Mon, 09/12/2011 — The KU Office of Diversity in Science Training will host its 5th Annual Welcome Reception honoring students and faculty mentors at KU and Haskell participating in 2011-12 programs funded by the National Institutes of Health to encourage...
Fri, 09/09/2011 — More Information View organizational chart LAWRENCE – Units currently under the Office of the Vice Provost for Student Success will be realigned to increase efficiency based on recommendations of the strategic planning process, KU Provost and Executive Vice Chancellor Jeffrey Vitter announced today. The new model, which will no longer include an Office of the Vice Provost for Student Success, also will more closely align
Fri, 09/09/2011 — More Information African and African American Studies LAWRENCE – An Egyptian activist, who is an outspoken author and human rights advocate, will deliver the 2011 Marwa Africana Lecture on Sept. 14 at the University of Kansas. Nawal El Saadawi, a psychiatrist, is a renowned feminist and activist who has openly addressed issues such as prostitution, female genital mutilation and discriminatory family laws. Exiled from her
Fri, 09/09/2011 — More Information School of Music LAWRENCE – The University of Kansas School of Music and Reach Out Kansas Inc. are teaming up in 2011-12 for The Kansas Partnership for the Arts, a series featuring numerous performances by renowned faculty, student and international guest artists. All series events are free and open to the public. The series will provide performances not only in Lawrence, Overland Park and elsewhere in the
Fri, 09/09/2011 — More Information How Are You Creative? LAWRENCE – A new initiative launched by the University of Kansas School of the Arts is devoted to collecting and sharing the stories of the artistic and creative endeavors of Kansans. The initiative, How Are You Creative, is similar to the oral history project StoryCorps, which records and preserves the stories of Americans from various backgrounds and beliefs. How Are You Creative will
Thu, 09/08/2011 — More Information KU Endowment LAWRENCE – The generosity of donors supporting the University of Kansas reached a new pinnacle in fiscal year 2011, totaling $153.2 million. This is the fourth year in a row of record private support for KU during a period marked by economic uncertainty. The gifts were recorded in the fiscal year that ended June 30, 2011. The total included gifts, current pledges and future commitments in
Thu, 09/08/2011 — Dole Institute of Politics will present the 2011 Dole Leadership Prize to former Ukrainian president and Orange Revolution leader, Viktor Yushchenko. The prize will be given at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Sept. 19 at the Dole Institute. The program is...