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Bob Hagen instrumental in Planned Potter Lake Renovation

“Potter Lake is suffering from the equivalent of morbid obesity,” said Bob Hagen, lecturer in environmental studies and a courtesy faculty member in ecology & evolutionary biology. “The work this summer to remove accumulated sediments and nutrients is necessary.

Open Access Podcast

To connect with and engage students, as well as use KU’s resources to the fullest, Shannon O’Lear, professor in the Department of Geography & Atmospheric Science, and Tami Albin, associate librarian, have partnered to teach Environmental Geopolitics.

Grant Misse nominated for Truman Scholarship

Our own Grant Misse was nominated for this prestigious award.   

Allison Payne won an undergrad research award.

Alison Payne, senior, Lawrence, economics, environmental studies and mathematics, won an Undergrad Research Award for “Disparities in Environmental Enforcement: Analyzing RCRA Inspections in Minority and Low-Income Communities,” mentored by Dietrich Earnhart, economics.Way to go

KU professor leads students in prescribed burn at Lecompton prairie

About three dozen students and community members gathered Wednesday morning to place Good Fire and spend time in community on the land. 

New Immersive Learning Program Will Explore the Culture, Environment, and Diversity of Kansas

LAWRENCE — There is much more to Kansas than meets the eye. The state of Kansas is a fascinating mix of environmental landscapes, rural and urban cultures, energy sources, and business and entrepreneurship, and this summer the University of Kansas Environmental Studies Program is turning the state…

Environmental Studies Senior Receives Undergraduate Research Award for Fall

Hannah Min, a senior from Lawrence, is among nine students to receive an Undergraduate Research Award for her project, “Exploring the Creation of Refugia and Improved Water Quality by Changing North American Freshwater Mussel Bed Densities and Configurations,” mentored by Amy Hansen, Diane M.…

University of Kansas Names Five New Distinguished Professors

LAWRENCE – Five University of Kansas professors have joined elite company by being named distinguished professors.

Take a solstice garden tour with the KU community

Kelly Kindscher, scientist with the Kansas Biological Survey & Center for Ecological Research, will offer an informal tour of the KU Native Medicinal Plant Garden at this special event.

Environmental Studies Students win awards at online Undergraduate Research Symposium

LAWRENCE — The University of Kansas Center for Undergraduate Research has announced the winners of its 24th annual Undergraduate Research Symposium. The event took place online this year and went live April 24.

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