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Tue, 11/20/2012 — Prominent political practitioners, including strategists, journalists and pollsters, will analyze the 2012 election results at the Post-Election Conference, sponsored by the Dole Institute of Politics at the University of Kansas. The event...

Tue, 11/20/2012 — A team from the University of Kansas School of Engineering was selected to participate in a competition from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) to design a humanoid robot capable of performing a broad range of human tasks in...

Tue, 11/20/2012 — Phillip Hofstra More Information Faculty Awards LAWRENCE – Phillip Hofstra, professor of design, was awarded the 2012 H.O.P.E. Award during the Nov. 17 KU vs. Iowa State football game in Memorial Stadium at the University of Kansas. Established by the Class of 1959, the H.O.P.E. Award -- Honor for an Outstanding Progressive Educator -- recognizes outstanding

Tue, 11/20/2012 — The University of Kansas School of Music will present the 88th annual Holiday Vespers concerts and pre-Vespers organ and brass concerts next month. ...

Mon, 11/19/2012 — More Information POC Fund application LAWRENCE – The University of Kansas has announced a new fund to support KU research projects that are near the commercialization stage and have the potential to become marketplace solutions in the near future. The new Proof of Concept (POC) Fund will provide funding to mature KU research projects for one year to make the technologies more attractive for

Mon, 11/19/2012 — The University of Kansas is part of a new collaborative initiative to improve undergraduate teaching and learning, especially in the areas of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) fields. The initiative, called the Bay View...

Mon, 11/19/2012 — Terry Evans More Information Department of Design Hallmark Design Symposium Series LAWRENCE – Celebrated photographer and University of Kansas alumna Terry Evans will give a lecture on her work in conjunction with The Hallmark Design Symposium at 6 p.m. Nov. 26 in Budig Hall Room 110. The lecture is free and open to the public. The biweekly symposium is supported by

Fri, 11/16/2012 — When substance abuse necessitates the separation of children from families, the process of reuniting them while addressing the substance abuse issues is never easy. Researchers at the University of Kansas have partnered with the states of...

Fri, 11/16/2012 — Four University of Kansas faculty members have been named Chancellors Club Teaching Professors: Philip Barnard, professor of English; Winnie Dunn, professor of occupational therapy; Paul R. Hanson, professor of chemistry; and Jack...

Fri, 11/16/2012 — A candidate for dean of the School of Engineering will visit the University of Kansas on Monday and participate in an open forum. Amr Elnashai, professor and head of the department of civil and environmental engineering at the University of...

Fri, 11/16/2012 — University of Kansas faculty, students and staff attended the 2012 Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students (ABRCMS) last week in San Jose, Calif. There was a delegation of seven students, three faculty and four staff from KU...

Thu, 11/15/2012 — Researchers at the University of Kansas have found that students who do well in educational, web-based video games also do well in traditional academic achievement. Now, with the support of a National Science Foundation grant, they will be...

Thu, 11/15/2012 — Greg Ludvigson, senior scientist at the Kansas Geological Survey based at the University of Kansas, has been named a Fellow of one of the world's largest geological societies. Ludvigson was elected a Fellow of the Geological Society of America,

Wed, 11/14/2012 — A black-and-white photograph of an unidentified bridesmaid helping an unidentified bride adjust her veil. Three other women are partially visible in the background of the image. The groom's last name has been identified as "Johnson."

Wed, 11/14/2012 — This past summer four recent graduates from the University of Kansas Department of Design worked with the Genesis+Art Studio to use art to promote social justice and reconciliation within the East Belfast community in Northern Ireland. Chuck...

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Wed, 11/14/2012 — People of nearly all political persuasions agree the United States needs to do more to develop new energy resources. A provision of the Energy Policy Act of 2005 was specifically designed to encourage energy development on tribal land, yet not...

Tue, 11/13/2012 — Stroll through any U.S. college campus today, and you'll see a good percentage of students with noses buried in their smart phones. Many of them are texting. "They're digital natives, meaning they're really used to using technology first and...

Tue, 11/13/2012 — Sir Robert Worcester

Tue, 11/13/2012 — A candidate for dean of the School of Engineering will visit the University of Kansas this week and participate in an open forum. Michael Branicky, professor and chair of the electrical engineering and computer science department at Case...

Tue, 11/13/2012 — Wichita-based sculptor Randy Regier will participate in a public discussion at the Spencer Museum at 5 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 15. In conversation with curator Kate Meyer, the artist will talk about his sculpture, "Impending Future Bus," as well as...


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