LAWRENCE — The University of Kansas has nominated six current seniors and a recent graduate for prestigious fellowships for study in the United Kingdom with the support of the university’s Office of Fellowships. Current seniors Melek Ben-Ayed, Anton Barybin, Jaleah Cullors, Joseph Hartung and Erin Sturd and recent graduate Laura Phillips have been endorsed for the Marshall Scholarship. Sofia Berrospi Fernández, along with Barybin, Ben-Ayed, Cullors, Hartung and Phillips, have been endorsed for the Rhodes Scholarship.
LAWRENCE – Five 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 2021-22 academic year.
LAWRENCE — Erik Van Vleck, professor of mathematics, along with his co-authors, was awarded the 2021 Robert P. McIntosh Award as the best nominated paper in vegetation ecology in the previous two years by the vegetation section of the Ecological Society of America.
LAWRENCE – The 38th Annual KU Math Prize Competition, sponsored by the Department of Mathematics, was held virtually April 2. Open to all KU undergraduates, the written exam for each level covered six questions to be completed in three hours. Cash awards were given in two levels.
LAWRENCE — The 40th class of University Scholars and their faculty mentors were recently recognized during digital receptions hosted by the University of Kansas.