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Department of Health, Sport & Exercise Sciences at the University of Kansas

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

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KU chancellor announces promotion and tenure for 163 faculty and researchers

LAWRENCE — Chancellor Douglas A. Girod has approved the promotion and award of tenure, where indicated, for 64 individuals at the University of Kansas Lawrence and Edwards campuses and 99 individuals at the KU Medical Center campuses.

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TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW) - A program on Name, Image and Likeness (NIL) has been introduced by the University of Kansas, aiming to meet the demands of its rapid growth in employment.

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