Natalie Lutz to begin as KUMC communications director Oct. 27

Annual Halloween event moved to Oliver Hall

MSNBC host Melissa Harris-Perry to give 2014 Jana Mackey Lecture

KU to honor 87 seniors from Clay, Pottawatomie and Riley county high schools

KU to honor 340 seniors from Sedgwick county high schools

KU to honor 87 high school seniors from five East Central Kansas counties

Dole Institute to host discussion on formal recognition of Cuba

Author Margaret Atwood to give lecture

Beyond LOL cats, social networks could become trove of biodiversity data

Government grant to support work in language, literacy development


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