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  1. Ethics expert to deliver 2018 Sutton LectureRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | University of Kansas

    Keith Darcy, an independent senior adviser to Deloitte & Touche LLP's Enterprise Compliance Services practice, will deliver the University of Kansas School of Business Walter S. Sutton Ethics Lecture at 7 p.m. Nov. 8 at Capitol Federal Hall. The lecture, which will be held in the Dicus Family Auditorium, 1111 Capitol Federal Hall, is free and open to the public, but registration is required .

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  2. Residence halls plan family-friendly Halloween eventRead the original story

    Wednesday | University of Kansas

    Gertrude Sellards Pearson and Corbin residence halls at the University of Kansas will be host to child-friendly activities, crafts and games for Halloween in the Halls. The event will take place 6-8 p.m. Oct. 26 in the lobbies of the residence halls, located at 11th and Indiana streets.

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  3. How great musicians connect with audiencesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 12 | University of Kansas

    John Tibbetts' long career as a journalist gave him entrA e to some of the world's most acclaimed artists and performers. His habit of making watercolor paintings of them and getting them to autograph the work endeared him to them even more.

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  4. University announces summer 2018 graduatesRead the original story

    Monday Oct 15 | University of Kansas

    The names of 915 graduates from the University of Kansas this summer - representing 41 Kansas counties, 40 other states and 24 other countries and territories - have been announced by the University Registrar. Some graduates already have participated in KU recognition events, while others will choose to participate in KU's 2019 Commencement ceremony, which will take place May 19. More Commencement information is available online .

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  5. KPR raises over $327K in fall membership driveRead the original story

    Monday Oct 15 | University of Kansas

    Kansas Public Radio ended another successful fall membership drive with 1,778 listener pledges, bringing in just over $327,000 and surpassing last year's campaign. KPR's 10-day membership drive, known as Fall Fanfare, ran Sept.

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  6. Lawrence community invited to KU's second annual Trunk or TreatRead the original story

    Thursday Oct 11 | University of Kansas

    The University of Kansas Student Involvement & Leadership Center, Student Alumni Network and Center for Community Outreach will host KU's second annual Trunk or Treat from 6 to 8 p.m. Oct. 26 in the Adams Alumni Center parking lot, 1266 Oread Ave., on the Lawrence campus. Admission is free.

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  7. Department's 2018 Dr. Bob Run 5K Event set for Oct. 6Read the original story

    Wednesday Oct 3 | University of Kansas

    The Department of Health, Sport & Exercise Sciences at the University of Kansas invites walkers and runners to participate in the ninth annual Dr. Bob Run 5K Event, supporting student scholarships. The 2018 Dr. Bob Run event will take place at 9 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 6, at Rim Rock Farm, located northwest of Lawrence.

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  8. Gift to Dole Institute launches Edward F. Reilly LectureRead the original story

    Wednesday Oct 3 | University of Kansas

    The Robert J. Dole Institute of Politics at the University of Kansas announced this week a gift from Edward F. Reilly Jr., to establish and endow the Edward F. Reilly Lecture. The inaugural lecture will take place at 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 4, at the institute.

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  9. School of Architecture & Design announces 2018 Distinguished Alumni AwardsRead the original story

    Saturday Sep 29 | University of Kansas

    The School of Architecture & Design at the University of Kansas has announced the recipients of the 2018 Distinguished Alumni Awards. This year's honorees are architect John Guenther, Distinguished Alumnus; designer and executive David Hill, Distinguished Alumnus; and architect Laura Eder, Young Architect/Designer.

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  10. Spencer Museum's Backyard Bash will celebrate art, nature in Marvin GroveRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 27 | University of Kansas

    The Spencer Museum of Art invites the University of Kansas and Lawrence communities to kick back with friends and neighbors in the biggest backyard on KU's campus - historic Marvin Grove - for an artful celebration of nature. The Backyard Bash is a free community event that will take place from 1-4 p.m. Sunday, Sept.

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  11. Researchers develop airborne radars to gauge US snowpack characteristics for water modelsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 24 | University of Kansas

    Next spring, researchers and students from the University of Kansas will participate in a project using a new ultra-wideband radar soaring on a plane above the Continental Divide to measure the depth and density of snowpack. Because snow that accumulates high in the Rocky Mountains melts to feed the nation's rivers, calculating its volume of stored water is imperative for managing U.S. water resources.

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  12. Neighborhood conditions play important role in mortality but vary by race, study findsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 21 | University of Kansas

    Living in a more disadvantaged neighborhood has a much stronger effect on mortality risk for low-income white Americans than members of a minority group, including black Americans and foreign-born or U.S.-born Hispanic Americans, according to a study that includes a University of Kansas sociology researcher. Jarron Saint Onge, KU associate professor of sociology, said the findings support past research that suggests the important role of place of residence on health and mortality.

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  13. United Way campus fund drive will begin Oct. 1 with Kickoff FairRead the original story

    Monday Sep 24 | University of Kansas

    The 2018 United Way of Douglas County campus fund drive begins Oct. 1 with a Kickoff Fair from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on the lawns in front of Watson Library and Stauffer-Flint Hall. Kevin Smith, dean of KU Libraries and chair of this year's KU United Way campaign, spoke about how exciting the launch of the campaign is for KU.

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  14. Eight KU seniors named finalists for 28th annual Ex.C.E.L. AwardsRead the original story

    Monday Sep 24 | University of Kansas

    Eight finalists have been selected for the 28th annual Excellence in Community, Education and Leadership Awards at the University of Kansas. The finalists, all seniors, will participate in the Homecoming parade at 6 p.m. Thursday, Sept.

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  15. KU announces Mortar Board inducteesRead the original story

    Thursday Sep 20 | University of Kansas

    The Torch chapter of Mortar Board National College Senior Honor Society at the University of Kansas has announced its new members. Members of Mortar Board are dedicated to scholarship, leadership and service.

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  16. Lecture: 'Setting a Tribal Research Agenda'Read the original story

    Tuesday Sep 18 | University of Kansas

    A scholar with extensive experience working with Native American students will give a talk on how universities can collaborate with tribal communities to meet their research interests. Ed Galindo, faculty member at the University of Idaho and associate director for education and diversity for the NASA Idaho Space Grant Consortium will speak at 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept.

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  17. KU to host STEM teaching institute this weekRead the original story

    Tuesday Sep 18 | University of Kansas

    The University of Kansas has gained international attention with its work in student-centered learning over the past five years. That leadership will be on display this week as instructors and administrators from a dozen research universities and educational organizations gather in Lawrence for a three-day institute on teaching and learning.

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  18. KU community mourns death of professor emeritus Ron FranciscoRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 18 | University of Kansas

    The University of Kansas community is saddened to announce the death of Professor Emeritus Ron Francisco at the age of 70 after a long illness. He was with his family in Oklahoma.

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  19. Howard and Debra Cohen of Leawood to receive Homecoming Spirit of 1912 AwardRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 17, 2018 | University of Kansas

    The University of Kansas Alumni Association and the student-led Homecoming Steering Committee have named Howard and Debra Cohen of Leawood as winners of this year's Rich and Judy Billings Spirit of 1912 Award. The annual award recognizes Jayhawks who consistently display school spirit, pride and tradition.

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  20. KU center part of $27M grant to boost literacy for struggling Kansas readersRead the original story

    Sep 7, 2018 | University of Kansas

    The Center for Research on Learning at the University of Kansas has been selected to be part of a $27 million federal grant to help schools across the state boost language and literacy skills for struggling readers. The grant was awarded by the Kansas State Department of Education as part of the Striving Readers Comprehensive Literacy Initiative funded by the U.S. Department of Education.

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