In the first study of its kind, a University of Kansas professor has defined the amount of time necessary to make a friend as well as how long it typically takes to move through the deepening stages of friendship.
Researchers are developing a male birth control pill based on ouabain, a plant extract that African warriors and hunters traditionally used as a heart-stopping poison on their arrows.
Bernadette Gray-Little is stepping down as chancellor of the University of Kansas. In this article, published by The Lawrence Journal-World, Gray-Little talks about her time at KU, and what she plans to do next.
KU is one of 12 universities to receive a $20,000 grant from the Association of American Universities as part of a major AAU project to improve STEM education.
AAU announced today that it has selected twelve member campuses active in the AAU STEM Education Network to receive small grants to further existing efforts to improve undergraduate education in STEM disciplines.
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A history major at the University of Kansas received an Undergraduate Research Award and studied the African-American history of Lawrence, Kansas. He found that though the city was the epicenter of the free state movement before the Civil War, it struggled later with racial integration. His findings note a history which he says, "can contribute greatly to the field of African-American urban history.
A University of Kansas law professor has authored an article detailing innovative approaches of cities and communities to cut carbon emissions and how the efforts will affect energy governance in years to come.
A new $4.7 million, five-year grant from the National Science Foundation will enable the University of Kansas School of Engineering to educate cyberdefense experts dedicated to public service, making America stronger in an era of rising cyberattacks.
A five-year, $4.2 million grant from the National Science Foundation will empower researchers from multiple institutions in the U.S. and Mongolia to develop wide-ranging scientific knowledge of river systems spanning two continents. KU is the lead institution for the project.
Belinda Sturm, associate professor of civil, environmental, and architectural engineering, is one of the key researchers of KU’s Feedstock to Tailpipe Initiative. She and her colleagues are working to turn tiny water-based plants into biofuel.