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Thu, 04/15/2021 — Four students at the University of Kansas are nominees for Udall Undergraduate Scholarships, which recognize students who demonstrate leadership, public service and commitment in the fields of tribal public policy, native health care or the...

Mon, 04/05/2021 — An assistant professor at the University of Kansas received a prestigious grant designed to help early-career faculty members in STEM disciplines establish a lifetime of leadership in their respective fields. The Faculty Early Career...

Fri, 04/02/2021 — Three friends and members of the executive board of the Chemistry Club at the University of Kansas received some good news about the future of their planned careers in STEM fields late last week. Anton Barybin, Emma Cosner and Jonah Stiel —...

Thu, 04/01/2021 — Demand for in-home long-term services and supports has been steadily growing in the United States in recent years, and the COVID-19 pandemic has only increased need — while also increasing risk of transmission. University of Kansas researchers...

Wed, 03/31/2021 — Four faculty members at the University of Kansas will receive 2021 University Scholarly Achievement Awards, which recognize significant scholarly or research achievement for scholars in the middle of their careers. The annual awards recognize...

Tue, 03/30/2021 — LAWRENCE – Whereas most people look at Antoine Vollon’s sumptuous painting “Mound of Butter” and see pure, yellow joy, Marni Kessler sees a severed head and underlying rancidity. It's the same sort of thing when the University of Kansas professor of the history of art looks at Edouard Manet’s “Fish (Still Life)" and Edgar Degas’ “Portrait of a Man” bracketed by cuts of meat. Kessler’s new book, “Discomfort Food: The Culinary Imagination in Late Nineteenth-Century French Art” (University of Minnesota Press, 2021), explains in sometimes personal as well as exquisitely researched historical detail a series of paintings of food by French masters in ways different than

Tue, 03/30/2021 — The University of Kansas has nine graduate programs in the top 10 and 50 programs in the top 50 among public universities in the 2022 rankings from U.S. News & World Report, released today. KU’s local government management program...

Tue, 03/23/2021 — Two University of Kansas researchers have contributed chapters for a book on the history of disability as part of public health and how insurance influences health outcomes for individuals with disabilities. Jean Hall and Dot Nary contributed...

Thu, 03/11/2021 — Much like coronavirus, circulating HIV-1 viruses mutate into diverse variants that pose challenges for scientists developing vaccines to protect people from HIV/AIDS. “AIDS vaccine development has been a decades-long challenge partly because...

Wed, 03/10/2021 — Researchers at the University of Kansas have launched a study to test the outcomes of a career design model, delivered virtually, that supports people with intellectual and developmental disabilities to set and work toward self-determined career...

Tue, 03/09/2021 — The 40th class of University Scholars and their faculty mentors were recently recognized during digital receptions hosted by the University of Kansas. The University Scholars Program is designed to recognize and encourage academically talented...

Wed, 03/03/2021 — The University of Kansas chapter of the Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi initiated more than 100 students at the beginning of the spring 2021 semester. The nation’s oldest and most selective honor society for students from all academic...

Tue, 03/02/2021 — LAWRENCE – Students from each of the Kansas Board of Regents' four-year public universities will share work during Kansas’ Undergraduate Research Days. The 2021 event will take place online March 2-4. Ten University of Kansas students will share their work during the free event, which is hosted this year by Fort Hays State University. “This event is a chance for our students to highlight the undergraduate research opportunities they have had as a result of their studies at the University of Kansas, as well as how this work enhances their own education while also improving the lives of Kansans. Although it is sad that we cannot meet in the Capitol, this virtual

Mon, 03/01/2021 — Youth violence is a leading cause of death for young people and is responsible for more than 400,000 nonfatal injuries each year nationwide, according to the Centers for Disease and Prevention. Although violent incidents also can have serious...

Fri, 02/26/2021 — A team of investigators at the University of Kansas is collecting data and designing interventions to improve the quality of sleep for firefighters and paramedics in the Lawrence Douglas County Fire-Medical Department. For these first responders,

Fri, 02/26/2021 — LAWRENCE – The annual Capitol Graduate Research Summit features groundbreaking research every year from Kansas state universities. This year Ankit Verma and Nadia Alissa stood out among the University of Kansas graduate students, as each claimed the top spot in their respective divisions. Verma received the distinction as the top presenter from KU, while Alissa was the top presenter from the KU Medical Center in the 18th annual summit. Eight KU graduate students from the Lawrence campus and five graduate students from the KU Medical Center presented their research virtually from Feb. 18 to Feb. 24. Verma, a doctoral student in chemical & petroleum engineering,

Wed, 02/24/2021 — Conservative legislation has resulted in funding cuts and clinic closures for abortion providers in many states. But such anti-abortion policies have damaging consequences on women who rely on family planning clinics for other health services,...

Fri, 02/19/2021 — KU’s fourth annual One Day. One KU. giving day brought in gifts benefiting everything from butterflies to Alzheimer’s disease research on its most successful giving day to date. The 24-hour event Feb. 18 raised a total of $3,396,158 from...

Thu, 02/18/2021 — A diverse group of University of Kansas researchers from a broad range of scholarly backgrounds — and including many female and underrepresented voices — will receive training and work together to produce public scholarship that speaks to a...

Tue, 02/16/2021 — LAWRENCE – Eight University of Kansas graduate students from the Lawrence campus and five graduate students from the KU Medical Center are putting their groundbreaking research on public display starting Feb. 18. KU students will join graduate students from Emporia State University, Fort Hays State University, Kansas State University, Pittsburg State University and Wichita State University at the Capitol Graduate Research Summit. This year’s event will take place virtually, instead of in the Kansas Statehouse. The graduate students selected to participate represent a wide range of research interests, including physical and natural sciences, medicine and pharmacy,


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