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June 19, 2000

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Medical school marks 25 years in Wichita

The Kansas University School of Medicine-Wichita will have a block party from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at its campus to celebrate 25 years of service.

The party will include mobile medical units from the KU Medical Center, the Kansas Lions, informational booths on health issues and services, hands-on activities for children, and diagnostic services including free blood pressure, vision and hearing tests.

Community partners include the Department of Veteran Affairs, Sedgwick County Regional Forensics Science Center, HealthWave and the Juvenile Diabetes Foundation.

KU law school honors U.S. appellate judge

The Kansas University Law School has honored Judge Mary Beck Briscoe with its 2000 Distinguished Alumna Award of the KU Law Society.

Briscoe is a judge on the U.S. 10th Circuit Court of Appeals. She earned a bachelor's degree in German and political science in 1969, graduated from the KU law school in 1973, and was appointed to the 10th Circuit Court by President Bill Clinton in 1995.

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