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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 Public Program
#7
Public School of Education & Human Sciences
#13
Educational Psychology Public Program

Dean Rick Ginsberg delivers the Fall 2021 update

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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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University community mourns death of professor, researcher James Thompson

LAWRENCE — The University of Kansas community is mourning the death of professor and senior scientist James Thompson, who died Sept. 11.

School of Education & Human Sciences recognized for leadership in continuous improvement in honor of Frank Murray

LAWRENCE – The Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP) announced today that the University of Kansas is one of 32 providers from 16 states, Puerto Rico and Jordan to receive recognition for their leadership and commitment to continuous improvement.

KU Alumni Association honors three recipients of Fred Ellsworth Medallion

LAWRENCE — Three Jayhawks will receive the 2022 Fred Ellsworth medallion for their faithful, longtime service to the University of Kansas and higher education.

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