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Thu, 02/26/2015 — The Hall Center for the Humanities has announced that Dave Tell, associate professor of communication studies, has received the Fall 2014 Scholars on Site award. Tell, along with community collaborator Patrick Weems and digital humanist...

Thu, 02/26/2015 — After six months of research and analysis, University of Kansas MBA students will present their management solutions for nonprofit and service organizations around the state as part of the Kansas Impact Program. The presentations will take place...

Thu, 02/26/2015 — LAWRENCE – The 2013 satire “Destination: Planet Negro!” from Kevin Willmott, writer, director and film & media studies professor, will have its New York City premiere at the Socially Relevant Film Festival March 16-22. Willmott will attend the festival and participate in a Q&A session following the premiere. “Destination: Planet Negro!” will also be released theatrically and on DVD later this year by Candy Factory Films. A smart satire that sports a wicked streak of goofball humor, “Destination: Planet Negro!” has the feel of low-budget, 1950s sci-fi, as leaders including W.E.B. Du Bois and George Washington Carver kick off a secret plot to solve the “Negro

Thu, 02/26/2015 — The voluntary moves recently by major retailers to increase their minimum wages for workers will heighten and not settle a debate about increasing the national minimum wage, according to a University of Kansas researcher who studies philosophy...

Wed, 02/25/2015 — The volatile and sometimes violent situations in Ukraine and the Middle East are topics of a conference next week at the University of Kansas. The University of Kansas Office of Graduate Military Studies, Center for Global and International...

Wed, 02/25/2015 — Karen Multon, professor of counseling psychology in the Department of Psychology & Research in Education at the University of Kansas, is available to speak with media about severe weather phobia as well as the psychological and physiological...

Wed, 02/25/2015 — Scholars and artists from a variety of disciplines will explore the idea of “place” in creative improvisation during a colloquium during a series of events next week at the University of Kansas. Improvising in Place: An Interdisciplinary...

Tue, 02/24/2015 — Students from seven Kansas high schools will be honored Wednesday, Feb. 25, by the University of Kansas Alumni Association and KU Endowment. A total of 35 seniors from high schools in Jackson and Nemaha counties will be recognized for their...

Tue, 02/24/2015 — Students from 10 Kansas high schools were honored Feb. 16 by the University of Kansas Alumni Association and KU Endowment. A total of 77 seniors from high schools in Cherokee and Crawford counties were recognized for their academic achievements...

Tue, 02/24/2015 — This summer, an ordinary construction project comes with an extraordinary end product. A potential landmark for the University of Kansas campus and city of Lawrence will result through an upgrade to enhance safety and convenience for hundreds of...

Tue, 02/24/2015 — The University of Kansas has announced the January 2015 Employees of the Month. They are as follows: Name: Christine FalkTitle: Marketing coordinator, Edwards Campus Start date: June 2009 What that means: Christine Falk coordinates marketing...

Tue, 02/24/2015 — Students from 12 Kansas high schools were honored Feb. 11 by the University of Kansas Alumni Association and KU Endowment. A total of 54 seniors from high schools in Barton, Edwards, Pawnee, Rush and Stafford counties were recognized for their...

Tue, 02/24/2015 — Congress could potentially shut down the U.S. Department of Homeland Security if it doesn't resolve a budget fight over President Obama's immigration policies. University of Kansas researchers who study federal agencies and partisanship say U.S.

Tue, 02/24/2015 — Students from six Kansas high schools were honored Feb. 11 by the University of Kansas Alumni Association and KU Endowment. A total of 48 seniors from high schools in Linn and Miami counties were recognized for their academic achievements and...

Tue, 02/24/2015 — A pioneering initiative designed to assist University of Kansas graduate students in the humanities, arts and social sciences pursue careers outside of the professoriate will take place May 18-22 when the Hall Center for the Humanities unveils...

Tue, 02/24/2015 — Today, Alaska became the third U.S. state to decriminalize recreational use of marijuana. The law comes into effect following a 2014 vote in which state citizens approved legalizing use and cultivation of up to six plants at home for adults in...

Tue, 02/24/2015 —  University of Kansas research has found that Hispanic children entering the child welfare system in the United States had the highest need for early intervention services yet were the least likely to actually get help. A KU team is now offering...

Tue, 02/24/2015 — LAWRENCE - Students from eight Kansas high schools were honored Feb. 12 by the University of Kansas Alumni Association and KU Endowment. A total of 25 seniors from high schools in Marshall and Washington counties were recognized for their academic achievements and named Kansas Honor Scholars at dinner and program at the Lee Dam Center for Fine Art, 201 S. Ninth St., Marysville. Since 1971, the Kansas Honors Program has recognized over 125,000 scholars who rank in the top 10 percent of their high school senior classes and are selected regardless of occupational plans or higher-education goals. Each year, the KU Alumni Association and its volunteers host 36 programs

Tue, 02/24/2015 — Students from eight Kansas high schools will be honored Wednesday, Feb. 25, by the University of Kansas Alumni Association and KU Endowment. A total of 36 seniors from high schools in Atchison, Brown and Doniphan counties will be recognized...

Tue, 02/24/2015 — Students from nine Kansas high schools were honored Feb. 16 by the University of Kansas Alumni Association and KU Endowment. A total of 25 seniors from high schools in Cloud, Jewell, Mitchell and Republic counties were recognized for their...


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