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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.


Meet This Year's Men


Past Years' Men







Calendar of Events
Oct 25
Self Defense Workshop
10:00 am
Oct 27
Jana Mackey Distinguished Lecture Series
07:30 pm
Nov 07
First Fridays Forum
12:00 pm
View events: Upcoming
Did You Know..
  • Only 26% of all Distinguished Professors at KU are women
  • Of the 165 members of the Kansas legislature only 39 are women, the lowest since 1988
  • Only 2 of the 14 Kansas Court of Appeals Judges are women
  • 30% of single mothers in Kansas live below the poverty level

Concerned by what you now know? Get involved today!

Can you defend yourself? Register for the Self Defense Workshop this Saturday, October 25th 10am-12pm at the Ambler Rec Center! Get empowered! Register here: http://emilytaylorcenter.ku.edu/self-defense-workshop-registration
Self Defense Workshop Registration | Emily Taylor Center for Women & Gender Equity
Our self-defense course takes a holistic approach to self-defense, emphasizing both physical and psychological strategies. The workshop is designed to improve your awareness, personal safety, and self-confidence. Each session is presented by professional martial artists from Premier Martial Arts. No…

Come speak up against domestic violence with us at the Union! Now until 2pm! #KUDVAM http://t.co/CcertpsjLi
Tony Porter A Call to Men Tony is the original visionary and co-founder behind A CALL TO MEN: The National Association of Men and Women Committed to Ending Violence Against Women. He is the author of "Well Meaning Men...Breaking Out of the Man Box - Ending Violence Against Women" and the visionary for the book, NFL Dads Dedicated to Daughters. Tony spoke in October 2011 as part of the Jana Mackey Lecture Series.