Extracurricular Activities – Lawrence Civic Choir

Founded in 1975, the Lawrence Civic Choir (LCC) has been sharing its love of choral music with the community for 40 years. A number of LCC members have connections to KU and the College; many are current students, alumni, staff or faculty members. We caught up with staff and faculty involved with LCC to hear […]

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19 classes you didn’t know you could take in the KU Core

Still looking to complete some of the KU Core requirements? We’ve got you covered with everything from pirates and jewelry-making to sports fans and rap geniuses. Once you’re ready to enroll head over to for more info. 1. ASTR 394: Quest for Extraterrestrial Life You don’t have to be Star Lord to search for […]


Finding a home on the Hill

John Nalbandian gives back to the University that became his home “I joined the KU faculty in 1976.  My family and I moved to Kansas from Los Angeles, our home, and we thought we would spend a few years here and then return to Southern California.  I have returned, but only to visit!   Lawrence became […]


Extracurricular Activities – Robin Rowland, bow tie aficionado

Robin Rowland is a professor in and Director of Graduate Studies of communication studies and a bow tie aficionado.   The bow tie is a unique fashion statement, one only a select few decide to sport. On campus, Robin Rowland is known for his debate prowess, his research on how symbols shape society, and his extensive bow tie collection. We […]

Visual Illusion: Are you #TeamWhiteGold or #TeamBlueBlack?

Thursday afternoon, this photo began circulating around the internet, creating controversy and blowing minds. “The Dress” has been confirmed by the manufacturer to be Royal blue and black but the original photo is quite a polarizing optical illusion. What color do you think the dress is? Are you #TeamWhiteGold, #TeamBlueBlack or a flip-flopper? To help explain […]


Classroom guests help students envision careers

  Liberal arts and sciences graduates go on to successful and sometimes unconventional careers. They combine personal passion with the flexibility of their degree to build careers that are both fulfilling and challenging. To help students visualize their own career paths and provide valuable insight and advice for the future, College departments frequently host visiting […]