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Men of Merit

The KU Men of Merit Poster recognizes the KU men who redefine masculinity by challenging norms, taking action, and leading by example while making outstanding achievements and contributions to KU and/or the Lawrence community. Click on the images below to view previous posters. Want to nominate a man of merit? Fill out the 2014-2015 Men of Merit Application. Applications are due November 3rd.


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Past Years' Men







First Fridays kicks off at noon in SMRC. We're talking ab the Stonewall riots and the movie. Stop by or follow convo via #firstfridaysku .

Did You Know..
  • Only 24% of all Distinguished Professors at KU are women
  • Of the 165 members of the Kansas legislature, only 41 are women
  • Only 3 of the 14 Kansas Court of Appeals Judges are women
  • 38% of Kansas families with a single-female head of household live below the poverty level
  • Median earnings in Kansas for women are just 79% of what median earnings are for men.

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One of 34 U.S. public institutions in the prestigious Association of American Universities
26 prestigious Rhodes Scholars — more than all other Kansas colleges combined
Nearly $290 million in financial aid annually
46 nationally ranked graduate programs.
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Top 50 nationwide for size of library collection.
23rd nationwide for service to veterans —"Best for Vets," Military Times