Education & Behavior
Mon, 05/21/2018 — The University of Kansas School of Pharmacy Class of 2018 again exceeded the national average for residency matches, according to the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists. KU’s Pharm.D. students matched at a rate of 79 percent,...

Wed, 05/16/2018 — The School of Education at the University of Kansas will host the 11th annual Educational Strategies Summer Conference for the region’s PK-12 educators June 1.  This year’s conference, “Teaching in a Digital & Diverse Space,” will...

Wed, 05/16/2018 — No matter what type of school district teachers enter in their career, or the subject matter they teach, it is a certainty they will have students from diverse backgrounds. That can include students who may not speak English as their first...

Wed, 05/16/2018 — LAWRENCE – The School of Public Affairs & Administration recently honored its 2018 graduates and top students at an annual banquet with awards and induction into Pi Alpha Alpha, the national honor society for students of public administration. Membership in Pi Alpha Alpha is limited to those distinguished with academic achievement at least a 3.7 GPA for MPA students, and for undergraduates, at least a 3.7 GPA plus top 10 percent in overall class standing. KU's new Pi Alpha Alpha inductees include the following students: Alysen Abel Chelsea Chaney Christopher John Clinton Mary Dreiling Dykmann Kimberli Ann Evans Gerald Henderson Ian Hutcheson Cody

Mon, 05/14/2018 — It was Henry Ford, not Kaiser Bill, who was responsible for the decline of the distinctive German dialects spoken by immigrants and their descendants in five Kansas and Missouri settlements during the 20th century. That has been University of...

Fri, 05/11/2018 — More than 900 students, faculty, staff and guests attended KU’s 21st annual Undergraduate Research Symposium on April 28 to hear student presenters share the results of their research and creative projects. The event took place in the Kansas...

Thu, 05/10/2018 — Three people were honored at the 21st Annual Undergraduate Research Symposium last month for their extraordinary commitment to mentoring undergraduate researchers at the University of Kansas.  Derek Reed, associate professor of applied...

Tue, 05/08/2018 — The Center for Service Learning at the University of Kansas has announced the 2018 Faculty and Student Excellence in Service Learning Awards and recognized the Student Service Showcase winners from the April 26 Service Celebration and Student...

Mon, 05/07/2018 — In sociological studies of people's economic stratification and intergenerational mobility, researchers have long presumed a person's occupation most accurately would reflect his or her lifetime earnings. "Even though there is a strong...

Mon, 05/07/2018 — KU Libraries continue to support open educational resources (OER) by providing grant funding to two KU instructors who have created openly licensed textbooks for use by the public. The Shulenburger Office of Scholarly Communication &...

Mon, 05/07/2018 — LAWRENCE – Cynthia Lane, superintendent of schools for Kansas City, Kansas Public Schools, has been selected to receive the 2018 Friend of Education Award from the University of Kansas School of Education. The Friend of Education Award is given annually to recognize individuals whose work has strengthened education for students in Kansas and beyond. Lane was nominated by members of the School of Education’s faculty and administration for her distinguished record of professional leadership, service and support of education in Kansas. Lane has worked more than 35 years in education, 30 of them in the Kansas City, Kansas, public school district. She has been a

Mon, 05/07/2018 — The University of Kansas School of Pharmacy is No. 4 in the country in National Institutes of Health funding, marking the 23rd consecutive year the school has been in the top 10. The School of Pharmacy earned more than $11 million in NIH...

Fri, 05/04/2018 —  The University of Kansas is adding classroom space in Leavenworth to accommodate growing enrollment and course offerings in the community. The new facility will be located at the new Marriott TownePlace Suites, across Metropolitan Avenue from...

Fri, 05/04/2018 — From across the country, college and university presidents of Campus Compact member institutions have nominated promising student leaders as Newman Civic Fellows. Through service, research and advocacy, these fellows have demonstrated an...

Fri, 05/04/2018 — In education circles, it is widely accepted that minorities are overrepresented in special education. New research from the University of Kansas has found, in terms of autism, minorities are widely underrepresented in special education. The...

Thu, 05/03/2018 — LAWRENCE – A faculty member and administrator with extensive experience in enhancing teaching, mentoring and curriculum at KU has been named the new associate dean for academic innovation and student success in the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences at the University of Kansas. Holly Storkel, professor of speech-language-hearing, will step into the position with a semester of experience serving as interim associate dean in the same role. She succeeded Paul Atchley in January after he was selected as senior associate vice president and dean of undergraduate studies at the University of South Florida. “Holly has an impressive track record in improving the

Thu, 05/03/2018 — A Mayo Clinic scientist who is a pioneer in the field of pharmacogenomics — the study of how drugs respond to a person’s genetics — will receive an honorary degree from the University of Kansas. Dr. Richard Weinshilboum, a KU alumnus,...

Thu, 05/03/2018 — Three outstanding high school teachers will be recognized with the 2018 Wolfe Family Teaching Award during the University of Kansas Commencement weekend. Several years after having set foot in the teachers’ classrooms, students have not...

Wed, 05/02/2018 — After an extensive national search, Matt Melvin, vice provost for enrollment management at the University of Kansas, has announced the appointment of Tiffany Robinson as the new assistant vice provost/university registrar. Robinson, currently...

Tue, 05/01/2018 — A University of Kansas anthropological geneticist is part of an international research team working to shed light upon one of the unanswered questions concerning the peopling of the New World: Namely, what was the size of the original founding...


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