Education & Behavior
Wed, 04/30/2014 —  Two University of Kansas researchers have written a book that explains a new model of consultation for professionals working in schools, which involves a professional consultant, such as a school psychologist, social worker or counselor,...

Tue, 04/29/2014 — When police in Spain tried to locate two murder victims last year, they sought assistance on places to search from a tool that measured the brain activity of the convicted and confessed killers. The technology, known as Brain Fingerprinting,...

Tue, 04/29/2014 — From glassblower to founder of Square, Jim McKelvey took a roundabout way to entrepreneurial success, and he wants everyone from engineers to musicians to know they can do the same. McKelvey will present “Cramming for Employment: The...

Fri, 04/25/2014 — LAWRENCE – Across the country, domestic violence shelters provide a safe harbor for women and children fleeing terrifying predicaments and abusive relationships. However, research at the University of Kansas shows that survivors’ overall recoveries may be impeded when they are forced to "box" themselves into certain narratives in order to receive assistance. Adrianne Kunkel, a professor of communication studies, found survivors’ stories could shift several times while navigating the constraining labyrinth that exists to rescue and serve them. This may slow the emotional healing process, which is linked to having people portray their individual struggles as personal

Fri, 04/25/2014 — A University of Kansas researcher has found early U.S. compulsory schooling laws produced hidden gains in school attendance and educational attainment among minority students. Emily Rauscher, an assistant professor of sociology, said results in...

Fri, 04/25/2014 — The 17th Annual Undergraduate Research Symposium will take place at 1 p.m. Saturday, April 26, in the Kansas Union. "The Symposium is KU's celebration of the excellent research, scholarship and creative works completed by KU undergraduates each...

Thu, 04/24/2014 — The Joint Council of Kansas Distinguished Professors is hosting an afternoon of presentations and discussion on the important topic of academic freedom and responsibility in the era of social media. The public event is from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m....

Thu, 04/24/2014 — The key figures who helped to integrate America's public schools in the American West all had one major theme in common. These scholars who shaped American public education policy and public desegregation via the federal court system had all...

Wed, 04/23/2014 — University of Kansas Center for Teaching Excellence Director Dan Bernstein and Associate Director Andrea Greenhoot have received a $215,000 grant from the Teagle Foundation to promote course redesign in the humanities. CTE will partner with...

Tue, 04/22/2014 — Chancellor Bernadette Gray-Little has approved sabbatical leave for the following individuals at the University of Kansas: ...

Tue, 04/22/2014 — The University of Kansas Department of English will offer a public workshop Wednesday, April 23, on undergraduate writing and research. Jane Greer with the University of Missouri-Kansas City will present “From Assignments to Authorship:...

Mon, 04/21/2014 — Potter Lake and Marvin Grove will be filled with the sounds of the Dirty Thirties as part of the final celebration for the 2013-14 KU Common Book, "The Worst Hard Time." The University of Kansas Office of First Year Experience will host the...

Mon, 04/21/2014 — As part of Sexual Assault Awareness Month, the Office of Institutional Opportunity and Access (IOA) will host the inaugural March for a Voice event at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 23, on the lawn in front of Stauffer-Flint Hall. The purpose of the...

Fri, 04/18/2014 — Chancellor Bernadette Gray-Little has approved promotion and the award of tenure where indicated for 67 individuals at the University of Kansas Lawrence and Edwards campuses and 58 individuals at the University of Kansas Medical...

Thu, 04/17/2014 — David Krakauer, director of the Wisconsin Institute for Discovery, will deliver a lecture titled “The Future of the University” at 8 p.m. today, April 17, at The Commons. Krakauer will then participate in a panel discussion that poses the...

Thu, 04/17/2014 — Many states are not meeting their goals to improve access to general education settings for students with disabilities as required by federal law, a new report co-authored by a University of Kansas professor shows. The 2004 Individuals with...

Tue, 04/15/2014 — Mayor Sly James, Kansas City, Mo., announced last month the new WE Women’s Empowerment initiative to get more women into leadership roles, whether it’s on city boards, task forces and commissions or in business settings. University of...

Mon, 04/14/2014 — LAWRENCE – Summer camp isn’t just for the kids. The University of Kansas College of Liberal Arts and Sciences invites adults interested in lifelong learning to register for Mini College 2014, which will be June 2-5. Mini College is a weeklong program on the Lawrence campus developed by the KU College. Participants enroll in a variety of classes taught by diverse faculty from across KU. Additionally, participants will have the opportunity to attend social events and explore the Lawrence community. Mini College welcomes all adults, not just KU alumni. Participants will get to choose from a wide selection of courses, including natural sciences, art, mathematics,

Mon, 04/14/2014 — International area studies centers will present an interdisciplinary educator workshop April 26 titled Children of Conflict, Children of Peace, at the Edwards Campus in Overland Park . This event is free and open to educators, students and...

Mon, 04/14/2014 — In 2004 University of Kansas researchers Linda Heitzman-Powell and Jay Buzhardt had the bold idea of training parents of children with autism to use an intervention based on the science of applied behavior analysis (ABA) to help them increase...


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