Health & Wellness
Wed, 06/05/2013 — Many cancers in modern humans are caused by exposure to toxins, pollution, radiation and unhealthy diets over a long period of time. Thus, it’s remarkably rare to find evidence of cancer in prehistoric populations in the human evolutionary...

Mon, 06/03/2013 — The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at the University of Kansas recognized six faculty members for outstanding student advising. All winners were nominated by the students they have served in mentoring or advising relationships,...

Thu, 05/23/2013 — Chances are, you know or have seen someone affected by Tourette syndrome (TS), a neurological disorder characterized by involuntary tics like blinking, head-jerking or uncontrolled vocalizations. Depending on the severity of the tics, they can...

Thu, 05/23/2013 — The public is invited to the annual summer tour of the University of Kansas Native Medicinal Plant Research Garden at 2 p.m. Sunday, June 2. The medicinal garden was developed as part of the KU Native Medicinal Plant Research Program by the...

Tue, 05/21/2013 — LAWRENCE – A University of Kansas research center has been recognized among the world’s elite drug discovery contributors by pharmaceutical giant Eli Lilly and Co. The KU Center for Chemical Methodologies and Library Development (CMLD) has received Eli Lilly’s inaugural 2012 Outstanding Contributors and Collaborators Award, which recognizes a select group of research organizations for outstanding partnerships in drug discovery. The award is sponsored by Eli Lilly’s Open Innovation Drug Discovery (OIDD) program, which seeks to encourage “open innovation” – i.e., the removal of barriers and the sharing of research among organizations in a way that benefits

Tue, 05/21/2013 — The KU Work Group for Community Health and Development has been honored by two national organizations. The Division of the Civilian Volunteer Medical Reserve Corps awarded the Community Tool Box with the Medical Corps Reserve Partnership...

Wed, 05/15/2013 — Two doctoral graduates will be presented with the 2013 Marnie and Bill Argersinger Prize for outstanding doctoral dissertations at the annual Doctoral Hooding Ceremony at 3:30 p.m. Saturday, May 18, at the Lied Center of Kansas. Anastasiia...

Tue, 05/14/2013 —  Are high school age students who show aggression toward their peers more likely to consume alcohol, tobacco and marijuana? A new study of Latino adolescents in Kansas City, Mo., confirms this idea. But the linkage to substance use is strongest...

Mon, 05/13/2013 — Gene Hotchkiss, senior associate dean at the University of Kansas School of Pharmacy, was honored May 4 with a mentoring award from the Kansas Independent Pharmacy Service Corporation (KPSC). The award, established in honor of Hotchkiss, is...

Thu, 05/09/2013 — The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at the University of Kansas will offer 32 courses and eight special events this summer in 14 cities across Kansas and greater Kansas City.   Established in 2004, the Osher Institute develops programs...

Thu, 05/09/2013 — The KU Chapter of Sigma Xi, international, multidisciplinary research society, has awarded their undergraduate research awards to six KU undergraduates.  Students competed for the awards at the Undergraduate Research Symposium on April 27.  The...

Tue, 05/07/2013 — The capacity for optimism is often thought to be a defining characteristic of the human species. As a result, the potential benefits of optimism have been a popular research topic in psychology, and there is now extensive research demonstrating...

Mon, 05/06/2013 — Three undergraduate students in the University Honors Program at the University of Kansas were recognized at the 16th annual Undergraduate Research Symposium for their innovative research projects.  Joshua Dean, Alex Kong and Kayci Vickers all...

Thu, 05/02/2013 — LAWRENCE – In its fifth year at the University of Kansas, Mini College continues to grow while incorporating new opportunities for lifelong learners. Mini College, established and hosted by the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, offers a week of multidisciplinary classes, social events and extracurricular opportunities on the Lawrence campus, open to alumni and non-alumni. KU will host Mini College June 3 through June 6. The only requirement is a passion for continued learning. The range of courses has expanded to nearly campuswide, with offerings from several faculty in the College, and from partners including the School of Architecture, Planning and Design, the

Thu, 05/02/2013 — The Department of Special Education at the University of Kansas will bestow the Dole Humanitarian Award to former chancellor Gene A. Budig and his wife, Gretchen Budig, on May 10 during a ceremony at the Dole Institute of Politics. The award...

Wed, 05/01/2013 — Two University of Kansas faculty members with distinguished records of undergraduate mentoring, Cima Katz and Adrian Melott, received the K. Barbara Schowen Undergraduate Research Mentor Award on Saturday, April 27, at the annual Undergraduate...

Tue, 04/30/2013 — Dot Nary has received the Ann Eversole Advisor of the Year Award at the University of Kansas from the Student Involvement Leadership Center. The award recognizes her service as adviser to AbleHawks and Allies, a student group that raises...

Fri, 04/26/2013 — LAWRENCE – Lisa Stehno-Bittel, professor and chair of the Department of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Science in the University of Kansas School of Health Professions, is the 2013 recipient of KU’s Jim Baxendale Commercialization Award, to be presented Tuesday, April 30, in conjunction with the KU Center for Technology Commercialization Innovation Fair, which will be 4 p.m.-6 p.m. in the Kansas Union Ballroom. Named after KU’s former technology transfer director, the award recognizes a KU faculty member who excels in translational research and research commercialization, i.e., translating academic discoveries into commercially viable products that benefit

Thu, 04/25/2013 — More than 40 outstanding graduate students at the University of Kansas were recognized at the annual Graduate Student Awards Ceremony, Tuesday, April 23, in the Kansas Union Ballroom. Awards were presented by Vice Chancellor Steve Warren and...

Thu, 04/25/2013 — More than 90 undergraduates at the University of Kansas will present research at the 16th annual Undergraduate Research Symposium starting at 1 p.m. Saturday, April 27, in the Kansas Union. “The symposium is for all KU students interested in...


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