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KU Area Studies Centers Win $8 Million in Title VI Funding

Four international area studies centers at the University of Kansas have been awarded more than $8 million in grant funding under the U.S. Department of Education’s competitive Title VI program.

FreshEd Podcast: COVID-19 as an Opportunity for Educational Changes

Yong Zhao talks about educational change in the time of COVID-19. He argues that we must change the “yes, but” attitude to a “yes, and” collaborative approach. We must be innovative and work together to redesign education systems into something new. 

In the Middle: American Multinationals in China and Trade War Politics

The U.S.-China trade war has pitted the world’s two biggest economies against each other. Many American multinational corporations (MNCs) find themselves stuck in between.

Asia-Pacific Heritage Conservation Benefits from "Cultural Landscape" Approach

It has been a generation now. Long enough, Kapila Silva believes, to pronounce the "cultural landscape" approach, the broad-minded historic preservation efforts of the United Nations Educational, Scientific & Cultural Organization, better known as UNESCO, a success.

KU Announces Appointments to Support International Engagement

The University of Kansas Institute for International and Global Engagement (KU-IIGE) was launched in February to enhance KU’s international scholarship and global engagement efforts.

KU Names Five New Distinguished Professors

Five University of Kansas professors have joined elite company by being named distinguished professors.

KU Language Center That Trains Military Personnel Receives Funding Through 2025

The Language Training Center Program, a DoD initiative established in 2011, leverages U.S.

Professor's Book Chapter Traces Evolution of Chinese Law

China is a major player on the world stage, and nations around the globe watch it carefully to see what steps it will take next politically, economically and legally.

"Model Minority" Perception Complicates Identities of White-Asian Multiracial Males

The term “model minority” was first coined by sociologists in the 1960s to describe Asian Americans as a group that has purportedly achieved greater success in the U.S. compared to other ethnic minorities.

New Book Explores How Schools Can Prepare Students for an Uncertain Future

As technology evolves and changes the world at a faster pace than ever before, two veteran educators have written a new book that explores how schools can prepare young people for a globalized future that is still taking shape.

LaGretia Copp
Program Specialist