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Mon, 04/03/2017 — A campus fixture, best known by the three-letter acronym DCM, will soon have a new name. Design and Construction Management is becoming Facilities Planning and Development. The people and the end product are the same, but the processes are...

Mon, 04/03/2017 — From the song “Downtown,” written by Tony Hatch, 1964 LAWRENCE — The dynamism of cities is the stuff of song and story, and it has been studied from an almost infinite number of angles and disciplines – from urban planning to...

Mon, 04/03/2017 — A veteran, a state government leader, a CEO and a managing partner will be recognized with the University of Kansas School of Law’s highest honor. Kansas City attorney and U.S. Navy veteran Heywood Davis, Class of 1958; former Kansas Lt. Gov....

Mon, 04/03/2017 — The recent political backdrop in Russia, including large protests, and its relationship with neighboring countries will be an important context in any response to Monday's subway explosion in St. Petersburg, according to a University of Kansas...

Mon, 04/03/2017 — The Audio-Reader Network, an audio information service for people who have difficulty reading standard print, is now reading the Springfield News Leader for subscribers to its Lions Telephone Reader service. In addition, ads for Cash Saver Cost...

Mon, 04/03/2017 — The Sexual Assault Prevention and Education Center (SAPEC) at the University of Kansas is coordinating a month of events in April as part of Sexual Assault Awareness Month. Events this year will focus on the theme of Engaging New Voices, said...

Fri, 03/31/2017 — Bozenna Pasik-Duncan, professor of mathematics and courtesy professor of aerospace engineering, electrical engineering and computer science, will receive the Outstanding Service Award from the International Federation of Automatic Control (IFAC),

Fri, 03/31/2017 — The University of Kansas has announced the January Employees of the Month:   Name: Joanne Eden Title: Grant officer, Office of Research What that means: Eden is a team lead and supervises five staff members. They manage more than 900...

Fri, 03/31/2017 — Oil and natural gas production in Kansas declined significantly in 2016 as prices for both stayed down, according to estimates from the Kansas Geological Survey at the University of Kansas. Statewide, production of oil dropped about 17 percent...

Fri, 03/31/2017 — A few years ago, city staff in Kansas City, Missouri, noticed it was taking city departments 186 days to address 95 percent of its reported property code violations. This would be anything from garbage strewn across front yards to overgrown...

Fri, 03/31/2017 — The University of Kansas Center for Latin American & Caribbean Studies (CLACS), Institute of Haitian Studies (IHS) and Latin American Graduate Organization (LAGO) will host a graduate symposium showcasing innovative interdisciplinary...

Fri, 03/31/2017 — LAWRENCE – Subini Annamma, assistant professor in the Department of Special Education at the University of Kansas, has been selected to receive the 2017 Early Career Award for research on the social contexts of education, granted by the American Educational Research Association (AERA) Division G.  This award is to recognize a scholar who has conducted a distinguished program of cumulative educational research in any field of educational inquiry within the first decade following receipt of their doctoral degree. The AERA Early Career Award for research will be presented, among other awards, at the Awards Luncheon during the 2017 Annual Meeting in San Antonio, which

Thu, 03/30/2017 — The Department of Special Education at the University of Kansas will present the 2017 Dole Humanitarian Award to the founder of Love Publishing during a ceremony April 7 at the Dole Institute of Politics. The award recognizes Stan Love...

Thu, 03/30/2017 — University of Kansas students have been named winners in more than a dozen categories from the 2017 Kansas Association of Broadcasters (KAB) Awards. “We are thrilled with the results in this year's competition,” said Chris Bacon, KUJH-TV...

Wed, 03/29/2017 — The United Kingdom took a major step in its departure from the European Union today in triggering Article 50, a measure Prime Minister Theresa May described as “a historic moment from which there can be no turning back.” The delivery of a...

Wed, 03/29/2017 — Experience has been called a great teacher. On April 6, a University of Kansas distinguished professor will share observations on what entrepreneurial experience has taught him. Cory Berkland, the Solon E. Summerfield Distinguished Professor in...

Wed, 03/29/2017 — One consequence of global climate change is the likelihood of more extreme seesawing between drought and flood, a phenomenon dubbed “weather whiplash.” Now, researchers at the University of Kansas have published findings in the journal...

Wed, 03/29/2017 — The Liberty Mutual commercial mentions naming your car Brad and considering him part of your family. It's easy to try to carry on a conversation with Siri on your iPhone or Amazon's Alexa device from your living room. As technology has become...

Wed, 03/29/2017 — Rodolfo Torres, university distinguished professor of mathematics and associate vice chancellor for research and graduate studies, has received the 2017 Morrison Foundation Teaching Award. The award was established in 2008 by the Don and Pat...

Tue, 03/28/2017 — During the 2013 parliamentary elections in Germany, the major political parties won comfortably, but groups on the fringe harped on the Greek bailout, the European Union's influence and immigration. Now, like many European countries with...


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