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Tue, 01/10/2012

Media advisory: KU librarian can speak on collection of radical political literature

Politics have been a breeding ground for radical literature since the country was founded. No matter the political ideology, pamphlets, newsletters, books websites and nowdays, blogs, have espoused the merits of one’s political ideas while decrying others. The University of Kansas has the nation’s largest collection of both right- and...

Tue, 01/10/2012

Three KU alumni selected for CASE awards

Sue Watson...

Mon, 01/09/2012

Study shows HIV-exposed children at high risk of language delay

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Mon, 01/09/2012

$2.5 million gift commitment largest ever for School of Education

A University of Kansas alumnus and his wife have made a $2.5 million commitment to establish an endowed scholarship program for KU’s School of Education. ...

Fri, 01/06/2012

Law professor investigates rise of corporate social responsibility in China

of Law associate professor Virginia Harper Ho...

Fri, 01/06/2012

KU anthropologists help re-wrap Amazonian mummy

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Fri, 01/06/2012

Experienced advocate to represent KU in Washington

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Fri, 01/06/2012

KU-developed coaching helps educators improve

Any good teacher can attest that an educator needs to keep learning, just like the students in his or her classroom. The Center for Research on Learning at the University of Kansas has developed an instructional coaching project that is helping teachers worldwide learn on the job and improve how...

Fri, 01/06/2012

First detailed geologic map of Saline County now available

A new full-color geologic map of Saline County showing broad river valleys dissecting hilly terrain is available from the Kansas Geological Survey based at the University of Kansas. ...

Thu, 01/05/2012

KU team proposes programs to help stem Haiti's brain drain

C.B. Clairborne...

Thu, 01/05/2012

KPR will offer live broadcast of governor's State of the State address

Changes to the state tax code and reworking the school funding formula are likely top priorities when Gov. Sam Brownback delivers his State of the State address, and KPR will air it live. ...

Wed, 01/04/2012

MEDIA ADVISORY: KU professors available to speak about Boeing and the Wichita economy

Charles Krider...

Tue, 12/27/2011

Kansas Geological Survey to measure water levels in western Kansas

In early January, crews from the Kansas Geological Survey based at the University of Kansas will be in western Kansas measuring groundwater levels as part of a program to track changes in the depth-to-water in the region’s aquifers over time. ...

Thu, 12/22/2011

KPR health reporter honored by American Cancer Society

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Wed, 12/21/2011

'Opera Is My Hobby' ends broadcasts after more than 59 years on KPR

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Wed, 12/21/2011

Argenta becomes eighth tenant at BTBC Main Facility

href="http://www.btbcku.com">Bioscience & Technology Business CenterLAWRENCE — Global animal health leader Argenta has finalized its lease with the Bioscience & Technology Business Center at the University of Kansas (BTBC at KU) and will move into the BTBC Main Facility on Jan. 1. ...

Tue, 12/20/2011

Financial meltdowns drive interest in business ethics, professor says

De George...

Mon, 12/19/2011

KU researchers work to create safer, smarter dashboards

“Keep your eyes on the road” has always been the most important rule of driving. ...

Mon, 12/19/2011

Music student will perform master class with Yo-Yo Ma

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Fri, 12/16/2011

Hall Center announces 2012-13 Research and Creative Work Fellows

Stanley Lombardo...

Wed, 12/14/2011

KU names inaugural honorary degree recipients

A former Senate leader, the current Ford Motor Company CEO, a former FDIC chairwoman and a noted choral composer are the University of Kansas’ first four honorary degree recipients. ...

Wed, 12/14/2011

KU researchers at atom smasher help to collect breakthrough Higgs boson data

Momentous progress in the hunt for the Higgs boson, sometimes dubbed the “God particle,” depended in part on work from physicists from the University of Kansas. ...

Wed, 12/14/2011

MEDIA ADVISORY: Top expert on distracted driving available to speak about NTSB's proposed cell phone ban

Paul Atchley, associate professor of psychology at the University of Kansas, conducts pioneering research into issues of vision and attention related to driving. ...

Wed, 12/14/2011

Law students win 13 appeals cases for defendants who didn't receive fair trials

Everyone has the right to a fair trial, but when the legal system slips up, not all is lost. ...

Tue, 12/13/2011

University mourns death of student Yujie He

Tue, 12/13/2011

Media Advisory: Chancellor to present KU strategic plan to Board of Regents

href="http://boldaspirations.ku.edu ">Bold AspirationsWHAT: Chancellor Bernadette Gray-Little will present Bold Aspirations, the strategic plan for the University of Kansas, to the Kansas Board of Regents. ...

Mon, 12/12/2011

KU School of Music scholarship established in memory of alumna

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Fri, 12/09/2011

Chancellor congratulates new president of Emporia State University

University of Kansas Chancellor Bernadette Gray-Little issued the following statement on the appointment of Michael Shonrock as president of Emporia State University: ...

Fri, 12/09/2011

KU chemistry professor receives award from National Science Foundation

An assistant professor in the Department of Chemistry at the University of Kansas has received one of the most prestigious awards given to junior faculty by the National Science Foundation. ...

Wed, 12/07/2011

Public invited to 'State of the Libraries' address Dec. 8

In 2011, KU Libraries’ seven locations saw more than 1.5 million visits, the equivalent of each student at KU visiting 58 times. Librarians and staff taught 16,587 participants in 1,093 instruction sessions, and patrons checked out nearly 300,000 items. But the numbers only tell part of the story. ...

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