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Mon, 11/21/2011 — More Information School of Business LAWRENCE – With the holiday shopping season set to begin this week, millions of Americans will soon descend upon their local shopping malls in search of the hottest new clothes, toys and electronics. And according to a University of Kansas researcher, shoppers who use cash will view their purchases very differently than those who use credit cards. New research by Promothesh

Mon, 11/21/2011 — More Information Lied Center LAWRENCE – A Chinese student group at the University of Kansas will host the 2012 Greater Kansas Area Chinese New Year Gala at 6:30 p.m. Jan. 22 at the Lied Center. Hosted by the KU Chinese Student & Scholar Friendship Association (KUCSSFA), the Chinese New Year Gala will feature performances from various Kansas artists, dancers, singers and musicians, as well as opportunities for

Fri, 11/18/2011 — Every year, companies that own railroad track across the United States spend millions of dollars maintaining ballast, the crushed rock underneath railroad ties and steel rails. In addition to the high cost, railroads must reroute trains around...

Thu, 11/17/2011 — More Information Strategic Planning The University of Kansas community will participate in the first all-day strategic initiative summit, Sustaining the Planet, Powering the World, starting at 8:30 a.m. Friday, Nov. 18. The summit is hosted by the Office of the Provost and will take place at The Commons in Spooner Hall. The attendance and participation of individuals from across the KU community are imperative to the

Thu, 11/17/2011 — On just about any given day, a person can find more than one story in the media about same-sex marriage and from a variety of perspectives on the matter. But can the media a person chooses to consume sway his or her opinion on a matter as hotly...

Thu, 11/17/2011 — Bernadette Gray-Little More Information Office of the Chancellor LAWRENCE – Chancellor Bernadette Gray-Little has been honored with the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Board of Trustees’ highest award. At a ceremony Wednesday night, Gray-Little received the William Richardson Davie Award, which recognizes extraordinary service to the university or society. “I am truly honored to

Wed, 11/16/2011 — The nationally recognized University of Kansas Center of Latin American Studies this week will celebrate its 50th anniversary. The center invites all faculty, students, alumni and friends to attend its 50th anniversary conference Saturday,...

Wed, 11/16/2011 — The Dole Institute of Politics at the University of Kansas will present the fourth and final installment of the series “The Fall of the Soviet Union: 20 Years Later,” titled “The Future of the Post-Soviet Region,” with guest speaker Arzu...

Wed, 11/16/2011 — The Tunnel of Oppression will return for its 10th year at the University of Kansas. The Tunnel of Oppression is an intensive, interactive multimedia experience that forces participants to face different types of oppression, such as racism,...

Wed, 11/16/2011 — The University of Kansas School of Business and its Master of Business Administration program earned high praise in The Princeton Review’s 2012 edition of “The Best 294 Business Schools.” The publication, released in October, credited the...

Tue, 11/15/2011 — University of Kansas political scientist Burdett Loomis is editor of “The U.S. Senate: From Deliberation to Dysfunction,” a new book that looks at the mechanics of an institution that in many ways seems to be broken. The book evolved...

Tue, 11/15/2011 — University of Kansas School of Law professor Andrew W. Torrance has been appointed a Gruter Institute Research Fellow, placing him among the ranks of the nation’s foremost experts and innovators in law and behavioral science. The Gruter...

Tue, 11/15/2011 — The Bioscience & Technology Business Center at the University of Kansas (BTBC at KU) Main Facility has landed its seventh tenant – and this time, it’s a Fortune 500 company. Assurant Employee Benefits, a division of insurance leader...

Mon, 11/14/2011 — Financial services leader ING honored University of Kansas Professor Bruce Frey with the ING Professor of Excellence Award for his outstanding performance in the classroom and commitment to the profession. The award was presented Saturday, Nov....

Mon, 11/14/2011 — Julie Goonewardene, associate vice chancellor for innovation and entrepreneurship at the University of Kansas, has been elected to the American Medical Association (AMA) Board of Trustees as its designated public member. As a trustee,...

Mon, 11/14/2011 — Two University of Kansas professors were prime movers behind an internet-based health promotion initiative launched by the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO), the regional arm of the United Nations World Health Organization (WHO), Nov. 7 in...

Mon, 11/14/2011 — Anthony Amunategui Abad More Information School of Law LAWRENCE – An authority on international trade will deliver the 2011 Diplomat’s Forum lecture this week at the University of Kansas School of Law. Anthony Amunategui Abad, CEO and managing director of TA Trade Advisory Services in the Philippines, will give a talk on "Developments in the Association of Southeast Asian Nations and its Emerging

Fri, 11/11/2011 —  Louis Menand, author of “The Metaphysical Club” and “The Marketplace of Ideas: Reform and Resistance in the American University,” will speak at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 17, in the Auditorium at the Spencer Museum of Art. The...

Fri, 11/11/2011 —  The Robert J. Dole Institute of Politics and the Kansas University Alumni Association will host two free receptions and programs with Eisenhower scholar and author David Nichols, who will discuss his book, “Eisenhower 1956: The President's...

Thu, 11/10/2011 — More Information KU Libraries LAWRENCE – The University of Kansas will host the 10th annual GIS Day @ KU on Wednesday, Nov. 16, part of an international celebration that recognizes practical applications and technological innovations in geographic information systems. The symposium, which will run from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. on the fourth floor of the Kansas Union, is free and open to the public. GIS Day @ KU will include talks on


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