Science & Engineering
Mon, 03/03/2014 —  The future of agriculture in Kansas could be daunting as global climate change and resource depletion stemming from industrial farming take hold over coming decades. Now, researchers for the interdisciplinary, National Science...

Fri, 02/28/2014 — An interdisciplinary team of students from the University of Kansas schools of Business and Engineering is working to revolutionize the wind turbine as they prepare for a prestigious national competition this spring. KU is one of 10 colleges in...

Wed, 02/26/2014 — A team of researchers at the University of Kansas, including T. Chris Gamblin, associate professor of molecular biosciences, and Berl Oakley, Irving S. Johnson Distinguished Professor of Molecular Biology, has shown that some fungal natural...

Tue, 02/25/2014 — K. Christopher Beard, the Mary R. Dawson Chair of Vertebrate Paleontology at the Carnegie Museum of Natural History and a world-renowned paleontologist, is joining the University of Kansas as its latest Foundation Distinguished Professor. Beard...

Fri, 02/21/2014 — A team from the University of Kansas School of Engineering is among 16 finalists participating later this month in a national competition that could lead to sustainable and innovative design of retaining walls around the world. Xiaohui Sun, of...

Wed, 02/19/2014 — University of Kansas School of Engineering junior Ryan Endres has an impressive list of activities and accomplishments. From Engineers Without Borders and the Self Engineering Leadership Fellows Program, to a summer internship at NASA’s Jet...

Tue, 02/18/2014 — An annual event to showcase the wonders of engineering will provide K-12 students a chance to test their design and analytical skills Feb. 20-22 at the University of Kansas School of Engineering. KU Engineering Expo is expected to draw more...

Tue, 02/18/2014 — Four University of Kansas students who have been actively involved in undergraduate research during their university careers are competing for Barry M. Goldwater Scholarships, regarded as the premier undergraduate award to encourage excellence...

Tue, 02/18/2014 —  It’s time for some levelheaded talk about that ostensibly endless stretch of flatness some denigrate as “flyover country” and others respectfully call “Kansas.” The alleged monotony of the Sunflower State’s terrain is referenced...

Mon, 02/17/2014 — Four outstanding juniors at the University of Kansas have been nominated to compete for Harry S. Truman Scholarships. The students, three from Kansas and one from Indiana, are competing for national awards that provide up to $30,000 for college...

Fri, 02/14/2014 — Finding renewable energy sources to sustain the environment and the economy is one of the major challenges of the 21st century. Wai-Lun Chan, assistant professor in the Department of Physics and Astronomy, has received a prestigious award from...

Wed, 02/12/2014 —  Thirteen University of Kansas graduate students from the Lawrence and Medical Center campuses were selected to showcase their research projects for state legislators and the public at the Capitol Graduate Research Summit. The event will be 10...

Tue, 02/11/2014 — Engineering and computing students who want to connect with potential employers should plan to attend the Spring Engineering and Computing Career Fair. The career fair runs from noon to 4 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 13, on the fifth and...

Tue, 02/11/2014 — Twenty-one University of Kansas and KU Medical Center undergraduate students and five master’s students will join their peers from other Kansas Board of Regents public universities in Topeka to present their research to legislators and the...

Mon, 02/10/2014 — Edmund Russell, the Joyce and Elizabeth Hall Distinguished Professor of U.S. History at the University of Kansas, will give his Distinguished Professor Lecture, “Co-evolutionary History,” at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 11, in the Alderson...

Mon, 02/10/2014 — University of Kansas alumnus Clay C. Blair III, of Olathe, has made a $100,000 gift for the KU Venture Fund. The university and KU Endowment established the fund to help startup companies move research discoveries from KU into the marketplace...

Mon, 02/10/2014 — The University of Kansas Natural History Museum invites the public to shrug off the dreary winter weather and start thinking about sun, wind and water — and the energy they provide. The museum will offer Science Saturday: Renewable Energy from...

Fri, 02/07/2014 — The trusty bicycle has been the KU students’ essential mode of transportation since two-wheelers became common in Lawrence back in the 1890s.  But as the campus has sprawled, finding a bike rack on the fly may not be as easy as one might think,

Thu, 02/06/2014 — Eighteen undergraduate, graduate and postdoctoral students were honored for their scientific research presentations at the 12th annual Kansas IDeA (Institutional Development Awards) Network of Biomedical Research Excellence (K-INBRE) symposium...

Mon, 02/03/2014 —  Three new University of Kansas research projects are the latest recipients of internal Strategic Initiative Grants, designed to achieve goals laid out in KU’s Bold Aspirations strategic plan. The three Level I projects address significant...


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