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Udall scholarships are awarded by the Morris K. Udall Foundation. 

Oversees the Academic Achievement & Access Center, Center for Civic & Social Responsibility, Center for Undergraduate Research, Office of First-Year Experience, KU Info, Learning Studio, KU Writing Center, Undergraduate Advising Center, and University Career Center. 

KU has two unions on the Lawrence campus, the Kansas Union and the Burge Union (which will close in spring 2016), and one on the Edwards Campus, Jayhawk Central. Use union on second reference unless the story mentions both unions. In that case, use the full name on second reference. KU Memorial Unions is the organization that manages the unions. 

Do not use when referring to KU Medical Center, the academic unit that includes the schools of Medicine, Nursing, and Health Professions. The hospital, which is a clinical facility, is governed by an independent authority board.

The hospital prefers the usage The University of Kansas Hospital.

Not Kansas University. On second reference, KU or university. KU is acceptable on first reference in campus publications.
Lowercase "the" except when the name is part of an address.

He plans to attend the University of Kansas; for more information, write to The University of Kansas, Office of Admissions, KU Visitor Center, 1502 Iowa St., Lawrence, KS 66045.

Established as a consortium by the Board of Regents, the press represents the seven regents universities and is in KU's West District. 

Omit http:// and www. when citing URLs in print publications unless a website will not work without them. Additionally, all words in URLs should be lowercase. For example: and 

p: (785) 864-3256
f: (785) 864-3339

One of 34 U.S. public institutions in the prestigious Association of American Universities
Nearly $290 million in financial aid annually
44 nationally ranked graduate programs.
—U.S. News & World Report
Top 50 nationwide for size of library collection.
23rd nationwide for service to veterans —"Best for Vets," Military Times
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