Sustainability & Environment
Fri, 09/18/2020 — A new book by University of Kansas faculty member Kelly Kindscher and three co-authors is the first published compilation of traditional plant uses of the Arikara Tribe. The work, "Sahnish (Arikara) Ethnobotany," serves as a regional ethnobotany...

Thu, 09/17/2020 — This fall, eight University of Kansas students will receive Undergraduate Research Awards (UGRAs). UGRA recipients are awarded a $1,000 scholarship as they work on mentored research and creative projects. Students apply for UGRAs by writing a...

Mon, 09/14/2020 — The University of Kansas fell one spot to 60th among public universities in the 2021 edition of the U.S. News & World Report “Best Colleges” rankings, released today. The university moved up six slots to 124th among all universities in...

Tue, 09/08/2020 — Faculty contributions in research, teaching and mentoring were recognized this spring with a series of awards from the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences at the University of Kansas. The prizes acknowledge outstanding professors for...

Wed, 08/26/2020 — Jim Butler, senior scientist and geohydrologist at the Kansas Geological Survey, is the 2020 recipient of the National Ground Water Association’s M. King Hubbert Award. The association’s highest scientific honor, the award is given annually...

Mon, 08/24/2020 — University of Kansas students looking to supplement their income for the fall semester can search for available jobs and schedule appointments with potential employers at an event this week hosted by the University Career Center. The University...

Tue, 08/18/2020 — In a new study, Monarch Watch Director Chip Taylor and colleagues have shown that speculation regarding the declining monarch population, despite having received much attention, is unsupported. Published Aug. 7 in the journal Frontiers in...

Tue, 08/18/2020 — LAWRENCE – Kansas Public Radio, based at the University of Kansas, has earned the Station of the Year award for a record 19th time from the Kansas Association of Broadcasters (KAB). The KAB announced the award Aug. 12.  The Station of the Year award was first presented in 1996. KPR won the prize that first year and has now earned the KAB's highest honor more than any other radio or TV station in the state.   In addition to the coveted top prize, the public radio station received eight individual accolades, including three first-place awards, four second-place awards and one honorable mention. The individual honors were earned in public affairs programs, complete

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...

Tue, 08/04/2020 —  Tropical Storm Isaias continued to lash the East Coast Tuesday morning, threatening the mid-Atlantic with high winds, heavy rain and flooding. While it was downgraded since it made landfall as a hurricane in North Carolina, it is knocking out...

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, 07/16/2020 — 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...

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...

Tue, 06/30/2020 — The last few months have highlighted the enormous value of the arts and humanities as they inform and inspire people across the United States and around the globe. The Hall Center for the Humanities at the University of Kansas is determined to...

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...


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