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Spotlight on Care shifts focus for fall 2022

LAWRENCE – Back for its fourth year, Spotlight on Care will take a slightly different approach to convening the University of Kansas community around the research and practice of care.

Study delves into how Catholic school teachers balance monetizing of education, meeting vocational call

LAWRENCE — Many teachers would attest they were called to the profession to educate students and prepare them for life, not just to provide an economic service.

Study shows how Black male teacher-coaches illustrate civic-focused education

LAWRENCE — Fostering a sense of civic engagement is one of the primary purposes of social studies education. But in an educational system that focuses on Black students and teachers through a deficit lens, that can be a very real challenge to overcome.

Dr. Phyllis Esposito Appointed Reed College’s VP and Dean for Institutional Diversity

Dr. Phyllis Esposito will become Reed College’s vice president and dean for institutional diversity, effective July 1. She also will be part of the senior leadership team for Reed President Dr. Audrey Bilger.

KU Medical Center biochemist brings interactive science to area middle schools

Douglas Huffman, Ph.D., professor of science education in the Department of Curriculum and Teaching on KU’s campus in Lawrence, Kansas, said this project aligns with the National Science Education Standards, which were recently updated.

Limestone Community School co-founded by KU alumna is ‘reimagining elementary education’ in Lawrence

Limestone Community School, an alternative for elementary education, is opening its doors in Lawrence this August with the help of an upcoming sold-out fundraiser and community support.

Thoughts on teaching science during the pandemic.

Featuring Ms. Betsy Lawrence, Doctoral candidate in C&T, and Dr. Douglas Huffman, Professor C&T.

KU leading program to bring teachers into research labs, design education to draw diverse scholars to engineering

LAWRENCE — Improved recruitment of women, racial and ethnic minorities to engineering and the sciences has long been a goal in the field.

Five KU staff, faculty members take on additional diversity, equity responsibilities

LAWRENCE – Five individuals at the University of Kansas are taking on enhanced roles in diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging, either as a promotion or an expansion of their current responsibilities:

KU announces featured speakers for the 2021 Virtual Summer Conference

LAWRENCE — The School of Education & Human Sciences at the University of Kansas has announced the featured speakers for each session of the 2021 Strategies for Educational Improvement Summer Conference, a virtual multisession professional development series.

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