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Professor J. Christopher Brown's Recently Published Article

LAWRENCE — A survey of orchid bees in the Brazilian Amazon state of Rondônia, carried out in the 1990s, is shedding new light the impact of deforestation on the scent-collecting pollinators, which some view as bellwethers of biodiversity in the neotropics.


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KU Geography Student Receives Prestigious Doctoral Dissertation Award

LAWRENCE — University of Kansas geography doctoral candidate Carolisa Watson has received the prestigious Fulbright-Hays Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad Award.

Two KU programs Win University Economic Development Association Awards

LAWRENCE — Two University of Kansas programs recently won University Economic Development Association Awards of Excellence at the 2022 UEDA Annual Summit.

KU Announces Recipients of Keeler Intra-University Professorships for 2022-2023

LAWRENCE – Four University of Kansas professors have been selected to pursue special projects designed to develop their scholarship in a field while also fostering collaboration at KU during the 2022-2023 academic year.

Study Will Sharpen Understanding of Precipitation's Influence on Aerosols in the Atmosphere

LAWRENCE — A new $620,000, three-year grant from the U.S. Department of Energy will enable a University of Kansas atmospheric scientist to research how aerosols, clouds and precipitation interact over ocean waters, with the goal of producing more accurate Earth System Models.

Study details how Middle East dust intensifies summer monsoons on Indian subcontinent

LAWRENCE — New research from the University of Kansas published in Earth-Science Reviews offers insight into one of the world’s most powerful monsoon systems: the Indian summer monsoon.

Ambitious project spanning 5 states, 8 institutions will focus on intermittent streams

LAWRENCE — A major new research project headquartered at the University of Kansas will investigate how intermittent streams — the half of the world’s streams that flow only part of the year — support both the environment and humankind.

Study shows African immigrants in US do well, despite differences among them

Study suggests remnants of Bering Strait and other human migration paths exist underwater at 'choke points'