Health & Wellness
Tue, 09/17/2019 — A new study in the Journal of Neurophysiology by researchers at the University of Kansas Life Span Institute is the first to look at functional brain activity in people with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) while they performed precision...

Fri, 09/13/2019 —  The tobacco industry has a history of targeting young people in its advertising to attract new customers. As vaping and electronic cigarettes have grown in popularity, advertisers are up to the same old tricks. New research from the University...

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...

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 — 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,...

Mon, 09/09/2019 — Every year thousands of people from around the world die because of antibiotic-resistant microbials. Overprescription and misuse of antibiotics have led to the growing crisis, and a new study from the University of Kansas has found that factors...

Thu, 09/05/2019 — The Cofrin Logan Center for Addiction Research and Treatment at the University of Kansas will welcome the public to celebrate the center’s first year of community programs, new research initiatives, and expanded staff and facilities during an...

Wed, 09/04/2019 — The field of health economics analyzes both the health care industry and the well-being of the population. While the theoretical side is one approach, according to David Slusky, associate professor of economics at the University of Kansas,...

Wed, 09/04/2019 — Extracellular vesicles, particularly exosomes, are nanoscale sacs produced by human cells that carry critical molecular messages between cells, like biological emails. A researcher at the University of Kansas has just earned a five-year, $1.89...

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 ADA Resource Center for Equity & Accessibility has a new staff position to support University of Kansas employees who need a workplace accommodation. As the Resource Center’s first accommodation specialist, Abby King helps KU employees...

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...

Mon, 08/26/2019 — LAWRENCE – How do we practice care? This question is at the heart of a new series of programs offered at The Commons in collaboration with the new Center for Compassionate and Sustainable Communities and other University of Kansas partners. At noon Wednesdays at The Commons, the series will feature a different topic related to well-being and care, and it will include a component of guided practice. The series aims to devote time to considering the ways people practice care as individuals, in communities and as a campus, full of resources to broaden understanding. It will highlight a variety of aspects of well-being, with special attention to the expectations of

Wed, 08/21/2019 —  When a person looks back on life, they tend to reflect on their experiences and how those shaped who they are, and for the most part, they can compare those experiences to peers and those who came before them. An individual’s nationality, race,

Mon, 08/19/2019 — U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement raids targeted poultry plants that relied on immigrant labor earlier this month. But mass roundups and incarceration of Mexican workers have been going on for decades. And the tactics for doing this have...

Wed, 07/31/2019 — Eight faculty members at the University of Kansas are being recognized as winners of annual distinguished teaching awards. The eight award recipients will be honored Aug. 22 at the KU Teaching Summit. This year’s winners are as...

Wed, 07/31/2019 — A paper appearing today in a special edition of the Journal of Abnormal Psychology questions much of the statistical evidence underpinning therapies designated as “Empirically Supported Treatments,” or ESTs, by Division 12 of the American...

Wed, 07/31/2019 — Sustainability. Locally sourced. Farm-to-table. These are familiar concepts to Americans who are hoping to improve their eating habits. But the term that indigenous food activists are also adopting is “food sovereignty,” which refers to...


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