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Wed, 09/30/2020 — Sexual minority individuals experience depression and anxiety at higher rates than their heterosexual counterparts, yet both the individuals and therapists report experiencing difficulties in treatment. A University of Kansas researcher has...

Wed, 09/30/2020 — The Institute for Digital Research in the Humanities at the University of Kansas has announced the newly selected fellows for the 2020-2021 program focusing on the ethics, politics and techniques of digital storytelling. From a competitive pool...

Wed, 09/30/2020 — With the city of Louisville still reeling from a grand jury's recent findings about Breonna Taylor's shooting, the ongoing debate about the limits of excessive force continues to divide the nation. But unlike in the past, when such stories were...

Tue, 09/29/2020 — A University of Kansas professor is leading an effort to develop a quick-turnaround COVID-19 test that can be used at home. “Eventually, our test will go into a home — like an early pregnancy test at home,” said Steven Soper, a Foundation...

Tue, 09/29/2020 — Five seniors have been selected as finalists for the 30th annual Excellence in Community, Education and Leadership Awards at the University of Kansas. Two winners will be announced at the conclusion of Homecoming week, which culminates in the...

Tue, 09/29/2020 — LAWRENCE – Kansas Public Radio received overwhelming support from listeners during its fall membership drive, which raised more than $315,000, making it the most successful fall drive in the station’s history. In addition to listener pledges, KPR received $59,433 in challenge grants, which are provided by an individual, company or foundation that challenges listeners to match their gift of a specific amount within a certain timeframe. This fall, many KPR listeners who gave at the $120/year and above level received a KPR-branded face mask as a thank-you gift. The station also partnered with Hy-Vee to provide a high-need item to the Lawrence Humane Society for every

Tue, 09/29/2020 — far more than planners were expecting in person as they watched the COVID-19 pandemic close down the campus right before their originally scheduled date. The symposium was co-hosted by KU’ ...

Mon, 09/28/2020 —  Teaching is a challenging profession. Low pay, long hours, reliance on testing, and state and federal mandates make the job difficult, to say nothing of a pandemic that has upended education. Those stressors cause countless teachers to leave...

Mon, 09/28/2020 — John Hadl, one of the Jayhawk football legends enshrined in Memorial Stadium’s Ring of Honor, is the 2020 recipient of the Fred Ellsworth Medallion for his lifelong service to the University of Kansas. Hadl, who earned his bachelor’s degree...

Fri, 09/25/2020 —  Jerry Mitchell, investigative reporter for the Clarion-Ledger, MacArthur Fellow and co-founder of the Mississippi Center for Investigative Reporting, will talk about his new book, "Race Against Time: A Reporter Reopens the Unsolved Murder...

Fri, 09/25/2020 — Richard L. (Dick) Schiefelbusch, University Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences; longtime director of the Bureau of Child Research and namesake of the Schiefelbusch Institute for Life Span Studies, died Sept.

Wed, 09/23/2020 — A major new research project headquartered at the University of Kansas will investigate how intermittent streams — the half of the world’s streams that flow only part of the year — support both the environment and humankind. Intermittent...

Wed, 09/23/2020 — Some essential workers might agree to work a certain job for money. Some might do so out of a sense of duty. Others might be pressured to say “yes” to their work. “Honestly, who can easily walk away from the job without any backup plan or...

Wed, 09/23/2020 — Dr. Jeffrey Burns has been hailed by his peers for putting the University of Kansas Medical Center on the map in Alzheimer’s disease research — in particular, demonstrating how aerobic exercise benefits cognitive function and helps slow...

Wed, 09/23/2020 — The University of Kansas will celebrate its 108th Homecoming Sept. 28-Oct. 3, culminating in the KU football game against Oklahoma State on Oct. 3 in David Booth Kansas Memorial Stadium. The theme for this year’s event is “Rock Chalk Around...

Wed, 09/23/2020 — Every community has been touched by the COVID-19 pandemic, and while all have experienced some sort of negative outcomes, no two communities have been affected in the same way. That lack of a roadmap or template can make recovery difficult,...

Tue, 09/22/2020 — Seventy new law enforcement officers graduated from the Kansas Law Enforcement Training Center (KLETC) on Sept. 18 at a ceremony in KLETC’s Integrity Auditorium. The large class size was designed to prevent disruption to Kansas law...

Tue, 09/22/2020 — A distinguished professor and Black writing, literary and cultural studies scholar in the Department of English at the University of Kansas is the 2020 Chancellors Club Teaching Award recipient. Maryemma Graham is a University Distinguished...

Mon, 09/21/2020 — 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, 09/21/2020 — Many students face challenges staying focused and on task in the classroom. Now that the COVID-19 pandemic has transformed many homes into classrooms, those struggles have become even more challenging for parents, students and teachers....


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