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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

Study shows simulator, combined with app, helps teachers correct mistakes before entering classroom

LAWRENCE — When pilots, surgeons or others with high-stakes professions are learning their craft, they have simulators with which to practice.

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.

Study shows physical education teachers influence students' attitudes about physical activity later in life

LAWRENCE — Everyone who has gone through high school probably remembers gym class, for better or worse, and the influence their teachers had on the class environment.

Distinguished professor's lecture to address self-determination for people with disabilities

LAWRENCE — Research shows promoting autonomy leads to valued life outcomes, but for people with disabilities, barriers to supporting self-determination persist.

KU Welcomes 12 International Fulbright Students and Teaching Assistants

LAWRENCE — This academic year the University of Kansas welcomed eight international students as part of the Fulbright Foreign Student Program and four Fulbright Foreign Language Teaching Assistants.

Study uses motion capture to determine what makes the best free-throw shooters

LAWRENCE — Every basketball coach has told their players at some point that free throws win games.

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