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KU dining hall namesake Mrs. E dies at 98 It would be impossible to count how many University of Kansas students Lenoir Ekdahl helped nourish and sometimes indulge, too through the years.
Lawrence Journal World | 1 hour, 4 minutes ago | comment? | recommend article from Lawrence, Kansas
Lawrence resident publishes biography about the man some called KUs best chancellor Franklin D. Murphy became chancellor of the University of Kansas in 1951, when he was just 35. When he left KU to lead another university in 1960, 4,000 students roughly half of KUs enrollment at the time protested his resignation. The years in between, M
Lawrence Journal World | Mar 26, 2017 05:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Lawrence, Kansas
KU appoints first artistic director of University Theatre's Kansas Repertory Theatre Kansas Repertory Theatre has appointed Peter Zazzali, an assistant professor of theatre at the University of Kansas, as its first artistic director, KU announced last week. Zazzali, who directed William Shakespeares The Comedy of Errors in the theatre com
Lawrence Journal World | Mar 26, 2017 05:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Lawrence, Kansas
The other national championship: KU hosting National Debate Tournament this weekend at Edwards Campus A few miles from where the University of Kansas mens basketball team is in the playoffs for a national championship, theres another national tournament going on thats equally prestigious and competitive in its own admittedly less spectator-friendly right.
Lawrence Journal World | Mar 24, 2017 9:02 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Lawrence, Kansas
Kansas House panel inches closer to budget plan The bill would include a partial restoration of cuts made last year to the University of Kansas and Kansas State University. But the Appropriations Committee was sharply divided on whether to include full payments into the Kansas Public Employees Retireme
Lawrence Journal World | Mar 24, 2017 6:39 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Lawrence, Kansas
Booker T. Jones to play at event in celebration of outgoing KU chancellor The University of Kansas is throwing a bash to celebrate outgoing chancellor Bernadette Gray-Little, KU has announced. The event featuring a concert by Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee and soul music legend Booker T. Jones is set for May 4 at the Lied
Lawrence Journal World | Mar 23, 2017 10:17 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Lawrence, Kansas
Senate panel advances budget bill with $874 million deficit; pay raise and additional KU funding included The two-year budget plan includes a 2-percent across-the-board pay raise for state employees and a partial restoration of cuts ordered last year for the University of Kansas and Kansas State University. But it also assumes lawmakers will pass a large tax
Lawrence Journal World | Mar 23, 2017 9:55 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Lawrence, Kansas
Kansas Senate advances bill exempting public hospitals from concealed-carry mandate The bill would exempt the University of Kansas hospital in Kansas City, Kan., as well as all other municipally owned hospitals, mental health centers and adult care facilities from an upcoming requirement that they allow people to carry concealed handguns
Lawrence Journal World | Mar 23, 2017 5:35 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Lawrence, Kansas
Judge dismisses ex-rowers' suit against University of Kansas LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) A judge dismissed a lawsuit against the University of Kansas by parents of two former rowers who allege they were sexually assaulted by a Jayhawk football player in a campus dorm.
Fox Sports | Mar 22, 2017 8:37 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Three months after rape reported at KU mens basketball dorm, police investigation still open Three months after a 16-year-old girl was reportedly raped at the University of Kansas mens basketball team dorm, the case remains under police investigation with no new details being released.
Lawrence Journal World | Mar 21, 2017 12:11 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Lawrence, Kansas