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Tue, 09/08/2020 —   LAWRENCE – In the heyday of music videos, cross-dressing was white, and baldness was Black. Guitars were associated with men, while drum machines were paired with women. Those are among the findings of an analysis of all of MTV’s “Buzz Clips” from the 1990s “Buzz Bin” program, reported on in a research paper recently published by Brad Osborn, University of Kansas associate professor of music. The article in the journal Music & Science, titled “Content and Correlational Analysis of a Corpus of MTV-Promoted Music Videos Aired Between 1990 and 1999,” was written by Osborn and two former KU doctoral students in music education, Emily Glaser Rossin and Kevin

Tue, 09/08/2020 — with consequences at the polls
Tue, 09/08/2020 — LAWRENCE — When police in Aurora, Colorado, handcuffed children and...

Tue, 09/08/2020 — Faculty contributions in research, teaching and mentoring were recognized this spring with a series of awards from the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences at the University of Kansas. The prizes acknowledge outstanding professors for...

Thu, 09/03/2020 — An upcoming lecture series at the University of Kansas that begins next week will look at the historical and contemporary meaning of race in Russia. “Race has been a complicated category in scholarly investigations of Russia due to its...

Thu, 09/03/2020 — Each September, the School of Architecture & Design opens its doors to give prospective undergraduate students a preview of what it is like to study the design fields at the University of Kansas. KU Architecture & Design...

Wed, 09/02/2020 —  Twenty-one new law enforcement officers graduated from the Kansas Law Enforcement Training Center (KLETC) on Aug. 28 at a ceremony held in KLETC’s Integrity Auditorium.  Tyler Stephenson of the Baldwin City Police Department was the...

Tue, 09/01/2020 — KU International Affairs has welcomed Ali Soltanshahi to the Jayhawk family as its International Support Services director.  Serving in the field of international education since 2001, Soltanshahi has worked at four higher education...

Tue, 09/01/2020 — The School of Architecture & Design at the University of Kansas has announced the Fall 2020 Hallmark Symposium Lecture Series lineup.    The Hallmark Symposium Lecture Series was established in 1984 through the generosity of the...

Tue, 09/01/2020 — The fall Educate & Act series at the University of Kansas will feature opportunities to learn about democracy in the United States and equip attendees with information around civic participation. Led by The Commons, the Center for Service...

Tue, 09/01/2020 — We live in an era in which misinformation is readily available and seemingly credible sources easily share unreliable information quickly. With dubious information so prevalent, it is especially pressing for students to be able to fully evaluate...

Mon, 08/31/2020 — Kristin Bowman-James, University of Kansas Distinguished Professor of Chemistry, will be the recipient of the American Chemical Society (ACS) Award in Inorganic Chemistry. This is Bowman-James’ first major national award, and she is only the...

Mon, 08/31/2020 — The University of Kansas School of Engineering has formed a new advisory board of recent graduates to advise the school’s faculty and staff as they prepare students to enter the engineering field. The group, formally known as the Recent...

Mon, 08/31/2020 — There was a time when politicians didn’t pay much attention to the middle class. Or at least politicians didn’t claim they did. “Through the 19th century, almost nobody self-consciously thought about themselves as middle class,” said...

Fri, 08/28/2020 — The University of Kansas School of Architecture & Design has appointed Nisha Fernando as director of the Interior Architecture program. “We are so glad to have Nisha join our community,” said Joe Colistra, chair of the architecture...

Fri, 08/28/2020 — Engineering students at the University of Kansas will have a new opportunity to learn more about the business side of their profession in a new lecture series starting this fall. The Career Accelerator Lecture Series will feature members of the...

Fri, 08/28/2020 — Professor Holly Storkel, the associate dean for academic innovation and student success in the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences at the University of Kansas, has been appointed to a part-time position as vice provost, focused on academic...

Fri, 08/28/2020 — The Cofrin Logan Center for Addiction Research and Treatment at the University of Kansas is launching its fall seminar series with a talk by a nationally recognized researcher in the use of psilocybin as treatment for addiction, anxiety and...

Wed, 08/26/2020 — In 2015, the Every Student Succeeds Act, the most recent piece of major federal education policy, required and incentivized states to address the needs of individual learners through practices including personalized learning. University of...

Wed, 08/26/2020 — Jim Butler, senior scientist and geohydrologist at the Kansas Geological Survey, is the 2020 recipient of the National Ground Water Association’s M. King Hubbert Award. The association’s highest scientific honor, the award is given annually...

Tue, 08/25/2020 — In the years since a 2013 U.S. Supreme Court ruling struck down key provisions of the Voting Rights Act of 1965, some states have passed laws that have made it more difficult for minority and low-income Americans to vote. Those laws can also...


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