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Press Releases Jan 21, 2020

Farm to Fork, For Real

by Lisa M. Keefe, editor in chief The profit is in the adjectives, or so the saying goes, and in fact 80% of consumers are interested in some sort of “better-for” claims, whether that’s better for the consumers, the animals, the farmers or the planet. This, according to the 2019 Power of Meat report, conducted […]

News Jan 17, 2020

TechMap Kansas

Since returning to Kansas in 2017, Beth Ellyn and I have immersed ourselves in the tech and startup ecosystems of Kansas and Kansas City. In the last year, we’ve organized data on tech employers in the region, including startups. Today, as Free State Forge, we are publishing some stats and maps that should help show […]

Press Releases Nov 20, 2019

KU Professor To Be Appointed To President’s Science Advisory Board

Fri, 11/15/2019 LAWRENCE — A University of Kansas School of Engineering professor will be appointed by the president of the United States to serve on a national science and technology advisory board. Shannon Blunt, professor of electrical engineering and computer science, will be named to the President’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology (PCAST) […]