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University of Kansas School of Education and Human Sciences

Preparing educators and human science professionals as leaders since 1909

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#13
Educational Psychology Public Program

Dean Rick Ginsberg delivers the Fall 2022 update

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$49M
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Our new name, School of Education and Human Sciences, more closely reflects the broad range of work while keeping the word ‘education’ prominent.


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Steven Johnson Jr

Steven Johnson Jr. looks to deepen understanding of Black RAs’ experiences on campuses

Black resident assistants, particularly those at predominantly white institutions, navigate a unique set of circumstances and biases in the...
Grace Mosier

14 questions with Grace Mosier, unified early childhood education major

Grace Mosier was looking for a path that would lead her into a helping profession. As a unified early childhood major in KU’s School of Education...
Gabe Ryan

TESOL master’s grad Gabe Ryan continues teaching journey in Vietnam

Sometimes, identifying the right career path is a difficult and gradual process, the result of painstaking deliberation and back-and-forth...
Ella Zeff

9 questions with Ella Zeff, sport management major

After exploring options in KU’s Department of Health, Sport & Exercise Sciences, Ella Zeff saw a path for herself in sport management. Now a sophomore, she’s following in the footsteps of female role models in sports...

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KU receives first TRIO Training Program grant

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KU announces ExCEL Award winners, concludes 110th Homecoming

LAWRENCE — Three University of Kansas students were named winners of the 2022 Excellence in Community, Education and Leadership (ExCEL) Awards.

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