Education & Behavior
Fri, 04/06/2018 — The University of Kansas Department of Health, Sport & Exercise Sciences will offer the master's degree in sport management in a fully online delivery format, beginning in fall 2018. The program explores all facets of sport management,...

Thu, 04/05/2018 — The School of Education at the University of Kansas has joined Lawrence Public Schools (USD 497) to co-host the inaugural EDTalks! Research & Teaching Festival. The event, celebrating the collaboration between the two organizations, will be...

Thu, 04/05/2018 — The Hall Center for the Humanities will feature a diverse lineup of authors, journalists and academics for its 2018-19 Humanities Lecture Series. Speakers in the coming academic year will focus on topics ranging from Latinos and immigration...

Tue, 04/03/2018 — LAWRENCE – The University of Kansas Department of Spanish & Portuguese will welcome Raquel Salas Rivera, 2018 Poet Laureate of Philadelphia and CantoMundo Fellow, for a presentation at the Hall Center for Humanities and a poetry reading at the Raven Book Store on April 23. As a person of mixed ethnicity and heritage born in Mayagϋez, Puerto Rico, and based in Philadelphia, identifying as queer and nonbinary, Rivera writes poetry that pushes political conversations about race, code-switching, sexual/gender identifications and oppressive social and economic pressures predominantly affecting marginalized communities.   Recently selected in January as the 2018 Poet

Mon, 04/02/2018 — If our brains are computers, they are analog and not digital, according to research by a University of Kansas philosopher. Some researchers have argued there is a close analogy between the all-or-nothing nature of neural spikes in the brain and...

Mon, 04/02/2018 — United Kingdom-based artist Paul Harfleet will visit Lawrence April 5-6 to plant pansies at sites of homophobic abuse. Harfleet’s visit is part of the Spencer Museum of Art’s Integrated Arts Research Initiative (IARI), and he will present...

Fri, 03/30/2018 — Writer Danez Smith will speak at 7 p.m. Tuesday, April 3, at Liberty Hall to feature readings from their recent book, “Don’t Call Us Dead” (2017), published by Graywolf Press. Smith is a black, queer, Poz writer and performer from St. Paul,

Thu, 03/29/2018 — The University of Kansas has announced the 2018-19 Common Book, intended to broaden the campus community's conversations about identity and citizenship. "Create Dangerously: The Immigrant Artist at Work," by Edwidge Danticat, will be the focus...

Wed, 03/28/2018 — Turns out the ancient Greek knew what he was talking about. In the first study of its kind, a University of Kansas professor has defined the amount of time necessary to make a friend as well as how long it typically takes to move through the...

Wed, 03/28/2018 — The University of Kansas debate team of seniors Quaram Robinson and Will Katz won the 72nd National Debate Tournament, which took place March 20-27 at Wichita State University. It is the sixth time a KU team has won the national championship...

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Wed, 03/21/2018 — LAWRENCE – Recent headlines about melting permafrost threatening the world’s foremost seed bank drive home the timeliness of “Big Botany: Conversations with the Plant World,” an exhibition opening next week at the Spencer Museum of Art that features photographs of the Svalbard Global Seed Vault and other seed banks among its 100-plus artworks. Spencer Museum Associate Director and Senior Curator Stephen Goddard, a lifelong gardener and former University of Kansas professor of art history, said the exhibition began to take shape in his mind as long as five years ago, and that he’s worked on it steadily for the past two or three years. It’s his contribution to the

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Wed, 03/21/2018 — The University of Kansas has nine graduate programs ranked in the top 10 and 46 graduate programs ranked in the top 50 among public universities in the 2019 edition of U.S. News & World Report’s “Best Graduate Schools” rankings, which...

Mon, 03/19/2018 — LAWRENCE – The Brady Education Foundation has selected the University of Kansas Center for Montessori Research to manage the multisite database and conduct the aggregated analysis for a new study that will investigate how Montessori early childhood education affects the academic and social-emotional development of children. Specifically, the study will focus on determining whether Montessori education is equally effective across cultural groups and whether it reduces the effects of lower family income on children’s outcomes. Joining the KU Center for Montessori Research for the study will be data collection teams at Child Trends and the Riley Institute at Furman

Fri, 03/16/2018 — When Scott Kebler, an eight-year Marine Corps veteran, was looking for a place to attend college, he landed on the University of Kansas because of its high rating for veterans. Yet, when he arrived, he struggled to make the transition from...

Thu, 03/15/2018 — The University of Kansas Department of Special Education will welcome Phil Ferguson, professor emeritus at Chapman University, to present at the Edward L. Meyen Distinguished Lecture Series. The 2018 event will begin with a casual reception at 4...

Wed, 03/14/2018 — LAWRENCE – The University of Kansas School of Law ranks in the top 25 percent of law schools sending graduates to the nation’s largest law firms, according to the National Law Journal’s annual report on “Go-To Law Schools.” KU ranked 18th among public law schools and 50th overall in percentage of new graduates hired at the 100 largest law firms in the country – with 8 percent of graduates in the class of 2017 joining those firms as associates. “The quality and affordability of a KU law degree make it possible for our graduates to pursue whatever career feeds their passions. Some choose the 'Big Law' route. Others take small-firm, business, government and

Wed, 03/14/2018 — Five faculty members at the University of Kansas will receive 2018 University Scholarly Achievement Awards recognizing significant scholarly or research achievements for scholars in the middle of their careers. Chancellor Douglas A. Girod will...

Wed, 03/14/2018 — LAWRENCE – The University of Kansas School of Languages, Literatures & Cultures will host its first commencement recognition ceremony in 2018. The ceremony will take place at 8:30 a.m. Saturday, May 12, in Woodruff Auditorium in the Kansas Union. During this event, graduating students from the departments of African & African-American Studies; East Asian Languages & Cultures; French, Francophone & Italian Studies; Germanic Languages & Literatures; Slavic Languages & Literatures, and Spanish & Portuguese will be recognized for their academic achievements. “The students graduating from the SLLC represent some of KU’s best and brightest who

Wed, 03/14/2018 — Students from the Lawrence, Valley Heights and Wichita areas will converge at the Capitol this week to take part in a celebration of quality afterschool programs. AFTERSCHOOL Day at the Capitol will feature activities in the arts and sciences...

Mon, 03/12/2018 — An innovative program to help working and future teachers learn research-based strategies and methods to improve inclusion for students with low-incidence disabilities is nearing graduation for its first cohort of students, but teachers are...


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