Leveraging EPSCoR Investments

Leveraging EPSCoR Investments

Several Kansans traveled to the headquarters of the U.S. National Science Foundation in Alexandria, Virginia, on May 20-21 for the 2024 NSF EPSCoR PI meeting. The purpose of the gathering was to shine light on the NSF’s Established Program...
Inspiring Teens with Data, Soil, and Kool-Aid

Inspiring Teens with Data, Soil, and Kool-Aid

Mary Patterson is an instructor for the Kansas City Kansas Community College Saturday Academy, a teen program partially funded by the ARISE project. For Mary Patterson, Kool-Aid is more than a colorful thirst quencher. It’s one of many lab tools she used this year at...
Virtual roundtable shines light on equity

Virtual roundtable shines light on equity

You’re invited to an ARISE Roundtable on June 20, 3pm.  Topic:  Equity as Praxis Equity has various definitions for different audiences. This roundtable will delve into multiple definitions of equity and social equity; then, we will explore how it looks in...
Graduate student Emma Russin honored twice this spring

Graduate student Emma Russin honored twice this spring

Emma Russin, engineering graduate student at the University of Kansas, won not one but two awards this spring: one for her book collection and one for her research. Emma won First Place and a $600 prize in the Graduate Division for the Snyder Book Collecting Contest....

Striving to mitigate harm from disasters

How can we prevent harm from tornadoes, floods and earthquakes? University of Kansas engineering professor Elaina Sutley is striving to find out! Learn more about how Dr. Sutley is making infrastructure more resilient in this Q&A and brief video in KU’s “I...