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Alumni of the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences are the heart of the Jayhawk family - our graduates make up more than half of all KU alumni. We're strong in numbers, but also strong in support. Your accomplishments inspire us and your generosity strengthens us. We invite you to explore our site to discover where we're going and how your contributions can make a difference. Rock Chalk!

Nominate a Distinguished Alum

The deadline for nominations for the College's Distinguished Alumni Award is February 1, 2014

Please provide a brief statement (1-2 pages) explaining why the individual is deserving of recognition.

Questions and submissions may be directed to Jessica Beeson, eliasb@ku.edu.

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A new weekly lecture series at KU will explore violent aggression and substance abuse. The series kicks off today with a lecture by Professor Paula Fite at 3 p.m. in Malott Hall.
Researchers form consortium, launch lecture series on aggression, substance abuse | College of...
Researchers form consortium, launch lecture series on aggression, substance abuse Thursday, April 10, 2014 LAWRENCE — For the most part, researchers have treated violent aggression and substance abuse as two separate conditions.But not surprisingly, the two disorders often exist concurrently in indi...

Rosemarie Truglio KU Distinguished Alumni Event Check out the full video from the University of Kansas College of Liberal Arts & Sciences Distinguished Alumni event in NYC for Rosemarie Truglio on Sept. 17, 2013. NYC-area Jayhawks gathered for a reception honoring Dr. Rosemarie Truglio, g'86, g'90, for the presentation of the 2013-2014 Distinguished Alumni Award, presented by the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences. For Rosemarie Truglio's biography and more information about the other Distinguished Alumni Award recipients visit the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences website: http://college.ku.edu/alumni/change/distinguished.


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