CEAS Resumes Public Health Series Programming
The Center for East Asian Studies (CEAS) will soon launch the second phase of its 2022-23 public health series. Last fall, the center presented a film series addressing diverse public health-related issues. CEAS will continue its series with two Global Asia Speaker events and a two-day symposium in spring 2023.
Honeybees Represent Home to Artist
The honeybee motif continues to fascinate artist Sunyoung Cheong and those who appreciate her metalwork in the form of jewelry. She has made around 65 pieces – including new brooches, earrings, and pendants — for the "MAD About Jewelry" show running Dec.
KU Student Receives Prestigious Doctoral Dissertation Award
University of Kansas history of art doctoral candidate Rachel Quist has received the prestigious Fulbright-Hays Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad Award.
Sushi: The Japanese Dish with an Ancient Tradition
BBC's Rajan Datar discusses the history of sushi with Eric C. Rath, Professor of Premodern Japanese History at the University of Kansa, and James Farrer, Professor of Sociology and Director of the Graduate Programme in Global Studies at Sophia University in Tokyo.
Research Finds U.S. Tariffs on Chinese Goods Didn't Bring Companies Back to the U.S.
KU political scientist, Jiakun Jack Zhang, and his colleague from UC Irvine, Samantha A. Vortherm, found that new U.S. tariffs in 2018 and 2019 had a minimal effect on divestment.
KU Rising in University Rankings
The University of Kansas improved two spots to 58th among public universities in the 2022 edition of the U.S. News & World Report “Best Colleges” rankings, released today.
Hui Cai Selected as KU Senior Administrative Fellow
Thirteen KU faculty members, including CEAS faculty member Dr. Hui Cai, have been selected to take part in the SAF Program for the 2021-2022 academic year.
New Book on Educational Reform Urges Innovative, Global Approach
Dr. Yong Zhao new book, Learners Without Borders: New Learning Pathways for All Students, calls for transformative change to the traditional borders of education. One that will remove boundaries to learning and create supportive, equitable environments that serve all learners.
Zongwu Cai Appointed as Charles Oswald Distinguished Professor of Econometrics
Zongwu Cai is recognized internationally for his outstanding professional and academic achievements in economics, econometrics and statistics.
KU Program to Boost Digital Literacy
KU’s Center for Digital Inclusion has received a three-year grant through the Kansas Health Foundation’s Kansas Digital Equity to train incarcerated women in digital technology with an eye toward successful transition after release.
2021 George and Eleanor Woodyard International Educator Award
Kapila Silva, professor of architecture at the University of Kansas, is the recipient of the 2021 George and Eleanor Woodyard International Educator Award. Silva will give a talk on what it means to be an international educator.