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Thu, 02/09/2012 — The Arab Spring has opened up a plethora of opportunities for change in the Middle East and North Africa. The U.S. State Department awarded a grant to the University of Kansas for a Women’s Leadership Institute that is giving 18 young women...

Thu, 02/09/2012 — The names of more than 1,600 candidates for degrees for the fall 2011 semester at the University of Kansas have been announced by the Office of the University Registrar. Graduate and undergraduate degrees are conferred in December based on...

Wed, 02/08/2012 — University of Kansas Chancellor Bernadette Gray-Little will be the keynote speaker at Fort Leavenworth’s Black History Month luncheon at noon Thursday, Feb. 9. She’ll discuss the role the United States military has played in the civil rights...

Wed, 02/08/2012 — Ron Sullivan More Information School of Law LAWRENCE – A debate about affirmative action in university admissions will be the centerpiece of Black History Month events at the University of Kansas School of Law. Harvard law professor Ron Sullivan will debate on behalf of the Black Law Students Association, and Roger Clegg, president and general counsel of the Center for Equal Opportunity, will

Wed, 02/08/2012 — University of Kansas associate professor of history Jeff Moran, author of the forthcoming “American Genesis: Antievolution Controversies from Scopes to Intelligent Design,” will speak at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 16, in the Commons at Spooner...

Tue, 02/07/2012 — Average groundwater levels throughout western and central Kansas dropped more in the past year than they had annually since 1996, according to preliminary data compiled by the Kansas Geological Survey, based at the University of Kansas. In...

Tue, 02/07/2012 — A $2.4 million gift to KU Endowment from the estate of University of Kansas alumnus George A. Daniels has created an endowed scholarship for KU undergraduates. The renewable, unrestricted scholarship fund will benefit students with academic...

Tue, 02/07/2012 — KU Student Senate, working with KU Memorial Unions, has launched a Student Design Center. Graphic design students have been employed to provide graphic design services to registered University of Kansas student clubs and organizations. The...

Mon, 02/06/2012 — A University of Kansas researcher and scientists from China and the United Kingdom have again played what may be the world’s oldest love song. Click to play. Using an exquisitely...

Mon, 02/06/2012 — Suman Mallik More Information School of Business LAWRENCE – It’s a common risk-versus-reward question in business: How much inventory should you pre-sell at a conservative price, and how much should you retain and try to sell later at a higher price? A University of Kansas researcher has potentially cracked the code with regard to TV advertising sales. Suman Mallik, an associate professor in the KU

Mon, 02/06/2012 — University of Kansas students and the public have the opportunity to learn about environmental planning from a nationally known climate action planning expert at the upcoming Galloway Lecture Series. Michael R. Boswell, a professor of city...

Fri, 02/03/2012 — Every presidential election year, certain hot-button issues come to the forefront. This year is no different with discussions of abortion, taxes and gun control. A University of Kansas law professor has authored an article arguing that in...

Thu, 02/02/2012 — Steven Case, co-director of the UKanTeach program at the University of Kansas, is available to speak with media about the National Math and Science Initiative’s call for the United States to invigorate the way it teaches science, technology,...

Thu, 02/02/2012 — More Information KU Biodiesel Initiative LAWRENCE – A multidisciplinary group of researchers and students from the University of Kansas will have a prominent role at the nation’s largest biodiesel conference. The University of Kansas Biodiesel Initiative – a team of faculty and students that transforms used cooking oil into biodiesel fuel – will host a forum at the ninth annual National Biodiesel Conference on Feb. 5

Wed, 02/01/2012 — a modern form of slavery involving women, men and children — affects Kansas and what the state is doing to end it. His talk will be followed by a ...

Wed, 02/01/2012 — Tim Pawlenty, former Minnesota governor and former Republican presidential candidate, will speak at the University of Kansas next week. Pawlenty will be featured in a Dole Forum event at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 7, at the Dole Institute of...

Wed, 02/01/2012 — Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and best-selling author David Cay Johnston will be among the presenters at the Kansas Journal of Law and Public Policy’s 2011-12 symposium at the University of Kansas School of Law. “Corporate Tax Reform:

Tue, 01/31/2012 — Virginia Scharff, Distinguished Professor of History at the University of New Mexico and director of the Center for the Study of the Southwest, will speak at the Lied Center pavilion on “The Women Jefferson Loved.” The talk is at 7:30 p.m....

Tue, 01/31/2012 — The University Career Fair will take place from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 8, on Level 5 of the Kansas Union. Attendees should expect to see a higher number of internship and career opportunities this year as employer registrations are up...

Tue, 01/31/2012 — More than 90 University of Kansas students were initiated into the Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi at the end of the fall semester. The student members of Phi Kappa Phi represent the top of their academic programs. The KU chapter, which was...


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