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KC-AERC in the press: Flash mobs inspire study
Mar 2017

Flash mobs inspire study

The Kansas City flash mob that turned violent on the Country Club Plaza last summer has attracted local university researchers who are studying the social media phenomenon.

KC-AERC in the press: KCTV Channel 5 story
Mar 2017

Visit the following link to read a story by DeAnn Smith and Heather Staggers of KCTV Channel 5:

KC-AERC in the press: Prof. John Rury on Ed. data
Mar 2017

Persistent racial gaps shown in education data

KC-AERC in the Press: Just Give Us Safe Places
Mar 2017

KC-AERC was featured Wednesday, 5/16/12 in a detailed article on Flash Mobs appearing in the Kansas City Star. Reporter Lynn Horsley filed the piece.

Director Taylor Knight at STEMtech
Mar 2017

KC-AERC Executive Director Leigh Anne Taylor Knight will co-present at the 2012 STEMtech Conference on October 28-31, 2012 at the Westin Crown Center and Sheraton Crown Center, Kansas City, MO.

Director Taylor Knight at AACU Meeting
Mar 2017

KC-AERC Executive Director Leigh Anne Taylor Knight will co-present at the Association of American Colleges and Universities meeting Next Generation STEM Learning: Investigate, Innovate Inspire. Meeting takes place November 8-10, 2012 at the Kansas City Marriott Downtown, Kansas City, MO.

KC-AERC in the Press: Violent teen ‘flash mobs’
Mar 2017

CNN Radio program Soundwaves interviewed KC-AERC researcher Brian Houston (University of Missouri) on the topic of flash mobs for a story posted April 7, 2013.

KC-AERC in the Press: Curs on Out-of-State Enrollment
Mar 2017

KC-AERC Executive Committee member Professor Brad Curs (MU) was quoted in three different news sources on his research regarding out-of-state enrollment at U.S. universities.

KC-AERC in the Press: Research Alliances Profiled in EdWeek
Mar 2017

While this news dates back to September 2012, it was nice to see KC-AERC referenced in an article by Sarah D. Sparks of EdWeek. This article discusses the role of research alliances in general and their connections with educators.

KC-AERC in the Press: Improving KC Child Literacy
Mar 2017

Mayor Sly James of Kansas City, MO is promoting city-wide attempts to improve children’s literacy. In the following article from the Kansas City Star newspaper, KC-AERC’s participation in this project was noted.