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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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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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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.) ...
Katarina Moore

Katarina Moore connects the next generation of Jayhawks to education & human sciences

After graduating in 2022 with a master’s degree in higher education administration, University of Kansas alumna Katarina Moore is now connecting the next generation of Jayhawks...

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Educational Psychology Department announces 2023 Lichtenberg Lecture

LAWRENCE – The Department of Educational Psychology at the University of Kansas will host the 2023 Lichtenberg Lecture at 9:30 a.m. Friday, October 20 in Joseph R. Pearson Hall (JRP) room 150.

KU Health, Sport & Exercise Sciences announces new Name, Image, and Likeness certificate for undergraduates

LAWRENCE — The University of Kansas Department of Health, Sport & Exercise Sciences, part of the School of Education & Human Sciences, has created a new program – the first of its kind to be offered at a ‘Power Five’ university – to train students as leaders in the rapidly-growing area of

Deck of Spaces, cards designed to maximize educational space usage, spread to schools around the world

LAWRENCE — Playing cards might not be considered a traditional school activity, but the Deck of Spaces has educators thinking about how they can make the most of schools, classrooms and the spaces in which students learn.

Book explores why schools stick to 'Duck and Cover' policies that don't work

LAWRENCE — In American schools of the 1950s and ‘60s, students were taught to dive under their desks, crouch with their knees near their chests and to cover their heads with their hands.

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