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Haskell Indian Nations University Launches Indigenous Science Hub

Haskell Indian Nations University Launches Indigenous Science Hub

Haskell Indian Nations University in Lawrence, Kansas, recently received the largest National Science Foundation award ever granted to a tribal college. The $20 Million, five-year award is creating a new hub for Indigenous science to tackle coastal hazards from...

K-State scientists find surprises in bison wallows

K-State scientists find surprises in bison wallows

Assistant Professor Zak Ratajczak at Kansas State University did not wallow away his summer. Instead, he and his students analyzed microbiomes and plant communities in bison wallows at the Konza Prairie with funding from a Kansas NSF EPSCoR First Award. More than...

Senator Moran learns about mobile museum

Senator Moran learns about mobile museum

Senator Jerry Moran met with Associate Director for Informal Science Education, Teresa MacDonald, at the KU Natural History Museum this August during his campus visit for the dedication of the new Innovation Park. Teresa shared information about the Mobile Museum and...

Four scientists present microbe research in Switzerland

Four scientists present microbe research in Switzerland

This August four scientists from Kansas State University traveled to Lausanne, Switzerland to present their research at the 18th International Symposium of Microbial Ecology. Doctoral students Hannah Dea and Tanner Richie made the trek with Professors Ari Jumpponen...

On the road again with microbes

On the road again with microbes

Traveling museum pops up at the Lee Richardson Zoo in Garden City, Kansas, on July 24, 2022, as part of a state-wide tour to educate Kansans about bacteria, fungi, and other microbes found in nature.“Microbes on the Move,” a traveling program by the University of...

‘Little guys’ on the prairie

‘Little guys’ on the prairie

Kansas scientists recently reported that precipitation, not land-use, determines the makeup of certain plant and fungal communities across the state. “I like to think of plant and microbial ecology as looking out for the little guys,” said Hannah Dea, graduate student...

Recruiting Rural STEM Teachers

Recruiting Rural STEM Teachers

2022 STEM For All Video Showcase features efforts at Ft. Hays State University to recruit rural STEM teachers. This short video is just one of 267 showcased this spring. All of the videos describe federally funded projects aimed at improving science, technology,...

Is that a science story I hear? Tell me more!

Is that a science story I hear? Tell me more!

Doing science is hard. Talking about it can seem even harder—especially for young researchers. But a little training—and a lot of practice—can help. That’s why I facilitated two, 100-minute workshops this summer for undergraduate students at the University of Kansas....

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