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On March 30-31, two KU Law students competed in the William & Mary Colonial Cup Transactional Law Competition. Third-year law student Matthew Firnhaber and second-year law student Amanda Brauninger beat out teams from across the country, taking home the award for “best draft.” This win marks the 3rd first-place finish at a transactional law competition in as many months.
Jayhawks have tested their mathematical prowess at local, state and national events, including the KU Math Prize Competition, Kansas Collegiate Math Competition and William Lowell Putnam Mathematical Competition.
Icarium team members at event with oversized contest "checks."
Icorium Engineering Company, a sustainable engineering startup and spin-out company from KU, recently placed fifth overall and won more than $180,000 in investments and nondilutive cash and in-kind prizes at the prestigious Rice Business Plan Competition at Rice University in Houston.

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Fri, 04/12/2024
Icorium Engineering Company, a sustainable engineering startup and spin-out company from KU, recently placed fifth overall and won more than $180,000 in investments and nondilutive cash and in-kind prizes at the prestigious Rice Business Plan Competition at Rice University in Houston.
Fri, 04/12/2024
On March 30-31, two KU Law students competed in the William & Mary Colonial Cup Transactional Law Competition. Third-year law student Matthew Firnhaber and second-year law student Amanda Brauninger beat out teams from across the country, taking home the award for “best draft.” This win marks the 3rd first-place finish at a transactional law competition in as many months.
Thu, 04/11/2024
Jayhawks have tested their mathematical prowess at local, state and national events, including the KU Math Prize Competition, Kansas Collegiate Math Competition and William Lowell Putnam Mathematical Competition.
Thu, 04/11/2024
A record 52 students from 13 teams across the U.S. competed in the fourth annual KU Professional Selling Program/King’s Hawaiian Sales Competition on April 5–6 at Capitol Federal Hall.
Thu, 04/11/2024
LAWRENCE — The Center for Undergraduate Research is hosting online and in-person research presentations April 15-19 to celebrate Undergraduate Research Week. The 27th annual Undergraduate Research Symposium provides students a venue to share the results of their research and creative projects.
Wed, 04/10/2024
KU has nominated a junior from Lawrence for the Beinecke Scholarship Program, which provides $30,000 to selected students for graduate study in the arts, humanities or social sciences. Teresa Wright is majoring in visual art education and minoring in the history of art.
Tue, 04/09/2024
KU Debate Team members Graham Revare, junior from Shawnee, and William Soper, senior from Bucyrus, took second place in the country at the 78th National Debate Tournament, held from April 4 to 9 at Emory University in Atlanta.
Mon, 04/08/2024
Encompassing a wide range of topics from around the world, 10 University of Kansas seniors will present their internationally focused research at the Global Scholars Research Symposium on April 11.
Fri, 04/05/2024
Juniors Cecilia Paranjothi of Lawrence and Kaitlyn (Kit) Savoy of Olathe are the 78th and 79th KU undergraduates to be given a Goldwater scholarship since they first were awarded in 1989. Paranjothi is majoring in chemistry, and Savory is majoring in biological sciences and minoring in chemistry and theatre.
Thu, 04/04/2024
KJHK 90.7, the student-operated radio station at the University of Kansas, received top awards, including “Best in the Nation,” at the Intercollegiate Broadcast System conference. The conference gathers aspiring broadcasters and industry professionals from high schools and universities nationwide.