Education & Behavior
Fri, 10/18/2019 — Margaret Bayer, University of Kansas professor of mathematics, has been named to the 2020 Class of Fellows for the Association for Women in Mathematics (AWM). Bayer will be honored for her far-reaching work on the combinatorics and geometry of...

Fri, 10/18/2019 — LAWRENCE – Keith Van de Riet’s ARCH 509 design-build studio finished the Kaw Pavilion on a zero budget – and are walking away with two architecture awards. The studio won the merit award for “Small Architectural Project” from the AIA Kansas Design Awards and the student project award in the “Green Architecture” category for the Architecture MasterPrize. Eleven students made up the University of Kansas class that designed and built the project in four months. It serves as a rest stop, classroom and meeting space on the Burroughs Creek Trail in East Lawrence and was created from all recycled or donated materials. It is inspired by indigenous cultures and the

Fri, 10/18/2019 — Six alumni will receive the University of Kansas Alumni Association’s Black Alumni Network Mike and Joyce Shinn Leaders and Innovators Award for their contributions to the university, their profession and their communities. The award is named...

Fri, 10/18/2019 — LAWRENCE – The Kansas Center for Autism Research and Training at the University of Kansas Life Span Institute and the Kansas Chapter of the National Fragile X Foundation will co-host a conference on FMR1 gene disorders that will bring together family members, caregivers, researchers, educators, therapists and individuals who want to learn more about this genetic disorder. The one-day event, “Premutation Carriers: FXAND, FXPOI, FXTAS and Everything in Between,” will be held 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Nov. 2 at the KU Edwards Campus in Overland Park. Registration for the event is $40, and child care is provided. The conference will focus on  Fragile X (FX) Syndrome, FX

Thu, 10/17/2019 — This fall, the University of Kansas welcomed six students from around the world as part of the Fulbright Foreign Student Program as well as a Fulbright Visiting Scholar from Russia. Representing diverse academic fields, the Fulbright students...

Thu, 10/17/2019 — Farming communities across the U.S. are struggling. They face challenges such as low prices for agricultural products, high prices for energy and fertilizer, pollution from runoff and waste, and depleting water supplies. They also have...

Wed, 10/16/2019 — The School of Education at the University of Kansas has announced dates for the 2019-2020 Strategies Event Series, which will include three interactive professional development lectures at the Edwards Campus in Overland Park.  The first...

Wed, 10/16/2019 — Every year, one to three students at the University of Kansas who have overcome significant personal hardships are awarded the Jerry Bailey Educational Opportunity Scholarship. The scholarship program, now in its sixth year, was established by...

Wed, 10/16/2019 — New York Times best-selling author Robin DiAngelo will discuss her book “White Fragility: Why It’s So Hard for White People to Talk About Racism” at the University of Kansas on Oct. 28. DiAngelo will examine the dynamics of “white...

Wed, 10/16/2019 — Four candidates for the position of provost and executive vice chancellor of the Lawrence campus are scheduled to visit the University of Kansas in late October and early November. Names and other details about the candidates will be announced...

Tue, 10/15/2019 —  Nearly everyone can look back on their school days and remember the teachers who also coached one of the school’s athletic teams. Fewer would have those memories about their college days, but coaches who also teach are still common,...

Mon, 10/14/2019 — After attending the Global Grand Challenges Summit in London, University of Kansas School of Engineering student Gyasi Talib knows one thing: He can go toe-to-toe with some of the top students in the world and hold his own. “There were Ivy...

Mon, 10/14/2019 — What are the factors that contribute to economic development? Can policy play a role in promoting economic growth? These questions will be discussed in this year’s Kansas Economic Policy Conference, hosted by the Institute for Policy &...

Fri, 10/11/2019 — The University of Kansas Department of Health, Sport & Exercise Sciences invites walkers and runners to participate in the 2019 Dr. Bob Run 5K Event, supporting student scholarships. The event will be at 9 a.m. Oct. 20 at Rim Rock...

Fri, 10/11/2019 — The University of Kansas has endorsed applications from five students and a recent graduate applying for prestigious fellowships for study in the United Kingdom and Ireland.  Kara Fort, Alex Murray and Samiyah Para-Cremer are applying for the...

Fri, 10/11/2019 — The University of Kansas has announced participants selected for the 2019-2020 Staff Fellows Program, which seeks to strengthen the university by developing leaders at all levels of the institution. The yearlong professional development program...

Thu, 10/10/2019 — The University of Kansas senior class has honored Matt O’Reilly, associate professor in the Department of Civil, Environmental & Architectural Engineering, with the 2019 H.O.P.E. Award — to Honor an Outstanding Progressive Educator. The...

Wed, 10/09/2019 — A scientist specializing in transport proteins at the University of Kansas Medical Center and a mathematician with more than 50 years of teaching successes at KU will be honored respectively for their research and teaching by KU Endowment’s...

Wed, 10/09/2019 — In an effort to provide research opportunities to more students, nine faculty members are working with the Center for Undergraduate Research this fall to redesign portions of their courses to include a larger research or creative component....

Mon, 10/07/2019 — The University of Kansas and Lawrence Public Schools have expanded a partnership that will allow high school students to receive KU credit for classes they are taking in high school. Chancellor Douglas A. Girod appeared Monday at an event with...


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