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Performance artist Gabrielle Civil will perform her latest work, “The Déjà Vu,” during an upcoming visit to KU.
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Education deans at public universities in Kansas working on solutions to a K-12 teacher shortage want to dramatically expand over three years state financial aid for college students in education programs and to implement a partnership to uniformly compensate student teachers.
The Dole Institute of Politics at KU recently assembled a panel to explore potential of a Trump-Biden contest, weigh the standing of alternative candidates for president and consider issues that could factor into the outcome of the election.
Oftentimes, Black people are lumped into one box. An online literature exhibit by KU students works to show the range of cultures and lived experiences among Black people across the western hemisphere.
KU has created a committee to administer the repatriation of Indigenous remains in its possession and is working to reconcile with the university’s Indigenous communities, according to a campus update.
The University of Kansas has selected 54 students for undergraduate research awards, including 14 students from Lawrence and one from Lecompton.
Restoring life safety and functional integrity to nearly 500 academic or research buildings on state university campuses in the Kansas Board of Regents system would cost an estimated $1.2 billion, officials said Thursday.
College algebra is a requirement at most universities, but one in three college students fails the course. The Kansas Board of Regents is exploring a new system that would align math requirements to a student’s field of study.
Two defendants plan to give public apologies Saturday for their theft of Indigenous artwork from KU’s campus last year. For two others accused of vandalizing the artwork, their criminal cases have just begun.
A panel of political strategists and journalists said unraveling of abortion rights by the U.S. Supreme Court and antics of former President Donald Trump recast the 2022 election cycle to save Democrats from humiliating Republican seizure of both the U.S. House and Senate.