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Fri, 10/19/2018 — Art and creative expression have often been used to further human understanding of science. A University of Kansas professor is now using his math prowess to push the boundaries of music creation. Purnaprajna Bangere, professor of mathematics...

Fri, 10/19/2018 — A top researcher recognized for his work to apply magnetic resonance techniques to chemistry, physics and biomedical research is the recipient of this year’s Steven F. Warren Research Achievement Award at the University of Kansas. Justin...

Fri, 10/19/2018 — As many as 400 students from around northeast Kansas are expected to participate later this month in the annual High School Design competition sponsored by the University of Kansas School of Engineering and the Self Engineering Leadership...

Fri, 10/19/2018 — More than 30 graduate students at the University of Kansas were selected as University Graduate Fellows for the 2018-2019 academic year. The Office of Graduate Studies distributed approximately $1 million in funding to support domestic and...

Fri, 10/19/2018 — Fifty-seven new law enforcement officers graduated from the Kansas Law Enforcement Training Center (KLETC) on Oct. 12. Overland Park Police Chief Frank Donchez was the speaker for the ceremony in KLETC’s Integrity Auditorium. The new officers...

Thu, 10/18/2018 — Keith Darcy, an independent senior adviser to Deloitte & Touche LLP’s Enterprise Compliance Services practice, will deliver the University of Kansas School of Business Walter S. Sutton Ethics Lecture at 7 p.m. Nov. 8 at Capitol Federal Hall.

Thu, 10/18/2018 — Researchers around the world are doing their part to fight the scourge of cancer, including some of the top minds at the University of Kansas. University Foundation Distinguished Professor Steven Soper will present “The War Against Cancer: The...

Thu, 10/18/2018 — The University of Kansas School of Pharmacy Class of 2018 posted a 100 percent pass rate on the North American Pharmacist Licensure Exam (NAPLEX), something accomplished by only three other KU School of Pharmacy graduating classes in the past 30...

Thu, 10/18/2018 — The University of Kansas has endorsed applications from three students applying for prestigious fellowships for study in the United Kingdom and Ireland. Kathryn Ammon and Tracey Funk are applying for the Marshall Scholarship and the Mitchell...

Thu, 10/18/2018 — The University of Kansas Libraries will host a reception featuring a new exhibition titled “50 for 50: Celebrating 50 years of Kenneth Spencer Research Library” on Nov. 8 as one of many celebrations surrounding the library’s golden...

Wed, 10/17/2018 — The University of Kansas Department of English will host a leading scholar of Victorian studies for the annual American-British Lecture. Talia Schaffer, professor of English at Queens College-City University of New York and the Graduate Center...

Wed, 10/17/2018 — LAWRENCE – The University of Kansas School of Law is the No. 16 Best Value Law School in the country and one of the top 20 law schools nationwide for students graduating with the least debt, according to National Jurist and U.S. News & World Report. KU finished first in both rankings among law schools in Kansas and the Kansas City area. The Best Value ranking highlights affordable law schools whose graduates perform well on the bar exam and have success finding legal jobs. National Jurist ranked the top 25 schools and assigned a letter grade to the other 32 honorees. “It’s no accident that KU Law continues to do well in these rankings. We are committed to value

Wed, 10/17/2018 — Gertrude Sellards Pearson and Corbin residence halls at the University of Kansas will be host to child-friendly activities, crafts and games for Halloween in the Halls. The event will take place 6-8 p.m. Oct. 26 in the lobbies of the residence...

Wed, 10/17/2018 —  Canada became the second country in the world to legalize marijuana, and sales began today. Dispensaries across the country opened doors this morning and began selling a variety of marijuana products. While supporters and opponents of the...

Wed, 10/17/2018 — It's easy to find videos on YouTube exposing people's seemingly unwavering support for the actions of their political party. A 2016 video on Jimmy Kimmel's show includes Hillary Clinton supporters agreeing with her purported quotes about policies,

Wed, 10/17/2018 — The University of Kansas Humanities Program will host “The Harlem Renaissance,” a presentation and discussion by Lem Sheppard, at 12:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 2, at the Sabatini Multicultural Resource Center. Members of the community are invited...

Wed, 10/17/2018 — This week, the University of Kansas will host a series of events that celebrate the surprising interplay between Caribbean cultures and people and the rest of the world. Far from being exotic and isolated islands suitable only as tourist...

Wed, 10/17/2018 — At the end of every summer, football teams take to the field while temperatures still reach triple digits. And seemingly just as often, tragic stories about an athlete suffering from heatstroke and even dying make the news. Marching bands also...

Tue, 10/16/2018 — Headquartered at the University of Kansas School of Engineering, a research team is envisioning what U.S. roads, highways, bridges and supporting infrastructure could look like in coming decades — a time when autonomous vehicles, more traffic...

Tue, 10/16/2018 — LAWRENCE – Husband and wife Tad and Jessica Carpenter strive for optimism and positivity, whether their Carpenter Collective is designing a soft-drink cup for a fast-food chain or a graphic identity for a classy condo project. And now, capping a process begun by colleagues from the University of Kansas School of Architecture & Design, they’ve created an entire brand-identity system for the Dotte Mobile Grocer, which is about to hit the streets to combat food-desert conditions in the central city of Wyandotte County/Kansas City, Kansas. The Carpenters met while they were students in the Department of Design at KU during the early years of the millennium. Tad


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