Welcome to the KU Department of Geography and Atmospheric Science Program

Greetings! We welcome your interest in the faculty, students, and activities of the Department of Geography at KU, and hope that our Web site provides you with a comprehensive sense of the things that interest us and the things we do. For those things that pique your interest or intrigue you, we invite you to contact us directly - we will be happy to respond personally.

 


Geography and Atmo Events
Oct 01
PhD Dissertation Defense - Emily Fekete
01:00 pm
View events: Upcoming
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26 prestigious Rhodes Scholars — more than all other Kansas colleges combined
Nearly $290 million in financial aid annually
1 of 9 public universities with outstanding study abroad programs.
—U.S. News & World Report
46 nationally ranked graduate programs.
—U.S. News & World Report
Top 50 nationwide for size of library collection.
—ALA
$260.5 million in externally funded research expenditures
23rd nationwide for service to veterans —"Best for Vets," Military Times
#KUstudents are putting together lesson plans for teachers around the world. http://t.co/LSYencYgDw #KUdifference
Boy with autism benefits from KU student’s undergraduate research Two-year-old Mark’s first haircut in a salon was pretty traumatic. He screamed. He cried. His dad had to restrain him – Mark has autism and a haircut wasn’t part of his routine. But there’s a happy ending. The experience led KU senior Kristin Miller to seek an Undergraduate Research Award (see http://bit.ly/1xod9VT) to develop ways for children with developmental disabilities like Mark to learn how to accept routine health care treatment, such as going to the dentist — or even getting a buzz cut. Watch the video to see why it has been especially rewarding for Miller to help children like Mark.