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Thu, 08/13/2020 — After a successful pilot project, the University of Kansas will reopen to students, faculty and staff this fall by requiring them to use a mobile health app to check for symptoms of the COVID-19 virus before allowing them entrance to campus...

Tue, 08/11/2020 — For two decades, the Kansas Geological Survey has been investigating the state's subsurface geology and industrial infrastructure to determine the safety and viability of injecting carbon dioxide (CO2) from industrial sources into underground...

Mon, 08/03/2020 — A new paper in the journal NeuroImage: Clinical from researchers at the University of Kansas reveals a possible early indicator of Fragile X-associated tremor/ataxia syndrome, or FXTAS. The disease afflicts some older people who carry a...

Thu, 07/30/2020 — The names of more than 4,700 graduates from the University of Kansas this spring — representing 87 Kansas counties; 49 other states, territories, and Washington, D.C.; and 53 other countries — have been announced by the University...

Thu, 07/30/2020 — University of Kansas researchers studying what they call “digital homelessness” have received an additional grant to examine how the COVID-19 pandemic is affecting Americans who don’t have easy access to the internet. Before the pandemic,...

Tue, 07/28/2020 — Some 40 years after thinking began in earnest and 20 years after implementation did likewise, a University of Kansas professor believes it’s time to take a critical look at the golden child of urban planning, the internet-enabled smart city....

Wed, 07/22/2020 — The University of Kansas School of Engineering and the Kansas Department of Health and Environment have expanded a project to detect COVID-19 virus in the wastewater systems of local communities across the state. The original project launched...

Thu, 07/16/2020 — A longtime environmental engineering professor at the University of Kansas is being honored with an endowed professorship in his name. The friends and family of Ross McKinney, who developed and directed the university’s environmental...

Thu, 07/16/2020 — Just below ground, an ancient and poorly understood relationship plays out between plants and microbes that infuse the soil. Now, with a three-year, $720,000 grant from the National Science Foundation, researchers from the University of Kansas...

Tue, 07/14/2020 — Mario Medina, associate professor of civil, environmental & architectural engineering, was named associate dean for academic affairs for the University of Kansas School of Engineering, effective July 1. Medina will lead the school’s...

Wed, 07/08/2020 — A team from the University of Kansas Center for Community Health and Development has partnered with Lawrence-Douglas County Public Health and other community organizations to track and assess the countywide public health response to the...

Wed, 07/08/2020 — Layers of limestone, coal and other rocks formed about 310 million years ago and now found on or near the surface throughout Bourbon County are featured on a newly revised map available from the Kansas Geological Survey. An update to the KGS...

Mon, 07/06/2020 — It lacks the drama of a shape-shifting alien creature, but another threat looms over the prospect of generations-long, interstellar space travel: Explorers arriving on Xanadu could face problems communicating with previous and subsequent arrivals,

Mon, 07/06/2020 — More than 7,500 undergraduate students at the University of Kansas earned honor roll distinction for the spring 2020 semester.   The students, from KU’s Lawrence and Edwards campuses and the schools of Health Professions and Nursing...

Tue, 06/30/2020 — The University of Kansas Center for Sustainability has recognized five individuals and initiatives with annual Sustainability Leadership Awards. Sustainability Leadership Awards highlight outstanding work of individuals and organizations in the...

Mon, 06/22/2020 — It would be striking for a seasoned entomologist with decades of fieldwork to discover such a large number of species unknown to science. But for University of Kansas student Rachel Smith, an undergraduate majoring in ecology & evolutionary...

Thu, 06/18/2020 — This summer, 10 KU students will receive Undergraduate Research Awards (UGRAs). UGRA recipients are awarded a $1,000 scholarship as they work on mentored research and creative projects. “The students who applied for summer Undergraduate...

Tue, 06/16/2020 — Two juniors majoring in STEM fields are the latest University of Kansas students to earn scholarships from the Astronaut Scholarship Foundation. Angelica Lang, who studies molecular, cellular & developmental biology with a minor in...

Mon, 06/15/2020 — It’s been estimated that up to 88% of survivors of rape or molestation suffer from persistent nightmares that can occur multiple times per week, seemingly at random. A new study from psychologists at the University of Kansas just published in...

Fri, 06/12/2020 — Three cadets from University of Kansas Army ROTC received commissions into the U.S. Army during a live virtual commissioning ceremony from the Pentagon on Friday, June 12. Participating in the National Commissioning Ceremony are Cadets Joseph...


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