Education & Behavior
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 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...

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...

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 — 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....

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...

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...

Fri, 10/04/2019 — Since its launch in 2008, the KU Law Medical-Legal Partnership (MLP) has provided free legal assistance to thousands of low-income patients at area hospitals while providing hands-on training to law students. Lou Mulligan, Earl B. Shurtz...

Thu, 10/03/2019 —  The Office of the Chancellor is now accepting nominations for the University Scholarly Achievement Award, which is a marquee award for the University of Kansas and a way to recognize standout researchers who embody KU's mission to make...

Wed, 10/02/2019 — For decades, statisticians, economists, philosophers and mathematicians have studied how to make decisions in the face of uncertainty, and typically their analyses have focused on how to use probability theory from mathematics to harness this...

Wed, 10/02/2019 — The number of students who speak English as a second or an additional language is on the rise in the United States. Yet not all new teachers moving into their first classrooms have worked with diverse student populations. University of Kansas...

Wed, 10/02/2019 — When Rosemarie Truglio was growing up in Hoboken, New Jersey, “Romper Room” was the closest thing to educational programming on television. Like other children across the country, she waited for the host of that "live kindergarten" program...

Tue, 10/01/2019 — The Department of Spanish & Portuguese at the University of Kansas will commemorate its 100-year anniversary this fall with the theme “One Hundred Years of Hispanism in Kansas and Beyond.” The celebration includes a two-day symposium and...

Mon, 09/30/2019 — The public is invited to the fall semiannual tour of the University of Kansas Native Medicinal Plant Research Garden at 10 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 5. The garden, situated just east of the Lawrence Municipal Airport (directions and map), includes...

Mon, 09/30/2019 — Mike Orth, a graduate of the University of Kansas School of Engineering — and a former quarterback for the KU football team — will return to campus in October to deliver the ninth annual Tiberti Family Lecture. Orth is an executive vice...

Mon, 09/30/2019 — LAWRENCE – Kansas Public Radio ended a successful fall membership drive with 1,750 listener pledges. KPR’s 10-day fundraising campaign, which began Sept. 12, brought in $281,445 that will go directly toward providing programming for KPR’s 100,000 listeners. In addition to listener pledges, KPR received $59,200 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, Kansas Public Radio came up with several new ideas to make the drive more interesting to listeners, including a presence at the Lawrence Farmers’ Market and special

Fri, 09/27/2019 — Sixty-eight of 105 counties in Kansas peaked in population before the Dust Bowl. The most recent Kansas Statistical Abstract includes this and other interesting facts about Kansas. The Institute for Policy & Social Research at the...


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