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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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Student emergency fund will honor retiring director of theatre at KU
KU’s Department of Theatre & Dance wants to ensure Katherine Pryor’s legacy and values live on through an endowed student emergency fund that will prioritize helping students from historically oppressed populations, according to the department.
KU football hires Buffalo coach Lance Leipold as program’s 40th coach
The University of Kansas has the next leader of its embattled football program. Weeks after […]
KU Theatre & Dance to premiere ‘Changemakers’ for season finale performance
The KU Department of Theatre & Dance this week will hold a run of its season finale, “Changemakers,” based on stories of community leaders, activists and frontline workers and reflecting social justice movements.
KU School of Music to perform 2 modern operas examining sexual assault, transgender identity
A University of Kansas School of Music graduate will see part of her dissertation project come to life on Tuesday as part of a virtual double-bill feature through the Lied Center of Kansas.
Belgian ambassador to U.S. will deliver 2021 Dole Institute lecture in May
For only the second time, a seated ambassador to the United States will be a […]
KU names first director of tribal relations, to work with Haskell in advancing Native American student success
The University of Kansas has named Melissa Peterson its first director of tribal relations, a […]
KU’s African & African-American studies department finally able to celebrate 50-year anniversary after COVID-19 forces delay
After a tumultuous spring and summer in 1970 — which included the firebombing of the Kansas Union and the killing of Rick “Tiger” Dowdell, a Black KU student, by a Lawrence police officer — KU gave final approval for the creation of an African Studies department that July.
A gallery of Lawrence: KU campus in springtime
Thank you to our readers who contributed to this gallery on Wednesday! After we got […]
Miniconference ‘Sounds of Sovereignty’ to highlight Indigenous American audio journalism
A free, two-day, virtual miniconference today and Thursday will explore Indigenous American audio journalism. The […]