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Nonresidential Learning Communities

Capitalizing on faculty expertise, Nonresidential Learning Communities have no residential requirement - students can live on or off-campus - and provide first-year students opportunities for deep exploration of an exciting and important topic through linked courses. 

Being part of a Nonresidential Learning Community means that students will:

  • Enroll in 2 linked courses
  • Fulfill KU Core Goal requirements

Building a Better Future World
Building a Better Future World: Poverty

SW 177 – Poverty & Inequality in the U.S.: Causes, Consequences, & Solutions

PSYC 104 – General Psychology


Building a Better Future World: Sustainability & Technology

HIST 177 – From the Locomotive to the Smartphone: Culture, Space & Time in the Machine Age

UBPL 200 – Sustainability & Society


Communicating Science

Communicating Science: Climate & Extinction

GEOL 121 – Life Through Time: DNA to Dinosaurs

UNIV 101 – University Seminar


Communicating Science: The Natural World

BIOL 100 – Principles of Biology

UNIV 101 – University Seminar


Global Perspectives

Global Perspectives: Gender, Africa, & the African Diaspora

AAAS 177 – Women with Open Eyes: Feminism, Gender, Culture & Identity in Africa and the African Diaspora

PSYC 104 – General Psychology


Global Perspectives: WWI

HUM/EURS 177 – How World War I Changed the World

WGSS 101 – Introduction to Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies


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