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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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Part IV, the final installation, of the 2015 Presidential Lecture Series is TONIGHT at 7:30 PM! Hope to see you there!
2015 Presidential Lecture Series - The First Woman President 2.0 - Dole Institute of Politics
With attention turning toward the next presidential race, we look at a question we first addressed nine years ago: will the U.S. elect its first woman president? What unique challenges must women overcome to rise through the ranks to some of the highest positions in public service, politics and busi…

RT @TTVLawrence : The woman that paved the way for the global #fairtrade movement, our founder Edna Ruth Byler #WomensHistoryMonth #TBT http…

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

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26 prestigious Rhodes Scholars — more than all other Kansas colleges combined
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46 nationally ranked graduate programs.
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