Education & Behavior
Fri, 01/19/2018 — Scot Pollard and his wife, Dawn, in partnership with the School of Education, will host the fourth annual Pollard Beach Bowling Party on Friday, Jan. 26, at Royal Crest Bowling Lanes. On-site registration will open at 5:30 p.m., and the...

Fri, 01/19/2018 — The University of Kansas Audio-Reader Network, a reading and information service for individuals who are blind, visually impaired and print-disabled, has received a $15,440 grant from the Ethel and Raymond Rice Foundation. The grant will help...

Wed, 01/17/2018 — LAWRENCE – The Dole Institute of Politics at the University of Kansas has announced its full lineup of programs for the spring 2018 semester. Headlining the program schedule is the 2018 Dole Lecture with Vlora Çitaku, ambassador of the Republic of Kosovo to the United States and the first sitting ambassador to visit the Dole Institute. Programs will begin in late February with the popular four-part Presidential Lecture Series. In this year’s series, presidential historian Richard Norton Smith will break down presidential rankings and examine how time and history can shape our assessment of a president’s success. “We are honored to host Ambassador Çitaku at the

Fri, 01/12/2018 — The University of Kansas Chapter 171 of the Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi initiated more than 140 students as new members during a ceremony at the end of the fall 2017 semester. Phi Kappa Phi is the nation’s oldest and most selective honor...

Thu, 01/11/2018 — Graduate students studying Chinese or Korean art history at the University of Kansas will be eligible for a new scholarship endowed by a retired professor and her husband. Marsha and Chris Haufler have established the Marsha S. and Christopher H.

Wed, 01/10/2018 — OVERLAND PARK – KU is expanding its role in filling Greater Kansas City’s need for biotechnology talent and local students’ interest in the field. The KU Edwards Campus (KUEC) in Overland Park launched the university’s undergraduate biotechnology program less than two years ago, is celebrating the opening of a new biotechnology laboratory this spring and engages local professionals and high school students in interactive events. The KUEC program prepares students for a range of biotechnology careers. The Kansas City Area Development Council reports the sector features more than 245 companies, employs 28,000 workers and generates an estimated $1.8 billion annually

Wed, 01/10/2018 — The University of Kansas is coordinating several Lawrence area events to celebrate the legacy of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. The KU and Lawrence communities will be able to participate in a variety of cultural enrichment, learning and...

Wed, 01/10/2018 — For not much money, you can change people’s perception of a park in a neglected part of town, thereby stimulating healthful activity and perhaps even economic benefits to the surrounding neighborhood. Those were the results of a study...

Tue, 01/09/2018 — The University of Kansas’ top entrepreneurship official will co-host a webinar on how universities can evolve their technology transfer activities and do more to address the demands of the innovation economy. Julie Nagel, associate vice...

Thu, 12/21/2017 — The University of Kansas Edwards Campus celebrated its first cohort of graduates from the KU Coding Boot Camp, an education partnership between the Edwards Campus and Trilogy Education Services, on Dec. 9. The camp teaches students sought-after...

Wed, 12/20/2017 —  A University of Kansas professor has co-authored a book examining how English teachers are educated across the country. The study that informed the book was the first in more than 20 years and provides insight into how the field has evolved as...

Tue, 12/19/2017 — “If it bleeds, it leads” has been a newsroom dictum for generations. Cable TV’s “Crossfire” ushered in the left-right political shouting match in 1982. But new research authored by Ashley Muddiman, University of Kansas assistant...

Wed, 12/13/2017 — A University of Kansas senior has been nominated for the Winston Churchill Scholarship, which provides one year of study at the University of Cambridge in the United Kingdom. Sarah Anderson, senior in environmental studies and English, is...

Wed, 12/13/2017 — People's racial and political identities strongly shaped how they viewed the causes of several recent widely publicized police encounters that resulted in the deaths of African-American men, according to a new study by two University of Kansas...

Wed, 12/13/2017 — University of Kansas alumnus William “Brad” Bradley Jr., of Overland Park, has made a $2 million gift commitment that will endow a scholarship in the School of Law and a research excellence fund for the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences...

Tue, 12/12/2017 — Unfortunately it's easy these days to find examples of people lacking empathy or even basic consideration for one another. Just check the national news or even Twitter or Facebook on any given day. To combat the deluge of divisive attitudes...

Tue, 12/12/2017 — The National Academy of Inventors (NAI) has again named a University of Kansas professor as an NAI Fellow, one of the highest honors for an academic inventor. Cory Berkland, Solon E. Summerfield Distinguished Professor in the departments of...

Mon, 12/11/2017 — if in good health
Mon, 12/11/2017 — LAWRENCE — Longevity is a such a pervasive goal in public health policy and even...

Mon, 12/11/2017 — The elves atop Mount Oread have been busy in their workshops, creating great gifts for the holiday season. The University of Kansas’ first Herman Melville Distinguished Professor of English, Randall Fuller, published the “The Book that...

Thu, 12/07/2017 — Emily Rauscher, University of Kansas assistant professor of sociology, has been selected as a William T. Grant Foundation 2018 Scholars Finalist. If awarded, she would receive $350,000 over a five-year period and participate in annual meetings...


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