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Prof. Willmott and son unveil 9th Street statue in Junction City following MLK event

Some of Junction City’s most famous names took the stage last week for the local Martin Luther King Jr. Day celebration. Justin Aaron Black, a Junction City High School paraeducator and church worship music leader who made a run on NBC’s ‘The Voice,’ performed “Glory.”

KU Welcomes Ukrainian Scholars, including Visiting Assistant Prof. Olga Kyrylova

LAWRENCE — Shortly after the invasion of Ukraine in February 2022, the University of Kansas began working on several initiatives to support academic peers in Ukraine.

Performance by Tweesna Rose Mills, FMS graduate student, portrays Indigenous history

Tweesna Rose Mills, from the Shoshone-Yakama-Umatilla Nations, spent weeks preparing for her performance at the Spencer Museum of Art. 

Dr. Olga Kyrylova, Visiting Assistant Professor in FMS, participated in Ukrainian Film event for Columbia University in New York

Dr Olga Kyrylova, a Visiting Assistant Professor at the Film and Media Studies, participated in the events of the Ukrainian program at the Harriman Institute, Columbia University, in New York: the book launch Mondegreen by Volodymyr Rafeen

Three Jayhawks including FMS student, Delilah Begay, invited to attend White House Native American events

LAWRENCE — The University of Kansas and the Office of Native American Initiatives is proud to share that three KU students were invited to and attended two prestigious events in Washington, D.C., on Nov. 14 and 15.

Dr Olga Kyrylova, FMS Visiting Professor, in Chicago for ASEEES Convention

Dr Olga Kyrylova, a Visiting Professor at the Film and Media Studies, took part the Annual Convention of the Association for Slavic, East European, and Eurasian Studies (ASEEES) held from 10th to 13th of November 2022 in Chicago.

Chop & Steele documentary by KU alumni gives thanks for strengths

Director Ben Steinbauer’s latest, Chop & Steele, is “a feature-length comedy documentary about childhood friends turned professional comedians.” For fans of underground video and weird things like Everything Is Terrible!, the Found Footage Festival and Steinbauer’s previous film,&

Prof. Willmott discusses his William Allen White documentary and the importance of hometown newspapers

MATFIELD GREEN — “William Allen White embodies everything great about Kansas,” Kevin Willmott declared.

Nine KU Students, including FMS Student, Vichie Hou, Receive Undergraduate Research Awards

LAWRENCE — This fall, nine University of Kansas students will receive an Undergraduate Research Award (UGRA). UGRA recipients are awarded a $1,000 scholarship as they work on mentored research and creative projects.

Prof. Mai Awarded an Arts & Humanities Grant for "Telling Our Stories"

LAWRENCE — The Achievement & Assessment Institute has announced the recipients of this year’s Arts & Humanities Grant.

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