August 20, 2009
Deborah Smith, associate professor of ecology and evolutionary biology at Kansas University, left, got a surprise visit from Chancellor Bernadette Gray-Little, right, and received a $5,000 W.T. Kemper Fellowship on Thursday. Smith was honored during her class on the biology of insects in Stauffer-Flint Hall. In all, 20 professors will be honored and $100,000 distributed this year as part of the Kemper awards.