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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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Special Education Program
#7
Public School of Education & Human Sciences
#19
Curriculum & Instruction Program

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Scholarships Awarded
$49M
Research Expenditures
300+
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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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Study shows program improves teaching skills, students' word problem-solving

LAWRENCE — Students learning to solve math word problems can struggle to combine mathematical and language skills. For English language learners, the fastest-growing minority in U.S. schools, that challenge can be even greater as they attempt to learn math concepts in a second language.

Study photographically identifies characteristics that make proficient basketball scorers

LAWRENCE — Anyone who’s ever shot a basketball has heard a coach or well-meaning bystander give them tips like “bend your knees,” “tuck your elbow in” or “release the ball as high as possible.”

31 KU students receive Gilman scholarships

Thirty-one Jayhawks will study or intern abroad as 2022 Gilman Scholars, including our own Kimberly Olivas-Huerta, Victoria Requenes, Autumn Reynolds and Roman Ruiz.

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