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Read about KU employees' recent external honors and awards from all university campuses.
The University of Kansas has announced Employees of the Month for April and May 2024. These staff members have made outstanding contributions to the KU Lawrence community.
The University of Kansas signage at night at KU Edwards
KU, in partnership with the Intelligence Community Centers for Academic Excellence, is hosting a boot camp June 20 at Dodge City Community College. Registered attendees include students from Kansas community colleges as well as high school students. Participants will encounter and react to a simulated national security crisis.

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Fri, 06/14/2024
KU, in partnership with the Intelligence Community Centers for Academic Excellence, is hosting a boot camp June 20 at Dodge City Community College. Registered attendees include students from Kansas community colleges as well as high school students. Participants will encounter and react to a simulated national security crisis.
Wed, 06/12/2024
Read about KU employees' recent external honors and awards from all university campuses.
Mon, 06/10/2024
The University of Kansas has announced Employees of the Month for April and May 2024. These staff members have made outstanding contributions to the KU Lawrence community.
Mon, 06/10/2024
International Support Services is moving to 50 Strong Hall in June. The move will provide one consolidated location for all ISS staff, who have been spread out among four offices in Strong Hall.
Fri, 06/07/2024
Nearly 50 students from 11 states will participate in the 2024 Summer Venture in Business, which will be held in two sessions, June 9-11 and July 14-19.
Fri, 06/07/2024
Rafe Brown, professor of ecology & evolutionary biology, has received a Fulbright U.S. Scholar Award to travel to the Philippines to study biodiversity. Brown will spend a year in the Philippines conducting fieldwork to sample amphibians and reptiles. The research studies the biodiversity of a rare stretch of pristine tropical forest that extends from a volcanic peak to the sea.
Fri, 06/07/2024
Kathryn Conrad and Sean Kamperman, faculty members in the Department of English, collaborated with the NHC to bring together teachers and administrators from middle schools, secondary schools and colleges from across the region for a week of critical discussions, presentations and instructional resource and policy development.
Thu, 05/30/2024
The Center for Evaluation & Educational Leadership (CEEL), housed within the University of Kansas’ Achievement & Assessment Institute, has announced the appointment of Bart Swartz as its new director. Swartz succeeds Brad Neuenswander, who has served as director since the center’s founding.
Wed, 05/29/2024
University of Kansas Director of Athletics Travis Goff has signed a seven-year contract extension that will keep him at KU through 2031. The agreement extends Goff’s contract — originally a five-year deal worth $700,000 annually — through May 31, 2031, and increases his base salary to $1.3 million.
Tue, 05/28/2024
The Dyche Hall Grotesque Renewal Project at KU recently received the Medallion Award, the highest award bestowed by the Kansas Preservation Alliance, at the 2024 Kansas State Preservation Conference.