News


More news

Fri, 03/16/2012

Dole event to explore urban agriculture, sustainability

href="http://doleinstitute.org">Dole Institute of PoliticsLAWRENCE —The Dole Institute of Politics at the University of Kansas will host “Foodscapes: Urban Agriculture, Sustainable Design & Community Health” at 7:30 p.m., Thursday, March 29, at the Dole Institute. It is free and open to the public. ...

Fri, 03/16/2012

KU chancellor to narrate Copland's 'Lincoln Portrait' at scholarship concert

The University of Kansas School of Music will present its second annual School of Music Scholarship Concert, featuring a reading by Chancellor Bernadette Gray-Little, at 7:30 p.m. Friday, March 30, at the Lied Center of Kansas. This concert will feature the KU Symphony...

Fri, 03/16/2012

Former U.N. ambassador to present 2012 Vickers lecture

More Information ...

Thu, 03/15/2012

KU Energy Conference to address transportation, smart grids and fracking

From policies and practices, to consumption and controversy — an upcoming conference at the University of Kansas will provide a comprehensive overview of energy with the hope of showing the way to a brighter future. ...

Thu, 03/15/2012

Professor: All teacher training should include ESL

More Information ...

Wed, 03/14/2012

Burns & McDonnell Foundation makes $500,000 gift for School of Engineering

A $500,000 gift from the Burns & McDonnell Foundation will help the University of Kansas School of Engineering increase the number of engineering graduates. ...

Wed, 03/14/2012

Lecture series to explore Arab Spring, history, political science, social media

Jessica Winegar...

Tue, 03/13/2012

KU to test improved online math tutorials in Singapore, Kansas schools

and Ed Meyen...

Tue, 03/13/2012

KU's health, education programs rise in rankings

The University of Kansas remains a leader in the region and measures well against its national peers in preliminary 2013 U.S. News & World Report rankings of graduate programs. Almost 50 KU programs are included in the report released today, including 35 ranked in the top 40 among public institutions. ...

Tue, 03/13/2012

KU professor researching Naismith, religion and basketball

A University of Kansas religious studies associate professor who explores the junctures of religion and sports is examining the influence of religion on James Naismith, his creation of basketball and the commemoration of his legacy. ...

Tue, 03/13/2012

KU's expansive Irish literature collection would make St. Patrick proud

There’s an old saying that everyone is a little Irish on St. Patrick’s Day. The KU Libraries are a lot Irish every day, thanks to one of the largest collections of Irish literature in existence outside of Ireland. ...

Mon, 03/12/2012

NEA chairman to visit Spencer Museum of Art

More Information ...

Mon, 03/12/2012

Selections from 100 Novels project to be displayed at Watson Library

The Project on the History of Black Writing and the Center for Digital Scholarship at the University of Kansas will present a showing of selections from the 100 Novels project this week at Watson Library. ...

Fri, 03/09/2012

KU scientist elected president of international geological society

More Information ...

Fri, 03/09/2012

Media advisory: KU experts available to comment on Russia's election

Mariya Omelicheva...

Thu, 03/08/2012

KU aircraft design team prepares for competitions

Members of the University of Kansas School of Engineering Jayhawk Heavy Lift team are employing a technique that’s literally cutting-edge as they prepare their remote control aircraft for two competitions this spring. First up is the SAE Aero Design West competition, set for March 16-18 in Van Nuys, Calif. KU...

Thu, 03/08/2012

Dean Bendapudi recognized as influential woman of 2012

More Information ...

Wed, 03/07/2012

Professor studies how teens view flash mobs and their violent potential

More Information ...

Wed, 03/07/2012

Memories of good, bad deeds can alter perception of brightness

More Information ...

Wed, 03/07/2012

KU announces students named to fall 2011 honor roll

Approximately 4,500 undergraduate students at the University of Kansas earned honor roll distinction for the fall 2011 semester. ...

Tue, 03/06/2012

Adults can head back to class at KU's Mini College

The University of Kansas College of Liberal Arts and Sciences invites all lifelong learners to skip the beach vacation and instead hit the books this summer at Mini College. ...

Tue, 03/06/2012

EPA administrator to speak at town hall meeting

More Information ...

Mon, 03/05/2012

Media advisory: KU special education professor available to speak on ending the 'R-word'

Mon, 03/05/2012

KU School of Medicine alumnus gives $100,000 to establish scholarship

More Information ...

Mon, 03/05/2012

Study: Privilege not indicator of women's success in STEM fields

Karen Multon...

Fri, 03/02/2012

New English scholarship established at KU

Otis

Thu, 03/01/2012

Writer to discuss usefulness of religion for atheists in Hall lecture

Botton

Thu, 03/01/2012

Snyder Book Collection Contest winners, finalists to be honored at KU

More Information ...

Wed, 02/29/2012

$500,000 gift commitment will establish KU Medical Center visiting professorship

Kan. — Misha Curtis, M.D., grew up in old Yugoslavia and knew since early childhood that she would become a physician and specialize in obstetrics and gynecology. Now retired, the Scottsdale, Ariz., physician has made a $500,000 gift commitment to establish an obstetrics/gynecology visiting professorship at the University of Kansas...

Tue, 02/28/2012

Electron-detection breakthrough could unleash next-generation technologies

Physics researchers at the University of Kansas have discovered a new method of detecting electric currents based on a process called “second-harmonic generation,” similar to a radar gun for electrons that can remotely detect their speed. ...

Media Contacts

Erinn Barcomb-Peterson

KU News Service

785-864-8858