Health & Wellness
Thu, 03/30/2017 — The Department of Special Education at the University of Kansas will present the 2017 Dole Humanitarian Award to the founder of Love Publishing during a ceremony April 7 at the Dole Institute of Politics. The award recognizes Stan Love...

Tue, 03/28/2017 — The University of Kansas Center for Civic and Social Responsibility will have its 10th annual Matchmakers workshop for faculty and community agencies from 3:30 to 5 p.m. April 11. The theme for this year’s Matchmakers event will be diversity,...

Tue, 03/28/2017 — The University of Kansas, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and University College London (UCL) have received a $17.6 million Grand Challenge grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation (BMGF) to develop and produce a...

Mon, 03/20/2017 — A new, wide-ranging review of available research shows parents and caregivers can improve health outcomes for kids by using mobile-phone apps and text messaging. The research appears in the prestigious, peer-reviewed journal JAMA Pediatrics on...

Thu, 03/16/2017 — The University of Kansas has been recognized for excellence in community college transfer by a national honor society. KU is one of 65 colleges and universities named to Phi Theta Kappa’s Transfer Honor Roll, which identifies the top...

Thu, 03/16/2017 — Four University of Kansas students who have been actively involved in undergraduate research during their university careers are competing for Barry M. Goldwater Scholarships, regarded as the premier undergraduate award to encourage excellence...

Wed, 03/15/2017 — Four faculty members at the University of Kansas will receive 2017 University Scholarly Achievement Awards, which recognize significant scholarly or research achievement for scholars in the middle of their careers. Chancellor Bernadette...

Wed, 03/15/2017 — For the most part, public health initiatives focus on stemming one type of unhealthy behavior: anti-smoking campaigns, curbing alcohol abuse, or ramping up exercise, for example. While all are noble causes, focusing narrowly on negative health...

Tue, 03/14/2017 — The University of Kansas has 10 graduate programs ranked in the top 10 and 42 in the top 50 among public universities in the 2018 edition of U.S. News & World Report’s “Best Graduate Schools” rankings released today. “Rankings are...

Mon, 03/13/2017 — The Chancellor's Committee on Honorary Degrees invites the campus community to propose exceptional individuals of notable intellectual, scholarly, professional or creative achievement, or service to humanity, to be awarded an honorary degree...

Mon, 03/13/2017 — The same genotypes yield better or worse economic outcomes compared to one’s sibling, depending on parental income, according to a new study by a University of Kansas researcher.  The study's results suggest that children with sensitive...

Fri, 03/10/2017 — The Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture (ACSA) has given University of Kansas Department of Architecture associate professors Nils Gore and Shannon Criss and graduate student Matt Kleinmann one of its 2017 Collaboration Awards. It...

Mon, 03/06/2017 — People's political leanings and their own weight shape opinions on obesity-related public policies, according to a new study by two University of Kansas researchers. Actually, Republicans — no matter how much they weigh —  believe eating...

Fri, 03/03/2017 — It all started with a concussion. When Mason Wilde was in high school — a few years before he came to the University of Kansas as a mechanical engineering major — he suffered a head injury during a football game. During his recuperation, a...

Fri, 03/03/2017 — The doctoral degree is the supreme achievement in higher education. This year, the University of Kansas will celebrate the accomplishments of hundreds of candidates, conferring their degrees at the 2017 Doctoral Hooding Ceremony at 7:30 p.m. May...

Tue, 02/28/2017 —  The value and benefits of research performed by graduate students at the University of Kansas and KU Medical Center will be showcased March 10 at the Capitol Graduate Research Summit in Topeka. In its 14th year, the annual summit brings...

Mon, 02/27/2017 — His name might not be as well-known as others on the University of Kansas basketball coaching tree, e.g., Naismith, Allen, Smith and Williams. But John McLendon is a two-time inductee into the Basketball Hall of Fame, and a new documentary...

Thu, 02/23/2017 — The University of Kansas Professionals for Inclusion & Social Justice will host the 13th annual Graduate Student Research Conference. This year’s conference, New Spaces: Opening Up Physical and Social Spaces in the 21st Century, will take...

Thu, 02/23/2017 — A $4,800 Campus Action Project (CAP) grant from the American Association of University Women, which this year focuses on the gender leadership gap, will help empower undergraduate women in STEM at the University of Kansas. A group of graduate...

Fri, 02/17/2017 — This spring, 51 KU students will receive $1,000 Undergraduate Research Awards to pursue academic projects. “We are pleased to support this group of students as they take advantage of one of the clear benefits of a KU education: the...


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