Sustainability & Environment
Fri, 01/27/2023 — There is much more to Kansas than meets the eye. The state of Kansas is a fascinating mix of environmental landscapes, rural and urban cultures, energy sources, and business and entrepreneurship, and this summer the University of Kansas...

Wed, 01/25/2023 — Two sister species of near-primate, called “primatomorphans,” dating back about 52 million years have been identified by researchers at the University of Kansas as the oldest to have dwelled north of the Arctic Circle. The findings appear...

Wed, 01/25/2023 — Join the KU Center for Environmental Policy, part of the Institute for Policy & Social Research at the University of Kansas, for a moderated conversation on climate change and environmental justice with the U.S. Environmental Protection...

Fri, 01/20/2023 — University of Kansas researchers increasing understanding of child welfare, geology and ecology have received this year’s Steven F. Warren Research Achievement Award and the KU Research Staff & Postdoctoral Achievement Awards. The annual...

Thu, 01/12/2023 — A coalition of Kansas public entities and private partners will apply for federal funding that could make Kansas a regional hub in the emerging hydrogen economy. The Kansas-based HARVEST Hydrogen Hub Coalition – which includes the University...

Tue, 01/10/2023 — For at least 10,000 years before contact with European settlers, Native American societies from Alaska to California conserved and interacted with natural resources using a more sustainable and spiritual approach than anything seen in the modern...

Fri, 12/16/2022 — This spring, 54 University of Kansas students will receive an Undergraduate Research Award (UGRA) from the Center for Undergraduate Research. UGRA recipients are awarded a $1,000 scholarship as they work on mentored research and creative projects.

Wed, 12/14/2022 — A crew from the Kansas Geological Survey, based at the University of Kansas, will be in western Kansas measuring groundwater levels the first week of January. Levels are measured annually as part of a joint project conducted by KGS and the...

Tue, 12/13/2022 — Researchers at the Center for Remote Sensing and Integrated Systems, headquartered at the University of Kansas, have received almost $1 million from the National Science Foundation’s Major Research Instrumentation program to design and build...

Tue, 12/13/2022 — An interdisciplinary team of professors at the University of Kansas has received a $529,500 grant to improve student success and reduce achievement gaps in undergraduate science education. The grant is part of the Howard Hughes Medical...

Fri, 12/09/2022 — KU Endowment has announced the 2022 Chancellors Club Teaching Professorships. Mark Mort, professor of ecology & evolutionary biology, and Cynthia Colwell, professor of music therapy & music education, are this year’s recipients. The...

Thu, 12/08/2022 — In an effort to provide research opportunities to more students, 18 University of Kansas faculty members are working with the Center for Undergraduate Research this fall and spring to redesign portions of their courses to include a larger...

Fri, 12/02/2022 — With a desire to find more time for writing and experiments, Orley “Chip” Taylor, University of Kansas professor emeritus of ecology & evolutionary biology, says it’s time to step aside — but not before making sure Monarch Watch, the...

Tue, 11/29/2022 — A University of Kansas researcher has been honored with one of the energy industry’s most prestigious awards. Masoud Kalantari, associate professor of chemical & petroleum engineering at KU, leads a group — which includes UCLA,...

Tue, 11/29/2022 — Donald Whittemore, scientist emeritus at the Kansas Geological Survey whose groundbreaking work toward understanding and addressing a wide range of water resources issues in Kansas has touched every corner of the state, is the recipient of the...

Mon, 11/28/2022 — The University of Kansas Libraries and The Commons will host the 2023 Engaged Leaders Series, a lecture program featuring Beronda Montgomery, scholar and author of “Lessons From Plants.” Montgomery will present a virtual talk titled...

Wed, 11/16/2022 — Dana Peterson hopes the new ArcGIS StoryMap Mapping Kansas Ecosystems will draw attention to the wide range of landscapes across the state — and serve as an online resource in classrooms, libraries and homes, for all ages. “Here in...

Mon, 11/14/2022 — LAWRENCE – Environmentalists who wish to charge fossil fuel companies with “greenwashing” should use corporations’ own statements against them, highlighting the gap between their public relations puffery and their paucity of concrete action to forestall global warming. In an article in the Western Journal of Communication titled “Identifying and Challenging Greenwashing through Conciliatio,” co-authors Brett Bricker, associate specialist in the University of Kansas Department of Communication Studies, and his former student Jacob Justice, assistant professor at the University of Mississippi, argue that corporations’ own words can be effectively used against them

Fri, 11/11/2022 — The University of Kansas will host the 21st annual GIS Day @ KU, an educational event to promote awareness of geographic information systems and the latest developments in the field. The virtual event, which is free and open to the public,...

Tara Houska
Mon, 11/07/2022 — LAWRENCE – The collaborative virtual series inspired by contributors to the book “All We Can Save: Truth, Courage, and Solutions for the Climate Crisis,” edited by Ayana Elizabeth Johnson and Katharine Wilkinson, returns in fall 2022. At 3 p.m. Nov. 17, environmental and Indigenous rights advocate Tara Houska will be in conversation with Lori Hasselman, University of Kansas assistant director of Native American initiatives. The “All We Can Save” series centers climate justice and draws from knowledge across and beyond fields of academic research. Contributors to the book “All We Can Save” share wisdom from their own experiences and work to inspire collective agency


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