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The researchers at the University of Kansas who monitor the seemingly everyday activities of babies are seeking to unlock the key to childhood language development. The Lawrence Journal-World reports that the KU Baby Lab at the university's Edwards Campus is studying how infants pay attention in social settings.
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Lincoln University's promise got Aitza Hedgemond's attention: The incoming freshman's annual tuition would remain at $11,836 all four years, guaranteed. It was one factor that led Hedgemond to select Lincoln, a historically black university in rural Chester County, over several other schools.
As you walk around the streets of any major city, or even stride the highways and byways of small towns and suburbs, you undoubtedly notice the many people wearing the tiny headphones that attach our ears to our mobile devices. Whether people are running, strolling, or dodging other pedestrians, they seem more tuned in to what they're listening to than to the actual sounds of their environment .
Sierra Waldorf School students wander through their garden in hopes of seeing a monarch butterfly. The school's garden is an official "monarch way station."
The health and future of vital Midwestern groundwater resources will be the focus of the 59th annual Midwest Ground Water Conference, which will be Sept. 30-Oct. 2 at the Holiday Inn in Lawrence.
Thirty high school bands from Kansas and Missouri will participate in the 67th Annual KU Band Day on Sept. 20. High school bands from Hayden, Shawnee Heights and Topeka High are expected to attend.
Laura Wehmeier, a 2012 Gardner Edgerton High School graduate, will co-chair a student housing conference at the University of Kansas next month. Wehmeier, a KU junior in nursing, and Taylor Hanna, a KU senior in applied behavioral sciences, will help host 500 students from Midwestern universities during the conference.
The University of Kansas will create a task force and require training in response to criticism of its handling of sexual assault complaints. Chancellor Bernadette Gray-Little announced Thursday that the task force will review the university's current policies and practices and recommend improvements.
New to the departments of music and art, Elise and Mathew Hepworth join Missouri Western for their first semester teaching at the university. "I'm from Hamilton, and graduated from Penny High School," Hepworth said.
Emporia State students pose with a University of Kansas student holding their statement about sexual assault. The photo was taken Sept.
A proposed new sexual assault policy for Emporia State, aimed at complying with new federal requirements, was forwarded to President Michael Shonrock for approval last week, an administrator said. "The law says that if a report is made, we are one hundred percent obligated to conduct an investigation," said Lynn Hobson, dean of students.
Rabbi Zalman Tiechtel opened the Chabad Center for Jewish Life in Lawrence, Kan., along with his wife and co-director Nechama, eight years ago. During that time KU Chabad has never had its own Torah, always needing to rely on the generosity of other congregations and synagogues who could loan a Torah to KU Chabad.
The University of Kansas School of Music will kick off the new school year with the 15th annual KU Collage Concert, an exciting opportunity for the Lawrence-area community to experience KU's vibrant music culture through performances featuring the talents of students and faculty. This year's concert will feature the KU Symphony Orchestra, Chamber Singers, Jazz Ensemble I and Wind Ensemble, as well as performances by the Graduate String Quartet, Graduate Woodwind Quintet, Percussion Ensemble, Saxophone Quartet I, Horn Ensemble, and student soloists Etta Fung, soprano, and Jiwon Choi, piano.
Architecture students at the University of Kansas are building some major real-world experience while improving their school's look and space. Graduate students enrolled in the School of Architecture, Design and Planning's Studio 804 designed and are building The Forum, a 120-seat auditorium, commons area and exhibition space, onto the department's Marvin Hall to make the space a more engaging place to learn.
Patients awaiting liver transplants in the Kansas City metropolitan area could soon see their world turned upside-down because of a plan to change the way donated organs are allocated. THERE ARE CIRCULATING PETITIONS ASKING THE SCHOOL TO CHANGE HIS RESPONSE TO SEXUAL ASSAULT ALLEGATIONS.
Updated: Sun Sep 14, 2014 09:40 am
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