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Colleges, districts collaborate to offer degree in three years

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Medicinal chemistry researcher receives fellowship

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Dole Institute releases Oral History Project online

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Brain imaging study examines second-language learning skills

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NASA grant will help KU researcher reveal polar ice details

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Twin study suggests language delay due more to nature than nurture

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The Huffington PostWed, 07/30/2014
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

Inside KU: Military language training, bullying, arthritis and KU's Panorama "Inside KU" explains how a Department of Defense grant is helping to provide real-world language training to military personnel soon to be deployed around the world. Learn more about KU Graduate Military Programs at (http://bit.ly/1rZHgAh). Also: KU researchers are working with Kansas schools to develop policies to stop bullying (See http://bit.ly/1jvhpxL). Bioengineering students at KU work on a potential treatment for arthritis (See KU-BERC at http://bit.ly/W1zAR5). The historic Panorama in KU's Natural History Museum is being expertly preserved (See http://bit.ly/1mPqJNd). The Time Warner Cable Sports Network's "Inside KU" is hosted by Jeannie Hodes.


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