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Tue, 09/04/2012 — Three dedicated Jayhawks will receive the Fred Ellsworth Medallion on Sept. 14 in conjunction with the fall meeting of the KU Alumni Association's national board of directors. They are former Chancellor Robert Hemenway, Sue Shields Watson and...

Tue, 09/04/2012 — The KANU staff gathers for a photo in the 1950s. Jazz director Dick Wright, shown in 1958. More Information Kansas Public Radio LAWRENCE – Harry Truman was still president when a radio station signed on with a new FM signal based at the University of Kansas. At 1:45 in the afternoon, Sept. 15, 1952, KANU-FM was born. Since then, the station has grown

Fri, 08/31/2012 — More Information Kansas Public Radio LAWRENCE – Listeners in southeast Kansas will hear some new voices on the air beginning Monday, Sept. 10. KANQ, 90.3 FM, Kansas Public Radio's 17,000-watt transmitter in Chanute, will switch from KPR2, a news-talk format, to KPR's main signal, carrying NPR news, classical music, jazz and listener favorites from NPR like "Car Talk," "A Prairie Home

Fri, 08/31/2012 — University of Kansas Provost Jeff Vitter has announced the 2012-13 class of Staff Fellows. The program, now in its fifth year, is jointly coordinated by the Office of the Provost and Human Resources. Applications were accepted in August, and 13...

Fri, 08/31/2012 — The University of Kansas School of Music has announced its 2012-13 Concert Series, featuring a variety of notable concerts throughout the year. The series will kick off Sept. 30 with a performance by the Borromeo String Quartet, introducing the...

Thu, 08/30/2012 — The BullDoc Free Clinic through the University of Kansas Medical Center will benefit from the 2012 Proud To Be A Jayhawk tailgating fundraiser. The KU football season kicks off Saturday, Sept. 1, when the Jayhawks take on South Dakota...

Thu, 08/30/2012 — The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at the University of Kansas will welcome four new academic partners as it launches its fall schedule: Washburn University in Topeka, Ottawa University in Ottawa, William Jewell College in Liberty. Mo., and...

Thu, 08/30/2012 — More Information The Office of Diversity & Equity LAWRENCE – In an effort to create a more informed and engaged campus community, the University of Kansas is calling on all faculty, staff and students to complete required online training on sexual harassment and sexual violence. Beginning Sept. 4, all KU faculty, staff and students will be emailed login information to complete a brief

Wed, 08/29/2012 — A University of Kansas professor is creating a program to help educators prevent and respond appropriately to bullying, based on school-based research that has won international acclaim. Robert Harrington, professor of psychology and research...

Wed, 08/29/2012 — The University of Kansas School of Music will present the 65th annual Band Day on Sept. 8. Between 30 and 40 high school bands from across Kansas, Missouri and the surrounding area will be in Lawrence to participate in the event. KU Band Day...

Wed, 08/29/2012 — Nikky Finney, author of "Head Off & Split," a National Book Award-winning collection of poetry, will speak at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 6, in the Woodruff Auditorium in the Kansas Union. Her lecture, "Making Poetry in Our Anthropocene Age,"...

Tue, 08/28/2012 — As Kansas faces the prospect of continuing groundwater declines, a new online atlas offers insight into the past, present and future of the state's most important aquifer system. The High Plains aquifer is a massive network of ...

Tue, 08/28/2012 — Eighteen School of Architecture, Design and Planning faculty members are currently showing their work at this year's Design Department faculty show, titled "Big Work." The show is located ...

Tue, 08/28/2012 — Bill Lacy, director of the Robert J. Dole Institute of Politics at the University of Kansas, and Nancy Dwight, a 2012 Dole Fellow, are available to speak with media about the 2012 Republican National Convention. Lacy and Dwight, longtime...

Mon, 08/27/2012 — The University of Kansas will test its emergency text message and public address systems at 12:30 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 28. Students, faculty and staff who have signed up for text alerts will receive a message stating: "THIS IS A TEST of the KU...

Mon, 08/27/2012 — David and Debbi Elkouri, of Wichita and Houston, have longtime connections with the University of Kansas School of Law. And, they are making sure their family's ties to KU will last in perpetuity by donating $800,000 to the school. Of that...

Mon, 08/27/2012 — The University of Kansas Public Safety Office's partnership with a KU Department of Design class for its new patrol car look has turned out to be a winning combination. Law and Order magazine recently announced that the design produced by KU...

Fri, 08/24/2012 —  Work is under way to see how students with significant cognitive disabilities interact with the computer assessment system being developed for them by the Center for Educational Testing and ...

Fri, 08/24/2012 — The Center for Russian, East European & Eurasian Studies, together with the Center for Global and International Studies and the William Allen White School of Journalism and Mass Communications, has announced that it will host a Skype...

Fri, 08/24/2012 — Since 2008, the Thomas D. Galloway Lecture Series has brought internationally acclaimed experts in architecture, design and planning to the University of Kansas. The next series speaker is Tom Kundig, one of the most recognized architects in...


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