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Mon, 04/10/2017 — Marie Brown, assistant professor of history, has won the 2017 Vice Chancellor for Research Book Publication Award for her upcoming work "Khartoum at Night: Fashion and Body Politics in Imperial Sudan," to be published by Stanford University Press.

Mon, 04/10/2017 — A video posted on Facebook Sunday of a man being pulled from an overbooked United Airlines flight from Chicago to Louisville has generated considerable negative response in the media. United's terse statement about the incident in the hours...

Mon, 04/10/2017 — The Twin Cities roots of the late musical superstar Prince will be explored at “Make it Funky VI,” an annual funk-music seminar organized by Anthony Bolden, University of Kansas associate professor of African & African-American...

Mon, 04/10/2017 — The crowdfunded effort to recover ephemera, reveal untold stories of 20th century Spanish immigration and connect immigrant communities are some topics to be explored at the 2017 George and Eleanor Woodyard Lecture. James Fernández, professor...

Mon, 04/10/2017 — Journalists from The Kansas City Star are recipients of the Burton W. Marvin Kansas News Enterprise Award from the William Allen White School of Journalism & Mass Communications. Each year during William Allen White Day events, the William...

Fri, 04/07/2017 — Political eyes across the nation are watching Tuesday's special election in Kansas' 4th Congressional District. External factors at the federal and state levels could make it interesting in what is a heavily Republican district of south-central...

Fri, 04/07/2017 — Florence Boldridge, director of the Diversity and Women’s Programs at the University of Kansas School of Engineering, is stepping down at the end of June after serving in the role since 1983. A reception to honor her career and achievements is...

Fri, 04/07/2017 — Evan Osnos, staff writer at The New Yorker, will speak at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 11, in Woodruff Auditorium at the Kansas Union as the final installation of the Hall Center for the Humanities' 2016-2017 Humanities Lecture Series. “Age of...

Fri, 04/07/2017 — In partnership with the Land Institute, the KU Environmental Studies Program, the KU Center for Sustainability and The Commons have developed a day of activities to introduce “ecosphere studies,” an alternate approach to the current model...

Fri, 04/07/2017 — LAWRENCE – A University of Kansas law professor and former KU journalism dean will be inducted into the Kansas Newspaper Hall of Fame. Mike Kautsch, a media law expert and one-time journalist who has long championed government transparency, will receive the award during the Kansas Press Association’s annual convention today, April 7, in Topeka. “His service to the journalism profession is both wide and deep,” the association reported. “For KPA, he has served for years as a media law consultant. Whenever KPA has had a need for assistance, Mike has always been there, giving prompt and reasoned advice as KPA and others try to strengthen the state’s open government

Fri, 04/07/2017 — The University of Kansas will honor retiring unclassified professional staff and university support staff with a lunch at noon Wednesday, April 26, in the Kansas Union Ballroom.  Please direct questions to Mary Karten at mkarten@ku.edu or...

Thu, 04/06/2017 — University of Kansas Army ROTC Cadets will be among 324 cadets from across the United States testing the limits of their physical and mental strength this Saturday. Two-person teams from 35 colleges and universities in 12 states will compete at...

Thu, 04/06/2017 — LAWRENCE – Featuring live music and work from Midwestern guest artists, the University Dance Company’s spring concert will be full of original, exciting work. The shows will take place at 7:30 p.m. April 27-28 and 2 p.m. April 29 at the Lawrence Arts Center.  Lindsay Hawkins, guest artist, set her work “Conversations and Fits” for the University Dance Company as a Janet Hamburg Choreographic Fellow in dance. The work is based on forms of communication, vocal and physical outbursts, and the quirky, personal idiosyncrasies that shape human interactions and relationships. The dance requires physical stamina and is intricate, quick and full of opportunities for dancers

Thu, 04/06/2017 — The University of Kansas Office of Graduate Military Programs, Center for Global & International Studies, Center for Migration Research and Center for Russian, East European & Eurasian Studies (CREES) will host a half-day security...

Thu, 04/06/2017 —  The University of Utah announced this week it is forming a college-sponsored e-sports program, making it the first school among the Power 5 conferences with such a program. Numerous smaller schools around the country have varsity-sponsored...

Wed, 04/05/2017 — The University of Kansas has announced the addition of three new degree programs to its Leavenworth offerings. The new programs include a Master of Science in Homeland Security: Law and Policy, Master of Science in Business and Organizational...

Wed, 04/05/2017 —  In international arbitration cases, billions of dollars and the validity of government regulations can be at stake, so it is imperative parties are able to choose the best arbitrator to settle their disputes. A University of Kansas law...

Wed, 04/05/2017 — Two University of Kansas juniors are the latest KU students to earn Barry M. Goldwater Scholarships, the nation’s top undergraduate award for students in science, technology, engineering and mathematics fields. Marilyn Barragan, a junior from...

Wed, 04/05/2017 — The Spencer Museum of Art is one of three U.S. institutions to host the international exhibition “The Power and Pleasure of Possessions in Korean Painted Screens,” which will be on view April 15 to June 11. The opening of the exhibition is...

Wed, 04/05/2017 — A doctoral student in clinical child psychology at the University of Kansas has won a competitive Doris Duke Fellowship for the Promotion of Child Well-Being from a panel of experts at Chapin Hall at the University of Chicago, one of just 15...


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