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Thu, 04/11/2019 — Choreographers from the University of Kansas Department of Theatre & Dance will pay tribute to the roots of skiffle music and highlight outstanding student work at its annual spring concert. Performances will be at 7:30 p.m. April 18-19 and...

Wed, 04/10/2019 —  The University of Kansas has partnered with the city of Lawrence and KanREN to complete a redundant and diverse internet pathway to campus. This new pathway makes it less likely that an accident or deliberate act could disrupt internet...

Wed, 04/10/2019 — Social media played a central role in the Arab Spring, when citizens demonstrated against and ousted oppressive government regimes. A new study from the University of Kansas analyzes how social media can also help citizens in authoritarian...

Wed, 04/10/2019 — The University of Kansas School of Education will welcome Heidi Hallman, professor in the Department of Curriculum & Teaching, as the 2019 Budig Teaching Professorship in Education award recipient and featured lecturer.  The lecture,...

Wed, 04/10/2019 —  The University of Kansas School of Architecture & Design’s research centers and institutes are coming together to present their work at the Arc/D Innovation Collaborative from 2 to 4:30 p.m. Thursday, April 11, at the Center for Design...

Wed, 04/10/2019 — Cold, foggy and remote, the climate of Alaska’s Aleutian Islands makes them a daunting place for people to live. Couple the unforgiving environment with often-brutal practices on the part of Western colonizers, and it becomes clear that the...

Wed, 04/10/2019 — More than 200 of the brightest minds in medicinal chemistry will be in Lawrence this week as the 57th Annual MIKIW Conference gets underway at the University of Kansas School of Pharmacy. In 1963, faculty members from the universities of...

Tue, 04/09/2019 —  The business world has been the center of a hot debate in recent years about noncompete clauses in employment contracts and the effects they have on profits, economic development and other factors. Yet the debaters often overlook how such...

Tue, 04/09/2019 — Student-led teams from the University of Kansas School of Engineering are participating in a number of intercollegiate competitions this spring, designing and building everything from remote-controlled airplanes to drones to concrete canoes and...

Tue, 04/09/2019 — A Phi Beta Kappa Visiting Scholar will examine economics' influence on science during a lecture at the University of Kansas. Paula Stephan will present "How Economics Shapes Science" at 5:30 p.m. April 15 at 1111 Capitol Federal Hall....

Tue, 04/09/2019 — The University of Kansas School of Business has established a new insurance and risk management certificate program, thanks to a $1 million gift. The gift, from Cheryl Lockton Williams, of Mission Hills, honors her late husband, Jack Lockton,...

Tue, 04/09/2019 — The University of Kansas team of freshman Azja Butler, of Leavenworth, and junior Kyndall Delph, of Little Rock, Arkansas, finished as the national runner-up at the Cross Examination Debate Association National Championship Tournament hosted at...

Mon, 04/08/2019 — The School of Education at the University of Kansas will host the third and final session of the 2018-2019 Strategies Event Series on Saturday, April 13, at the KU Edwards Campus. The third session of the free professional development series,...

Fri, 04/05/2019 — LAWRENCE – The Department of Mathematics at the University of Kansas is expecting hundreds of elementary, middle and high school students from the region to visit in April to participate in annual competitions and workshops to celebrate national Mathematics and Statistics Awareness Month (MSAM). This marks the 20th year that the department has organized activities for hundreds of students to learn about the math, engineering and science fields. The MSAM Proclamation Ceremony by Kansas Gov. Laura Kelly took place March 29 in the Governor’s Office "to proclaim the month of April as Mathematics and Statistics Awareness Month in Kansas and urge citizens to participate

Fri, 04/05/2019 — The University of Kansas has announced the 2019 January and February Employees of the Month: Rose Broers Rose Broers serves as the manager of the KU passport office. In that role, she is a Department of State-certified U.S. passport...

Fri, 04/05/2019 — Shelly London, the innovative leader behind Understood.org, was selected to receive the 2019 Dole Humanitarian Award, presented by the Department of Special Education at the University of Kansas. The Dole Humanitarian Award recognizes...

Thu, 04/04/2019 —  As sexual assault gains more recognition as a public health crisis, communities and campuses are increasing their focus on response to victims and prevention. Campus response teams have unique challenges and can learn from community response...

Wed, 04/03/2019 — Four midcareer faculty members at the University of Kansas will receive an award in recognition of their significant achievements in scholarly or research contributions in their field. The University Scholarly Achievement Award recognizes...

Wed, 04/03/2019 — A University of Kansas alumnus with an interest in history and experience in the Army Reserve has established a professorship in military history at KU. David Pittaway, of Naples, Florida, created the professorship through a $500,000...

Wed, 04/03/2019 —  Every day in classrooms across the country, teachers are looking for new ways to support and reach their students, especially those who may be struggling or have disabilities. However, it is all too common and easy for teachers to come across...


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