Health & Wellness
Thu, 09/20/2018 — Sixty-three new tenured and tenure-track faculty members joined the University of Kansas Lawrence and Edwards campuses this year, representing a wide variety of scholarly expertise and contributions. “There are many reasons to be excited...

Mon, 09/10/2018 — World-renowned pharmaceutical researcher Craig Lindsley of Vanderbilt University will deliver the 2018 Edward E. Smissman Memorial Lectures, describing his work at the Vanderbilt Center for Neuroscience Drug Discovery (VCNDD). Lindsley is a...

Mon, 09/10/2018 — If you love music, collect vinyl records or simply need to update your stereo system with quality equipment for a good price, then stop by Audio-Reader’s annual benefit sale, For Your Ears Only. The 15th annual event will take place from 6 to...

Mon, 09/10/2018 — The University of Kansas ranks 61st among public universities in the 2019 edition of the “Best Colleges” rankings, which U.S. News & World Report released Monday. Last year, KU had increased its standing in the rankings to 53rd among...

Wed, 09/05/2018 —  Children with severe emotional or behavioral problems tend to stay in foster care longer than their peers and are less likely to be reunited with their birth parents. New research from the University of Kansas has shown that a parenting skills...

Wed, 08/29/2018 — A cancer geneticist at University of Kansas Medical Center and a longtime professor of journalism at the University of Kansas will be honored respectively for their research and teaching by KU Endowment’s Chancellors Club. Andrew Godwin has...

Tue, 08/28/2018 — In 2016, the Kansas City Opioid Treatment Work Group made a recommendation for a more comprehensive community needs assessment of the addiction continuum of care in the Greater Kansas City metropolitan area to address concerns about rising...

Mon, 08/20/2018 — When patients receive a kidney transplant, it is common for them to gain weight in the immediate aftermath. Gains of more than 10 percent of a person’s body weight can lead to a host of problems such as cardiovascular disease, new-onset...

Tue, 08/14/2018 — When female athletes have strong mentors, the relationship helps them combat issues of sexism and helps them navigate problematic behaviors, according to a study by two University of Kansas researchers. "Mentorship and the feeling of mattering...

Tue, 08/14/2018 — Findings appearing in the Journal of Social and Personal Relationships show people who believe they resulted from unwanted or unplanned pregnancies tend to have more insecure relationship styles as adults. “You could have learned about your...

Tue, 08/14/2018 — Thomas Prisinzano, University of Kansas professor of medicinal chemistry, has earned the first Innovator Award from the College on Problems of Drug Dependence (CPDD). America’s opioid addiction crisis kills thousands of people annually....

Mon, 08/13/2018 —  The University of Maryland has placed head football coach DJ Durkin and strength and conditioning coach Rick Court on administrative leave while investigating the heatstroke death of 19-year-old player Jordan McNair. McNair died two weeks after...

Mon, 08/06/2018 — University of Kansas graduate student Angelo Andres, along with his mentor Blake Peterson, Regents Distinguished Professor of Medicinal Chemistry at the KU School of Pharmacy, has earned a prestigious Gilliam Fellowship from the Howard Hughes...

Thu, 08/02/2018 — Can Grandma, who uses a walker, still attend the family Thanksgiving dinner? Can the friend who was injured in military service and now uses a wheelchair join the party to watch the big game? Produced by researchers at the Research &...

Wed, 08/01/2018 — Ten faculty members at the University of Kansas will receive distinguished teaching awards Aug. 16 at the KU Teaching Summit. “The recipients of these awards have demonstrated an outstanding capability to help our students reach their full...

Wed, 07/25/2018 — Each summer, undergraduate students from around the world join current University of Kansas students in conducting research with KU faculty. Seventy-six of these students will present their research Friday, July 27, at the KU Summer...

Tue, 07/24/2018 — University of Kansas Chancellor Douglas A. Girod has approved sabbatical leave for the following 54 individuals at the Lawrence campus: ...

Tue, 07/24/2018 —  Scientists have studied how muscles respond to exercise for decades, but research at the University of Kansas is among the first to look specifically at what happens inside the cell and the role hormones and cellular receptors play in response...

Tue, 07/24/2018 — OVERLAND PARK – The University of Kansas Edwards Campus (KUEC) is rising to meet the growing demand for health science professionals through a new post-baccalaureate certificate program. This program provides students with the science and research background necessary to move on to medical school, a career in biotechnology or another health-related field. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, demand for health science-related careers is expected to grow 11 percent nationally by 2022. In Kansas, employment in the “health care and social assistance” industry is expected to increase 12.4 percent. “Professional health and biological science careers require

Mon, 07/23/2018 — Different types of efflux pump proteins, which are the key focus of Gram-negative bacteria antibiotic resistance, might have evolved independently instead of, as previously thought, all from a common ancestor, according to a new study led by a...


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