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Thu, 10/27/2011 — More Information Conference details Nearly 200 of the world’s leading experts on software engineering will gather at the University of Kansas next month to exchange research on the development of more efficient, reliable and secure software systems during the 26th Annual IEEE/ACM International Conference on Automated Software Engineering. Perry Alexander, director of KU’s Information and Telecommunication Technology

Thu, 10/27/2011 — Multiple generations of African writers, theater practitioners and critics will explore the state, focus and direction of African literatures within a global context and from new critical perspectives during the symposium “African Literatures...

Thu, 10/27/2011 — The KU Center for Sustainability presented its fifth annual Sustainability Leadership Awards on Oct. 26 as part of Campus Sustainability Week festivities. The awards recognize outstanding leadership and creativity in addressing issues of...

Thu, 10/27/2011 — For millennia, communities in Afghanistan have depended upon ingenious systems called karez to move water for drinking and agricultural irrigation. “A karez is an underground tunnel that transports water from the mountainous regions where...

Wed, 10/26/2011 — The works of two esteemed guest artists will be featured in the University Dance Company fall concerts Nov. 17-18 at the University of Kansas. Company members will dance two works by guest artists Janet Charleston and Jennifer Hart. The...

Wed, 10/26/2011 — Craig Martin, leader of one of the world’s largest engineering services firms, will deliver the 2011 Distinguished Engineering Lecture at the University of Kansas. Martin, a 1972 KU School of Engineering graduate, will return to campus...

Wed, 10/26/2011 — The University Career Center at the University of Kansas will have its 12th annual Education Career Fair from 12:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 2, in the Kansas Union Ballroom. The event is open to students and professionals...

Tue, 10/25/2011 — More Information Department of History Conference registration 'Border Wars' concept belongs to modern coaches, not history LAWRENCE – Mention the Civil War, and history buffs tend to think of Gettysburg, Bull Run or maybe Fort Sumter, but rarely of the terrorist and guerrilla attacks along the Kansas-Missouri border that characterized the war in the West. “Yet

Tue, 10/25/2011 — Delta Epsilon Iota honor society will stage its annual clothing drive next month, focusing on professional apparel for the benefit of University of Kansas students. The accepted clothing will stock the Professional Clothing Closet, located...

Tue, 10/25/2011 — Broadband connections continue to grow to meet consumer demand in Kansas, and the development of wireless business models will help further expand access to such service statewide, according to a new report by the Center for Applied Economics at...

Mon, 10/24/2011 — The University of Kansas has reaffirmed its commitment to making scholarly work widely available by becoming one of the first American universities to sign the Berlin Declaration on Open Access to Knowledge in the Sciences and Humanities. ...

Mon, 10/24/2011 — University of California-Berkeley Distinguished Professor of Chemistry Carolyn R. Bertozzi will deliver the fifth biennial Richard L. Schowen Lectures in Bioorganic Chemistry next month. Bertozzi is scheduled to present two lectures on her...

Fri, 10/21/2011 — Despite a challenging economy and looming budget cuts — or maybe because of it — Kansas Public Radio donors made the station’s membership drive the most successful fall drive in the station’s history. After eight days of on-air fund...

Fri, 10/21/2011 — Today’s use of "Border Wars" to describe athletic rivalries between the University of Kansas and the University of Missouri did not evolve in the decades that followed the Civil War, according to a study at the University of Kansas. ...

Fri, 10/21/2011 — Kansas Advocates for Better Care, a statewide nonprofit dedicated to “Advocating for Quality Long-Term Care,” announced that it will present Rosemary Chapin, University of Kansas professor of social welfare, with the KABC Caring Award Sunday,

Fri, 10/21/2011 — Darlene Clark Hine More Information Department of American Studies LAWRENCE – Darlene Clark Hine, a leading historian of the African-American experience and a pioneer of African-American women’s history, will speak on the role of black women in nursing and health care, as well as in the Civil Rights Movement, before the 1950s. Hine is speaking on “Rehearsal for Freedom: Black Professional

Thu, 10/20/2011 — The troublesome gap between university drug research and pharmaceutical company application may narrow in the future, thanks to an agreement signed recently between the University of Kansas and a rapidly emerging new enterprise: BioPontis...

Thu, 10/20/2011 — The University of Kansas welcomes educator and activist Tony Porter as keynote speaker at the annual Jana Mackey Distinguished Lecture Series in memory of late women’s rights activist and KU law student Jana Lynne Mackey. This year’s...

Thu, 10/20/2011 — Poets and scholars from across the nation will come to the University of Kansas in November for the Eberhardt Colloquium in honor of a KU professor and poet. The featured guests will examine the life and work of Kenneth Irby, associate...

Thu, 10/20/2011 — Akbar Ahmed, called “the world’s leading authority on contemporary Islam” by BBC News, will be at the Dole Institute of Politics at the University of Kansas next week. Ahmed will be featured in a Dole Forum event scheduled for 7:30 p.m.


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