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Thu, 04/23/2020 — The University of Kansas Edwards Campus will host a one-day digital conference May 1, bringing together area business leaders and KU Edwards Campus students. The Destination Talent conference will provide essential skills training on critical...

Thu, 04/23/2020 — Hundreds of thousands of drilling records and rock cuttings, historical aerial photographs and other resources housed at the Kansas Geological Survey provide valuable insight into the state’s natural resources. To continue long-term efforts to...

Thu, 04/23/2020 — LAWRENCE – Research on fruit fly development, traumatic brain injury, Kansas streams, fanged frogs and ancient migrations of indigenous communities will be among student research presented at the 20th annual University of Kansas-Haskell Indian Nations University Student Research Symposium. This year, due to the COVID-19 crisis, the symposium will be held as part of the annual Undergraduate Research Symposium hosted online by the KU Center for Undergraduate Research. Twelve students supported by the Office of Diversity in Science Training (ODST) will present posters of their science and engineering research online starting April 25. The presenters include

Thu, 04/23/2020 — Stay-at-home orders issued around the world to fight the COVID-19 pandemic have drastically reduced travel, in turn dropping fuel consumption, reducing pollution and affecting transportation. As people remain home and the majority of vehicular...

Thu, 04/23/2020 — Lisa Friis, Professor of Mechanical Engineering, and Susan Williams, Professor of Chemical & Petroleum Engineering, will assume the role of chair of their respective departments on July 1. These appointments mark the first time in the...

Wed, 04/22/2020 — When Rohingya Muslims came into conflict with the armed forces of the government of Myanmar, a Buddhist majority country, in 2017, more than 700,000 people were driven from their homes and thousands were killed. The attack carried out by...

Wed, 04/22/2020 — The University of Kansas Center for Latin American & Caribbean Studies (CLACS) has been chosen as one of 11 area study centers nationwide to participate in the first grant period of the Tinker Field Research Collaborative.   The Tinker...

Wed, 04/22/2020 — The University of Kansas campus may be largely shut down, but faculty, staff and graduate students at the School of Engineering are contributing to the fight against the coronavirus pandemic, using their skills and resources to produce personal...

Tue, 04/21/2020 —  People around the world are isolating themselves to help slow the spread of COVID-19, but the crisis can heighten depression for those whose isolation has weakened their social support systems. Yet trends suggest men will be diagnosed with...

Tue, 04/21/2020 — Rachel Endo, the founding dean and a professor in the School of Education at the University of Washington-Tacoma, will take part in interviews as a candidate for vice provost for diversity & equity at the University of Kansas. Endo, whose...

Tue, 04/21/2020 — Like everyone else this spring, field ecologists are making adjustments, but the work continues — and that goes for student researchers, too. The Kansas Biological Survey provides annual awards to KU students to help cover costs associated...

Mon, 04/20/2020 — A faculty member at the University of Kansas College of Liberal Arts & Sciences has been elected a fellow of the prestigious Royal Society of Arts. Paul Scott, associate professor of French, has been at KU since 2004. The honor recognizes...

Mon, 04/20/2020 — Even a century later, the art world knows Georges Auric’s circle of friends by single names: Picasso, Poulenc, Satie, Cocteau. But few people know the role that the French composer and critic played as a go-between among the fractious groups...

Mon, 04/20/2020 — A University of Kansas professor has been recognized with one of the highest honors awarded in the field of medical and biological engineering. Susan Lunte, Ralph N. Adams Distinguished Professor of Chemistry & Pharmaceutical Chemistry and...

Mon, 04/20/2020 — A new emergency relief fund is now available for artists who have been adversely affected by the coronavirus pandemic. The Spencer Museum of Art, Charlotte Street Foundation and ArtsKC Regional Arts Council, with underwriting from the Andy...

Thu, 04/16/2020 — David Slusky keeps hearing the same comments from other parents who are isolating with young children. “They’re telling their kids, ‘Please don’t do gymnastics on the stairs because this is not the week I want to take you to the...

Thu, 04/16/2020 — Three candidates for vice provost for diversity & equity at the University of Kansas will take part in finalist interviews with campus constituents. The schedule is as follows: Candidate 1: Wednesday and Thursday, April 22-23 Candidate 2:

Wed, 04/15/2020 — The Jedel Family Foundation has announced the recipients of this year’s Jedel Excellence in Mathematics Education Awards. The winners exemplify innovation, mentorship and service in elementary and secondary mathematics teaching. Over the last...

Wed, 04/15/2020 — Dave Tell, University of Kansas professor of communication studies and creator of the nationally renowned Emmett Till Memory Project, has been named co-director of KU's Institute for Digital Research in the Humanities. Founded in 2010, IDRH...

Wed, 04/15/2020 — You might own something made from mahogany like furniture, paneling or a musical instrument. Mahogany is a commercially important wood, valued for its hardness and beauty. The United States is the world’s top importer of the tropical timber...


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