In Memory

Dr. Shu Wu, 1966 - 2018

Dr. Shu Wu, Professor of Economics and Associate Chair, passed away Thursday, May 31, 2018. More info »

Graduate Student Scholarship, established in memory of Professor Shu Wu. Learn more. >>



Outside of Snow Hall, a park bench in his honor



Harry G. Shaffer, 1919 - 2009

Harry G. Shaffer, 90, of Lawrence, died November 3, 2009. He was an emeritus professor of Economics and taught at KU for 52 years.

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  • Watch our October 17th John Ise distinguished speaker, Prof. Steve Hanke. See video >>
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