Now in its 40th year, the KU Design Symposium Lecture Series (formerly Hallmark Symposium) has introduced KU students and the local community to top designers and artists working in a wide range of disciplines and professional fields.
University of Kansas sports events have long showcased the talent and tenacity of athletes at the top of their game. A new program launched in fall 2023 extends that tradition beyond the university’s gifted student-athletes to shine a light on exceptional faculty researchers who exhibit talent and tenacity in their academic disciplines.
Gregory Rudnick, professor of physics & astronomy at KU, is leading a team that recently earned a $375,000 grant from the National Science Foundation to study “gas content and star-formation properties of galaxies” that are altered depending on where they are moving through the cosmos.
The new paper provides guidelines for those curious about using either of the leading AI engines in their academic writing. They largely apply to any kind of writing, but the authors found while AI can be a useful tool, a human touch is still necessary to avoid faulty work.
The researchers also determined that the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education duty hour reform introduced in 2011 provided no effect on improving physician health outcomes.
The program is offered through the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, which offers about 15 one-year fellowships to graduating seniors and individuals who have graduated during the past academic year to work as research assistants for Carnegie’s senior scholars.
The team of seniors Graham Revare, Shawnee, with William Soper, Bucyrus, combined with the team of sophomores John Marshall, Lawrence, and Jiyoon Park, Topeka, to close out the championship debate of the tournament.
Jacque Eidson, a lecturer in the University of Kansas School of Professional Studies, has received a Fulbright Specialist Award to travel to France, where she will present on fintech. ...
NASA astronaut and KU School of Engineering graduate Loral O’Hara will host a live Q&A with KU students and faculty from her post on the International Space Station.
A program for veterans and first responders developed with University of Kansas expertise is showing positive results for those populations experiencing emotional turmoil and post-traumatic stress. In a pilot study, program participants had a substantially lower dropout rate than the average across all types of treatment for PTSD.
A new exhibition of her work reminds viewers of the more overtly political stances she took in her work.
Expungement seals an arrest record, diversion or conviction from public view, with certain exceptions. The Legal Aid Clinic will provide free legal representation to eligible individuals seeking to expunge records in Douglas County District Court and/or Lawrence Municipal Court.
A former senior leader in the Department of Defense (DOD) research community has joined the University of Kansas’ Office of Graduate Military Programs as its director of national security research. ...
The new KU School of Business research appears in the Academy of Management Perspectives.
A new study co-written by a University of Kansas researcher finds that, in certain cases, the stereotypes Americans hold about those who speak with a Southern accent override the actual information reaching their ears. “We wanted to know: Are they paying attention to what they're told, or are they paying attention to what the person actually sounds like?”
The U.S. Department of Education released the latest version of the National Education Technology Plan on Jan. 22, a guideline for schools and educators across the country to use technology to improve education and access for all students. James Basham, professor of special education at the University of Kansas, was...
The University of Kansas Debate team started the new year with a bang, sweeping two Sunflower Winter Swing tournaments hosted by KU and Kansas State University in early January. ...
UGRA recipients are awarded a $1,000 scholarship as they work on mentored research and creative projects. Students apply for UGRAs by writing a four-page research proposal under the guidance of a mentor. Faculty reviewers evaluate the applications based on the merit of the applicant’s proposal and a recommendation from the mentor.
Although India is the world’s largest democracy, it has been greatly understudied, especially its approach to trade. A University of Kansas legal expert argues in a new analysis of Indian trade law and policy that its defining characteristic has been inconsistency. ...
It's time to celebrate Jayhawk colleagues' achievements: KU News Service staff accepted submissions and combed websites, social media and newsletters for recent external honors and awards for current faculty and staff at the Lawrence, Edwards and Medical Center campuses and affiliates. ...
The University of Kansas School of Public Affairs & Administration (SPAA) and the Institute for Policy & Social Research (IPSR) will launch a new series ahead of the 2024 presidential election to welcome public policy experts and their thoughts on “The Future of Democratic Governance.”...
Hope Krebill, assistant director of community outreach and engagement at the KU Cancer Center, will be discussing “the value of patient engagement in the research process from bench to bedside.”
The six-month program provides an experiential, hands-on approach allowing participants to learn the essentials of effective leadership to lead from where they are within their organization while developing insights and skills that will support their career growth at the university. The curriculum includes classroom sessions as well as individual coaching, small group collaborations and independent study and reflection to sustain the learning.
The University of Kansas Department of Mathematics has awarded Undergraduate Research Awards in Mathematics (MathUGRA) to three mathematics majors to support their research projects for the spring 2024 semester. ...
New research from the University of Kansas could help settle a question among basketball coaches and athletes on when to incorporate weightlifting during practice. In a study published in the journal Frontiers in Sports and Active Living, researchers found that resistance training before basketball practice has minimal to no effect...
The University of Kansas has announced Employees of the Month for December 2023. These staff members have made outstanding contributions to the KU Lawrence community. ...
The COVID-19 pandemic was not the first time a crisis swept through the nation and beyond, forcing businesses and media to find ways to reach people in uncertain times. A new study from the University of Kansas has analyzed newspaper advertising strategies from the Great Depression to see what one...
High school students can now register for KU School of Pharmacy’s 2024 summer camp. The camp offers a hands-on experience to explore the pharmacy profession. In addition to day camps on the University of Kansas Lawrence campus June 10, 12 and 14, a two-day, two-night camp is offered June 23-25. ...
The Marion County Record has been selected to receive the 2024 William Allen White Foundation National Citation, marking the first time in the foundation’s history that the award will be presented to an organization rather than an individual. ...
A new exhibition opening today at the Spencer Museum of Art at the University of Kansas explores the life and death of abolitionist John Brown as interpreted by acclaimed Black modernist Jacob Lawrence. “Jacob Lawrence and the Legend of John Brown” features a series of 22 prints created in 1974. ...