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Mon, 06/10/2013 — July will mark 150 years since the Battle of Gettysburg, and the Robert J. Dole Institute of Politics at the University of Kansas will honor the event with a full day of programming on Thursday, June 20.  The afternoon will be a...

Mon, 06/10/2013 —  The media landscape has changed drastically in recent years, but despite increased hiring and revenue, those changes often result in increased and premature burnout among those working in the field. Scott Reinardy, associate professor of...

Fri, 06/07/2013 —  As the recent "Gangnam Style" craze illustrated, South Korean media can be hugely influential, not just among American music fans, but throughout the world. A University of Kansas journalism professor and master’s student have published a...

Thu, 06/06/2013 — This summer, 33 University of Kansas students will receive Undergraduate Research Awards to support their research projects. “In many disciplines, summer has traditionally been a great time for students to spend time working on a research...

Thu, 06/06/2013 — LAWRENCE - The University of Kansas Alpha chapter of Phi Beta Kappa academic honor society has initiated 91 new members. Robert Rowland, president of KU’s Phi Beta Kappa chapter and professor of communications, presided at the May 19 ceremony. Sara Thomas Rosen, senior vice provost for academic affairs, welcomed and congratulated the new initiates as they received their Phi Beta Kappa certificates. Kathleen McCluskey-Fawcett, professor of psychology and director of the University Honors Program, was inducted as an honorary member of the chapter. She gave an address titled “Why the Liberal Arts?” Joshua Dean, senior in economics, mathematics and political science,

Thu, 06/06/2013 — The same week the Kansas Legislature passed $13.5 million in cuts to the University of Kansas budget over the next two years, KU has proposed changes to tuition and fees that balance affordability with the need to maintain the excellence Kansans...

Thu, 06/06/2013 — The University of Kansas has bestowed Employee of the Month honors for April 2013. They are as follows: University Unclassified Staff Employee of the Month Who: David Wanner Start date: 1996 Current title: Scene shop manager, University...

Wed, 06/05/2013 — New students will start their experience at the University of Kansas when orientation begins Monday, June 10. Incoming freshmen, transfer students, and parents and guests will participate in 21 sessions between now and the start of the 2013-14...

Wed, 06/05/2013 — The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences recently presented awards to graduate students for accomplishments in research and academics. This year’s recipients represent a broad span of fields in the College: psychology, theatre, physics and...

Wed, 06/05/2013 — Many cancers in modern humans are caused by exposure to toxins, pollution, radiation and unhealthy diets over a long period of time. Thus, it’s remarkably rare to find evidence of cancer in prehistoric populations in the human evolutionary...

Wed, 06/05/2013 — A man with nearly 40 years of research and teaching experience at the University of Kansas School of Engineering will soon assume a new role. Dave Darwin, Deane E. Ackers Distinguished Professor of civil, environmental and architectural...

Tue, 06/04/2013 — LAWRENCE – Thirty-five new graduates of the University of Kansas were honored as newly commissioned officers in the armed forces during ceremonies May 20. An additional two graduates of other universities were honored as well. Bernadette Gray-Little, chancellor, and Sara Rosen, senior vice provost for academic affairs, welcomed the cadets, midshipmen and their families, friends and guests.  Navy Rear Admiral Phil Davidson delivered the keynote speech and administered the oath of office for the new officers.  Commanding officers presenting the commissions were Lt. Col. Storm Reynolds, professor of military science; Lt. Col. Montague Samuel, professor of aerospace

Tue, 06/04/2013 — Anyone with vinyl records, CDs, gently used audio equipment or musical instruments gathering dust in their homes is encouraged to consider donating them to the University of Kansas Audio-Reader Network, a local nonprofit that serves the blind,...

Mon, 06/03/2013 — The public is invited to tour the new Hill Engineering Research and Development Center, located on the University of Kansas west campus. The building will be open between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. Saturday, June 8. The advanced research facility is...

Mon, 06/03/2013 — A committee has selected the architecture team for the new School of Business building at the University of Kansas. Gensler, a Chicago-based global architecture, design and planning firm, will serve as the project’s design architect with...

Mon, 06/03/2013 — The William Allen White School of Journalism and Mass Communications has honored Professor Susanne Shaw with the inaugural Dr. Tim Bengtson Journalism Faculty Mentor Award. The award was established by journalism school alumnus Mark Mears and...

Mon, 06/03/2013 — The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at the University of Kansas recognized six faculty members for outstanding student advising. All winners were nominated by the students they have served in mentoring or advising relationships,...

Fri, 05/31/2013 —  “Jayhawks Around the World” is the theme for the 2013 University of Kansas Homecoming celebration, which will begin Sunday, Sept. 29, and feature daily activities leading up to the KU-Texas Tech football game Saturday, Oct. 5, in Memorial...

Thu, 05/30/2013 — A team of third-year students once again proved the University of Kansas School of Law’s moot court mettle on the highest stage, placing 15th in the world at the WTO International Moot Court Competition. For the second time in five years, a...

Thu, 05/30/2013 — The fifth biennial Rhetoric Society of America’s Summer Institute will take place on the Lawrence campus of the University of Kansas from Monday, June 3, through Sunday, June 9. The conference will host 420 scholars of rhetoric. This is the...


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