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10/07/2014 - Events announced for KU Hunger Awareness Month

10/01/2014 - Philosophy professor to explore the posthuman in Hall Center Humanities Lecture Series

09/19/2014 - Chancellor, provost's office host forum on sexual assault

09/19/2014 - Communication studies professor receives career achievement award

09/18/2014 - KU to explore large data applications at genomic biodiversity summit

09/17/2014 - University host of panel Thursday on sexual assault

09/15/2014 - Reception to welcome new faculty to the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences

08/29/2014 - The Commons announces Red Hot Research participants

08/25/2014 - The Commons announces interdisciplinary starter grants

05/08/2014 -Hall Center announces Humanities Lecture Series speakers for 2014-2015

04/25/2014 - Artist to visit for 'Very Nervous System'

04/17/2014 - Lecturer to speak on future of higher education

04/08/2014 - Award-winning photographer Mark Klett to speak

04/08/2014 - Interdisciplinary research team to look at land-use change in Mexico

04/07/2014 - Scholar to lecture on U.S. politics, media

03/25/2014 - Panel discusses social media and free speech'

03/12/2014 - Experts to discuss intersection of free speech, social media

03/05/2014 - Museum's Panorama work begins this month

02/22/2014 - Lecturer to present 'Language and Learning in a Dangerous Age'

01/22/2014 - Student design teams to develop projects addressing climate change

12/05/2013 - Panel discussion at The Commons will address free speech

06/13/2013 - The Commons awards interdisciplinary research funds

04/12/2013 - Researchers to host 'food utopias' workshop

04/05/2013 - Microsoft researcher to speak at next Idea Cafe

03/29/2013 - Conference will address global drought, conservation

02/20/2013 - Researcher reviews a thousand years of drought in Kansas

02/15/2013 - Symposium will examine future of water in Kansas

02/11/2013 - The Commons to host debate on 'Our Technology, Our Future

01/15/2013 - The Commons announces artist in residence as part of Data & Democracy theme

12/02/2012 - Interdisciplinary research grant awarded by The Commons

09/18/2012 - KU to present first Research Sharing Session

05/03/2012 - KU Doesn't Look Far from Nest for Next Group of Jayhawk Scholars

05/03/2012 - The Commons Announces Interdisciplinary Research Awards

03/06/2012 - EPA administrator to speak at town hall meeting

02/08/2012 - Professor to explore antievolution controversies in Hall Center lecture

01/20/2012 - Film festival at The Commons features talk by filmmaker, KU alumnus Carl Deal

11/30/2011 - Promoting Well-Being, Finding Cures focus of second KU strategic initiative summit

11/17/2011 - First KU strategic initiative summit to explore theme of Sustaining the Planet, Powering the World

10/19/2011- Mingtian Zhao Yang: Talented classical piano student chooses KU

05/13/2011 - Student installation at the Commons provides opportunity for collaboration

04/21/2011 - Art installation combines music and visuals with climate change data

04/11/2011 - Four researchers chosen for first-ever University Scholarly Achievement Awards

02/17/2011 - The Commons bestows funding for research, artist projects

02/07/2011 - Lecture series to explore Evolution and Human Affairs from multiple angles

1/01/2010 - KU to host symposium on use of wind energy in the Flint Hills

05/18/2010 - Vacationers nationwide pack their bags for KU's Mini College

02/16/2010 - Poet Fred Moten to speak Feb 24-25 at KU

02/09/2010 - Spooner Hall to undergo $1.1 million exterior renovation

02/02/2010 - Lecture series to explore 'Writing Jazz'

10/06/2009 - University building renovation singled out by architectural association

08/18/2009 - The Commons enhances multidisciplinary focus

03/26/2009 - Lt. Gov. Mark Parkinson visiting KU to speak on climate change, government

03/17/2009 - Design innovator Bruce Mau to give this year’s Spencer Memorial Lecture

01/22/2009 - This spring’s University Lecture Series to focus on creativity

10/29/2008 - KU creature feature explores monsters through interactive activities

11/06/2008 - Award-winning photographer and writer to lecture at KU

10/06/2008 - Professor’s presentation decodes campaign rhetoric

09/04/2008 - Hall Center announces lineup for Difficult Dialogues series

02/05/2008 - University Lecture Series to focus on global climate change

04/02/2008 - Lecturer to examine history of climate change and its effects on today’s world

03/26/2008 - ‘Blue Lias’ tells story of conflict between religion and science in Victorian era

03/07/2008 - Faculty, community advocates meet to discuss service-learning partnerships

02/01/2008 - Art installation at Spooner Hall examines nature, culture

11/05/2007 - Spooner Hall gets another makeover

10/08/2007 - Conference on global climate change to take place at KU

08/11/2007 - Collaborative learning inspires Spooner project

12/05/2006 - ‘Difficult Dialogues’ event with Michael Behe rescheduled for Dec. 7

07/26/2006 - First Difficult Dialogues series will explore ‘Knowledge: Faith and Reason’

09/26/2005 - Reception for opening of luminous Hall Center exhibit set for Oct. 1

06/08/2004 - Gift to help renovate KU’s Spooner Hall and historic home

06/08/2004 - Alumni couple pledge $500K for two KU restoration projects