Education & Behavior
Fri, 02/16/2018 — Elementary and middle school students will flood the University of Kansas School of Engineering complex in March for Engineering Expo, a two-day event designed to allow young minds to explore STEM disciplines. “It is our main goal and sincere...

Thu, 02/15/2018 — The value and benefits of research performed by graduate students at the University of Kansas and KU Medical Center will be showcased Tuesday, Feb. 20, at the Capitol Graduate Research Summit in Topeka. In its 15th year, the annual summit...

Thu, 02/15/2018 — The Hall Center for the Humanities mourns the recent loss of editor, librarian, public historian and humanities adventurer Henry Fortunato, who died Feb. 5 at his home in Overland Park. He was 62.  Following a career in university relations,

Wed, 02/14/2018 — Madison Sargent has always had an eye on the stars. Now she may achieve her goal of reaching out to them before she even graduates from college. Sargent, a junior in aerospace engineering at the University of Kansas, is leading an effort to put...

Wed, 02/14/2018 — Ongoing funding shortfalls, a persistent achievement gap and competing political interests present obstacles for public educators and administrators. How can these issues be addressed to ensure that all children have access to free, quality...

Wed, 02/14/2018 — To better serve families, University of Kansas researchers are examining the use of standardized assessments of support needs for children with autism spectrum disorders and intellectual disabilities. Two recently published studies demonstrated...

Tue, 02/13/2018 — Echoing concerns that grew with the Internet itself a decade earlier, the rise of social media has stoked fears of “social displacement” — the alienation of people from friends and family in favor of Facebook and Twitter. A new study...

Tue, 02/13/2018 — Writer Hanif Abdurraqib discuss his new book, “They Can’t Kill Us Until They Kill Us,” at 7 p.m. Feb. 27 at Liberty Hall. Abdurraqib is from Columbus, Ohio, and writes at the intersection of music, culture and identity. In addition to his...

Mon, 02/12/2018 — Student researchers from the University of Kansas and KU Medical Center will present projects this week as part of Kansas Undergraduate Research Day at the Capitol. Students will join their peers from other Kansas Board of Regents public...

Mon, 02/12/2018 — In recent decades the field of evolutionary psychology has — though not without controversy — become popular as a means to understand thinking and decision-making. Works by author Steven Pinker and others have examined how selective...

Fri, 02/09/2018 — The University of Kansas Office of Research seeks nominations for the 2018 Higuchi-KU Endowment Research Achievement Awards, which are the highest honors for faculty accomplishments in research, scholarship and creative activity.  In 1981,...

Thu, 02/08/2018 — The University of Kansas Center for Latin American & Caribbean Studies, along with the Latinx Studies Initiative, will host a mental health symposium to support students — particularly minorities and those affected by recent U.S. policy...

Thu, 02/08/2018 — University of Kansas seniors Quaram Robinson and Will Katz ended the regular season as the top-ranked individual team in the country in the final College Debate Ratings. Robinson, of Round Rock, Texas, and Katz, of Topeka, competed at five...

Wed, 02/07/2018 — The Robert and Elizabeth Dole Archive and Special Collections at the Dole Institute of Politics has announced the recipients of two grants related to the Armenian Genocide of 1915-1917. The institute has awarded an archival fellowship to author...

Tue, 02/06/2018 — Diversity has long been a hot term on university campuses. But ask different people what diversity means, and answers will vary. A recent study by a University of Kansas professor finds that diversity is viewed with a broad, all-encompassing...

Tue, 02/06/2018 — Cultural performances and games from around the world will highlight the third annual International Jayhawk Festival, which will be 4-7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 8, in Daisy Hill Commons. The festival celebrates the global community at KU and the...

Tue, 02/06/2018 — A gift commitment of more than $1 million from KU alumna Tracy Ashlock will establish a travel fund for environmental studies students at the University of Kansas. Ashlock said the environment has always been one of her interests, starting when...

Tue, 02/06/2018 — This spring marks the 12th semester of Red Hot Research at KU. This series for KU researchers features five short presentations from across the university in an effort to share work among colleagues. Through this series, 218 faculty members and...

Mon, 02/05/2018 — The Office of Diversity & Equity this semester is offering a distinctive series of professional development opportunities for University of Kansas graduate students, faculty and staff that focus on mindfulness, strategies for handling...

Mon, 02/05/2018 — More than 100 companies and agencies will attend the Spring Engineering and Computing Career Fair, set for noon-4 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 8, at the Kansas Union. Students should review the complete list of employers and study those of...


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