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Mon, 11/14/2016 — Students from eight Kansas high schools were honored Nov. 9 by the University of Kansas Alumni Association and KU Endowment. A total of 68 seniors from high schools in Dickinson, Geary and Morris counties were recognized for their academic...

Mon, 11/14/2016 — Students from nine Kansas high schools will be honored Tuesday, Nov. 15, by the University of Kansas Alumni Association and KU Endowment. A total of 183 seniors from high schools in Wyandotte County will be recognized for their academic...

Mon, 11/14/2016 — Four faculty members at two universities in Kansas have been named recipients of the state's most prestigious recognition for scholarly excellence: the Higuchi-KU Endowment Research Achievement Awards. The four will be recognized Dec. 13 during...

Mon, 11/14/2016 —  In our quickly changing media landscape, student journalists have stepped forward to meet their communities’ news needs, often doing work that was once considered the exclusive domain of full-time journalists. And they’ve done so without...

Mon, 11/14/2016 — More than 50 organizations with local, national and international opportunities in a variety of industries will join the University Career Center's annual Internship Fair this week at the University of Kansas. The event, from 3:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.

Mon, 11/14/2016 —  The Center for Sustainability has released an update to the Campus Sustainability Plan, Building Sustainable Traditions, which highlights achievements at the University of Kansas over the past five years and outlining new priorities. Five...

Fri, 11/11/2016 — The University Dance Company is known for its work with talented guest artists and diversity of dances, and this fall’s concert will be no different. The event will feature work from Brooklyn-based hip-hop theatre founder and Bessie...

Fri, 11/11/2016 — Students from 10 Kansas high schools were honored Nov. 2 by the University of Kansas Alumni Association and KU Endowment. A total of 305 seniors from high schools in Johnson County were recognized for their academic achievements and named...

Fri, 11/11/2016 — Students from 10 Kansas high schools were honored Nov. 7 by the University of Kansas Alumni Association and KU Endowment. A total of 90 seniors from high schools in Clay, Pottawatomie and Riley counties were recognized for their academic...

Fri, 11/11/2016 — The new president of the United States will affect U.S. foreign policy and relations around the world. Join this panel discussion as three University of Kansas faculty experts address global implications of the 2016 U.S. elections.  The...

Fri, 11/11/2016 — Students from 13 Kansas high schools were honored Nov. 7 by the University of Kansas Alumni Association and KU Endowment. A total of 341 seniors from high schools in Sedgwick County were recognized for their academic achievements and named...

Thu, 11/10/2016 — The University of Kansas Climate Study survey is in the history books, although there’s more work to do and winners to announce. KU’s Climate Study consultant, Rankin and Associates, is distilling information from the data gathered from...

Thu, 11/10/2016 — The Spencer Museum of Art invites viewers to contemplate the past, present and future with the exhibition “Temporal Turn: Art and Speculation in Contemporary Asia,” which opens today. This major international exhibition at the University of...

Thu, 11/10/2016 — The University of Kansas has earned another top-10 spot from Military Times in its Best for Vets: Colleges 2017 rankings. The rankings, released Nov. 1, rate schools on a number of factors, including an assessment of veteran and military...

Thu, 11/10/2016 — As network anchors and pundits appeared stunned at Donald Trump's Electoral College victory Tuesday night, it was obvious much political polling data had missed the mark. Also most prediction markets — often touted as a better indicator for...

Wed, 11/09/2016 — The University of Kansas Center for Undergraduate Research launched a new federal work-study based program to help first-year students with an early start to conduct research.  The Emerging Scholars Program provides an hourly wage for...

Wed, 11/09/2016 — For older adults, physical activity is apt to shield against cognitive decline and forms of dementia such as Alzheimer’s disease (AD). Yet, as people age and some experience cognitive impairment, they tend to become less physically...

Wed, 11/09/2016 — The University of Kansas debate team of sophomore Christopher Fry and junior William Katz won a tournament hosted by the University of Central Oklahoma. The Kansas duo defeated the University of Texas in the championship debate. This marked the...

Wed, 11/09/2016 — Instances of mass killings and government violence spike domestic terrorism and allow terrorist groups to use grievances against government oppression to recruit more members, according to a new study that includes a University of Kansas...

Tue, 11/08/2016 — As voters cast their ballots for president today, a University of Kansas expert on polling and partisanship pinpoints what to watch for in the handful of states seemingly up for grabs, and he reflects on this divisive election. Patrick Miller,...


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