KU news archive

Mon, 10/08/2012 — The University of Kansas Theatre will open its 2012-13 season with a production of "The 39 Steps," adapted by Patrick Barlow from the novel by John Buchan and the movie by Alfred Hitchcock. Performances are at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 12-13, Oct. 18-20...

Fri, 10/05/2012 — Poster by Jing Jian, Olathe Poster by Alyssa Bastien, St. Louis More Information KU's Get Out the Vote posters LAWRENCE ‚ Get Out The Vote Posters created by seven University of Kansas Department of Design students were recently selected for an exhibition at the American Institute for Graphic Arts National Design Center in New York City. Two students,

Fri, 10/05/2012 — More Information KU Field Station Event: Media are invited to the dedication of the Stan and Janet Roth Trailhead structure and Trail at the University of Kansas Field Station. Some 200 attendees are expected at this private event. Event organizers: This is a joint event held by the Kansas Biological Survey and KU Endowment. When: A brief program starts at 2 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 7, followed

Thu, 10/04/2012 — Capitol Federal Foundation of Topeka has committed a $20 million lead gift toward construction of a new School of Business building at the University of Kansas. The announcement of the gift—the largest in the business school's history—will...

Thu, 10/04/2012 — When the Supreme Court ruled in Citizens United vs. Federal Elections Commission in 2010, it effectively stated that corporations are people under the First Amendment, able to spend as much money on some forms of political speech as they wish...

Thu, 10/04/2012 — The 2012 Dole Leadership Prize will be presented to Wounded Warrior Project at 4 p.m. Oct. 14 at the Dole Institute of Politics. A family-friendly community celebration will follow the program from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. and will include free...

Thu, 10/04/2012 — More Information Office of Research & Graduate Studies LAWRENCE – Starting your own technology-based company and being your own boss is a dream for some people, but where do you begin? Inventors face a maze of legal and financial challenges that can stifle creativity and innovation before a company even gets off the ground. To help sort it all out, the University of Kansas will host a free all-day workshop

Wed, 10/03/2012 — Researchers at the University of Kansas have been awarded a five-year, $24.5 million grant to develop a national center to assist schools across the country to implement KU's successful model for educating general and special education students...

Wed, 10/03/2012 — The University of Kansas Alumni Association and the student-led Homecoming Steering Committee have named the KU Alumni Band as the winner of this year's Rich and Judy Billings Spirit of 1912 Award. The annual award recognizes special...

Wed, 10/03/2012 —  The University of Kansas Libraries and Information Technology, in partnership with the Greater Western Library Alliance and the Great Plains Network, have been awarded a grant from the Institute for Museum and Library Studies to explore and...

Wed, 10/03/2012 — A team of architectural engineering students from the University of Kansas School of Engineering received high honors for accomplishments in a national prestressed concrete beam design competition. The group of Jayhawk engineers finished...

Tue, 10/02/2012 — The TV shows make it look dramatic. A hoarder, someone who has accumulated so many piles of junk and possessions he can barely move in his own home, is nearly buried alive. But the problem is no scripted drama. Real people across the country...

Tue, 10/02/2012 — More Information KU Endowment WHAT: University and School of Business leaders, KU Endowment and a donor will join in a celebration to announce a historic gift for the KU School of Business. WHEN: 1:30 to 2 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 4. Please arrive no later than 1:20 p.m.; the event will begin promptly at 1:30 p.m. WHERE: Kemper Foyer in the Lied Center of Kansas, 1600 Stewart Ave., Lawrence.

Tue, 10/02/2012 — The James Marston Fitch Charitable Foundation just announced that it has awarded an $11,500 2012 Mid-Career Grant to Daniel Serda, lecturer in the KU Department of Urban Planning. Serda has been on the KU faculty since 2001 and has served on...

Tue, 10/02/2012 — The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at the University of Kansas and Ottawa University in Ottawa have announced an agreement to offer Osher Lifelong Learning courses on the Ottawa campus this fall. "We are excited to partner with KU's Osher...

Mon, 10/01/2012 — With Kansas and the nation cautiously recovering from a recession, and with a heated presidential election just weeks away, Donna Ginther thinks it's a good time for a candid conversation about factors contributing to the growth of the state...

Mon, 10/01/2012 — Sarah Vowell, former NPR contributor and author of six best-selling books on American history and culture, will speak at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 10, in the Woodruff Auditorium in the Kansas Union. Her lecture, "An Evening with Sarah Vowell," is...

Mon, 10/01/2012 — Heather Desaire More Information Department of Chemistry LAWRENCE – A faculty member in the Department of Chemistry at the University of Kansas has received a $1.38 million grant from the National Institutes of Health for research that will seek ways to improve the process of creating HIV vaccines. Heather Desaire, professor of chemistry, received the grant for

Mon, 10/01/2012 — More Information School of Law LAWRENCE – Bucking national trends, the University of Kansas School of Law saw a 19 percent increase in applicants for the entering class of 2012 and enrolled a class whose academic credentials held steady despite a challenging legal market. KU was one of only 11 of 198 law schools accredited by the American Bar Association to see a more than 10 percent increase

Fri, 09/28/2012 — A border is much more than a line drawn on a map. According to Alexander Diener, assistant professor of geography at the University of Kansas, borders are political, social, environmental and economic forces that shape our lives. "Human...


Pages



Rock Chalk and good luck to KU senior Kathryn Ammon during her upcoming interviews as a finalist for the Marshall a… https://t.co/JVHMV4PyNV


One of 34 U.S. public institutions in the prestigious Association of American Universities
44 nationally ranked graduate programs.
—U.S. News & World Report
Top 50 nationwide for size of library collection.
—ALA
23rd nationwide for service to veterans —"Best for Vets," Military Times
KU Today