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Mon, 11/14/2011 — Two University of Kansas professors were prime movers behind an internet-based health promotion initiative launched by the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO), the regional arm of the United Nations World Health Organization (WHO), Nov. 7 in...

Mon, 11/14/2011 — Anthony Amunategui Abad More Information School of Law LAWRENCE – An authority on international trade will deliver the 2011 Diplomat’s Forum lecture this week at the University of Kansas School of Law. Anthony Amunategui Abad, CEO and managing director of TA Trade Advisory Services in the Philippines, will give a talk on "Developments in the Association of Southeast Asian Nations and its Emerging

Mon, 11/14/2011 — Financial services leader ING honored University of Kansas Professor Bruce Frey with the ING Professor of Excellence Award for his outstanding performance in the classroom and commitment to the profession. The award was presented Saturday, Nov....

Fri, 11/11/2011 —  Louis Menand, author of “The Metaphysical Club” and “The Marketplace of Ideas: Reform and Resistance in the American University,” will speak at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 17, in the Auditorium at the Spencer Museum of Art. The...

Fri, 11/11/2011 —  The Robert J. Dole Institute of Politics and the Kansas University Alumni Association will host two free receptions and programs with Eisenhower scholar and author David Nichols, who will discuss his book, “Eisenhower 1956: The President's...

Thu, 11/10/2011 — Robert S. Kaplan, professor at Harvard Business School, former vice chairman of The Goldman Sachs Group Inc. and University of Kansas alumnus, will visit the Lawrence campus for a public lecture and to meet with students and faculty Nov. 17-18.

Thu, 11/10/2011 — More Information KU Libraries LAWRENCE – The University of Kansas will host the 10th annual GIS Day @ KU on Wednesday, Nov. 16, part of an international celebration that recognizes practical applications and technological innovations in geographic information systems. The symposium, which will run from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. on the fourth floor of the Kansas Union, is free and open to the public. GIS Day @ KU will include talks on

Wed, 11/09/2011 — More Information School of Business WHAT: Jide Wintoki, assistant professor of finance in the KU School of Business, is available to speak with media about the ongoing European financial crisis. Italy's bond yields passed 7 percent this morning, breaching a financial and psychological point at which markets consider countries at risk of being unable to fund themselves. This could have disastrous implications for the European

Wed, 11/09/2011 — Using a new, noninvasive mathematical tool, the Kansas Geological Survey based at the University of Kansas has been collecting data on underground rocks in an Ellis County oil and gas field. The Survey is studying the Arbuckle Group of...

Wed, 11/09/2011 — To honor the courageous service of Kansas men and women, the Dole Institute and KU ROTC will host a special salute to veterans, followed by music and dancing, in “A Tribute to Veterans: USO Style” on Sunday, Nov. 13. The community is...

Wed, 11/09/2011 — Legal scholars from universities across the nation will explore the state of arbitration law during the 2011 Kansas Law Review symposium. “Perspectives on the Current State of Arbitration Law” will take place from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m....

Tue, 11/08/2011 — Tom Beisecker More Information School of Law LAWRENCE – A national expert on jury decision-making will deliver a public lecture on “The Role of Narrative in the Courtroom” at the University of Kansas School of Law. Tom Beisecker, an associate professor in the communication studies department, will speak at 4 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 10, in 106 Green Hall. Beisecker is the inaugural Shook, Hardy &

Tue, 11/08/2011 — In a new book on U.S. immigration, University of Kansas sociologist Tanya Golash-Boza proposes that legalizing immigrants currently in the United States would not only be cost-effective but also a step toward focusing on the human rights of...

Tue, 11/08/2011 — The Bioscience & Technology Business Center at the University of Kansas (BTBC at KU) has a new system vice president and executive director at its KU Medical Center facility. Frank Kruse, a business leader with more than 20 years of...

Tue, 11/08/2011 — Rap is more than a collection of beats, a string of words and a cultural force full of bluster and hype. Rather, it’s poetry, hidden in plain sight. Adam Bradley, author of “The Anthology of Rap” and co-author of Common’s memoir, “One...

Mon, 11/07/2011 — Alan Black, a University of Kansas professor emeritus of urban planning, has established a $1.4 million commitment through KU Endowment. His gift will create KU’s first professorship in urban planning. A professor in KU’s Department of...

Mon, 11/07/2011 — More Information Kansas-Missouri Summit on Access, Attainment and Completion The University of Kansas, the University of Missouri-Kansas City and Metropolitan Community College will host a bistate summit to address barriers that lead to low college access, completion rates and degree attainment on Tuesday, Nov. 8, at UMKC’s student union. The Kansas-Missouri Summit on Access, Attainment & Completion will provide

Mon, 11/07/2011 — John Head was conducting research in China and Italy when the international financial crisis of 2008 and 2009 hit. Observing how the respective legal system of each country, and that in his home nation, played into the market crashes and...

Mon, 11/07/2011 — Raj Bhala More Information Woodyard Awards LAWRENCE – Professor Raj Bhala will receive the 2011 George and Eleanor Woodyard International Educator Award on Wednesday, Nov. 9. The award recognizes University of Kansas faculty on the Lawrence campus who have demonstrated outstanding leadership in strengthening KU's international dimension in such areas as curriculum development, study abroad

Fri, 11/04/2011 — The University of Kansas Libraries is taking part of its world-class Irish collections on the road to Boston, hosting a public event that will highlight the exhibit and feature a noted scholar of Irish literature. The event, “Saints and...


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