Education & Behavior
Fri, 09/18/2020 — Nine faculty members at the University of Kansas have been recognized as winners of annual distinguished teaching awards. “These educators have earned the respect of their peers and have demonstrated their ability to help our students attain...

Thu, 09/17/2020 — This fall, eight University of Kansas students will receive Undergraduate Research Awards (UGRAs). UGRA recipients are awarded a $1,000 scholarship as they work on mentored research and creative projects. Students apply for UGRAs by writing a...

Wed, 09/16/2020 — In recent years, there has been a growing push to include arts in the widely accepted STEM focus in American education. Yet, making such a transition requires time, training and, perhaps most importantly, a willingness to explore new ways to...

Wed, 09/16/2020 — Red Hot Research will return this fall in a different setting. The series, sponsored by The Commons at the University of Kansas, will take place over Zoom and feature most of the trademark elements of the traditional in-person event as it shifts...

Tue, 09/15/2020 — Thirteen students at the University of Kansas School of Law have been chosen as Dean’s Fellows for the 2020-21 academic year. The Dean’s Fellows are a group of second- and third-year law students selected to mentor first-year peers. Fellows...

Tue, 09/15/2020 — Juan Felipe Herrera, the first Mexican American to be named the U.S. poet laureate, will give a talk this week for the Hall Center for the Humanities. "An Evening with Juan Felipe Herrera" will take place at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 16, and...

Tue, 09/15/2020 — The COVID-19 pandemic has touched every corner of society but perhaps affected none more profoundly than education. Schools were forced to close their doors, parents became teachers, and students transitioned to all-online instruction. Now, as...

Mon, 09/14/2020 — “She was totally flirting with you,” my friend told me after the hosts left our table. “No, she wasn’t. She was just being polite,” said another friend. Misunderstandings about flirting can potentially result in awkwardness or even...

Mon, 09/14/2020 — The University of Kansas fell one spot to 60th among public universities in the 2021 edition of the U.S. News & World Report “Best Colleges” rankings, released today. The university moved up six slots to 124th among all universities in...

Thu, 09/10/2020 — University of Kansas Provost Barbara Bichelmeyer has appointed four KU faculty members to be Distinguished Professors. The appointments for professors Shannon Blunt in the Department of Electrical Engineering & Computer Science; Sarah Deer...

Thu, 09/10/2020 —  The back-to-school season looks a little different this year, and some University of Kansas students are not only starting a new semester but also make up the first class in the new KU School of Professional Studies. KU created the KU School...

Tue, 09/08/2020 — with consequences at the polls
Tue, 09/08/2020 — LAWRENCE — When police in Aurora, Colorado, handcuffed children and...

Tue, 09/08/2020 — Faculty contributions in research, teaching and mentoring were recognized this spring with a series of awards from the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences at the University of Kansas. The prizes acknowledge outstanding professors for...

Tue, 09/08/2020 —   LAWRENCE – In the heyday of music videos, cross-dressing was white, and baldness was Black. Guitars were associated with men, while drum machines were paired with women. Those are among the findings of an analysis of all of MTV’s “Buzz Clips” from the 1990s “Buzz Bin” program, reported on in a research paper recently published by Brad Osborn, University of Kansas associate professor of music. The article in the journal Music & Science, titled “Content and Correlational Analysis of a Corpus of MTV-Promoted Music Videos Aired Between 1990 and 1999,” was written by Osborn and two former KU doctoral students in music education, Emily Glaser Rossin and Kevin

Thu, 09/03/2020 — An upcoming lecture series at the University of Kansas that begins next week will look at the historical and contemporary meaning of race in Russia. “Race has been a complicated category in scholarly investigations of Russia due to its...

Wed, 09/02/2020 —  Twenty-one new law enforcement officers graduated from the Kansas Law Enforcement Training Center (KLETC) on Aug. 28 at a ceremony held in KLETC’s Integrity Auditorium.  Tyler Stephenson of the Baldwin City Police Department was the...

Tue, 09/01/2020 — KU International Affairs has welcomed Ali Soltanshahi to the Jayhawk family as its International Support Services director.  Serving in the field of international education since 2001, Soltanshahi has worked at four higher education...

Tue, 09/01/2020 — The School of Architecture & Design at the University of Kansas has announced the Fall 2020 Hallmark Symposium Lecture Series lineup.    The Hallmark Symposium Lecture Series was established in 1984 through the generosity of the...

Tue, 09/01/2020 — We live in an era in which misinformation is readily available and seemingly credible sources easily share unreliable information quickly. With dubious information so prevalent, it is especially pressing for students to be able to fully evaluate...

Tue, 09/01/2020 — The fall Educate & Act series at the University of Kansas will feature opportunities to learn about democracy in the United States and equip attendees with information around civic participation. Led by The Commons, the Center for Service...


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