Arts & Humanities
Tue, 04/23/2013 — The University of Kansas School of Architecture, Design and Planning will celebrate the 100th anniversary of the establishment of its architecture program this weekend. A St. Louis architect, Montrose McArdle, originally suggested to Chancellor...

Tue, 04/23/2013 — Ambler Student Recreation Fitness Center is now accepting submissions for Leave Your Mark, a mural design contest. Designs must incorporate a Jayhawk and this quote: “Remember your nest; return to it often. And never forget this unique bird...

Mon, 04/22/2013 — Dwight D. Eisenhower, a personal hero of Bob Dole, will be the subject of the annual Dole Lecture, titled “Ike’s Legacy.” Brig. Gen. Carl Reddel (Ret.), executive director of the Dwight D. Eisenhower Memorial Commission, will discuss the...

Mon, 04/22/2013 — The University of Kansas Department of Religious Studies has invited one of the foremost scholars on Pentecostal Christianity and charismatic Christian movements in Africa to speak at its annual awards reception and lecture next week. Paul...

Mon, 04/22/2013 — A $2.7 million gift from the Hall Family Foundation will provide lasting support for the Hall Center for the Humanities at the University of Kansas. The gift includes $500,000 to establish a distinguished professorship in the collaborative...

Fri, 04/19/2013 — The final Red Hot Research session of the year, intended to bring together University of Kansas scholars from all disciplines, will begin at 4 p.m. today in the The Commons at Spooner Hall. The format of these sessions is inspired by Pecha Kucha,

Fri, 04/19/2013 — Chancellor Bernadette Gray-Little has approved promotion and the award of tenure where indicated for 65 individuals at the University of Kansas Lawrence and Edwards campuses and 56 individuals at the University of Kansas Medical...

Thu, 04/18/2013 — The University of Kansas School of Architecture, Design, and Planning’s Department of Design was named Best School at the Ninth National Student Show, which was Saturday, April 13. It is the second year in a row the department has won the...

Wed, 04/17/2013 — “Humanities, Publics, and the State,” the 2013 annual meeting of the Consortium of Humanities Centers and Institutes, will take place April 25-27at the University of Kansas. The Hall Center for the Humanities will host this prestigious...

Tue, 04/16/2013 — LAWRENCE – Four University of Kansas faculty members have been named winners of the University Scholarly Achievement Award, which recognizes mid-career scholars who have made significant scholarly or research contributions to their fields. The annual awards are presented in four fields: arts and humanities; clinical science; science, technology and mathematics; and social science and professional programs. This year’s winners: Sally Cornelison, associate professor, Department of Art History (arts and humanities) Don Haider-Markel, professor, Department of Political Science (social science and professional programs) Mikhail Medvedev, professor, Department of Physics

Mon, 04/15/2013 — "La Boheme," composed by Giacomo Puccini with a libretto by Luigi Illica and Giuseppe Giacosa, will be staged in a joint production between the University of Kansas’ University Theatre and the School of Music, and features the KU Symphony...

Sun, 04/14/2013 — A team of five students that included KU Department of Architecture student Lauren Leigh Brown has won the Urban Land Institute’s Gerald D. Hines Student Urban Design Competition. Brown is a fifth-year student in architecture from Hermitage, Mo.

Fri, 04/12/2013 — The Kansas African Studies Center will host the University of Kansas' second-annual Africa World Documentary Film Festival (AWDFF) on campus next week. The festival, which opens Wednesday, April 17, and runs through April 20, will feature 16...

Fri, 04/12/2013 — Through an Interdisciplinary Seed Grant from The Commons, several University of Kansas researchers will host a public food utopias workshop at 9 a.m. Saturday, April 20, at Spooner Hall. Convened by Paul Stock, assistant professor of sociology...

Fri, 04/12/2013 — The Hall Center for the Humanities has announced the addition of two new one-year seminars to its regular lineup of interdisciplinary seminars. "Facing Genocide and Its Aftermath" will be co-directed by Rebecca Rovit, assistant professor of...

Fri, 04/12/2013 — The first University of Kansas Global Scholars cohort will present their research at the Global Scholars Symposium on April 20. The daylong symposium, coordinated by the Office of International Programs, will showcase the seniors’ research on...

Fri, 04/12/2013 — A documentary that explores a variety of energy issues – including what it will take to transition from fossil fuels to more sustainable sources – will be shown free on the University of Kansas campus. The KU chapter of the Society of...

Thu, 04/11/2013 — In 1912 eugenicist and psychologist Henry Herbert Goddard published his highly influential book, "The Kallikak Family: A Study in the Heredity of Feeble-Mindedness." While the book is now seen as pseudoscience, Goddard’s chronicle of a family...

Wed, 04/10/2013 — Josh Nygren, a doctoral candidate in history from Marinette, Wis., and Stephanie Krehbiel, a doctoral candidate in American studies from Lawrence, have been selected as the recipients of the Richard and Jeannette Sias Graduate Fellowship in the...

Tue, 04/09/2013 — The Hall Center for the Humanities has announced that Beverly Mack, University of Kansas professor of African and African-American studies, received its 2013 Scholars on Site award. Scholars on Site seeds research projects that involve...


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