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Nonprofit founder to receive
2017 honorary degree

The creator of a nonprofit agency that recruits military veterans to provide disaster relief and humanitarian aid around the world will receive an honorary degree from the University of Kansas.

William McNulty, an Iraq War veteran and founder of Team Rubicon, will receive his degree at KU's 145th Commencement on May 14, 2017.

New program helps high schoolers
gain better access to college experience

A new program in the KU School of Business will help introduce underrepresented high school students to academic resources and opportunities at KU.

The Summer Venture in Business program is a three-day, pre-college experience aimed at high school students in Kansas who need it most.

KU announces Kansas Certified
Public Manager program graduates

The KU Certified Public Manager Program has trained close to 1,600 public managers since its founding in 1993. The 75 most recent graduates of the program represent local, county, state and federal agencies from all across Kansas.

Professor Greg Thomas one of 10 Connected World 2017 Pioneer winners

Connected World magazine has recognized University of Kansas Professor Gregory Thomas as a leader in Internet of Things and machine to machine computing by naming him to its list of 2017 Pioneer Award winners.

University releases new edition of
"KU Works for Kansas" publication

KU works for the state in a wide variety of ways, providing healthcare services to underserved counties, partnering with rural entrepreneurs to help them grow their business, and helping energy companies to find new ways to harvest oil and natural gas throughout the state.

A new publication from the university discusses a variety of programs that help serve Kansans.

Upcoming Events

February 9
KU Presentation to House Higher Ed Budget Committee
Kansas Statehouse, Topeka

Director of State Relations

Kelly Reynolds
Director of State Relations


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