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Tue, 02/14/2017 — University of Kansas researchers have found that certain specific parenting practices are significantly associated with the development of communication and language skills in children with Fragile X syndrome. These same parent behaviors are...

Tue, 02/14/2017 — Undergraduate researchers from the University of Kansas and KU Medical Center will present their research projects Wednesday, Feb. 15, as part of Kansas Undergraduate Research Day at the Capitol. KU and Medical Center undergraduates will join...

Mon, 02/13/2017 — A pilot study tracking adolescents’ internal psychological states around engaging in physical activity suggests that prevailing assumptions about how to increase physical activity might need a reboot. Twenty-six adolescents reported their...

Fri, 02/10/2017 — Approximately 5,400 undergraduate students at the University of Kansas earned honor roll distinction for the fall 2016 semester.  The students, from KU’s Lawrence and Edwards campuses and the schools of Health Professions and Nursing in...

Thu, 02/09/2017 — A University of Kansas educational technical assistance and research center, the SWIFT (Schoolwide Integrated Framework for Transformation) Education Center, will partner with the Orange County and Butte County departments of Education,...

Tue, 02/07/2017 — Eighteen undergraduate, graduate and postdoctoral students were honored for their scientific research presentations at the 15th annual Kansas IDeA (Institutional Development Awards) Network of Biomedical Research Excellence (K-INBRE) symposium...

Tue, 02/07/2017 — Many of the brightest, most promising students in the School of Pharmacy at the University of Kansas were raised in homes and communities where English wasn’t spoken on a day-to-day basis. “These students are often very strong academically...

Fri, 02/03/2017 — The Hall Center for the Humanities has announced the winners of the Visiting Regional Humanities Faculty Program. Rachel Goossen, professor of history, Washburn University; Heather McCrea, associate professor of history, Kansas State University,...

Thu, 02/02/2017 — Former U.S. Sen. Bob Dole has made a gift of $10,000 to the University of Kansas Research and Training Center on Independent Living (RTC/IL). Founded in 1980, the RTC/IL conducts disability research and provides training designed to enhance...

Wed, 02/01/2017 — Sixteen students, faculty and staff have been selected as University of Kansas Men of Merit, recognized for positively defining masculinity through challenging cultural norms, taking action and leading by example while making contributions to...

Tue, 01/31/2017 —  Researchers at the University of Kansas are launching a strategic communications plan designed to boost participation in cancer clinical trials among minority populations that are historically underserved in the fight against cancer. The series...

Wed, 01/25/2017 — Improvised explosive devices and associated blast injuries have left over 350,000 U.S. service members in Iraq and Afghanistan with an invisible wound: traumatic brain injury. “Soldiers get blown on their butt from an improvised explosive...

Mon, 01/23/2017 — The Sexual Assault Prevention and Education Center (SAPEC) at the University of Kansas is celebrating its first anniversary with an event this week to mark the successes of its first full year of operation. The center has also published its...

Thu, 01/19/2017 — TED Senior Fellow Jessica Green will deliver the Kenneth A. Spencer Memorial Lecture at 7 p.m. Feb. 8 at The Commons in Spooner Hall. Her talk, “The Hidden City: Landscape, Urban Design, and the Microbial Universe,” will explore the...

Wed, 01/18/2017 — The creator of a nonprofit agency that recruits military veterans to provide disaster relief and humanitarian aid around the world will receive an honorary degree from the University of Kansas. William McNulty, an Iraq War veteran and...

Wed, 01/18/2017 — A clinical trial of book reading to help kindergarten children with Specific Language Impairment learn words has determined the number of times a child with SLI needs to hear a word to learn it: 36 times or exposures compared with 12 times for...

Tue, 01/17/2017 — LAWRENCE – New diversity, equity and inclusion efforts in the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences at the University of Kansas will be the focus of the inaugural Student Summit hosted by the College. The summit will take place from 4 p.m. to 5:15 p.m. Jan. 26 at The Commons. It will be live-streamed for viewers at the Edwards Campus and others who are unable to attend. The livestream will be available at http://college.ku.edu/diversity-equity-inclusion. In early fall 2016, the College introduced its plan for diversity, equity and inclusion. The plan covers many areas relating to student success and well-being. Students are encouraged to attend the summit to learn

Tue, 01/17/2017 — The University of Kansas Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies will host speakers from programs as diverse as health and medicine, the social sciences, the humanities, and international and interdisciplinary studies. The Spring 2017...

Wed, 01/11/2017 — Members of the University of Kansas community can celebrate the life and work of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. through a variety of events and activities. This year’s celebration theme is Working Together in Unity. “Dr. King gave us a...

Wed, 01/11/2017 — A $100,000 estate gift from the late alumna Marynell Dyatt Reece will provide funds for the Spencer Museum of Art, a nursing scholarship and the Dole Institute of Politics at the University of Kansas. The estate gift will be used to fund the...


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