Health & Wellness
Mon, 08/03/2020 — A new paper in the journal NeuroImage: Clinical from researchers at the University of Kansas reveals a possible early indicator of Fragile X-associated tremor/ataxia syndrome, or FXTAS. The disease afflicts some older people who carry a...

Thu, 07/30/2020 — The names of more than 4,700 graduates from the University of Kansas this spring — representing 87 Kansas counties; 49 other states, territories, and Washington, D.C.; and 53 other countries — have been announced by the University...

Tue, 07/28/2020 — Ken Audus, University of Kansas professor of pharmaceutical chemistry and former School of Pharmacy dean, has been named editor-in-chief of the Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences. Audus will be the 14th editor of the publication that was...

Mon, 07/27/2020 — LAWRENCE – Not only do feminist mothers have more self-assured feminist daughters, their young adult daughters’ voices have a significant, positive psychological influence on the moms, according to a new study. Alesia Woszidlo, University of Kansas associate professor of communication studies, and her University of Georgia co-authors, Analisa Arroyo and Anastacia Janovec, published their results in the journal Communication Monographs. They analyzed survey data from 169 mother-daughter pairs. The daughters were college-age, and the mothers averaged around 50. The study established: The feminist attitudes of the mothers and daughters, Their willingness to stand

Fri, 07/24/2020 — The American Association of University Women (AAUW) awarded its 2020-21 International Fellowship to Intisar Ameen Tyne of Bangladesh. Tyne is a graduate student in mental health care architecture at the University of...

Fri, 07/24/2020 — For most people, exercise is healthy for both body and mind. Hours spent jogging, bike riding or lifting weights can elevate mood, boost heart health, build muscle and spur weight loss. Yet the last of these supposed workout benefits — weight...

Thu, 07/23/2020 — Deirdre Cooper Owens, author of "Medical Bondage: Race, Gender, and the Origins of American Gynecology," will give an online talk as part of the Hall Center for the Humanities Summer Speaker Series at the University of Kansas. The event, a Zoom...

Mon, 07/20/2020 — Women who have experienced intimate partner violence are at a higher risk of negative health outcomes such as cervical cancer, sexually transmitted infections, HPV and HIV/AIDS. A University of Kansas researcher is building a body of work...

Wed, 07/08/2020 — A team from the University of Kansas Center for Community Health and Development has partnered with Lawrence-Douglas County Public Health and other community organizations to track and assess the countywide public health response to the...

Tue, 07/07/2020 — When Free State High School mathematics teacher Annette McDonald first learned about a possible way to improve learning by letting students make decisions as part of the process, she was skeptical. After all, the curriculum was set, and students...

Mon, 07/06/2020 — More than 7,500 undergraduate students at the University of Kansas earned honor roll distinction for the spring 2020 semester.   The students, from KU’s Lawrence and Edwards campuses and the schools of Health Professions and Nursing...

Mon, 07/06/2020 — When Harold Ehrlich was growing up on a farm outside Marion, there was only one doctor in the area and he did everything, often for the price of a few chickens and some eggs. Today, paying with chickens and eggs isn't the norm, but in rural...

Tue, 06/30/2020 — New information emerges about the novel coronavirus on a daily basis, sometimes confirming, other times contradicting what we thought we knew the day before. Our reaction to this constant information flow depends not only on our understanding of...

Tue, 06/30/2020 — The last few months have highlighted the enormous value of the arts and humanities as they inform and inspire people across the United States and around the globe. The Hall Center for the Humanities at the University of Kansas is determined to...

Thu, 06/25/2020 — In cases of sexual violence, the path to restorative justice can focus on meeting the needs of the survivor and holding the offender accountable without punitive measures. How restorative justice practices shape survivors’ experiences is the...

Mon, 06/15/2020 — It’s been estimated that up to 88% of survivors of rape or molestation suffer from persistent nightmares that can occur multiple times per week, seemingly at random. A new study from psychologists at the University of Kansas just published in...

Fri, 06/12/2020 — Three cadets from University of Kansas Army ROTC received commissions into the U.S. Army during a live virtual commissioning ceremony from the Pentagon on Friday, June 12. Participating in the National Commissioning Ceremony are Cadets Joseph...

Thu, 06/11/2020 —  The University of Kansas’s new, online Undergraduate Certificate in Public and Population Health provides critical training during an unprecedented time in the world. Offered in collaboration between the KU Edwards Campus and KU Medical...

Wed, 06/10/2020 — LAWRENCE – A new project at the University of Kansas School of Law aims to meet community needs for legal services and provide hands-on learning to law students. Through the KU Law Legal Corps, students will bolster their legal research and writing skills while working on projects such as preparing documents, assessing community legal needs and summarizing recent court decisions. Summer 2020 Legal Corps projects include pro bono opportunities with regional nonprofit organizations and government agencies, as well as internships with Kansas Legal Services (KLS). Students will work on pro bono projects such as developing documents for the Access to Justice Committee

Tue, 06/09/2020 — Frank Weinhold is the new chair of the Department of Pharmacy Practice at the University of Kansas School of Pharmacy. He began his position June 1. Weinhold has extensive experience in hospital pharmacy and pharmacy management. He was most...


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