Arts & Humanities
Tue, 02/10/2015 — The KU School of the Arts recently awarded four students nearly $6,000 in interdisciplinary research grants. The grants are faculty-mentored and will fund research and creative projects exploring a range of topics. “We’ve known for a long...

Mon, 02/09/2015 — LAWRENCE – A University of Kansas alumna who was named a 2014 MacArthur “genius” will return to campus to give the annual February Sisters lecture. Sarah Deer will discuss “Sovereignty of the Soul: Native Feminism and Violent Crime” at the 43rd Annual February Sisters Commemoration. Her talk takes place at 3 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 12, at Woodruff Auditorium in the Kansas Union and is free and open to the public. A reception will follow in the Malott Room. A national leader in the effort to protect Native women from gender violence, Deer is a professor at the William Mitchell College of Law and a citizen of the Muscogee (Creek) Nation of Oklahoma. She has documented in

Mon, 02/09/2015 — Nearly 150 companies from a variety of industries will participate in the 2015 University Career Fair, offering internships and full-time job opportunities. The event, sponsored by the University Career Center, will take place from 1 p.m. to 5...

Mon, 02/09/2015 — A $1 million gift from The Bernard Osher Foundation will strengthen an endowed fund that benefits the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute, a unit of Continuing Education at the University of Kansas. Founded in 2004, the institute at KU offers a...

Mon, 02/09/2015 —  The value and benefits of research performed at the University of Kansas and the University of Kansas Medical Center will be highlighted at the state capitol of Kansas on Feb. 11-12 during the Kansas Undergraduate Research Day at the Capitol...

Mon, 02/09/2015 — Grand juries in 2014 in Missouri and New York declined to return indictments on white police officers in the deaths of two black men, Michael Brown and Eric Garner. Racial tensions rose, and organized protests developed throughout the...

Fri, 02/06/2015 — The Center for Civic and Social Responsibility (CCSR) has awarded nine $500 mini-grants to 10 faculty instructors offering service learning courses in the spring 2015 semester. Recipients represent seven areas of study and two...

Wed, 02/04/2015 — University of Kansas researchers are invited to submit applications for the Proof of Concept Fund, which supports KU technologies that are near the commercialization stage and could become marketplace solutions in the near future. The Proof of...

Wed, 02/04/2015 — Three weeks after the announcement that the U.S. and Cuba would be normalizing relations, nine University of Kansas design students and two instructors traveled to Havana and Miami for a winter-break study abroad trip, led by Assistant Professor...

Tue, 02/03/2015 — The bold and inventive works of University of Kansas undergraduate theatre students will be performed in the fifth Black Box Productions at the University Theatre. Black Box gives select undergraduates the opportunity to direct, cast, rehearse...

Mon, 02/02/2015 — LAWRENCE – A new position at the University of Kansas will lead the way for the expansion of online programming in the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences. Danny Anderson, dean of the College, appointed Paul Atchley, professor of psychology, to take on the new role of associate dean for online and professional education. As associate dean, Atchley will oversee development and implementation of online academic programs, including courses, certificates and degrees. He will serve as a key liaison with faculty in the College as well as in KU’s professional schools to create programs that align with student needs and the broader strategic mission of the university

Fri, 01/30/2015 — The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at the University of Kansas has released its spring schedule of courses and special events. A unit of KU Continuing Education, the Osher Institute offers courses that stress the joy of learning for...

Fri, 01/30/2015 — The first of four candidates for dean of the School of Architecture, Design & Planning at the University of Kansas will give a public presentation from 4:15-5:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 3, in The Forum in Marvin Hall. A reception will...

Wed, 01/28/2015 — This spring, 10 graduate research consultants will pair with instructors in a wide variety of fields to challenge undergraduate students to further develop their research skills through classroom-based projects. The Graduate Research Consultant...

Wed, 01/28/2015 — Camaraderie among soldiers, victorious advances and humiliating retreats, horrific injury, the pain of recovery, the shock of sudden death, and above all, a classic romance: It’s a storyline that today would suck you into a weekend of Netflix...

Tue, 01/27/2015 — Twenty University of Kansas sophomores have been named University Scholars, studying in disciplines ranging from chemical engineering to Russian and from behavioral neuroscience to linguistics. The 20 scholars were recognized at a banquet Jan....

Tue, 01/27/2015 — Kehrer Verlag Heidelburg Berlin, a publisher of fine art and photography books, has published "The Hereditary Estate" by Daniel Coburn, assistant professor of photo media at the University of Kansas. "The Hereditary Estate" is a retrospective...

Wed, 01/21/2015 — The University of Kansas School of Architecture, Design & Planning’s second annual Design Week begins Thursday, Jan. 22, and will conclude Jan. 30. "It’s an eight-day series of multidisciplinary events, lectures, workshops, and...

Tue, 01/20/2015 — LAWRENCE – A highly anticipated minor in Spanish has been approved at the University of Kansas and will provide a new pathway for students to complement their degrees with skills in foreign language. The study of Spanish language and literature expands opportunities in a variety of career paths for students, from public service to medicine. Spanish is one of the most widely spoken languages in the world and is the official language of 20 countries. “KU houses the top Spanish program in the region, so we are thrilled to widen access to our curriculum to more students,” said Robert Bayliss, director of undergraduate studies in the Department of Spanish &

Tue, 01/20/2015 — The Dole Institute of Politics at the University of Kansas has released its programming schedule for the spring 2015 semester, including this year’s installment of the popular Presidential Lecture Series, "The First Woman President 2.0.”...


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