Education & Behavior
Fri, 02/15/2019 — Undergraduate researchers from the University of Kansas will present their research projects at the Kansas statehouse Wednesday, Feb. 20, as part of Kansas Undergraduate Research Day at the Capitol. Students from the Lawrence and KU Medical...

Fri, 02/15/2019 — The University of Kansas Libraries will open a new exhibition in the Haricombe Gallery in Watson Library on Tuesday, Feb. 19. “For the People: KU Libraries Celebrate 150 Years of Publicly Accessible Government Information” is a...

Fri, 02/15/2019 — Nathan Wood will be giving this year’s Seaver Lecture at 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 19, at the Hall Center for the Humanities. Wood is an associate professor of history at the University of Kansas, and he will present “From ‘Machine Love’...

Wed, 02/13/2019 — Kansas residents are invited to see the impact of research performed by graduate students at the University of Kansas on Feb. 26 at the Capitol Graduate Research Summit in Topeka. Eight graduate students from the Lawrence campus and five...

Wed, 02/13/2019 — Interim Provost and Executive Vice Chancellor Carl Lejuez has announced that Simon Atkinson, Indiana University – Purdue University Indianapolis’ vice chancellor for research, will lead the University of Kansas Office of Research as the new...

Tue, 02/12/2019 — The KU Edwards Campus is helping local businesses invest in the professional development of their employees with its various leadership programs, including its newly launched Professional Leadership Certificate. For today’s employees, it’s...

Tue, 02/12/2019 — Five outstanding juniors will be the University of Kansas’ nominees for Harry S. Truman Scholarships. The students are competing for the prestigious national awards, which provide up to $30,000 for graduate study. The awards are given to...

Tue, 02/12/2019 — The Emily Taylor Center for Women & Gender Equity is hosting its first-ever KU Masculinities Month Keynote Lecture this week.  Author Donna Zuckerberg will present “Not All Dead White Men: Classics and Misogyny in the Digital...

Mon, 02/11/2019 — Peter Bobkowski, University of Kansas associate professor of journalism, is the recipient of the 2018-2019 Gretchen and Gene Budig Teaching Professorship of Writing. He will present a lecture on the importance of teaching writing at 4 p.m....

Mon, 02/11/2019 —  For several decades, federal policymakers have pushed for education in America to be a more scientific endeavor. Researchers have sought to improve all aspects of education, but little attention has been paid to the experiences of educators...

Wed, 02/06/2019 — The Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies (CLACS) — recently designated a 2018-2022 National Resource Center by a Title VI grant from the U.S. Department of Education — has announced the first round of awardees for the sought-after...

Tue, 02/05/2019 — Through the Graduate Scholarly Presentation Travel Fund, graduate students on the KU Lawrence and Edwards campuses presented their research at professional conferences and events across North America, the Caribbean, Europe, Asia, Australia and...

Fri, 02/01/2019 — The Office of Graduate Studies invites the University of Kansas community to nominate faculty, staff and graduate students for awards that recognize exceptional efforts in teaching, mentoring and service. Award recipients will be honored at the...

Thu, 01/31/2019 — The Cofrin Logan Center for Addiction Research and Treatment will launch its spring seminar series with a talk by University of Kansas alumnus Stephen Higgins at 10:30 a.m. Friday, Feb. 1, at Alderson Auditorium in the Kansas Union. Higgins,...

Thu, 01/31/2019 — The 11th annual Jana Mackey Distinguished Lecture Series returns next month with renowned legal expert and activist Fatima Goss Graves. Goss Graves will present “No Going Back: Why Title IX Matters to You” at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 5, in the...

Tue, 01/29/2019 —  Nearly every student studying to become a teacher has at least a passing familiarity with Harry Potter. However, most have no experience with being an outsider to an educational system like the English language learners they can expect in their...

Tue, 01/29/2019 — The Office of International Programs has changed its name to KU International Affairs. The new moniker reflects refocused efforts and new services at the University of Kansas that better advance global exchange and interaction. “The name KU...

Mon, 01/28/2019 — When institutions, organizations or individuals establish incentives to encourage behavior toward a particular outcome, the results can often be complex and lead to unintended consequences. Mathematical models of strategic game theory help to...

Mon, 01/28/2019 — The University of Kansas Libraries will open a new exhibition in the Kenneth Spencer Research Library in February. “Meet the Spencers: A Marriage of Arts and Sciences” features a personal look at Kenneth A. and Helen F. Spencer, avid...

Fri, 01/25/2019 — High school students in USD 232 (De Soto) have a new, accelerated path to a bachelor’s degree. On Jan. 24, USD 232 Superintendent Frank Harwood, Johnson County Community College President Joe Sopcich and KU Edwards Campus Vice Chancellor David...


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