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Tue, 02/28/2012

KU dean named to two organizations dedicated to producing better teachers

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Tue, 02/28/2012

KPR receives donation of classical music CD library

Kansas Public Radio’s classical music library will be expanding a little – by 3,700 CDs. ...

Tue, 02/28/2012

Environmental, industrial experts to discuss 'fracking' at Dole Institute

The Dole Institute of Politics Student Advisory Board will host Edward Cross, president of the Kansas Independent Oil and Gas Association, and Joe Spease, Sierra Club of Kansas, for a discussion about hydraulic fracturing. ...

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. ...

Mon, 02/27/2012

Media advisory: KU professor available to speak about spotting violence in schools

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Mon, 02/27/2012

KU researcher: Same-sex marriage bans helped create empathy for change

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Mon, 02/27/2012

Hall Center to host 10th annual celebration of books by KU authors

The Hall Center for the Humanities will host the 10th annual Celebration of Books published by humanities, social sciences and arts faculty in 2011. The event will take place from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. March 8 in the Hall Center Conference Hall. It is free and open to the...

Mon, 02/27/2012

Former Sen. George Mitchell to give annual Dole Lecture

Former Senate Majority Leader George Mitchell will give the annual Dole Lecture at the Dole Institute of Politics at the University of Kansas this semester. The Dole Lecture is scheduled for 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 4, at the Dole Institute. It is free and open to the public. ...

Fri, 02/24/2012

Professor examines risk-taking incentives of bank CEOs prior to financial crisis

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Fri, 02/24/2012

Business ethics expert, philosophy professor to deliver 2012 Sutton Ethics Lecture

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Fri, 02/24/2012

Law professor named adviser for American Law Institute election project

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Thu, 02/23/2012

Google providing new Android tablets to next EECS class

This fall incoming freshmen in the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (EECS) will receive brand-new Android tablets to launch their engineering studies through a $50,000 donation from Google. ...

Thu, 02/23/2012

Graduate students win awards for research presentations at Capitol

Four projects by graduate students from the University of Kansas and KU Medical Center each received $500 awards at the ninth annual Capitol Graduate Research Summit, which was Feb. 16 in Topeka. ...

Thu, 02/23/2012

KU recognized with STARS Bronze rating for sustainability achievements

The University of Kansas has received a STARS Bronze Rating in recognition of sustainability achievements from the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE). STARS, the Sustainability Tracking, Assessment & Rating System, measures and encourages sustainability in all aspects of higher education. This is KU’s first year...

Tue, 02/21/2012

KU accepting nominations for 2013 honorary degrees

The University of Kansas is now accepting nominations for honorary degrees to be awarded in May 2013. ...

Tue, 02/21/2012

Media advisory: Islamic law expert can discuss Afghan Quran burning protests

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Tue, 02/21/2012

Lecture with KU researcher to offer strategies to alleviate depression

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Tue, 02/21/2012

Research links uplifting continents to crashes in biodiversity on Earth

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Tue, 02/21/2012

KU program puts technology, expert training, new teaching in classrooms

It’s becoming more common with every semester for a school to hand out new electronics such as iPads or laptop computers to give students a new tool in their educational kit. For years now, a University of Kansas program has been going several steps beyond, knowing it’s not enough to...

Mon, 02/20/2012

Study shows inmate re-entry programs not evaluated optimally

A recent study shows a government-funded program designed to help prisoners re-enter society and avoid returning to prison did not produce better results for those in the program when compared to those not taking part in the program. But a University of Kansas professor argues that it is not accurate...

Mon, 02/20/2012

Thurgood Marshall Law Day to connect aspiring students

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Fri, 02/17/2012

Commencement to feature Ford CEO and KU graduate as speaker

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Fri, 02/17/2012

KU researcher's East St. Louis study forecasts change in America's suburbs

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Fri, 02/17/2012

Annual KU Engineering Expo to focus on fun

A University of Kansas School of Engineering tradition more than 100 years strong returns this month with a couple of new features. Engineering Expo is set for 8:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 24, and 9 a.m.-11:30 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 25. The theme this year is “Engineering: At the Top...

Thu, 02/16/2012

More Kansas City-area students eligible for discounted KU tuition

More Missouri residents will be eligible for discounted tuition at the University of Kansas Edwards Campus thanks to action by the Kansas Board of Regents. ...

Thu, 02/16/2012

Legal Services for Students offers free tax help for KU students

University of Kansas Legal Services for Students is offering free tax workshops for all KU students. The workshops are held on the KU campus, and separate sessions are available for U.S. residents and international students filing as nonresidents. ...

Wed, 02/15/2012

Book chronicles history of architecture education at KU

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Wed, 02/15/2012

College of Liberal Arts and Sciences bestows highest honor on alumni

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Tue, 02/14/2012

KU professors' book examines fight for African-American secondary schooling

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Tue, 02/14/2012

Rock Chalk Revue nearing $1M mark in United Way donations

This year organizers of Rock Chalk Revue, the compilation of five 20-minute student variety shows, anticipate reaching a $1 million fundraising milestone for the United Way of Douglas County since 1983. ...

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