Wed, 08/28/2013 — The first research sharing session of the 2013-14 will be 4 p.m. Friday, Aug. 30, at The Commons.
The series, called Red Hot Research, is intended to bring together scholars from all disciplines in response to the call set forth by Bold...
Wed, 08/28/2013 — LAWRENCE – Congresswoman Lynn Jenkins will visit the Bioscience & Technology Business Center at the University of Kansas at 11:45 a.m. today as part of a national effort to support entrepreneurship and innovation.
Jenkins will visit the BTBC Main Facility, 2029 Becker Drive on KU’s west campus, to meet with officials from BTBC tenant Argenta, a global animal health leader. Argenta is one of 10 companies located in the 20,000-square-foot incubator.
Jenkins’ visit is part of a national effort called Startup Day Across America, slated for Thursday, Aug. 29. Organized by Congress, Startup Day Across America is designed to highlight the importance of
Tue, 08/27/2013 — LAWRENCE – If not for Herman Melville, most of us probably would have no idea what a scrivener is. And if not for the advance of technology, Bartleby and his colleagues might still have similar jobs today.
Michael Hoeflich, John H. and John M. Kane Distinguished Professor of Law at the University of Kansas School of Law, has published an article exploring the history of the scrivener in the American legal office and how advancing technology not only eliminated the profession but changed the way law is practiced. Hoeflich authored “From Scriveners to Typewriters: Document Production in the Nineteenth Century Law Office,” for The Green Bag, “An Entertaining Journal of
Tue, 08/27/2013 — LAWRENCE – From bumblebees to blister beetles, the world-class University of Kansas entomology collection numbers 5 million insects pinned in drawers, each one with a tiny printed or handwritten label.
This week the staff and students of the Biodiversity Institute’s Entomology Division celebrated the capture of the data associated with 1 million of those insects. The information has been entered into a web-accessible and searchable database called Specify. The data will help scientists study insect evolution and ecology, the transmission of insect-borne diseases, insects as essential plant and crop pollinators, and the impact of climate change on these essential
Mon, 08/26/2013 — Eight law students at the University of Kansas have been selected as Dean’s Fellows for 2013-14.
The second- and third-year students will serve as mentors for first-year students, providing them with a peer’s insight into the first-year...
Mon, 08/26/2013 — The city of Lawrence invites University of Kansas football fans to park in downtown Lawrence for free and catch a ride to and from Memorial Stadium this football season. Downtown to Memorial Stadium service will be available for all seven...
Mon, 08/26/2013 — Students entering the full-time Master of Business Administration program this fall will choose between two new tracks: finance and marketing supply chain management.
The tracks are part of a retooled, streamlined full-time MBA curriculum,...