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Wed, 07/13/2011 — Aldon Nielsen, an award-winning poet and critic, will speak July 20 at the Hall Center for the Humanities at the University of Kansas at 7 p.m. Nielsen is the George and Barbara Kelly Professor of American Literature at Pennsylvania State...

Fri, 07/08/2011 — Eager to lend a helping hand, 34 students from the University of Kansas spent part of their summer volunteering in five states. KU’s student-run Alternative Breaks program centers on service-learning trips that provide opportunities for...

Fri, 07/08/2011 — Irish author Ian McDonald’s “The Dervish House” will receive the Campbell Award for the best science fiction novel of the year, and Geoffrey A. Landis’ “The Sultan of the Clouds” will receive the Sturgeon Award for the best short...

Fri, 07/08/2011 — A treasure trove of private letters, manuscripts and other papers by one of the most influential writers of the golden age of science fiction — who, along with Leonard Nimoy, is credited with inventing the “live long and prosper” Vulcan...

Thu, 07/07/2011 — Building business relationships and enhancing the Kansas economy are high priorities for the University of Kansas. To help further that mission, KU has created a new position and hired an experienced scientist and business strategist to lead the...

Tue, 07/05/2011 — Better access to preventive screenings and care for people with physical disabilities and cognitive limitations could help avert and prevent worsening of many chronic diseases that result in higher costs to the state’s Medicaid program,...

Fri, 07/01/2011 — The top-ranked Department of Public Administration at the University of Kansas is now the School of Public Affairs and Administration, effective July 1. “This is a big step toward enhancing an already impressive program,” said Provost...

Fri, 07/01/2011 — Eighteen young women from six countries attending a leadership institute at the University of Kansas this summer are not only attending classes but also sampling local cultural activities such as a Fourth of July picnic on a family produce farm.

Fri, 07/01/2011 — Oil production in Kansas rose and natural gas production dropped in 2010 as crude oil prices increased and gas prices remained weak, according to estimates from the Kansas Geological Survey at the University of Kansas. Kansas oil production...


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