Chancellor Douglas Girod announced on Thursday that the University of Kansas has set up a committee to find the next Robert J. Dole Institute for Politics director. Bill Lacy is the current director, but is set to retire at the end of 2021.
KU Medical Center received a grant from the National Institutes of Health to improve testing strategies in high-risk Kansas counties.
The University of Kansas announced a positivity rate of 2.74% between Oct. 8 and Oct. 14 with 34 new cases. Douglas County reported the 15th COVID-19 related death on Friday.
KU reported 51 new cases of the coronavirus since Oct. 5. Through the most recent round of testing, the positivity rate was about 4.34%.
University of Kansas Provost Barbara Bichelmeyer reflected on what it was like to start her role amid the COVID-19 pandemic, and her goals for the future.
KU students detail their often times confusing experiences in Naismith Hall self-isolation — from students mingling in the hallways and getting a COVID-19 test.
The Graduate Teaching Assistant Coalition was formed after GTAs unionized due to poor working conditions. GTAC has had its ups and downs with KU, but it looks to work through it as they begin contract negotiations with KU yet again.
KU Edwards Campus opened the School of Professional Studies for working adults, part-time students, adult learners and transfer students.
As students and faculty at the University of Kansas grapple with trying to learn during a global pandemic, many professors have decided to switch from in person to online classes to better accommodate their students.
The University of Kansas enrollment declined by 2.8%, according to data released by the Kansas Board of Regents Thursday. Back in May, administrators were expecting a roughly 8-10% decrease in enrollment.
KU rose eight spots in U.S. News & World Report's social mobility ranking. Student Senate created an ad-hoc committee to examine social mobility on campus after last year's ranking.
The United States Department of Homeland Security proposed a regulation that gives international students a fixed time to remain in the U.S. Previously, students could remain indefinitely while they are actively enrolled in classes.
Reggie Robinson, president and CEO of the Kansas Health Foundation and former University of Kansas administrator, professor and student body vice president, died from a recent illness on Sept. 19 at the age of 63.
Douglas County has added 25 confirmed COVID-19 cases since Thursday. KU has added 12 cases since Wednesday. There are 519 active cases in Douglas County.
The University of Kansas task force focused on reviewing the KU Public Safety Office's policies and procedures hosted a listening session Monday night.
The University of Kansas banned the app WeChat from being accessible on its Wi-Fi networks and its computers to comply with an executive order issued by President Donald Trump. The ban starts Sept. 20.