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Wed, 05/21/2014 — Eleven graduating University of Kansas seniors in the TRIO McNair Scholars Program in the Achievement & Assessment Institute have received certificates, awards and special scholarly cords honoring their completion of the rigorous program....

Wed, 05/21/2014 — A study co-authored by a University of Kansas professor shows that gang presence in schools is not only disruptive to a safe learning environment, it could also lead to more frequent and more aggressive incidents of sexual harassment. Anjali...

Tue, 05/20/2014 — A $25 million lead gift from the Hall Family Foundation is a catalyst for the University of Kansas Medical Center to move forward on plans to construct a $75 million health education building in Kansas City, Kansas. The building’s total...

Tue, 05/20/2014 — A University of Kansas researcher has traced an unlikely source at the root of helping open up the vast Pacific Ocean to exploitation in the modern age: guano. That’s right. There’s much more than it would seem to bird excrement, as its...

Tue, 05/20/2014 — and Harry Potter fans would approve
Tue, 05/20/2014 — LAWRENCE — The discovery of species that are new to science...

Tue, 05/20/2014 — Roll with the ’Hawks is the theme for the 2014 University of Kansas Homecoming celebration, which will begin Sunday, Sept. 21, and feature daily activities leading up to the KU-Texas football game Saturday, Sept. 27, in Memorial...

Mon, 05/19/2014 — Much like key players in social networks, University of Kansas scientists have found evidence that there are keywords in word networks that hold together groups of words in our memory. In a study published in the Journal of Memory and Language,...

Mon, 05/19/2014 — How severely children are abused, rather than how frequently, appears to predict which children will suffer serious mental health outcomes, according to the first study from one of the most in-depth analyses of the mental health of foster...

Mon, 05/19/2014 —  The University of Kansas Political Science Department honored its top students at their Recognition Ceremony, with awards and induction into Pi Sigma Alpha last month at the Adams Alumni Center. Twenty-eight students were inducted into the...

Mon, 05/19/2014 — The University of Kansas Audio-Reader Network, a reading and information service for the blind and print-disabled, will have a new development director effective June 8. Feloniz Lovato-Winston will step into the position, currently held by...

Fri, 05/16/2014 — The Office of Public Affairs at the University of Kansas is seeking project requests for the proceeds of the Proud To Be A Jayhawk tailgating fundraiser. Kansas Athletics will again donate the proceeds from KU football program sales to assist...

Fri, 05/16/2014 — For the past four year years, Olathe Public Schools and University of Kansas Department of History have partnered in a $814,000 U.S. Department of Education Teaching American History grant. The program, titled Connecting Learning and...

Fri, 05/16/2014 — The University of Kansas Department of Design was named Best School at the 10th annual National Student Show earlier this month. It is the third year in a row the department has won the show’s top academic award. “We are thrilled to have...

Thu, 05/15/2014 — Marta Caminero-Santangelo, professor of English, has been named acting vice provost for faculty development at the University of Kansas, effective Monday, May 19. Caminero-Santangelo will serve in the place of Mary Lee Hummert, who will take on...

Thu, 05/15/2014 — Political prognosticators expect women candidates in a number of states to play prominent roles in U.S. gubernatorial elections this fall. And Hillary Clinton is currently in strong position to be the first woman to secure a major party's...

Thu, 05/15/2014 — More than 4,000 graduates are expected to take part in the traditional walk through the Memorial Campanile and down the Hill at the University of Kansas during the 142nd annual Commencement on Sunday, May 18, at Memorial Stadium. Stadium gates...

Thu, 05/15/2014 — As the Spencer Museum of Art’s celebrated exhibition “James Turrell: Gard Blue” draws to a close, the art museum has announced that collectors Mark and Lauren Booth have donated a significant work of art by Turrell, an internationally...

Thu, 05/15/2014 — The names of nearly 4,450 candidates for degree from the University of Kansas this spring — representing 88 Kansas counties, 45 other states and and 41 other countries — have been announced by the University Registrar. Degrees are officially...

Thu, 05/15/2014 — As the world turns to Brazil for the 2014 World Cup, University of Kansas faculty are available to speak to the media about their expertise in Brazil. KU experts can discuss Brazil’s tourism promotion, environmental changes, race relations and...

Thu, 05/15/2014 — Half the marine mollusk species in a new study are projected to lose a big slice of their North Atlantic habitat to global climate change in this century, according to a researcher at the University of Kansas.  Erin Saupe, who spearheaded the...


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Doug Ward was touring Lewis Hall with his son, incoming freshman Ethan, when he noticed the new residence halls under construction. The halls will open in fall 2015. Ward, who also is an associate professor of journalism, says, “Most of us spend our time in a relatively small section of the university. I like seeing what’s going on in places I can’t get to." What modern feature could you not live without in your residence hall? Tags: KU William Allen White School of Journalism and Mass Communications #exploreKU #ResidenceHalls #MoveIn #Freshman #College #Construction

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