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In another life, Amber Fraley might have studied biology. Now, the Lawrence writer has channeled her love of the natural world into a novel that tells the mysterious story of a KU freshman’s first year on campus.
A male student was found dead in his room at Gertrude Sellards Pearson Residence Hall at KU Thursday evening, according to KU Public Safety.
Community members gathered Saturday for an event celebrating the opening of “Indigenous Space,” the inaugural exhibition of the Edgar Heap of Birds Family Gallery inside Chalmers Hall at KU.
Chalmers Hall on the KU campus is now home to a brand-new gallery dedicated to Indigenous excellence in the visual arts.
Since 1986, Lawrence’s Sister Cities program has planted the seed for marriages between Lawrencians and residents in Eutin, Germany; brought our quilting community closer to the one in Hiratsuka, Japan; and even helped KU Theatre collaborate on a Greek tragedy performed in the ancient open-air theatre of Iniades, Greece.
KU and the Graduate Teaching Assistants Coalition have reached a joint impasse on the biggest issue facing a new contract for graduate workers: their salary.
KU will stick with plans to bring students back to campus next week for the spring semester, the administration announced Monday, as Douglas County continues to face record-breaking numbers of new COVID-19 cases.
A fledgling association of construction contractors led by two political lobbyists is developing a plan to persuade the Kansas Legislature to make an unprecedented seven-year, $315 million investment to shrink the academic building repair backlog at the state’s six public universities.