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KU Latin American Graduate Organization Highlights the Works of Seven Latin American Women Writers

The University of Kansas has more than 600 student and community organizations registered with the university which allows students to get involved with their interests outside of the classroom. Getting involved in student organizations allows for leadership growth, opportunities for an early start in getting involved in your academic field and career networking, and to... Continue reading KU Latin American Graduate Organization Highlights the Works of Seven Latin American Women Writers
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Student Spotlight: Shaohuan Hu

Name: Shaohuan Hu Country of Citizenship: China AAP Program: AAP3; Progressed Major: Biology Why did you choose to study abroad?  I think the academic education for biology is better in the U.S. than in China. It's more developed. Also, there is more freedom in choosing your courses that you are interested in. What was your first year like... Continue reading Student Spotlight: Shaohuan Hu
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KU School of Business Wins Design Award

In a recent article by Interior Design Magazine, The KU School of Business was named #4 in Simply Amazing University Building Design. A worthy award thanks to the vision of Provost Neeli Bendepudi, formerly School of Business Dean and Gensler architects. Capitol Federal Hall opened its doors to students during the summer 2016 semester after moving... Continue reading KU School of Business Wins Design Award
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Meet the Team: Rachel Davis

Rachel Davis is our career accelerator program (CAP) advisor. She holds a Master's in Higher Education from Louisiana State University (LSU). While a graduate student, she worked as a teaching assistant for Strategic Career Development and as a graduate assistant on the Job Search team at the Louisiana State University Olinde Career Center. After graduating in 2016, she... Continue reading Meet the Team: Rachel Davis
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International Jayhawk Festival – Connecting KU’s International Community Together

KU celebrated its second annual International Jayhawk Festival at Daisy Hill Commons, a central location in the residence halls that reach more than one thousand students living in the residence buildings. It is estimated that more than nine hundred participants entered Daisy Hill Commons for the festival and they were greeted with an International Jayhawk... Continue reading International Jayhawk Festival – Connecting KU’s International Community Together
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High-Achieving AAP Students Gain Acceptance into Prestigious Honors Program

The KU Honors program is one of the oldest and most prestigious public university honors programs in the country. Students have an array of honors courses to choose from, a dedicated advising team, and numerous events and activities to help students grow and develop as scholars. The Honors program is located across from the residence... Continue reading High-Achieving AAP Students Gain Acceptance into Prestigious Honors Program
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Student Spotlight: Abdullah Abdlelah

Meet one of our progressed AAP students to learn more about his first year and a half at KU:   Name: Abdullah Abdlelah Country of Citizenship: Iraq, but resides in the UAE AAP Program: AAP3; Progressed Major: Petroleum Engineering Why did you choose KU? When it came time to decide where to go to college, my... Continue reading Student Spotlight: Abdullah Abdlelah
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Major Spotlight: Aerospace Engineering is an Award-winning Degree

photo credit to KU MarCom department. Did you know… that since 1980, KU aerospace engineering students have won nineteen first place awards from the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA). In fact, KU students have won more aerospace design awards from the AIAA than any other university in the world. Recently, a team of... Continue reading Major Spotlight: Aerospace Engineering is an Award-winning Degree
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The AAP Welcomes 25 New Jayhawks to the University of Kansas

On January 4th, our new Jayhawks arrived on campus to move into their new homes on Daisy Hill. Students arrived from China, Vietnam, Nigeria, Indonesia, Pakistan, Iran, Saudi Arabia, and India.  Orientation leaders helped the students move into their rooms with a linen pack of necessities and guided them around their room to make sure... Continue reading The AAP Welcomes 25 New Jayhawks to the University of Kansas