Law, Policy & Society
Tue, 01/22/2013 —  Teachers can attest that engaging students with classroom material can be challenging. A University of Kansas professor is leading a study showing that given an online platform in which they can discuss provocative topics like what justifies war,

Fri, 01/18/2013 — Fifty-eight University of Kansas students will work on research projects funded by the Undergraduate Research Award program this semester. “The Undergraduate Research Award, or UGRA, program has been around KU for over 20 years,” said John...

Thu, 01/17/2013 — LAWRENCE – The University of Kansas is offering a new program that will allow undergraduates the opportunity to earn a bachelor’s degree and a law degree in six years. The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences and the School of Law collaborated on the degree track to provide a new opportunity for high-ability students to maximize their coursework at KU. Students will spend three years on requirements for a bachelor’s degree from the College and three years on requirements for a law degree. The first year of law school will also count toward requirements for the bachelor’s degree. The partnership between liberal arts and sciences and law is a natural fit, said Danny

Thu, 01/17/2013 —  The significance of Barack Obama’s historic 2008 election as the first African-American president was widely analyzed, discussed and documented by pundits and everyday citizens alike. A University of Kansas researcher has authored an article...

Thu, 01/17/2013 — LAWRENCE – The University of Kansas is offering a new program that will allow undergraduates the opportunity to earn a bachelor’s degree and a law degree in six years. The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences and the School of Law collaborated on the degree track to provide a new opportunity for high-ability students to maximize their coursework at KU. Students will spend three years on requirements for a bachelor’s degree from the College and three years on requirements for a law degree. The first year of law school will also count toward requirements for the bachelor’s degree. The partnership between liberal arts and sciences and law is a natural fit

Largest-ever dynamic learning map unveiled.
Wed, 01/16/2013 — Vermont has joined the Dynamic Learning Maps Alternate Assessment Consortium, a multistate initiative led by the Center for Educational Testing and Evaluation at the University of Kansas. Vermont joins the DLM Consortium’s 13 other states:...

Chancellor Bernadette Gray-Little
Wed, 01/16/2013 — University of Kansas Chancellor Bernadette Gray-Little’s comments on the governor’s budget: "These are extremely challenging budget times for Kansas and require that we redouble our efforts in making sure every dollar received is put to good use. The top-to-bottom efficiency measures KU is implementing are critical in helping ensure that all of our financial resources – tuition dollars, state revenues and private donations – are well-spent. "The governor's budget recognizes that we can't have a pro-growth strategy in Kansas without investments in our universities. Further, we are heartened by the recognition of the vital role the University of Kansas Medical Center

A new investigation by researchers at the University of Kansas suggests that differences in how ethnic groups see racism could be due to differences in awareness about the severity of racism over the course of U.S. history.
Tue, 01/15/2013 — A new investigation by researchers at the University of Kansas suggests that differences in how ethnic groups see racism could be due to differences in awareness about the severity of racism over the course of U.S. history.   In this research,...

An older couple snuggle with a toddler
Thu, 01/10/2013 — University of Kansas research on communication and aging is the basis of several guidelines in a new manual developed by the Gerontological Society of America for health care providers who frequently interact with older patients. Communicating...

Mon, 01/07/2013 — Rape is a crime that makes headlines yet may fail to elicit the kind of meaningful conversations that should follow. A University of Kansas journalism professor has published a study showing that media coverage of the Duke lacrosse team rape...

Hand gun
Wed, 12/19/2012 — The Dec. 14 massacre at a Newtown, Conn., elementary was the second-deadliest school shooting in American history. Despite the bloodshed, Americans probably shouldn’t expect sweeping reform when it comes to gun control policies, said Don...

Dole Institute of Politics
Wed, 12/19/2012 — The Dole Institute of Politics at the University of Kansas will display a special memorial exhibit for former U.S. Sen. Daniel K. Inouye through Jan. 25. The exhibit is free and open to the public. Inouye, 88, passed away Dec. 17 at Walter Reed...

Two scientists working together
Mon, 12/17/2012 — The world’s foremost biomedical funding agency has announced a series of new initiatives in response to a study that found race-based discrepancies in research awards. The National Institutes of Health has unveiled plans to address diversity...

Green Hall
Wed, 11/14/2012 — People of nearly all political persuasions agree the United States needs to do more to develop new energy resources. A provision of the Energy Policy Act of 2005 was specifically designed to encourage energy development on tribal land, yet not...

Stack of cash
Tue, 11/06/2012 — Bob DeYoung More Information School of Business     LAWRENCE – It's often said there are no secrets in a small town. But if the "everyone knows everyone" aspect of small towns has its drawbacks, it may also have a clear upside: well-informed financial transactions. According to new research by University of Kansas School of Business professor Bob DeYoung, small business loans originated by rural banks default much less frequently than loans originated by urban banks. More specifically, default rates are lowest for the most rural banks, in the most rural communities, and for banks that are located nearest to their


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