Today’s News from the University of Kansas
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* KU research finds human emotions hold sway over physical health around the world
Most strikingly, the link between emotion and physical health was strongest in the poorest countries surveyed.
* ‘Jana Mackey Day’ set to honor legacy of slain KU law student
Mackey, who grew up in Hays, spent countless hours volunteering to aid victims of sexual assault and domestic violence.
* Kansas Geological Survey wins contract to test new oil production methods
If successful, the new techniques would not only produce more oil but would be more cost effective, energy efficient and environmentally friendly than current production methods. HOMETOWN INTEREST: Marion and Sedgwick counties
* KU names 15 Kansas Asia Scholars for 2009
Students preparing to teach at the elementary or secondary level will spend three weeks in China studying Chinese language, culture and history. HOMETOWNS: Basehor, Clyde, Derby, Dodge City, Garden City, Lawrence, Lenexa, Mission, Olathe, Overland Park and Stilwell, Kan.; Burr Ridge, Ill.; and Sumner, Wash.
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