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Faculty Advising For Spring 2015
(October 15 - 31)
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Communication Studies Department Awarded Inaugural Chancellor's Doctoral Fellowship!
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Check out doctoral student Jen Schon talking about her research on KGO Radio this week: http://www.kgoradio.com/common/page.php?pt=Study%3A+Parents+Who+Use+Technology+Can+Better+Connect+to+Their+Kids&id=94361&is_corp=0
Study: Parents Who Use Technology Can Better Connect to Their Kids
A new study by University of Kansas' Jennifer Schon found that parent-child relationships depend somewhat on the number of technologies with which parents engage. She found that parents who avoid technology altogether may have more distant relationships with their children. Schon suggests parents na…

Inside KU: Protein research, biodiesel fuel, and KU's Bioscience & Technology Business Center "Inside KU" takes a look at how the expanded Bioscience & Technology Business Center (http://bit.ly/1zzPvrw) brings a number of beneficial services to small start-ups, Fortune 500 companies, and everything in between. Also: A KU startup at the BTBC, KanPro, is producing proteins for research in medicine, biotechnology, and life sciences (See http://bit.ly/1DSY3s9). KU Innovation and Collaboration focuses on turning the university’s research into industry (See http://bit.ly/ZTOKZF). The "Feedstock to Tailpipe Initiative" grows algae to provide a sustainable source for biodiesel fuel (See http://bit.ly/1oPRovz). Undergraduate Research Awards allow students to explore their fields deeper (See http://bit.ly/KUcugr). **The Time Warner Cable Sports Network's "Inside KU" is hosted by Jeannie Hodes.**


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