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Thu, 04/29/2021

Back to the Future: Time to Redesign virtual summer conference hosted as multisession series for educators

The School of Education & Human Sciences at the University of Kansas will host the 14th annual Strategies for Educational Improvement Summer Conference for the region’s PK-12 educators as a virtual multisession series. This year’s virtual summer conference series, “Back to the Future: Time to Redesign,” will focus on the...

Mon, 04/26/2021

Alabama school segregation increases due to economic, historical trends, study finds

The landmark Supreme Court case Brown v. Board of Education declared school segregation illegal in the United States. While desegregation efforts followed in subsequent decades since the 1954 case, schools and communities found ways to resist them. A new study from the University of Kansas found that for schools in...

Wed, 04/07/2021

Living Together -- Apart

Fri, 04/02/2021

Jennifer Ng named to new AAU Advisory Board on Racial Equity

The Association of American Universities has named Jennifer Ng to its newly created Advisory Board on Racial Equity in Higher Education. ...

Tue, 03/30/2021

U.S. News & World Report ranks 50 KU graduate programs in top 50 among public schools

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. ...

Thu, 03/04/2021

Study finds campus housing can mirror racial denotations of larger society

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 of inclusion. ...

Mon, 02/22/2021

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

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. The Center for Innovation, Design & Digital Learning has begun its mission to build collaborative networks, spur innovation...

Thu, 01/07/2021

2021 RHSU Edu-Scholar Public Influence: Top Tens

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

Mon, 12/07/2020

Study shows microaggression trainings overlook deeper harmful assumptions

Microaggressions, which are words or actions linked to stereotypes that can cause offense, have received increased attention in recent years. But a new study from the University of Kansas finds that as the concept gains popularity, people tend to view microaggressions as something easily fixed by learning what not to...

Fri, 10/09/2020

KU professors honored by American Journal of Sociology

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 receive the 2020 Roger V. Gould Prize from the American...

Fri, 10/02/2020

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. ...

Thu, 09/17/2020

How China Brought Nearly 200 Million Students Back to School

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. ...

Wed, 09/16/2020

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

Red Hot Research will return this fall in a different setting. The series, sponsored by The Commons at the University of Kansas, will take place over Zoom and feature most of the trademark elements of the traditional in-person event as it shifts to a digital channel for connecting scholars to...

Thu, 08/20/2020

Do Colleges Need a Chief Diversity Officer?

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

Mon, 02/10/2020

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

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. ...

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