As a leader in equitable and collaborative international research and education, Rafe Brown, professor of ecology & evolutionary biology, is the inaugural recipient of the KU International Affairs Advisory Board International Research Award.
A new paper appearing in Biology Letters describes the oldest-known fragmentary bat fossils from Asia, pushing back the evolutionary record for bats on that continent to the dawn of the Eocene and boosting the possib
Ruth Gennrich, who ran public education programs at the University of Kansas Natural History Museum for over 20 years, died this week at the age of 84.
The Botanical Society of America (BSA) announced that Brian Atkinson, University of Kansas assistant professor in the Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, is the recipient of its
A friendship formed over a mutual fascination with fossils led Roy O’Connor, a KU alumnus, to establish a fund in honor of Leonard “Kris” Krishtalka, the former director of the University of Kansas Biodiversity Institute and Natural History Museum.
Remarkable New Species of Snake, Found Hidden in KU Biodiversity Institute's Herpetology Collection, Occupies Its Own Unique Branch on the Snake Tree of Life
To be fair, the newly described Waray Dwarf Burrowing Snake (Levitonius mirus) is pretty great at hiding.
University Distinguished Professor Jorge Soberón has been named interim director of the Biodiversity Institute & Natural History Museum at the University of Kansas.
When you imagine a visit to a natural history museum, the first thing that springs to mind could be dinosaur bones or taxidermized animals.
Antarctica, mostly covered in snow and ice, isn’t the first place most people might think to search for vital evidence about the evolution of plants. But Antarctica wasn’t always devoid of greenery.
An anonymous donor has committed $900,000 to endow the directorship for the Biodiversity Institute and Natural History Museum at the University of Kansas.
After 25 years leading the Biodiversity Institute and Natural History Museum at the University of Kansas, Leonard “Kris” Krishtalka is retiring as director at the end of this year.