Love is in the air: relationship advice from the College

Valentine’s Day is here, and love is in the air. Pick-up a glossy magazine, flick a few pages and very quickly, you will find a celebrity sharing their relationship advice with you. Turn on the television, and dating shows like “The Bachelor” will show you the trials and tribulations of finding love in the modern […]

Cool Classes: Magic for Muggles

Still waiting on that invitation to a certain school of Witchcraft and Wizardry? Even at KU, you can still indulge your interest in magic. The College has some recommendations for you. Check ’em out! ENGL 203 Monsters in Literature and Film No promises that your professor will become a mythical creature, but this class will offer […]

3 classes to help you discover the great state of Kansas

Every year, on January 29th, Kansans celebrate Kansas Day, marking the state’s admission into the Union.  But how much do you know about the great state of Kansas? Impress your friends with these three Kansas-themed #CoolCLAS classes offered by departments across the College.   HIST 348 History of the Peoples of Kansas: A survey of culture […]

Faculty Q&A: Paula Fite

Name: Paula Fite Undergraduate Major: Psychology Why did you become a professor? I love research and working with students Why should someone study your subject? It is fun with a host of different career options and you are addressing real world problems Before graduating, every student should: Visit a different part of the world What […]

Faculty Q&A: Brian Donovan

Name: Brian Donovan Undergraduate Major: Sociology Why did you become a professor? I became a professor because it gives me an opportunity for life-long learning about important topics like gender inequality and violence. It allows me to share my passion for those issues with students of all backgrounds. Why should someone study your subject? Sociology gives […]

Faculty Q&A: Don Haider Markel

Name: Don Haider Markel Undergraduate Major: Political Science Why did you become a professor? I never imagined myself as a teacher or mentor, because I started with the notion that I love conducting research and writing. I don’t write well enough to make a living from that, so with the help of some great mentors, […]

Faculty Q&A: Omri Gillath

Name: Omri Gillath Undergraduate Major: Psychology Why did you become a professor? Because I was always interested in human behavior and wanted to do research. Why should someone study your subject? Because nothing is more fascinating than close relationships (think sexuality, friendships, social networks) Before graduating, every student should: Try to do some research, take a variety […]

Alumni Q&A with Frank Cai, professor

  Frank Cai has been around the world, but his love for KU and the Midwestern culture makes him want to keep coming back. This time, Cai brought 15 scholars from Beijing Foreign Studies University, where he teaches English and Western civilization. These students were at KU from July 14-25 for a program to gain […]