Kansas Public Radio

Kansas Public Radio is one “station” with several towers and listeners across a wide swath of northeast, north-central, and southeast Kansas; the Kansas City metro area; and northwest Missouri.

Besides providing outstanding regional news coverage, KPR carries programs from National Public Radio — including All Things Considered, Car Talk, and This American Life. Listeners can also hear a diverse selection of music played throughout the day, from bluegrass and Bach to Broadway show tunes.


Audio Reader

The Kansas Audio-Reader Network is a free reading and information service for blind, visually impaired, and print-disabled individuals in Kansas and western Missouri. We read daily newspapers, magazines and best-selling books on the air and on the Internet 24 hours a day.

 


Are grain elevators leading a double life? In addition to storing grain, KU research found that these small-town icons were once a beacon of modern architecture. http://bit.ly/1giRcyo Tags: #KUworks #Grain #Midwest #Rural
KU-Van Go partnership supports young people in need Van Go, a Lawrence social service agency, and student interns from the University of Kansas use art to teach job and life skills to high-needs youth. Since the program was established in 1997, hundreds of teens in crisis have found success as they create art for the community. In 2013, Van Go and KU received the inaugural Outstanding Community & Campus Collaboration Award at the Campus Compact Heartland Conference on Civic Engagement. The award recognizes an outstanding, involved, and sustained campus--community partnership.


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
1 of 9 public universities with outstanding study abroad programs.
—U.S. News & World Report
46 nationally ranked graduate programs.
—U.S. News & World Report
Top 50 nationwide for size of library collection.
—ALA
$275 million in externally funded research expenditures
23rd nationwide for service to veterans —"Best for Vets," Military Times