Monarch butterfly numbers plummet despite recovery last winter, but 1 year never tells the whole story
The number of monarch butterflies that have survived the migration to Mexico this fall appears to have plummeted.
Kansas Biological Survey announces name change
In July, the University of Kansas formally approved the Kansas Biological Survey’s requested name change to better reflect its scope and mission as a KU designated research center. The center’s new name is the Kansas Biological Survey & Center for Ecological Research.
Undergraduate researchers document Douglas County wildlife in first nationwide mammal survey
A scholarly article in the journal Ecology describes findings from the first nationwide mammal survey — discoveries made with the help of University of Kansas undergraduate researchers at the KU Field Station.
Kansas science teachers explore research at KU Field Station this week
Ten high school science teachers from across Kansas are spending this week at the KU Field Station, working with KU scientists to learn about current research and methods that link to K-12 science standards.
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.
Two students receive KU Field Station Student Research Awards for 2021
Like all research activity, field studies have required adaptation during the past year. University of Kansas student researchers have welcomed the chance to work outdoors but have made adjustments with social distancing, driving separate vehicles and implementing other changes.
KU, K-State named recipients of Higuchi-KU Endowment Research Achievement Awards
Two of the four awards presented this year went to scientists at the Kansas Biological Survey.