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Mon, 10/17/2011 — The Bioscience & Technology Business Center at the University of Kansas will house another biotech company with ties to the university. Mencuro Therapeutics Inc., a drug development company focused on pain treatment, has leased space at...

Fri, 10/14/2011 — The KU Symphony Orchestra will perform a Halloween concert at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 28, 2011, in the Lied Center auditorium.A community-wide costume contest will start at 6:30 p.m. in the Lied Center Seymour Gallery. ...

Fri, 10/14/2011 — John Poggio, professor of psychology and research, and Neal Kingston, associate professor of psychology and research in education at the University of Kansas School of Education, are available to speak with media about Kansas’ application for...

Fri, 10/14/2011 — The University of Kansas has landed a seven-year, $8.9 million grant to ensure students in low-income districts not only are aware of the educational opportunities available to them, but that they improve their grades, graduate from high school...

Fri, 10/14/2011 — The Hall Center for the Humanities is bringing Diane Ravitch, education historian and policy analyst, to campus as part of its 2011-2012 Humanities Lecture Series. “Will School Reform Improve the Schools?” begins at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 18,

Thu, 10/13/2011 — Christopher R. Drahozal, professor of law at the University of Kansas, will testify before Congress this week during a hearing on “Arbitration: Is It Fair When Forced?” Drahozal will present his testimony before the Senate Judiciary...

Thu, 10/13/2011 — More Information Natural History Museum Let’s say you’ve been good all week, following your diet as best you can, and you completed a major project under deadline. Spying a slice of decadent dessert, you think: I deserve this chocolate cake. If you could peer into the brain, what kinds of processes would be involved in thinking of that slice of cake as a reward? New research at the University of Kansas has focused on

Thu, 10/13/2011 — A spring 2011 graduate of the University of Kansas School of Law has been tapped as the newest fellow to the school’s Medical-Legal Partnership Clinic. Hannah Sandal is serving the clinic for 11 months through a postgraduate fellowship...

Thu, 10/13/2011 — The state’s most prestigious recognition for excellence in research will be presented for the 30th consecutive year at 3:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 9. The four honorees represent the University of Kansas’ Lawrence and Medical Center campuses...

Thu, 10/13/2011 — Calling all shutterbugs: Enter KU Endowment’s photo contest, compete for prizes of $250 and see your photos published online and/or in print. From now through Nov. 30, KU Endowment welcomes photos representing all University of Kansas...

Wed, 10/12/2011 — Two lectures on the University of Kansas campus will provide valuable insight on a burgeoning world power and help students prepare for a changing global economy. Seniors in the Self Engineering Leadership Fellows Program at the KU School...

Wed, 10/12/2011 — Anyone who has ever been a student has been told to listen, perhaps even that like patience, listening is a virtue. A University of Kansas professor has published articles arguing that while listening is indeed a virtue, pretending to listen is...

Wed, 10/12/2011 — The Research and Training Center on Independent Living (RTC/IL) at the University of Kansas received a five-year, $4.25 million grant from the National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research to help people with disabilities live in...

Wed, 10/12/2011 — KU Libraries will recognize outstanding staff, faculty and benefactors during its annual Celebration of Excellence. The event will be Friday, Oct. 14, at Carnegie Library in downtown Lawrence. A cocktail reception will begin at 5:30 p.m.,...

Tue, 10/11/2011 — A new University of Kansas Libraries award will honor an outstanding KU librarian each year. The Anschutz Foundation, of Denver, and former KU Chancellor Gene Budig and his wife, Gretchen, each provided $25,000 to KU Endowment to create...

Tue, 10/11/2011 — Daisy Hill residence halls will offer Lawrence trick-or-treaters the annual “Halloween in the Halls,” including a kid-friendly haunted house and carnival, from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 23. Youngsters can trick-or-treat in Lewis...

Mon, 10/10/2011 — The Kansas Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Research Center has been awarded a five-year, $7 million grant from the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development. The KIDDRC is one of only 15...

Mon, 10/10/2011 — A sculpture created by a 2011 University of Kansas graduate is considered among the best contemporary student works in North America, according to the International Sculpture Center. David Platter, who received a master’s degree of fine...

Fri, 10/07/2011 — An assistant professor at the University of Kansas School of Engineering is working with a team of researchers to develop new treatments to prevent the spread of HIV to women. Sarah Kieweg, assistant professor of mechanical engineering, recently...

Fri, 10/07/2011 — Robert C. Rowland More Information KU Department of Communication Studies LAWRENCE – Robert C. Rowland, a communication professor at the University of Kansas, has been named the winner of the 2011 Douglas W. Ehninger Distinguished Rhetorical Scholar Award by the National Communication Association. The Ehninger Distinguished Rhetorical Scholar Award is the NCA’s top research award in rhetorical


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