Education & Behavior
Wed, 02/06/2019 — The Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies (CLACS) — recently designated a 2018-2022 National Resource Center by a Title VI grant from the U.S. Department of Education — has announced the first round of awardees for the sought-after...

Tue, 02/05/2019 — Through the Graduate Scholarly Presentation Travel Fund, graduate students on the KU Lawrence and Edwards campuses presented their research at professional conferences and events across North America, the Caribbean, Europe, Asia, Australia and...

Fri, 02/01/2019 — The Office of Graduate Studies invites the University of Kansas community to nominate faculty, staff and graduate students for awards that recognize exceptional efforts in teaching, mentoring and service. Award recipients will be honored at the...

Thu, 01/31/2019 — The Cofrin Logan Center for Addiction Research and Treatment will launch its spring seminar series with a talk by University of Kansas alumnus Stephen Higgins at 10:30 a.m. Friday, Feb. 1, at Alderson Auditorium in the Kansas Union. Higgins,...

Thu, 01/31/2019 — The 11th annual Jana Mackey Distinguished Lecture Series returns next month with renowned legal expert and activist Fatima Goss Graves. Goss Graves will present “No Going Back: Why Title IX Matters to You” at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 5, in the...

Tue, 01/29/2019 — The Office of International Programs has changed its name to KU International Affairs. The new moniker reflects refocused efforts and new services at the University of Kansas that better advance global exchange and interaction. “The name KU...

Tue, 01/29/2019 —  Nearly every student studying to become a teacher has at least a passing familiarity with Harry Potter. However, most have no experience with being an outsider to an educational system like the English language learners they can expect in their...

Mon, 01/28/2019 — The University of Kansas Libraries will open a new exhibition in the Kenneth Spencer Research Library this spring. “Meet the Spencers: A Marriage of Arts and Sciences” features a personal look at Kenneth A. and Helen F. Spencer, avid...

Mon, 01/28/2019 — When institutions, organizations or individuals establish incentives to encourage behavior toward a particular outcome, the results can often be complex and lead to unintended consequences. Mathematical models of strategic game theory help to...

Fri, 01/25/2019 — High school students in USD 232 (De Soto) have a new, accelerated path to a bachelor’s degree. On Jan. 24, USD 232 Superintendent Frank Harwood, Johnson County Community College President Joe Sopcich and KU Edwards Campus Vice Chancellor David...

Wed, 01/23/2019 — Megan Kaminski grew up in an East Coast city, so she knows what some there think of the Midwest: flyover country. But during the 11 years the associate professor has been part of the University of Kansas Department of English, she has found it...

Tue, 01/22/2019 —  In 2015, a black female high school student in South Carolina was slammed to the floor and dragged out of a classroom by a white sheriff’s deputy in a case that made national headlines. Since then, police shootings of unarmed black Americans...

Fri, 01/18/2019 — Faculty and researchers at the University of Kansas will find new services to help put their work into the hands of others. The University Press of Kansas (UPK) has earned a reputation for publishing distinguished scholarship, and now it is...

Wed, 01/16/2019 — Have you ever been stressed out by the idea of doing math or statistics problems? You’re not alone. Research shows that up to 80 percent of college students experience some form of statistics anxiety — and for students majoring in psychology,

Tue, 01/15/2019 —  Cherokee is spoken as a first language by fewer than 5,000 people, yet in recent years it has experienced a remarkable revival as a second language. But what happens when entire generations may have learned to speak the language but not read or...

Tue, 01/15/2019 — New programs for families and University of Kansas students are in the lineup for winter and spring at the KU Natural History Museum, including International Museum Selfie Day on Wednesday, Jan. 16. From 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., the museum will have...

Thu, 01/10/2019 — The University of Kansas Libraries are now accepting applications for the fourth annual Research Sprints, a program offering faculty and academic staff the chance to work intensively with a team of expert librarians for one week on a research...

Wed, 01/09/2019 — LAWRENCE – There have been two biographies of jazz piano great Mary Lou Williams. There are two biographies of singer and actor Ethel Waters, as well as her two autobiographical memoirs, “His Eye is on the Sparrow” and “To Me It’s Wonderful.” Black Panther Party founder Eldridge Cleaver wrote two autobiographies – “Soul on Ice” and “Soul on Fire.” And there have been countless books on the life of boxing legend Muhammad Ali, including his own, “The Greatest.” So why did Randal Maurice Jelks, University of Kansas professor of African & African-American studies and American studies, feel it was necessary to write a book focusing on their spiritual and religious

Wed, 01/09/2019 — Sixteen University of Kansas School of Pharmacy students will take a three-day trip across Kansas next week to visit 14 independent community pharmacies. Dean Ken Audus and Senior Associate Dean Gene Hotchkiss will accompany the students on the...

Mon, 12/17/2018 — LAWRENCE – The University of Kansas Public Management Center has announced this year’s graduates of the Kansas Certified Public Manager program, who represent the 25th-anniversary class. The graduation ceremony took place last month in the House Chamber at the Capitol in Topeka. Erik Sartorius, executive director of the League of Kansas Municipalities, made remarks to the graduates. The 85 graduates, who began their coursework in January, represent local, county, state or federal agencies from across Kansas. They participated in classes held in Topeka, Olathe and the KU Edwards Campus. Of these participants, 21 are graduates of the Law Enforcement Leadership


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