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State of the States Olstead Anniversary

SOS DRAFT: 6.21.24 with track changes accepted

In the news: Brain imaging research on smoking and decision-making

The science website PsyPost recently highlighted findings authored by Michael Amlung published in the journal

Shogren to deliver inaugural lecture as Beach distinguished professor

Karrie Shogren, director of the KU Center on Developmental Disabilities (KUCDD) will deliver her inaugural presentation as the Ross and Marianna Beach Distinguished Professor of Special Education at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 14 in the Kansas Room of the KU Memorial Union.

Lifelong Disability Rights Champion Judith Heumann to Participate in Campus Celebration

Judith Heumann, internationally recognized disability rights leader and activist will celebrate the 30th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) with the University of Kansas and Lawrence communities and guests worldwide Oct. 28-29.

Fred Merrill, long-time benefactor and friend of LSI dies

Fred Merrill, who with his wife, Virginia, established the Merrill Advanced St

Collaboration lab evaluating professional development for Kansas teachers

The Research Collaboration Lab at the Center for Research on Learning is working with the Kansas State Department of Education (KSDE) to evaluate and recommend improvements for professional dev

Community Tool Box receives $250K grant from Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

LAWRENCE — Talk about timely. In 1995, when the Internet’s popularity was soaring, the University of Kansas Work Group for Community Health and Development launched the Community Tool Box website — a free resource to help communities at home and abroad improve health and development.

Permanent director named for CRL

Mike Hock, interim director of the Center for Research on Learning since July 2014, has been named permanent director of the LSI-affiliated center.  

Social media helps students learn scientific argumentation better than peers, study shows

Adults often bemoan the amount of time young people spend staring at a screen and browsing social media.

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