anyone affiliated with the University of Kansas who leafs through the richly illustrated new catalog of pre-Columbian art from Central and South America co-edited and co-written by John Hoopes, KU professor of anthropology, might notice that...


Tue, 01/25/2022 — The University of Kansas School of Education & Human Sciences has three programs ranked among the nation’s best in the 2022 edition of U.S. News & World Report’s “Best Online Programs,” released Jan. 25. The school’s online...

Tue, 01/25/2022 — The University of Kansas School of Business online MBA program moved up four spots to No. 16 overall in the 2022 edition of U.S. News & World Report’s “Best Online Programs.” Among public universities, the school’s online MBA...

Tue, 01/25/2022 — The Robert J. Dole Institute of Politics at the University of Kansas has announced its early spring 2022 programming lineup, featuring a variety of notable speakers. This semester’s guests include a former U.S. senator from Kansas, a former...

Mon, 01/24/2022 — LAWRENCE – Three University of Kansas campus partners who serve graduate students across disciplines through their work will host a welcome-back, drop-in reception between 3-6 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 27, at the Spencer Museum of Art. Historically, this reception has served to introduce graduate students to their peers across the university while also showcasing numerous offices and centers on the Lawrence campus that offer programming, education, funding and networking opportunities for graduate students. “As a graduate student who is new to KU, opportunities to meet other graduate students outside of the classroom is very essential to me,” said Maggie Brown-Peoples,

Mon, 01/24/2022 — LAWRENCE – In the new book she co-edited and co-wrote, “Racism by Another Name” (Information Age Publishing, 2021), Dorothy Hines contends that race has been the American public schools’ most profound legacy because it is one of society’s deepest fears. “From Ahmaud Arbery, who was murdered February 2020 in Georgia for jogging while Black, to Breonna Taylor, who was killed by police in March 2020 in Kentucky, Black people and especially Black children are seeing individuals who look like them being gunned down on national television,” Hines said. “But what happens to Black students with disabilities whose experiences often are not captured on the national news or

Mon, 01/24/2022 —  Four University of Kansas faculty members on the Lawrence and Medical Center campuses are this year’s recipients of the Higuchi-KU Endowment Research Achievement Awards, the state higher education system’s most prestigious recognition for...

Thu, 01/20/2022 — Twenty-three new law enforcement officers graduated from the Kansas Law Enforcement Training Center (KLETC) on Jan. 14 at a ceremony held in KLETC’s Integrity Auditorium. Officer William Butrum of the Baldwin City Police Department was the...

Thu, 01/20/2022 — One of only three federally funded longitudinal data projects of national significance that collects and analyzes how public funds are expended on services for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities has moved to the University...

Thu, 01/13/2022 — The University of Kansas Office of Diversity, Equity, Inclusion & Belonging will welcome a national activist and scholar as part of programming related to Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Loretta Ross, professor at Smith College, will...

Tue, 01/11/2022 — The University of Kansas debate program opened 2022 by winning back-to-back tournaments Jan. 4-9 hosted by the University of Texas in Dallas and the University of Texas in San Antonio. The KU teams of senior Lily Ottinger, Shawnee, and freshman...

Thu, 01/06/2022 — LAWRENCE – The University of Kansas Department of Mathematics awarded two students Undergraduate Research Awards in Mathematics (MathUGRA) to support their research projects for the spring 2022 semester. MathUGRAs are $1,000 scholarships provided to undergraduate math majors pursuing original research or creative projects under the general guidance of a KU math faculty member. The awards are funded by the department’s endowment funds. MathUGRAs are awarded to students conducting semester-long independent projects culminating in an oral presentation or written work, demonstrating the student’s own development of a topic in mathematics and its applications. Recipients

Tue, 01/04/2022 — The University of Kansas Public Management Center has announced its new class of graduates of the Heartland Certified Public Manager (CPM) program. The graduation ceremony took place Dec. 3, 2021, in the House Chamber of the Kansas Capitol. Ed...


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