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Program manager pivotal to success of KU research centers

Cady Bus, program manager for the COBRE CMADP and the Ralph N. Adams Institute for Bioanalytical Chemistry, is September's "Unsung Hero" of KU Research.

#KUFieldWorks: Studying intermittent streams in the Konza Prairie 

University of Kansas environmental studies and ecology & evolutionary biology students conducted fieldwork in the Konza Prairie this summer to understand the role of intermittent streams in controlling water quality and chemistry. 

#KUFieldWorks: Flight testing aerial systems and geo-tagging icebergs in Greenland

The Garrison Flight Research Lab at the University of Kansas conducts autonomous aircraft test flights on its designs, which took aerospace engineering senior Alex Zugazagoitia to Greenland this summer to geo-tag icebergs.

NSF EPSCoR grant will advance manufacturing of renewable and recyclable plastics

#KUFieldWorks: Studying ancient fossils in Wyoming to understand the current climate crisis

#KUFieldWorks: Sampling for tick-borne diseases in Kansas and Oklahoma

A team of researchers is sampling ticks throughout Kansas and Oklahoma to understand the risk of tick-borne diseases, which could help medical professionals better diagnose tick-related illnesses.

#KUFieldWorks: Collecting 500 pounds of fossil-bearing rocks in Washington’s San Juan Islands

Brian Atkinson, assistant professor of ecology and evolutionary biology and curator of paleobotany at KU’s Biodiversity Institute, conducted fieldwork in Washington's San Juan Island system to study 80-million-year-old plants.

#KUFieldWorks: Studying the impact of rapid urbanization on water quality in Johnson County

Admin Husic, civil, environmental and architectural engineering assistant professor, and his KU Ecohydraulics Lab are conducting field research in seven streams in Johnson County, Kansas, to better understand urbanization’s impact on water quality.

#KUFieldWorks: Mapping unmarked graves in Oak Hill Cemetery

Kansas Geological Survey associate researcher and science outreach manager Blair Schneider conducts a fieldwork research project to map unmarked graves in Oak Hill Cemetery.

Administrative assistant tackles diverse set of job duties with enthusiasm

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