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Wed, 11/16/2011

Youth activist, blogger final speaker in Dole Institute's Soviet Union series

The Dole Institute of Politics at the University of Kansas will present the fourth and final installment of the series “The Fall of the Soviet Union: 20 Years Later,” titled “The Future of the Post-Soviet Region,” with guest speaker Arzu Geybullayeva. ...

Wed, 11/16/2011

Tunnel of Oppression organizers continue fight against hatred

The Tunnel of Oppression will return for its 10th year at the University of Kansas. The Tunnel of Oppression is an intensive, interactive multimedia experience that forces participants to face different types of oppression, such as racism, ableism, sexism and homophobia. ...

Wed, 11/16/2011

KU Center of Latin American Studies celebrates 50 years

invites all faculty, students, alumni and friends to attend its 50th anniversary conference Saturday, Nov. 19, centering on Latin American Studies: Past, Present and Future in Global Context. ...

Tue, 11/15/2011

Assurant Employee Benefits becomes seventh tenant at BTBC Main Facility

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Tue, 11/15/2011

KU political scientist heads scholars' review of 'From Deliberation to Dysfunction'

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Tue, 11/15/2011

KU law professor appointed as Gruter Institute Research Fellow

Torrance

Mon, 11/14/2011

Associate vice chancellor named to American Medical Association Board of Trustees

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Mon, 11/14/2011

KU helps build global supports for health promotion

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Mon, 11/14/2011

International trade expert to deliver Diplomat's Forum lecture at KU

Abad

Mon, 11/14/2011

ING honors KU professor for excellence in teaching

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Fri, 11/11/2011

Harvard scholar, author Louis Menand to speak at KU

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Fri, 11/11/2011

Dole Institute taking programs with Eisenhower expert to Manhattan, Topeka

Robert J. Dole Institute of Politics and the Kansas University Alumni Association will host two free receptions and programs with Eisenhower scholar and author David Nichols, who will discuss his book, “Eisenhower 1956: The President's Year of Crisis — Suez and the Brink of War.”...

Thu, 11/10/2011

Former Goldman Sachs chair to speak on leadership

Kaplan

Thu, 11/10/2011

KU to host 10th annual symposium on GIS, mapping

The University of Kansas will host the 10th annual GIS Day @ KU on Wednesday, Nov. 16, part of an international celebration that recognizes practical applications and technological innovations in geographic information systems. ...

Wed, 11/09/2011

KGS drilling horizontal well to study containment of CO2

Using a new, noninvasive mathematical tool, the Kansas Geological Survey based at the University of Kansas has been collecting data on underground rocks in an Ellis County oil and gas field. ...

Wed, 11/09/2011

KU law symposium to explore state of arbitration law

Legal scholars from universities across the nation will explore the state of arbitration law during the 2011 Kansas Law Review symposium. ...

Wed, 11/09/2011

Public invited to 'A Tribute to Veterans: USO Style'

To honor the courageous service of Kansas men and women, the Dole Institute and KU ROTC will host a special salute to veterans, followed by music and dancing, in “A Tribute to Veterans: USO Style” on Sunday, Nov. 13. ...

Wed, 11/09/2011

Media advisory: KU professor available to speak about European financial crisis

Tue, 11/08/2011

KU sociologist calls for legalizing current immigrants

In a new book on U.S. immigration, University of Kansas sociologist Tanya Golash-Boza proposes that legalizing immigrants currently in the United States would not only be cost-effective but also a step toward focusing on the human rights of immigrants. ...

Tue, 11/08/2011

BTBC names new system vice president, executive director of KUMC facility

The Bioscience & Technology Business Center at the University of Kansas (BTBC at KU) has a new system vice president and executive director at its KU Medical Center facility. ...

Tue, 11/08/2011

Author to talk on poetics of hip-hop

Rap is more than a collection of beats, a string of words and a cultural force full of bluster and hype. Rather, it’s poetry, hidden in plain sight. Adam Bradley, author of “The Anthology of Rap” and co-author of Common’s memoir, “One Day It’ll All Make Sense,” will share his...

Tue, 11/08/2011

Expert on jury decision-making to give lecture at KU

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Mon, 11/07/2011

KU announces $1.4M commitment from professor emeritus of urban planning

University of Kansas professor emeritus of urban planning, and Chancellor Bernadette Gray-Little. ...

Mon, 11/07/2011

Chancellor to address bistate summit on barriers to college

of Kansas, the University of Missouri-Kansas City and Metropolitan Community College will host a bistate summit to address barriers that lead to low college access, completion rates and degree attainment on Tuesday, Nov. 8, at UMKC’s student union. ...

Mon, 11/07/2011

Law professor compares international legal traditions to understand crises

John Head was conducting research in China and Italy when the international financial crisis of 2008 and 2009 hit. Observing how the respective legal system of each country, and that in his home nation, played into the market crashes and national responses drove home a point he’s been teaching for...

Mon, 11/07/2011

Law professor honored for leadership

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Fri, 11/04/2011

KU to host Irish collections event in Boston

The University of Kansas Libraries is taking part of its world-class Irish collections on the road to Boston, hosting a public event that will highlight the exhibit and feature a noted scholar of Irish literature. The event, “Saints and Scholars, Poets and Politicians: An Introduction to the Irish Collections,” is...

Fri, 11/04/2011

KU Law School team takes first place in international moot court competition

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Fri, 11/04/2011

Science on Tap session will explore research teaching kids critical thinking skills

the best information about a subject, you’ve got to know your facts from opinions, and data from assumption. It’s a skill that you may possess as an adult. But how do children learn to test arguments, or to ferret out the truth of a claim? ...

Fri, 11/04/2011

Researchers aim to improve lives of military families with special needs

Raising a child with a mental or a physical disability is tough work for any parent. But just imagine the added stresses for a parent on active duty in the U.S. armed forces: Possible deployments to war zones, base reassignments and recurrent training pose even more challenges to securing quality...

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