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FBI director, U.S. senator and others partnering with KU on cybersecurity

Presenters stressed the importance of partnerships between industry, academia and government to address cybersecurity.

KU Research GO boosts a dozen projects across disciplines

Twelve projects have been selected for funding through KU’s 2024 Research Grant Opportunity program. KU Research GO aims to expand the university’s research enterprise by providing seed funding for projects poised to compete for external funding opportunities with application deadlines in the near…

AAU membership: A 115-year history of recognition for KU

By nominating our faculty who are strong candidates for membership in the National Academies of Science, Engineering and Medicine, as well as for other prestigious and highly prestigious awards for research, we strengthen KU’s ranking in the AAU and our overall reputation as one of the nation’s…

'I am striving to create change in our communities through art, beauty and dialogue'

María Velasco, professor of visual art, tells the stories of Topekans displaced by urban renewal in the 1950s.

Staff duo helps internal awards run smoothly in time of transition

Jen Arbuthnot and Gabe Nehrbass help KU researchers launch their research programs.

KU names new director to lead Biodiversity Institute & Natural History Museum

Nico Franz, Virginia M. Ullman Professor of Ecology and director of biocollections at Arizona State University, has been named the next leader of the Biodiversity Institute & Natural History Museum at the University of Kansas. He will begin his role as the Krishtalka Director in mid-August,…

Giselle Anatol named director of KU’s Hall Center for the Humanities

"During my time as interim director, I sought to promote the Hall Center as a flourishing, welcoming and inclusive space for the celebration and advancement of humanistic research and productivity. I very much look forward to continuing this work in collaboration with the many students, faculty,…

Multi-unit team executes hardware upgrade without disrupting research projects

Meet the team who made the recent Research File Storage upgrade a reality

'I am striving to encourage and support the study and love of African American literature’

Ayesha Hardison, associate professor of English and director of the History of Black Writing, uses archival material to explore Black literature and culture during the Great Depression

Do faculty research awards matter?

Working together across campus, we’ll build a culture of faculty recognition that demonstrates KU is an institution that values and supports innovation and celebrates researchers who make discoveries that change the world.

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