2007 News Archive
KU economics professor named Emerging Scholar of 2007
Elizabeth Asiedu has been honored for her work on Africa’s economic development. She has taught at KU since 1998.
- KU to help faculty from Europe, Asia acclimate to American higher education
- KU receives NIH grant to support mentored research program
- Aviation magazine names KU alumnus Person of the Year for 2006
- KU to honor Martin Luther King Jr. with luminaria walk
- Selected KU offices to have extended hours as spring semester begins
- KU pharmacy seniors place in top 10 at national clinical skills competition
KU law professor hopes to win position as leader of Cherokee Nation
Stacy Leeds directs KU’s Tribal Law and Government Center and Center for Indigenous Nations Studies.
- Former U.S. Sen. Bob Dole to be honored in Washington, D.C.
- KU to honor top seniors from Barton, Rush counties on Feb. 7 in Great Bend
KU ranks eighth in nation as study abroad enrollment rises 10 percent
Ninety-one percent of KU students who study abroad go on to graduate.
- Historic book is centerpiece of Spencer Research Library exhibit
- KU sees increase in national Peace Corps rankings
Speaker to share story of drunken driving accident with KU audience
Mark Sterner will present “DUI: A Powerful Lesson” twice on Jan. 30 at the ballroom in the Kansas Union.
- Kansas Honors Program to recognize 100,000th scholar Feb. 8 in Larned
- KU chancellor speaks to House Education Budget Committee
- KU journalism student places first in Hearst writing contest
- KU announces fall 2006 honor roll students
- KU to host engineering weekend for girls
- Dole Institute of Politics announces spring 2007 fellows
- Hill’s pet food executive to speak at annual Multicultural Scholars Program event
Noted photojournalist and KU alumnus to receive national citation
Richard Clarkson has worked for newspapers and magazines across the country. He has also photographed eight Olympic games.
New Center for Sustainability to improve efficiency, open educational avenues
Jeff Severin has been hired as the center’s first director.
Event helps raise more than $2 million for KU’s Dole Institute
"Salute to the Leader" was an opportunity for Dole supporters to celebrate the senator’s accomplishments.
- KU to honor top seniors from Nemaha and Jackson counties Feb. 19 in Holton
KU’s University Theatre, English Alternative Theatre win regional awards
University Theatre’s “Hay Fever” and English Alternative Theatre’s “Suicide by Punchbowl” will be considered for the national festival in April at the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C.
Move over Jayhawks, ‘Flock of Dodos’ coming to KU to celebrate Darwin Day
Hoping to avoid the fate of the extinct dodo bird, researchers and students at the University of Kansas will join a worldwide celebration of the 198th birthday of Charles R. Darwin.
- KU announces names of 20 University Scholars for 2007
Three KU English professors to give ‘Late Afternoon Poetry Reading’ on Feb. 15
The event will feature Joseph Harrington, William J. Harris and Kenneth Irby. It takes place at the Spencer Museum of Art.
- Chancellor testifies on partnerships between medical schools and hospitals
- India’s ambassador to United States to visit KU, discuss international relations
- KU to honor top seniors from Linn and Miami counties Feb. 21 in Osawatomie
Top political bloggers to speak at KU’s Dole Institute
David Perlmutter, KU professor of journalism, will moderate the event. Perlmutter is the author of “Blogwars,” which examines the history of blogs and their effect on politics.
- KU Alumni Association, student steering committee plan 2007 homecoming
- KU professor designs license plate that would raise funds for cancer research
KU professor, student find new variable in common drug therapy problem
A University of Kansas researcher and a pharmacy student from Newton have uncovered a potentially important variable to aid in understanding a common problem in drug therapy.
- KU theatre group to stage ‘The Odyssey’ in Belgium
- Kansas Biological Survey: Water taste linked to algae in Clinton Lake reservoir
- Topeka Capital-Journal wins award for stories about immigration
- KU to quintuple wireless access in academic areas by December 2008
- KU nominates two juniors for national Truman scholarship competition
- KU to host Latino Leadership Summit on Feb. 20
- KU to honor top seniors from Brown and Doniphan counties Feb. 28 in Hiawatha
- KU to honor top seniors Marshall and Washington counties March 6 in Axtell
Hall Center announces Oral History Workshop
Participants will join Carol Ann Carter, KU professor of art; Tobias Hecht, anthropologist and author; and Bryon Hurt, filmmaker, in a discussion of the 60-year-old documentation technique.
- Media advisory: Sen. Pat Roberts to meet at KU with science committee
- Nancy Kassebaum Baker to give Women’s Leadership Lecture
- KU celebrates TRIO Day with events on Friday, Feb. 23
KU unveils rendering of new football facility
Plans for the building include offices, academic areas, a weight room, locker rooms, an audio-visual room, meeting rooms, a cardio room, a hydro-therapy room, a nutrition area and a display area.
- Athletic Director’s Honor Roll recognizes 362 student athletes at KU
- For 40th straight year, KU qualifies for the National Debate Tournament
- Future teachers invited to attend Education Interview Day at KU
- KU students, alumni win big at design competition in Kansas City
Broadway actor André De Shields to visit KU
While on campus, De Shields will participate in a question and answer session and lead a workshop for KU students.
- Experts on presidential primaries to speak at KU’s Dole Institute
- KU student group plans event to raise funds for Haitian girls dormitory
- 51st annual Snyder Book Collecting Contest at KU seeks student entrants
KU’s Center for Remote Sensing of Ice Sheets takes part in global research effort
A seminar series is part of KU’s efforts to mark the International Polar Year, a global research effort to better understand the polar regions and their effects on the Earth.
- Chancellor Hemenway’s commentary regarding the KU Medical Center affiliations
- KU’s Dole Institute announces programs for March and April
- Lecture series honors former KU professor
Latino Leadership Summit brings area high school students to KU
About 190 area students and advisers attended KU’s inaugural bilingual college preparation and leadership program on the Lawrence campus.
Physicist who won Nobel Prize in 1979 to speak at KU
Sheldon Glashow will speak at the Spencer Museum auditorium. His lecture is titled “Does Science Progress through Blind Chance of Intelligent Design?”
Frying pickles and flying marshmallows: KU museum says it’s OK to play with food
The event takes place March 19-24, when KU and Lawrence schools will be on spring break.
- Hall Center to host screening of PBS documentary
- Kansas high school students take home German language awards from KU
- Author of book about Hurricane Katrina to visit Dole Institute
- Six KU students nominated to compete for national Udall scholarships
- University Women’s Club awards $9,000 in scholarships to six KU students
- KU junior enters Glamour magazine’s Top 10 College Women competition
- KU to host conference on developing nations
KU architecture students design, build new home with El Centro Inc. in Kansas City
The house built in 2006 by Studio 804 won "Home of the Year" from Architecture magazine.
Former vice president, senator and general to speak at KU
The programs, hosted by the Dole Institute, include two annual events: the Dole Leadership Prize and the Dole Lecture.
- KU’s collection of Irish literature features more than 25,000 items
- The Faint and G. Love & Special Sauce to headline Day on the Hill at KU
- Twelve KU graduate students to showcase research at Capitol
KU’s Audio-Reader contributes to statewide reading project
Kansas Reads will encourage Kansas adults to read, discuss and experience the same book. This year’s book is “The Learning Tree” by Gordon Parks.
- National educators association honors KU’s Global Awareness Program
- Dance Across Lawrence features free classes and workshops
Former Ohio congressman to give 2007 Vickers lecture at KU
John R. Kasich has been called “one of the most fascinating men in politics.”
- Two KU sophomores win Goldwater scholarships; two earn honorable mentions
- KU debate duo places third out of 175 teams in national tournament
- Jazz critic, musician to address annual KU colloquium
- KU corrects names for School of Pharmacy fall 2006 honor roll
- KU Libraries receive collection of Girl Scouts memorabilia
- Education, biological sciences at KU leap higher in U.S. News rankings
- Twenty-two students work in nation’s capital through KU internship program
- Twenty-five KU students earn credit as interns in Topeka during spring semester
- KU creates product to improve usability of radio frequency identification technology
First-year law students at KU awarded diversity clerkships
Law firms offered full-time, paid summer jobs to nine first-year law students, five of them from KU.
- Ford Motor Co. leader and KU alumnus Alan Mulally to give Chandler lecture
- KU’s Osher Institute invites public to a special performance of ‘QED’
- Conservative cartoonist to speak at annual Media and the Law Seminar
KU junior wins Udall scholarship; two others earn honorable mentions
Raymond M. “Studie” Red Corn is a member of the Osage Nation planning a career working with the environment and tribal public policy.
KU professor teams with renowned artist to build buzz for pollinators
National Pollinator Week will be June 24-30.
- Hall Center to host fifth annual celebration of faculty-written books
- East Asian history scholar to speak at KU on Japanese postwar nationalism
Author, KU alumnus to deliver April 10 lecture on Martin Luther King Jr.’s dream
Eric Sundquist, the UCLA Foundation Professor of Literature at the University of California-Los Angeles, received his bachelor’s degree in English and philosophy from KU.
- Fact-finder rules in KU’s favor; KU wins right to give GTAs immediate pay raise
- College of Liberal Arts and Sciences to honor distinguished alumni award winners
- KU moves into first place in Hearst journalism competition
- KU team places first at Kansas Collegiate Mathematics Competition
- History organization honors KU doctoral student’s immigration restriction study
- KU student organization focuses on environmentalism with film, lecture
- KU’s Kansas Law Enforcement Training Center announces 58 graduates
- National Science Foundation ranks KU 44th in research expenditures
- NSF awards research fellowships to two KU students and two recent graduates
- KU announces 2007 orientation assistants
- Professor to give lecture on lawyer jokes
- KU students serve others at Alternative Spring Breaks sites in 10 U.S. locations
- Religion scholar to visit classroom, give lecture at KU
- KU Libraries book collecting event to feature distinguished speaker
- KU Social Work Day to focus on therapy, workshops, awards
- KU celebrates Math Awareness Month with competitions, workshops
KU piano student wins top prizes in two symphony contests
Graciella Kowalczyk will perform April 24 with the Jefferson City Symphony and May 20 with the Philharmonia of Greater Kansas City.
KU freshman to work as crew member at national spelling bee
Crew members primarily serve the families of the bee participants, but they also host events, answer questions from the media and perform administrative tasks.
- University Theatre closes season with ‘Guys and Dolls’
- Gen. Richard Myers to give this year’s Dole Lecture
- KU journalism school wins first in national Hearst writing awards competition
- KU student radio station wins five Kansas Association of Broadcasters awards
- Pioneering KU disabilities researchers named Beach Distinguished Professors
- KU undergraduate symposium to present extraordinary range of research April 14
- KU chancellor issues statement about shootings at Virginia Tech
- KU Medical Center leader to speak at annual Women’s Recognition Program
- Panel of former governors to discuss politics and policy at KU’s Dole Institute
- KU professor to discuss, sign copies of ‘Inside the Economist’s Mind’
- President of Music Educators National Conference to visit KU
- Candlelight vigil scheduled for tonight at campanile
- Student group creates banner, hands out ribbons to honor victims of shooting
- KU students, faculty member receive awards at research symposium
- Founder of Canada’s Doctors Without Borders to speak at KU
- International expert on transparency and accountability to give lecture at KU
- Students from area schools participate in KU math competition
KU, Haskell students to present research April 24 at annual symposium
The 500 Nations/Bridges to the Baccalaureate Program, which encourages minority students to pursue biomedical science careers at the two universities, sponsors the symposium.
- New KU bioengineering degrees reflect Kansas biosciences boom
- KU law school recognized for increasing diversity among students
- KU chancellor issues statement on death of student John Kleine
- KU political science department announces spring awards, honor society members
- Three to receive top honor from KU School of Engineering
- KU trumpet ensemble chosen as finalist at national competition
- Day camps at KU’s Natural History Museum now registering
Graduation stories: KU senior finds happiness helping others
Paige Giblin took her ailing grandmother’s advice to “find a career you will be passionate about.”
- KU Mortar Board initiates new members for 2007-08
- KU senior wins national Phi Kappa Phi fellowship to pursue master’s in classics
Graduation stories: KU staff member overcomes cancer to complete master’s
Sofia Galarza Liu helped digitize the Spencer art museum’s collections and finished her master’s degree, all while battling cancer.
- Media advisory: Senator to speak to KU School of Engineering board, dean
- KU junior receives 2007 Elizabeth Sherbon Dance Award
- Conference at KU will focus on revolutionary financial reporting technology
Graduation stories: KU gave graduating senior her first real sense of community
Sarah Stacy is graduating with bachelor’s degrees in political science, Spanish and international studies.
Graduation stories: KU senior is giving peace a chance
Jon Dennis founded KU Peacebuliders, a student group dedicated to forming a more just society.
- KU graduates to make traditional walk through campanile, down hill May 20
- 10th annual Wheat State Whirlwind Tour to breeze through 1,200 miles of Kansas
- KU business students’ stock portfolio wins first in national competition
Graduation stories: KU student helps turn pantry staples into delicious meals
Paula Pyle is preparing a book that addresses basic concepts of planning and preparing meals for families on a budget.
- New class will teach KU students how to make wise financial decisions
- Dean of KU’s pharmacy school presents Matchett award to Wichita senior
- Wheat State Whirlwind Tour to visit Topeka, Barnes, Marysville, Concordia
Graduation stories: KU student’s education put on hold to serve in Iraq
Neil Melton was deployed overseas in April 2003. He spent more than a year in Iraq and Kuwait.
Graduation stories: Native American student is first in family to earn bachelor’s
Talia Martin transfered to KU from Haskell Indian Nations University through the 500 Nations program.
- Challenges to rural communities focus of day two of Wheat State Whirlwind Tour
- KU art students completing project for Douglas County Dental Clinic
- KU takes first step toward creating emergency text messaging system
- KU announces more than 4,000 spring candidates for degrees
- Kansas Public Radio sweeps awards at Associated Press ceremony
- School of Business honors two distinguished alumni
- Day four of Wheat State Whirlwind Tour starts in Dodge City
- Graduation stories 2007 gallery
- Distinguished Service Citation, KU’s highest honor, to be presented May 20
- Seven KU business students receive first Positive Code of Conduct Awards
- Cottonwood Falls, Council Grove among Wheat State Whirlwind Tour stops May 25
- Kansas Geological Survey book focuses on environmental trends, climate changes
- Election report from KU’s faculty governance
Graduation stories: KU engineering major lands dream job in Japan
Anthony Raymond will work for the Bosch Group as an automotive engineer.
- More than 150 KU students to be recognized at honors program ceremony
- KU business professor honored for lifetime of service to accounting association
- Area students to take part in Duke TIP ceremony at KU
Graduation stories: Two KU women to be commissioned as officers at White House
The commissioning takes place just a few days before both women will participate in another ritual — walking down the hill at KU’s commencement.
2007 Campanile Award winner uses music to support cancer awareness
Kristopher Kennedy and his band, Crux Against Cancer, raised more than $2,200 for the American Cancer Society with two concerts in Lawrence.
- Dissertation prizes go to history, medicinal chemistry doctoral graduates
- Evading history: Grammar changes in textbook inspire Whitcomb prize winner
- Artists from Iran to visit KU during trip to United States
Graduation stories: Brothers have connection when it comes to giving direction
Tyler and Trey Glapa hope to become the next Farrelly brothers, the duo known for films such as “Dumb and Dumber” and “There’s Somthing About Mary.”
- KU proposal offers freshmen no tuition increase for four years
- KU’s Phi Beta Kappa chapter inducts 103 new members
- KU senior’s essay on Soviet animation wins Laird contest
- Richard Levy selected for distinguished professorship in constitutional law at KU
Lawrence junior wins KU Alumni Association’s class ring contest
Stacy Dashiell, a native of Cottonwood Falls, will specialize in family medicine when she begins her residency training after graduation.
- Looking to heavens, KU researchers solve puzzling extinctions on Earth
- Graduation stories: ‘Wheel of Fortune’ winnings help medical student adopt child
- KU Alumni Association to welcome new students with picnic June 5 in McPherson
- KU Alumni Association to welcome new students with picnic June 6 in Hutchinson
KU professor publishes three books on African-American writers and their craft
The books are about Langston Hughes, Frank Marshall Davis and Sterling A. Brown.
- Driven to Cure license plate commitment forms now available
- KU professor emeritus John Brushwood dies at 87
- Photo gallery of the 2007 Wheat State Whirlwind Tour
- KU chancellor, faculty to visit China to develop exchange programs
- KU’s Confucius Institute celebrates first year, plans for future
- Dole Institute to offer tour of archive in Mandarin Chinese
- KU special education doctoral students earn national recognition
- Two KU School of Law alumni honored at graduation ceremony
- Police complete search; no evidence of threat
- KU math department honors students, faculty at 50th annual spring banquet
- Kansas Geological Survey honors four outstanding KU students
- KU design students chosen to have artwork displayed at Smithsonian
- Hall Center announces 2007-08 Humanities Lecture Series
- KU to host about 350 high school seniors for Sunflower Girls State June 3-8
KU librarian wins international award for eBook on Kansas artists
The dictionary contains listings for artists from throughout Kansas, including Peabody, Howard, Manhattan, Wichita, Ottawa and Topeka.
- KU students complete Global Awareness Program
- KU Alumni Association welcomes new students with picnic June 18 in Emporia
- KU Alumni Association welcomes new students to June 19 picnic in Great Bend
National psychological association honors KU expert on community development
Jerry A. Schultz, an anthropologist and community psychologist, is the co-developer of the Internet-based Community Tool Box.
- KU School of Fine Arts students earn scholarships, awards at gallery show
- KU Alumni Association welcomes new students to June 28 picnic in Wichita
Engineering students win highest finish ever at California race-car competition
Eighty teams from around the world designed, built and drove a small formula-style race car at the competition.
- China becomes two-week classroom for KU graduate students
- Seven KU students receive Freeman-Asia scholarships for study in Asia
- KU doctoral student wins national Science and Innovation Award
Audio-Reader to offer recordings of veterans publication
Veterans Voices is a Kansas City-based therapeutic publication for veterans sharing personal experiences and emotions.
KU helps host annual Kansas Latino Youth Leadership Institute
The summit was attended by high school students and those in post-secondary programs planning to transfer to four-year colleges.
- KU’s English department announces more than $39,000 in annual prizes
- Participants in National Association of Student Councils conference to visit KU
KU students help bring a bit of Kansas to German town
The event took place in Eutin, which is Lawrence’s sister city. Eutin is observing its 750th anniversary this year.
- Portion of Jayhawk Boulevard to close for construction of new traffic booth
- KU Alumni Association welcomes new students with July 12 picnic in Wellington
Warren named interim vice provost for research and graduate studies; Roberts completes decade with research center
Steve Warren will lead the KU Center for Research pending national search to replace Jim Roberts, who will resume his role as a professor of electrical engineering.
- KU junior wins Best in Show prize in design contest
- KU negotiates higher federal research reimbursement rate
Chaguturu takes charge of high throughput screening lab at KU
The high throughput screening lab at KU is a key resource in drug discovery that is utilized by research initiatives such as the KU Cancer Center.
- KU study helps researchers predict atmospheric methane levels
- Kansas African American Affairs Commission to hold meeting at KU
- KU Alumni Association welcomes new students to July 19 picnic in Garden City
Legendary KU researcher updates his classic book ‘The Bees of the World’
Charles Michener’s new 992-page tome is an extensive rework of the celebrated first edition, which Science magazine deemed a “magnum opus.”
- Media advisory: Udall Foundation tour includes stops at KU, Haskell
- KU Alumni Association welcomes new students to July 26 picnic in Manhattan
KU’s Dole Institute announces 2007 public service scholarship recipients
The recipients, all 2007 Kansas high schools graduates, represent the largest class of Dole scholars since the program began in 2005.
Kansas Law Enforcement Training Center releases rendering of new facilities
The new dorm and training space are part of a $16 million capital improvement project at the center.
Fifth edition of KU Women of Distinction calendar available Aug. 13
Among places to find the calendar are the Student Involvement and Leadership Center on the Lawrence campus, the Edwards Campus in Overland Park and the KU Medical Center in Kansas City, Kan.
- KU to test emergency notification system in 40 campus buildings
Traditions Night 2007 photo gallery
New and returning students, along with university officials, alumni and Lawrence community members, gathered in Memorial Stadium to learn about the songs, stories and spirit unique to KU.
- Rock Chalk Road Show to visit 60 Kansas high schools, meet families in five cities
Jonathan Earle named interim director of KU’s Dole Institute
Earle will step in for Bill Lacy, who has taken a leave of absence to manage former Tennessee Sen. Fred Thompson’s exploratory presidential campaign committee.
- Kemper fellowships handed out to four more KU professors
- KU academics continue to garner national notice
Top ACT score earns Olathe freshman KU’s Perfect Achievement Scholarship
Valued at about $58,000 for four years, KU's Perfect Achievement Scholarship is available to Kansas high school graduates who achieve a top score on the ACT or SAT exams.
- Three more KU professors receive Kemper fellowships from surprise patrol
- Kansas Geological Survey researchers receive grant to study ancient climate
KU’s fine arts dean to step down at end of academic year
Steve Hedden became dean of the School of Fine Arts in 2003. He has been at KU for five years.
KU announces dates of 2008 all-university special events
The dates are announced about a year in advance to aid in planning.
- War, peace and politics: Dole Institute to explore hot topics in September
- KU senior’s urban mobility project puts her in semifinals of international competition
Preeminent KU research group safeguards bridges in Kansas and beyond
In the wake of the deadly Minneapolis bridge collapse, KU’s decades-long mission to make bridges safer has added urgency.
- Campuswide panel to explore the ‘path forward’ from Sept. 11
- KU offering business cards to students
- KU’s Osher Institute announces fall schedule and two new partners
Biographer Arnold Rampersad to give lecture about Ralph Ellison on Sept. 27
Rampersad’s latest book has been described as the definitive account of Ellison, whose only novel, “The Invisible Man,” won the 1953 National Book Award.
- KU researchers promote positive parenting through technology
- ‘Hawk Talk’ to provide information about KU to prospective students
- KU to honor 244 high school seniors from three counties Sept. 19 in Lawrence
- KU chancellor speaks on status of university at faculty-staff convocation
- Provost Richard Lariviere speaks to faculty and staff at convocation
- Two KU alumnae on list of top 100 most powerful women in the world
- Dole Institute to host Pulitzer Prize-winning newspaper columnist
- KU to honor 79 high school seniors from three counties Sept. 19 in McPherson
- KU on Wheels and SafeRide hold campuswide logo contest
- KU-backed reading project earns $3.4 million Department of Education grant
- Media advisory: KU chancellor and officials to present grant to literacy program
- Victor Frost to step down as director of KU’s telecommunication research center
- KU to honor high school seniors from Chautauqua, Cowley counties on Sept. 26
- KU plans variety of activities in celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month
- Dole Institute to host Supreme Court discussion, Constitution Day events
- Media advisory: Chair of FDIC to hold news conference before giving lecture at KU
- KU to honor 54 high school seniors from four Kansas counties Sept. 27 in Hays
Army officer to speak at Dole Institute on his experience in Iraq
Maj. Andrew Harvey also is a graduate student in political science at KU.
- KU engineering competition allows students’ creativity to soar
- KU launches investigation into release of personal data
- KU housing department announces 2007-08 student leaders
- Kansas Editors Day to feature NBC news correspondent
- KU to honor 135 high school seniors from two Kansas counties Oct. 3 in Hutchinson
- KU to honor 84 high school seniors from four Kansas counties Oct. 3 in Salina
- KU Youth Chorus seeks members
- Enrollment data shows KU attracts diverse, dedicated students
- KU Edwards Campus enrollment increase hits historic high
- National, interdisciplinary conference on Aaron Douglas to take place at KU
- Gift will enhance KU’s collection of African-American research materials
- Media advisory: Danforth Chapel’s rededication ceremony set for Saturday
KU researcher checks out controversial payday lenders
Data shows lenders tend to locate in lower-income, high-population areas and neighborhoods close to military bases.
- University Theatre to stage Irish drama ‘Translations’
- KU to honor public management program participants Sept. 26 in Liberal
- Danforth Chapel re-opens to new splendor
Civil rights leader, congressman to receive Dole Leadership Prize
John Lewis has been at the center of the civil rights movement since the early 1960s and has represented Georgia’s fifth district in the U.S. House of Representatives since 1987.
- Media advisory: Aaron Douglas events scheduled Sept. 26-29
- KU program receives award for pollution prevention
- KU chancellor praises expansion of financial aid
- KU’s Breast Cancer Awareness Week to begin Saturday
- KU event links eastern and western Kansas for vital ‘State of the State’ discussion
- KU to honor 44 high school seniors from Anderson, Franklin counties Oct. 10
- Music festival in Italy founded by KU piano student outgrows location, scope
- KU senior wins Kansas City AIGA chapter scholarship for graphic designers
- KU to honor 60 high school seniors from Cherokee and Labette counties Oct. 15
- KU to honor 258 high school seniors from southern Johnson County Oct. 17 in Olathe
- KU announces findings of investigation into inappropriate disposal of documents
- KU School of Medicine selects 12 Scholars in Rural Health
- National aeronautics association honors current KU student, recent graduate
- KU Libraries receives grant to help fund jazz programs
- Hemenway to speak at ceremony installing chancellor at University of Nebraska-Omaha
- Saturday’s football game to feature flyover in honor of military personnel
- Native American science students from KU, K-State and Haskell to explore Kaw River
- English Alternative Theatre sponsors contest in conjunction with one-act plays
- Former volunteers to speak at annual gala about their Peace Corps experiences
- School reform expert to speak at KU
- KU chancellor issues statement on death of John J. Conard Sr.
- Irish theater company to host workshops, perform at KU
- KU groups work to raise awareness of global poverty
- KU professor wins national award for work with children who have disabilities
- Governor, officials and researchers to tackle reservoir sediment at KU-hosted summit
KU freshman’s business plan for bilingual tanning salon wins national award
Julio Mata Jr. earned first place for his presentation at the United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Foundation’s BizFest training workshop and competition.
- KU nominates five for prestigious Rhodes, Marshall scholarship competitions
- Conservative political reporter Robert Novak to speak at Dole Institute
- Media advisory: Fossil event preview at the KU Natural History Museum
- KU to honor 213 students from Blue Valley district Oct. 22 in Stilwell
Song cycle commissioned for KU voice professor featured on benefit CD
Joyce Castle is rehearsing for the New York City Opera’s Oct. 27 opening of “Cendrillon,” which will be dedicated to the late Beverly Sills.
- KU Natural History Museum to identify visitors’ treasures
- Media advisory: KU’s Black Leadership Symposium to draw 300 students
- KU to honor 91 high school students from three Kansas counties Nov. 5 in Manhattan
Workshops to offer lessons in traditional African drumming, dancing
Maputo and Mawuenyega Mensah, brothers who were raised in Ghana, now teach others about their culture’s traditions.
- KU researchers honored as fellows by world’s largest science society
- Media advisory: Rep. Nancy Boyda to visit KU campus
- KU hosts annual career fair for future educators
- High school students win $100 prizes at KU’s Black Leadership Symposium
New edition of photographic history of KU features 21st century images
Beginning with an 1867 photo of a treeless ridge known as Mount Oread, the book tells the story of the KU’s growth from a single building to the dynamic educational center it is today.
- Victorian literature scholar to give lecture Nov. 5 at KU
- KU to honor 214 high school seniors from Shawnee County on Nov. 13
- KU to honor 32 high school seniors from Osage, Wabaunsee counties Nov. 13
Fossil record reveals elusive jellyfish more than 500 million years old
The KU researchers’ findings will be published today in PLos ONE, an online peer-reviewed journal by the Public Library of Science.
- Researcher at KU School of Nursing gives family caregivers a checkup
- KU to honor 157 high school seniors from Wyandotte County on Nov. 14
- KU to honor 40 high school seniors from Montgomery County on Nov. 14
- KU’s School of Business named one of the best in the nation
- Princeton Review includes KU in its ‘Best 170 Law Schools’
- Dole Institute to host Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi
- KU to celebrate 50 years of Murphy Hall, home of the performing arts
- Dole Institute plans two events to pay tribute to veterans
- KU debaters take second at Harvard meet, remain first in national rankings
- KU to honor 65 high school seniors from four Kansas counties Nov. 15 in Emporia
‘The Music Man’ to be staged at KU with 41-member cast, symphony orchestra
The nephew of famed composer Meredith Willson was a freshman at KU in the fall of 1958, the year “The Music Man” opened on Broadway.
- University Advising Center celebrates 10 years of helping students
- Dean’s Scholars to be recognized at Nov. 5 reception
- KU’s Center for Sustainability announces leadership award winners
- Finalists in English Alternative Theatre’s writing contest to give readings Nov. 9-11
- 49 KU students to volunteer at seven Alternative Winter Breaks sites
KU senior advances in Rhodes scholarship competition
The Rhodes Foundation selects 32 scholars annually.
- KU Crime Stoppers announces $1,000 reward in Lewis Hall incidents
- ROTC units plan vigils for Veterans Day
- Two KU seniors win 2007 ExCEL Awards
- University leaders offer condolences after death of Todd Risley
- School of Social Welfare plans career day
- ROTC to conduct training exercises
- Former Saudi official to give 2007 Diplomat’s Forum Lecture at KU
- KU chancellor elected to prestigious research university group
- KU seniors select five H.O.P.E. finalists, will name winner at Nov. 17 football game
- Kansas Masonic Cancer Research Institute receives $300,000 for endowed professorship
- KU students present digital news ideas to Online News Association in Toronto
- KU seeks a few more families for Betty Grimwood Thanksgiving Homestay
New faculty member in KU business school receives named professorship
DeYoung has extensive experience at the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago and the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation in Washington, D.C.
- Nancy Pelosi postpones visit to KU’s Dole Institute
- KU plans numerous events as part of International Education Week
- Gift establishes scholarship to enhance opportunities for undergraduates in English
- Two former congressmen to spend Nov. 11-13 on KU campus
Media advisory: Three-star general to visit KU
Lt. Gen. William B. Caldwell IV is commanding general of the U.S. Army Combined Arms Center and Fort Leavenworth.
- Politics and bond market study by KU doctoral student wins national award
- Chancellor issues statement of death of KU student Aaron Caldwell
KU scientist elected fellow of national geology organization
Marios Sophocleous has been at the Kansas Geological Survey since 1978 and is an adjunct professor of geology at KU.
- Visiting paleontologist brings ‘Sea Monsters’ to life on screen, in print
- KU’s linguistics department marks 40th anniversary, creates lecture series
- KU Libraries adds architectural images to collection
Scholarship established in memory of KU student who died in apartment fire
In the past two years, the Nicole Bingham Memorial Scholarship Fund has grown to $30,000.
- Acts chosen for KU’s annual Rock Chalk Revue variety show
- Media advisory: KU to announce multi-million dollar grant for new teaching program
- KU Bookstores to reveal new showroom during annual Holiday Bash
- Life Span Institute bestows two graduate research assistant awards
- KU student diagnosed with hepatitis A; risk low for other students
- KU plans recognition ceremonies for fall graduates, ROTC members
Math and science teaching program at KU awarded $2.4 million grant
The grant will benefit UKanTeach, a new program that leads to a degree in science or math as well as a teaching license in four years.
- Three KU students receive Judy Ruedlinger scholarships