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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.

KU leading project to bring coaching to teachers of math and science in special education

LAWRENCE — It’s not easy to go from teaching high school math and physics to teaching kindergarten special education. Yet that kind of movement in the teaching career is more common than one might realize.

Civil rights scholar Sherrilyn Ifill to speak at KU

LAWRENCE — Civil rights advocate Sherrilyn Ifill will present the Emily Taylor and Marilyn Stokstad Women’s Leadership Lecture on April 19 at the University of Kansas.

KU, Haskell students to present research projects at 24th annual symposium

LAWRENCE – Research on heat shock stress in colorectal cancer, wetland restoration practices’ impact on soil, lunar environments’ impact on fungal communities, neurodegeneration of Alzheimer’s disease and mathematical modeling in relation to plant species health will be among the work presented at…

Global Scholars to present research April 11

LAWRENCE — Encompassing a wide range of topics from around the world, 10 University of Kansas seniors will present their internationally focused research at the Global Scholars Research Symposium on April 11.

2024 Gene A. Budig Lecture will explore ‘Designing the Future of Learning’


Study finds clear instruction, parental support predict students' sense of school belonging

LAWRENCE — A new study from the University of Kansas has analyzed the roles classroom interaction and parental support play in school connectedness, finding clearly communicated instruction in class and support from parents are closely linked with belonging.

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