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Thu, 10/11/2012 — Robin Rowland, University of Kansas professor of communication studies, will present "From Hope to Audacity: The Evolution of President Barack Obama's Rhetoric and the 2012 Presidential Election." The event will be 7:30 p.m. Oct. 24 in the...

Thu, 10/11/2012 — On a clear night in rural Kansas, the visible stars stretch across the horizon, but they are just a fraction of the stars and other astral components that comprise our ever-expanding universe. The accelerating pace of this expansion and its...

Wed, 10/10/2012 — Susan Lunte Rolfe Mandel Jonathan Mayhew Judy Wu

Wed, 10/10/2012 — The American media landscape is rapidly changing but still has a strong presence in high schools across the nation, according to research from the University of Kansas. However, the schools that don't have their own media are largely poor and...

Wed, 10/10/2012 — More Information Facilities Services LAWRENCE – Jay Phillips, a resident of Lawrence, has been named director of Facilities Services at the University of Kansas. Phillips will serve as the first director of the new organization, which was created in July as part of the ongoing Changing for Excellence initiative. He will oversee approximately 420 employees and will be responsible for the

Wed, 10/10/2012 — More Information KU News LAWRENCE – University of Kansas Chancellor Bernadette Gray-Little and Anna Neill, chair of the Department of English, issued the following statements regarding the death of student Kristine Andersen. Gray-Little: "On behalf of the entire University of Kansas community, I offer deep condolences to the family and loved ones of Kristine Andersen. Our hearts and prayers

Tue, 10/09/2012 —  The University of Kansas School of Social Welfare has announced it will offer its Advanced Standing Master of Social Work program, titled Western Kansas MSW Program, in western Kansas starting in summer 2013. The program is made possible...

Tue, 10/09/2012 — The KU Natural History Museum encourages both the Jayhawk faithful headed to Memorial Stadium and families looking for kid-friendly activities to come to the museum for fossil activities from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 13. The free event...

Mon, 10/08/2012 — Julia Shaftel More Information The Center for Educational Testing and Evaluation LAWRENCE – The power of technology continues to alter the landscape of K-12 student testing, but without careful planning some students might have less access to its benefits than others. A new, two-year, $1.75 million federal grant awarded to the Center for Educational Testing and

Mon, 10/08/2012 — More Information School of Business LAWRENCE – This year's incoming class of Master of Business Administration students will apply their business acumen and professional skills to tackle real problems affecting Kansas organizations in the newly created Kansas Issues Project. The program, known as KIP, pairs Kansas businesses and nonprofit organizations with teams of first-year MBA students.

Mon, 10/08/2012 — The University of Kansas Theatre will open its 2012-13 season with a production of "The 39 Steps," adapted by Patrick Barlow from the novel by John Buchan and the movie by Alfred Hitchcock. Performances are at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 12-13, Oct. 18-20...

Fri, 10/05/2012 — More Information KU Field Station Event: Media are invited to the dedication of the Stan and Janet Roth Trailhead structure and Trail at the University of Kansas Field Station. Some 200 attendees are expected at this private event. Event organizers: This is a joint event held by the Kansas Biological Survey and KU Endowment. When: A brief program starts at 2 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 7, followed

Fri, 10/05/2012 — Poster by Jing Jian, Olathe Poster by Alyssa Bastien, St. Louis More Information KU's Get Out the Vote posters LAWRENCE ‚ Get Out The Vote Posters created by seven University of Kansas Department of Design students were recently selected for an exhibition at the American Institute for Graphic Arts National Design Center in New York City. Two students,

Thu, 10/04/2012 — Capitol Federal Foundation of Topeka has committed a $20 million lead gift toward construction of a new School of Business building at the University of Kansas. The announcement of the gift—the largest in the business school's history—will...

Thu, 10/04/2012 — When the Supreme Court ruled in Citizens United vs. Federal Elections Commission in 2010, it effectively stated that corporations are people under the First Amendment, able to spend as much money on some forms of political speech as they wish...

Thu, 10/04/2012 — The 2012 Dole Leadership Prize will be presented to Wounded Warrior Project at 4 p.m. Oct. 14 at the Dole Institute of Politics. A family-friendly community celebration will follow the program from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. and will include free...

Thu, 10/04/2012 — More Information Office of Research & Graduate Studies LAWRENCE – Starting your own technology-based company and being your own boss is a dream for some people, but where do you begin? Inventors face a maze of legal and financial challenges that can stifle creativity and innovation before a company even gets off the ground. To help sort it all out, the University of Kansas will host a free all-day workshop

Wed, 10/03/2012 — Researchers at the University of Kansas have been awarded a five-year, $24.5 million grant to develop a national center to assist schools across the country to implement KU's successful model for educating general and special education students...

Wed, 10/03/2012 — The University of Kansas Alumni Association and the student-led Homecoming Steering Committee have named the KU Alumni Band as the winner of this year's Rich and Judy Billings Spirit of 1912 Award. The annual award recognizes special...

Wed, 10/03/2012 —  The University of Kansas Libraries and Information Technology, in partnership with the Greater Western Library Alliance and the Great Plains Network, have been awarded a grant from the Institute for Museum and Library Studies to explore and...


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