Volek, Tom

Professor, Journalism
Primary office:

Ethics and the Media, First Amendment and Society, Research and Writing, Message Development, International Mass Media


Marine Corps 240th Birthday Commemoration November 10, 2015 Dole Institute of Politics 10:30 a.m. Free and open to the Public.

Veterans Day 5k Run "A Run to Remember" Sunday November 15, 2015 Memorial Stadium 09:00 a.m. Benefiting Wounded Warrior Scholarship and the KU Student Veterans of America Chapter. Register or Donate here www.thekuvetsdayrun.com

Salute to Service Football Game (KU vs West Virginia) November 21, 2015, Time: TBD. Honoring all active & veteran military personnel and first responders. $20 admission with promo code SALUTE  @ www.kuathletics.com/promo. $5 from each ticket will be donated to the KU Wounded Warriors Scholarship Fund.

Foreign Area Officer (FAO) video
Foreign Area Officer Program (FAO)

The University of Kansas has been educating U.S. Foreign Area Officers for more than 50 years. The interdisciplinary MA program in Russian, East European and Eurasian Studies at KU is one of the longest established in the nation, having trained more than 60 Foreign Area Officers since 1990. Learn more...

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