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Volunteers needed for KU First Nations Student Association’s powwow and festival
Members of KU’s First Nations Student Association are planning their annual Powwow and Indigenous Cultures Festival, and organizers are asking for volunteers to help at the event.
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Lawrence City Commission approves economic incentives for The Crossing on KU’s west campus
Lawrence city commissioners on Tuesday approved some economic incentives that will help pay for The Crossing, new mixed-use development on KU’s west campus.
‘They’re trying to silence people’: University of Kansas group rallies in support of Iranian women
Members of the University of Kansas Iranian Community Association gathered Wednesday in front of Wescoe Hall to rally in support of Iranian women.
Student found dead in KU dorm
A University of Kansas student was found deceased in his dorm at Lewis Residence Hall Monday, according to the KU Public Safety Office.
KU Department of Design open house showcases work of past and current students
KU’s Department of Design held an open house Tuesday evening, allowing visitors to admire student projects from the visual communication, animation, illustration, photography and industrial design studios.
Juana Summers, of NPR’s ‘All Things Considered,’ set to speak at Dole Institute
Juana Summers, a journalist who has covered national politics for more than a decade, will share her insight and speak on her experience Tuesday at the Dole Institute of Politics.
KU hires repatriation program manager to coordinate return of Indigenous remains and artifacts
KU has hired Thomas Torma as repatriation program manager. Torma will be responsible for returning ancestors’ remains and funerary artifacts to tribes and tribal communities.
Editor of KU Common Book to discuss disability studies; series of public events to follow
Attendees at an upcoming virtual talk will have the chance to meet and hear from disability rights activist Alice Wong, who edited this year’s KU Common Book, “Disability Visibility.” Several related events are planned, too, starting Friday.
Monarch Watch founder and his wife give ‘seed money’ to cement organization’s legacy
Supporters of Monarch Watch celebrated the organization’s 30-year anniversary in September. Now founder Orley “Chip” Taylor and his wife, Toni, have their sights set on the conservation program’s future.
KU Theatre and Dance students to premiere their twist on ‘Love and Information’
Those who attend the KU Department of Theatre & Dance spring season opener will experience a one-of-a-kind performance.