Mike Krings

Mike Krings

Public Affairs Officer
(785) 864-8860

Mike Krings is a public affairs officer in the KU News Service, covering disciplines and university departments that include:

  • Dole Institute of Politics
  • Education
  • Hall Center for the Humanities
  • Honors Program
  • Journalism
  • Law
  • Libraries
  • Social Welfare

Every summer, KU students gain hands-on experience in field geology and earn course credit through the KU Geology Field Camp in Cañon City, Colorado. http://bit.ly/1sVm9gT Tags: #KUdiscoveries #KUstudents #KUresearch #KUexperience #Geology #Colorado #FieldWork

KU students grow algae for biofuel, cleaner water KU's "Feedstock to Tailpipe Initiative" (see http://www.cebc.ku.edu/RET-2014) is working on a project that starts with algae. Researchers are demonstrating how community wastewater operations can add a large-scale, algae-growing facility that will not only return cleaner air and water back to nature, but also provide a sustainable source for biodiesel fuel.


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