Archive for Wednesday, August 30, 2000

Ku Briefs

August 30, 2000


Three professors to be $5,000 richer

Kansas University on Tuesday named the last three Kemper Teaching Fellowship winners for the 2000-2001 academic year.

A total of 20 professors at KU campuses across the state were visited by "surprise patrols" led by university administrators Thursday, Friday, Monday and Tuesday.

Each faculty member received a $5,000 check along with the W.T. Kemper Fellowship for Teaching Excellence.

Tuesday's recipients were:

Michael Burke, associate professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences and director of medical student education at the KU School of Medicine in Wichita.

Lawrence Pelletier is a professor of internal medicine at the KU School of Medicine in Wichita.

Robert Shelton, associate professor of religious studies and university ombudsman.

KU announces judges for annual arts show>/b>

Two authorities on American Indian art, Barry Coffin and Suzan Shown Harjo, have been chosen to judge the entries in the 12th annual Lawrence Indian Arts Show juried competition at the Kansas University Museum of Anthropology.

Coffin, of Potawatomi and Creek heritage, is a sculptor and painter whose works are in museums and private collections across the country.

Harjo, of the Cheyenne and Arapaho tribes, is an art curator, writer, lecturer and poet. She is president and executive director of the Morning Star Institute, a national, nonprofit American Indian rights organization.

The juried show and sale will be at the KU Museum of Anthropology from Sept. 9 to Oct. 22. The event is one of six scheduled for the 2000 Lawrence Indian Arts Show.


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