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Interaction Installation Shares the Experiences of Formerly Incarcerated Women

A multisite exhibition opening Nov. 3 at the Spencer Museum of Art and Lawrence Public Library shares the experiences of formerly incarcerated women reentering society. 

New Book by Megan Greene Examines U.S.-China Relations During WWII

Greene's book “Building a Nation at War: Transnational Knowledge Networks and the Development of China During and After World War II” focuses on Chinese efforts to develop science, industry and agriculture from 1938 to 1949,

Kyoim Yun Receives Keeler Intra-University Professorship for 2022-23

Keeler Intra-University Professorships provide faculty members an opportunity to strengthen their knowledge of an academic specialty, to broaden or achieve greater depth in a defined field of study, or to achiev

The Time Has Come for Yoonmi Nam

Yoonmi Nam is having a moment. That’s what her art — whether print, sculpture or ceramic — is about, she says: capturing the fleeting and sometimes surreal nature of time.

Dianne Lee Will Discuss Race and Equity in the Construction industry

The University of Kansas Center for East Asian Studies will host a book talk and panel discussion with author Dianne Lee at 3:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 29, in the Marvin Hall Forum.

KU Asian Classical Music Initiative Sets Ambitious Agenda

A new organization out of the University of Kansas is supporting racial equity for Asians in classical music. Founded by Zhengyingyue (Elaine) Huang, the KU Asian Classical Music Initiative (ACMI) began in the summer of 2021 and has already produced concerts and an international conference.

CEAS Will Host the 71th Annual Midwest Conference on Asian Affairs

The University of Kansas Center for East Asian Studies will host the 71st Midwest Conference on Asian Affairs (MCAA) from Sept. 16-18 at the Kansas Union.

'Jiro Dreams of Sushi' and the American Omakase Boom

A decade into the “Jiro” era, omakase has become both a rarified experience — and one that’s rife for future experimentation.

KU Area Studies Centers Win $8 Million in Title VI Funding

Four international area studies centers at the University of Kansas have been awarded more than $8 million in grant funding under the U.S. Department of Education’s competitive Title VI program.

FreshEd Podcast: COVID-19 as an Opportunity for Educational Changes

Yong Zhao talks about educational change in the time of COVID-19. He argues that we must change the “yes, but” attitude to a “yes, and” collaborative approach. We must be innovative and work together to redesign education systems into something new. 

LaGretia Copp
Program Specialist