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Tue, 11/08/2016 — The University of Kansas has launched a unique online program — one of the first of its kind in the nation — to teach educators and school leaders how to create an inclusive learning environment that serves all students and addresses biases...

Tue, 11/08/2016 — Students from 10 Kansas high schools were honored Nov. 2 by the University of Kansas Alumni Association and KU Endowment. A total of 67 seniors from high schools in Grant, Haskell, Morton, Seward, Stanton and Stevens counties were recognized...

Tue, 11/08/2016 — As voters cast their ballots for president today, a University of Kansas expert on polling and partisanship pinpoints what to watch for in the handful of states seemingly up for grabs, and he reflects on this divisive election. Patrick Miller,...

Tue, 11/08/2016 — A post-college, coming-of-age story for the millennials, “Pooter McGraw Is Not Dead Party” centers around a group of friends gathering to mourn the unexpected loss of one of their own who discover that romance, drinking, heartbreak and loss...

Tue, 11/08/2016 — The University of Kansas community is remembering Stuart Levine, a professor emeritus of English. Levine died Oct. 29 in Lawrence. He was 84. Levine was a scholar of 19th century American literature and an expert on the work of Edgar...

Tue, 11/08/2016 — The University of Kansas has launched a project that will add 68 automated external defibrillators (AED) to campus. AEDs have become standard for effective cardiac resuscitation. The devices save lives. Although individuals with CPR training,...

Tue, 11/08/2016 — Students from 11 Kansas high schools were honored Nov. 7 by the University of Kansas Alumni Association and KU Endowment. A total of 265 seniors from high schools in Johnson County were recognized for their academic achievements and named...

Mon, 11/07/2016 — LAWRENCE – In honor of Veterans Day, the University of Kansas will host a variety of events Nov. 9 through Nov. 13. A majority of the events are open to the public, including the annual Marine Corps Birthday Celebration, AXIS Dance Company performance and the KU Salute to Service football game. It also will include the Veterans Day Run, marking the 30th anniversary of KU’s Vietnam Veteran Memorial dedication. It also marks the nation’s 50th anniversary commemoration of the Vietnam War. “This series of events is a KU-wide effort, and we’re proud to have so many on-campus helping celebrate our nation’s veterans,” said April Blackmon Strange, KU Student Veteran

Mon, 11/07/2016 —  A University of Kansas professor has authored a new edition of a book designed to help law students and lawyers develop important practical skills and learn the law governing disputes resolved outside of court. Stephen Ware, professor of law,...

Mon, 11/07/2016 — America’s Best Architecture & Design Schools 2016-17 recently named University of Kansas School of Architecture, Design & Planning lecturer Anne Patterson as one of its 25 most admired educators who teach in U.S. schools. The Best...

Mon, 11/07/2016 — Chancellor Bernadette Gray-Little will host a celebration of a once-in-a-generation campus redevelopment project that will transform the way KU educates students and conducts research. The university’s Central District project will be...

Mon, 11/07/2016 — LAWRENCE – “The most important rock band since the Beatles” deserves a book focusing on its music, or at least that was University of Kansas researcher Brad Osborn’s thinking when he considered Radiohead. His publisher agreed. “All the books about them thus far are biographical,” said Osborn, assistant professor of music theory. “This is the first book to really look at the songs themselves.” Osborn’s “Everything in Its Right Place: Analyzing Radiohead” (Oxford University Press, Nov. 1, 2016) takes an in-depth look at the British band’s nine albums, drawing comparisons between the sweeping sonic textures and the lyrics. Having sold more than 30 million albums

Mon, 11/07/2016 — Scientists will gather in Lawrence this week for the 11th biennial conference of the Globalization of Pharmaceutics Education Network (GPEN), hosted by the University of Kansas School of Pharmacy’s Department of Pharmaceutical...

Fri, 11/04/2016 — The University of Kansas is mourning the death of a faculty member from the Department of African and African-American Studies and the Kansas African Studies Center. Lecturer David Mburu died Oct. 30 in Kansas City, Kansas. “I join those who...

Fri, 11/04/2016 — The University of Kansas debate team turned in a dominating performance at a tournament hosted last week by Gonzaga University. The KU team of sophomores Jacob Hegna and Henry Walter won first place at the tournament while top-ranked Harvard...

Thu, 11/03/2016 — Advance polling of voters in several U.S. states, including California, suggests marijuana-law liberalization efforts could succeed in next week’s elections. “The likely legalization of medical cannabis use in California, Nevada, Arizona,...

Thu, 11/03/2016 — Fifteen sophomores at the University of Kansas have been competitively selected as Global Scholars, a program for undergraduate students who have a strong academic record and interest in global studies. The 15 students come from a wide range of...

Thu, 11/03/2016 — Students from eight Kansas high schools were honored Nov. 2 by the University of Kansas Alumni Association and KU Endowment. A total of 64 seniors from high schools in Labette and Montgomery counties were recognized for their academic...

Thu, 11/03/2016 — The U.S. presidential candidates likely present a stark difference in economic policy, which is why the financial markets have reacted to key shifts in the campaign, according to a University of Kansas economist. George Bittlingmayer, Wagnon...

Thu, 11/03/2016 — Audio-Reader volunteers and staff gathered last month to mark the organization’s milestone anniversary and recognize the 400 volunteers who make the programming possible.  During the event, made possible a sponsorship from McDaniel and...


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