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Fri, 12/09/2016 — A once-in-a-generation University of Kansas project has been named a finalist for an international award. The university’s Central District development project was recently named one of five finalists for the P3 Awards presented by P3 Bulletin,

Fri, 12/09/2016 — Twelve doctoral students at the University of Kansas are conducting world-class research with support from to the Chancellor’s Doctoral Fellowships. Established in 2013 by Chancellor Bernadette Gray-Little, the funding provides a stipend of $25,

Fri, 12/09/2016 — The University of Kansas has announced the November 2016 Employees of the Month. They are as follows: Name: Kate Harper Title: Nursing supervisor, Watkins Health Services Harper serves as a registered nurse and nursing supervisor in the...

Thu, 12/08/2016 — Two students at the University of Kansas are nominees for the Winston Churchill Scholarship, which provides one year of study at the University of Cambridge in the United Kingdom. Christopher Rooney, senior in physics and astronomy, and Kevin...

Thu, 12/08/2016 — Connected World magazine has recognized University of Kansas Professor Gregory Thomas as a leader in Internet of Things (IoT) and machine to machine (M2M) computing by naming him to its list of 2017 Pioneer Award winners. He is the director of...

Wed, 12/07/2016 — Most popular audiences today recognize the 1960s Sexual Revolution, but historians consider the early 1900s as the first American sexual revolution that created the groundwork for future social change. Especially in New York City, Americans...

Wed, 12/07/2016 — A new program in the University of Kansas School of Business will help introduce underrepresented high school students to academic resources and opportunities at KU. The Summer Venture in Business program is a three-day, pre-college experience...

Tue, 12/06/2016 — Cherokee has been one of a number of endangered Native American languages to see a renaissance in recent history. A group of University of Kansas researchers has co-authored a study demonstrating that the ways children learn and speak the...

Tue, 12/06/2016 — Negative media portrayals of Latino immigrants — as much as specific policies and laws — tend to drive the perception of immigration issues in the United States, according to a recent study by a University of Kansas professor. "We find that...

Tue, 12/06/2016 — The University of Kansas community is mourning the death of Bruce Coburn. He died Dec. 2 in Lawrence at age 58. Coburn served KU Libraries as an administrative associate for mail and facilities. “Bruce Coburn’s contributions to our...

Mon, 12/05/2016 —   LAWRENCE -- Can a university professor from the middle of the country help restore some of the coastal habitat Florida is losing to human commercial development? That’s the idea behind the “Reef Wall” experiment that University of Kansas School of Architecture, Design & Planning Assistant Professor Keith Van De Riet is undertaking at Weston’s WannaB Inn in Englewood, Florida. Van de Riet became interested in the possibility of replicating at least some of the environmentally beneficial effects of seaside mangrove forests while teaching at Florida Atlantic University. He continued that work after joining the KU faculty in 2015. The idea, Van de Riet said,

Mon, 12/05/2016 — Hundreds of graduate students at the University of Kansas will complete their degrees and graduate this month. Recognition ceremonies across the Lawrence campus will celebrate these fall-semester graduates as the School of Business, the School...

Mon, 12/05/2016 — For many years, researchers have looked at the connection between student and faculty interactions on college campuses and the effects they have on how the students learn and their academic development. But in recent years, students across the...

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Fri, 12/02/2016 — Two University of Kansas professors have been named Fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). Alice Bean, distinguished professor of physics and astronomy, and David Darwin, distinguished professor and chairman...

Thu, 12/01/2016 — The University of Kansas has announced the October Employees of the Month. They are as follows: Name: Sandy Patchen Title: Administrative associate, Public Safety Office What that means: Patchen has been with the University of Kansas for...

Thu, 12/01/2016 — LAWRENCE – The University of Kansas Public Management Center has announced this year’s graduates of the Kansas Certified Public Manager program. The graduation ceremony will take place Friday, Dec. 2, in the House Chamber at the Capitol. The 75 graduates, who began their coursework in January, represent local, county, state or federal agencies, as well as utilities, from across Kansas. They participated in classes in Topeka, the Kansas City area and Hays. Of these participants, 20 are graduates of the Law Enforcement Leadership Academy Command School. They completed their CPM certification through classroom instruction and online work, and they will be included in

Thu, 12/01/2016 — Ashlie Koehn, a University of Kansas graduate, is among 129 men and women named to the second class of Schwarzman Scholars, which provide for a year of graduate study in China. The scholarship provides funds for one year at Tsinghua University...

Thu, 12/01/2016 — The Division for Research of the Council for Exceptional Children has announced that Kathleen Lane, University of Kansas professor of special education, is the 2017 recipient of the Kauffman-Hallahan Distinguished Researcher Award. This award...

Thu, 12/01/2016 — both second-year law students at KU — defeated the University of Oklahoma to capture the title during the regional competition Nov. 18-19 at Washburn University School of Law. They also won the award for best petitioner brief. Billam and...

Thu, 12/01/2016 — LAWRENCE – A new minor in sport management will provide students at the University of Kansas with a core set of skills, including literacy in sport marketing, sport finance, personnel management and the sociological aspects of sport. It is designed for students with an interest in the theory of the sporting context as well as students who will use principles of the sport field in their anticipated profession. The sport management minor was developed in response to student interest. “Sport is an extremely popular context and area of study, both here at KU and off campus,” said Jordan Bass, associate chair for the Department of Health, Sport, and Exercise Sciences. “


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