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Wed, 11/09/2011 — More Information School of Business WHAT: Jide Wintoki, assistant professor of finance in the KU School of Business, is available to speak with media about the ongoing European financial crisis. Italy's bond yields passed 7 percent this morning, breaching a financial and psychological point at which markets consider countries at risk of being unable to fund themselves. This could have disastrous implications for the European

Wed, 11/09/2011 — Using a new, noninvasive mathematical tool, the Kansas Geological Survey based at the University of Kansas has been collecting data on underground rocks in an Ellis County oil and gas field. The Survey is studying the Arbuckle Group of...

Wed, 11/09/2011 — To honor the courageous service of Kansas men and women, the Dole Institute and KU ROTC will host a special salute to veterans, followed by music and dancing, in “A Tribute to Veterans: USO Style” on Sunday, Nov. 13. The community is...

Wed, 11/09/2011 — Legal scholars from universities across the nation will explore the state of arbitration law during the 2011 Kansas Law Review symposium. “Perspectives on the Current State of Arbitration Law” will take place from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m....

Tue, 11/08/2011 — In a new book on U.S. immigration, University of Kansas sociologist Tanya Golash-Boza proposes that legalizing immigrants currently in the United States would not only be cost-effective but also a step toward focusing on the human rights of...

Tue, 11/08/2011 — The Bioscience & Technology Business Center at the University of Kansas (BTBC at KU) has a new system vice president and executive director at its KU Medical Center facility. Frank Kruse, a business leader with more than 20 years of...

Tue, 11/08/2011 — Rap is more than a collection of beats, a string of words and a cultural force full of bluster and hype. Rather, it’s poetry, hidden in plain sight. Adam Bradley, author of “The Anthology of Rap” and co-author of Common’s memoir, “One...

Tue, 11/08/2011 — Tom Beisecker More Information School of Law LAWRENCE – A national expert on jury decision-making will deliver a public lecture on “The Role of Narrative in the Courtroom” at the University of Kansas School of Law. Tom Beisecker, an associate professor in the communication studies department, will speak at 4 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 10, in 106 Green Hall. Beisecker is the inaugural Shook, Hardy &

Mon, 11/07/2011 — Alan Black, a University of Kansas professor emeritus of urban planning, has established a $1.4 million commitment through KU Endowment. His gift will create KU’s first professorship in urban planning. A professor in KU’s Department of...

Mon, 11/07/2011 — More Information Kansas-Missouri Summit on Access, Attainment and Completion The University of Kansas, the University of Missouri-Kansas City and Metropolitan Community College will host a bistate summit to address barriers that lead to low college access, completion rates and degree attainment on Tuesday, Nov. 8, at UMKC’s student union. The Kansas-Missouri Summit on Access, Attainment & Completion will provide

Mon, 11/07/2011 — John Head was conducting research in China and Italy when the international financial crisis of 2008 and 2009 hit. Observing how the respective legal system of each country, and that in his home nation, played into the market crashes and...

Mon, 11/07/2011 — Raj Bhala More Information Woodyard Awards LAWRENCE – Professor Raj Bhala will receive the 2011 George and Eleanor Woodyard International Educator Award on Wednesday, Nov. 9. The award recognizes University of Kansas faculty on the Lawrence campus who have demonstrated outstanding leadership in strengthening KU's international dimension in such areas as curriculum development, study abroad

Fri, 11/04/2011 — The University of Kansas Libraries is taking part of its world-class Irish collections on the road to Boston, hosting a public event that will highlight the exhibit and feature a noted scholar of Irish literature. The event, “Saints and...

Fri, 11/04/2011 — Nathan Lindsey and Christopher Omlid More Information School of Law LAWRENCE – A pair of University of Kansas School of Law students captured first place at the International Moot Court Competition in Information Technology & Privacy Law. Not only did Nathan Lindsey and Christopher Omlid win first place in the oral arguments phase of the competition, but the judges also awarded them the prize

Fri, 11/04/2011 — More Information Natural History Museum To find the best information about a subject, you’ve got to know your facts from opinions, and data from assumption. It’s a skill that you may possess as an adult. But how do children learn to test arguments, or to ferret out the truth of a claim? Janis Bulgren, associate research professor at the KU Center for Research on Learning, will lead a conversation about recent research

Fri, 11/04/2011 — Raising a child with a mental or a physical disability is tough work for any parent. But just imagine the added stresses for a parent on active duty in the U.S. armed forces: Possible deployments to war zones, base reassignments and recurrent...

Thu, 11/03/2011 — University of Kansas anthropologist and Maya scholar John Hoopes and his students are watching predicted doomsday dates such as 11/11/11 and Dec. 21, 2012, with considerable skepticism. Hoopes is regarded as one of the major go-to guys to...

Wed, 11/02/2011 — Students from the University of Kansas School of Pharmacy will offer free health care screenings from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday, Nov. 4, on the fourth floor of the Kansas Union. KU students, employees and the public are invited to attend. KU...

Wed, 11/02/2011 — The University Career Center at the University of Kansas is hosting its annual Internship and Summer Camp Fair from 3:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 9, 2011, in the Adams Alumni Center, 1266 Oread Ave. The event is open to all...

Wed, 11/02/2011 — A journalist’s job is to tell the stories and document the history of a community as it happens. Jerry Crawford II, assistant professor of journalism at the University of Kansas, is working to determine how historically black colleges and...


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