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Tue, 09/03/2019 — LAWRENCE – Twelve KU School of Architecture & Design students have received scholarships from the American Institute of Architects’ St. Louis chapter. These awards for the 2019-2020 school year range from $2,000 to $4,000 and come from two of the seven possible AIA St. Louis funds.   From the Ranft Fund, awards will be given to Hannah Denton, from Ballwin, Missouri, and Bradley Kreuger, from St. Louis.  From AIA St. Louis’s general fund, awards will be given to the following students:  

Tue, 09/03/2019 — Three professors at the University of Kansas are recipients of the prestigious Chancellors Club Teaching Professorship, which recognizes outstanding educators for their dedication to excellence. The honorees for 2019, all on the Lawrence campus,

Tue, 09/03/2019 — The University of Kansas Libraries will host a systematic review workshop from 9 a.m. to noon Sept. 13. The workshop will take place at the Clark Instruction Center in Watson Library. In this workshop, participants will be introduced to the...

Fri, 08/30/2019 —  The University of Kansas will launch its 2019-2020 Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Sawyer Seminar series, “Chronic Conditions: Knowing, Seeing & Healing the Body in Global Africa,” with a talk by award-winning documentary photographer...

Fri, 08/30/2019 — Five University of Kansas School of Architecture & Design students have won awards from the Kansas City Architectural Foundation.  Since 1984, the foundation awards more than $300,000 to area architectural students. These awards come...


Fri, 08/30/2019 — Red Hot Research returns this fall with six events for University of Kansas researchers. Red Hot Research is a regular Friday event, built of five short presentations from across KU to open the door for new ways of understanding work through...

Thu, 08/29/2019 — The Spencer Museum of Art at the University of Kansas has selected “Twelve Drive-Ins I,” a compilation of 12 photographs by artist Jeff Brouws, as the KU Common Work of Art to accompany the 2019-2020 KU Common Book, “Tales of Two Americas:...

Wed, 08/28/2019 — The ADA Resource Center for Equity & Accessibility has a new staff position to support University of Kansas employees who need a workplace accommodation. As the Resource Center’s first accommodation specialist, Abby King helps KU employees...

Wed, 08/28/2019 — More scholarships will be available for University of Kansas students accepting internships in East and Southeast Asia through a two-year, $400,000 grant from the Freeman Foundation. This award is the third consecutive two-year grant that KU...

Wed, 08/28/2019 — The 2019 recipients of the Fred Ellsworth Medallion for extraordinary service to the University of Kansas are Dr. Don Brada of Lawrence and Jeff Kennedy of Wichita. The KU Alumni Association will honor them Sept. 5 before the fall meeting of the...

Wed, 08/28/2019 — Hydraulic fracturing, popularly known as “fracking,” has brought about a new era of energy abundance in the United States, slowing American dependence on foreign oil and creating domestic jobs. Now, University of Kansas researchers have...

Wed, 08/28/2019 — University of Kansas departments, programs, centers and one school in the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences are starting the academic year with new leadership, following the dean’s appointment of new chairs and directors. Chairs and...

Tue, 08/27/2019 — LAWRENCE – The Robert J. Dole Institute of Politics at the University of Kansas has announced its programming lineup for the fall 2019 semester. Events include a mix of topics including effective activism, current U.S. and world events, the upcoming census and national history. “Our schedule this semester is filled with stories of leadership and creativity, from filmmakers to activists and beyond,” Director Bill Lacy said. “We are also excited to announce our phenomenal guests for the Elizabeth Dole Women in Leadership Lecture and the Dole Leadership Prize later this semester.” Programming will launch in mid-September with renowned local filmmaker and KU professor

Mon, 08/26/2019 — LAWRENCE – How do we practice care? This question is at the heart of a new series of programs offered at The Commons in collaboration with the new Center for Compassionate and Sustainable Communities and other University of Kansas partners. At noon Wednesdays at The Commons, the series will feature a different topic related to well-being and care, and it will include a component of guided practice. The series aims to devote time to considering the ways people practice care as individuals, in communities and as a campus, full of resources to broaden understanding. It will highlight a variety of aspects of well-being, with special attention to the expectations of

Mon, 08/26/2019 —  Organizations inescapably categorize people, and those in the most desirable categories may do whatever it takes to stay there and to exclude others until a more desirable category emerges. However, dominant groups also can rerank existing...

Fri, 08/23/2019 — A convocation Aug. 29 will mark the fifth anniversary of the University of Kansas School of Languages, Literatures & Cultures (SLLC), and the school has invited a journalist and expert in U.S.-Soviet relations to speak at the event. Terrell...

Fri, 08/23/2019 — Kansas Public Radio, based at the University of Kansas, has earned the Station of the Year award for a record 18th time from the Kansas Association of Broadcasters (KAB). The KAB announced the award Aug. 12. The Station of the Year award was...

Thu, 08/22/2019 — Faculty, staff and students are invited to register for the Alliance for the Arts in Research Universities (a2ru) national conference that will be hosted at the University of Kansas Nov. 7 through Nov. 9. There is a discounted registration fee...

Wed, 08/21/2019 — Southwestern Kansas in the 1930s saw some of the worst dust storms ever recorded in the U.S., when apocalyptic clouds of heavy dust terrified and even killed people, livestock and wildlife. Long ago, farmers phased out the kinds of practices...


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