Constructive development: ‘Collaborative collisions’ at heart of new facilities for teaching, research

By Joel Mathis What do you call the once-in-a-century redevelopment project that is adding and revamping hundreds of thousands of square feet of classroom and laboratory space to the University of Kansas campus? Chancellor Bernadette Gray-Little has a word for it: “Transformative.” “Together, these projects have transformed the university,” she said during a November ceremony […]

Mars image from Hubble Space Telescope

Professor Q&A with Craig Marshall, researching life on Mars

Part of Craig Marshall’s job as an associate professor of geology is to play with lasers. He’s a specialist in Raman spectroscopy, which involves using lasers to determine the molecular makeup of matter. Marshall frequently employs this technique to analyze minerals and crystals. One application he’s studying is whether Raman spectroscopy could help scientists find […]