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US News & World Report ranks 50 KU graduate programs in top 50 among public schools

LAWRENCE — The University of Kansas has nine graduate programs in the top 10 and 50 programs in the top 50 among public universities in the 2022 rankings from U.S. News & World Report, released today.

Teachers can use popular media to address anti-Asian bias, KU research shows

LAWRENCE — Recent incidents of racial discrimination and violence against Asians and Asian Americans in the United States have prompted critical discussions about how to talk about such biases with younger age groups.

Study Examines Racial Differences in Students’ Experiences in Campus Housing

A new study by Zachary Foste, assistant professor of educational leadership & policy studies at the University of Kansas, examined racial differences in students’ experience in campus housing at three major universities.

One Year Into the Pandemic, the White House Aims to Prioritize People With Disabilities

One year ago, on March 11, 2020, the World Health Organization officially declared COVID-19 a pandemic. Since then, 29 million Americans have been infected and more than 500,000 have died.

KU researchers designing career development via telehealth for rural individuals with disabilities

LAWRENCE — Researchers at the University of Kansas have launched a study to test the outcomes of a career design model, delivered virtually, that supports people with intellectual and developmental disabilities to set and work toward self-determined career goals.

Why We Need Classroom Teachers in School Leadership More Than Ever

In 2021, finding teachers who are passionate about stepping into leadership roles at their schools and districts is more important than ever. Why? Because teachers put relationships first. They aren’t far removed from what really happens in classrooms with students.

Study finds campus housing can mirror racial denotations of larger society

LAWRENCE — A new study from the University of Kansas shows that students’ experience in campus housing is often marked by racial denotations of who belongs in campus spaces and that the shifting idea of universities as businesses can push students into racially charged spaces that contradict ideas o

KU honor society Phi Kappa Phi initiates more than 100 students

LAWRENCE — The University of Kansas chapter of the Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi initiated more than 100 students at the beginning of the spring 2021 semester.

SOEHS department announces Dedication to Social Justice and Liberation Award

LAWRENCE – The Department of Educational Psychology at the University of Kansas has announced a new award for a current graduate student within the department who demonstrates a commitment to seek, find and forge the advancement of social justice and liberation through research, practice, teaching,

Jayhawks earn honors at 2021 Capitol Graduate Research Summit

LAWRENCE – The annual Capitol Graduate Research Summit features groundbreaking research every year from Kansas state universities. This year Ankit Verma and Nadia Alissa stood out among the University of Kansas graduate students, as each claimed the top spot in their respective divisions.

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