News & Media Relations

Montage of KU News releases and KU Today newsletter

News & Media Relations informs the public of KU’s role as one of the country’s most highly regarded research universities. Each day, the department interacts with local, regional, and national media, ensuring KU’s experts, contributions, and accomplishments are recognized on the national stage.

Staff in the KU News Service can also help reporters identify faculty experts who can offer insights, and are responsible for producing KU Today and Inside KU.


Take a peek at the events that transpired over the course of last year. We'll be posting more photos as we get closer to ringing in 2015. Stay tuned! What was your favorite moment? Tell us in the comments and share the photos that matter to you. #RockChalk
#exploreKU at our beloved Marvin Hall. (insta: sydstuder) http://t.co/6oFI0JF54p
Curiosity sparks KU paleontologist Chris Beard’s quest for man’s ancient cousins When he’s not scrutinizing ancient primate fossils in his KU lab, world-renowned paleontologist Chris Beard (http://bit.ly/1w3TQSj) is out stalking human evolutionary ancestors in remote corners of Libya, Turkey, China, Myanmar, Kazakhstan, Cambodia, Egypt, Tunisia, or Kenya. Beard, who came to KU as a Foundation Distinguished Professor, has a passion for being out in the middle of nowhere and making a discovery — “There’s nothing better than that. It’s fabulous.”


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