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Wed, 11/18/2015 —  Families who had children removed from the home due to parental substance abuse were more than twice as likely to be reunified when they took part in a family drug court that incorporated two innovative evidence-based parenting programs, when...

Wed, 11/18/2015 — The American remake of “Secret in Their Eyes” keeps with the Argentine original in its focus on a failed justice system. But the newer version, which opens in theaters Friday, Nov. 20, follows a more traditional Hollywood narrative to the end,

Wed, 11/18/2015 — Leaders from the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, the National World War I Museum at Liberty Memorial, Union Station, KCPT, the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum, the Kansas Humanities Council, the Mid-America Arts Alliance and the Lawrence Public...

Wed, 11/18/2015 — Dealing with questions of identity, loss, redemption and acceptance, “Reckless” follows its crazy characters in finding new perspectives on life and the world. The University Theatre at KU will open this dark holiday comedy next...

Tue, 11/17/2015 — France continued airstrikes against ISIS strongholds Monday in response to last week’s deadly terrorist attacks in Paris. Officials also announced the arrest of nine people Monday in Lebanon in connection with a pair of suicide bombings that...

Tue, 11/17/2015 — A University of Kansas School of Business researcher is available for media interviews to discuss Black Friday and Cyber Monday. Noelle Nelson, assistant professor of marketing and consumer behavior, can speak to outdoor retailer REI’s...

Tue, 11/17/2015 — University of Kansas Chancellor Bernadette Gray-Little has been elected as chair of the Board of Directors of the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU). The association is a research, policy and advocacy organization...

Tue, 11/17/2015 — LAWRENCE – The University of Kansas Public Management Center has announced the 2015 graduates of the Kansas Certified Public Manager (CPM) program. The graduation ceremony will take place at 10 a.m. Friday, Nov. 20, in the House Chamber at the Capitol in Topeka. The 55 graduates, who began their coursework in January, represent local, county, state or federal agencies, as well as utilities, from across Kansas. They participated in classes in Topeka, the Kansas City area and Southwest Kansas. This year an additional 17 graduates of the Law Enforcement Leadership Academy (LELA) Command School completed their CPM certification through classroom instruction and online

Tue, 11/17/2015 —  Some may view treaties between indigenous peoples and the federal government as a relic of the 19th century, but they just might provide a way for tribes to mitigate the effects of climate change on their lands and communities. A University of...

Tue, 11/17/2015 — The University of Kansas Alumni Association has named Heath Peterson, a two-time KU graduate and 12-year veteran of the association staff, as president and CEO. The Association’s board of directors voted unanimously to elect Peterson at the...

Mon, 11/16/2015 — French and Belgian officials, according to national news reports on Monday, said they were looking into the possibility a Belgian man now fighting with the Islamic State in Syria helped plan Friday's deadly attacks in Paris that killed at least...

Mon, 11/16/2015 —  It’s a shocking discovery that may redefine how scientists interpret what it means to be an animal. This week in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, researchers at the University of Kansas will reveal how a jellyfish...

Mon, 11/16/2015 — An aging planet has many hidden stories to tell. Michael Blum, the Scott and Carol Ritchie Distinguished Professor of Geology at the University of Kansas, will explore some of Earth’s chronicles at his inaugural distinguished professor lecture...

Fri, 11/13/2015 —  The push to end segregated employment in which individuals with disabilities are limited to menial work for sub-minimum wage pay is gaining momentum. Researchers at the University of Kansas are leading the way in promoting equal opportunity and...

Fri, 11/13/2015 — Fourteen sophomores at the University of Kansas have been selected as Global Scholars. This competitive program, coordinated by Stuart Day, director of faculty programs for International Programs, recognizes and encourages undergraduate students...

Fri, 11/13/2015 — A senior from Lawrence has been selected as a finalist for the prestigious Rhodes scholarship for study in the United Kingdom. Alex Kong will join other finalists from the St. Louis region for interviews with a selection committee Friday, Nov....

Thu, 11/12/2015 —  A study appearing in Science magazine today shows a vast ice sheet in northeast Greenland has begun a phase of speeded-up ice loss, contributing to destabilization that will cause global sea-level rise for “decades to come.” A team of...

Thu, 11/12/2015 — Last month, Cailey Taylor had an opportunity that very few college students even dream about: She walked the red carpet at an Emmy gala. Taylor and fellow student Harrison Drake, both Overland Park residents in the William Allen White School of...

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Thu, 11/12/2015 — The Dole Institute of Politics announced today the addition of a program with Dayton Moore, general manager of World Series Champions the Kansas City Royals. Moore will visit 7:30 p.m. Dec. 3 as a continuation of the Institute’s annual series...


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