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2022 Gene A. Budig Lecture will focus on 'True Stories from the Halls of JRP'

LAWRENCE — The University of Kansas School of Education & Human Sciences welcomes

Center for Evaluation and Educational Leadership will support PreK-12 district, building leaders

Neal Kingston, AAI director and University Distinguished Professor, said inquiries from school districts across Kansas led the creation of the new center.

University announces May, June, July Employees of the Month

LAWRENCE — The University of Kansas recently has announced the May, June and July 2022 Employees of the Month. These staff members have made outstanding contributions to the Lawrence campus community.

Study shows social support key to quality sleep for people with multiple sclerosis

LAWRENCE — The COVID-19 pandemic caused many people to lose sleep, not to mention the loss of in-person activities and social interactions.

University of Kansas names five new distinguished professors

LAWRENCE – Five University of Kansas professors have joined elite company by being named distinguished professors.

Lawrence High announces new assistant principal

Elaina Honas, special education coordinator of secondary transition programs and building administrator at East Heights, has been selected as Lawrence High School’s new assistant principal.

Dr. Phyllis Esposito Appointed Reed College’s VP and Dean for Institutional Diversity

Dr. Phyllis Esposito will become Reed College’s vice president and dean for institutional diversity, effective July 1. She also will be part of the senior leadership team for Reed President Dr. Audrey Bilger.

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.

Positive progress: Focusing on strengths, students counsel Kansans while earning service credits

Brian Cole, associate professor of educational psychology and director of training in the doctoral program, says there were plans to open a clinic to see clients in Joseph R. Pearson Hall about six weeks before the pandemic upended everyone’s lives.

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.”

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