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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 idea

KU lands grant to improve technology use among faculty, researchers in special education

LAWRENCE — The University of Kansas has earned funding to launch a center dedicated to connecting researchers, educators and higher education faculty across the country to improve the use of technology in special education.

U.S. News & World Report highlights KU online education programs in 2020 rankings

LAWRENCE — The University of Kansas School of Education has three programs ranked among the nation’s best in the 2020 edition of U.S. News & World Report’s “Best Online Programs,” released last month. Rankings this year now include online programs in specific academic specializations.

2021 RHSU Edu-Scholar Public Influence: Top Tens

A report on the top 10 finishers for five disciplinary categories and also give a special nod to the junior faculty who made the rankings.

Study shows microaggression trainings overlook deeper harmful assumptions

LAWRENCE — Microaggressions, which are words or actions linked to stereotypes that can cause offense, have received increased attention in recent years.

KU professors honored by American Journal of Sociology

LAWRENCE – Argun Saatcioglu, associate professor in the Department of Educational Leadership & Policy Studies and (by courtesy) the Department of Sociology, and Tom Skrtic, Williamson Family Distinguished Professor of Special Education, both at the University of Kansas, have been selected to

School of Education announces new name, effective fall 2020

The School of Education at the University of Kansas is now the School of Education and Human Sciences, effective fall 2020.

How China Brought Nearly 200 Million Students Back to School

China says the reopening of classrooms proves that its top-down system is superior. To overwhelmed teachers and students stuck on campuses, its restrictions can feel like overkill.

The Commons announces shift to virtual format for Red Hot [Remote] Research in fall 2020

LAWRENCE — Red Hot Research will return this fall in a different setting.

Do Colleges Need a Chief Diversity Officer?

When strategically and purposely positioned, funded and supported, such senior administrators can play a vital role in higher education institutions today, writes Eugene T. Parker III.

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