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Fri, 05/13/2022 — Accessible Teaching, Learning, and Assessment Systems (ATLAS) at the University of Kansas has presented a grant project focused on promoting quality science education for students with disabilities at the 2022 STEM for All Video Showcase: Access,

Thu, 05/12/2022 — In early May, the University of Kansas Center for Undergraduate Research honored the winners of the Courtwright Award for Undergraduate Research Excellence and the Undergraduate Research Mentor Awards. Courtwright Award for Undergraduate...

Thu, 05/12/2022 — LAWRENCE – Nineteen students have been selected to receive the University of Kansas Madison and Lila Self Memorial Scholarship for the 2022-2023 academic year. The Self Memorial Scholarship is a merit-based scholarship that is awarded to outstanding undergraduate students from KU who will transition into a full-time master’s or doctoral program at KU in the fall semester. Students who were selected demonstrated achievement in leadership and scholarship and possess the ability to envision and attain goals that require energy and tenacity. The Self Memorial Scholarship provides each recipient with a $10,000 scholarship award that is applied to tuition and fees,

Thu, 05/12/2022 — The Robert J. Dole Institute of Politics at the University of Kansas has announced the winners of the 2022 Robert J. Dole Service to Country Award and the 2022 Elizabeth Dole Public Service Award. “The student culture at the Dole Institute is...

Thu, 05/12/2022 — The Spencer Museum of Art at the University of Kansas has announced the 2022 recipients of the Jack & Lavon Brosseau Creativity Awards. Established by benefactor Lavon Brosseau in 2011, the awards honor innovative and risk-taking creative...

Thu, 05/12/2022 — A research center based at the University of Kansas that develops rapid next-generation tests for a host of human ailments like cancer, stroke and COVID-19 recently earned $6.6 million in continued funding over the next five years from the...

Wed, 05/11/2022 — University of Kansas students have tested their mathematical prowess at local, state and national events. KU Math Prize Competition The 39th annual event, sponsored by the Department of Mathematics, took place in April. Open to all KU...

Wed, 05/11/2022 — When veterans leave the military, they not only have the possibility of significant challenges like lasting physical injuries, post-traumatic stress disorder or mental health concerns, they also face the reality of transitioning to a new life,...

Tue, 05/10/2022 — China is a major player on the world stage, and nations around the globe watch it carefully to see what steps it will take next politically, economically and legally. But a relatively recent change in China’s approach to law has both altered...

Tue, 05/10/2022 — KU International Affairs has awarded more than $46,000 in travel grants to 13 KU faculty members and one graduate student to support research and collaboration abroad. These competitively awarded funds were dispersed among faculty and students...

Tue, 05/10/2022 — The Spencer Museum of Art at the University of Kansas and Charlotte Street Foundation have announced the return of Rocket Grants with the call for artists opening May 13. With support from the Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, Rocket...

Tue, 05/10/2022 — The University of Kansas School of Education & Human Sciences will honor alumnus John Heim with one of its top awards this spring. Heim will be recognized at the 2022 Distinguished Alumni Award on May 14 at the school’s spring convocation...

Tue, 05/10/2022 — Three outstanding high school teachers will be recognized with the Wolfe Teaching Excellence Award this graduation season at the University of Kansas. “For those in the teaching profession, perhaps the highest honor that can be bestowed is...

Tue, 05/10/2022 — Emily Witt, associate professor of mathematics, has been awarded the 2022-2023 Ruth I. Michler Memorial Prize from the Association of Women in Mathematics and Cornell University. Witt was selected for her research accomplishments in commutative...

Tue, 05/10/2022 — The Achievement & Assessment Institute (AAI) has announced its latest center, the Center for Positive Youth Development. Led by director David Hansen, associate professor of educational psychology in the School of Education & Human...

Mon, 05/09/2022 — The Kansas Biological Survey & Center for Ecological Research at the University of Kansas has awarded $12,000 in funding this spring for student research to be conducted this year. The research center’s 2022 Student Research Awards are...

Mon, 05/09/2022 — as opposed to strictly religious or royal — worldview. Hedeman, Judith Harris Murphy Distinguished Professor of Art History at the University of Kansas, has just published “Visual Translation: Illuminated Manuscripts and the First French...

Mon, 05/09/2022 — The University of Kansas Libraries announced the winners of the 64th annual Snyder Book Collecting Contest at an awards presentation last month. The contest, established by libraries donor Elizabeth Snyder in 1957, is designed to recognize...

Mon, 05/09/2022 — A University Support and University Professional Staff luncheon is planned this week to honor retiring KU employees. Barbara Bichelmeyer, provost and executive vice chancellor, will honor the retirees at the event at 11 a.m. May 12 in the Kansas...

Mon, 05/09/2022 — Public concerns about the influence of religion on politics have garnered much attention in recent years. These concerns have been particularly evident in regard to the intertwining of religion and politics for devout Muslims. But whether...


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