Education & Behavior
Tue, 09/03/2019 — Three professors at the University of Kansas are recipients of the prestigious Chancellors Club Teaching Professorship, which recognizes outstanding educators for their dedication to excellence. The honorees for 2019, all on the Lawrence campus,

Fri, 08/30/2019 —  The University of Kansas will launch its 2019-2020 Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Sawyer Seminar series, “Chronic Conditions: Knowing, Seeing & Healing the Body in Global Africa,” with a talk by award-winning documentary photographer...


Fri, 08/30/2019 — Red Hot Research returns this fall with six events for University of Kansas researchers. Red Hot Research is a regular Friday event, built of five short presentations from across KU to open the door for new ways of understanding work through...

Wed, 08/28/2019 — The 2019 recipients of the Fred Ellsworth Medallion for extraordinary service to the University of Kansas are Dr. Don Brada of Lawrence and Jeff Kennedy of Wichita. The KU Alumni Association will honor them Sept. 5 before the fall meeting of the...

Wed, 08/28/2019 — University of Kansas departments, programs, centers and one school in the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences are starting the academic year with new leadership, following the dean’s appointment of new chairs and directors. Chairs and...

Wed, 08/28/2019 — More scholarships will be available for University of Kansas students accepting internships in East and Southeast Asia through a two-year, $400,000 grant from the Freeman Foundation. This award is the third consecutive two-year grant that KU...

Tue, 08/27/2019 — LAWRENCE – The Robert J. Dole Institute of Politics at the University of Kansas has announced its programming lineup for the fall 2019 semester. Events include a mix of topics including effective activism, current U.S. and world events, the upcoming census and national history. “Our schedule this semester is filled with stories of leadership and creativity, from filmmakers to activists and beyond,” Director Bill Lacy said. “We are also excited to announce our phenomenal guests for the Elizabeth Dole Women in Leadership Lecture and the Dole Leadership Prize later this semester.” Programming will launch in mid-September with renowned local filmmaker and KU professor

Mon, 08/26/2019 —  Organizations inescapably categorize people, and those in the most desirable categories may do whatever it takes to stay there and to exclude others until a more desirable category emerges. However, dominant groups also can rerank existing...

Mon, 08/26/2019 — LAWRENCE – How do we practice care? This question is at the heart of a new series of programs offered at The Commons in collaboration with the new Center for Compassionate and Sustainable Communities and other University of Kansas partners. At noon Wednesdays at The Commons, the series will feature a different topic related to well-being and care, and it will include a component of guided practice. The series aims to devote time to considering the ways people practice care as individuals, in communities and as a campus, full of resources to broaden understanding. It will highlight a variety of aspects of well-being, with special attention to the expectations of

Fri, 08/23/2019 — A convocation Aug. 29 will mark the fifth anniversary of the University of Kansas School of Languages, Literatures & Cultures (SLLC), and the school has invited a journalist and expert in U.S.-Soviet relations to speak at the event. Terrell...

Thu, 08/22/2019 — Faculty, staff and students are invited to register for the Alliance for the Arts in Research Universities (a2ru) national conference that will be hosted at the University of Kansas Nov. 7 through Nov. 9. There is a discounted registration fee...

Tue, 08/20/2019 —  A growing body of research is showing that when students with disabilities have ownership in their education and a say in their goals for the future, they have more success in school and a better transition to life after K-12. The University of...

Mon, 08/19/2019 — The University of Kansas School of Engineering has named its first group of undergraduates to the Multicultural Scholars Program. Twelve students were named to the program, which includes a $1,000 scholarship and expanded opportunities to...

Mon, 08/19/2019 — OVERLAND PARK – Rita Blitt, international award-winning painter, sculptor and filmmaker, was recognized by the KU Edwards Campus last week for her recent gift of more than 100 pieces of original artwork. Blitt’s work is currently displayed on the walls of the campus’ Regnier Hall, Regents Center and BEST Building. Community, business, philanthropic and education leaders and guests from Kansas and Missouri joined Blitt, University of Kansas Chancellor Doug Girod and KU Edwards Campus Vice Chancellor David Cook for the opening Aug. 16. The program included an artist talk, followed by guided tours of the new Rita Blitt Collection at the KU Edwards Campus. “Rita’s

Tue, 08/13/2019 — Efforts to attract and retain an increasingly diverse student population have earned national recognition for the University of Kansas School of Engineering. The American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE) in July announced KU is one of...

Wed, 08/07/2019 — This summer, nine students from the University of Sonora, Mexico, participated in the KU-Sonora Summer Research Program in Global Perspectives, an eight-week program designed to provide research opportunities for students and introduce them to...

Wed, 07/31/2019 — A paper appearing today in a special edition of the Journal of Abnormal Psychology questions much of the statistical evidence underpinning therapies designated as “Empirically Supported Treatments,” or ESTs, by Division 12 of the American...

Wed, 07/31/2019 — Eight faculty members at the University of Kansas are being recognized as winners of annual distinguished teaching awards. The eight award recipients will be honored Aug. 22 at the KU Teaching Summit. This year’s winners are as...

Wed, 07/31/2019 — Foster Care Technologies awarded contract for state of Maine LAWRENCE – A matching system powered by University of Kansas research has improved outcomes for thousands of children in foster care across the United States. Now the technology will help children in Maine find their forever homes through a partnership with the statewide adoption program. The online tool is called ECAP (Every Child a Priority), and it empowers social workers to determine the most compatible placements for children based on their needs and the characteristics of available foster families. The company behind ECAP – Lawrence-based Foster Care Technologies – won a contract with Spurwink, a


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