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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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KU Sport Management to welcome Jon Welty Peachey as 2023 Mawson Scholar Speaker Series speaker

LAWRENCE — The University of Kansas Sport Management program welcomes Dr. Jon Welty Peachey, Dean of Academic Affairs and Professor of Sport Management and Leadership at Gordon College (Wenham, MA), as the 2023 Mawson Scholar Speaker Series award recipient and featured speaker.

KU Transition to Postsecondary Education Awarded Grant from National Community Care Corps

The University of Kansas Transition to Postsecondary Education (KU TPE) announces that it was selected by the Community Care Corps to receive funds for volunteers assisting local family caregivers, older adults, and adults with disabilities in Lawrence, Kansas.

KU researchers land grant to test app that delivers successful self-determination method for students with disabilities

LAWRENCE — Research has shown that when students with disabilities are given ownership in their education and are involved in setting goals for themselves, they have better outcomes.

New AAI center to focus on the intersection of technology, education

LAWRENCE — The Achievement & Assessment Institute (AAI) at the University of Kansas has announced a new center, Flexible Learning through Innovations in Technology & Education (FLITE), whose mission is to provide an integrated structure for emerging technologies aligned with student and t

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