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Tue, 11/28/2017 — and health worries — for pennies per bottle
Tue, 11/28/2017 — LAWRENCE — Winemakers have added sulfites to...

Tue, 11/28/2017 — The University of Kansas has announced the August 2017 Employees of the Month: Name: Le-Thu Erazmus Campbell Title: Office manager, Department of Anthropology What that means: Campbell serves as the office manager, the scheduling officer...

Tue, 11/28/2017 — While President Donald Trump's administration has imposed sanctions against North Korea, Iran and Venezuela during his first year in office, political pundits have speculated on whether Trump, as part of his "America First" trade and foreign...

Tue, 11/28/2017 — As they were preparing to mount an exhibition marking the centennial of Sallie Casey Thayer’s gift of thousands of art objects to the University of Kansas, curators at the Spencer Museum of Art realized that while Thayer collected works from...

Mon, 11/27/2017 — The KU Natural History Museum invites the public — especially University of Kansas students — to visit its mobile museum and get a gourmet hot dog from Coney Island LFK from 3:30-6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 29, in front of the Kansas...

Mon, 11/27/2017 — A gift commitment from longtime faculty member Dr. Dennis Diederich and his wife, Alice Diederich, will provide $1 million to endow a professorship at the University of Kansas Medical Center in Kansas City, Kansas. The Diederichs, both KU...

Mon, 11/27/2017 — The University of Kansas will celebrate its 106th Homecoming Sept. 23-29, 2018, culminating in the KU football game against Oklahoma State University on Sept. 29 in Memorial Stadium. The KU Alumni Association and the Student Alumni Leadership...

Mon, 11/27/2017 — The University of Tennessee will not hire Greg Schiano as its next football coach after originally announcing the hire, following a wave of backlash for his alleged role in the child sex abuse scandal at Penn State University, according to...

Mon, 11/27/2017 — “She Kills Monsters,” an action-packed and comedic play written by Qui Nguyen, will open Friday, Dec. 1, at University Theatre. Audiences young and old will enjoy the play, but it will especially appeal to gamers. The role-playing game...

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Mon, 11/27/2017 — The University of Kansas senior class has honored a lecturer whose expertise in electronic discovery enlightens both law students and business students. Amii Castle received the 2017 H.O.P.E. Award. The recognition — to Honor an Outstanding...

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Wed, 11/22/2017 — A federal judge in San Francisco has issued an injunction permanently blocking President Trump’s executive order intended to block funding from sanctuary cities. District Judge William H. Orrick ruled the order was unconstitutional and...

Tue, 11/21/2017 — The University of Kansas Department of Curriculum & Teaching will host the premiere of “Unrest,” a documentary film featuring Jennifer Brea and her journey for advocacy and awareness of chronic fatigue syndrome. The film documents...

Tue, 11/21/2017 — The University of Kansas has earned a top-five ranking in the Military Times Best: Colleges 2018 rankings, formerly known as Best for Vets. The school jumped five spots from its No. 10 rankings in 2016 and 2017. Released Nov. 20, the rankings...

Tue, 11/21/2017 — The Kansas debate team of seniors William Katz, of Topeka, and Quaram Robinson, Round Rock, Texas, ended the fall semester with a first-place finish at the prestigious Franklin R. Shirley Classic Debate Tournament hosted by Wake Forest...

Tue, 11/21/2017 — LAWRENCE – The move announced Nov. 20 by the Trump administration to cut off Temporary Protected Status for 60,000 Haitian immigrants will harm Haitians living in the United States and on the island itself, according to leading academic experts on the country. University of Kansas professors Cécile Accilien and Cecilia Menjívar are available today to discuss the ramifications of the new policy. Cecile Accilien is director of KU’s Institute of Haitian Studies, associate director of the Center for Latin American & Caribbean Studies and associate professor of African and African-American studies. She is available by telephone today for interviews. To arrange an

Tue, 11/21/2017 — Before setting out to assemble a 400-page tome on tapeworms, it might be a good time for a gut check. That’s what researchers have spent nearly a decade doing: collecting tapeworms from the digestive tracts of vertebrate species in 54 nations...

Mon, 11/20/2017 — Black Friday is still an important day for retailers, but online shopping and other trends have forced retailers to adapt and even expand their tactics during the busy holiday shopping season. University of Kansas School of Business researchers...

Mon, 11/20/2017 — Students and staff are invited to a series of brown bag lunches to discuss the 2018 Kansas legislative session. The lunches will be hosted by Kelly Reynolds, director of state relations for the University of Kansas. The first lunch is Dec. 1...

Mon, 11/20/2017 — LAWRENCE – The University of Kansas Public Management Center, in partnership with the Kansas Law Enforcement Training Center, graduated 21 sworn law enforcement officers from its Command School Friday at the KLETC in Yoder.   The graduates, who began their coursework in January, represented officers from the Kansas Bureau of Investigation, Kansas Highway Patrol, local police and sheriff’s departments and tribal police from across the state.  “These officers demonstrated a commitment to public service by participating in the 300-hour, 11-month course. They graduated as better commanders, better supervisors, better community ambassadors and all-around better leaders

Mon, 11/20/2017 — Three University of Kansas professors have been named as fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) this week. This year’s honorees: Susan Lunte, Ralph N. Adams Distinguished Professor of Chemistry &...


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