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...