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James Thompson receives Fulbright Specialist Award to Portugal

LAWRENCE — James Thompson, professor of special education at the University of Kansas, has received a Fulbright Specialist Award to lead a series of plenary presentations and workshops in Portugal this semester.

KU students to present at Kansas Undergraduate Research Days

LAWRENCE — Ten University of Kansas students will participate in the 2022 Kansas Undergraduate Research Days, which will be March 2-3. 

KU students open positive psychotherapy clinic, provide more than 800 hours of counseling services

LAWRENCE — Shortly before the Positive Psychotherapy Clinic was set to open on the University of Kansas Lawrence campus, the COVID-19 pandemic forced everyone to work and learn from home.

New book explores how schools can prepare students for an uncertain future

LAWRENCE — As technology evolves and changes the world at a faster pace than ever before, two veteran educators have written a new book that explores how schools can prepare young people for a globalized future that is still taking shape.

Study performs cost analysis of popular autism interventions

LAWRENCE — Working in schools as an occupational therapist and board-certified behavior analyst, Gretchen Scheibel would often see students, parents and educators at crisis points.

US News & World Report highlights KU online education programs in rankings

LAWRENCE — The University of Kansas School of Education & Human Sciences has three programs ranked among the nation’s best in the 2022 edition of U.S. News & World Report’s “Best Online Programs,” released Jan. 25.

Author argues for urgency of addressing race in school, society

LAWRENCE – In the new book she co-edited and co-wrote, “Racism by Another Name” (Information Age Publishing, 2021), Dorothy Hines contends that race has been the American public schools’ most profound legacy because it is one of society’s deepest fears.

KU study sheds light on what happens inside muscle when athletes overtrain

LAWRENCE — Athletes have long been known to push themselves as hard as possible to improve their performance, especially in the weight room. But not much is known about what happens inside the muscle when someone trains too hard.

KU lands grants to work with families, communities to improve transition for individuals with disabilities

LAWRENCE — The University of Kansas has secured a pair of grants that will enable researchers to partner with community leaders, self-advocates with disabilities and families to help improve the transition of young people with disabilities from school to vocational training, higher education and

KU announces 2022 Global Scholars

LAWRENCE — Representing diverse academic fields from across campus, 15 University of Kansas second-year students have been selected as 2022 Global Scholars.

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