KU news archive

Wed, 11/02/2016 — The University of Kansas will host a panel discussion on the challenges and opportunities facing the field of area studies during an event at 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 3, in The Commons. The talk is free and open to the public. The featured...

Wed, 11/02/2016 — The University of Kansas community is grieving the loss of Professor Emeritus George Worth, who was part of the Department of English for 40 years. Worth died Oct. 7 in Lawrence. He was 87. “I join the University of Kansas community in...

Tue, 11/01/2016 — Athletic teams may prefer home field or court advantage, but where do they draw the line between supportive and violent fans? A University of Kansas professor has co-authored a study examining a branded college basketball student fan...

Tue, 11/01/2016 — Two University of Kansas faculty members were honored for their cancer-fighting research technology that is showing considerable promise. Associate Professor of Pharmaceutical Chemistry Laird Forrest and Director of Dermatology Dr. Daniel Aires,

Tue, 11/01/2016 — The School of Education at the University of Kansas has announced dates for the 2016-2017 Strategies Event Series, which will include three interactive lectures at the Edwards Campus.  The first session, “Effects of Comprehension Strategy...

Tue, 11/01/2016 — The University of Kansas recently held its annual fall Replant Mount Oread event. What started as a spring tradition in 2012, Replant has grown into a popular event, inviting the KU community to engage in a day of tree planting and make “Trick...

Mon, 10/31/2016 — Even though Latina/os are now the largest “minority” group in Kansas and in the United States, they often struggle to make their voices and identities known.  The KU Center for Latin American & Caribbean Studies, CLACS, in...

Mon, 10/31/2016 — Rising student loan burdens, escalating wealth inequality and a pervasive sense that the American Dream of financial security and economic mobility are slipping beyond the grasp of many Americans have led to questions whether higher education is...

Mon, 10/31/2016 — The fundraising foundation for the University of Kansas, KU Endowment, is celebrating a banner anniversary: 125 years since its inception as the first foundation for a public university in the country. It was founded Oct. 31, 1891, by 12 KU...

Mon, 10/31/2016 — The names of more than 950 graduates from the University of Kansas this summer — representing 52 Kansas counties, 41 other states and 23 other countries — have been announced by the University Registrar.  Graduates are listed below by...

Mon, 10/31/2016 — The U.S. Supreme Court's decision to hear a case next year regarding transgender students' right to use the bathroom that corresponds with their gender identity will likely be a milestone for the transgender movement, according to a University...

Fri, 10/28/2016 — The Agency, the student-run advertising and branding student organization at the William Allen White School of Journalism & Mass Communications, launched an entity last week called Steam Whistle Creative. Students threw a croquet tournament...

Fri, 10/28/2016 — The University of Kansas Honors Program is one of 11 universities nationwide to receive a “Five Mortarboard” rating in Inside Honors: Ratings and Reviews of Sixty Public University Honors Programs. The program has been top rated in each of...

Fri, 10/28/2016 — A University of Kansas School of Business program has received a 2016 Award of Excellence from the University Economic Development Association (UEDA). The RedTire program – also known as the Redefining Retirement program – received the...

Fri, 10/28/2016 — Professor Christopher Brown is the 2016 recipient of the George and Eleanor Woodyard International Educator Award, which recognizes faculty on the Lawrence campus who have demonstrated outstanding leadership in strengthening the University of...

Thu, 10/27/2016 — The University of Kansas will showcase four of its most innovative researchers – with some help from one of its most fascinating aerospace engineering alumni – at an event in Wichita this week. On Friday, Oct. 28, the university will...

Thu, 10/27/2016 — The Member and Geographic Activities Assembly of the Institute of Engineering and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), the world’s largest technical professional organization with over 429,000 members in 160 countries, recently selected Bozenna...

Wed, 10/26/2016 — Victor Agadjanian, Foundation Distinguished Professor of Sociology at the University of Kansas, will deliver his Distinguished Professor Inaugural Lecture, “Those Whom Migrants Leave Behind: Why Should We Care?” at 5:30 p.m. Nov. 10 in the...

Wed, 10/26/2016 — In a season of scary-clown mania – as in every other season for the past four decades – Stephen King gets all the attention as America’s greatest writer of horror-fantasy. But the author of a new book on one of King’s collaborators says...

Wed, 10/26/2016 — The University of Kansas celebrated its 104th Homecoming Oct. 16-22. The annual event was organized by the KU Alumni Association and a student-led Homecoming steering committee, which was directed by Katie Gerard, a Hanover senior in supply...


Pages



Interactive history museum commemorating civil rights martyr led by KU prof, @NatlParkService grant:… https://t.co/U5hMrzKqjb


One of 34 U.S. public institutions in the prestigious Association of American Universities
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