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Wed, 01/25/2012

Political correspondent Candy Crowley to receive William Allen White citation

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Tue, 01/24/2012

KU research leads to new startup company

University of Kansas research has led to the creation of a new startup company that will develop online curriculum for health care professionals involved in managing the care of cancer survivors. ...

Tue, 01/24/2012

KU researcher defines shape of enzyme linked to prostate, breast cancers

A University of Kansas researcher has made a discovery that should lead to improved treatments for prostate and breast cancer. ...

Tue, 01/24/2012

Journalism professor analyzes Internet connectivity among 'Arab spring' nations

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Tue, 01/24/2012

KU conference to explore future of agriculture from international perspective

Lawyers, policymakers and scientists will explore the future of agriculture from an international perspective at a scholarly roundtable hosted by the Center for International Trade and Agriculture at the University of Kansas School of Law. ...

Mon, 01/23/2012

Media advisory: Criminal law professor available to discuss Supreme Court ruling in GPS tracking case

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Mon, 01/23/2012

KU announces state's first journalism doctoral program

The Kansas Board of Regents has approved the University of Kansas William Allen White School of Journalism and Mass Communications’ request to begin a doctoral program starting in fall 2012, making it the first mass communications doctoral program in the state of Kansas. ...

Mon, 01/23/2012

Chair of FEC commissioner to speak at KU Law School Jan. 26

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Mon, 01/23/2012

Panel on state legislative issues to feature state lawmakers, KU faculty

Lawmakers, University of Kansas faculty and a veteran journalist will take part in a public panel discussion focused on top issues in the 2012 session of the Kansas Legislature. ...

Fri, 01/20/2012

Colorado third state to join KU-developed system for career assessment

Another state has joined a collaborative effort to develop a new assessment for determining students' career readiness, the Center for Education Testing and Evaluation at the University of Kansas announced today. ...

Fri, 01/20/2012

Film festival at The Commons features talk by filmmaker, KU alumnus Carl Deal

Filmmaker Carl Deal will speak at The Commons on Jan. 29 as a part of the Urban Palimpsest Destruction and Renewal Film Festival, which features his 2008 documentary, "Trouble the Water." ...

Thu, 01/19/2012

Future City Competition to showcase middle schoolers' engineering skills

Hundreds of middle school students will converge on the University of Kansas campus this week to showcase their versions of small-scale, environmentally friendly towns of tomorrow and compete for a trip to Washington, D.C. ...

Thu, 01/19/2012

KU law, business students assist with free tax preparations

Law and business students from the University of Kansas are offering free tax services for those who qualify from Feb. 13 through April 16. ...

Wed, 01/18/2012

Knight Commission leader will join discussion of athletics, academics at KU

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Wed, 01/18/2012

KU hires new technology commercialization director

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Wed, 01/18/2012

Ligand signs lease for last remaining space at BTBC Main Facility

There’s no room left at the inn. Or in this case, the incubator. ...

Tue, 01/17/2012

Researchers tackle turnover in child welfare staffing

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Tue, 01/17/2012

Chancellor to speak in Washington at university-based company startups conference

Chancellor Bernadette Gray-Little of the University of Kansas will deliver a keynote presentation Thursday at the sixth annual University Startups Conference in Washington, D.C. The three-day conference is organized by the National Council of Entrepreneurial Tech Transfer, with the National Science Foundation and National Institutes of Health as federal...

Tue, 01/17/2012

U.S. Supreme Court cites work of KU law professor in arbitration case opinion

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Thu, 01/12/2012

Researchers refine a powerful laser microscope for biomedical use

Researchers from the University of Kansas are building a smaller, cheaper and more flexible fiber-laser microscope that could revolutionize biomedical and clinical work. ...

Thu, 01/12/2012

Dynamic maps key to improving assessments for students with disabilities

University of Kansas has made progress in developing a new generation of assessments for students with the most significant cognitive disabilities. The $22 million grant, the largest in KU history, was given to the Center for Educational Testing and Evaluation in 2010 by the U.S. Department of Education, Office of...

Wed, 01/11/2012

Telemedicine delivers health care to patients statewide

ago, a patient in Garden City or Salina might have faced hours of travel to Wichita for specialized medical care — or perhaps an even longer commute to Kansas City. ...

Wed, 01/11/2012

Training to save lives

firefighters and grain workers for this potentially deadly situation, the Kansas Fire & Rescue Training Institute at the University of Kansas is providing grain engulfment rescue training in communities across Kansas. The daylong course combines classroom instruction with training on a 35-foot trailer that includes a grain bin, grain hopper...

Wed, 01/11/2012

BTBC at KU to launch Entrepreneur Education Series

The Bioscience and Technology Business Center at the University of Kansas (BTBC at KU) is set to launch the BTBC Entrepreneur Education Series, a series of Friday workshops for entrepreneurs and those considering starting their own companies, starting Jan. 20. ...

Wed, 01/11/2012

New biography explores civil rights legacy of King's mentor Benjamin Mays

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Wed, 01/11/2012

Professor examines media coverage of mothers who kill children

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Tue, 01/10/2012

Professor issues reports supporting savings to help kids reach college

A University of Kansas professor has issued the first of four reports outlining the role savings accounts play in college success and urging lawmakers to support creations of such accounts for children early in their lives. ...

Tue, 01/10/2012

KU professor to give keynote address at governor's MLK Day celebration

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Tue, 01/10/2012

Three KU alumni selected for CASE awards

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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...

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