Arts & Humanities
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.”...

Tue, 01/20/2015 — The University of Kansas Department of Architecture will sponsor the 2015 Water Charrette: Food Deserts, to explore issues including urban agriculture, water harvesting and storage. The three-day event, starting Thursday, Jan. 22, will give...

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Mon, 01/19/2015 — (UPDATE: Information is now available at president.ku.edu.) The White House has provided the following information regarding ticket distribution for President Obama's event at the University of Kansas. The university has no additional detail beyond what is provided below. Updates will be provided throughout the week at president.ku.edu. President Obama’s remarks at KU are free and open to the public. Tickets are required and will be distributed on a first-come, first-served basis. Tickets will be limited to one ticket per person. Due to limited space, the White House will only be able to distribute a limited number of tickets. KU Student, Faculty and Staff Tickets

Fri, 01/16/2015 — The University of Kansas will celebrate the life of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. on Monday, Jan. 19, with a series of events spanning Strong Hall, the Kansas Union and Allen Fieldhouse. The theme of this year’s celebration is Moving Forward...

Thu, 01/15/2015 — Department of Architecture student Anthony Prizzi, Kansas City, Missouri, recently received the Academic Excellence Award for Architecture from the Danish Institute for Study Abroad (DIS).  Institute staff members select recipients of the award.

Wed, 01/14/2015 — LAWRENCE – A scholar with a track record of collaborative leadership and building innovative partnerships has been selected as the next associate dean for humanities in the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences at the University of Kansas. Paul Kelton, associate professor of history, will begin the new appointment July 1. He has served the university in numerous capacities, including chair of the Department of History from 2008 to 2013, senior administrative fellow at KU and executive committee member of the Indigenous Studies Program. The position is a key administrative role in the College dean’s office. Kelton will supervise 14 departments and programs as well

Wed, 01/14/2015 — The University of Kansas is applying for designation as an Innovation & Economic Prosperity University through the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities. This prestigious national designation is awarded only to universities that...

Wed, 01/14/2015 — University of Kansas geology professor Don Steeples has been named interim dean of the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences. He will begin his role in March 2015 as current dean Danny Anderson prepares to leave KU to become president of...

Tue, 01/13/2015 — The complicated legacy of one of the country’s great civil rights leaders, A. Philip Randolph, is examined through a collection of essays co-edited by a University of Kansas professor. Eclipsed by Martin Luther King Jr., Randolph was one of...

Tue, 01/13/2015 — University of Kansas researchers who wish to learn how to prepare proposals for the National Science Foundation are invited to attend a seminar Feb. 3 at the Bioscience & Technology Business Center in Lawrence. The daylong seminar will...


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