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Tue, 10/15/2019 —  Nearly everyone can look back on their school days and remember the teachers who also coached one of the school’s athletic teams. Fewer would have those memories about their college days, but coaches who also teach are still common,...

Fri, 10/11/2019 — The University of Kansas Department of Health, Sport & Exercise Sciences invites walkers and runners to participate in the 2019 Dr. Bob Run 5K Event, supporting student scholarships. The event will be at 9 a.m. Oct. 20 at Rim Rock...

Fri, 10/11/2019 — The University of Kansas has endorsed applications from five students and a recent graduate applying for prestigious fellowships for study in the United Kingdom and Ireland.  Kara Fort, Alex Murray and Samiyah Para-Cremer are applying for the...

Wed, 10/09/2019 — A scientist specializing in transport proteins at the University of Kansas Medical Center and a mathematician with more than 50 years of teaching successes at KU will be honored respectively for their research and teaching by KU Endowment’s...

Mon, 10/07/2019 — The University of Kansas and Lawrence Public Schools have expanded a partnership that will allow high school students to receive KU credit for classes they are taking in high school. Chancellor Douglas A. Girod appeared Monday at an event with...

Thu, 10/03/2019 —  The Office of the Chancellor is now accepting nominations for the University Scholarly Achievement Award, which is a marquee award for the University of Kansas and a way to recognize standout researchers who embody KU's mission to make...


Wed, 09/25/2019 — University of Kansas alumnus Scott Smiley and Julie Smiley want to be a part of educating doctors who will care for generations of patients. To fulfill that goal, the Emporia couple’s gift commitment of $1 million to the University of Kansas...

Mon, 09/23/2019 — LAWRENCE – Telling an adult, much less a preschooler, to calm down is easier said than done. But it is a skill that can be learned. So that is what Deanna Hanson-Abromeit, University of Kansas associate professor of music, is working on. She and a colleague recently won a grant from the American Music Therapy Association to experiment with what they believe is an effective way to train preschoolers to regulate their emotions. “You hear a song from childhood, and it brings you right back to that original memory with the smells and the emotions and everything, right? So there's this real power in music,” she said. Clearly, Hanson-Abromeit said, music has a

Tue, 09/17/2019 — A new study in the Journal of Neurophysiology by researchers at the University of Kansas Life Span Institute is the first to look at functional brain activity in people with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) while they performed precision...

Fri, 09/13/2019 — University of Kansas faculty and staff members who want to expand their knowledge and perspectives on disability inclusion can join KU’s 2019-2020 Mentoring Circles for Disability Inclusion Program. Participants will gain insights and...

Fri, 09/13/2019 —  The tobacco industry has a history of targeting young people in its advertising to attract new customers. As vaping and electronic cigarettes have grown in popularity, advertisers are up to the same old tricks. New research from the University...

Thu, 09/12/2019 — Seven University of Kansas students and graduates received prestigious Fulbright awards to travel abroad to study, conduct research or teach English during the 2019-2020 academic year. Two additional KU students were selected as alternate...

Tue, 09/10/2019 — This fall, 10 University of Kansas students will receive an Undergraduate Research Awards (UGRAs). UGRA recipients are awarded a $1,000 scholarship as they work on mentored research and creative projects. Students apply for UGRAs by writing a...

Mon, 09/09/2019 — The University of Kansas increased its ranking two spots to 59th among public universities in the 2020 edition of the U.S. News & World Report “Best Colleges” rankings, released Sept. 9. “We recognize the importance of these rankings,...

Mon, 09/09/2019 — Every year thousands of people from around the world die because of antibiotic-resistant microbials. Overprescription and misuse of antibiotics have led to the growing crisis, and a new study from the University of Kansas has found that factors...

Thu, 09/05/2019 — The Cofrin Logan Center for Addiction Research and Treatment at the University of Kansas will welcome the public to celebrate the center’s first year of community programs, new research initiatives, and expanded staff and facilities during an...

Wed, 09/04/2019 — Extracellular vesicles, particularly exosomes, are nanoscale sacs produced by human cells that carry critical molecular messages between cells, like biological emails. A researcher at the University of Kansas has just earned a five-year, $1.89...

Wed, 09/04/2019 — The field of health economics analyzes both the health care industry and the well-being of the population. While the theoretical side is one approach, according to David Slusky, associate professor of economics at the University of Kansas,...

Fri, 08/30/2019 —  The University of Kansas will launch its 2019-2020 Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Sawyer Seminar series, “Chronic Conditions: Knowing, Seeing & Healing the Body in Global Africa,” with a talk by award-winning documentary photographer...


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