Law, Policy & Society
Wed, 12/13/2017 — People's racial and political identities strongly shaped how they viewed the causes of several recent widely publicized police encounters that resulted in the deaths of African-American men, according to a new study by two University of Kansas...

Wed, 12/13/2017 — The advent of Uber in cities across the country has reduced per capita ambulance volume by at least 7 percent as low-risk patients likely opt to avoid the more expensive ride with paramedics, according to a working paper co-authored by a...

Wed, 12/13/2017 — University of Kansas alumnus William “Brad” Bradley Jr., of Overland Park, has made a $2 million gift commitment that will endow a scholarship in the School of Law and a research excellence fund for the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences...

Tue, 12/12/2017 — No movie studio more clearly adopted the punk-rock ethos than New York-based Troma Entertainment, source over the past 43 years of more than 1,000 low-budget flicks that typify what co-editor John Dowell calls "sLaughter" in his new book,...

Tue, 12/12/2017 — Unfortunately it's easy these days to find examples of people lacking empathy or even basic consideration for one another. Just check the national news or even Twitter or Facebook on any given day. To combat the deluge of divisive attitudes...

Mon, 12/11/2017 — The elves atop Mount Oread have been busy in their workshops, creating great gifts for the holiday season. The University of Kansas’ first Herman Melville Distinguished Professor of English, Randall Fuller, published the “The Book that...

Thu, 12/07/2017 — The University of Kansas, the city of Lawrence and MV Transportation have announced the three KU recipients of the 2018 MV Transportation Instructor Grant. Professor of the Practice Angela Hendershot, William Allen White School of Journalism...

Thu, 12/07/2017 — Emily Rauscher, University of Kansas assistant professor of sociology, has been selected as a William T. Grant Foundation 2018 Scholars Finalist. If awarded, she would receive $350,000 over a five-year period and participate in annual meetings...

Tue, 12/05/2017 — As more people come to personally know a transgender person or even see depictions of transgender characters in the media, it likely will have a positive effect on public support for transgender rights, according to a study that includes two...

Tue, 12/05/2017 — Public universities have made strides in evolving their technology transfer activities, but they must do more to address the demands of the innovation economy, according to a new report by the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities...

Mon, 12/04/2017 — Hundreds of graduate students at the University of Kansas will complete their degrees in December 2017. Recognition ceremonies across the KU campus will celebrate these fall semester graduates as the schools of Business, Education and...

Fri, 12/01/2017 — The University of Kansas remains one of the nation’s top academic institutions in terms of student engagement in study abroad activities, according to the latest Open Doors report released earlier this month by the Institute of International...

Thu, 11/30/2017 — The U.S. Army Cadet Command named two University of Kansas Army ROTC cadets to its annual rankings of the top 10 senior cadets in the country. Cadet Joseph Schroer, of Denver, placed fourth, and Cadet Joseph McConnell, of Newton, placed sixth...

Thu, 11/30/2017 — As more major U.S. hospitals have become Catholic due to recent mergers, it has made them less likely to perform certain reproductive health procedures that conflict with church doctrine, according to a working paper that includes two University...

Tue, 11/28/2017 — While President Donald Trump's administration has imposed sanctions against North Korea, Iran and Venezuela during his first year in office, political pundits have speculated on whether Trump, as part of his "America First" trade and foreign...

Tue, 11/28/2017 — As they were preparing to mount an exhibition marking the centennial of Sallie Casey Thayer’s gift of thousands of art objects to the University of Kansas, curators at the Spencer Museum of Art realized that while Thayer collected works from...

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Mon, 11/27/2017 — The University of Kansas senior class has honored a lecturer whose expertise in electronic discovery enlightens both law students and business students. Amii Castle received the 2017 H.O.P.E. Award. The recognition — to Honor an Outstanding...

Mon, 11/27/2017 — A gift commitment from longtime faculty member Dr. Dennis Diederich and his wife, Alice Diederich, will provide $1 million to endow a professorship at the University of Kansas Medical Center in Kansas City, Kansas. The Diederichs, both KU...

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Wed, 11/22/2017 — A federal judge in San Francisco has issued an injunction permanently blocking President Trump’s executive order intended to block funding from sanctuary cities. District Judge William H. Orrick ruled the order was unconstitutional and...

Tue, 11/21/2017 — The University of Kansas has earned a top-five ranking in the Military Times Best: Colleges 2018 rankings, formerly known as Best for Vets. The school jumped five spots from its No. 10 rankings in 2016 and 2017. Released Nov. 20, the rankings...


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