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  • Smile for a Lifetime Application Smile for a Lifetime Application:The deadline for the next selection of eight scholarship winners will be December 31st?  In other words, their application packets need to be postmarked by December 31st.  Also, please remind students that students are selected four times each year with the following dates for deadlines:March 31stJune 30thSeptember 30th December 31st 
    Posted Jan 23, 2016, 8:57 PM by Scott Lemmon
  • College Graduate Announcement Former Academy Student: Salvador Jurado, K-State. Salado's wife is Evelyn Jurado, studying Accounting and Finance at K- State. December 2015.
    Posted Dec 15, 2015, 1:31 PM by Scott Lemmon
  • College Graduate Annoucement Former Academy student: Leon Edwards, Baker University, December 2015
    Posted Dec 15, 2015, 1:29 PM by Scott Lemmon
  • Saturday Academy Presentation: Diversity in Nursing: Karla Valenzuela
    Posted Dec 8, 2015, 8:48 AM by Scott Lemmon
  • Saturday Academy Alumni News: Ibari Ezekwe Ibari Ezekwe graduated from J.C. Harmon High School in 2004.  She received her Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from the University of Kansas (KU) in 2009.  Following her graduation, she worked for 2 years as a Research Assistant for KU Life Span Institute at Parsons. Ibari was hired as a Teacher a Teacher at the New England Center for Children, in Massachusetts.  The New England Center for Children transferred Ibari to their Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates center site where she continues to teach the children.    Ibari’s growing interests are to: further her education in the field of Psychology/Behavior Analysis, and make pivotal contributions in the development of treatment interventions for clinical disorders, especially among the youth ...
    Posted Feb 23, 2015, 2:11 PM by Scott Lemmon
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  • E-cigarettes puffing trend shared by teenagers in Kansas City
    Posted Apr 20, 2015, 11:41 AM by Scott Lemmon
  • Google Maps for the Human Body!
    Posted Mar 31, 2015, 5:00 PM by Scott Lemmon
  • Don't Be Myopic About Heritability
    Posted Mar 24, 2015, 6:22 PM by Scott Lemmon
  • Obama White House Science Fair Obama White House Science Fair Article Link
    Posted Mar 23, 2015, 7:07 PM by Scott Lemmon
  • Applications for Pre-Med Summer Programs The Office of Cultural Enhancement and Diversity (OCED) at KUMC School of Medicine is happy to announce that applications for Pre-Med Summer Programs are now open.The mission of OCED Summer Programs is to create academic opportunities to support the development of underrepresented students and their advancement in health related careers.The programs available are:Health Science Enrichment Institute I - A six-week summer residency program at KU Lawrence for incoming college Freshmen at any institution that offers instruction in Mathematics, Biology, Chemistry, and English. More information can be found here.Health Science Enrichment Institute II - A six-week summer residency program at KU Lawrence for college Freshmen & Sophomores that teaches Organic Chemistry, Physics, Calculus and Statistics, as well ...
    Posted Mar 4, 2015, 8:10 PM by Scott Lemmon
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