Intellectual Life

  • Bold Aspirations Visitor and Lecture Series

    The Bold Aspirations Visitor and Lecture Series features presentations on KU's four strategic initiative themes by eminent guests and prominent KU talent. Participants in the series meet with the KU community and give a public lecture.

  • The Commons

    Uncommon ideas for the common good. A catalyst for unconventional thinking, interdisciplinary inquiry, and unexpected discoveries across the sciences, arts and humanities.

  • The Hall Center for the Humanities Lecture Series

    Founded in 1947, the humanities lecture series has consistently been a hallmark for quality, providing a forum for interdisciplinary dialogue between renowned speakers, the university and the surrounding communities.

Policy Library Search

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Green Office

Why KU
  • One of 34 U.S. public institutions in the prestigious Association of American Universities
  • 44 nationally ranked graduate programs.
    —U.S. News & World Report
  • Top 50 nationwide for size of library collection.
    —ALA
  • 23rd nationwide for service to veterans —"Best for Vets," Military Times