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Wed, 08/15/2012 — More Information Good Neighbor LAWRENCE – For many University of Kansas students, the college experience includes living in an off-campus house or apartment in a Lawrence neighborhood, often alongside non-student residents and families. With this in mind, KU has partnered with the city of Lawrence to create the Good Neighbor program, a new initiative to help students understand the

Tue, 08/14/2012 — The CFA Institute and the University of Kansas School of Business have renewed an agreement that distinguishes the school as a CFA program partner. KU is among only 140 institutions globally, 58 in the Americas, to merit this distinction. The...

Tue, 08/14/2012 — Forrest Pierce, associate professor of music composition at the University of Kansas, was recently announced as winner of the $12,000 Barlow Prize given by the Barlow Endowment for Music Composition at Brigham Young University. Pierce rose to...

Fri, 08/10/2012 — Gov. Sam Brownback More Information School of Business LAWRENCE – Gov. Sam Brownback will present "Economic Growth and Kansas Tax Policy" as the University of Kansas School of Business 2012 Anderson Chandler Lecture at 7 p.m. Monday, Sept. 10, at the Lied Center. The event is free and open to the public. Brownback took office as governor of Kansas in 2011. During

Fri, 08/10/2012 — A ground-breaking scholarly journal has been launched by the University of Illinois Press in cooperation with the University of Kansas. Women, Gender, and Families of Color expands the mission of the now defunct Black Women, Gender ...

Thu, 08/09/2012 — While nurses generally have adequate training to attend to the immediate health needs of people with physical, mental and psychological disabilities, some may share with the general public misconceptions about people with disabilities. A new...

Wed, 08/08/2012 — Proud of Jayhawk ties that span generations, University of Kansas alumni couple Lydia Beebe and Chuck Doyle, of San Francisco, have made a $1 million gift to KU Endowment for the KU School of Law. Of their gift, $455,000 established the...

Wed, 08/08/2012 — Rodolfo Torres, professor of mathematics at the University of Kansas, assumes new duties this month as an associate vice chancellor for research and graduate studies and a vice president of the KU Center for Research Inc. The associate vice...

Tue, 08/07/2012 — Jeff Chasen More Information Office of the Provost LAWRENCE – The University of Kansas has hired a director of institutional compliance to provide independent oversight and coordination of an institutional compliance program. Jeff Chasen, an attorney with more than 20 years experience specializing in compliance, training and prevention programs, began his new duties

Tue, 08/07/2012 — Robert Coffeen, lecturer and adjunct associate professor in the University of Kansas School of Architecture, Design and Planning, has been awarded the Education Excellence Award by the Bose Corporation's Professional Systems Division. The award...

Mon, 08/06/2012 — A well being drilled in southwest Kansas is part of a study by the Kansas Geological Survey at the University of Kansas to determine whether carbon dioxide (CO2) from industrial sources can be safely injected deep underground for storage and to...

Thu, 08/02/2012 — As scientists have toiled to chronicle of the evolution of insects, a frustrating blank spot in the fossil record has masked one of the most critical points in insects' development — the Devonian, or roughly 365 million years ago. The...

Tue, 07/31/2012 — Jeff Aubé Joseph Heppert More Information Department of Chemistry Department of Medicinal Chemistry LAWRENCE – Two professors at the University of Kansas have been chosen as fellows by the world's largest scientific society, the American Chemical Society.

Mon, 07/30/2012 —  The William Allen White School of Journalism and Mass Communications and the University of Kansas Information Technology & Telecommunication Center have announced an interdisciplinary partnership as they open The Media Informatics Lab. ...

Thu, 07/26/2012 —  KU's Center on Online Learning and Students with Disabilities has developed a new tool to help schools and others involved in education identify online products that are accessible for students with disabilities. The tool, Access for All...

Thu, 07/26/2012 — Following a nationwide search, the University of Kansas Office of Multicultural Affairs (OMA) has a new director, Blane Harding, who began his new role July 2. "I am extremely pleased to welcome Blane to the KU campus as the new leader of one...

Wed, 07/25/2012 — Rick Miller, geophysicist and senior scientist at the Kansas Geological Survey, a research division of the University of Kansas, has been selected by a prestigious scientific organization to present 25 lectures on his research in 11 countries. ...

Wed, 07/25/2012 — More Information RedTire LAWRENCE – A new program launched in July by the University of Kansas School of Business designed to keep rural businesses open for business will be managed by an MBA alumnus with extensive management accounting experience in international companies. Denton Zeeman, a 2012 graduate of the school's MBA program, will serve as program manager of RedTire – also known as

Tue, 07/24/2012 — If athletics are to maintain a vital, healthy role in higher education, it is time to drop the myth of college athletes as amateurs, a University of Kansas professor argues in a recently published study. That step would go a long way to helping...

Tue, 07/24/2012 — More Information Center for Design Research Bayer HealthCare LAWRENCE – Ask anyone with diabetes, and they'll tell you it's among the most challenging and frustrating diseases to manage. But a team of University of Kansas faculty and students will soon be working to make diabetes management easier – and they'll partner with industry leader Bayer HealthCare to do


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