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Fri, 10/28/2022 — Susan Carlson, a professor and researcher at the University of Kansas School of Health Professions who specializes in intervention studies of fatty acid supplementation in infants and pregnant women, is the recipient of the 2022 Chancellors Club...

Thu, 10/27/2022 — Eileen Battles, manager of the Kansas Data Access & Support Center housed at the Kansas Geological Survey at the University of Kansas, is the recipient of the 2022 Geospatial Excellence Award–Catalyst from the National States Geographic...

Wed, 10/26/2022 — LAWRENCE – The fourth and final candidate for the University of Kansas College of Liberal Arts & Sciences (CLAS) executive dean position will give a public presentation from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. Friday, Oct. 28, in the Beren Petroleum Conference Center in Slawson Hall. The presentation will be livestreamed, and the passcode is 907615. Jeanette Altarriba will present her vision for the College in today’s rapidly changing landscape of higher education. The College is the largest academic unit at the university, and the executive dean will strategically and collaboratively lead the school in its scholarly and educational contributions. Altarriba currently serves as

Wed, 10/26/2022 — LAWRENCE – KU Libraries have granted the 2022 David Shulenburger Award for Innovation & Advocacy in Scholarly Communication to two recipients at the University of Kansas: Shannon O’Lear, director of the Environmental Studies Program, and Corey Rayburn Yung, School of Law research professor. The announcement coincides with KU Libraries' celebration of International Open Access Week, which is Oct. 24-30. The recipients will be honored at a later date. O’Lear was chosen as a recipient for her dedication to the open dissemination of scholarly work to open access (OA) journals and sites and her work in educating students on open publication. Yung is recognized for

Wed, 10/26/2022 — The University of Kansas School of Music will be celebrating a major milestone this month with a celebration and concert. The KU Jazz 50th Anniversary Celebration will commemorate 50 years of the “official” jazz program — and the...

Wed, 10/26/2022 — Twenty new law enforcement officers graduated from the Kansas Law Enforcement Training Center (KLETC) on Oct. 21 at a ceremony held in the KLETC Integrity Auditorium. This graduation ceremony marked the 300th class to graduate from KLETC since...

Tue, 10/25/2022 — Kansas Public Radio, based at the University of Kansas, has earned the Station of the Year award for a record 21st time from the Kansas Association of Broadcasters (KAB). The KAB announced the award Aug. 18. The Station of the Year award was...

Tue, 10/25/2022 — The University of Kansas is taking a more structured approach in understanding and evaluating the knowledge and skills students gain as they progress through their academic careers. KU has adopted a set of institutional learning goals that...

Tue, 10/25/2022 — That song really takes me back. We’ve all heard a song or seen a movie that brings back a memory or reminds us of an earlier time. A new study from the University of Kansas has found that people tend to have more memories associated with...

Tue, 10/25/2022 — a University of Kansas professor of anthropology — is available to comment on how pseudo-archaeology and Hancock’s writings align with and reinforce white-supremacist dogma. As a scholar and researcher, Hoopes specializes in the archaeology...

Tue, 10/25/2022 — A multisite exhibition opening Nov. 3 at the Spencer Museum of Art and Lawrence Public Library shares the experiences of formerly incarcerated women reentering society. The interactive installation “How the Light Gets In” was created by...

Tue, 10/25/2022 — Public health is the focus of programming from the Center for East Asian Studies this year, beginning with a film series Oct. 25-28 at the Kansas Union. The four feature films deal with diverse public-health related issues and will be followed...

Mon, 10/24/2022 — America's relationship with China seems built on rivalry and suspicion. A new book reveals how that was not always the case. “In recent years, the United States has increasingly understood China as an enemy,” said J. Megan Greene,...

Mon, 10/24/2022 — LAWRENCE – In less time than it takes to get through most television commercial breaks, University of Kansas graduate students will explain their cutting-edge research in a unique competition called the Three Minute Thesis, or 3MT. The 2022 3MT marks the first time since before the COVID-19 pandemic that the competition will take place in person. Both the preliminary heats and finals will take place in the Burge Union on the KU Lawrence campus. The preliminary heats will take place at 2 p.m. Nov. 1 in Forums A, B and C and feature approximately 40 KU graduate students, with the finals to follow at 2 p.m. Nov. 9 in Forum C. KU’s competition is part of a global event

Mon, 10/24/2022 — Through the joint effort of the National Institute of Health Center of Biomedical Research Excellence in Chemical Biology of Infectious Disease (CoBRE CBID), the NIH-sponsored Dynamic Aspects of Chemical Biology Graduate Student Training...

Mon, 10/24/2022 — University of Kansas faculty and students from the Iranian community will share their thoughts on the recent anti-government uprising in Iran. The hybrid panel discussion will take place from noon to 1 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 26, at the Sabatini...

Fri, 10/21/2022 — LAWRENCE – The third candidate for the University of Kansas College of Liberal Arts & Sciences (CLAS) executive dean position will give a public presentation from 2:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 25, in the Beren Petroleum Conference Center in Slawson Hall. The presentation will be livestreamed, and the passcode is 427695. Mitchell McKinney is the third of four candidates who will present their vision for the College in today’s rapidly changing landscape of higher education. The College is the largest academic unit at the university, and the executive dean will strategically and collaboratively lead the school in its scholarly and educational contributions

Thu, 10/20/2022 — A University of Kansas research center developing technologies to better understand and diagnose disease has received a $5.7 million federal grant to sustain the collaborative, multidisciplinary research environment it has helped foster at KU...

Thu, 10/20/2022 — Two University of Kansas programs recently won University Economic Development Association Awards of Excellence at the 2022 UEDA Annual Summit. Haskell Environmental Research Studies Institute was named category leader in Talent, and the Center...

Thu, 10/20/2022 — The Achievement & Assessment Institute (AAI) has relaunched the AAI Speaker Series, featuring noted individuals in the fields of assessment, statistics, education and more. Presenters will offer talks appealing to many disciplines of study,...


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