Areas of Emphasis: School of Nursing

Provide high quality academic programs

  • Technology-based
  • Optimize distance learning and health informatics
  • Simulated clinical practice
  • Electronic Health Record (EHR) case studies
  • Apply cultural competence across the School of Nursing’s programs

Showcase the core strengths of the scholarship portfolio

  • Focus core research strengths
    • Health Behavior Symptom Management
    • Clinical and Organizational Systems

Increase the School of Nursing’s impact and visibility

  • Regional and international community outreach
  • Communicate the value nurses deliver to key audiences and the public
  • International clinical practice opportunities
Bold Aspirations

Bold Aspirations is the strategic plan for KU, comprising individual plans for the following:

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Nature vs. Nuture. A KU professor’s twin study suggests nature contributes more to language delay in children. http://bit.ly/1rj8Uqb Tags: University of Kansas College of Liberal Arts and Sciences #KUdiscoveries #KUresearch #Twin #NaturevsNurture #Language #Learning
The "twinning" effect
Twin study suggests language delay due more to nature than nurture.

KU ODYSSEY team digs for clues to ancient Pleistocene people Searching for evidence of early people living on the plains in the late Pleistocene age, (see http://bit.ly/1li6uYX) Rolfe Mandel, a KU distinguished professor of anthropology, led an excavation in July 2014 in the “Coffey Site” along the Big Blue River bank in Pottawatomie County, Kansas. Mandel says artifacts from Pleistocene period sediments could provide more clues about the Clovis and pre-Clovis people, who were the founding inhabitants of the Americas.


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Why KU
  • One of 34 U.S. public institutions in the prestigious Association of American Universities
  • 26 prestigious Rhodes Scholars — more than all other Kansas colleges combined
  • Nearly $290 million in financial aid annually
  • 1 of 9 public universities with outstanding study abroad programs.
    —U.S. News & World Report
  • 46 nationally ranked graduate programs.
    —U.S. News & World Report
  • Top 50 nationwide for size of library collection.
    —ALA
  • $260.5 million in externally funded research expenditures
  • 23rd nationwide for service to veterans —"Best for Vets," Military Times