Science & Engineering
Tue, 02/26/2019 — The Office of Graduate Studies invites the University of Kansas campus community to nominate doctoral candidates and recent doctoral graduates for the Argersinger Dissertation Award. William Argersinger was the first vice chancellor for...

Mon, 02/25/2019 — A new ultrasensitive diagnostic device invented by researchers at the University of Kansas, The University of Kansas Cancer Center and KU Medical Center could allow doctors to detect cancer quickly from a droplet of blood or plasma, leading to...

Thu, 02/21/2019 — It takes years to conduct cutting-edge research, but University of Kansas graduate students have only three minutes to explain it. Six graduate students will compete in the final round of the inaugural Three Minute Thesis (3MT) competition at KU,

Thu, 02/21/2019 — One gift at a time, friends and alumni of the University of Kansas added to the success of the second annual One Day. One KU., donating $1,084,062 with 2,635 gifts in 24 hours to support the university. The Feb. 20 day of giving topped last...

Tue, 02/19/2019 — A University of Kansas School of Engineering student has been recognized as a future “technology leader” by Aviation Week magazine and the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics. Joe Block, aerospace engineering senior from...

Tue, 02/19/2019 — This spring, 50 KU students will receive Undergraduate Research Awards (UGRAs). The recipients are awarded a $1,000 scholarship as they work on mentored research and creative projects. “We are excited by all of the innovative research these...

Mon, 02/18/2019 — Amassing a collection of books and art objects is one thing. Preserving and presenting them for the benefit of the public is quite another. And now, in part through a grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, the University of Kansas has a new...

Mon, 02/18/2019 — A University of Kansas School of Engineering program that seeks to retain engineering students by helping them improve on math, physics and chemistry exams has received national recognition. The School of Engineering Practice Exam Program has...

Fri, 02/15/2019 — Undergraduate researchers from the University of Kansas will present their research projects at the Kansas statehouse Wednesday, Feb. 20, as part of Kansas Undergraduate Research Day at the Capitol. Students from the Lawrence and KU Medical...

Thu, 02/14/2019 — More than 2,000 elementary and middle school students are expected at the University of Kansas School of Engineering complex later this month for Engineering Expo, a two-day event designed to allow young minds to explore STEM...

Wed, 02/13/2019 — Kansas residents are invited to see the impact of research performed by graduate students at the University of Kansas on Feb. 26 at the Capitol Graduate Research Summit in Topeka. Eight graduate students from the Lawrence campus and five...

Wed, 02/13/2019 — Interim Provost and Executive Vice Chancellor Carl Lejuez has announced that Simon Atkinson, Indiana University – Purdue University Indianapolis’ vice chancellor for research, will lead the University of Kansas Office of Research as the new...

Tue, 02/12/2019 — Usually, soft-bodied species like spiders aren’t fossilized in rock like animals with bones and teeth. More often, ancient spiders and insects are more likely to be discovered preserved in amber. Yet a new paper in the Journal of Systematic...

Tue, 02/12/2019 — Five outstanding juniors will be the University of Kansas’ nominees for Harry S. Truman Scholarships. The students are competing for the prestigious national awards, which provide up to $30,000 for graduate study. The awards are given to...

Thu, 02/07/2019 — A $2 million gift from the Silicon Valley financial technology company Ripple will support a comprehensive University of Kansas program to research technologies related to blockchain, cryptocurrency and digital payments. The gift, which will...

Tue, 02/05/2019 — A University of Kansas geologist’s work in the remote High Arctic of Norway has exposed the startling global spread of antibiotic-resistant microbes — including multidrug-resistant “superbugs” — that could have dire implications for...

Tue, 02/05/2019 — Through the Graduate Scholarly Presentation Travel Fund, graduate students on the KU Lawrence and Edwards campuses presented their research at professional conferences and events across North America, the Caribbean, Europe, Asia, Australia and...

Fri, 02/01/2019 — The Office of Graduate Studies invites the University of Kansas community to nominate faculty, staff and graduate students for awards that recognize exceptional efforts in teaching, mentoring and service. Award recipients will be honored at the...

Tue, 01/29/2019 — Sick of having to plug in your phone every night? Help might be on the way. New research at the University of Kansas could provide longer-lasting batteries for most consumer electronics and electronic vehicles in the coming years. Today, most...

Thu, 01/24/2019 — A $1 million gift from University of Kansas alumni Richard and Elizabeth Hoover of Northport, Michigan, will establish a chemical engineering research lab at KU’s School of Engineering. The lab will focus on applied research in chemical...


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