Education & Behavior
Mon, 03/07/2022 — Continuing the series that launched last fall, the KU First Nations Student Association, Office of Native American Initiatives and The Commons will offer two more virtual events in the Community Learning and Practice Series, which offers space...

Fri, 03/04/2022 — The University of Kansas School of Pharmacy is hosting 6 one-day summer camps for high school students and incoming freshmen June 13, 15, 17, 20, 22 and 24. Summer camp will take place on the Lawrence Campus, where participants explore the many...

Fri, 03/04/2022 — LAWRENCE – For the second consecutive year, a University of Kansas School of Law team won first place at the National Native American Law Students Association (NNALSA) Moot Court Competition. Second-year law students Emily Depew, of Neodesha, and Douglas Bartel, of Olathe, defeated a team from Boston University School of Law in the final round of the virtual competition Feb. 27. Depew and Bartel also won the third-place award for best overall advocates. Forty-seven teams from law schools around the country competed. "This year's problem was exceptionally challenging because it required us to be compassionate advocates in light of unsettling factual circumstances. I

Thu, 03/03/2022 — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Region 7 and KU Center for Research officials have signed an agreement to collaborate on projects and initiatives that will benefit both parties. The agreement, signed during a ceremony Feb. 25, outlines...

Thu, 03/03/2022 — KU Libraries have announced an open call for entries to its annual Snyder Book Collecting contest, which awards University of Kansas undergraduate and graduate students for their collections of books, digital items, graphic novels, music and...

Wed, 03/02/2022 — Nineteen new law enforcement officers graduated from the Kansas Law Enforcement Training Center (KLETC) on Feb. 25 at a ceremony held in the KLETC Integrity Auditorium. Deputy David Carrillo of the Seward County Sheriff’s Office was the...

Wed, 03/02/2022 — Driven by globalization, evolving technology and rapid automation of work processes, all types of organizations are placing growing emphasis on project-based planning, development and operations to gain a competitive advantage. The University of...

Tue, 03/01/2022 — The Kansas Board of Regents has named an accomplished economics scholar at KU as its next Regents Distinguished Professor. Donna Ginther, Roy A. Roberts Distinguished Professor of economics and director of the Institute for Policy & Social...

Tue, 03/01/2022 — Ten University of Kansas students will participate in the 2022 Kansas Undergraduate Research Days, which will be March 2-3.  Undergraduate students from each Kansas Board of Regents (KBOR) four-year public university are working on 30 projects...

Fri, 02/25/2022 — For its history as a science, economics has struggled to recruit both females and underrepresented minorities to the major field of study and the profession. Josephine Lugovskyy, director for the KU Economics URMW Pipeline Program at the...

Thu, 02/24/2022 — KU International Affairs is accepting proposals and applications for travel grants that support faculty and graduate student research and collaboration abroad. The deadline for submitting proposals and applications is March 11. KUIA will notify...

Wed, 02/23/2022 — Shortly before the Positive Psychotherapy Clinic was set to open on the University of Kansas Lawrence campus, the COVID-19 pandemic forced everyone to work and learn from home. But that temporary delay enabled the clinic to reach far beyond...

Tue, 02/22/2022 — LAWRENCE – The Health Humanities and Arts Research Collaborative (HHARC) at the University of Kansas has made part of its mission to support existing and emerging collaborative research at the intersection of health and humanities and arts disciplines. Along these lines, HHARC has awarded a second round of seed grant funding to support the initial stages of three research projects. These grants made possible by the Office of Research invite applicants to develop research questions that require the experience of researchers and practitioners across disciplines and professions, and through community engagement as a member of the team. Additionally, teams are asked to

Mon, 02/21/2022 — As technology evolves and changes the world at a faster pace than ever before, two veteran educators have written a new book that explores how schools can prepare young people for a globalized future that is still taking shape. “Learning for...

Fri, 02/18/2022 — A blizzard may have blanketed Mount Oread on Feb. 17, but the heartwarming generosity of donors everywhere made the fifth-annual One Day. One KU. giving day a rousing success. The 24-hour event raised a total of $3,007,250 from 4,790 gifts....

Thu, 02/17/2022 — With a donation from the Danciger Fund of the Jewish Community Foundation of Greater Kansas City, the KU Jewish Studies Program has awarded Danciger Fellowships to several University of Kansas students. The fellowships, awarded in the fall and...

Wed, 02/16/2022 — The long-standing expectation that a husband is the sole breadwinner of a household has shifted dramatically during the last few decades, with married couples enjoying a more egalitarian flexibility in their roles. But a new study reveals that...

Wed, 02/16/2022 — The University of Kansas Common Book program has announced that the 2022-2023 selection is “Disability Visibility: First-person Stories from the Twenty-First Century,” edited by disability rights activist Alice Wong. This anthology of...

Wed, 02/16/2022 — LAWRENCE – How does a poet, and an academic one at that, reach out to the general public with her concern for the planet and for others’ well-being? In the case of Megan Kaminski, University of Kansas associate professor of English, the answer comes now in the form of Prairie Divination, a 40-card oracle deck and illustrated collection of essays. It’s a distillation of the plant and animal knowledge she has gained from 14 years living in Kansas, paying careful attention to the prairie ecosystem, combined with interdisciplinary research in botany and plant studies and some poetic and artistic inspiration alongside collaborator and former doctoral student, L. Ann

Tue, 02/15/2022 — The Office of Diversity, Equity, Inclusion & Belonging will welcome an author and distinguished professor from Princeton University for a Black History Month event at the University of Kansas. Eddie Glaude Jr., a noted scholar and political...


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