Education & Behavior
Fri, 09/20/2019 — A pastor’s sermon shakes the foundation of his megachurch in “The Christians,” playing weekends Sept. 27 through Oct. 4 in the Crafton-Preyer Theatre at Murphy Hall. The play opens the season for KU’s University Theatre and features...

Fri, 09/20/2019 — Since 2012, the Cool Science program has featured children’s artwork in public spaces in Massachusetts. Now youths in Kansas and Missouri will have the same opportunity. Through a $3 million National Science Foundation grant, Cool Science is...

Thu, 09/19/2019 — The Spencer Museum of Art invites the University of Kansas and Lawrence communities to kick back with friends and neighbors in the biggest backyard on KU’s campus — historic Marvin Grove — for an artful celebration of nature. The Backyard...

Wed, 09/18/2019 — The University of Kansas School of Languages, Literatures & Cultures has announced the 2019/2020 cohort of Fulbright Foreign Language Teaching Assistants. The following individuals have received a Fulbright award to teach a foreign language...

Mon, 09/16/2019 — An international association for public affairs schools in higher education has recognized the University of Kansas School of Public Affairs & Administration (SPAA) with its 2019 Diversity Award. The Diversity and Social Equity Committee of...

Mon, 09/16/2019 —  Talking about politics isn’t always comfortable, especially with children. But research has shown they know more about the topic than we might assume. A University of Kansas professor has co-written a study arguing that children’s knowledge...

Fri, 09/13/2019 — University of Kansas faculty and staff members who want to expand their knowledge and perspectives on disability inclusion can join KU’s 2019-2020 Mentoring Circles for Disability Inclusion Program. Participants will gain insights and...

Thu, 09/12/2019 — Seven University of Kansas students and graduates received prestigious Fulbright awards to travel abroad to study, conduct research or teach English during the 2019-2020 academic year. Two additional KU students were selected as alternate...

Thu, 09/12/2019 — LAWRENCE – Michele Casavant joined the dean’s administrative team at the University of Kansas School of Education, effective Sept. 1. Casavant replaced Lon Dehnert, who retired from his role during summer 2019. Casavant has been with the School of Education since 2003 as the school’s coordinator of advising, and she has served as the director of the advising center since 2009. She also currently leads the school’s Multicultural Scholars Program and has served on several key committees. In her new role, Casavant will take on the support role for the school’s online programs and technology services. Other responsibilities as assistant dean will include continued

Tue, 09/10/2019 — This fall, 10 University of Kansas students will receive an Undergraduate Research Awards (UGRAs). UGRA recipients are awarded a $1,000 scholarship as they work on mentored research and creative projects. Students apply for UGRAs by writing a...

Mon, 09/09/2019 — Author, illustrator and researcher Jonny Sun, notable for his humorous and interpersonal works, will deliver the 2019 Kenneth A. Spencer Lecture. Sun will speak at 7 p.m. Sept. 25 at Liberty Hall. His presentation, hosted by The Commons at the...

Mon, 09/09/2019 — The University of Kansas increased its ranking two spots to 59th among public universities in the 2020 edition of the U.S. News & World Report “Best Colleges” rankings, released Sept. 9. “We recognize the importance of these rankings,...

Fri, 09/06/2019 — LAWRENCE – If you want to increase Latino Americans’ traditionally low levels of social media expression and political participation, you would do well to increase their belief that as Latinos, they share common characteristics and experiences. That is the implication of a new study by a group of University of Kansas researchers. Assistant Professor Alcides Velasquez and Professor Jeffrey Hall of the Department of Communication Studies co-wrote the paper along with former graduate student Gretchen Montgomery. It was published in the July issue of the Journal of Computer-Mediated Communication under the title “Ethnic Minorities’ Social Media Political Use: How

Thu, 09/05/2019 — The University of Kansas Center for Russian, East European & Eurasian Studies will host a delegation of Georgian civic educators this month in Lawrence. The Open World Leadership Center, a congressional agency, sent the five professionals,...

Tue, 09/03/2019 — The University of Kansas Libraries will host a systematic review workshop from 9 a.m. to noon Sept. 13. The workshop will take place at the Clark Instruction Center in Watson Library. In this workshop, participants will be introduced to the...

Tue, 09/03/2019 — Three professors at the University of Kansas are recipients of the prestigious Chancellors Club Teaching Professorship, which recognizes outstanding educators for their dedication to excellence. The honorees for 2019, all on the Lawrence campus,

Fri, 08/30/2019 —  The University of Kansas will launch its 2019-2020 Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Sawyer Seminar series, “Chronic Conditions: Knowing, Seeing & Healing the Body in Global Africa,” with a talk by award-winning documentary photographer...


Fri, 08/30/2019 — Red Hot Research returns this fall with six events for University of Kansas researchers. Red Hot Research is a regular Friday event, built of five short presentations from across KU to open the door for new ways of understanding work through...

Wed, 08/28/2019 — The 2019 recipients of the Fred Ellsworth Medallion for extraordinary service to the University of Kansas are Dr. Don Brada of Lawrence and Jeff Kennedy of Wichita. The KU Alumni Association will honor them Sept. 5 before the fall meeting of the...


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