Education & Behavior
Tue, 08/13/2013 — University of Kansas scientists have found that infants who were fed formula enriched with long-chain polyunsaturated fatty acids (LCPUFA) from birth to 12 months scored significantly better than a control group on several measures of...

Tue, 08/06/2013 — As the economy pulls out of a recession, the University of Kansas Edwards Campus is adding complementary degree programs in environmental assessment and exercise science, in response to new Kansas City-area job opportunities in those...

Thu, 08/01/2013 — A University of Kansas alumna has made a $2 million gift commitment to establish the first counseling psychology professorship at KU. This will be the second-largest gift in the history of the School of Education. Rick Ginsberg, dean of the...

Wed, 07/31/2013 —  Teachers are trained to identify students who struggle academically. But it’s not always as easy to identify those who may struggle socially or behaviorally. A University of Kansas researcher is developing systems to support schools in...

Mon, 07/29/2013 — University of Kansas researchers will train preschoolers with autism and their classmates to use an iPad voice output app to determine whether the technology can improve the deficits in communication, social reciprocity and play skills typical...

Thu, 07/25/2013 — Innovations in Teaching and Learning will be the theme of annual Teaching Summit at the University of Kansas, which will be Thursday, Aug. 22, in Budig and Wescoe halls. The first general session will be at 8:30 a.m. in 130 Budig.   Simon...

Wed, 07/24/2013 — North Dakota becomes the 17th state to join the Dynamic Learning Maps Alternate Assessment Consortium (DLM), a multistate initiative developing an instructionally embedded, instructionally relevant, computer-based assessment designed to help...

Wed, 07/24/2013 — A $1.36 million gift from the estate of the late University of Kansas alumnus John P. Kaiser and his wife, Mary Kaiser, will provide scholarship support for KU journalism students. The gift will enhance the John P. Kaiser Journalism Scholarship...

Tue, 07/23/2013 — Rick Ginsberg, dean of the School of Education, has been named to the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation board of directors. The organization is dedicated to improving teacher preparation through evidence-based...

Mon, 07/22/2013 — Brazilian English teachers and Fulbright graduate students are on campus this summer to expand their English skills and learn about higher education and American culture. The Applied English Center (AEC) is coordinating a six-week pre-academic...

Mon, 07/22/2013 — People regularly develop lifelong, sentimental connections to their alma maters, and it’s no secret that colleges and universities rely on those feelings to garner financial support from alumni for everything from scholarships to new athletic...

Fri, 07/19/2013 —  William Elliott III, assistant professor of social welfare at the University of Kansas, released a report that addresses the student debt crisis by establishing savings accounts for all American children at birth. Elliott, director of the...

Thu, 07/18/2013 — Five University of Kansas students received prestigious Fulbright awards for research, study or English teaching as an assistant abroad for the 2013-14 academic year. The Fulbright program is the flagship international educational exchange...

Tue, 07/16/2013 —  Around the world, more people are learning to speak English every year. While that may make international communication easier, it has also largely come with the cost of loss of other languages. Linguists have predicted that, without...

Thu, 07/11/2013 — University of Kansas Provost and Executive Vice Chancellor Jeff Vitter has renewed support for an author’s fund to encourage open access scholarship at KU’s Lawrence campus and the KU Medical Center. The “One University” Open Access...

Tue, 07/09/2013 — Alaska becomes the 16th state to join the Dynamic Learning Maps Alternate Assessment Consortium, a multistate initiative developing a computer-based assessment designed to more validly measure what students with significant cognitive...

Mon, 07/08/2013 — For the second consecutive year, the University of Kansas has received a prestigious national Educational Fundraising Award from the Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE). KU was one of only four universities in the nation...

Thu, 06/27/2013 — A group of 19 women from six countries in the Middle East, North Africa and Asia are spending four weeks at the University of Kansas for a leadership program funded by the U.S. State Department. This is the fourth consecutive year that KU has...

Wed, 06/26/2013 — The University of Kansas has honored 10 students with 2013 University Student Awards, recognizing students’ academic, volunteer and leadership accomplishments during their time at KU. • The Class of 1913 Award: Bernadette Ann Myers, Prairie...

Thu, 06/20/2013 — The American Psychological Association has named Steve Warren, vice chancellor for research and graduate studies and professor of applied behavioral science at the University of Kansas, the 2013 recipient of its Edgar Doll Award.  The annual...


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