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Fri, 04/06/2018 — KU Libraries will host a presentation by David Bergeron, professor emeritus of English, and Jonathan Lamb, assistant professor of English, from 3-4 p.m. Thursday, April 12, in Kenneth Spencer Research Library. A reception and conversation will...

Fri, 04/06/2018 — LAWRENCE – The University of Kansas Natural History Museum invites the public to advocate for science outreach and education at Stand Up for Science, a fundraising event for the museum at 6:30 p.m. Friday, April 13, at Abe and Jake’s Landing, 8 E. Sixth St. The freewheeling science carnival includes demonstrations and hands-on activities, local food and drink, live music and opportunities to support the museum through silent and live auctions. Tickets are $50 for general admission and include samples of Free State beer, wine and foods from Port Fonda, Merchants Pub & Plate, Hy-Vee, Maceli’s Banquet Hall & Catering and Lawrence Beer Co. Tickets are available

Fri, 04/06/2018 — One thing about Matt McFarlane: He’s always known where he’s going. McFarlane was in elementary school when he decided he wanted to be an engineer. Now the Seattle native is nearing completion of his master’s degree at the University of...

Thu, 04/05/2018 — The Hall Center for the Humanities will feature a diverse lineup of authors, journalists and academics for its 2018-19 Humanities Lecture Series. Speakers in the coming academic year will focus on topics ranging from Latinos and immigration...

Thu, 04/05/2018 — The School of Education at the University of Kansas has joined Lawrence Public Schools (USD 497) to co-host the inaugural EDTalks! Research & Teaching Festival. The event, celebrating the collaboration between the two organizations, will be...

Thu, 04/05/2018 — The University of Kansas Libraries, in partnership with the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum, will host “Rescue the Evidence,” a presentation by Susan Goldstein Snyder. Snyder is a curator at the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum, which...

Thu, 04/05/2018 — The tight-knit group of four friends had already been through a lot together at the University of Kansas, from late-night organic chemistry study sessions to rigorous class schedules and meals out during their free time. Now, they’ve all been...

Thu, 04/05/2018 — Challenges to U.S. liberalism posed by the refugee crisis from Central America will be the topic of the 2018 George and Eleanor Woodyard Lecture at the University of Kansas.  María Josefina Saldaña-Portillo, professor with the Department...

Wed, 04/04/2018 — LAWRENCE – Speaking out against racism and political demagoguery, for free speech and factual news coverage, putting principle ahead of party – the issues Kansas journalist William Allen White championed a century ago could be torn from today’s headlines. Kevin Willmott's new documentary shows White as a truly modern figure whose beliefs about democracy resonate deeply with current affairs. “William Allen White: What’s the Matter with Kansas?” is the latest directorial effort from Willmott, creator of such films as "Jayhawkers" (2014) and "C.S.A.: Confederate States of America" (2004) and screenwriter of "Chi-Raq" (2015) and the forthcoming "Black Klansman" with

Wed, 04/04/2018 — Kansas oil production decreased in 2017 even as oil prices increased, according to estimates from the Kansas Geological Survey (KGS) at the University of Kansas. Natural gas production fell as gas prices remained low and output in the state’s...

Wed, 04/04/2018 — In this age of social media and electronic communication, many people receive and share their news via social media. But a new study shows that, when it comes to hyperlocal news, more people still tend to share the news they read via...

Wed, 04/04/2018 — The finance market turmoil that many analysts feared ahead of the 2016 election may only have been delayed, not avoided, according to a University of Kansas expert on finance and economics. Monday's 2.2 percent decline in the Dow and the even...

Wed, 04/04/2018 — Mary Walsh, assistant vice president for academic & administrative systems at Tulane University, will make a public presentation Thursday as a candidate for the chief information officer at the University of Kansas. Walsh is the second of...

Wed, 04/04/2018 — A zombified bear adorns the cover of Joseph Harrington’s new collection of verse, “Of Some Sky,” (BlazeVOX, 2017). He explains it’s from former Lawrence resident Andy Hadle’s series on mythological creatures. “The painting is titled...

Tue, 04/03/2018 — University of Kansas Army ROTC cadets will be among 456 cadets from across the United States testing the limits of their physical and mental strength on Saturday. Two-person teams from 42 colleges and universities in 16 states will compete at...

Tue, 04/03/2018 — An award-winning Washington Post reporter who has covered the Pentagon and national security developments, intelligence agencies, Russian disinformation issues and treatment of veterans will give a keynote address as part of a security...

Tue, 04/03/2018 — In the Mackenzie Mountains of Canada, University of Kansas researcher Julien Kimmig has uncovered details of the Cambrian food web on an ocean floor that once played home to a scattering of bivalved arthropods, hyoliths and trilobites. The...

Tue, 04/03/2018 — Lance Rake and Nils Gore, professors at the University of Kansas, hit the road last month with John Bielenberg, director, Future Partners, to showcase a utility bamboo bike at the 2018 North American Handmade Bicycle Show. “I love the...

Tue, 04/03/2018 — Student protests and occupation of an administration building at Howard University entered its sixth day Tuesday, with students sticking to a list of demands and reporting some progress in negotiations. Protests carried on through the Easter...

Tue, 04/03/2018 — Ancient indigenous peoples of Latin America fashioned gold and other materials like jade, shell and feathers into flashy, breathtaking jewelry and other pieces of adornment to signify importance. "These were the status objects, the Rolex...


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