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S J-W
August 17, 1996
A new hierarchy, a new pipe organ, a new Hoch Auditorium and groundbreaking discoveries in science. A lot can happen in a year. And it did just that on Mount Oread.
KUED SCHOOL OF EDUCATION LOGS KUDOS
August 17, 1996
KU’s School of Education rolls with the changes of campus restructuring and continues to be one of the nation’s best schools for educators.
NEW DEAN WORKS TOWARD CLAS ACT
August 17, 1996
The dean of KU’s largest academic unit wants to personalize the undergraduate experience.
CONSTRUCTION CONTINUES ON CITY ROADS
August 17, 1996
There’s hard evidence the city finished much of the scheduled street paving work prior to resumption of university and school classes in Lawrence. “The orange construction barrels are pretty much gone in school areas,” city engineer Terese Gorman said Friday.
STUDENTS TAKING ADVANTAGE OF GETTING ONLINE
August 17, 1996
The number of students accessing e-mail and the Internet through KU’s computer network continues to grow.
PLANNERS KEEP SEARCHING FOR KU PARKING SOLUTIONS
August 17, 1996
Due to crowded parking lots and campus expansion, Campus Planning Coordinator Tom Waechter is focusing on a detailed review of transportation issues on campus. He said that dealing with parking and transportation is the most important part of the campus plan. “Parking is an issue that just doesn’t go away,” Waechter said.
STUDY ABROAD OPENS WORLDS
August 17, 1996
The Office of Study Abroad continues to send hundreds of Kansas University students around the world each year for exciting educational opportunities. The attitude for the fall semester in the office of study abroad at Kansas University is “It’s a small world and it’s wonderful!” according to Mary Elizabeth Debicki, director of the office for 10 years.
SATURDAY COLUMN
August 17, 1996
The just-completed Republican National Convention in San Diego was a big success. Far more successful than most rank-and-file Republicans had expected. There are those who are quick to find fault with the San Diego gathering, but this does not diminish the excellent planning, the many good speakers and the fact that GOP delegates are returning to their respective parts of the country re-energized and enthusiastic about chances of a victory in the November elections.
EVERYTHING OLD IS NEW AGAIN FOR KU PROVOST
August 17, 1996
A veteran KU professor was named the university’s first provost since 1962.
KU EDITION
August 17, 1996
Research at the Kansas University Medical Center on a virus that causes AIDS is more than monkey business. Virologist Bill Narayan’s 20-person research team figured out a way to infect rhesus macaque monkeys with the human form of the deadly virus.
KU LAW SCHOOL CLASSES MOVE INTO HIGH-TECH
August 17, 1996
Computer technology is moving rapidly into law education, says Kansas University’s law school dean.
LIBRARY EXPANDS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
August 17, 1996
The KU library system is preparing for more technology updates.
KU EDITION
August 17, 1996
For better or worse Here are some issues to discuss with your roommate during the first few days of school:
HEMENWAY ENVISIONS KU AS STUDENT-CENTERED SCHOOL
August 17, 1996
KU’s top administrator expects new students to work and play hard in and out of the classroom.
ENGINEERING SCHOOL BRACES FOR CHANGES
August 17, 1996
Changes are in the wind at the Kansas University engineering school.
KU RECRUITING GOES ONLIE
August 17, 1996
Kansas University’s admissions office is using Internet technology to attract students.
S RESOURCE CENTER OFFERS VARIETY OF PROGRAMS
August 17, 1996
From information about resumes to information on how to avoid sexual assault, the Emily Taylor Women’s Resource Center has it all.
REGENT REFLECTS ON COMPLEX SYSTEM
August 17, 1996
The first Lawrence resident to pilot the state’s university system reflects on challenges facing the Kansas Board of Regents.
ERNEST K. CLIFTON
August 17, 1996
Services for Ernest K. Clifton, 90, Lawrence, are pending at Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home. Mr. Clifton died Friday, Aug. 16, 1996, at Colmery-O’Neil Veterans Administration Hospital, Topeka. Survivors include a daughter, Nancy Kampshroeder, Lecompton.
KU HERBARIUM ROOTS OUT CLUES TO KANSAS FLORA
August 17, 1996
The herbarium on KU’s West Campus takes the mystery out of Kansas flora.
WILCOX MUSEUM GIVES GOOD VIEW INTO ANCIENT LIFE
August 17, 1996
The Wilcox Classical Museum at Kansas University has pieces that have traveled across campus from site to site in its 100 year history.
FIELDHOUSE SQUATTERS INTENSIFY EXCITEMENT
August 17, 1996
Campers’ enthusiasm for basketball keeps Jayhawks’ spirits at a fever pitch.
S TOP TEACHERS RECEIVE HONORS
August 17, 1996
An assistant professor of journalism and an assistant professor of communication studies were this year’s recipients of the Ned N. Fleming award.
KU HOSTESS HAS RECIPE FOR SUCESSFUL DINING
August 17, 1996
Keeping food on the plates of thousands of people keeps Dottie Nordlund the hostess with the mostest.
SOUND OFF
August 17, 1996
Will there be a connection between Kasold and the South Lawrence Trafficway? What access points will there be to the trafficway? John Pasley, Douglas County’s trafficway project manager, said that in addition to the access at Kasold Drive, motorists also may enter the trafficway at U.S. Highway 59, Wakarusa Drive, Clinton Parkway, 15th Street, U.S. Highway 40, the Kansas Turnpike, and Douglas County Route 438.
S WILL BODY PROGRAM BRINGS BODIES TO SCIENCE
August 17, 1996
Donors can help give life to others after their own death.
MED CENTER TRAVELS ROAD TO RECOVERY
August 17, 1996
It was a year of rebuilding at the KU Medical Center in Kansas City, Kan.
KU EDITION
August 17, 1996
Watkins Student Health Center offers students a chance to visit a physician on campus.
KU EDITION
August 17, 1996
Lifestyle changes for those new to college might include a few extra — but unnecessary — pounds.
KU EDITION
August 17, 1996
summary: College men find opportunities for personal growth in the KU fraternity system. Aaron Brinkman
KU EDITION
August 17, 1996
Several campus and community organizations help Kansas University students help others.
KU EDITION
August 17, 1996
Kelly Entreken brought her brand-new Toyota pickup to Kansas University last semester. She left the alarm disarming device in the open ashtray, visible from the outside, so it took only seconds for someone to break into her car and turn off the alarm.
S NEW DEAN IS HOPING HIS EXPERIENCE IN THE GRADUATE DEPARTMENT WILL HELP HIM LEAD A NEW COMBINED OFFICE.
August 17, 1996
The office of international programs may be moving, but its mission remains the same. “This office serves to help people with the university’s mission of internationalizing,” said Andrew Debicki, dean of KU’s graduate school and international programs.
HOSPITAL REPORT
August 17, 1996
Births Greg and Karen Hill, Lawrence, a girl, Thursday.
ALUMNI CENTER OPEN TO ALL
August 17, 1996
The recent elimination of Learned Club dues at the Adams Alumni Center has the KU facility’s social corner buzzing.
STUDENT ADVISING CENTER, PROCESSES EVOLVE AT KU
August 17, 1996
Attempts to improve advising at KU are being made, step by step.
CHANGES COME TO ROTC UNITS
August 17, 1996
Changes in global politics and student fees have brought about downsizing in Kansas University ROTC programs.
JACK MITCHELL
August 17, 1996
Whatever you think about Jack Mitchell, incomparable onetime Kansas football coach, you have to agree on two things: 1— He’s the last guy to leave here with a winning record. 2 — When he wasn’t on a microphone or on camera, he never was at a loss for a good quote. Chuck Woodling’s marvelous update of General Jack in the past Tuesday’s Journal-World created a flood of fond memories about the times I was around him here from 1958 through 1966.
CONSTRUCTION BOOM EXPECTED ON CAMPUS
August 17, 1996
Construction workers will become ubiquitous on the KU campus in the next several years.
KU LOOKS TO REGAIN TOP SPOT IN BIG 12 ACADEMICS
August 17, 1996
The Big 12 offers 11 reasons for KU to expand academic collaboration with conference universities.
UNIVERSITY PRESS HONORS PAST, LOOKS TO FUTURE
August 17, 1996
University Press of Kansas celebrates 50 years of publishing changes.
KU EDITION
August 17, 1996
If you’re not afraid of a little work, KU may have a housing alternative for you.
COMMUNICATION THE KEY TO SHARING CLOSE QUARTERS
August 17, 1996
Roommates are often a big gamble, but ground rules can help ease potential conflicts.
STUDENTS CHERISH DELIVERY OF STAPLE FOOD
August 17, 1996
Pizza is quick, cheap and everywhere in Lawrence. Lindsey Henry
KU EDITION
August 17, 1996
The Kansas University Regents Center has all the looks of a newcomer, until you see its roots.
CENTER OFFERS STUDENTS A DOOR TO WORLD CULTURE
August 17, 1996
Officials at KU’s Multicultural Resource Center hope to offer something to all students.
RANGE OF PROGRAMS ADAPTS TO CHANGES IN HEALTH CARE
August 17, 1996
KU’s School of Allied Health offers courses across a wide health care spectrum.
HONORS PROGRAM OFFERS CHALLENGES IN SMALL CLASSES
August 17, 1996
KU’s Honors Program helps humanize the university for some students.
KU EDITION
August 17, 1996
Graduate students must learn to balance their interests with basic functions of life. Mallorre Dill
FLYING JAYHAWKS TAKE FLIGHT TO WORLDWIDE DESTINATIONS
August 17, 1996
KU alumni and friends have been hitting the skies and traveling to foreign and domestic vacation spots for more than two decades as the Flying Jayhawks.
KU EDITION
August 17, 1996
Albert Gerken plays concerts twice a week at Kansas University’s Memorial Campanile. Here’s the schedule: Wednesdays: 8 p.m. during the summer; 7 p.m. during rest of year.
KU EDITION
August 17, 1996
For the past25 years, Baby Jay has been a part of KU style.
KU EDITION
August 17, 1996
The Applied English Center goes beyond helping international students learn English. By Wu Peih-Shyun
INVOLVEMENT CURES BIG-CITY BLUES
August 17, 1996
The faster pace of Lawrence and KU may leave students from smaller towns bewildered.
KU ANNOUNCES HOOPS LINE-UP
August 17, 1996
Kansas University’s basketball schedule is complete. The 1996-97 slate, which was released on Friday, features 30 regular-season games, including as many as 15 contests on national TV.
KU LINEBACKER EARNS FULL TIME STARTER SLOT
August 17, 1996
A Lawrence High diploma and LHS football pedigree aren’t free tickets into a starting job in Division One football. But for Jason Thoren they were.
3 SENIOR FACULTY LEAVING MTOREAD
August 17, 1996
Three distinguished KU faculty accepted jobs at other universities for higher pay and better research opportunities.
KU EDITION
August 17, 1996
KU is striving to increase the quality and quantity of students.
OFFICE HELPS MINORITIES FEEL COMFORTABLE AT KU
August 17, 1996
The Office of Minority Affairs helps minority students succeed once they arrive at Kansas University.
CONTINUING ED SHOWS LEARNING NEVER HAS TO END
August 17, 1996
Continuing Education keeps up with technology.
KU HISTORY NOT TRIVIAL
August 17, 1996
A quiz tests your knowledge of Kansas University. Stephanie Fite
S STUDENT BODY
August 17, 1996
The Rock Chalk chant is only one of many ties that bind Jayhawk fans.
MANAGEMENT SKILLS SAVES TIME
August 17, 1996
Students can have it all, but discipline and moderation are the key.
PLANNING FOR RUSH STARTS EARLY
August 17, 1996
Rush gives freshmen women an opportunity to check out sorority life at Kansas University. Kansas University’s academic year starts in August, but that didn’t keep Lynn LoPresti from preparing her application for a sorority in June.
ADVISER HELPING STUDENTS DEVELOP THEIR OWN TALENTS
August 17, 1996
Student Union Activities adviser Sue Morrell teaches students leadership skills to last them a lifetime.
KU EDITION
August 17, 1996
Residence halls help shape students socially and academically.
KU EDITION
August 17, 1996
KU Info prides itself on having the answer for almost any question.
KU EDITION
August 17, 1996
Student athletes have to be dedicated on and off the field.
KU EDITION
August 17, 1996
After a banner fund-raising year, officials with the Kansas University Endowment Association are enjoying the positive pressure created by consistently breaking their own records.
KU EDITION
August 17, 1996
Ron Kuby has gone from student radical at Kansas University to the defense counsel’s table in some of the nation’s most publicized court cases.
AUTHOR SCHEDULES SECOND BALDWIN VISIT
August 17, 1996
The author of several books on parent-child relations has scheduled his second trip to Baldwin. Jim Fay, whose books include “Parenting with Love and Logic” and “Parenting Teens with Love and Logic,” will speak from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Monday at the Baldwin Junior High School auditorium, 400 Eisenhower. He’ll also speak to school staff from 8:15 a.m. to 11:15 a.m. Tuesday.
ASSOCIATION BUILDING ALUMNI TIES UNIVERSITY
August 17, 1996
Officials at the Kansas University Alumni Association hope to increase programs and services in upcoming years.
PHARMACY SCHOOL RAISES REQUIREMENTS FOR DEGREE
August 17, 1996
For incoming undergraduates in pharmacy, a bachelor’s degree no longer is an option.
MUSEUM USING NEW METHODS TO EXPLAIN PAST
August 17, 1996
Visitors will see a few changes this fall at the Kansas University Natural History Museum.
HISTORIC PRESERVATIONISTS TO PROBE DOWNTOWN PLANS
August 17, 1996
Plans for a one-block downtown development project are taking shape.
KU EDITION
August 17, 1996
Nontraditional students find help for their nontraditional challenges.
KU EDITION
August 17, 1996
Kansas University’s Museum of Anthropology offers visitors unique insights into human development.
SUA HAS DAUNTING TASK OF PLANNING KU EVENTS
August 17, 1996
The idea’s the thing for students working in SUA.
T STOP VINLAND FAIRGOERS
August 17, 1996
The 89th Vinland Fair survived a soggy Friday and is scheduled to conclude today.
KU ED
August 17, 1996
The University Scholarship Center, located in Strong Hall, assists about 25 percent of all KU freshmen.
UNITED WAY FINALIZES PLANS FOR MOVING IN TO VALLEY VIEW
August 17, 1996
Social service agencies are on their way to finding a new home.
STUDENT AFFAIRS OFFICE EYES CAMPUS LIFE
August 17, 1996
The Office of Student Affairs reaches into many aspects of campus life.
SOUND OFF
August 17, 1996
Regarding the $65,000 in economic development funding earmarked to be deleted from the county commission budget, what have taxpayers gotten for that amount in the past six years? Of that amount, $50,000 was to have been the county’s third annual contribution in a five-year plan to provide funding to give the Kansas Innovation Center a permanent home. The city of Lawrence is providing the same amount of money to the business incubator, which is located on Kansas University’s West Campus.
HAWK WEEK SET TO WELCOME STUDENTS
August 17, 1996
Thousands of Kansas University students will be welcomed to Mount Oread this week with a series of events — some silly, some serious. Hawk Week, started 10 years ago to give students an option to Country Club Week parties, runs Sunday to Wednesday.
HASKELL HALL SITE OF AUDITIONS FOR FILM
August 17, 1996
Casting directors Linda Baska and Nancy Yonally will be auditioning Native American men, women and children older than age 6 Sunday at Haskell Indian Nations University for a docudrama that will be shown in Connecticut. The auditions will be from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. in Haskell’s Navarre Hall. The film, to be shot this fall, will depict the history of the Pequot Indians of Connecticut and will be shown at the new Pequot-Mashantucket Museum at the tribe’s Foxwoods Resort. The tribe operates the nations’ biggest gambling casino.
MELVIN GALE GRUBB
August 17, 1996
Services for Melvin Gale Grubb, 55, Ozawkie, will be at 2 p.m. Monday at the Parker-Price Mortuary. Burial will be in Ozawkie. Mr. Grubb died Friday, Aug. 16, 1996, at Stormont-Vail Regional Health Center’s Emergency Room.
SOUND OFF
August 17, 1996
Is there any organization in Lawrence that collects Campbell Soup labels to redeem for educational products? “Many of our schools collected the labels in the past,” said Bonnie Dunham, the district’s communications coordinator. “As soon as schools are back in session, I’ll contact them, find out which ones are collecting again this year and then publicize where donated labels may be sent.”
GRADUATE STUDY DEAN HOPES TO EXPAND SCOPE
August 17, 1996
Changes have touched a veteran Kansas University professor and administrator.
S DYNAMIC CHANGES
August 17, 1996
John Gaunt is pleased he’s leading Kansas University’s School of Architecture and Urban Design during these times of change.
KU EDITION
August 17, 1996
Susan Kemper put her mind to a study that offers insight into a degenerative brain disease. Kemper, a Kansas University professor of psychology and KU Gerontology Center research associate, contributed to a major investigation of Alzheimer’s and aging.
KUED KU SHUFFLE SHIFTS TOP POSTS
August 17, 1996
KU’s chancellor shuffled the administration for the first time in more than 20 years.
HEMENWAY CLEARS ROOKIE YEAR
August 17, 1996
Chancellor Robert Hemenway is advancing a plan to put a new face on Kansas University.
KU CHANGES TO PER-CREDIT HOUR TUITION
August 17, 1996
KU students will pay tuition this fall semester by the credit hour rather than on a lump-sum basis.
JOURNALISM SCHOOL TRAINING STUDENTS IN EMERGING MEDIA
August 17, 1996
The high-tech newsroom and the demand for multimedia skills are shaping KU’s journalism curriculum.
CHILD CARE CENTER AWAITS EXPANSION
August 17, 1996
Finding private funding for an expansion of Hilltop Child Development Center at Kansas University continues to prolong the project.
REPUTATION
August 17, 1996
New construction hits a high note this year for the School of Fine Arts.
KU UPKEEP A NEVER-ENDING JOB
August 17, 1996
KU’s kitchen crew helps others eat, drink and be merry.
BUSINESS SCHOOL INVESTS IN FUTURE
August 17, 1996
Keeping up with the demands of ever-changing technology is a challenge for the Kansas University School of Business.
KU TV STATION SEEKS QUALITY, NOT QUANTITY
August 17, 1996
A new TV station at KU hopes to provide a mix of programming produced on and off the university campus.
FUNDING FOUND FOR KU RIDES
August 17, 1996
Despite financial concerns in recent years, KU on Wheels is “running for fall,” according to its adviser, Danny Kaiser. “This is a student-run enterprise run by the Student Senate. They appoint a student coordinator who organizes both KU on Wheels and Safe Ride,” Kaiser said.
MBAS GET HANDS-ON EXPERIENCE
August 17, 1996
The Kansas University MBA program focuses its new curriculum on teamwork.
S MISSION REMAINS IMPORTANT TO KANSAS BUSINESS
August 17, 1996
The institute provides up-to-date economic data to businesses through Kansas.
DELUGE SPARKS LIGHNING STRIKES
August 17, 1996
A series of thunderstorms that moved through the Lawrence area beginning Friday morning sparked a string of lightning strikes with no major damage. “We had a few things but they didn’t amount to anything,” said Fire Battalion Chief Allen Johnson.
LEGAL SERVICES HELP STUDENTS SORT OUT LAW
August 17, 1996
Untangling Kansas University student’s legal knots is the specialty of the Legal Services for Students office on campus.
STUDENT BODY PRESIDENT CONSIDERS POLITICAL CAREER
August 17, 1996
Grey Montgomery is planning for the future — sort of.
KU EDITION
August 17, 1996
From directions to one-to-one counseling, the Student Assistance Center is here to help Kansas University students.
REC FACILITY OFFERS FUN, FITNESS FOR KU STUDENTS
August 17, 1996
Robinson Center provides a number of ways to stay fit.
KU EDITION
August 17, 1996
It doesn’t take long for KU students to learn that parking near campus can be a challenge.
WICHITA CAMPUS TURNS ITS FOCUS ON PRIMARY CARE
August 17, 1996
The Kansas University Medical Center campus in Wichita will concentrate on educating primary care professionals.
STUDENTS FIND NICHE AT CENTER
August 17, 1996
Getting involved on campus is easy once you know where to start.
KU EDITION
August 17, 1996
Executive committee The Kansas University Endowment Association is governed by a board of about 60 volunteer trustees, which includes the executive committee: Dolph C. Simons Jr., chairman; John C. Dicus, vice chairman; Chester B. Vanatta, vice chairman; Jim Martin, president; Dale Seuferling, secretary; Jeffrey W. Davis, treasurer; Jordan L. Haines, A. Drue Jennings, Olin K. Petefish, John T. Stewart III and Kurt D. Watson.
KU EDITION
August 17, 1996
Coffee is essential for those all-night study sessions, students say.
E-MAIL USE GROWING ON CAMPUS
August 17, 1996
KU students are discovering the hottest, cheapest way to communicate
STUDENTS WHO SEEK HELP USUALLY MAKE THE GRADE
August 17, 1996
Talking to your teacher and taking advantage of tutors can turn a failing student around.
UNIVERSITY LOCKSMITH HOLDS KEY TO ACADEMIA
August 17, 1996
Ervin Huslig has a way with locks. As head locksmith of the Kansas University Facilities Operations lock shop for 10 years, that talent has served him well. Huslig oversees the maintenance of all the locks on academic buildings on campus.
RENOVATION HELPS CAMPANILE RING TRUE AGAIN
August 17, 1996
The merry sounds of bells are once again wafting from the top of Mount Oread.
CENTER DIRECTS UNCERTAIN STUDENTS
August 17, 1996
Those who are unsure of their career choice can find help on campus.
SOCIAL WELFARE ADDS PROGRAMS
August 17, 1996
The social welfare program is looking for ways to help alumni update their education.
KU EDITION
August 17, 1996
Jayhawks can fly Here are the trips planned for the Kansas University Alumni Association’s Flying Jayhawks program for 1997. Dates are subject to change.
FLOYD ELMER HEFFNER
August 17, 1996
Services for Floyd Elmer Heffner, 100, Lawrence, will be at 10:30 a.m. Monday at Worden United Methodist Church. Burial will be in Worden Cemetery. Mr. Heffner died Friday, Aug. 16, 1996, at Sterling Heights nursing home.
COUNTY BUSINESS THE ISSUE
August 17, 1996
Douglas County commissioners will consider a 25-cent increase in the monthly 911 charge that is tacked on to Douglas County telephone bills. For the past six years, Douglas County telephone customers have paid 50 cents a month to help defray costs associated with the countywide 911 emergency telephone service and the county’s new computer-aided dispatch system.
INTRAMURAL GAMES OFFER STUDENTS SPORTING CHANCE
August 17, 1996
Intramurals help students get into the swing of things.
KU EDITION
August 17, 1996
Aaron Brinkman If you are interested in joining the fraternity system, then Jim Sampson plans on seeing you in August for formal rush.
ASHES
August 17, 1996
Hoch Auditorium is coming back with a new name, new interior and technologically advanced features.
LAW ENFORCEMENT REPORT
August 17, 1996
Burglaries and thefts reported * Miscellaneous items valued on police report at $1,225 were taken between 1:30 a.m. and 7 a.m. Aug. 7 from a 1989 Mazda MX-6 in the 2000 block of Carmel Drive.
CURE
August 17, 1996
KU researchers offer relief to a Lawrence High School math teacher now battling Parkinson’s disease.
LAW ENFORCEMENT REPORT
August 17, 1996
Fire calls Lawrence firefighters: