Education & Behavior
Thu, 01/25/2018 — The University of Kansas School of Architecture & Design appears on a short list of the world’s top programs as compiled by Azure Magazine. KU’s architecture program is one of 10 in the United States and of 17 total that appear in the...

Tue, 01/23/2018 —  Everyone has heard of a friend, classmate, co-worker or associate described as creative. In Iceland, that descriptor can be applied to the majority of the nation’s population. By many international measures, Iceland is a leading nation in...

Tue, 01/23/2018 — University of Kansas School of Business Dean L. Paige Fields announced the appointments of several faculty members to leadership positions and the restructuring of the school’s academic areas. Susan Scholz is the school’s new executive...

Tue, 01/23/2018 — The Spencer Museum of Art, the University of Kansas School of Architecture & Design and the KU School of the Arts mourn the loss of visionary artist and designer Wendell Castle, who passed away Jan. 20. A native of Emporia, Castle received a...

Mon, 01/22/2018 — Fourteen sophomores at the University of Kansas have been competitively selected as Global Scholars. This program, coordinated by Megan Greene, director of faculty programs for International Programs, recognizes and encourages undergraduate...

Fri, 01/19/2018 — Scot Pollard and his wife, Dawn, in partnership with the School of Education, will host the fourth annual Pollard Beach Bowling Party on Friday, Jan. 26, at Royal Crest Bowling Lanes. On-site registration will open at 5:30 p.m., and the...

Fri, 01/19/2018 — The University of Kansas Audio-Reader Network, a reading and information service for individuals who are blind, visually impaired and print-disabled, has received a $15,440 grant from the Ethel and Raymond Rice Foundation. The grant will help...

Thu, 01/18/2018 — This spring, 52 KU students will receive Undergraduate Research Awards (UGRAs). UGRA recipients are awarded a $1,000 scholarship as they work on mentored research and creative projects. “We are pleased to support this group of students as...

Wed, 01/17/2018 — LAWRENCE – The Dole Institute of Politics at the University of Kansas has announced its full lineup of programs for the spring 2018 semester. Headlining the program schedule is the 2018 Dole Lecture with Vlora Çitaku, ambassador of the Republic of Kosovo to the United States and the first sitting ambassador to visit the Dole Institute. Programs will begin in late February with the popular four-part Presidential Lecture Series. In this year’s series, presidential historian Richard Norton Smith will break down presidential rankings and examine how time and history can shape our assessment of a president’s success. “We are honored to host Ambassador Çitaku at the

Fri, 01/12/2018 — The University of Kansas Chapter 171 of the Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi initiated more than 140 students as new members during a ceremony at the end of the fall 2017 semester. Phi Kappa Phi is the nation’s oldest and most selective honor...

Thu, 01/11/2018 — Graduate students studying Chinese or Korean art history at the University of Kansas will be eligible for a new scholarship endowed by a retired professor and her husband. Marsha and Chris Haufler have established the Marsha S. and Christopher H.

Wed, 01/10/2018 — OVERLAND PARK – KU is expanding its role in filling Greater Kansas City’s need for biotechnology talent and local students’ interest in the field. The KU Edwards Campus (KUEC) in Overland Park launched the university’s undergraduate biotechnology program less than two years ago, is celebrating the opening of a new biotechnology laboratory this spring and engages local professionals and high school students in interactive events. The KUEC program prepares students for a range of biotechnology careers. The Kansas City Area Development Council reports the sector features more than 245 companies, employs 28,000 workers and generates an estimated $1.8 billion annually

Wed, 01/10/2018 — The University of Kansas is coordinating several Lawrence area events to celebrate the legacy of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. The KU and Lawrence communities will be able to participate in a variety of cultural enrichment, learning and...

Wed, 01/10/2018 — For not much money, you can change the public's perception of a park in a neglected part of town, thereby stimulating healthful activity and perhaps even economic benefits to the surrounding neighborhood. Those were the results of a study...

Tue, 01/09/2018 — The University of Kansas’ top entrepreneurship official will co-host a webinar on how universities can evolve their technology transfer activities and do more to address the demands of the innovation economy. Julie Nagel, associate vice...

Thu, 12/21/2017 — The University of Kansas Edwards Campus celebrated its first cohort of graduates from the KU Coding Boot Camp, an education partnership between the Edwards Campus and Trilogy Education Services, on Dec. 9. The camp teaches students sought-after...

Wed, 12/20/2017 —  A University of Kansas professor has co-authored a book examining how English teachers are educated across the country. The study that informed the book was the first in more than 20 years and provides insight into how the field has evolved as...

Tue, 12/19/2017 — “If it bleeds, it leads” has been a newsroom dictum for generations. Cable TV’s “Crossfire” ushered in the left-right political shouting match in 1982. But new research authored by Ashley Muddiman, University of Kansas assistant...

Wed, 12/13/2017 — A University of Kansas senior has been nominated for the Winston Churchill Scholarship, which provides one year of study at the University of Cambridge in the United Kingdom. Sarah Anderson, senior in environmental studies and English, is...

Wed, 12/13/2017 — People's racial and political identities strongly shaped how they viewed the causes of several recent widely publicized police encounters that resulted in the deaths of African-American men, according to a new study by two University of Kansas...


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