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Addressing disparities in the child welfare system, prioritizing racial equity in flood management and reclaiming the stories of displaced Black and Latinx communities are among the goals of 10 projects selected for the inaugural round of KU Racial Equity Research, Scholarship & Creative…

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Suzanne Shontz, professor of electrical engineering and computer science at KU, received the 2021 International Meshing Roundtable Fellow Award.

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Clara Biotech, founded by KU engineering alumnus Jim West and former KU professor of chemical & petroleum engineering and chemistry Mei He, has spent the last three years refining a novel technology to isolate and purify exosomes, which can be used for early disease diagnosis, targeted drug delivery, cancer immunotherapy and other forms of regenerative medicine. Now, the company is poised to commercialize its first product after recently finalizing $1.5 million in seed funding and being recognized in a national competition.

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