Health & Wellness
Mon, 03/20/2017 — A new, wide-ranging review of available research shows parents and caregivers can improve health outcomes for kids by using mobile-phone apps and text messaging. The research appears in the prestigious, peer-reviewed journal JAMA Pediatrics on...

Thu, 03/16/2017 — Four University of Kansas students who have been actively involved in undergraduate research during their university careers are competing for Barry M. Goldwater Scholarships, regarded as the premier undergraduate award to encourage excellence...

Thu, 03/16/2017 — The University of Kansas has been recognized for excellence in community college transfer by a national honor society. KU is one of 65 colleges and universities named to Phi Theta Kappa’s Transfer Honor Roll, which identifies the top...

Wed, 03/15/2017 — For the most part, public health initiatives focus on stemming one type of unhealthy behavior: anti-smoking campaigns, curbing alcohol abuse, or ramping up exercise, for example. While all are noble causes, focusing narrowly on negative health...

Wed, 03/15/2017 — Four faculty members at the University of Kansas will receive 2017 University Scholarly Achievement Awards, which recognize significant scholarly or research achievement for scholars in the middle of their careers. Chancellor Bernadette...

Tue, 03/14/2017 — The University of Kansas has 10 graduate programs ranked in the top 10 and 42 in the top 50 among public universities in the 2018 edition of U.S. News & World Report’s “Best Graduate Schools” rankings released today. “Rankings are...

Mon, 03/13/2017 — The same genotypes yield better or worse economic outcomes compared to one’s sibling, depending on parental income, according to a new study by a University of Kansas researcher.  The study's results suggest that children with sensitive...

Mon, 03/13/2017 — The Chancellor's Committee on Honorary Degrees invites the campus community to propose exceptional individuals of notable intellectual, scholarly, professional or creative achievement, or service to humanity, to be awarded an honorary degree...

Fri, 03/10/2017 — The Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture (ACSA) has given University of Kansas Department of Architecture associate professors Nils Gore and Shannon Criss and graduate student Matt Kleinmann one of its 2017 Collaboration Awards. It...

Mon, 03/06/2017 — People's political leanings and their own weight shape opinions on obesity-related public policies, according to a new study by two University of Kansas researchers. Actually, Republicans — no matter how much they weigh —  believe eating...

Fri, 03/03/2017 — It all started with a concussion. When Mason Wilde was in high school — a few years before he came to the University of Kansas as a mechanical engineering major — he suffered a head injury during a football game. During his recuperation, a...

Fri, 03/03/2017 — The doctoral degree is the supreme achievement in higher education. This year, the University of Kansas will celebrate the accomplishments of hundreds of candidates, conferring their degrees at the 2017 Doctoral Hooding Ceremony at 7:30 p.m. May...

Tue, 02/28/2017 —  The value and benefits of research performed by graduate students at the University of Kansas and KU Medical Center will be showcased March 10 at the Capitol Graduate Research Summit in Topeka. In its 14th year, the annual summit brings...

Mon, 02/27/2017 — His name might not be as well-known as others on the University of Kansas basketball coaching tree, e.g., Naismith, Allen, Smith and Williams. But John McLendon is a two-time inductee into the Basketball Hall of Fame, and a new documentary...

Thu, 02/23/2017 — The University of Kansas Professionals for Inclusion & Social Justice will host the 13th annual Graduate Student Research Conference. This year’s conference, New Spaces: Opening Up Physical and Social Spaces in the 21st Century, will take...

Thu, 02/23/2017 — A $4,800 Campus Action Project (CAP) grant from the American Association of University Women, which this year focuses on the gender leadership gap, will help empower undergraduate women in STEM at the University of Kansas. A group of graduate...

Fri, 02/17/2017 — This spring, 51 KU students will receive $1,000 Undergraduate Research Awards to pursue academic projects. “We are pleased to support this group of students as they take advantage of one of the clear benefits of a KU education: the...

Tue, 02/14/2017 — A new grant-funded initiative at the University of Kansas will promote the use of data to improve teaching, student learning and retention in science, engineering, technology and math programs. KU is one of 12 universities to receive a $20,000...

Tue, 02/14/2017 — University of Kansas researchers have found that certain specific parenting practices are significantly associated with the development of communication and language skills in children with Fragile X syndrome. These same parent behaviors are...

Tue, 02/14/2017 — What if your house could help keep you healthy? That’s the notion that University of Kansas School of Architecture, Design & Planning Associate Professor Joe Colistra and his students will explore this semester through a couple of grants...


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The New York TimesMon, 03/27/2017
The Christian Science MonitorThu, 03/23/2017

One of 34 U.S. public institutions in the prestigious Association of American Universities
Nearly $290 million in financial aid annually
44 nationally ranked graduate programs.
—U.S. News & World Report
Top 50 nationwide for size of library collection.
—ALA
23rd nationwide for service to veterans —"Best for Vets," Military Times
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