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The University of Kansas

Since its founding, the University of Kansas has embodied the aspirations and determination of the abolitionists who settled on the curve of the Kaw River in August 1854. Their first goal was to ensure that the new Kansas Territory entered the union as a free state. Another was to establish a university.

Today, KU has become a major public research and teaching institution of 28,401 students and 2,600 faculty on five campuses (Lawrence, Kansas City, Overland Park, Wichita, and Salina). Its diverse elements are united by their mission to educate leaders, build healthy communities, and make discoveries that change the world.

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Two University of Kansas astronomers announced the probable discovery of water vapor on exoplanet TOI-674 b, a 'Warm Neptune' some 150 light years from Earth in the constellation Antlia.
Experts at University of Kansas and others recently delivered a major report to the National Science Foundation recommending research priorities to maximize understanding of climate change effects in the U.S and worldwide.
Kansas researchers find the increase in gas prices as a result of the Colonial Pipeline cyberattack to be far less than initially reported.
Researchers at the University of Kansas School of Engineering are teaming up with the Kansas Water Office to create models accounting for uncertainty about the state’s future climate so officials who allocate water can better forecast supply and demand of the vital resource.
Research from the University of Kansas has shown that a program aimed at reducing toxic stress in infants is effective, not only in helping children, but in aiding parents, communities and the early childhood service system.
Because schools cannot legally segregate by policy or law, future researchers can examine if causes are due to economics, an influx of immigration, urbanization or other factors.
An at-home COVID-19 test developed by researchers at the University of Kansas is moving toward commercial production.
Research from Carnegie Mellon University and the University of Kansas found sharing information online can do more harm to romantic relationships than good. They did, however, find a way to counteract its negative effects. If you often post about your life, include your better half in the post.
A new ultrasensitive diagnostic device could allow doctors to detect cancer quickly from a droplet of blood or plasma, leading to timelier interventions and better outcomes for patients.
Douglas A. Girod, chancellor of the University of Kansas, said regional growth in the Kansas City metropolitan area is hampered by the "lack of a sufficient workforce to meet the needs of our growing economy" in a commentary published in The Kansas City Star.