Science & Engineering
Thu, 05/08/2014 — University of Kansas third-year architecture students are wrapping up the program’s fifth design-build project at the KU Field Station. The structure, a timber canopy supported by rammed-earth walls, extends over a sunny patio at the Field...

Thu, 05/08/2014 — The University of Kansas will honor retiring faculty and unclassified staff members with a lunch at noon May 22 in the Kansas Union Ballroom. Chancellor Bernadette Gray-Little will recognize the employees during the lunch. Retirees and one...

Mon, 05/05/2014 — LAWRENCE – The inventive research of University of Kansas faculty and students was recognized and celebrated May 1 at the second annual KU Innovation Fair. The program was hosted by KU Innovation and Collaboration, the university’s technology commercialization office. Cory Berkland, professor in the Department of Chemical and Petroleum Engineering and the Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry, received the Jim Baxendale Commercialization Award.  It recognizes a KU faculty member whose research has resulted in significant advances and commercial opportunities for the university. Berkland is the co-founder of three companies since coming to KU in 2004: Orbis

Joe Lutkenhaus
Fri, 05/02/2014 — Joe Lutkenhaus, the University Distinguished Professor of Microbiology, Molecular Genetics and Immunology at the University of Kansas School of Medicine, has been elected to the U.S. National Academy of Sciences. Lutkenhaus was one of 84 new...

Thu, 05/01/2014 — It’s full steam ahead to the national competition for the University of Kansas School of Engineering Concrete Canoe Team. KU earned a spot in the national finals after claiming first place in the American Society of Civil Engineers...

Thu, 05/01/2014 —  Seen from our planet, the flash could be brighter than a multitude of suns — and might be followed by a ruined ozone layer, an upsurge in radiation, and a wave of cancers and mutations in humans and other creatures that would crest for...

Wed, 04/30/2014 — More than 325 people attended the University of Kansas' 17th annual Undergraduate Research Symposium to hear student presenters share the results of their research and creative projects. The event took place April 26 in the Kansas Union; 107...

Mon, 04/28/2014 — A design to improve the flight capabilities of a high-altitude military surveillance vehicle earned a group of University of Kansas School of Engineering students recognition in an international aircraft design competition. Three 2013 KU...

Fri, 04/25/2014 — The 17th Annual Undergraduate Research Symposium will take place at 1 p.m. Saturday, April 26, in the Kansas Union. "The Symposium is KU's celebration of the excellent research, scholarship and creative works completed by KU undergraduates each...

Wed, 04/23/2014 — Armed with new materials, deeper knowledge and solid engineering principles, expectations are high for a team of students from the University of Kansas School of Engineering as it prepares for an upcoming regional competition. The Steel Bridge...

Wed, 04/23/2014 —  A new Mandarin translation of Charles Darwin’s "On the Origin of Species" is flying off bookstore shelves in China. The book previously was unavailable in that country except as translated from its sixth edition, which specialists today view...

Tue, 04/22/2014 — Chancellor Bernadette Gray-Little has approved sabbatical leave for the following individuals at the University of Kansas: ...

Fri, 04/18/2014 — Deteriorated or outdated bridges along the less-traveled back roads of Kansas are a budget dilemma for county leaders throughout the state. A new report from researchers at the University of Kansas School of Engineering provides county leaders...

Fri, 04/18/2014 — Chancellor Bernadette Gray-Little has approved promotion and the award of tenure where indicated for 67 individuals at the University of Kansas Lawrence and Edwards campuses and 58 individuals at the University of Kansas Medical...

Wed, 04/16/2014 — Cells use protein-signaling networks to process information from their surroundings and respond to constantly changing environments. This includes information about the presence or absence of vital nutrients as well as the presence of other cells.

Tue, 04/15/2014 — Mayor Sly James, Kansas City, Mo., announced last month the new WE Women’s Empowerment initiative to get more women into leadership roles, whether it’s on city boards, task forces and commissions or in business settings. University of...

Mon, 04/14/2014 —  A research team at the University of Kansas has used high-powered lasers to track the speed and movement of electrons inside an innovative material that is just one atom thick. Their findings are published in the current issue of ACS Nano, a...

Fri, 04/11/2014 — Researchers at the University of Kansas School of Engineering are working on a new way to identify in advance whether a chemical could be toxic. Jun “Luke” Huan, associate professor of electrical engineering and computer science, uses an...

Thu, 04/10/2014 — For the most part, researchers have treated violent aggression and substance abuse as two separate conditions. But not surprisingly, the two disorders often exist concurrently in individuals, making it hard to determine if and how the two are...

Thu, 04/10/2014 — A University of Kansas professor has received one of the National Science Foundation’s most prestigious awards for junior faculty members.  Andy Gill, assistant professor in electrical engineering and computer science, earned an Early Career...


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