Education & Behavior
Tue, 04/28/2020 — A University of Kansas center dedicated to improving equity and inclusion for all students has entered a partnership with the State of Washington Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction to help school leaders boost outcomes for every...

Mon, 04/27/2020 — The University of Kansas has hosted an Undergraduate Research Symposium every year since 1998, and the year 2020 will be no exception.The 23rd annual Undergraduate Research Symposium will go online this year, providing students a venue to share...

Mon, 04/27/2020 — Last year, the University of Kansas approved a Climate Change Certificate that aims to inform students about the physical and human aspects of climate change. These days, as the nation – and much of the world – is in lockdown due to the...

Mon, 04/27/2020 — There is no shortage of graphs that predict the behavior of COVID-19 and, consequently, guide human actions. But, how do researchers create a model of a virus? And how does a model inform public policy? The Commons, Biodiversity Institute and...

Fri, 04/24/2020 — LAWRENCE – The University of Kansas earned first place in this year’s Virtual Case Study (VCS) Competition, hosted by StudentAffairs.com. StudentAffairs.com provides student affairs professionals with resources to effectively support and enhance student growth and development. Since 2002, StudentAffairs.com has sponsored a VCS competition for master’s-level students in student personnel administration, counseling or higher education administration graduate programs. Each team member must be currently enrolled in a master’s-level program during the corresponding spring semester for a minimum of three credit hours. The 2020 case study scenario dealt with food

Fri, 04/24/2020 — Think back five years to spring 2015. People in Kansas were enjoying a rare spectacle of nature: the emergence of the Kansan brood (Brood IV) of 17-year cicadas. In backyards, parks and forests, they saw the small cicadas and the exoskeletons...

Fri, 04/24/2020 — The University of Kansas Libraries have activated HathiTrust’s Emergency Temporary Access Service. The Emergency Temporary Access Service permits special access for HathiTrust member libraries that suffer an involuntary,...

Fri, 04/24/2020 — Regina Richards, inaugural director of the Office of Diversity and Inclusion and an assistant professor at the University of Colorado School of Medicine, will take part in interviews as a candidate for vice provost for diversity & equity at...

Thu, 04/23/2020 — The University of Kansas Edwards Campus will host a one-day digital conference May 1, bringing together area business leaders and KU Edwards Campus students. The Destination Talent conference will provide essential skills training on critical...

Wed, 04/22/2020 — The University of Kansas Center for Latin American & Caribbean Studies (CLACS) has been chosen as one of 11 area study centers nationwide to participate in the first grant period of the Tinker Field Research Collaborative.   The Tinker...

Tue, 04/21/2020 —  People around the world are isolating themselves to help slow the spread of COVID-19, but the crisis can heighten depression for those whose isolation has weakened their social support systems. Yet trends suggest men will be diagnosed with...

Tue, 04/21/2020 — Rachel Endo, the founding dean and a professor in the School of Education at the University of Washington-Tacoma, will take part in interviews as a candidate for vice provost for diversity & equity at the University of Kansas. Endo, whose...

Mon, 04/20/2020 — A faculty member at the University of Kansas College of Liberal Arts & Sciences has been elected a fellow of the prestigious Royal Society of Arts. Paul Scott, associate professor of French, has been at KU since 2004. The honor recognizes...

Mon, 04/20/2020 — A University of Kansas professor has been recognized with one of the highest honors awarded in the field of medical and biological engineering. Susan Lunte, Ralph N. Adams Distinguished Professor of Chemistry & Pharmaceutical Chemistry and...

Mon, 04/20/2020 — A new emergency relief fund is now available for artists who have been adversely affected by the coronavirus pandemic. The Spencer Museum of Art, Charlotte Street Foundation and ArtsKC Regional Arts Council, with underwriting from the Andy...

Wed, 04/15/2020 — Dave Tell, University of Kansas professor of communication studies and creator of the nationally renowned Emmett Till Memory Project, has been named co-director of KU's Institute for Digital Research in the Humanities. Founded in 2010, IDRH...

Tue, 04/14/2020 — One major disruptor of the COVID-19 crisis has been the unprecedented need for millions of students to continue their education outside of a traditional classroom setting. But the crisis could be an opportunity to give students ownership of...

Tue, 04/14/2020 — Howard Rambsy II, author, cultural critic and professor of African American & American literature at Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville, will present a webinar on Richard Wright’s autobiography, “Black Boy,” to mark the 75th...

Tue, 04/14/2020 —  University of Kansas students Anton Barybin, of Lawrence, and Emily Hughes, of Leawood, have been selected for the Beckman Scholars Program, which supports research by exceptional undergraduates who seek to become leaders in the science field....

Tue, 04/14/2020 — Three University of Kansas School of Law alumni will receive the law school’s highest alumni honor, the Distinguished Alumni Award, this year. The award celebrates graduates for their professional achievements, contributions to the legal field...


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