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Wed, 05/16/2018 — The School of Education at the University of Kansas will host the 11th annual Educational Strategies Summer Conference for the region’s PK-12 educators June 1.  This year’s conference, “Teaching in a Digital & Diverse Space,” will...

Tue, 05/15/2018 — The University of Kansas recognized its Employees of the Year and presented the Team of the Year Awards on May 9 in the Kansas Union. Chancellor Douglas A. Girod and Interim Provost Carl Lejuez were present at the ceremony to honor employees...

Tue, 05/15/2018 — Volunteers and staff from the University of Kansas Audio-Reader Network were recognized for outstanding programming and volunteerism during the annual conference of the International Association of Audio Information services earlier this month...

Tue, 05/15/2018 — The Undergraduate Advising Center has announced the names of 13 University of Kansas students chosen as members of the 2018-2019 Peer Advisor Team. In this role, the Peer Advisors will work throughout the summer and academic year to assist new...

Tue, 05/15/2018 — More than 240 doctoral students at the University of Kansas were awarded degrees at the annual Doctoral Hooding Ceremony on Saturday, May 12, at the Lied Center. University marshalls presided over the ceremony and were joined by KU administrators,

Tue, 05/15/2018 — Even though the Supreme Court has cleared the way for states to legalize sports gambling, state and local policymakers should use caution before counting on sports betting as a new major revenue stream, according to a University of Kansas...

Mon, 05/14/2018 — A recent $426,609, three-year grant from the National Science Foundation will enable a new investigation of how populations in different places react to changes in environmental factors (like temperature, rainfall) over time and space, which...

Mon, 05/14/2018 — It was Henry Ford, not Kaiser Bill, who was responsible for the decline of the distinctive German dialects spoken by immigrants and their descendants in five Kansas and Missouri settlements during the 20th century. That has been University of...

Fri, 05/11/2018 — More than 900 students, faculty, staff and guests attended KU’s 21st annual Undergraduate Research Symposium on April 28 to hear student presenters share the results of their research and creative projects. The event took place in the Kansas...

Fri, 05/11/2018 — The Center for Service Learning, in conjunction with other units and student organizations at the University of Kansas, has released a set of principles meant to guide students, faculty and staff in selecting ethical service programs and...

Fri, 05/11/2018 — The University of Kansas has announced several spring 2018 Employees of the Month, including Leslie O'Neil, who was honored earlier this week as one of KU's Employee of the Year along with September Employee of the Month Ola...

Thu, 05/10/2018 — Three people were honored at the 21st Annual Undergraduate Research Symposium last month for their extraordinary commitment to mentoring undergraduate researchers at the University of Kansas.  Derek Reed, associate professor of applied...

Thu, 05/10/2018 — “Come Together” to support Kansas Audio-Reader at a concert Saturday, May 12, at the Lawrence Art Center. “An Evening With the Music of The Beatles Unplugged,” presented by Signal to Noise, will feature a group of all-star Kansas City...

Thu, 05/10/2018 — Katie Batza, assistant professor of women, gender & sexuality studies has been awarded a fellowship from the American Council of Learned Societies for research to be undertaken in the academic year 2018-19. The ACLS, one of the premier...

Wed, 05/09/2018 — The University of Kansas Office of Undergraduate Studies and the KU Advising Network selected Gretchen Heasty, director of TRIO Supportive Educational Services (SES) & STEM, as the 2018 Academic Advisor of the Year during an awards ceremony...

Wed, 05/09/2018 — LAWRENCE – When James Higdon, now the Dane and Polly Bales Professor of Organ, arrived at the University of Kansas School of Music 38 years ago, he received a faculty research grant that set him on the path that has culminated in his new two-CD album, “Jehan Alain: Organ Works – a 1942 Perspective.” “I proposed that the university send me to France to study,” Higdon recalled in a recent interview in his office at the Dane and Polly Bales Recital Hall, purpose-built in 1996 adjacent to the Lied Center of Kansas to house the Hellmuth Wolff, opus 40 organ and Higdon’s teaching program. Back in the 1980s, Higdon wanted to and did extend his working partnership with

Tue, 05/08/2018 — President Donald Trump announced Tuesday that the United States would exit the Iran nuclear deal designed to lift sanctions on the nation in exchange for it ceasing its nuclear program. Fulfilling an oft-repeated campaign promise, Trump said the...

Tue, 05/08/2018 — The Center for Service Learning at the University of Kansas has announced the 2018 Faculty and Student Excellence in Service Learning Awards and recognized the Student Service Showcase winners from the April 26 Service Celebration and Student...

Tue, 05/08/2018 — The consequences of parental substance abuse for children and communities can go far beyond a temporary intervention by social services. University of Kansas researchers are part of a grant project that will work to support Native American...

Tue, 05/08/2018 — Studio 804, based at the University of Kansas, will present its latest design-build project during an open house from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, May 12, at 1220 E. 12th St. This project occupies one of the most beautiful sites in the city: The...


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