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Wed, 11/06/2013 — University of Kansas professor Dennis Domer is often cited among the leading historic preservationists in his field. But in recent years, Domer has turned his attention to the future of aging and architecture. Specifically, he is examining the...

Tue, 11/05/2013 — When young people finish high school the societal expectation is that they’ll continue their education, find employment and become productive members of society. When it comes to students with disabilities, researchers at the University of...

Tue, 11/05/2013 — The University of Kansas Office for Diversity in Science Training hosted its seventh annual Fall Reception, which honors students and faculty mentors at KU and Haskell Indian Nations University participating in 2013-2014 programs funded by the...

Mon, 11/04/2013 — In the first randomized trial of the effects of cell phone use, University of Kansas and Notre Dame researchers found that when parenting coaches texted and called mothers who had participated in a home-based parenting program, they were much...

Tue, 10/29/2013 — October is National Anti-bullying Month. While educators across the country are working on ways to fight the problem, a University of Kansas professor is working to train future teachers and those already in schools to curb bullying. Robert...

Mon, 10/28/2013 — Six doctoral students have been selected to receive the University of Kansas prestigious Madison and Lila Self Graduate Fellowship as they begin the 2013-2014 academic year. The 30 current Self Graduate Fellows are among 146 students who have...

Mon, 10/28/2013 — DNA signaling and repair will be the topics of the sixth biennial Richard L. Schowen Lectures in Bioorganic Chemistry next month. Jacqueline Barton, Arthur and Marian Hanisch Memorial Professor of Chemistry and Chair of the Division of...

Fri, 10/25/2013 — Amanda Thompson, a University of Kansas senior from Lincoln who is majoring in speech-language-hearing, has won the 2013 Michael Lechner Advocacy Award from the Kansas Commission on Disability Concerns. The annual award recognizes a Kansan with...

Fri, 10/25/2013 — This fall, students enrolled in ADS 560, an advanced design studio course at the Center for Design Research (CDR), will investigate the integration of Bayer HealthCare’s blood-glucose monitoring technology with the on-board computer system of...

Mon, 10/21/2013 — The known risks of smoking and other types of tobacco usage have yet to dissuade all youth from picking up the habit. Now, a University of Kansas professor has co-authored a pair of studies examining whether media literacy training can help...

Thu, 10/17/2013 — LAWRENCE – The University of Kansas’ five-year strategic plan, Bold Aspirations, calls for a commitment to invest resources strategically around four research themes. KU created a Research Investment Council to turn that commitment into funding, and faculty and staff have responded to the opportunity by launching 20 new theme-related research projects. The council, made up of eight faculty members from the Lawrence and Medical Center campuses, solicits, reviews and recommends action on Strategic Initiative Grant proposals. With four grant review competitions now completed, KU has committed $3.4 million to nine multiyear Level I awards. These involve requests of more

Thu, 10/17/2013 — The University of Kansas School of Pharmacy will present its Distinguished Service Award to Max Heidrick, of Beloit, on Friday, Oct. 18, at the School of Pharmacy building. Heidrick, a 1971 graduate of the School of Pharmacy, owns S&S Drug...

Tue, 10/15/2013 — The University of Kansas School of Pharmacy is teaming up with the United Way of the Plains to provide 1,000 flu vaccines Saturday, Oct. 19, at the Guadalupe Clinic and the Lord’s Diner in Wichita. The United Way of the Plains provided...

Tue, 10/15/2013 — Sports and coaching depend on motivation. One might not think of psychology as relevant to youth sports, but a University of Kansas doctoral student and professor have authored a study detailing how sports psychology professionals can help youth...

Mon, 10/14/2013 — Most of us get a little angry, and perhaps even aggressive, now and then. And in most cases, that’s perfectly OK. But for individuals with pathological impulsive aggression, getting angry can be an altogether different — and dangerous —...

Fri, 10/11/2013 — Thirteen University of Kansas and 17 Haskell Indian Nations University students attended the 2013 Society for Advancement of Chicanos and Native Americans in Science conference earlier this month in San Antonio. More than 3,000 students from...

Tue, 10/08/2013 — When the United States was in its infancy and the Articles of Confederation — a precursor to the Constitution — were drafted, the founding fathers likely had no idea how that might contribute to the polarized nation we live in today....

Tue, 10/08/2013 — LAWRENCE – Four faculty members at three universities in Kansas have been named recipients of the state's most prestigious recognition for scholarly excellence: the Higuchi-KU Endowment Research Achievement Awards. The four will be recognized Wednesday, Oct. 30, during a ceremony at the Lied Center of Kansas. This is the 32nd annual presentation of the awards, established in 1981 by Takeru Higuchi, a distinguished professor at the University of Kansas from 1967 to 1983, and his wife, Aya. The awards recognize the exceptional long-term research accomplishments of faculty at Kansas Board of Regents universities. Each award includes a citation and a $10,000 award for

Mon, 10/07/2013 — While some children who enter foster care have experienced some form of trauma, there currently is not a system for caregivers to identify such trauma and determine how to help them. University of Kansas researchers have won a $2.5 million...

Sat, 10/05/2013 — The Accessibility Executive Advisory Council at the University of Kansas will host its first-ever public forum on accessibility and disability issues Thursday, Nov. 14, at the Kansas Union. The forum, which will run from 3:30 p.m. to 5 p.m. in...


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