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Tue, 06/25/2013 — Forging new connections for the University of Kansas in the Caribbean, two Kansas Biological Survey scientists spent a week in Haiti this past May gathering data on one of the country’s lakes, as well as several streams, and teaching water...

Mon, 06/24/2013 — Two prominent senior scientists at the University of Kansas are the 2013 recipients of the KU Research Achievement Award. The award is the highest honor given annually to a full-time academic staff researcher working in a department or research...

Thu, 06/20/2013 — The American Psychological Association has named Steve Warren, vice chancellor for research and graduate studies and professor of applied behavioral science at the University of Kansas, the 2013 recipient of its Edgar Doll Award.  The annual...

Thu, 06/20/2013 — The University of Kansas School of Engineering awarded degrees to nearly 350 students at the school’s graduate recognition ceremony May 18 at Allen Fieldhouse. Degrees went to nearly 300 undergraduate and 50 graduate students, with special...

Wed, 06/19/2013 — Verónica Garibotto, assistant professor of Spanish & Portuguese, has won the 2013 Vice Chancellor for Research and Graduate Studies Book Publication Award for her upcoming publication "Crisis and Reemergence: The Nineteenth Century in...

Wed, 06/19/2013 — Two new infrastructure projects, a bridge and a gateway designed and built this spring by University of Kansas students, add to the visitor-friendly features at the KU Field Station north of Lawrence. The projects were built by students in...

Tue, 06/18/2013 — University of Kansas School of Education Dean Rick Ginsberg is deeply concerned that a national report on the quality of teacher education and preparation programs is marred by problems with the research and methodology that are flawed and...

Tue, 06/18/2013 — The second of four candidates for vice provost for diversity and equity will visit the University of Kansas and host a public forum Thursday, June 20. Robert Pratt, professor of history at the University of Georgia, will make a presentation and...

Mon, 06/17/2013 — Two University of Kansas School of Engineering students claimed the top two spots for their designs in a national lighting competition, earning each of them an $8,000 scholarship. Xiaomeng Su, a civil engineering doctoral student with a focus...

Mon, 06/17/2013 —  Ever since the first sports page rolled off the press, there has been an uneven amount of coverage for men’s and women’s sports. With the dawn of the Internet, there was hope that women could bypass traditional media and present a more full...

Fri, 06/14/2013 — Less than three years after opening its doors, the Bioscience & Technology Business Center (BTBC) at the University of Kansas has taken the next step in its ongoing economic development success story. That step was a groundbreaking ceremony...

Thu, 06/13/2013 — Four outstanding University of Kansas faculty members have been selected as finalists for vice provost and dean of undergraduate studies. Next week, each candidate will host a presentation and take questions from his and her colleagues regarding...

Thu, 06/13/2013 — The first of four candidates for vice provost for diversity and equity will visit the University of Kansas and host a public forum Monday, June 17.Sheying Chen, professor of public policy and administration and former associate provost for...

Thu, 06/13/2013 — Nine outstanding University of Kansas undergraduates have been selected to serve as Hall Center Scholars for 2013-2014. They are as follows: Joyce Bohling, senior in English, Lawrence Tasha Cerny, senior in English literature and creative...

Thu, 06/13/2013 — The Commons, a partnership at the University of Kansas that encourages cross-disciplinary research and learning, has awarded $25,000 in the Spring 2013 round of its Interdisciplinary Seed Grant. Led by Brent Metz, anthropology, and Jodi Gentry,...

Wed, 06/12/2013 —  Once, during a night time trek through a remote patch of Philippine rainforest to record frogs and collect their eggs for his doctoral dissertation, University of Kansas researcher Rafe Brown found himself alone, far ahead of his colleagues on...

Tue, 06/11/2013 — Ten University of Kansas faculty members have been named senior administrative fellows for 2013-2014.   Fellows are selected annually from nominations and applications submitted during the spring semester from across campus. Fellows learn...

Mon, 06/10/2013 — LAWRENCE – The largest business incubator network in the Midwest is about to get larger. The Bioscience & Technology Business Center at the University of Kansas will host a groundbreaking for an expansion of its Main Facility at 10 a.m. Friday, June 14. Gov. Sam Brownback will speak at the event, along with KU Chancellor Bernadette Gray-Little, Lawrence Mayor Mike Dever and Doug Cleverly, CEO of Argenta, a global animal health leader that operates a laboratory in the BTBC Main Facility. LaVerne Epp, executive chairman of the BTBC, will emcee the program. The existing 21,400-square-foot BTBC facility, located at 2029 Becker Drive on KU’s west campus, reached

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...


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