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Kansas Board of Regents contemplates 5% to 7% tuition hikes at public state universities
KU and the state’s other five public universities recommended Wednesday the Kansas Board of Regents authorize tuition increases ranging from 5% to 7% in the upcoming school year.
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Earthwork artist Stan Herd breaks ground on project honoring Bob Dole
Kansas artist Stan Herd, known worldwide for his earthworks, broke ground Tuesday on a project that will honor U.S. Sen. Bob Dole, who died in December 2021 at age 98.
Lifelong Lawrencian finds her niche in advocacy and scholarship at KU
When Cherin Russell returned to college in the spring of 2020, she wondered whether she could find success as a 30-year-old nontraditional undergraduate student at the University of Kansas.
KU Audio-Reader recognizes volunteers’ outstanding service, celebrates their generosity (Announcement)
”Audio-Reader’s staff was honored to celebrate their hundreds of outstanding volunteers Tuesday at the annual Volunteer Appreciation Banquet,” Martha Kehr, communications coordinator for KU Audio-Reader, writes.
KU architecture students are finalists in international competition to build zero-energy home
KU architecture students this weekend unveiled Haven Studio, a house powered by renewable energy that they designed and built from the ground up.
When a Kansas county wants people to plant milkweed but a city makes them rip it out
Across the Midwest, some city codes threaten people with fines for having milkweed on their property. But experts say many places have dropped those rules to support monarchs with urban and suburban butterfly gardens.
Haskell, KU work to bring more underrepresented communities into laboratory sciences
Two dozen Haskell and KU students presented Friday about their research exploring native grasses, historical trauma, plant-based medicine and other topics.
Flag display aims to raise awareness of sexual violence on KU’s campus
More than 3,300 flags cover the Watson Lawn on the University of Kansas campus this week — one for each survivor of sexual violence at KU.
Photos: Evening Grand Entry at the First Nations Student Association Powwow
The KU First Nations Student Association’s Powwow and Indigenous Cultures Festival invited community members for a day of activities and learning on Saturday, all leading up to the evening Grand Entry.
KU First Nations Student Association Powwow celebrates Indigenous culture through dancing, presentations and activities
Community members gathered at the Lied Center Saturday to learn about and celebrate Indigenous culture through the 34th annual KU First Nations Student Association powwow.