KU Research

Butterflies in space

When the space shuttle Atlantis blasts off on Nov. 16, three monarch caterpillars from KU's Monarch Watch will be on board for the trip to the International Space Station. The trio will be the first of their species in space. Mission info & video »

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Big Jay vs. Stephen Colbert

In this submission to the "Colbert Interviews You Challenge," Big Jay, the University of Kansas mascot, goes nose-to-beak with Colbert. Big Jay shows him the meaning of school spirit and finds an incriminating photo of Stephen in the process. Watch video »


Campus News

Far above the hill

Browse aerial photos of KU's main Lawrence campus for a unique view. Considered one of the most beautiful campuses in the nation, KU occupies 1,000 acres on and around Mount Oread in Lawrence. Browse photo gallery »

Fight the flu

Employees can find the latest information about flu vaccine clinics at www.studenthealth.ku.edu. A student-only H1N1 clinic will be held Nov. 20. Once new supplies of seasonal flu vaccine arrives, new clinics will be announced. Meanwhile, continue to cover your cough, wash hands and stay home if sick.
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