University of Kansas faculty are striving to advance knowledge, interpret our world, solve problems, spark innovation, create beauty and catalyze imagination through their research, scholarship and creative activity. Through the “I Am Striving” series, we’ll learn more about what inspires KU researchers, as well as the goals and impact of their work.
'I am striving to democratize the use of natural history collections'
'I am striving to understand social change, and how people in the past understood the world they lived in'
'I am striving to help contribute to safe and supportive communities where all our young people are able to thrive'
'I am striving to make the world better with new proteins'
'I am striving to keep water clean, sustainable and accessible in the future'
'I am striving to connect students, university and industry to advance design'
‘I am striving to promote equity and justice for queer and trans youth'
‘I am striving to develop more environmentally friendly refrigerants for a sustainable future’
‘I am striving to inspire the next generation of women to uncover the mysteries of the universe’
‘I am striving to make science exciting, accessible and inclusive for all’
‘I am striving to breathe dynamic life into stories of the Black Midwest’