Education & Behavior
Wed, 12/04/2013 — Paul Atchley, professor of psychology at University of Kansas, is available to speak with reporters about the recent, fatal Metro-North derailment in New York City. Atchley is a world-renowned expert on issues of vision and attention related to...

Mon, 12/02/2013 —  One of the nation’s best programs for academically talented students, the University Honors Program at the University of Kansas, will be led by an award-winning teacher and scholar with a background in public outreach and programming. Danny...

Tue, 11/26/2013 — Ready for the holiday shopping season? Chances are, you’re conflicted about it. On one hand, you’re excited to find the perfect gift for that special someone. On the other hand, you’re terrified by the thought of spending too much money,...

Tue, 11/26/2013 — The William Allen White School of Journalism and Mass Communications is launching a new online "minimester” to help students meet graduation requirements faster and take advantage of new teaching technologies. From Dec. 30 to Jan. 24,

Mon, 11/25/2013 — Recent revelations that the National Security Agency has been analyzing the communication records of all U.S. citizens have many talking about the topic of “mass surveillance” by the government. But a University of Kansas sociologist who...

Mon, 11/25/2013 — America’s Best Architecture & Design Schools recently named Paola Sanguinetti, associate professor and chair of the Department of Architecture, one of its 30 most admired educators for 2014. The Best Architecture & Design Schools...

Tue, 11/19/2013 — Whether we process language we hear without regard to anything about the speaker is a longstanding scientific debate. But it wasn’t until University of Kansas scientists set up an experiment showing that the sex of a speaker affected how...

Tue, 11/19/2013 — A May 2013 graduate from Lansing and a senior from Baxter Springs at the University of Kansas have been selected as finalists for prestigious Rhodes scholarships. They will join fellow finalists in the St. Louis region for interviews with a...

Fri, 11/15/2013 — Fourteen sophomores at the University of Kansas have been competitively selected as Global Scholars. This program, coordinated by Dena Register, director of faculty programs for International Programs, recognizes and encourages undergraduate...

Wed, 11/13/2013 — In the rapidly changing profession of journalism, educators are tasked with giving students the technical knowledge they’ll need to succeed in their careers, balanced with a liberal arts education that fosters critical thinking. How exactly...

Wed, 11/13/2013 — A committee coordinated by the University of Kansas Honors Program has selected two outstanding senior students to compete for the prestigious Churchill Scholarship, which provides one year of study at the University of Cambridge in the United...

Tue, 11/12/2013 — In conjunction with The Commons’ 2013-2014 programming theme Data & Democracy, Nicco Mele, author of “The End of Big: How the Internet Makes David the New Goliath” (St. Martin’s Press, 2013), will give presentations on Thursday, Nov....

Tue, 11/12/2013 — The University of Kansas is adding a master’s degree in educational technology at its Edwards Campus in Overland Park to serve the need of state and local businesses and industries to expand workforce online learning programs. “Both small...

Fri, 11/08/2013 — YODER – Hutchinson Community College President Ed Berger congratulated 47 new law enforcement officers during their graduation from the Kansas Law Enforcement Training Center (KLETC) on Oct. 4. The new officers were members of the 225th basic training class at the center. Located one mile west and one mile south of Yoder, near Hutchinson, the center is a division of University of Kansas Continuing Education. The graduates, who began their training June 24 represented 33 municipal, county and state law enforcement agencies from across Kansas. Graduates receive certificates of course completion from KLETC and Kansas law enforcement certification from the Kansas

Fri, 11/08/2013 — Kansas Audio-Reader volunteers, staff and listeners gathered last month to celebrate 42 years of service. ​The Halloween-themed event took place at Maceli’s and drew nearly 200 people, some of whom came in costume. The event serves to...

Fri, 11/08/2013 — Jeremy Shellhorn, University of Kansas associate professor of visual communications and recipient of this year’s Byron T. Shutz Award for Excellence in Teaching, will give a presentation next week on the unique educational opportunities that...

Thu, 11/07/2013 — More than 150 engineering professionals and students are expected at the University of Kansas School of Engineering for the annual Engineers Without Borders Midwest Regional Conference, set for Friday, Nov. 8, to Sunday, Nov. 10, at Eaton...

Thu, 11/07/2013 — Offices across the University of Kansas have planned events in observance of International Education Week for the week of Nov. 11- 15. Initiated in 2000 by the U.S. departments of State and Education, International Education Week is dedicated to...

Thu, 11/07/2013 —  Many households lost money, savings and net wealth during the Great Recession, but the effects didn’t stop with households; balance sheets. The final effects of the recession are lingering for many young people as well. A professor at the...

Thu, 11/07/2013 — To some observers, “financial ethics” is a contradiction in terms. Or even worse, a myth. University of Kansas lecturer Kara Tan Bhala understands that perception. But she doesn’t think it has to be that way. “The problem is, finance...


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