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Tue, 09/14/2021 — Red Hot Research will return this fall to the University of Kansas in a different setting. Events in the series will take place Fridays in The Commons’ main hall with a reception to follow in Weaver Courtyard in an effort to offer space for...

Mon, 09/13/2021 — A University of Kansas program with a commitment to developing potential in faculty has announced its newest cohort. The Senior Administrative Fellows Program, which began in 1993, cultivates the leadership skills and organizational know-how of...

Mon, 09/13/2021 — The University of Kansas improved two spots to 58th among public universities in the 2022 edition of the U.S. News & World Report “Best Colleges” rankings, released today. The university also moved up two slots to 122nd among all...

Fri, 09/10/2021 — The University of Kansas School of Social Welfare’s Center for Community Engagement and Collaboration (CCEC) will host a series of interactive panels highlighting current school research and community practice in areas related to the Grand...

Fri, 09/10/2021 — LAWRENCE – Five University of Kansas professors have been selected to pursue special projects designed to develop their scholarship in a field while also fostering collaboration at KU during the 2021-22 academic year. The following faculty members have been awarded Keeler Intra-University Professorships this academic year: Amy Burgin, environmental studies and ecology & evolutionary biology  Ben Chappell, American studies Trent Herda, health, sport & exercise sciences Michael Krueger, visual art Emily Witt, mathematics Keeler Intra-University Professorships provide faculty members an opportunity to strengthen their knowledge of an academic specialty, to

Fri, 09/10/2021 — With the United States facing another surge of COVID-19 due to the Delta variant, an at-home test for the virus developed by researchers at the University of Kansas is moving toward commercial production. The aim is to launch the product in...

Thu, 09/09/2021 — As COVID-19 vaccinations began in December 2020, social media and online platforms were awash with celebrities, health care workers, politicians and eventually laypeople sharing selfies confirming they got the shot. At the same time, vaccination...

Wed, 09/08/2021 — University of Kansas School of Architecture & Design architecture department chair Hui Cai has been named the HDC 10 Educator of the Year by Healthcare Design Magazine.   The HDC 10 professional awards program honors...

Wed, 09/08/2021 — Last season, Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes boasted a 66.3 pass-completion percentage. But Mahomes’ impressive stat pales compared with the accuracy of MAHOMES, or Metal Activity Heuristic of Metalloprotein and Enzymatic Sites,

Thu, 09/02/2021 — The College of Liberal Arts & Sciences at the University of Kansas awarded 11 faculty members for contributions in research, teaching and mentoring. The prizes acknowledge outstanding professors for commitment to advising and teaching...

Thu, 09/02/2021 — Texas enacted the strictest anti-abortion law in the country on Wednesday after the U.S. Supreme Court declined to block the law banning the procedure after six weeks of pregnancy. Two University of Kansas faculty members are available to...

Mon, 08/30/2021 — The University of Kansas has announced that Jeff Chasen will lead accessibility and inclusion efforts at KU. As assistant vice provost for employee growth, development, accessibility and inclusion, Chasen also will play a key role in defining...

Thu, 08/26/2021 — The School of Architecture & Design at the University of Kansas has announced programming for the Fall 2021 KU Design Symposium Lecture Series. The fall lineup includes designers, artists and activists working in an array of disciplines...

Wed, 08/25/2021 — KU Student Affairs and the University of Kansas Health System have announced two new leaders for Watkins Health Services. In a dyad leadership model, Ellen Herman serves as the administrative director, and Dr. Graig Nickel has been named medical...

Mon, 08/23/2021 — LAWRENCE – For Benjamin Rosenthal, "queering" the gallery for his new solo exhibition at Studios Inc. involves more than a sense of the body through drawings of phallus-like shapes and incorporating Calvin Klein underwear bands. It’s in how he mixes up drawing, painting, sculpture and video art forms. The University of Kansas associate professor of visual art has a new show titled “And the band played on, and on on,” which runs through Sept. 24 in the front gallery of the Kansas City, Missouri, nonprofit organization dedicated to helping midcareer artists. Rosenthal received a three-year artist’s residency, which consists of over 2,000 square feet of studio and

Tue, 08/17/2021 — Nine faculty members at the University of Kansas are being recognized as winners of annual distinguished teaching awards. The nine award recipients will be honored Thursday, Aug. 19, at the KU Teaching Summit. This year’s winners are as...

Fri, 08/13/2021 — Fully vaccinated students at the University of Kansas’ Lawrence and Edwards campuses will be eligible to enter a drawing to receive incentives including free tuition, upgraded parking passes and a range of other prizes after uploading their...

Wed, 08/11/2021 — Sensorimotor issues aren’t well understood in people with autism spectrum disorder, or ASD, yet they are important because they can be observed before social and communication indicators for the disorder, and they can predict worse functional...

Mon, 08/02/2021 — A new study from the University of Kansas in the journal Appetite examines people’s choices when confronted with an all-you-can-eat buffet. It turns out that the food we choose to heap on our plates might predict our chances of having higher...

Mon, 07/26/2021 — LAWRENCE – If you’re mowing the lawn and your spouse asks you to “cut it a little shorter,” any discrepancy resulting from your different interpretations of “little” is harmless. In an operating room, however, it can mean the difference, if not between life and death, then between successful healing and injurious failure. That’s why a multidisciplinary team of researchers, including a linguist from the University of Kansas, set out to test whether such inexact language in the OR can lead to medical errors. A new paper co-written by Andrew McKenzie, KU associate professor of linguistics, and Drs. Gary Sutkin and Cynthia Liu, a professor and former student,


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