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Mon, 04/16/2012 — A group of University of Kansas School of Engineering and School of Business students has revived a campus organization that strives to give its members “a head for business and a heart for the world.” Twenty-two students from the two...

Mon, 04/16/2012 — A University of Kansas Medical Center study found significantly lower levels of several cytokines, the immune system’s messengers and regulators, in the plasma of children with autism disorder (AD) compared to that of unrelated healthy siblings...

Mon, 04/16/2012 —  The Hall Center for the Humanities, in partnership with the KU Alumni Association and its Wichita Chapter, will host its KU in Wichita annual public symposium at the Wichita Museum of Art April 19. Susan Harris, Hall Distinguished Professor of...

Fri, 04/13/2012 — Statistics may clearly track a decline in political participation among 18- to 24-year-olds in the United States, but a University of Kansas professor argues that the decline reflects changes in American society, not youthful apathy. “We...

Fri, 04/13/2012 — Chesapeake Energy Corporation, based in Oklahoma City, has pledged a $5 million gift to fund an interactive high-tech auditorium to anchor the new $28 million Energy and Environment Center at the University of Kansas. The center, a future...

Fri, 04/13/2012 — The University Dance Company spring concerts will bring the work of one of the nation’s most innovative choreographers to the stage in a performance not to be missed. Members of the University Dance Company have been transformed into flying...

Fri, 04/13/2012 — The University of Kansas School of Music has announced spring dates for the 2012 KU Opera Gala. The first of two performances will take place at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, May 3, at the Lied Center. Tickets will be sold through the Lied Center Box...

Thu, 04/12/2012 — More Information KU News LAWRENCE – University of Kansas Chancellor Bernadette Gray-Little and Bala Subramaniam, director of the Center for Environmentally Beneficial Catalysis, issued the following statements on the death of employee James E. Busse: Gray-Little: “It is with great sorrow that we say goodbye to a longtime member of the KU family. We value Jim Busse’s dedication to the

Thu, 04/12/2012 — Federally funded research at the University of Kansas increased in 2010 to a record $147.6 million. That figure ranked KU 41st among national public research universities, according to an annual survey released recently by the National Science...

Thu, 04/12/2012 — More Information KU Common Book LAWRENCE – “Notes from No Man’s Land,” a 2009 collection of essays by writer Eula Biss, has been named the KU Common Book for the 2012-2013 academic year, Chancellor Bernadette Gray-Little announced today. Fall 2012 will mark the beginning of the first year for KU Common Book, a campuswide initiative to engage first-year students. An

Thu, 04/12/2012 — The University of Kansas has received a $10,000 grant from The Foundation for Alcohol Research’s Great Plays program to support KU’s Jayhawk Buddy System. Similar funds could be available for a second and third year of the program, subject...

Thu, 04/12/2012 — The Kansas Law Enforcement Training Center will name its new driver training facility in honor of Robert J. Senecal, dean emeritus at the University of Kansas, at a dedication ceremony at 10:30 a.m. Friday, April 20, on the KLETC campus. The...

Wed, 04/11/2012 — Could knocking back a few beers influence a person’s views on property rights or the role of government in production and trade? By asking bargoers to take a political survey and blow into a Breathalyzer, a scholarly investigator at the...

Wed, 04/11/2012 — anything like today’s British or American English? Listen for yourself Thursday night when Kansas ...

Wed, 04/11/2012 — Radwan Ziadeh, Syrian human rights activist, will be at the Dole Institute of Politics at the University of Kansas next week. Ziadeh will address the current turmoil in Syria for a Dole Forum at 3 p.m. Tuesday, April 17. The event is free and...

Wed, 04/11/2012 — David Guth, associate professor of journalism, is available to speak with media about his research into universities and colleges’ emergency preparedness plans in the wake of the fifth anniversary of the Virginia Tech campus shooting. Guth...

Tue, 04/10/2012 — Nine students and alumni from the University of Kansas have won National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowships for 2012-13. The recipients include students who earned bachelor’s degrees at KU and will be pursuing graduate...

Tue, 04/10/2012 — Students don’t stop learning when they leave school. Communities have realized this and established all manner of programs, such as Boys and Girls Clubs, to help maximize the critical hours between the end of school and when parents return...

Mon, 04/09/2012 — Barbara Atkinson More Information Office of the Chancellor LAWRENCE – Chancellor Bernadette Gray-Little and Barbara Atkinson, M.D., announced today that Atkinson will retire as executive vice chancellor of the KU Medical Center and executive dean of the School of Medicine, effective June 30. “There is no question that the KU Medical Center has benefited

Mon, 04/09/2012 — Layoffs, reduced budgets and changing job roles in the past several years have changed the face of journalism. A University of Kansas professor has published a study examining how those who have survived multiple rounds of layoffs view themselves,


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