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Stephanie Leon

Stephanie Leon follows lifelong passion for education in KU Higher Education Administration program

Even since childhood, Stephanie Leon knew she wanted to be an educator. After beginning her education journey at community college, she made the move to University of Kansas. Now she’s pursuing ...
Javen Betts

Senior Javen Betts reflects on leadership, public service and lessons learned at KU

Passionate about public service and elementary education, KU senior Javen Betts has taken advantage of a variety of experiences offered at the university and beyond...
Drew Runkel

14 questions with Drew Runkel, sport management major

Drew Runkel, a current senior at the University of Kansas, is preparing for his dream career as a sport management major in the School of Education and Human Sciences...
Reem Al-Samiri

TESOL alumna Reem Al-Samiri on teaching Academic English to university freshmen

Reem Al-Samiri earned her Ph.D. in curriculum and instruction from KU in 2020, specializing in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL.) ...

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School of Education & Human Sciences to honor 2024 Distinguished Alumni Award recipients

LAWRENCE — The University of Kansas School of Education and Human Sciences will honor two of its alumni with one of its top awards this spring.

2024 KU seniors honor high school teachers with Wolfe Teaching Excellence Awards

LAWRENCE — Three outstanding high school teachers will be recognized with the Wolfe Teaching Excellence Award this spring.

Junior Teresa Wright nominated for Beinecke Scholarship Program

LAWRENCE — The University of Kansas has nominated a junior for the Beinecke Scholarship Program. Each year through the program, the Sperry Fund offers 20 scholarships to undergraduates who intend to pursue a research-focused or fine arts master’s or doctoral program in the arts, humanities or…

KU education programs rank among nation’s best in 2024-25 U.S. News & World Report rankings

LAWRENCE — The University of Kansas School of Education & Human Sciences is ranked among the top twenty Best Education Schools overall and No.

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