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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...

Fri, 11/13/2020 — The University of Kansas is one of 10 colleges and universities participating in the 18th cohort of the American Council on Education (ACE) Internationalization Laboratory, which provides customized guidance and insight to help colleges and...

Thu, 11/12/2020 — The Robert J. Dole Institute of Politics at the University of Kansas has announced that U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer will be a guest at 7 p.m. Nov. 19 on the institute’s YouTube channel. “We are extremely excited to welcome...

Wed, 11/11/2020 — A senior at the University of Kansas has advanced in the competition for prestigious scholarships for study in the United Kingdom. Laura Phillips, of Perry, is a finalist for both the Rhodes Scholarship and the Marshall Scholarship. She is...

Tue, 11/10/2020 — The University of Kansas School of Law is the No. 19 Best Value Law School in the country, according to National Jurist magazine.

Tue, 11/10/2020 — Cities across the country have sought ways to improve neighborhood safety and in recent years have pointed to demolishing abandoned housing as a way to achieve the goal. While millions of dollars have been spent on the efforts, a recent...

Mon, 11/09/2020 — Abortions have decreased significantly this year, due largely to pandemic-related factors. But other veiled influences stemming from state-related policies have affected this number in surprising ways. “We found that foot traffic to abortion...

Mon, 11/09/2020 — For a geoscientist, the benefits of performing fieldwork are countless. Researching in nature gives geoscientists firsthand contact with the earth’s raw materials and a chance to test ideas and develop theories — as well as to make new...

Fri, 11/06/2020 — The University of Kansas Alumni Association will host its first-ever virtual fundraising event, Jayhawks Flock Together, on Nov. 19. The event is presented in partnership with Dimensional Innovations, Helix Architecture + Design and McCownGordon...

Fri, 11/06/2020 — Bozenna Pasik-Duncan, University of Kansas professor of mathematics, has been named to the 2021 Class of Fellows for the Association for Women in Mathematics (AWM) for her support and encouragement of women and girls in mathematics and...

Thu, 11/05/2020 — The School of Education & Human Sciences at the University of Kansas has announced dates for the 2020-2021 Strategies Event Series, which will include three virtual and interactive professional development lectures via Zoom. The first...

Wed, 11/04/2020 — The 29th annual Waggoner Research Colloquium will include scholars from the University of Kansas and KU Medical Center to discuss health care issues facing minority and international communities. “Confronting Health Challenges in the...

Wed, 11/04/2020 — Morgan Farnworth, doctoral student in public affairs & administration at the University of Kansas, has been selected to participate in one of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation’s leadership programs. These programs connect changemakers...

Tue, 11/03/2020 — Daniel Tapia Takaki, associate professor of physics & astronomy at the University of Kansas, has created a new research team at KU to exploit the unique opportunities to research physics at high energies available at the ALICE experiment at...

Tue, 11/03/2020 — LAWRENCE – As a highly contentious U.S. election season wraps up today at the polls, KU News Service offers a review of some of the most important recent publications and findings from University of Kansas political and policy researchers. The topics span key voting issues, such as guns and LGBTQ rights, to the election itself. The Electoral College Even though two of the last three U.S. presidents were elected without earning the popular vote, the Electoral College still remains the method used for selecting the national leader. Paul Schumaker, professor emeritus of political science, published a new book in Feburary 2020, “The Twenty-Eighth Amendment? Beyond

Tue, 11/03/2020 — The Supreme Court is set to hear arguments in a case Nov. 4 that will have wide-ranging ramifications on anti-discrimination laws and the rights of LGBTQ Americans. The case, Fulton v. City of Philadelphia, will determine whether a Catholic-run...

Mon, 11/02/2020 — Twenty-seven new law enforcement officers graduated from the Kansas Law Enforcement Training Center (KLETC) on Oct. 30 at a ceremony held in KLETC’s Integrity Auditorium.  Briley Rivers, a deputy at the Franklin County Sheriff's Office,...

Mon, 11/02/2020 — Legal experts have long warned about the “revolving door” between the Securities and Exchange Commission and the financial industry it regulates. Such warnings include concerns that SEC attorneys may go easy on parties accused of wrongdoing...

Fri, 10/30/2020 — A recent National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) report ranks the University of Kansas School of Business as 29th in the nation among large programs for graduates’ first-time CPA exam pass rate. The report, which assesses...


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