African and African-American studies professor Professor Beverly Mack wins inaugural engaged scholarship award
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Professor Dorthy Pennington was inducted into the Central States Communication Association Hall of Fame (April 2015)

Commemoration for Tiger Dowdell

Forty-fifth anniversary of his funeral
Thursday, July 23, 7pm
Lawrence Public Library
View: Event flyer (PDF)

Summer African Language Institute

Student Spotlight

President Barack Obama talks with introducer Alyssa Cole backstage before he delivers remarks at the Anschutz Sports Pavilion at the University of Kansas in Lawrence, Kansas, Jan. 22, 2015.
(Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)

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#KUfacts : Last year, KU had 2 Udall scholars, 2 Goldwater scholars, 1 Gates Cambridge scholar, and 1 Truman scholar. #KUleaders

One of 34 U.S. public institutions in the prestigious Association of American Universities
26 prestigious Rhodes Scholars — more than all other Kansas colleges combined
Nearly $290 million in financial aid annually
46 nationally ranked graduate programs.
—U.S. News & World Report
Top 50 nationwide for size of library collection.
23rd nationwide for service to veterans —"Best for Vets," Military Times