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Tue, 07/19/2011 — Col. Ernie Garcia, superintendent of the Kansas Highway Patrol, congratulated 49 new law enforcement officers during their graduation from the Kansas Law Enforcement Training Center on July 15. The new officers were members of the 213th...

Mon, 07/18/2011 — A new full-color map of Kearny County in southwestern Kansas featuring surface geology – from widespread silt deposits and active sand dunes to formations made up of Rocky Mountain debris – is available from the Kansas Geological Survey,...

Mon, 07/18/2011 — University of Kansas faculty and alumni are traveling to Haiti this month with a team to meet with Haitian officials and civic groups to explore the potential for a collaborative research project in education and technology. They are part of...

Fri, 07/15/2011 — A new KU facility for collaborative research in sustainable energy will officially “power up” on Saturday, July 16 with a 10:30 a.m. dedication ceremony and a 10 a.m. to noon open house. The public is invited to attend, and refreshments will...

Thu, 07/14/2011 — University of Kansas Chancellor Bernadette Gray-Little issued the following statement regarding the death of student Hallie Steele: "On behalf of the KU community, I offer deepest condolences to the family and friends of Hallie Steele. Our...

Wed, 07/13/2011 — Thirty-three Fulbright international students are attending this year’s Fulbright Pre-Academic Summer Program at the University of Kansas to help them acclimate to academic life and American culture before they begin their graduate studies....

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 — 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...

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...

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 — 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...

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.


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