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Wed, 11/26/2014 — The second and final candidate for dean of the School of Social Welfare will visit the University of Kansas next week to visit the campus community and give a public presentation.  The search committee, chaired by Rick Ginsberg, dean of...

Tue, 11/25/2014 — Physicists at the University of Kansas have fabricated an innovative substance from two different atomic sheets that interlock much like Lego toy bricks. The researchers said the new material — made of a layer of graphene and a layer of...

Tue, 11/25/2014 — Megan Greene, associate professor of history at the University of Kansas, is the 2014 recipient of the George and Eleanor Woodyard International Educator Award. The award presentation will be at 4 p.m. Dec. 4 in the Malott Room in the Kansas...

Tue, 11/25/2014 — The Dole Institute of Politics at the University of Kansas will host a screening of the documentary “Great American Wheat Harvest,” followed by a Q & A discussion with filmmaker Conrad Weaver and custom harvesters Jim and DeeAnn Deibert....

Tue, 11/25/2014 — Last month three students from the University of Kansas Department of Design who were enrolled in an industrial design thesis class won the fourth annual Bragging Rights Design Competition, sponsored by the St. Louis chapter of the Industrial...

Mon, 11/24/2014 — Raj Bhala, associate dean for International and Comparative Law and Rice Distinguished Professor at the University of Kansas School of Law, is available to speak with media about ongoing talks about Iran’s nuclear program and an extension of...

Mon, 11/24/2014 — Twenty-eight students from Lawrence, Kansas City and the South Dakota Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe participated in a program for racial and ethnic minority youth earlier this month at the University of Kansas. The LEAD UP (Leadership, Education,...

Mon, 11/24/2014 —  Three University of Kansas professors are available to discuss the legal and historical aspects to events in Ferguson, Missouri, surrounding the grand jury's decision Monday to not indict Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson, who shot and...

Mon, 11/24/2014 — LAWRENCE – Picture your favorite Italian dish. Chances are it contains mozzarella, parmesan or prosciutto. How these Italian staples make it to your table is a story as rich as the meals they produce. The public is invited to learn about the intricate and costly production of these ingredients in a lecture presented by Jan Kozma, University of Kansas professor emerita of Italian. "Prosciutto, Mozzarella, and Parmigiano: Building Blocks of Italian Cooking" will take place at 7 p.m. Dec. 4 at Lawrence Public Library, 707 Vermont St. The event is sponsored by the KU College of Liberal Arts & Sciences. Kozma’s presentation will blend history, anecdotes and recipes

Mon, 11/24/2014 — The University of Kansas is part of a partnership that has secured a $12.5 million grant to help states better prepare young people with disabilities for the transition to postsecondary education and careers. The grant is administered by the U.S.

Fri, 11/21/2014 — As she examines the human-animal relationship dating back thousands of years, Sandra Olsen's research received a boost from an unexpected source: Rock art in rural, remote parts of the Arabian Peninsula. Olsen, a University of Kansas professor...

Fri, 11/21/2014 — The University of Kansas School of Engineering and A. Zahner Company have announced a sculptural art competition for students at KU. The winning entry will serve as inspiration for a piece to be installed in the new engineering building on campus.

Fri, 11/21/2014 — As funny as it is dangerously political, “The Last Cyclist” captures the absurdity of life under the Nazis as well as the resilient spirit of the artists who originally constructed this production inside the Terezin concentration camp. The...

Fri, 11/21/2014 — The Dole Institute of Politics at the University of Kansas will host Ivan Vejvoda of The German Marshall Fund of the United States in a program titled “East European Democracy & Russian Re-emergence.” The program will take place at 7:30 p.

Thu, 11/20/2014 — University of Kansas senior Leigh Loving, Mendota Heights, Minnesota, is traveling to St. Louis today as a finalist for the prestigious Rhodes scholarship. Loving’s invitation to the St. Louis region marks the fourth year in a row with at...

Thu, 11/20/2014 — LAWRENCE – The University of Kansas and Reata Pharmaceuticals of Irving, Texas, have completed a major licensing agreement for a portfolio of drug technologies invented by Brian Blagg, professor of medicinal chemistry, and Rick Dobrowsky, professor of pharmacology and toxicology.  “This is a very significant development for KU,” said Rajiv Kulkarni, director of KU Innovation and Collaboration.  “Our goal always is to see drug research developed into treatments that help patients.  Reata translates innovative science into medicines for difficult-to-treat diseases, so the agreement is a good fit for them and for KU.” “We are pleased to add these promising compounds

Thu, 11/20/2014 — Fifteen sophomores at the University of Kansas have been selected as Global Scholars. The program, coordinated by Dena Register, director of faculty programs for International Programs, recognizes and encourages undergraduate students who have...

Wed, 11/19/2014 — LAWRENCE – The University of Kansas Public Management Center has announced the 2014 graduates of the Kansas Certified Public Manager (CPM) program. The graduation ceremony will take place Friday, Nov. 21, in the House Chamber at the Capitol in Topeka. The 61 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 held in Topeka, the Kansas City area and Southeast Kansas. “CPM students represent the very best in public service,” said Terri Callahan, program manager. “While managing full-time jobs, CPM students and their sponsoring agencies somehow

Wed, 11/19/2014 — Longtime Applied English Center staff member and director Mark Algren has left the University of Kansas to continue his work boosting international education. Algren’s contributions at KU will be celebrated 3:30-5 p.m. Friday, Nov. 21, in...

Wed, 11/19/2014 — LAWRENCE – Scholars at the University of Kansas are available to provide insight into the disappearance of 43 college students in Mexico and the outbreak of protests that have followed. On Sept. 26, 43 students from a teacher’s college in the rural southern sate of Guerrero were abducted after protesting for more education resources. Their disappearance has lead to wider demonstrations over government corruption and Mexico’s increasing violence. Some citizens have even called for the removal of the president. The following scholars are available to discuss the situation in Mexico: Rubén Flores, associate professor of American studies, is an expert on Mexico’s


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