Science & Engineering
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 — 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,

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...

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.

Mon, 04/15/2013 — Research relating to cancer, genetics, medicinal plants and social relationships will be among student research presented at the 13th annual University of Kansas-Haskell Indian Nations University Undergraduate Research Symposium. Thirty students...

Fri, 04/12/2013 — The first University of Kansas Global Scholars cohort will present their research at the Global Scholars Symposium on April 20. The daylong symposium, coordinated by the Office of International Programs, will showcase the seniors’ research on...

Fri, 04/12/2013 — A documentary that explores a variety of energy issues – including what it will take to transition from fossil fuels to more sustainable sources – will be shown free on the University of Kansas campus. The KU chapter of the Society of...

Thu, 04/11/2013 — The challenges posed by the changing dynamics in the energy industry will be among the highlights of the third annual University of Kansas Energy Conference, set for 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. April 25 at the Oread Hotel, 1200 Oread Ave. KU Energy Club,...

Thu, 04/11/2013 — LAWRENCE – For the past few months, University of Kansas students at the Center for Design Research have partnered with Ford Motor Company on a project to eliminate something most people use every day: the automobile gearshift. Now the Lawrence community will have the opportunity to test the students’ new designs and provide feedback. At noon Sunday, April 14, KU students will set up the front half of a Ford Taurus at Hy-Vee, 3504 Clinton Parkway, and invite the public to test working models of new steering wheels, dashboards and consoles developed by the students. The students will solicit feedback to help refine their designs before presenting them to Ford later in

Thu, 04/11/2013 — The University of Kansas School of Engineering steel bridge team earned a spot at the national competition thanks to a strong showing at the American Society of Civil Engineers Mid-Continent Conference regional conference April 4-6.  The...

Fri, 04/05/2013 — A new ingredient is proving to make it much smoother sailing this year for University of Kansas School Engineering students participating in the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) concrete canoe competition. For the first time in several...

Thu, 04/04/2013 — A team of six University of Kansas School of Engineering students is putting the finishing touches on its entry for the 2013 American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) steel bridge competition, set for April 4-6 on the campus of Southern...

Tue, 04/02/2013 — University of Kansas students from the Lawrence campus and KU Medical Center will join their peers from other Kansas Board of Regents public four-year universities in Topeka for the first annual Undergraduate Research Day at the Capitol. The...

Tue, 04/02/2013 — Rising demand for project management expertise in science, information technology, manufacturing, business, construction and engineering has prompted the University of Kansas to add two master’s degrees programs for working adults. KU’s...

Tue, 04/02/2013 — LAWRENCE – The University of Kansas will be well-represented at one of the nation’s most exclusive venture capital events. Two KU technologies will be featured at the annual University Research & Entrepreneurship Symposium, a showcase of the most promising university-based inventions for venture capitalists and entrepreneurs, which will be Wednesday, April 3, in Cambridge, Mass. The symposium is designed to introduce a select group of cutting-edge university technologies to investors and entrepreneurs, with the goal of securing funding for new startup companies and converting university technologies into new products and cures. The URES is highly selective and

Mon, 04/01/2013 — LAWRENCE – More than 200 elementary, junior high and high school students from area schools will visit the University of Kansas campus in April to participate in Mathematics Awareness Month activities. Each year, the Department of Mathematics at KU organizes competitions and workshops for the students in conjunction with the national Mathematics Awareness Month. This year’s national theme is Mathematics and Sustainability. Humanity continually faces the challenge of how to balance human needs against the world's resources while operating within the constraints imposed by the laws of nature. Mathematics helps us better understand these complex issues and is used by


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