Science & Engineering
Wed, 05/15/2013 — Two doctoral graduates will be presented with the 2013 Marnie and Bill Argersinger Prize for outstanding doctoral dissertations at the annual Doctoral Hooding Ceremony at 3:30 p.m. Saturday, May 18, at the Lied Center of Kansas. Anastasiia...

Wed, 05/15/2013 — As a University of Kansas freshman in mechanical engineering, Ronald Hill built a self-contained underwater breathing apparatus and demonstrated it (under water) at a KU engineering exhibition. Today, 60 years later, that project represents the...

Tue, 05/14/2013 — University of Kansas alumna Kathleen Hall, of Lecompton, has made a leadership gift to establish a geology professorship at the University of Kansas. Gene Rankey, associate professor of geology, will be the inaugural recipient of the Hubert H....

Thu, 05/09/2013 — The KU Chapter of Sigma Xi, international, multidisciplinary research society, has awarded their undergraduate research awards to six KU undergraduates.  Students competed for the awards at the Undergraduate Research Symposium on April 27.  The...

Tue, 05/07/2013 — Increasing the safety and durability of bridges while lowering construction and repair costs are the goals of a joint project by a team of researchers from the University of Kansas School of Engineering and engineers from the Kansas Department...

Tue, 05/07/2013 — Oil production in Kansas increased in 2012, buoyed in part by output from horizontal wells in several southern counties, as natural gas production continued to decline, according to estimates from the Kansas Geological Survey (KGS) at the...

Thu, 05/02/2013 — LAWRENCE – In its fifth year at the University of Kansas, Mini College continues to grow while incorporating new opportunities for lifelong learners. Mini College, established and hosted by the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, offers a week of multidisciplinary classes, social events and extracurricular opportunities on the Lawrence campus, open to alumni and non-alumni. KU will host Mini College June 3 through June 6. The only requirement is a passion for continued learning. The range of courses has expanded to nearly campuswide, with offerings from several faculty in the College, and from partners including the School of Architecture, Planning and Design, the

Wed, 05/01/2013 — Two University of Kansas faculty members with distinguished records of undergraduate mentoring, Cima Katz and Adrian Melott, received the K. Barbara Schowen Undergraduate Research Mentor Award on Saturday, April 27, at the annual Undergraduate...

Tue, 04/30/2013 —  As our globe continues to heat up, one grim threat to humanity — and indeed much of the planet’s biology — is the danger of increased levels of methane in the atmosphere from thawing Arctic permafrost and the rapid release of methane...

Mon, 04/29/2013 — Three men with extremely successful but vastly different career paths will be recognized next month by the institution that helped set the foundation for their achievements. Harold Finch, Tom Jones and Jim Remsberg will receive the University of...

Thu, 04/25/2013 — More than 40 outstanding graduate students at the University of Kansas were recognized at the annual Graduate Student Awards Ceremony, Tuesday, April 23, in the Kansas Union Ballroom. Awards were presented by Vice Chancellor Steve Warren and...

Thu, 04/25/2013 — More than 90 undergraduates at the University of Kansas will present research at the 16th annual Undergraduate Research Symposium starting at 1 p.m. Saturday, April 27, in the Kansas Union. “The symposium is for all KU students interested in...

Wed, 04/24/2013 — The University of Kansas School of Engineering Formula racecar team is putting the finishing touches on two vehicles and setting lofty goals for this year’s international competitions. Members of Jayhawk Motorsports hope to duplicate the...

Fri, 04/19/2013 — Chancellor Bernadette Gray-Little has approved promotion and the award of tenure where indicated for 65 individuals at the University of Kansas Lawrence and Edwards campuses and 56 individuals at the University of Kansas Medical...

Fri, 04/19/2013 — In 2010, the discoverers of graphene — a revolutionary material made of a carbon “monolayer” just one atom thick — snagged the Nobel Prize in physics. An extremely efficient conductor of heat and electricity, graphene could be...

Fri, 04/19/2013 — The final Red Hot Research session of the year, intended to bring together University of Kansas scholars from all disciplines, will begin at 4 p.m. today in the The Commons at Spooner Hall. The format of these sessions is inspired by Pecha Kucha,

Wed, 04/17/2013 — Thirteen students and alumni from the University of Kansas have won National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowships for 2013-14. These current and former Jayhawks will build upon their experiences doing undergraduate research at KU to...

Wed, 04/17/2013 — When Jodi Gentry first heard about Engineers Without Borders, a light bulb went off. It was early in 2007 at a luncheon in Kansas City to celebrate National Engineers Week that featured a presentation from the Kansas City Engineers Without...

Tue, 04/16/2013 — LAWRENCE – Four University of Kansas faculty members have been named winners of the University Scholarly Achievement Award, which recognizes mid-career scholars who have made significant scholarly or research contributions to their fields. The annual awards are presented in four fields: arts and humanities; clinical science; science, technology and mathematics; and social science and professional programs. This year’s winners: Sally Cornelison, associate professor, Department of Art History (arts and humanities) Don Haider-Markel, professor, Department of Political Science (social science and professional programs) Mikhail Medvedev, professor, Department of Physics

Tue, 04/16/2013 — Federally funded research at the University of Kansas increased in 2011 to a record $162.7 million. That figure ranked KU 39th among national public research universities, according to an annual survey produced by the National Science Foundation.


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