KU news archive

Tue, 05/17/2016 —  The University of Kansas Department of Political Science honored its top students at its annual recognition ceremony last month, including awards and induction into Pi Sigma. Twenty-five students were inducted into the Gamma chapter of Pi...

Mon, 05/16/2016 — Last week, Brazil's Senate voted to put President Dilma Rousseff on trial for impeachment amid months of protests and accusations of corruption in the Rousseff administration. Rousseff has vowed to fight the impeachment allegations, but...

Fri, 05/13/2016 — Twenty outstanding sophomores at the University of Kansas will complete a semester seminar on energy with a trip through Kansas, Colorado, Wyoming, South Dakota and Nebraska this month that will include a stop at Yellowstone Park. The students...

Fri, 05/13/2016 — The Center for Civic and Social Responsibility announces the 2016 Faculty and Student Excellence in Service Learning Awards and recognizes the Student Service Showcase winners from the April 7 community partner Service Celebration. ...

Fri, 05/13/2016 — A University of Kansas expert on transgender politics and policy is available to discuss the Obama administration's directive to U.S. public schools to allow transgender students to use bathrooms that match their gender identity. According to...

Fri, 05/13/2016 — Neeli Bendapudi, the Henry D. Price Dean of the School of Business at the University of Kansas, today was named the university's provost and executive vice chancellor of the Lawrence campus. “I am pleased that Neeli Bendapudi has agreed to...

Fri, 05/13/2016 — Audio-Reader is partnering with two area theaters to provide live audio descriptions for their upcoming seasons. Audio description enhances performances for people with vision loss and disabilities that affect comprehension by providing...

Fri, 05/13/2016 — Yo Jackson, professor in the clinical child psychology program, is the 2016 recipient of the Louise Byrd Graduate Educator Award at the University of Kansas. The award will be presented Saturday, May 14, during the annual doctoral hooding...

Fri, 05/13/2016 — The University of Kansas invites media to cover the university’s 144th Commencement on Sunday, May 15, beginning at 10:30 a.m. The ceremony lasts about two hours. At 10:30 a.m., graduates begin the traditional “walk down the Hill” to...

Thu, 05/12/2016 — College students have been banding together to play video games for decades. But the popularity of online gaming has grown so much that colleges are now offering athletic scholarships for “e-sports” participants. University of Kansas...

Thu, 05/12/2016 — Amid antitrust concerns, a federal judge earlier this week blocked a planned merger between office supply rivals Staples Inc. and Office Depot Inc., making it the latest in a string of failed deals involving large, struggling corporations. A...

Thu, 05/12/2016 — For her dedication to supporting students, University of Kansas adviser Michele Casavant has been named the recipient of this year’s C.L.A.S.S. Award. The C.L.A.S.S. Award (Citation for Leadership and Achievement in Student Services) is...

Wed, 05/11/2016 — As historically one of the top 10 agricultural-producing states, Kansas and farming are often considered synonymous. Yet, most of that perception involves wide-open rural farming plots on several acres of flat land. With large industrial and...

Wed, 05/11/2016 — Chancellor Bernadette Gray-Little has approved promotion and the award of tenure where indicated for 70 individuals at the University of Kansas Lawrence and Edwards campuses and 66 individuals at the KU Medical Center campuses. Chancellor...

Wed, 05/11/2016 — University of Kansas Chancellor Bernadette Gray-Little, in partnership with the Office of Admissions, will host the Chancellor’s Top Scholar Reception for high-achieving Lawrence area high school students from 4:30-6 p.m. Thursday, May 12, at...

Wed, 05/11/2016 — LAWRENCE – The University of Kansas School of Law Class of 2015 ranked in the top 25 percent of all law schools nationally in the critical areas of overall and “best jobs” employment outcomes, according to data released by the American Bar Association last week. Overall employment exceeded 91 percent, confirming a return to pre-recession success, while best jobs rose for a fifth consecutive year, topping 81 percent. For overall employment, KU Law ranks 47th nationally, or among the top 23.3 percent of all law schools reported by the ABA. When law school-funded jobs are removed from the calculation, KU Law leaps to 32nd in the country, placing it in the top 15.9

Wed, 05/11/2016 — Three people were honored at the 19th Annual Undergraduate Research Symposium at the University of Kansas for their extraordinary commitment to mentoring undergraduate researchers.  The recognition took place last month at the Symposium’s...

Wed, 05/11/2016 — 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, 05/10/2016 — Disability and race weigh heavily on the school experience of millions of young people, yet disability studies and critical race theory rarely look at how the two intersect. A University of Kansas professor has co-edited a book examining how...

Tue, 05/10/2016 — The Spencer Museum of Art’s recently acquired “Wall Drawing 519” by Sol LeWitt has been reinstalled at the University of Kansas School of Business in Capitol Federal Hall. The large-scale installation was previously on view at the Spencer...


Pages



Kevin Willmott's 'The Only Good Indian' fits with revisionist Western films: https://t.co/Jc7r4S48B0 #KUcommunities https://t.co/XDf3QAqBm7


One of 34 U.S. public institutions in the prestigious Association of American Universities
26 prestigious Rhodes Scholars — more than all other Kansas colleges combined
Nearly $290 million in financial aid annually
44 nationally ranked graduate programs.
—U.S. News & World Report
Top 50 nationwide for size of library collection.
—ALA
23rd nationwide for service to veterans —"Best for Vets," Military Times
KU Today