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Thu, 11/02/2017 — The School of Education at the University of Kansas has announced dates for the 2017-2018 Strategies Event Series, which will include three interactive professional development lectures at the Edwards Campus.  The first session of the series,...

Wed, 11/01/2017 — The University of Kansas School of Education will welcome Kathleen Lane, professor in the Department of Special Education, as the 2017-2018 Budig Teaching Professorship in Special Education award recipient and featured lecturer.  The lecture,...

Wed, 11/01/2017 — Astronomer Gregory Rudnick sees the universe crisscrossed by something like an interstellar superhighway system. Filaments — the strands of aggregated matter that stretch millions of light years across the universe to connect galaxy clusters...

Tue, 10/31/2017 — The names of 1,050 graduates from the University of Kansas this summer — representing 37 Kansas counties, 42 other states and 23 other countries and territories — have been announced by the University Registrar.  Some graduates have...

Tue, 10/31/2017 — The Department of Health, Sport & Exercise Sciences at the University of Kansas will work in collaboration with Greenbush, the Southeast Kansas education service center, to host the Fall 2017 Coaches Workshop for the region’s PK-12 coaches...

Tue, 10/31/2017 — The KU Alumni Association has launched a new campaign that encourages Jayhawks nationwide to give back to their communities during the month of November. KU Cares Month of Service provides alumni with opportunities to volunteer at...

Tue, 10/31/2017 —  Sixteen scholars in programs from the Office for Diversity in Science Training (ODST) participated the 2017 Society for Advancement of Chicanos and Native Americans in Science conference earlier this month in Salt Lake City.  “I am very...

Tue, 10/31/2017 — Unlike past decades, fewer Americans are familiar with those who die in combat or even serve in the military, according to John Kelly, White House chief of staff and retired Marine general. "They are the best 1 percent this country produces....

Tue, 10/31/2017 — In 2015, the National Spectrum Consortium auctioned off portions of the electromagnetic spectrum once used by government agencies to mobile-phone companies. As a result, entities like the Department of Defense and Test Resource Management...

Mon, 10/30/2017 — University Distinguished Professor Rolfe Mandel has been named director of the Kansas Geological Survey. Mandel, who also serves as senior scientist and executive director of the Odyssey Geoarchaeology Research Program at the KGS, most recently...

Mon, 10/30/2017 — A key member of the University of Kansas executive team will be retiring after 17 years of service. General Counsel and Vice Chancellor for Legal Affairs Jim Pottorff has announced that he will retire. Pottorff has headed the Office of the...

Mon, 10/30/2017 — International media reports have focused on recent reforms in Uzbekistan as a potential opening and thaw of a once repressive regime. Some international groups and activists have even referred to the developments as an "Uzbek Spring," though a...

Mon, 10/30/2017 — LAWRENCE – The 10th annual Jana Mackey Distinguished Lecture Series returns next month with an activist who served as national co-chair for the Women’s March in Washington D.C. Tamika Mallory will speak about violence against women and those who hold marginalized identities from an intersectional perspective. She will address the role of guns in perpetuating this violence, encouraging a discussion of effective ways of building power to bring about change. The lecture will take place at 7 p.m. Nov. 7 in Woodruff Auditorium in the Kansas Union, with a reception to follow in the union’s Big 12 Room. Mallory is an advocate and speaker on issues related to equal rights

Mon, 10/30/2017 — Alcohol and other drug use are regularly linked to child abuse or neglect in families, but simply assuming the former causes the latter is not taking a deep enough look. A University of Kansas professor has authored a pair of studies examining...

Mon, 10/30/2017 — Was it a case of one morbid, perverse soul speaking to another? That’s one explanation for the effect that the 1920 play “Mary Rose” by “Peter Pan” author J.M. Barrie had on a young Alfred Hitchcock. John Tibbetts, associate...

Fri, 10/27/2017 — Or Rosenboim, a lecturer in modern history at the City University of London, will offer two events on the topic of globalism. Rosenboim will give a lecture on “Globalism in the Age of Trump” at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 2, in The Commons,...

Fri, 10/27/2017 — Grasslands around the world vary tremendously in their biodiversity — the wealth of species they harbor. Diverse grasslands are not only more productive but also more resilient to unpredictable events, such as drought or flooding. A new study,...

Fri, 10/27/2017 — Name: Tom Prescott Title: Senior painter, Facilities Services  What that means: Tom Prescott is an expert when it comes to paint and painting. He is very detail-oriented and always has the customer’s satisfaction as his No. 1 priority. Prescott does the job right the first time so there are no call backs. When there is a project that requires a very professional worker who knows how to deal with students and communicate with the custodial staff, Prescott’s supervisor knows Prescott can be trusted to handle the project.  Prescott has a notebook he keeps track of every work order he and his team work on. He writes down everything from the work order number,

Fri, 10/27/2017 — President Donald Trump announced Thursday he would direct the Department of Health and Human Services to declare the opioid crisis a public health emergency. The move would free up money and ease laws to combat the problem that killed an...

Thu, 10/26/2017 — Shiza Shahid, entrepreneur and co-founder of the Malala Fund, will deliver a lecture at 7 p.m. Nov. 16 at Capitol Federal Hall as part of the University of Kansas School of Business Charles Oswald Executive Leadership Series. Shahid will...


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