KU in the Capitol

KU in the Capitol is an annual event where we showcase the ways the university benefits Kansans, as well as thank policymakers for their support of KU and higher education. In 2014, the event will be held Thursday, February 13.

For updates on the university’s work in Topeka, visit the State Relations page.


If research has been a big part of your time at KU, share your experience with KU students. Become an undergraduate research ambassador and help other students pursue their own research projects. Applications are now open: http://bit.ly/UqvqRg Tags: KU Center for Undergraduate Research #KUexperience #KUstudents #KUresearch #HigherEd #Learning #Research

KU Orientation: Making a home on the Hill See why you made the right choice in becoming a Jayhawk as you go through KU’s Orientation process (http://firstyear.ku.edu/orientation). You’ll discover what it means to make KU your home: trying new things, building friendships, getting involved, seeking out career path advice from faculty, studying abroad, or even conducting your own research as a freshman or a graduate student.


Internationally recognized programs
Millions in grants and contracts for research
Generous financial support for students
Research projects that stretch to Antarctica, Greenland, and numerous points in between
Birthplace and home of Treatise on Invertebrate Paleontology
A thriving field program that sends undergraduate and graduate students throughout the world
Industry recruiters who visit annually to hire KU Geology's graduating students