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

Research on heat shock stress in colorectal cancer, wetland restoration practices’ impact on soil, neurodegeneration of Alzheimer’s disease and other topics will be among the work presented at the 24th annual University of Kansas-Haskell Indian Nations University Student Research Symposium. The event will take place April 12 at Haskell.

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

LAWRENCE — The University of Kansas School of Education & Human Sciences welcomes James D. Basham, professor in the Department of Special Education, as the 2023 Budig Teaching Professorship in Special Education award recipient and featured lecturer for 2024.

‘Brown v. Board at 70’ conference will explore legacy of landmark decision

LAWRENCE — In celebration of the 70th anniversary of the Supreme Court’s ruling in the Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka case, the University of Kansas and the Brown v. Board of Education National Historical Park, Topeka, KS will host an event series and conference exploring the legacy of the landmark decision on Thursday, April 18 and Friday, April 19, 2024

US News & World Report highlights KU online education programs in 2024 rankings

The University of Kansas School of Education & Human Sciences has two programs ranked among the nation’s best in the 2024 edition of U.S. News & World Report’s “Best Online Programs,” released Feb. 7. ...


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Biomechanics Laboratory — A new Lab at KU focusing on ACL injuries.

Understanding how injuries happen, how to prevent injuries, monitor the rehabilitation process, and improve sports performance are the…
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Faculty Spotlight: Dr. Ashley Herda

In this ongoing series in Spring 2024, we will be highlighting faculty members in the Department of Health, Sport and Exercise Sciences at…
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Faculty Spotlight: Dr. Sayvon JL Foster

In this ongoing series in Spring 2024, we will be highlighting faculty members in the Department of Health, Sport and Exercise Sciences at…
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Faculty Spotlight: Dr. Brian Gordon

In this ongoing series in Spring 2024, we will be highlighting faculty members in the Department of Health, Sport and Exercise Sciences at…

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