Health & Wellness
Fri, 02/16/2018 — Tiny organisms could hold the key to safer, more sustainable agricultural practices. A University of Kansas distinguished professor will explain how the microbiome – the microbial communities associated with plant roots and leaves – may...

Thu, 02/15/2018 — The value and benefits of research performed by graduate students at the University of Kansas and KU Medical Center will be showcased Tuesday, Feb. 20, at the Capitol Graduate Research Summit in Topeka. In its 15th year, the annual summit...

Mon, 02/12/2018 — Student researchers from the University of Kansas and KU Medical Center will present projects this week as part of Kansas Undergraduate Research Day at the Capitol. Students will join their peers from other Kansas Board of Regents public...

Fri, 02/09/2018 — The University of Kansas Office of Research seeks nominations for the 2018 Higuchi-KU Endowment Research Achievement Awards, which are the highest honors for faculty accomplishments in research, scholarship and creative activity.  In 1981,...

Thu, 02/08/2018 — The University of Kansas Center for Latin American & Caribbean Studies, along with the Latinx Studies Initiative, will host a mental health symposium to support students — particularly minorities and those affected by recent U.S. policy...

Tue, 02/06/2018 — This spring marks the 12th semester of Red Hot Research at KU. This series for KU researchers features five short presentations from across the university in an effort to share work among colleagues. Through this series, 218 faculty members and...

Wed, 01/31/2018 — More than $250,000 in externally fundraised research support has been awarded to more than 100 faculty, postdoctoral fellows, and graduate and undergraduate students in the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences through the new Research...

Wed, 01/24/2018 — A team of public health researchers is finalizing a communitywide health plan for Wyandotte County, the county that encompasses Kansas City, Kansas. The University of Kansas Center for Community Health and Development began a comprehensive...

Mon, 01/22/2018 —  The scene is ubiquitous in sports: A coach yells at players, creating an environment where winning is the sole focus and mistakes are punished. New research from the University of Kansas shows that when participants find themselves in such an...

Mon, 01/22/2018 — After more than 50 years of service to the pharmacy profession, Professor Emeritus Harold Godwin has earned the Remington Honor Medal, the highest honor bestowed by the American Pharmacists Association (APhA).  Godwin graduated from the KU School of Pharmacy in 1964. He returned to the school 47 years ago and has served for much of his time here as associate dean for clinical and medical center affairs. He retired in 2017. Godwin was selected to receive the 2018 Remington Honor Medal, widely considered the profession’s most prestigious award, in recognition of a “career of advocacy for the entire pharmacy profession on the national, state and local level,”

Mon, 01/22/2018 — Controversy surrounding abortion is not new — this month is the 45th anniversary of the Supreme Court's Roe v. Wade decision that legalized abortion — but several states in recent years have taken a more novel approach to passing...

Thu, 01/18/2018 — Seventeen KU School of Pharmacy students will take a three-day trip across Kansas to visit 14 independent community pharmacies and their owners Jan 10-12. Dean Ken Audus and Senior Associate Dean Gene Hotchkiss will accompany the students on...

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 — A paper just published in Nature Biotechnology outlines a pioneering method of screening a person’s diverse set of antibodies for rapid therapeutic discovery. Antibody proteins are an important part of the human immune system that specifically...

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...

Wed, 01/10/2018 — A group of Ch'orti' Maya women in Guatemala used digital cameras to document health and environmental problems in their hamlets, and as a result, Engineers Without Borders is working on a water purifications solution for the community. The...

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...

Tue, 01/02/2018 — Dr. Karen DeSalvo, who was appointed by President Barack Obama to serve as assistant secretary for health in 2015, will be the keynote speaker at the Health for the 21st Century summit at the University of Kansas on Jan. 16. She will describe...


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