Science & Engineering
Fri, 03/03/2017 — It all started with a concussion. When Mason Wilde was in high school — a few years before he came to the University of Kansas as a mechanical engineering major — he suffered a head injury during a football game. During his recuperation, a...

Fri, 03/03/2017 — The doctoral degree is the supreme achievement in higher education. This year, the University of Kansas will celebrate the accomplishments of hundreds of candidates, conferring their degrees at the 2017 Doctoral Hooding Ceremony at 7:30 p.m. May...

Wed, 03/01/2017 — Rest easy, folks. Armies of genetically modified super-species are unlikely to conquer Earth anytime soon. In a paper recently appearing in the journal Genetics, a University of Kansas researcher and colleagues from Cornell University have...

Wed, 03/01/2017 — Two KU juniors are finalists for Harry S. Truman Scholarships, which provide up to $30,000 for graduate study. The awards are given to college juniors for leadership in public service. The Harry S. Truman Scholarship Foundation reviewed more...

Tue, 02/28/2017 — A fundraiser for a Lawrence nonprofit will offer University of Kansas students a chance to buy doughnuts from a beloved local bakery. The Self Engineering Leadership Fellows Program is sponsoring Donuts for Diplomas to raise money for The...

Tue, 02/28/2017 —  The value and benefits of research performed by graduate students at the University of Kansas and KU Medical Center will be showcased March 10 at the Capitol Graduate Research Summit in Topeka. In its 14th year, the annual summit brings...

Mon, 02/27/2017 — As many as 1,000 elementary and middle school students are expected at the University of Kansas campus next month for Engineering Expo, an event designed to allow young minds to explore STEM disciplines. "It's a cool way for students to be...

Thu, 02/23/2017 — A $4,800 Campus Action Project (CAP) grant from the American Association of University Women, which this year focuses on the gender leadership gap, will help empower undergraduate women in STEM at the University of Kansas. A group of graduate...

Fri, 02/17/2017 — This spring, 51 KU students will receive $1,000 Undergraduate Research Awards to pursue academic projects. “We are pleased to support this group of students as they take advantage of one of the clear benefits of a KU education: the...

Thu, 02/16/2017 — College-aged student innovators from around the region are invited to participate in the JayHacks “hackathon” Feb. 17-19 at the University of Kansas School of Engineering. A hackathon is a sort of “invention marathon” in which computer...

Wed, 02/15/2017 — A cover story appearing in the peer-reviewed journal Nanoscale Horizons reports a new bilayer material, with each layer measuring less than one nanometer in thickness, that someday could lead to more efficient and versatile light...

Tue, 02/14/2017 — What if your house could help keep you healthy? That’s the notion that University of Kansas School of Architecture, Design & Planning Associate Professor Joe Colistra and his students will explore this semester through a couple of grants...

Tue, 02/14/2017 — A new grant-funded initiative at the University of Kansas will promote the use of data to improve teaching, student learning and retention in science, engineering, technology and math programs. KU is one of 12 universities to receive a $20,000...

Tue, 02/14/2017 — Undergraduate researchers from the University of Kansas and KU Medical Center will present their research projects Wednesday, Feb. 15, as part of Kansas Undergraduate Research Day at the Capitol. KU and Medical Center undergraduates will join...

Tue, 02/14/2017 — The University of Kansas has nominated four outstanding juniors for Harry S. Truman Scholarships. The students are competing for the prestigious national awards, which provide up to $30,000 for graduate study. The awards are given to college...

Fri, 02/10/2017 — A University of Kansas School of Engineering researcher will offer ideas on more efficient, “greener” chemical processes during a lecture next week. Laurence Weatherley, the Albert P Learned Distinguished Professor of Chemical Engineering,...

Fri, 02/10/2017 — Approximately 5,400 undergraduate students at the University of Kansas earned honor roll distinction for the fall 2016 semester.  The students, from KU’s Lawrence and Edwards campuses and the schools of Health Professions and Nursing in...

Wed, 02/08/2017 — LAWRENCE – The Dole Institute of Politics at the University of Kansas has announced additional public programs for the spring 2017 semester. A group of distinguished KU alumni will headline the semester’s programming, including 2017 Dole Lecture guest Robert Kaplan. Kaplan currently serves as the president and CEO of the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas and will discuss his distinguished career and the role of the Federal Reserve in the U.S. economy. “Our spring programming is unique and diverse,” said Dole Institute Director Bill Lacy. “Rob Kaplan is a great friend and will give our guests a look inside the Fed and its functions. We look forward to welcoming him

Tue, 02/07/2017 — Eighteen undergraduate, graduate and postdoctoral students were honored for their scientific research presentations at the 15th annual Kansas IDeA (Institutional Development Awards) Network of Biomedical Research Excellence (K-INBRE) symposium...

Mon, 02/06/2017 — More than 100 companies and agencies will attend the Spring Engineering and Computing Career Fair, set for 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 9, at the Kansas Union. Students should review the complete of employers and study those of...


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