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Fri, 11/27/2020 — Researchers from the University of Kansas have described a galaxy more than 5.25 billion light years away undergoing a rarely seen stage in its galactic life cycle. Their findings recently were published in the Astrophysical Journal. The galaxy,

Tue, 11/24/2020 — More than 66 years ago, Betty Grimwood picked up a magazine in a doctor’s office and read an article about a community in Iowa that had invited international students into their homes. Grimwood, who at that point in time had never traveled...

Tue, 11/24/2020 — A University of Kansas department’s recent name change reflects its management of two distinct graduate education programs funded by longtime KU donors. Self Graduate Programs administers the Self Graduate Fellowship and Self Memorial...

Tue, 11/24/2020 — A new scholarship fund at the University of Kansas School of Law will help provide opportunities to students from southwest Kansas.

Tue, 11/24/2020 — he could disprove the notion of a link between students’ musical and mathematical achievement. Nope. His new study, “Multilevel Models of the Relationship Between Music Achievement and Reading and Math Achievement,” published in the...

Mon, 11/23/2020 — The University of Kansas’ federal relations director has been recognized for excellence in government affairs on behalf of higher education by his peers in the Association of Public and Land-grant Institutions. Jack Cline, associate vice...

Mon, 11/23/2020 — The Three Minute Thesis Competition is a global research communication event with a compelling challenge: How well can graduate students convey the scope of their research to a general audience in just three minutes or less? This fall, the...

Mon, 11/23/2020 — The University of Kansas has launched an online Bachelor of Health Sciences program as community health and medical research take center stage in public life. Available through the new School of Professional Studies, this all-online degree...

Mon, 11/23/2020 — growing out of her grad school discoveries in 1983 — came with her to the University of Kansas in 1999. Now the Distinguished Professor of English is one of three principal investigators for a $500,000, two-year grant that will bring...

Fri, 11/20/2020 — From across the country, college and university presidents of Campus Compact member institutions have nominated promising student leaders as Newman Civic Fellows. Through service, research and advocacy, these fellows have demonstrated an...

Fri, 11/20/2020 — The University of Kansas ranks 22nd for undergraduate study abroad participation among participating public doctoral-granting higher education institutions, according to the 2020 Open Doors Report on International Education Exchange released...

Fri, 11/20/2020 — A new leadership training program designed to help Kansas women participate more fully in civic life will debut in early December. Ready to Represent, a program created by the Appointments Project & Ready to Run Kansas Women’s Leadership...

Thu, 11/19/2020 — The University Honors Program (UHP) at the University of Kansas has received a top rating, along with six other programs, in INSIDE HONORS: Ratings and Reviews of 40 Public University Honors Programs. Published biannually since 2012, the UHP...

Wed, 11/18/2020 — The University of Kansas School of Business will host the KU Professional Selling Program/King’s Hawaiian Sales Competition virtually April 9-10, 2021. The event marks the first time the school’s professional selling program will hold a...

Tue, 11/17/2020 — LAWRENCE – There are characters and then there are characters in the works of William Shakespeare. In his new book, “Shakespeare Through Letters,” David Bergeron draws links between the two types of characters, using letters that are read aloud or at least mentioned in Shakespeare’s plays to give insight into such dramatis personae as Romeo and Juliet, Othello, Hamlet and Macbeth. The professor emeritus of English wrote: “Shakespeare and his contemporaries use the word ‘character’ to refer to one’s handwriting ... Eventually we come to understand the word ‘character’ to mean the whole personality, not just handwriting. But character as handwriting, especially as

Tue, 11/17/2020 — The University of Kansas senior class has honored Kapila Silva, professor of architecture, with the 2020 HOPE Award — to Honor an Outstanding Progressive Educator. The HOPE Award is given annually through the Board of Class Officers and is...

Tue, 11/17/2020 — As the COVID-19 pandemic has shuttered large sections of society, people have turned to livestreaming for everything from performing music to education and court hearings. But streaming has been around for years, as have persistent questions...

Tue, 11/17/2020 — The 2019-2020 academic year was record-setting on two important fronts for the University of Kansas School of Engineering. The school achieved all-time highs in the number of doctorates and bachelor’s degrees awarded in the past academic year,...

Mon, 11/16/2020 — LAWRENCE – With a series of virtual events, the University of Kansas Lawrence campus will celebrate International Education Week from Nov. 16 to 20. An annual initiative between the U.S. Department of State and U.S. Department of Education, International Education Week promotes programs that prepare those in the U.S. for a global world and attract future leaders from abroad to study, learn and exchange experiences in the United States. This year’s International Education Week is of particular importance as it will mark KU’s participation in the American Council on Education’s Internationalization Laboratory. The university’s lab steering committee will meet for

Mon, 11/16/2020 —  Human trafficking elicits stereotypical images of captive women subjugated by their oppressors. Because of that, it’s often more difficult to recognize all victims of trafficking when they don’t fit in with such entrenched...


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