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Tue, 05/07/2013 — Increasing the safety and durability of bridges while lowering construction and repair costs are the goals of a joint project by a team of researchers from the University of Kansas School of Engineering and engineers from the Kansas Department...

Tue, 05/07/2013 — Even though it’s been several years since University of Kansas seniors have set foot in high school teachers’ classrooms, the influence of many of those educators is not forgotten. As their former students celebrate the milestone of...

Tue, 05/07/2013 — Oil production in Kansas increased in 2012, buoyed in part by output from horizontal wells in several southern counties, as natural gas production continued to decline, according to estimates from the Kansas Geological Survey (KGS) at the...

Tue, 05/07/2013 — The capacity for optimism is often thought to be a defining characteristic of the human species. As a result, the potential benefits of optimism have been a popular research topic in psychology, and there is now extensive research demonstrating...

Tue, 05/07/2013 — The University of Kansas will honor retiring faculty and unclassified staff members with a lunch at noon May 23 in the Kansas Union Ballroom. Chancellor Bernadette Gray-Little will recognize the employees during the lunch. Retirees and one guest...

Mon, 05/06/2013 — University of Kansas professor emeritus Ted Johnson, humanities and Western civilization, will conduct his annual Stop Day walking tour of various iconic buildings and sites along the Lawrence campus on Friday, May 10. The tour runs from 9 a.m....

Mon, 05/06/2013 — A panoramic, graphical timeline of events of the past century will be on display in Marvin Hall for the next few weeks. The 100-foot-long, 6-foot-high collage seamlessly documents hundreds of cultural milestones, starting with the launch of the...

Mon, 05/06/2013 — Three undergraduate students in the University Honors Program at the University of Kansas were recognized at the 16th annual Undergraduate Research Symposium for their innovative research projects.  Joshua Dean, Alex Kong and Kayci Vickers all...

Mon, 05/06/2013 — The University of Kansas Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures recognized 24 students for academic excellence, language proficiency and outstanding service at its annual honors reception April 23 in the Kansas Union. William Comer,...

Fri, 05/03/2013 — In the coming weeks the public will have the opportunity to view the University of Kansas Department of Design’s best student work in four different venues. A variety of projects be on display, including illustrations and animations,...

Fri, 05/03/2013 — The Robert J. Dole Institute Archive and Special Collections at the University of Kansas has awarded its 2013-14 Research Fellowship.  The Research Fellowship is a $2,500 award, which supports scholarship using the Dole Archive, specifically...

Fri, 05/03/2013 — The Center for Russian, East European & Eurasian Studies (CREES) has announced that this year’s Roy D. and Betty Laird Essay Contest winner is University of Kansas Department of Geography doctoral student Vincent Artman, Eugene, Ore., for...

Thu, 05/02/2013 — LAWRENCE – In its fifth year at the University of Kansas, Mini College continues to grow while incorporating new opportunities for lifelong learners. Mini College, established and hosted by the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, offers a week of multidisciplinary classes, social events and extracurricular opportunities on the Lawrence campus, open to alumni and non-alumni. KU will host Mini College June 3 through June 6. The only requirement is a passion for continued learning. The range of courses has expanded to nearly campuswide, with offerings from several faculty in the College, and from partners including the School of Architecture, Planning and Design, the

Thu, 05/02/2013 — The University of Kansas was named to the 2013 President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll with Distinction. This designation is the highest honor a college or university can receive for its commitment to volunteering,...

Thu, 05/02/2013 — The Department of Special Education at the University of Kansas will bestow the Dole Humanitarian Award to former chancellor Gene A. Budig and his wife, Gretchen Budig, on May 10 during a ceremony at the Dole Institute of Politics. The award...

Wed, 05/01/2013 —  A University of Kansas law professor has co-authored an article about remedying constitutional violations perpetrated by privately employed government contractors on the heels of briefing the same issue in the U.S. Supreme Court. In...

Wed, 05/01/2013 — Two University of Kansas faculty members with distinguished records of undergraduate mentoring, Cima Katz and Adrian Melott, received the K. Barbara Schowen Undergraduate Research Mentor Award on Saturday, April 27, at the annual Undergraduate...

Wed, 05/01/2013 — WHAT: A celebration of the academic achievements of Lawrence’s top high school sophomores and juniors.WHO: University of Kansas Chancellor Bernadette Gray-Little, more than 100 students representing the top of all four Lawrence high school classes, students’ families and guests.WHEN: May 14, 4:30 p.m.-6 p.m. 4:30 p.m. Meet-and-greet with student honorees, Chancellor Gray-Little, KU students, staff and administrators. 5 p.m. Formal remarks of congratulation and encouragement from Gray-Little and Rodi Torres-Gavosto, a current KU student and Goldwater Scholar. WHERE: Spooner Hall, 1340 Jayhawk Blvd.MORE INFORMATION: A local jazz trio led by Tommy Johnson Jr. will play

Wed, 05/01/2013 — Darin Beck, deputy director of the Kansas Law Enforcement Training Center, has been elected the president of the Kansas Peace Officers Association by his member peers. The election took place at the annual fall KPOA convention in Hutchinson. He...

Tue, 04/30/2013 — As our globe continues to heat up, one grim threat to humanity — and indeed much of the planet’s biology — is the danger of increased levels of methane in the atmosphere from thawing Arctic permafrost and the rapid release of methane...


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