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Fri, 04/17/2015 — University of Kansas undergraduate students took first and third place in the team competition at the 10th Kansas Collegiate Math Competition, which was March 28 at Fort Scott Community College.  The competition is part of the yearly...

Thu, 04/16/2015 — LAWRENCE – Focusing on themes of exploration, movement and relationships, the University Dance Company spring concert will showcase six works choreographed by a guest artist, a student and KU faculty members. The event will take place at 7:30 p.m. April 23-24 at the Lawrence Arts Center, 940 New Hampshire St. Tickets are on sale now at the Lawrence Arts Center: $15 public, $10 students and seniors. KU students are eligible for a $5 advance purchase price before the opening day of the show. Visit http://www.lawrenceartscenter.com/ or call (785) 843-2787 for tickets. “This is an exciting moment in the lives of our dancers as they prepare to launch into their

Thu, 04/16/2015 — Faculty members from the University of Kansas School of Education are among the experts presenting research at the annual American Educational Research Association (AERA) conference April 16-20 in Chicago. Among the most prestigious gatherings...

Thu, 04/16/2015 — The University of Kansas community is grieving the loss of a longtime professor and leader in the Department of Chemistry. Craig Lunte, 57, died April 13 at his home in Lawrence. “I am saddened to learn of the passing of Craig Lunte,”...

Wed, 04/15/2015 — Most partisans — average Democratic and Republican voters — act like fans in sports rivalries instead of making political choices based on issues, according to a new study with a University of Kansas researcher as the lead author. "What is...

Wed, 04/15/2015 — Ashlie Koehn, a University of Kansas junior from Burns studying in Kyrgyzstan, interrupted helping her host family prepare dinner to make a Skype call on Monday evening. To her surprise, Chancellor Bernadette Gray-Little was on the other end of...

Wed, 04/15/2015 —  Occasionally, a crux of evolutionary success is summed up with the phrase “only the strong survive.” But that’s not right exactly. Really, it’s a knack for rolling with changes that characterizes most thriving organisms. Few changes...

Wed, 04/15/2015 — KU Information Technology at the University of Kansas has announced the selection of Greg Thomas, professor of design in the School of Architecture, Design & Planning and director of the Center for Design Research, as the first KU IT Faculty...

Wed, 04/15/2015 — After 41 years of directing bands and teaching music at the University of Kansas School of Music, world-renowned musician and composer James Barnes will retire this spring. To honor him, the school has launched a campaign to raise $250,000 for...

Wed, 04/15/2015 — The University of Kansas School of Business is set to honor its 2015 Distinguished Alumni Award recipients, Tim Barton, entrepreneur and founder of Freightquote.com, and Roshann Parris, president and CEO of Parris Communications. Barton and...

Wed, 04/15/2015 — Alumni of the Daisy Hill residence halls at the University of Kansas may recall crabapple trees blooming each spring behind Hashinger and Lewis halls. But today, very few trees remain along that stretch of Irving Hill Road.  Replant Mount...

Tue, 04/14/2015 — Twenty women with ties to the University of Kansas were honored April 7 during the 2015 Women’s Recognition Banquet hosted by the Emily Taylor Center for Women & Gender Equity. Event organizers inducted six women into the KU Women’s...

Tue, 04/14/2015 — As lawmakers and others debate whether and how college athletes should be paid and coaches’ salaries and facilities arms races come into focus, fundraising is drawing renewed interest. Yet no one seems to be considering one source of athletic...

Tue, 04/14/2015 — Recounting a single day of madness, “The Marriage of Figaro” follows the misadventures of two palace servants on their wedding day, who find themselves thwarted at every turn by the philandering count. The University of Kansas School of...

Tue, 04/14/2015 — 2015 marks 70 years since Bob Dole’s injuries on a battlefield in Italy and the end of World War II as well as a decade since the release of the former senator’s 2005 memoir, “One Soldier’s Story.” The Robert J. Dole Archive &...

Tue, 04/14/2015 — An event featuring poetry, dance and live music will celebrate the life and work of Akinwande Oluwole “Wole” Soyinka, Nigerian playwright and poet. “African Literature in Rhythmic Cadence: Wole Soyinka @ 80” will take place at 6 p.m....

Tue, 04/14/2015 — The Center for Public Partnerships & Research (CPPR) at the University of Kansas recently hosted a daylong training workshop for home visitors and the interpreters who assist them in serving families who speak a language other than English....

Mon, 04/13/2015 — In his second-floor corner office in Simons Biosciences Research Laboratories at the University of Kansas, Professor Ron Borchardt gestures to file cabinets lining a wall. The drawers hold more than 500 scientific research papers he authored or...

Mon, 04/13/2015 — Aquatic ecologists from 15 North American universities and research stations who have traveled from as far away as the U.S. Virgin Islands are visiting the University of Kansas today for a one-day symposium honoring Val Houston Smith, KU...

Mon, 04/13/2015 — Research relating to cancer, genetics, medicinal plants, and social relationships will be among student research presented at the 15th annual University of Kansas-Haskell Indian Nations University Undergraduate Research Symposium. Forty...


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