Education & Behavior
Thu, 05/25/2017 — The Kansas Board of Regents today announced the appointment of Dr. Douglas A. Girod as the 18th chancellor of the University of Kansas. "Naming the next chancellor is one of the most important jobs we undertake as the Board of Regents," said...

Wed, 05/24/2017 — The rise of design-build education for architects can be tied directly to the decline of old-fashioned treehouses. “Students are clamoring for design-build education experiences, by and large,” said University of Kansas Associate Professor...

Tue, 05/23/2017 — For individuals with disabilities and their families, expectations are key in securing competitive, meaningful employment after school. A program developed at the University of Kansas to support those individuals and families in their quest is...

Mon, 05/22/2017 — U.S.-born Latino male middle school students who had familiarity with a controversial Arizona immigration enforcement bill had more difficulty exhibiting proper behavior in the classroom, such as following instructions and staying quiet,...

Wed, 05/17/2017 — LAWRENCE – The University of Kansas Department of Educational Leadership and Policy Studies has announced revisions to the doctor of education degree, or Ed.D., in higher education administration to better serve the needs of current college and university professionals. The new program is a revamp of KU’s existing Ed.D. program in higher education administration and is designed for professionals who wish to complete a degree program while continuing to work full time. The program, in existence for more than 20 years, has a strong history of graduating leaders in the field. Beginning this year, the revised doctorate program will shift to a holistic admissions

Mon, 05/15/2017 — The old saying that beauty is only skin deep is borne out by a new study from a team of University of Kansas researchers, the results of which should give Tinder users pause before they swipe left. In the study, to be published in a forthcoming...

Thu, 05/11/2017 — In addition to their success at the recent, internationally renowned Putnam Competition, University of Kansas students have tested their mathematical prowess at other events. Kansas Collegiate Math Competition KU undergraduate students took...

Tue, 05/09/2017 — Orley “Chip” Taylor, founder and director of Monarch Watch and longtime professor at the University of Kansas, was recently named an honorary member of The Garden Club of America (GCA), one of its highest accolades. Honorary membership is...

Mon, 05/08/2017 — With rents rising faster than inflation and wages growing more slowly, the average length of stay in federally subsidized housing is growing longer. That’s the finding of a recent study of federal records by University of Kansas Professor of...

Mon, 05/08/2017 — The second annual Fraternity, Sorority, Community (FSC) Service Partnership kicked off last month, matching 25 fraternities and sororities with nonprofit organizations from the Lawrence area for yearlong service partnerships that will begin fall...

Fri, 05/05/2017 — Sierra Hurd, a Topeka junior majoring in anthropology and studying the Wolof language, came to the University of Kansas with a goal of becoming a trauma surgeon and working for Médecins Sans Frontières. Seeking a global perspective on social...

Thu, 05/04/2017 — Three outstanding high school teachers will be recognized with 2017 Wolfe Family Teaching Awards during the University of Kansas Commencement weekend. Several years after having set foot in their high school classrooms, seniors say the influence...

Thu, 05/04/2017 — More than 700 students, faculty, staff and guests attended KU’s 20th annual Undergraduate Research Symposium on April 22 to hear student presenters share the results of their research and creative projects. The event took place in the Kansas...

Thu, 05/04/2017 — Brown v. Board of Education, the landmark Supreme Court decision declaring the state-helmed segregation of public schools unconstitutional, placed the city of Topeka and the family of Oliver Brown at the epicenter of civil rights history. Yet...

Wed, 05/03/2017 — The Hall Center for the Humanities is pleased to announce the addition of two interdisciplinary seminars, one of which will address how the U.S. military manages questions of social equity and inclusion. "Military and Society," a one-year...

Wed, 05/03/2017 — Two researchers at the University of Kansas have conducted a study suggesting that “explicit racial prejudice is a reliable predictor of the ‘free speech defense’ of racist expression.” The paper authored by Mark H. White, a graduate...

Tue, 05/02/2017 — It is not uncommon for aspiring educators to student-teach or work with a veteran teacher before taking the lead in a classroom. A program at the University of Kansas has taken undergraduate students across an ocean, placed them in a classroom...

Tue, 05/02/2017 — Six University of Kansas students have been selected for prestigious Fulbright awards for research, study or English teaching abroad for 2017-18. Notably, KU has two additional students with pending status as alternate Fulbright recipients. The...

Tue, 05/02/2017 — National groups estimate that around 20 states are still spending less per public school student than they did in 2008 prior to the Great Recession. A University of Kansas researcher has received a grant to examine the relationship between...

Tue, 05/02/2017 — The University of Kansas will honor retiring faculty and academic staff members with a lunch at noon May 23 in the Kansas Union Ballroom. Chancellor Bernadette Gray-Little and Vice Provost Mary Lee Hummert will recognize the employees during the...


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