Health & Wellness
Tue, 05/17/2022 — Nebraska may be known as the Cornhusker State, but a University of Kansas professor is in the midst of a new documentary project telling the story of “the first Cornhuskers,” who have revived nearly 20 Indigenous species of corn as part of...

Fri, 05/13/2022 — Over 215 undergraduate students participated in the 25th annual Undergraduate Research Symposium this year at the University of Kansas. The symposium was entirely online and features oral and poster presentations as well as artist talks and...

Thu, 05/12/2022 — A research center based at the University of Kansas that develops rapid next-generation tests for a host of human ailments like cancer, stroke and COVID-19 recently earned $6.6 million in continued funding over the next five years from the...

Thu, 05/12/2022 — LAWRENCE – Nineteen students have been selected to receive the University of Kansas Madison and Lila Self Memorial Scholarship for the 2022-2023 academic year. The Self Memorial Scholarship is a merit-based scholarship that is awarded to outstanding undergraduate students from KU who will transition into a full-time master’s or doctoral program at KU in the fall semester. Students who were selected demonstrated achievement in leadership and scholarship and possess the ability to envision and attain goals that require energy and tenacity. The Self Memorial Scholarship provides each recipient with a $10,000 scholarship award that is applied to tuition and fees,

Wed, 05/11/2022 — When veterans leave the military, they not only have the possibility of significant challenges like lasting physical injuries, post-traumatic stress disorder or mental health concerns, they also face the reality of transitioning to a new life,...

Fri, 05/06/2022 — A University of Kansas senior in chemical engineering with plans to pursue a medical degree in the KU School of Medicine after graduation is this year’s winner of the James Blackiston Memorial Graduate Fellowship from the KU chapter of Phi...

Tue, 05/03/2022 —  During experiments in animal models, researchers at the University of Kansas have discovered a possible new approach to immunization against Alzheimer’s disease (AD). Their method uses a recombinant methionine (Met)-rich protein derived from...

Tue, 05/03/2022 — Steven Warren has worked on more than his fair share of studies and clinical trials in four decades as an expert in social and behavioral sciences. The University of Kansas community has the chance to hear the professor deliver his Inaugural...

Thu, 04/28/2022 — The 41st class of University Scholars and their faculty mentors were recently recognized during a reception April 26 in the Big 12 Room of the Kansas Memorial Union at the University of Kansas. University Honors Program Director Sarah...

Thu, 04/28/2022 — For its active role in countywide COVID-19 vaccine clinics, the University of Kansas School of Pharmacy has been honored with the Healthier Together Award from Lawrence Douglas County Public Health. KU Pharmacy students, alumni and faculty...

Wed, 04/27/2022 — Family and the University of Kansas hold special places in physician and KU alumnus Jeff Lindenbaum’s heart. His late father, Siegfried Lindenbaum, was a faculty member in the School of Pharmacy for more than 20 years. Jeff Lindenbaum met his...

Mon, 04/25/2022 — Eight doctoral students have been selected to receive the University of Kansas’ prestigious Madison and Lila Self Graduate Fellowship for the 2022-2023 academic year. This incoming group of fellows is among over 200 students who have benefited...

Fri, 04/22/2022 — Tom Wiggans, a 1975 graduate of the University of Kansas School of Pharmacy, will be honored April 29 with the school’s Distinguished Service Award. Wiggans is currently chairman and CEO of Pardes Biosciences of Carlsbad, California. He has...

Wed, 04/20/2022 — As climate change causes extreme temperatures, droughts, poor air quality, flooding and sea level rise, health outcomes for people living in affected areas suffer. Researchers at the University of Kansas are launching a new effort to determine...

Tue, 04/19/2022 — Three students at the University of Kansas are nominees for Udall Undergraduate Scholarships, which recognize students who demonstrate leadership, public service and commitment in the fields of tribal public policy, Native health care or the...

Mon, 04/18/2022 — Longtime disinvestment in health and social supports, roadblocks to treatment, historical trauma and the addition of fentanyl to the drug supply have combined to put Black communities at great risk for drug overdoses and deaths. In St. Louis,...

Thu, 04/14/2022 — LAWRENCE – Three University of Kansas students received honors during the 19th annual Capitol Graduate Research Summit in Topeka at the end of March. Rohit Singh, Jacob Hodge and Lauren Johnson were each recognized for their outstanding research and presentations at an event that brings together the top graduate student researchers in the state of Kansas. Rohit Singh, doctoral student in mechanical engineering, received a research award from the Office of Graduate Studies at the Lawrence campus for the project “A Novel Technology to Treat Blood-Vessel Related Disease through Space and Time Synchronized Ultrasound and Laser.” “A non-visible micron-sized bubble

Tue, 04/12/2022 — Limited seats are available for the in-person Kansas Racial Equity Collaborative Symposium, the culmination of activities over the past year from the Kansas Racial Equity Collaborative. The symposium will take place from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m....

Thu, 04/07/2022 — Transitioning to life after high school is a monumental time in young people’s lives, as they move on to college, enter the workforce, leave home and begin adult life. But for young people with autism, that time can be especially fraught, as...

Thu, 04/07/2022 — LAWRENCE – Research on the spread of fungal infections, effectiveness of teletherapy, use of microfluidics for diagnostics, communication strategies of bacteria, and effects of social behavior and stress on brain signaling will be among student work presented at the 22nd annual University of Kansas-Haskell Indian Nations University Student Research Symposium. Ten undergraduates and six post-baccalaureate scholars supported by the Office for Diversity in Science Training will present posters of their research from 3 to 5 p.m. April 12 in the first-floor foyer of Haworth Hall. The presenters include undergraduates from KU and Haskell, along with post-baccalaureate


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