Biodiversity Institute & Natural History Museum

Your support for the University of Kansas Biodiversity Institute enables researchers to study the life of the planet and train the next generation of scientists, while caring for growing, world-renowned collections of plant, animal, fossil and cultural specimens. The institute, including the KU Natural History Museum, shares its discoveries through research, collections, public exhibits and educational programming for all ages. 

Every gift makes a difference.

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Jim Mechler

Associate Senior Vice President, Lawrence Development 785-832-7328