Health & Wellness
Thu, 04/25/2019 — A retired nurse who grew up in the small town of Whitewater, Kansas, left a $4.2 million gift from her estate to create scholarships for generations of nursing students at KU Medical Center. Margaret Ann Zimmerman lived a life of service to...

Wed, 04/24/2019 — The University of Kansas School of Pharmacy will present its highest honor, the Distinguished Service Award, to Kansas Insurance Commissioner Vicki Schmidt on Friday, April 26, at the School of Pharmacy building in Lawrence. Schmidt, a 1978...

Fri, 04/19/2019 — The associate dean for clinical and medical center affairs with the University of Kansas School of Pharmacy is the first candidate who will take part in on-campus interviews for the position of KU dean of pharmacy.   Associate Dean James...

Mon, 04/15/2019 — Three candidates will visit the University of Kansas in a bid to be the next dean of the School of Pharmacy. Members of the KU community are encouraged to attend public presentations during each candidate’s on-campus interview and provide...

Fri, 04/12/2019 — When Sam Steuart paid a brief visit to University of Kansas Chancellor Douglas A. Girod’s office this week — ostensibly for a brief visit related to an upcoming presentation — the Topeka junior instead found balloons, cheers and hearty...

Wed, 04/10/2019 — More than 200 of the brightest minds in medicinal chemistry will be in Lawrence this week as the 57th Annual MIKIW Conference gets underway at the University of Kansas School of Pharmacy. In 1963, faculty members from the universities of...

Thu, 04/04/2019 —  As sexual assault gains more recognition as a public health crisis, communities and campuses are increasing their focus on response to victims and prevention. Campus response teams have unique challenges and can learn from community response...

Wed, 04/03/2019 — Four midcareer faculty members at the University of Kansas will receive an award in recognition of their significant achievements in scholarly or research contributions in their field. The University Scholarly Achievement Award recognizes...

Tue, 04/02/2019 — LAWRENCE – The storefront Dotte Agency was established in 2015 to bring the power of architecture and design to bear on some of the problems, mainly around health, that confront underserved communities in Wyandotte County and Kansas City, Kansas. Now the Dotte Agency has taken grant funding from the Health Forward Foundation and others and created a “walking audit” tool that is being used to facilitate communication between citizens and leaders about desired improvements to the built environment. Shannon Criss, University of Kansas associate professor of architecture, said the walking audit tool kit grew out of conversations she and the other agency principals (

Tue, 04/02/2019 — Four students at the University of Kansas are nominees for Udall Undergraduate Scholarships, which recognize students who demonstrate leadership, public service and commitment in the fields of tribal public policy, Native health care or the...

Tue, 04/02/2019 — KU Recreation Services and community organizations will co-host the second annual Inclusive Recreation Extravaganza from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 2, at Ambler Student Recreation Fitness Center. KU Recreation Services is partnering...

Fri, 03/29/2019 — The University of Kansas will recognize and celebrate graduate students during national Graduate Student Appreciation Week, April 1-5, and throughout the month of April. Graduation Student Appreciation Week highlights the contributions of...

Fri, 03/29/2019 — Researchers from the University of Kansas have teamed up with corrections and social service agencies in the state’s most populous county to improve outcomes and make life better for area residents. In a pilot program, the Kansas Institute...

Fri, 03/29/2019 — Native American parents of young children are invited to a workshop Tuesday, April 2, in Mayetta to help foster the health and development of Native American children from local tribal communities. The program is part of a partnership between...

Tue, 03/26/2019 — Two University of Kansas professors have been named fellows in an organization of the nation’s top medical and biological engineering researchers. KU researchers Steven Soper, a Foundation Distinguished Professor with appointments in the KU...

Mon, 03/25/2019 —   First-year engineering students who gravitate toward progressive ideas, including about gender equity in the workplace, tend to drink less alcohol, according to a study by a University of Kansas researcher. The findings could inform efforts to...

Fri, 03/22/2019 — More than 140 University of Kansas students were initiated into the KU chapter of the honor society of Phi Kappa Phi at the end of the fall 2018 semester. Phi Kappa Phi is the nation’s oldest and most selective honor society for students from...

Thu, 03/21/2019 — Helen Fisher, a pioneer in the biology of human personalities and neurochemistry of leadership, will deliver the Madison and Lila Self Graduate Fellowship Symposium Lecture next month at the University of Kansas. Fisher, a biological...

Wed, 03/20/2019 —  Juvenile obesity is known to cause a range of health problems, and University of Kansas researchers have documented another concern. Overweight children ages 7-10 show more fat in their muscle than healthy weight peers, which could lead to...

Tue, 03/19/2019 — Four University of Kansas students who have been actively involved in undergraduate research during their university careers are competing for Barry M. Goldwater Scholarships, regarded as the premier undergraduate award to encourage excellence...


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