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Fri, 10/21/2011 — Darlene Clark Hine More Information Department of American Studies LAWRENCE – Darlene Clark Hine, a leading historian of the African-American experience and a pioneer of African-American women’s history, will speak on the role of black women in nursing and health care, as well as in the Civil Rights Movement, before the 1950s. Hine is speaking on “Rehearsal for Freedom: Black Professional

Thu, 10/20/2011 — More Information School of Law WHAT: Raj Bhala, associate dean for International and Comparative Law and Rice Distinguished Professor at the University of Kansas School of Law, is available to discuss Islamic law and its role in Libya in the wake of the death of former dictator Moammar Gadhafi. BHALA CAN DISCUSS: U.S. policy toward the Middle East; Islamic law; terrorism, al-Qaida, Muslim Brotherhood and the Taliban;

Thu, 10/20/2011 — The troublesome gap between university drug research and pharmaceutical company application may narrow in the future, thanks to an agreement signed recently between the University of Kansas and a rapidly emerging new enterprise: BioPontis...

Thu, 10/20/2011 — The University of Kansas welcomes educator and activist Tony Porter as keynote speaker at the annual Jana Mackey Distinguished Lecture Series in memory of late women’s rights activist and KU law student Jana Lynne Mackey. This year’s...

Thu, 10/20/2011 — Poets and scholars from across the nation will come to the University of Kansas in November for the Eberhardt Colloquium in honor of a KU professor and poet. The featured guests will examine the life and work of Kenneth Irby, associate...

Thu, 10/20/2011 — Akbar Ahmed, called “the world’s leading authority on contemporary Islam” by BBC News, will be at the Dole Institute of Politics at the University of Kansas next week. Ahmed will be featured in a Dole Forum event scheduled for 7:30 p.m.

Wed, 10/19/2011 — The Dole Institute of Politics at the University of Kansas will sponsor Civic Engagement and KU Leadership, an annual campaign with more than two dozen events occurring on- and off-campus through Oct. 28. Events are designed to bring...

Wed, 10/19/2011 — More Information Center for Sustainability LAWRENCE – University of Kansas Chancellor Bernadette Gray-Little and the KU Center for Sustainability have announced the completion of Building Sustainable Traditions, the KU campus sustainability plan. Aspects of the plan will be the focus of events during KU Sustainability Week, which is Oct. 24-28. “As a public institution, the University of Kansas has a responsibility to

Wed, 10/19/2011 — The KU Natural History Museum is calling all amateur rock hounds, fossil hunters and meteorite enthusiasts for an identification event from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 23. “What on Earth? Rocks, Fossils and Meteorites” will give...

Tue, 10/18/2011 — University of Kansas student and faculty musicians will have an opportunity to perform two concerts at the new Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts in Kansas City. “Opportunities for music students to perform in distinctive venues...

Tue, 10/18/2011 — The University of Kansas School of Journalism has named Douglas Ward as the 2011-12 Budig Teaching Professorship of Writing for the School of Journalism. Ward is an associate professor in the William Allen White School of Journalism and Mass...

Tue, 10/18/2011 — An author who challenges the notion that sports level the racial playing field in America will discuss his new book, “Ballers of the New School: Race and Sports in America,” on Oct. 24 at the University of Kansas. In his book, Thabiti...

Mon, 10/17/2011 — The Bioscience & Technology Business Center at the University of Kansas will house another biotech company with ties to the university. Mencuro Therapeutics Inc., a drug development company focused on pain treatment, has leased space at...

Mon, 10/17/2011 — Grim economic times could cause men to seek more sexual partners, giving them more chances to reproduce, according to research by Omri Gillath, a social psychology professor at the University of Kansas. Men are likely to pursue short-term...

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Mon, 10/17/2011 — KJHK, the University of Kansas student-operated radio station, received recognition from The Washington Post in its listing of “10 Great College Radio Stations” published online by the Post on Oct. 13. The station was listed second within a...

Fri, 10/14/2011 — The University of Kansas has landed a seven-year, $8.9 million grant to ensure students in low-income districts not only are aware of the educational opportunities available to them, but that they improve their grades, graduate from high school...

Fri, 10/14/2011 — The Hall Center for the Humanities is bringing Diane Ravitch, education historian and policy analyst, to campus as part of its 2011-2012 Humanities Lecture Series. “Will School Reform Improve the Schools?” begins at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 18,

Fri, 10/14/2011 — The KU Symphony Orchestra will perform a Halloween concert at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 28, 2011, in the Lied Center auditorium.A community-wide costume contest will start at 6:30 p.m. in the Lied Center Seymour Gallery. ...

Fri, 10/14/2011 — John Poggio, professor of psychology and research, and Neal Kingston, associate professor of psychology and research in education at the University of Kansas School of Education, are available to speak with media about Kansas’ application for...


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