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Mon, 04/11/2016 — The Second Annual Day of Creativity — presented by The Commons, the KU Natural History Museum and the Spencer Museum of Art — invites University of Kansas and Lawrence communities to celebrate their creative sides. The all-ages event will be...

Mon, 04/11/2016 — Policies that increase access to high-quality child care for all families could help address the achievement gap along socioeconomic lines as children enter kindergarten, according to a University of Kansas researcher who studies...

Mon, 04/11/2016 — Neeli Bendapudi is the first of three candidates for provost and executive vice chancellor of the Lawrence campus at the University of Kansas. She has served as dean and H.D. Price Professor of Business at KU since 2011. Before coming to KU,...

Mon, 04/11/2016 — Robin D.G. Kelley, the Gary B. Nash Professor of American History at UCLA and Organization of American Historians Distinguished Lecturer, will speak at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, April 14, in the Lied Center Auditorium as the final installment of the...

Fri, 04/08/2016 — University of Kansas Army ROTC Cadets will be among 340 ROTC Cadets from across the United States challenging them to find out just how physically and mentally strong they can be.   Two-person teams from 34 colleges and universities in 13...

Fri, 04/08/2016 — Students at The University of Kansas School of Social Welfare are calling for the delivery of safer and more affordable financial services to lower-income and or minority communities. And to do so, they are taking the term “delivery” to a...

Fri, 04/08/2016 — Who fights America’s wars today? After protracted U.S. engagements in the Middle East, often involving multiple tours of duty by members of the National Guard and Reserve, it’s a sensitive topic for scholars and policymakers alike. On April...

Thu, 04/07/2016 —  Faculty members and researchers from the University of Kansas School of Education are available to speak with media about the research they will present at the American Educational Research Association’s annual conference April 8-12 in...

Thu, 04/07/2016 — News media are buzzing with coverage, commentary and historical reflection of the U.S. presidential election cycle, candidates and America’s polarized political landscape. In his upcoming inaugural distinguished professor lecture, a University...

Thu, 04/07/2016 — The Air Force Office of Scientific Research has awarded a three- to five-year grant to University of Kansas researcher Alessandro Salandrino, assistant professor of electrical engineering and computer science. The award of $120,000 each year...

Thu, 04/07/2016 — The University of Kansas Beckman Scholars Program announces the selection of the Beckman Scholars for 2016: Kathryn Brewer, a junior from Overland Park majoring in chemistry, and Collin Clay, a sophomore from Edmond, Oklahoma, majoring in...

Wed, 04/06/2016 — The Center for Civic and Social Responsibility (CCSR) is hosting the 2016 Service Celebration, which will recognize various community partners in Lawrence and Douglas County that partner with KU faculty and students. The reception begins at...

Wed, 04/06/2016 —  Two new papers appearing in the journal Nature this week are “slam-dunk” evidence that energies from supernovae have buffeted our planet, according to astrophysicist Adrian Melott of the University of Kansas. Melott offers his judgment of...

Wed, 04/06/2016 — University of Kansas students from the departments of Architecture and Design and the schools of Business and Engineering will take a crash course in retail and dining design during a 36-hour “design blitz” this weekend. They hope the...

Wed, 04/06/2016 —  The University of Kansas community is grieving the death of one of its professors who helped bolster KU’s reputation in the sciences. Val Smith, professor in the Department of Ecology & Evolutionary Biology, died April 2 at his home in...

Wed, 04/06/2016 — An organization that supports women and minority students at the University of Kansas School of Engineering is celebrating its 45th anniversary this year. A ceremony to commemorate this milestone for Engineering Diversity and Women’s Programs...

Wed, 04/06/2016 — University of Kansas faculty and staff are invited to attend a workshop on Community Engagement and International Education, hosted by the Center for Civic and Social Responsibility and the Office of Study Abroad. The event will take place 3-5...

Wed, 04/06/2016 —  Online education is growing rapidly, reaching millions of students every day. However, a Center on Online Learning and Students with Disabilities at the University of Kansas study has found the majority of online educational products are not...

Tue, 04/05/2016 — The University of Kansas Department of English will host acclaimed artist and scholar May Joseph to present the 2016 John F. Eberhardt Memorial Lecture, “Archipelago Aesthetics.” The event will take place 7-8:30 p.m. April 18 in the Malott...

Tue, 04/05/2016 — Two University of Kansas juniors working on research problems related to fighting viruses and creating more efficient electricity systems are the latest KU students to earn Barry M. Goldwater Scholarships. Annie Lynn and Kevin Tenny are both...


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