Education & Behavior
Thu, 04/09/2020 —  State Farm has donated $20,000 through KU Endowment to the Kansas Fire & Training Rescue Institute (KFRTI) – a unit of KU Professional & Continuing Education. KFRTI will use the funds to purchase the additional vehicle extrication...

Wed, 04/08/2020 —  The University of Kansas’ Department of Theatre & Dance has announced the following students earned awards and recognition from the Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival, Region V. Almost all of the work stemmed from KU’s...

Tue, 04/07/2020 — About one-third of the U.S. population has no computer and/or broadband internet access at home, or they can only connect through mobile devices such as smartphones. Many of these individuals turn to public libraries as their primary provider of...

Wed, 04/01/2020 — Jerry Crawford, University of Kansas associate professor of journalism, is the recipient of the 2020 Gretchen and Gene Budig Teaching Professorship. The Budig Professorship Award recognizes outstanding faculty instruction, and recipients are...

Wed, 04/01/2020 — The University of Kansas Center for Sustainability is accepting nominations for the 13th Annual Sustainability Leadership Awards. These awards recognize students, faculty, staff, programs and projects that have made important contributions to...

Tue, 03/31/2020 — For the fourth consecutive year, the University of Kansas has been recognized for excellence in community college transfer by a national honor society. KU is one of 122 colleges and universities named to Phi Theta Kappa’s 2020 Transfer...

Thu, 03/26/2020 — The Robert J. Dole Institute of Politics at the University of Kansas has announced that it will provide free, online, educational programs and content while it remains closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. This will include new features as well...

Thu, 03/26/2020 —  Researchers at the University of Kansas and CAST, a nonprofit and founders of the universal design for learning framework, have won a grant to improve a tool that has proven effective at helping students, especially those with disabilities,...

Tue, 03/24/2020 — LAWRENCE – Yong Zhao, Foundation Distinguished Professor in the Department of Educational Leadership & Policy Studies at the University of Kansas, has been elected to membership in the National Academy of Education (NAEd). The academy consists of U.S. members and international associates who are elected on the basis of outstanding scholarship related to education. “It is a great honor to be elected into the National Academy of Education,” Zhao said. “I am proud to be a faculty member at KU, and I am grateful for all the support I have received from the leadership team and my colleagues.” Zhao previously served as the presidential chair and director of the

Fri, 03/20/2020 — As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to affect the Jayhawk community, many people are wondering what they can do to help. In response, KU Endowment is establishing a COVID-19 Emergency Relief fund. "From the student senate to alumni to faculty...

Tue, 03/17/2020 — Jason Hornberger, University of Kansas senior associate vice provost for finance, is one of 16 university business leaders from across the country who will take part in a selective leadership development program. The National Association of...

Tue, 03/17/2020 — LAWRENCE – The University of Kansas has nine graduate programs in the top 10 and 48 programs ranked in the top 50 among public universities in the 2021 rankings from U.S. News & World Report, released today. KU’s local government management program retained its top spot among all universities, and its special education program ranked first among public schools. The local government management program has held that spot since 1998. Some of the programs with the largest increases in rank among public schools include audiology, up 10 spots; public finance and budgeting, up seven spots; environmental/environmental health engineering, up six spots; civil engineering

Mon, 03/16/2020 — In an era when reality and hoax can look the same on the internet, a new podcast is giving listeners the scoop from people who know what they’re talking about. “When Experts Attack!” brings listeners into a conversation with a specialist...

Mon, 03/16/2020 — In response to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, schools across the country have joined countless other institutions in closing their doors to prevent large gatherings. While some have closed temporarily, others are keeping students away...

Mon, 03/09/2020 — Like other farmers, U.S. hop farmers face pressure from environmental change and a global marketplace. And like farmers of commodity crops, hop farmers rely on technologies to collect data and make data-driven decisions. Unlike most other farmers,

Fri, 03/06/2020 — The University of Kansas Libraries have announced the recipients of the fifth annual Alyce Hunley Whayne Visiting Researchers Travel Award winners, Sherri Smith and Charisse Burden-Stelly.  Smith is a faculty member of the Creative Writing MFA...

Thu, 03/05/2020 — Seven assistant professors at the University of Kansas have each received a prestigious grant designed to help early-career faculty members in STEM disciplines establish a lifetime of leadership in their respective fields. The National Science...

Thu, 03/05/2020 — Women’s advancement in most science disciplines has risen during this century, but that has not proven true for the field of economics. Donna Ginther, the Dean’s Professor of Economics at the University of Kansas, has taken on that career...

Wed, 03/04/2020 — Ibram Kendi, a New York Times bestselling author, professor of history and international relations, and the founding director of The Antiracist Research & Policy Center at American University, will deliver the Madison and Lila Self Graduate...

Wed, 03/04/2020 — Some children in the U.S. grow up under severe disadvantage in terms of the amount and quality of language they are exposed to in their earliest years. Researchers have documented that some children are exposed to roughly 30 million fewer words...


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