Sustainability & Environment
Thu, 03/16/2017 — Four University of Kansas students who have been actively involved in undergraduate research during their university careers are competing for Barry M. Goldwater Scholarships, regarded as the premier undergraduate award to encourage excellence...

Thu, 03/16/2017 — The University of Kansas has been recognized for excellence in community college transfer by a national honor society. KU is one of 65 colleges and universities named to Phi Theta Kappa’s Transfer Honor Roll, which identifies the top...

Wed, 03/15/2017 — Four faculty members at the University of Kansas will receive 2017 University Scholarly Achievement Awards, which recognize significant scholarly or research achievement for scholars in the middle of their careers. Chancellor Bernadette...

Wed, 03/15/2017 — Every March 17, lovers of Irish culture around the world commemorate the life and legend of a fifth-century missionary best known for spreading Christianity in Ireland, but also for driving all of the island’s snakes into the sea. But could...

Tue, 03/14/2017 — The University of Kansas has 10 graduate programs ranked in the top 10 and 42 in the top 50 among public universities in the 2018 edition of U.S. News & World Report’s “Best Graduate Schools” rankings released today. “Rankings are...

Mon, 03/13/2017 — The Chancellor's Committee on Honorary Degrees invites the campus community to propose exceptional individuals of notable intellectual, scholarly, professional or creative achievement, or service to humanity, to be awarded an honorary degree...

Fri, 03/10/2017 — LAWRENCE – The University of Kansas School of Music is selling three pianos to make room for new ones. The three Steinway B Model pianos have been used mostly by students and instructors in practice rooms in Murphy Hall, home of the KU School of Music. The pianos are being auctioned online at govdeals.com, a preferred vendor of KU Surplus that provides online auction services to various government agencies. Below are the direct links to the three pianos: 1926 Steinway B model 1950 Steinway B model 1918 Steinway B model The auction for each piano ends March 23. The pianos are being auctioned, not sold directly, because state property must be sold

Fri, 03/10/2017 — University Distinguished Professor of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology Jorge Soberón will deliver his inaugural lecture, “From Policy to Theory: Geographic Distribution of Species” at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 14, in Alderson Auditorium of...

Mon, 03/06/2017 — This year for spring break, students in Andrew Short’s KU entomology course won’t be headed to the beaches of Cancun or South Padre Island. Instead, they’ll head to the jungles of Suriname, a country many people would struggle to find on 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 — 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 —  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...

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...

Wed, 02/15/2017 — Grasslands play a crucial role in our planet’s ecological, social and economic health, but environmental degradation threatens this fragile ecosystem. Policymakers must balance agricultural development with conservation efforts to ensure that...

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 — 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...

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...

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,...

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...


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