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Yesterday, former Vice President Al Gore presented his fourth annual '24 Hours of Reality.' Broadcast to millions of people, the event is "dedicated to sparking action on climate change."
4 hrs ago | University of Kansas
Chancellor Bernadette Gray-Little has invited the University of Kansas community to a panel discussion Thursday, Sept. 18, to continue the conversation on how to work together as a community to confront sexual assault.
On Tuesday at Canon City Farmers Market, Harold Taylor of Taylor Made Arts and Lapidary holds one of the pendants he's crafted. On Tuesday at Canon City Farmers Market, Harold Taylor of Taylor Made Arts and Lapidary holds one of the pendants he's crafted.
The University of Kansas is joining 10 other major institutions in an initiative to increase graduation rates for low-income and first-generation college students. The Lawrence Journal-World reports the University Innovation Alliance will develop what the group calls a "playbook" on how to help such students complete their degrees.
Kansas education officials have secured federal approval not to release test results for last school year that experts say were rendered invalid by the technical problems and cyber attacks that plagued the state's computer-based exams. The decision means parents, teachers and school administrators won't be able to see how specific students, schools or school districts performed in mathematics and reading this year.
Students from six Kansas high schools will be honored Wednesday, Sept. 24, by the University of Kansas Alumni Association and KU Endowment.
University of Kansas Chancellor Bernadette Gray-Little promised Thursday to review how the school handles sexual assault cases, following a report by The Huffington Post that a student found guilty of "nonconsensual sex" by KU was only slapped with probation and a four-page paper to write as sanctions.
When Wichita Metro Chamber of Commerce staff organized a city-to-city trip to Austin, they knew they'd be seeing an old friend.
Kristin Saunders, Pittsburgh's new bike and pedestrian coordinator, who starts work next month, was in town last week for the four-day Pro Walk Pro Bike Pro Place conference at the David L. Lawrence Convention Center and also to scout an apartment. "It's honestly really hard for me," the 30-year-old St. Louis native said.
The researchers at the University of Kansas who monitor the seemingly everyday activities of babies are seeking to unlock the key to childhood language development. The Lawrence Journal-World reports that the KU Baby Lab at the university's Edwards Campus is studying how infants pay attention in social settings.
Lincoln University's promise got Aitza Hedgemond's attention: The incoming freshman's annual tuition would remain at $11,836 all four years, guaranteed. It was one factor that led Hedgemond to select Lincoln, a historically black university in rural Chester County, over several other schools.
As you walk around the streets of any major city, or even stride the highways and byways of small towns and suburbs, you undoubtedly notice the many people wearing the tiny headphones that attach our ears to our mobile devices. Whether people are running, strolling, or dodging other pedestrians, they seem more tuned in to what they're listening to than to the actual sounds of their environment .
Sierra Waldorf School students wander through their garden in hopes of seeing a monarch butterfly. The school's garden is an official "monarch way station."
The health and future of vital Midwestern groundwater resources will be the focus of the 59th annual Midwest Ground Water Conference, which will be Sept. 30-Oct. 2 at the Holiday Inn in Lawrence.
Updated: Wed Sep 17, 2014 11:58 am
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