New KU research center to map clearer pathways from learning outcomes to employment success

In a rapidly evolving economy with ever-shifting workforce demands, how can universities, businesses and students better meet each other’s needs? There’s a map for that. … Continue reading

KU, K-State faculty named recipients of Higuchi-KU Endowment Research Achievement Awards

 Four faculty members at two Kansas universities have been identified as recipients of the Higuchi-KU Endowment Research Achievement Awards, the state higher education system’s most prestigious recognition for scholarly…

New Bachelor of Science in Education, elementary education prepares educators to lead inclusive classrooms

OVERLAND PARK – The early years of a children’s education provide a vital foundation for their future development, creating a base for lifelong learning as … Continue reading

Web application developed at KU shows promise in helping improve the communication skills of infants, young children

Using data to inform decisions or next steps isn’t just the bedrock of boardrooms and business. A team of University of Kansas researchers has shown … Continue reading

Remarkable new species of snake, found hidden in KU Biodiversity Institute’s herpetology collection, occupies its own unique branch on the snake Tree of Life

To be fair, the newly described Waray Dwarf Burrowing Snake (Levitonius mirus) is pretty great at hiding. In its native habitat, Samar and Leyte islands … Continue reading

Douglas County Heritage Conservation Council announces 2021 grant funding available to conserve local landmarks, natural areas

The Douglas County Heritage Conservation Council (HCC) announces that up to $200,000 in funding is available through the 2021 Natural & Cultural Grant program. Each … Continue reading

Soberón named interim director of KU’s Biodiversity Institute & Natural History Museum

University Distinguished Professor Jorge Soberón has been named interim director of the Biodiversity Institute & Natural History Museum at the University of Kansas. “Dr. Soberón … Continue reading