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Thu, 09/05/2013 — The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at the University of Kansas will offer eight courses at four sites in Topeka, including Brewster Place Retirement Community, Washburn University, McCrite Plaza Retirement Community and its new partner,...

Thu, 09/05/2013 —  Arsalan Iftikhar, author of “Islamic Pacifism: Global Muslims in the Post-Osama Era,” will speak at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 12, in the Woodruff Auditorium in the Kansas Union. His lecture, "The Role of Islam in Post 9/11 America," is the...

Thu, 09/05/2013 — Roger W. Ferguson Jr. will present “Ethics and the Financial Services Industry” at 6:30 p.m. Monday, Sept. 16, at the University of Kansas Edwards Campus. The 2013 Walter S. Sutton Lecture is free and open to the public. Ferguson is the...

Thu, 09/05/2013 —  Scientists have long speculated about the cause of the Younger Dryas, a sudden cold period that befell Earth as it emerged from the last Ice Age between about 12,800 and 11,500 years ago. Sometimes, this millennium-long temperature glitch is...

Thu, 09/05/2013 — LAWRENCE – The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at the University of Kansas has awarded the 2013 Career Achievement Teaching Award to a professor in the Department of English. The $1,000 award honors a retired faculty member in the College who has a distinguished career through excellence in teaching. James Hartman received the award for outstanding teaching at all levels of English courses at KU. Hartman is a professor emeritus of the English department in the area of language and linguistics. Anna Neill, associate professor and chair of the Department of English, nominated Hartman for the award. Neill emphasized Hartman’s positive and lasting influence on

Wed, 09/04/2013 — LAWRENCE – As the world’s glaciers and polar ice sheets continue to vanish, advanced technology for the study of this global change – and the resulting rise in sea level – is more important and more sophisticated than ever before. The multi-partner Center for Remote Sensing of Ice Sheets (CReSIS), headquartered at the University of Kansas, is a recognized world leader in this critical field of study. For that reason, the International Glaciological Society has chosen Lawrence as the site for its International Symposium on Radioglaciology, to take place Sept. 9-13 at KU. Nearly 100 researchers from more than 30 universities and research institutes around the world

Wed, 09/04/2013 — The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at the University of Kansas in partnership with Kansas State University and Meadowlark Hills will offer six courses in Manhattan this fall and a special discount for alumni association members. Most courses...

Wed, 09/04/2013 — A University of Kansas disability research center has published the eighth edition of “Guidelines: How to Write and Report About People with Disabilities,” a nationally known publication. The recommendations for disability terminology are...

Wed, 09/04/2013 —  The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at the University of Kansas in partnership with Hutchinson Community College will offer four courses and two special events this fall and a special discount for alumni association members. Courses are held...

Wed, 09/04/2013 — This summer marked the 10th anniversary of the Robert J. Dole Institute of Politics dedication at the University of Kansas. The Dole Institute will commemorate this milestone throughout the 2013-2014 school year with a special 10th anniversary...

Wed, 09/04/2013 —  The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at the University of Kansas in partnership with Ottawa University will offer two courses on the OU campus this fall and a special discount for alumni association members. “Exploring the Northern Isles of...

Wed, 09/04/2013 — LAWRENCE – Thomas Heilke, dean of graduate studies and professor of political science at the University of Kansas, has been named associate dean of the College of Graduate Studies and inaugural director of the Residential Graduate College at the University of British Columbia’s Okanagan Campus. The appointment is effective Jan. 1. Heilke, a native of Canada, joined the KU faculty in 1990 and progressed to full professor in 2004. He served as associate dean of international programs from 2003 to 2007, including six months as acting dean, and became director of the Center for Global and International Studies in 2010. He became dean of graduate studies in 2012,

Wed, 09/04/2013 — People use Twitter to share pictures of everything from their breakfasts to their children and pets. Not surprisingly, the extremely popular social media outlet has also been picked up as a way to share images in an ages-old way: as propaganda...

Tue, 09/03/2013 —  More than 7,500 CDs and DVDs, 7,800 vinyl albums, 300 pieces of equipment and several musical instruments will be for sale at the 11th annual For Your Ears Only event, a benefit for University of Kansas Audio-Reader. Music lovers, vinyl...

Tue, 09/03/2013 —  The Department of English at the University of Kansas hopes to put Lawrence on the map for more minority graduate students during a weekend preview event. The department will host its first Jayhawk English Sneak Peek Weekend to introduce...

Tue, 09/03/2013 — Although his rule ended more than 20 centuries ago, Julius Caesar remains one of the most well-known political figures in Western civilization. He has been the subject of plays, novels and films — and now an upcoming colloquium at the...

Tue, 09/03/2013 —  Since 2007, the Thomas D. Galloway Lecture Series has brought internationally acclaimed experts in architecture, design and planning to the University of Kansas. This fall’s Galloway Lecture presentation will feature Dan Wood and Amale Andraos,

Tue, 09/03/2013 — Birds are subjects of great interest to many people. They are often easy-to-spot, charismatic and beautiful. Because of this interest, birds tend to be well-studied, and most years see only a handful of new bird species discovered and described...

Tue, 09/03/2013 — LAWRENCE – The University of Kansas will offer its No. 1 nationally rated special education graduate program online, becoming the highest-ranked program in the nation offered fully online. KU is partnering with Everspring, an educational, technology, design and services firm on the groundbreaking program, which will allow working professionals to further their education, advance their careers and make new innovations in the field of special education without requiring their presence on campus. KU’s School of Education, which has the U.S. News & World Report No. 1-rated public special education graduate program, is making special education the first of 15 degrees

Fri, 08/30/2013 — Researchers at the University of Kansas played a significant role in providing data that reveal the existence of a massive canyon buried under miles of ice in Greenland. The discovery appears in Friday’s edition of the journal Science. The...


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