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2001 Big 12
August 10, 2002
Rec opportunities
August 10, 2002
Rec renovations continue
August 10, 2002
By Andy Samuelson For Kansas University students hoping to use recreational services this year, things will look much like driving on Kansas Highway 10 lots of construction work and some uncertainty.
Kansas Schedule
August 10, 2002
Veteran Hill used to being butt of jokes
August 10, 2002
By Andrew Hartsock One thing the NCAA doesn’t warn student-athletes petitioning for a rare sixth year of eligibility about is the endless string of age-related jokes to which the successful ones are subjected.
2002 Football Signees
August 10, 2002
Preseason NIT
August 10, 2002
Bears hope to improve on last year’s 6-5 season - Southwest Missouri State: at Kansas, Sept. 14
After opening season with 2-5 mark including a 24-10 setback at Kansas SMS won its last four to snap string of 5-6 records
August 10, 2002
Four straight years of 5-6 football seasons ended at Southwest Missouri State last fall. Now the Bears hope to improve on their 6-5 over-the-hump 2001 season. “Every year is different and each team develops its own personality,” SMS coach Randy Ball said, “but there are some things we’ve been looking for that we started to see last fall and we’ve continued to see in the off season.”
Union undergoes changes
August 10, 2002
By Tim Carpenter A bit of Old World charm is adding spice to a new era at the Kansas Union. At 3 p.m. Thursdays, a steaming container of tea and a tray of treats are set out in the union’s fourth-floor lobby for consumption by students, faculty or staff seeking casual conversation.
Calendar
August 10, 2002
Religion briefs
August 10, 2002
Russian Orthodox far from ordinary Council reports end of financial woes
offseason work in weight room
August 10, 2002
By David Mitchell When Kansas University’s football team started its winter conditioning program, none of the Jayhawks could bench press 400 pounds. As full-squad, two-a-day practices begin today, that zero has turned into a seven. Fifty Jayhawks are bench pressing 300 pounds or more, up from 30 at the end of last season.
Veteran Hill used to being butt of jokes
August 10, 2002
By Andrew Hartsock One thing the NCAA doesn’t warn student-athletes petitioning for a rare sixth year of eligibility about is the endless string of age-related jokes to which the successful ones are subjected.
Outlook optimistic for ‘KU First’
August 10, 2002
By Dave Ranney Through no fault of its own, Kansas University Endowment Association’s fund-raising campaign, “KU First: Investing in Excellence,” has turned into one long, surprise-filled roller-coaster ride.
Faculty salaries trail staffs from peer schools
August 10, 2002
By Terry Rombeck The numbers don’t lie. All 20 faculty members who left Kansas University’s College of Liberal Arts and Sciences during the past year went to jobs with higher salaries.
Race not something to overlook
August 10, 2002
By Leonard Pitts Jr. Miami Herald Recently, some nice people asked me, in effect, to reconcile what I said in a column a few weeks ago with what Martin Luther King Jr. said 39 years ago on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial. This is for them.
Saudi regime poses threat
August 10, 2002
By Cal Thomas Tribune Media Services Truth appears in Washington with the frequency of Halley’s comet, but when it does, it shines like the tail of that infrequent celestial visitor.
Lawrence hotel hopes to boost business with $1 million project
August 10, 2002
By Chad Lawhorn The Lawrence Holidome is getting a $1 million makeover. Bruce Pham, the Holidome’s general manager, said work began last month on a project that would renovate all 106 rooms of the hotel by mid-September.
Campanile stirs memories
August 10, 2002
By Dave Ranney and Terry Rombeck Allen Fieldhouse tries hard, so do Danforth Chapel, the flags atop Fraser Hall and the Jayhawk statue  the one that looks like a prehistoric cross between a bat and toucan  in front of Strong Hall.
Study-abroad interest helps create new minor
August 10, 2002
By Michelle Burhenn The making of the new Jewish studies minor at Kansas University dates back further than S. Daniel Breslauer. “The need for a Jewish studies minor was already discussed when I joined the faculty of the religious studies department back in 1978,” said Breslauer, professor of religious studies who will supervise the new minor at KU.
Alt theaters thrive
August 10, 2002
By Jan Biles The Seem-To-Be Players is gearing up for its 30th anniversary season. In addition to the usual children’s theater fare, the company will be bringing back some of its alums for a show in the spring.
t guarantee space to park on campus
August 10, 2002
By Tim Carpenter Folks in charge of regulating parking at Kansas University have a love-hate relationship with rule violators. As a financially self-sufficient operation, KU Parking Services’ budget is built on the premise that thousands of tickets will be issued annually to people breaking parking regulations.
Community theater offers range of roles
August 10, 2002
By Jan Biles Lawrence Community Theatre is always looking for young actors to try out for their productions. And this season is no different. The plays and musicals on the lineup provide a range of roles and styles and plenty of opportunities for Kansas University students to get involved.
UNLV struggled to 4-7 record last year despite great expectations
August 10, 2002
What a difference a year makes. A season ago, the Nevada-Las Vegas football team was gearing up for the most anticipated campaign in its 33-year history.
New coach hopes to lift perennial Big 12 cellar-dweller
August 10, 2002
By Gary Bedore Kansas’ new women’s golf coach can take solace in the fact there’s no place to go but up. Coach Megan Menzel, who was hired on July 5 to replace Nicole Hollingsworth, inherits a team that placed dead last in the Big 12 Conference.
Roy’s boys should be loaded again
Hinrich, Collison will be headliners
August 10, 2002
By Gary Bedore Don’t feel sad, Kansas University men’s basketball fans. Two of the Three Amigos are returning for the 2002-03 season.
Cutting-edge science careers lure students
August 10, 2002
By Tim Carpenter James Orr need only stand in his lecture class at 2023 Haworth Hall to verify growing fascination among students in biological sciences. Ten years ago, there were 200 students in his Fundamentals of Biology course at Kansas University. Head count now is closer to 400, and rising.
Learned Hall undergoes makeover
Former Alabama administrator takes over as department’s dean
August 10, 2002
By Chad Lawhorn Faculty and students at the Kansas University School of Engineering don’t have to look very hard to see the school’s two biggest signs of change these days. They see one every day when they enter the school’s front door, and they likely see the other roaming the halls.
Students build rapport
August 10, 2002
By Dave Ranney It’s not supposed to happen, but it does: You’re sure you deserve a A; your instructor gives you B. Now what? “This first thing is to talk to your instructor,” said Molly Mulloy, administrative officer at Kansas University’s governance office in Strong Hall, Room 33.
Comfortable is in on campus
August 10, 2002
By Kristin Callaway Comfortable is always in style on the Kansas University campus. Platform flip flops, baggy shorts, Puma tennies, blue jeans and even pajama pants are standard attire at KU.
Campanile concerts set
August 10, 2002
Throughout the school year, the World War II Memorial Campanile plans a series of weekly concerts, featuring KU carillonneur Elizabeth Berghout. There are no recitals during vacation periods.
Spencer pushes to expand
August 10, 2002
By Jan Biles The Helen Foresman Spencer Museum of Art is pinched for space. As collections have increased, storage areas and galleries have filled to capacity. It’s a concern that director Andrea Norris and her staff must deal with as the museum celebrates its 25th anniversary year.
People
August 10, 2002
Long-distance engagement Hoping for a breakthrough Hit with a warrant Tribute to Elvis
FBI profilers sent to Guantanamo Bay
August 10, 2002
U.S. intelligence officials say that sending FBI profilers to interview suspected al-Qaida captured by American soldiers could help them better understand and stop the group’s new generation of young terrorists.
Government appeals decision on naming Sept. 11 detainees
August 10, 2002
The Bush administration is appealing a judge’s order that the Justice Department must reveal the names of all those held in the investigation of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks. Federal attorneys are also asking for a temporary stay of the order, which would allow the government to keep the names secret until after the appeal.
Burial puts old case of colonial racism to rest
August 10, 2002
With a solemn burial ceremony Friday, South Africa sought to restore dignity to an indigenous woman who had been displayed like a circus freak in Europe two centuries ago. Saartjie Baartman, also known as Sarah, died a penniless prostitute, and her skeleton and bottled organs were stored in a museum in France until the South African government negotiated their return earlier this year.
Kansas City rallies past Tampa Bay - Royals 5, Devil rays 4, 12 innings
August 10, 2002
Michael Tucker drove in Joe Randa with a 12th inning double, leading the Kansas City Royals over the Tampa Bay Devil Rays 5-4 Friday night. Raul Ibanez walked against Travis Phelps (0-2) leading off the 12th and Randa hit into a fielder’s choice. Tucker followed with a one-hopper to the fence in left-center field.
JCCC honors
August 10, 2002
Briefly
August 10, 2002
Puerto Rico: Eighth body recovered near plane-crash site India: Formula presented for prime number Zimbabwe: White farmers face uncertain future Netherlands: Evidence disclosed in political killing
Transportation options beneficial to students
August 10, 2002
By Joel Mathis When Gail Sherron arrived on Kansas University campus as a graduate student in 1994, she was a bit intimidated. “When I first came here as a student, I thought, ‘This place is huge,’” said Sherron, now KU’s associate director of admissions and scholarships.
Film school continues to upgrade reputation
August 10, 2002
By Jon Niccum NYU, UCLA, USC … KU? Although Kansas University’s film school hasn’t quite developed the reputation of these other cornerstones of cinematic production, the department is well on its way.
Writer wants Hollywood to cut cigarettes from films
August 10, 2002
“Basic Instinct” screenwriter Joe Eszterhas has throat cancer after a lifetime of smoking, and is urging Hollywood to stop glamorizing cigarette use the way he says he did. Eszterhas writes in an op-ed piece in Friday’s New York Times that he was diagnosed with the disease 18 months ago.
KU Football Media Day: Jayhawks pumped up
Mangino lauds players’ offseason work in weight room
August 10, 2002
By David Mitchell When Kansas University’s football team started its winter conditioning program, none of the Jayhawks could bench press 400 pounds. As full-squad, two-a-day practices begin today, that zero has turned into a seven. Fifty Jayhawks are bench pressing 300 pounds or more, up from 30 at the end of last season.
Welcome to America
Outreach ministry offers faith, friendship to foreign students
August 10, 2002
By Jim Baker Ann Kihm knows what it’s like to be a foreigner in a strange land. “When I was young, my family emigrated twice. I was born in South Africa, and when I was 5, we moved to Rhodesia (now Zimbabwe). They put me in a class, and I did not speak a word of English. I spoke Dutch and Afrikaans,” said Kihm.
Six students awarded Fulbrights
August 10, 2002
By Mark Fagan A half-dozen Kansas University students and graduates are ready to do their part this year to bring together a world shaken by terrorism, threatened by war and shackled by extremism.
Who’s in charge of your school?
August 10, 2002
Other administrators
August 10, 2002
August 10, 2002
By Dave Ranney Some students prefer to live in their own apartment. Others like the residence halls. But almost one-fourth of the students at Kansas University belong to a fraternity or a sorority. “Fraternities and sororities are thriving,” said Angie Carr, KU’s coordinator of greek programs in the Office of Student Organizations and Leaderships.
Administrators heighten recruiting efforts to increase enrollment
August 10, 2002
By Terry Rombeck Last year’s student body president at Kansas University was black. This year’s is Asian-American. But don’t let the figureheads fool you  KU’s students are predominantly white.
Improving network infrastructure remains priority for KU chancellor
August 10, 2002
By Mindie Paget The technological landscape at Kansas University has changed dramatically since 1995. That’s when Chancellor Robert Hemenway took the captain’s seat at KU and declared upgrading campus technology one of his missions.
Entity provides professor forum
August 10, 2002
By Tim Carpenter Tom Mulinazzi ended his 11-year run as associate dean of the School of Engineering just in time to prepare for a leadership role on Faculty Senate at Kansas University.
Area Briefs
August 10, 2002
AG candidate to visit Johnson County Fair Kansas driver killed on I-70 in Missouri
Today’s question
August 10, 2002
Noted choreographer to be in residence
August 10, 2002
By Jan Biles One of the country’s leading dance instructors will spend time this fall working with Kansas University dance students. Sarah Stackhouse, who danced with the Jose Limon Company from 1958 to 1969 as principal dancer and partner to Limon, will be in residence in early September on the KU campus.
KU theater turns to comedy
August 10, 2002
By Jan Biles The theme for the 2002-2003 University Theatre season could be “Make ‘Em Laugh.” The play selection committee has picked a season of comedies. “Next year, we will do three comedies and a comic opera,” said Delores Ringer, director of University Theatre and associate professor of theater at Kansas University.
Hilltop offers secure setting
August 10, 2002
By Mark Fagan Kansas University students aren’t the only ones learning atop Mount Oread. Children of KU students take on a full educational load at two child-care centers on campus, part of a culture of learning that doesn’t begin with mailing in a transcript and enrolling in English 101.
ailments
August 10, 2002
By Dave Ranney Unless you’re Superman or Wonder Woman, there’s a good chance you’ll come down with something  a flu bug or a bad cold, perhaps  during the time you’re a student at Kansas University.
Professor revamps class to motivate students
August 10, 2002
By Joel Mathis Joey Sprague has always tried to teach her students different ways of seeing the world. Last year, she tried something new: Teaching them to change the world. Sprague, an associate professor of sociology at Kansas University, had been confronted by a student who finished her “Introduction to Feminist Theory” class feeling frustrated.
Faculty also capitalizes on Research Initiative for Scientific Enhancement
August 10, 2002
By Dave Ranney A year ago, Marigold Linton thought she could double the number of American Indian students at Kansas University  go from about 150 to 300  within five years. It looks like she’ll make it.
Bunge must replace eight departed seniors
August 10, 2002
By Chuck Woodling Tracy Bunge has Greta Van Susteren whipped. Bunge is Kansas University’s softball coach, and she has a heckuva lot more new faces than the TV lawyer. In fact, with eight seniors gone from the 2002 team, Bunge will have as many new faces on her roster as old ones.
First Shot’ really third for series
August 10, 2002
Just when did Mariel Hemingway become Chuck Norris? The actress, who as a teen was nominated for an Oscar for 1979’s “Manhattan” has grown up to become an action star.
Life Sciences Initiative campaign helps KUMC meet demands
Hoglund Brain Imaging Center, a 11,500-square foot facility, to be completed in fall
August 10, 2002
By Dave Ranney If you’re headed for the Kansas University Medical Center, you better bring a hard-hat. There’s a lot of construction going on, and there’s more on the way.
Curator envisions dinosaur exhibit
Discovery during summer expeditions to Wyoming inspires students
August 10, 2002
By Terry Rombeck Larry Martin has dreams as big as a brontosaurus. Martin, senior curator at the Kansas University Natural History Museum, envisions a dinosaur museum at KU that would rival most in the country.
American League Roundup: Rogers nearly flawless
Rangers hurler misses second career perfect game
August 10, 2002
It was just another prospective garden-variety perfect game for Kenny Rogers, who had been there, done that in 1994. But it didn’t quite happen this time, thanks to Jim Thome and Milton Bradley, who trashed perfection then stepped all over the no-hitter, but couldn’t keep the Indians from losing to the Rangers, 3-2, Friday night at Jacobs Field.
National League Roundup: Boone hits two home runs in first
Reds third baseman hits another homer in fourth inning of 12-10 victory
August 10, 2002
After three at-bats, Aaron Boone had three homers and way too many thoughts of history flooding his mind. Boone hit three homers off Brett Tomko, including two during Cincinnati’s nine-run first inning, then came up short in his uneasy quest for four Friday night as the Reds held on for a 12-10 victory over the San Diego Padres.
U.S. seeks new authority on seas
August 10, 2002
Moving to widen its hunt for terrorists and cut off their weapons routes at sea, the Bush administration is negotiating agreements with dozens of nations for new powers to police the world’s waters, defense officials said.
Tobacco tax supporters fail ballot criteria
August 10, 2002
A proposal to more than quadruple Missouri’s cigarette tax has been snuffed out after supporters had already spent more than $1 million in their efforts to get it on the November ballot.
Kansas West Nile case sparks run on vaccine
August 10, 2002
By Mike Belt Veterinarians were in high demand Friday as horse owners scrambled to get their animals vaccinated against the West Nile Virus. The day after Kansas health officials confirmed the state’s first case of the mosquito-borne virus, area vets’ phones were ringing off the hook.
Bonds joins legends with 600th home run
August 10, 2002
Barry Bonds hit his 600th homer Friday night, capping an amazing two-year power surge by becoming the fourth major leaguer to reach the lofty mark and the first in 31 years.
Around and about
August 10, 2002
Horoscopes
August 10, 2002
EAT returns
Shows find new venue
August 10, 2002
By Jan Biles A few months ago, the fate of English Alternative Theatre hung in the balance. Founder Paul Lim, an English professor at Kansas University, wasn’t sure he wanted to tackle another year.
Communication key to Superintendents’ Circle
August 10, 2002
By Tim Carpenter Lawrence Supt. Randy Weseman says interpreting standardized test results can be a befuddling experience for school teachers. And, he adds, it makes sense for the district to get help unlocking treasures in test data from professionals at the School of Education at Kansas University.
Rec renovations continue
August 10, 2002
By Andy Samuelson For Kansas University students hoping to use recreational services this year, things will look much like driving on Kansas Highway 10 lots of construction work and some uncertainty.
Briefly
August 10, 2002
Florida: Welding repairs begin on shuttle Atlantis Massachusetts: Kasparov, computer to play rematch Detroit: DaimlerChrysler recalls 460,000 PT Cruisers Los Angeles: Separated twins show signs of progress
Classrooms upgrade computers
August 10, 2002
By Mike Belt Shortly after graduating in 1999 with a bachelor’s degree in architecture from Kansas University, Dave Parks was in Boston working for an architectural firm. “I was working next to graduates from the big Ivy League schools,” Parks said.
Curriculum still evolving
August 10, 2002
By Andy Samuelson When Jimmy Gentry became dean of Kansas University’s William Allen White School of Journalism and Mass Communications in 1997, he helped formally adopt a mission and values statement, which prominently featured the word “diversity.”
Stellar speakers: Lecture series books names in the news
August 10, 2002
By Jim Baker The Hall Center for the Humanities Lecture Series shouldn’t be thought of as an annual event just for Kansas University students and faculty. It’s for all of Lawrence.
KJHK radio faces new dilemmas
August 10, 2002
By Jon Niccum KJHK has dodged a bullet  for now. Kansas University’s student radio station was nearly a victim of recent budget cutbacks. Once perceived as untouchable, the popular station now is embroiled in an ongoing battle to determine what its role is within the student community and which department is going to financially support it.
House of Blues lays foundation for music scene
August 10, 2002
By Jon Niccum Liberty Hall is quiet, considering how much activity is happening on the stage. Four stagehands and a production assistant from Lawrence’s House of Blues help load in gear as their supervisor makes the rounds, coordinating a half dozen other matters via cell phone.
Lifestyles change away from home
August 10, 2002
By Scott Rothschild For many students, being at Kansas University is like an all-nighter in front of an open refrigerator. Bad sleeping and eating habits take root, and that’s where KU’s Watkins Memorial Health Center comes in.
Workers keep plugging along
August 10, 2002
By Mindie Paget The lights are off. The doors are locked tight. In this otherwise abandoned building, Josh Wheeler flips a switch on a massive control panel, sending a snapping sound down the empty hallway.
Konzem, Kempf promoted
August 10, 2002
Kansas University’s athletic department underwent a handful of staff changes during the summer. Richard Konzem was promoted to senior associate athletic director and Gary Kempf to assistant athletic director.
despite back-to-back basement finishes
August 10, 2002
By Levi Chronister There’s a new man in charge of Kansas University’s baseball team, and he has nowhere to go but up. Ritch Price of Cal Poly-San Luis Obispo was hired on July 1 to replace Bobby Randall who resigned in May after back-to-back basement finishes in the Big 12 Conference.
Hemenway sets high standard
August 10, 2002
By Tim Carpenter Sports fans accept a top-25 ranking as proof of success in college athletics. If university sports luminaries can master that numbers game, spoils of national prominence are immense. Highly ranked basketball and football teams are magnets for attention and prestige.
On-campus jobs dwindling
August 10, 2002
By Joel Mathis Budget cuts at Kansas University might make it harder this fall for students to find jobs on campus. “I can’t speak for campuswide,” said Ann Hartley, associate director of KU’s Student Employment Center, “but I know that in our office our cuts hit student-hourly jobs.”
Different folks
Acoustic music is widespread
August 10, 2002
By Jon Niccum Swarms of green-haired, pierced teen-agers wearing black concert T-shirts are often glimpsed throughout downtown Lawrence, usually signifying to locals that an indie rock or punk act will be performing that night at a nearby venue.
Stellar speakers: Lecture series books names in the news
August 10, 2002
By Jim Baker The Hall Center for the Humanities Lecture Series shouldn’t be thought of as an annual event just for Kansas University students and faculty. It’s for all of Lawrence.
Program provides ‘real thing’
August 10, 2002
By Tim Carpenter Dale Abrahamson can appreciate how a corpse can save lives. Abrahamson, chair of anatomy and cell biology at the Kansas University Medical Center, said everyone from the most experienced surgeon to the first-year medical student learns essential skills by working with bodies donated to science.
Study-abroad interest helps create new minor
August 10, 2002
By Michelle Burhenn The making of the new Jewish studies minor at Kansas University dates back further than S. Daniel Breslauer. “The need for a Jewish studies minor was already discussed when I joined the faculty of the religious studies department back in 1978,” said Breslauer, professor of religious studies who will supervise the new minor at KU.
Entity provides professor forum
August 10, 2002
By Tim Carpenter Tom Mulinazzi ended his 11-year run as associate dean of the School of Engineering just in time to prepare for a leadership role on Faculty Senate at Kansas University.
Boston Archdiocese considering bankruptcy
August 10, 2002
The Boston Archdiocese is considering bankruptcy as it faces potentially crippling financial settlements with victims of priest sex abuse an option experts say could produce more bad publicity than it’s worth.
Shirley Lucas Griffith
August 10, 2002
Stewart needs much tougher love
August 10, 2002
Tony Stewart wants help with his anger management problems, and perhaps the counselors he finds will help him figure out what’s wrong. But the root of some of Stewart’s trouble is apparent.
Preparation makes for smooth move
August 10, 2002
We’re moving to another state in a few months. I know it’s going to be tough for our two children who have so many friends at school. How can I get them ready for life in a new city?
Montana minister paraphrases Bible in everyday language
August 10, 2002
In the Rev. Eugene H. Peterson’s retelling of the Bible, when Jesus raises a young girl from the dead, he first has to work his way through neighbors bringing casseroles to the grieving family’s home.
Area Briefs
August 10, 2002
Help needed for 10K run Baker University appoints new trustees to board Foundation gives away trees Annual Kansas State picnic greets prospective students
Aides give advice
August 10, 2002
By Terry Rombeck They meet with incoming freshmen all summer, answering questions about enrolling at Kansas University. Some newcomers are excited. Some are nervous. All are curious.
KU 2001 Recap
August 10, 2002
Southwest Missouri State, W 24-10 (1-0) UCLA, L 17-41 (1-1)
Study workshops
August 10, 2002
Each year, the Student Development Center offers several mini-courses designed to help students improve their study habits.
Capitol statue coming in October
August 10, 2002
By Scott Rothschild The controversial statue for the Capitol dome will be set in place during the first week of October, officials said Friday. Workers are preparing the dome to hold the 21-foot statue of a Kansa Indian shooting an arrow into the sky.
Experts offer tips to survive
August 10, 2002
By Kristin Callaway First-time college students are faced with an abundance of new experiences when they arrive at Kansas University. They have to decide where to hang out, who to hang out with and what, where and when to study.
Kansas ranked last in Big 12 last season in scoring defense, total defense and turnover margin
August 10, 2002
By David Mitchell Mark Mangino won’t guess how many games his football team can win this season or prognosticate how long it will take to turn the program around. But Kansas University’s first-year coach does have one prediction.
Overland Park facility expands
August 10, 2002
By Michelle Burhenn The average student who attends classes at the Edwards Campus is 32 years old. More than 50 percent are married and 90 percent work full time. The student body at the Edwards Campus, near 126th Street and Quivira Road in Overland Park, represents a trend in higher education, said Bob Clark, vice chancellor at the campus.
Communication key to roommate relations
August 10, 2002
By Levi Chronister Living with a roommate can be an adjustment for first-year Kansas University college students. After years of having their own room at home, students might find it difficult to share a small living space with another person.
Various payment plans available
August 10, 2002
By Chad Lawhorn The good news is there is financial help available for almost every student who attends Kansas University, said Stephanie Covington, associate director of the university’s office of student financial aid.
t surprise anyone this year
August 10, 2002
By Andy Samuelson OK, so Kansas University’s soccer team wasn’t quite like the hustler at the local pool hall, setting up potential victims before emptying their pockets. But to say the Jayhawks sneaked up on teams last year would be an understatement.
Veteran coach confident Jayhawks can bounce back from miserable 5-25 season, which included 0-16 record in Big 12
August 10, 2002
By Andy Samuelson Marian Washington leaned back slowly in her chair, took a deep breath and smiled. Washington will enter her 30th year as Kansas University’s women’s basketball coach coming off what was easily the worst season she has ever had.
Endowment Association names new president
August 10, 2002
Jim Martin, president of the Kansas University Endowment Association for the past 11 years, will be retiring from the association later this year and will be succeeded, effective July, by Dale Seuferling, current executive vice president of the association.
Will Body Program is a great help at KUMC
August 10, 2002
Dale Abrahamson can appreciate how a corpse can save lives. Abrahamson, chair of anatomy and cell biology at the Kansas University Medical Center, said everyone from the most experienced surgeon to the first-year medical student learns essential skills by working with bodies donated to science.
s roster
August 10, 2002
Two new scholarship players will join Kansas University’s men’s basketball team this upcoming season. They are: Jeff Graves, 6-foot-9, 260 pounds from Iowa Western Community College; and Moulaye Niang, 6-9, 200 from El Cajon, Calif.
Professor leading way for Rosetta
Systems language to make microprocessor design more efficient
August 10, 2002
By Mark Fagan His computer language may be taken from a 2,198-year-old slab of black basalt, but Perry Alexander’s technical work is anything but ancient.
KJHK radio faces new dilemmas
August 10, 2002
By Jon Niccum KJHK has dodged a bullet for now. Kansas University’s student radio station was nearly a victim of recent budget cutbacks. Once perceived as untouchable, the popular station now is embroiled in an ongoing battle to determine what its role is within the student community and which department is going to financially support it.
Film school continues to upgrade reputation
August 10, 2002
By Jon Niccum NYU, UCLA, USC … KU? Although Kansas University’s film school hasn’t quite developed the reputation of these other cornerstones of cinematic production, the department is well on its way.
Niang, Graves join Kansas men’s roster
August 10, 2002
Two new scholarship players will join Kansas University’s men’s basketball team this upcoming season. They are: Jeff Graves, 6-foot-9, 260 pounds from Iowa Western Community College; and Moulaye Niang, 6-9, 200 from El Cajon, Calif.
2002 Football Signees
August 10, 2002
Can Falcons repeat 8-win season? - Bowling Green: at Kansas, Sept. 21
It should be easier for this group because they have seen the rewards’
August 10, 2002
Now that everyone is expecting an encore, Bowling Green coach Urban Meyer is trying to inject a little reality into a football balloon that soared into the stratosphere last season. After six straight losing seasons, the Falcons catapulted to an 8-3 record in Meyer’s first year as head coach.
Alt theaters thrive
August 10, 2002
By Jan Biles The Seem-To-Be Players is gearing up for its 30th anniversary season. In addition to the usual children’s theater fare, the company will be bringing back some of its alums for a show in the spring.
Advising center helps newcomers
August 10, 2002
By Mark Fagan Checklist for arriving on campus: Buy Jayhawk T-shirt. Meet roommate. Set up appointment with an academic adviser. And not necessarily in that order.
Students brace for price increase
August 10, 2002
By Terry Rombeck A Kansas University education is going to cost more beginning this fall. Tuition rates increased 25.2 percent this year from $77.75 to $97.35 per credit hour for an undergraduate student from Kansas. The Board of Regents approved the increase in June.
Cheerleaders, mascots pump up Jayhawk fans
Pep band fixture at KU basketball contests
August 10, 2002
By Mindie Paget Eva Davis still gets chills on a regular basis at Kansas University men’s basketball games. But fans don’t ever see the goose bumps on her arms or the look of awe on her face. Instead, they see a 5-foot-tall, crimson and blue bird strutting across the court, playing with children and riling the capacity crowds.
Organizations provide various outlets for students
August 10, 2002
By Mindie Paget Kansas University senior Judy Yu has always been a stargazer. “When I was a little kid, I lived in a rural area with my grandparents,” said Yu, who is originally from Taiwan. “The only thing we could do at night was to sit out there and stare at the sky.”
Smart choices’ vital for newcomers
Lifestyles change away from home
August 10, 2002
By Scott Rothschild For many students, being at Kansas University is like an all-nighter in front of an open refrigerator. Bad sleeping and eating habits take root, and that’s where KU’s Watkins Memorial Health Center comes in.
Communication key to roommate relations
August 10, 2002
By Levi Chronister Living with a roommate can be an adjustment for first-year Kansas University college students. After years of having their own room at home, students might find it difficult to share a small living space with another person.
Information booth workers secure campus
August 10, 2002
By Michelle Burhenn Don’t mess with Debbie. On a hot July day, more than 12 cars whizzed by her information booth near the Chi Omega fountain and broke a cardinal rule at Kansas University no driving through campus without a special pass.
Professor revamps class to motivate students
August 10, 2002
By Joel Mathis Joey Sprague has always tried to teach her students different ways of seeing the world. Last year, she tried something new: Teaching them to change the world. Sprague, an associate professor of sociology at Kansas University, had been confronted by a student who finished her “Introduction to Feminist Theory” class feeling frustrated.
Your guide to stories behind landmarks
University offers plenty of history
August 10, 2002
Following is a guide outlining histories of several notable terms and buildings at Kansas University. Hang on to this. You never know when you’ll need to know the nickname for the chancellor’s residence.
Fraternities, sororities ‘thriving’
August 10, 2002
By Dave Ranney Some students prefer to live in their own apartment. Others like the residence halls. But almost one-fourth of the students at Kansas University belong to a fraternity or a sorority. “Fraternities and sororities are thriving,” said Angie Carr, KU’s coordinator of greek programs in the Office of Student Organizations and Leaderships.
Permits don’t guarantee space to park on campus
August 10, 2002
By Tim Carpenter Folks in charge of regulating parking at Kansas University have a love-hate relationship with rule violators. As a financially self-sufficient operation, KU Parking Services’ budget is built on the premise that thousands of tickets will be issued annually to people breaking parking regulations.
Community theater offers range of roles
August 10, 2002
By Jan Biles Lawrence Community Theatre is always looking for young actors to try out for their productions. And this season is no different. The plays and musicals on the lineup provide a range of roles and styles and plenty of opportunities for Kansas University students to get involved.
Murguia survives challenging year
August 10, 2002
By Terry Rombeck It wasn’t what Janet Murguia had hoped. A year ago she was hired to improve KU’s image. Instead, she spent much of her time helping the university keep its head above water during a rough budget year.
Fans go to extremes to secure KU tickets
August 10, 2002
By Tim Carpenter Jerry Fenske goes camping each year at Allen Fieldhouse. Fenske and 15 fellow students at Kansas University don’t take up permanent residence at the old gymnasium. Their interest isn’t fishing, hunting or hiking. It’s big-time college basketball.
Watkins has cure for students’ ailments
August 10, 2002
By Dave Ranney Unless you’re Superman or Wonder Woman, there’s a good chance you’ll come down with something a flu bug or a bad cold, perhaps during the time you’re a student at Kansas University.
House of Blues lays foundation for music scene
August 10, 2002
By Jon Niccum Liberty Hall is quiet, considering how much activity is happening on the stage. Four stagehands and a production assistant from Lawrence’s House of Blues help load in gear as their supervisor makes the rounds, coordinating a half dozen other matters via cell phone.
Lied lineup taps into Russian culture
August 10, 2002
By Jan Biles The Lied Season is bringing a bit of Russia to its stage this season. The lineup includes performances by the Moscow Boys Choir, St. Petersburg String Quartet, Russian State Opera and pianist Olga Kern. In addition, cellist David Finckel and pianist Wu Han will present a concert of works by Russian composers.
KU theater turns to comedy
August 10, 2002
By Jan Biles The theme for the 2002-2003 University Theatre season could be “Make ‘Em Laugh.” The play selection committee has picked a season of comedies. “Next year, we will do three comedies and a comic opera,” said Delores Ringer, director of University Theatre and associate professor of theater at Kansas University.
Baseball: Price hopes to awaken ‘giant’
New coach says KU can be ‘special’ despite back-to-back basement finishes
August 10, 2002
By Levi Chronister There’s a new man in charge of Kansas University’s baseball team, and he has nowhere to go but up. Ritch Price of Cal Poly-San Luis Obispo was hired on July 1 to replace Bobby Randall who resigned in May after back-to-back basement finishes in the Big 12 Conference.
Softball: New faces plentiful
Bunge must replace eight departed seniors
August 10, 2002
By Chuck Woodling Tracy Bunge has Greta Van Susteren whipped. Bunge is Kansas University’s softball coach, and she has a heckuva lot more new faces than the TV lawyer. In fact, with eight seniors gone from the 2002 team, Bunge will have as many new faces on her roster as old ones.
Swimming: Coach leaves void
Jayhawks cope with Burgess’ departure
August 10, 2002
By Levi Chronister Kansas’ swim team will have a big hole to fill this season after coach Cathy Burgess stepped down in June to take a teaching job in her hometown of Hickory, N.C. Burgess, who spent three years as an assistant coach before taking over the top job prior to the 2000-01 season, led the Jayhawks to a 3-5 record her first year and improved to 7-4 last year.
Men’s Golf: Randall optimistic
Jayhawks endured ‘frustrating’ season
August 10, 2002
By Andy Samuelson How close was the Kansas men’s golf team to attaining its goal of making it to the NCAA tournament last year” One stroke. Yep, a little putt that didn’t fall, an errant chip or maybe a drive that lost in the woods.
Durable bridge decks focus of study
August 10, 2002
By Scott Rothschild Next time you see a crew working on a bridge, think of Kansas University. A team of researchers at KU’s civil, environmental and architectural engineering departments is working on a long-term project to determine how to make concrete bridge decks more durable.
Hemenway sets high standard
August 10, 2002
By Tim Carpenter Sports fans accept a top-25 ranking as proof of success in college athletics. If university sports luminaries can master that numbers game, spoils of national prominence are immense. Highly ranked basketball and football teams are magnets for attention and prestige.
Curriculum still evolving
August 10, 2002
By Andy Samuelson When Jimmy Gentry became dean of Kansas University’s William Allen White School of Journalism and Mass Communications in 1997, he helped formally adopt a mission and values statement, which prominently featured the word “diversity.”
School becoming known for international services
CIBER program vital for global marketplace, corporate strategy
August 10, 2002
By Mike Belt The influence of Kansas University’s School of Business has long extended to the Kansas City business community and beyond. Now KU is embracing international business like never before.
Former students from faraway fond of KU
Whether you’re from Indonesia or Paraguay, university town can become home
August 10, 2002
By Mike Belt Kansas University’s international reputation often lures students from afar to study on Mount Oread. And sometimes, their love of KU and Lawrence causes them to stay, even after they’ve walked down the hill.
Actor reveals brain disorder
August 10, 2002
Charlton Heston revealed Friday that doctors have told him he has symptoms consistent with Alzheimer’s disease. “I’m neither giving up nor giving in,” the 78-year-old actor said in a taped statement played at a news conference at the Beverly Hills Hotel. Heston recorded the message Wednesday.
Pakistan hunts extremists attacking Western interests
August 10, 2002
Assailants hurled grenades at worshippers leaving church Friday, killing three Pakistani women and reinforcing fears that Islamic militants are targeting Christians and Westerners in Pakistan in retaliation for the government’s support for the U.S.-led war on terrorism.
Capitol statue coming in October
August 10, 2002
By Scott Rothschild The controversial statue for the Capitol dome will be set in place during the first week of October, officials said Friday. Workers are preparing the dome to hold the 21-foot statue of a Kansa Indian shooting an arrow into the sky.
Vets at Kansas State monitor Nebraska horse
August 10, 2002
Veterinarians continued on Friday to monitor the condition of a horse from Nebraska infected with the West Nile virus, a day after the first case of the disease was reported in a Kansas animal.
Toll in Louisiana rises to seven
August 10, 2002
The death toll from the worst outbreak of West Nile virus in U.S. history climbed to seven Friday as state health officials said two more victims had died in parishes north of New Orleans.
Floods sweep southern Europe
August 10, 2002
Heavy rain and wind swept southern Russia’s Black Sea coast on Friday, threatening more of the flooding that has killed at least 34 people in the region. One village was hit with a 6 1/2-foot wall of water.
Pilot denies guilt in air show crash
August 10, 2002
One of the pilots of a Ukrainian fighter jet that crashed into spectators at an air show and killed 85 people said Friday that technical problems and a faulty flight plan were to blame for the crash.
New Yorker buys sacred site in New Zealand despite protests
August 10, 2002
A wind-blown corner of New Zealand’s wild east coast is to the indigenous Maori people what Plymouth Rock is to Americans revered as the place their ancestors first came ashore.
On the record
August 10, 2002
Rucker
August 10, 2002
Services for Richard C. ‘Mobe’ Rucker, 50, Lawrence, are pending and will be announced by Warren-McElwain Mortuary. Mr. Rucker died unexpectedly Thursday, Aug. 8, 2002, while vacationing in Laramie, Wyo.
Voter lapse
August 10, 2002
Journal-World Editorial Kansas voters, who got a wake-up call two years ago about the State Board of Education, were caught napping again in Tuesday’s primary.
Students brace for price increase
August 10, 2002
By Terry Rombeck A Kansas University education is going to cost more beginning this fall. Tuition rates increased 25.2 percent this year  from $77.75 to $97.35 per credit hour for an undergraduate student from Kansas. The Board of Regents approved the increase in June.
Murguia survives challenging year
August 10, 2002
By Terry Rombeck It wasn’t what Janet Murguia had hoped. A year ago she was hired to improve KU’s image. Instead, she spent much of her time helping the university keep its head above water during a rough budget year.
Aides give advice
August 10, 2002
By Terry Rombeck They meet with incoming freshmen all summer, answering questions about enrolling at Kansas University. Some newcomers are excited. Some are nervous. All are curious.
Mount Oread offers several study spots
August 10, 2002
By Mindie Paget When Renee Quint has a big exam coming, she packs up her studies and drives the meandering country roads that lead to Lone Star Lake southwest of Lawrence. A friend of the Kansas University senior from Paola showed her the lake shortly after she arrived in Lawrence, and it’s been her study haven ever since.
Shows find new venue
August 10, 2002
By Jan Biles A few months ago, the fate of English Alternative Theatre hung in the balance. Founder Paul Lim, an English professor at Kansas University, wasn’t sure he wanted to tackle another year.
Former Florida State head coach thrilled to return to KU as assistant
August 10, 2002
By Gary Bedore A blast from the past has rejoined Kansas University’s men’s basketball coaching staff. Steve Robinson, 44, who worked on Roy Williams’ original KU staff, has returned, taking over for Neil Dougherty, who left KU after seven seasons to take over Texas Christian University’s program.
Students drawn to Web
August 10, 2002
By Mark Fagan The World Wide Web is more than a virtual reality for recruiters and admissions officials at Kansas University. It’s a financial, service and efficiency imperative.
Advising center helps newcomers
August 10, 2002
By Mark Fagan Checklist for arriving on campus: Â Buy Jayhawk T-shirt. Â Meet roommate. Â Set up appointment with an academic adviser. And not necessarily in that order.
Lied lineup taps into Russian culture
August 10, 2002
By Jan Biles The Lied Season is bringing a bit of Russia to its stage this season. The lineup includes performances by the Moscow Boys Choir, St. Petersburg String Quartet, Russian State Opera and pianist Olga Kern. In addition, cellist David Finckel and pianist Wu Han will present a concert of works by Russian composers.
Meal plans cater to many
August 10, 2002
By Joel Mathis Keeping the students of Kansas University fed is like supplying an army, or a small city.
Surprising standout aims for 43 feet
August 10, 2002
By Gary Bedore Kansas didn’t vie for team championships in Big 12 Conference women’s track last year. Still, the Jayhawks had the league’s most surprising success story in freshman Brooklyn Hann, who won the league outdoor triple jump after placing second at the Big 12 Indoor.
Cupboard not bare for Redwine
August 10, 2002
By Gary Bedore A new era will begin in Kansas men’s track and field this school year. Not a coaching era, mind you. Stanley Redwine is firmly implanted as he begins his third season as the Jayhawks’ head track and field and cross country coach.
Administrators brace for more cuts
August 10, 2002
By Terry Rombeck Brace for more. That’s the message Kansas University administrators sent as they made their most public round of budget cuts in June.
about QB
August 10, 2002
By David Mitchell Zach Dyer didn’t face much of a battle for playing time during spring football drills. He might not be so lucky this month. Dyer, a 6-foot-2, 200-pound junior from Olathe South, passed for 460 yards with three touchdowns and four interceptions as a part-time starter last fall when KU ranked last in the Big 12 Conference in scoring offense (16.5 points per game) and total offense (269.5 yards per game).
Acoustic music is widespread
August 10, 2002
By Jon Niccum Swarms of green-haired, pierced teen-agers wearing black concert T-shirts are often glimpsed throughout downtown Lawrence, usually signifying to locals that an indie rock or punk act will be performing that night at a nearby venue.
Hinrich, Collison will be headliners
August 10, 2002
By Gary Bedore Don’t feel sad, Kansas University men’s basketball fans. Two of the Three Amigos are returning for the 2002-03 season.
Religion briefs
August 10, 2002
Retreat participants to be welcomed Hymn sing slated at Presbyterian church Children to present program at Wesleyan Video on Capitol to be shown Sisters to sponsor dance performance Program combines stories, music Liturgies, rosary scheduled next week Catered oneg, Shabbat planned at center Calvary Temple to mark school’s return Kansas City church to visit A.M.E. Rummage sale to raise money for outreach Sisters to talk at Aglow meeting C.S. Lewis focus of special programs Baptist Temple begins Bible course
Interim dean earns most at UMKC
August 10, 2002
The salary of the University of Missouri-Kansas City’s temporary biology dean exceeds those of not only the university chancellor but the head of the entire University of Missouri system.
Organ recital hall strikes a chord with players
August 10, 2002
By Michelle Burhenn When Rita van de Lune heard about the construction of a new organ and recital hall at Kansas University, she thought twice about the possibilities. “It sounded like it was more than what a normal church music or organ degree could ever offer,” said van de Lune, a Kansas City, Mo., graduate student.
The Arts Group gives students real-life work experiences
August 10, 2002
By Jim Baker If you didn’t know otherwise, you might think the magazines, programs, brochures, posters and flyers created by the students of The Arts Group at Kansas University were the products of a top-flight design studio in New York City.
KU coach to lecture
August 10, 2002
By Michelle Burhenn JoAnn Smith, a self-proclaimed lifelong learner, says learning doesn’t stop with earning a diploma. Smith, dean of continuing education, is wrapping up her first year as dean at Kansas University but has been working in the industry for 20 years.
Comfortable is in on campus
August 10, 2002
By Kristin Callaway Comfortable is always in style on the Kansas University campus. Platform flip flops, baggy shorts, Puma tennies, blue jeans and even pajama pants are standard attire at KU.
Pep band fixture at KU basketball contests
August 10, 2002
By Mindie Paget Eva Davis still gets chills on a regular basis at Kansas University men’s basketball games. But fans don’t ever see the goose bumps on her arms or the look of awe on her face. Instead, they see a 5-foot-tall, crimson and blue bird strutting across the court, playing with children and riling the capacity crowds.
Are you a typical KU student?
August 10, 2002
By Mike Belt How do you describe typical students at Kansas University? Well, their dress is casual. A growing number of them are carrying handheld computers. And cell phones have become standard equipment. At least that seemed to be the result of a nonscientific poll of a handful of KU students conducted by the Journal-World earlier this summer.
Coach Ray Bechard expects plenty of help from freshmen
August 10, 2002
By Andy Samuelson For a team that lost just one senior, one would think Kansas’ volleyball team would be loaded with returning experience. Indeed the Jayhawks are, but the one player they lost  Molly LaMere  wasn’t an average senior.
Kansas Schedule
August 10, 2002
Aug. 31 Â at Iowa State, 11:30 a.m. Sept. 7 Â at Nevada-Las Vegas, 9 p.m.
Textbook market always changing
August 10, 2002
By Terry Rombeck College bookstore managers aren’t popular these days. With textbook prices steadily increasing and used books becoming more difficult to buy, some students don’t even buy the books assigned for their classes. Sometimes, they let bookstore employees know about their frustrations.
Students balance taking classes, grading papers
August 10, 2002
By Terry Rombeck Brian Lindaman came to Kansas University to be a student, but he spends much of his time in front of the classroom. Lindaman is one of more than 900 graduate teaching assistants at KU who teach between 20 and 30 percent of classes each semester.
Plans for scholarship halls put on hold after hearing
August 10, 2002
By Joel Mathis It’s been a long year in the 1300 block of Ohio Street. Kansas University Endowment Association bought seven dilapidated houses on the block in spring 2001 and announced plans to tear them down and replace them with two new scholarship halls.
2001 Big 12
August 10, 2002
Briefly
August 10, 2002
Washington, D.C.: Justice Department seeks Pledge of Allegiance hearing Nevada: Police group reverses marijuana endorsement New Zealand: Tycoon tries for glider record Florida: Missing laptops recovered
Briefly
August 10, 2002
Florida: Lottery may carry ‘Amber Alert’ messages California: Suspect enters plea in abduction, murder Montana: Teenagers ‘rescued’ from wilderness therapy Honolulu: Boulder crashes house, kills sleeping resident
EAT returns
Shows find new venue
August 10, 2002
By Jan Biles A few months ago, the fate of English Alternative Theatre hung in the balance. Founder Paul Lim, an English professor at Kansas University, wasn’t sure he wanted to tackle another year.
Late-night eats
August 10, 2002
Clip this list and slap it on your mini-fridge for a guide to late-night eats.
Today’s question
August 10, 2002
Today’s question
August 10, 2002
Today’s question
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Today’s question
August 10, 2002
Union undergoes changes
August 10, 2002
By Tim Carpenter A bit of Old World charm is adding spice to a new era at the Kansas Union. At 3 p.m. Thursdays, a steaming container of tea and a tray of treats are set out in the union’s fourth-floor lobby for consumption by students, faculty or staff seeking casual conversation.
Voter lapse
August 10, 2002
Journal-World Editorial Kansas voters, who got a wake-up call two years ago about the State Board of Education, were caught napping again in Tuesday’s primary.
Congregations furnish spiritual home for students
August 10, 2002
By Jim Baker Going to college can sometimes be a difficult journey. To help young people meet the challenges they’ll face along the way, many Lawrence congregations try to provide a spiritual home away from home for Kansas University students.
Six students awarded Fulbrights
August 10, 2002
By Mark Fagan A half-dozen Kansas University students and graduates are ready to do their part this year to bring together a world shaken by terrorism, threatened by war and shackled by extremism.
Student leaders lay groundwork
August 10, 2002
By Terry Rombeck Jonathan Ng and Loren Malone know the school year is short when they have so many things they want to do. That’s why Kansas University’s student body leaders have hit the ground running this summer, laying the groundwork for Student Senate work beginning this fall.
Organizations provide various outlets for students
August 10, 2002
By Mindie Paget Kansas University senior Judy Yu has always been a stargazer. “When I was a little kid, I lived in a rural area with my grandparents,” said Yu, who is originally from Taiwan. “The only thing we could do at night was to sit out there and stare at the sky.”
Wempe leads Board
August 10, 2002
By Scott Rothschild Under new leadership and with three new members, the Kansas Board of Regents faces a year of challenges and change. But because of the current budget crisis, new Regents Chairman Jack Wempe of Lyons said most of the changes will deal with the internal workings of the board and regents office in Topeka.
s dean
August 10, 2002
By Chad Lawhorn Faculty and students at the Kansas University School of Engineering don’t have to look very hard to see the school’s two biggest signs of change these days. They see one every day when they enter the school’s front door, and they likely see the other roaming the halls.
Discovery during summer expeditions to Wyoming inspires students
August 10, 2002
By Terry Rombeck Larry Martin has dreams as big as a brontosaurus. Martin, senior curator at the Kansas University Natural History Museum, envisions a dinosaur museum at KU that would rival most in the country.
Faculty salaries trail staffs from peer schools
August 10, 2002
By Terry Rombeck The numbers don’t lie. All 20 faculty members who left Kansas University’s College of Liberal Arts and Sciences during the past year went to jobs with higher salaries.
Hoglund Brain Imaging Center, a 11,500-square foot facility, to be completed in fall
August 10, 2002
By Dave Ranney If you’re headed for the Kansas University Medical Center, you better bring a hard-hat. There’s a lot of construction going on, and there’s more on the way.
Hemenway supports Kansas AD Bohl in FSU fund flap
August 10, 2002
A flap over the funneling of funds at Fresno State caused Kansas athletic director Al Bohl some embarrassment last spring, but Bohl has the full support of KU Chancellor Robert Hemenway.
Buffs loaded, especially at running back
August 10, 2002
Four Big 12 Conference schools  Oklahoma, Texas, Nebraska and Colorado  finished in the Top 10 in the college football polls last season. Seven Big 12 Conference schools went to bowl games. By all definitions, 2001 was a great for year for the league.
season
August 10, 2002
By Andy Samuelson How close was the Kansas men’s golf team to attaining its goal of making it to the NCAA tournament last year” One stroke. Yep, a little putt that didn’t fall, an errant chip or maybe a drive that lost in the woods.
Doctors-to-be dress the part
August 10, 2002
By Terry Rombeck Zac Huston built houses for two years after graduating from Geneva College in Pennsylvania, waiting for acceptance into the Kansas University School of Medicine. Friday, Huston was one of 175 incoming KU medical students to receive white physician coats at a ceremony marking the start of four years of medical school.
also should be emphasized
August 10, 2002
By Joel Mathis A Lawrence-centered national historic area should focus on the city’s “Bleeding Kansas” legacy, officials say  and on the evolution of Haskell Indian Nations University. “The story of Native people … has never been fully told to or understood by the general public,” the National Heritage Area Committee said in its final 134-page report, which was obtained Friday by the Journal-World.
Kansas West Nile case sparks run on vaccine
August 10, 2002
By Mike Belt Veterinarians were in high demand Friday as horse owners scrambled to get their animals vaccinated against the West Nile Virus. The day after Kansas health officials confirmed the state’s first case of the mosquito-borne virus, area vets’ phones were ringing off the hook.
Durable bridge decks focus of study
August 10, 2002
By Scott Rothschild Next time you see a crew working on a bridge, think of Kansas University. A team of researchers at KU’s civil, environmental and architectural engineering departments is working on a long-term project to determine how to make concrete bridge decks more durable.
Several buildings upgraded
August 10, 2002
By Terry Rombeck It’s hard to go to Kansas University’s campus without seeing a bulldozer or crane. The $500 million fund-raising drive by the KU Endowment Association has helped spur construction projects across campus, and it’s keeping KU officials busy.
Outreach ministry offers faith, friendship to foreign students
August 10, 2002
By Jim Baker Ann Kihm knows what it’s like to be a foreigner in a strange land. “When I was young, my family emigrated twice. I was born in South Africa, and when I was 5, we moved to Rhodesia (now Zimbabwe). They put me in a class, and I did not speak a word of English. I spoke Dutch and Afrikaans,” said Kihm.
Several students speak for causes
August 10, 2002
By Tim Carpenter The pulse of student activism at Kansas University moves to an eclectic rhythm. KU students this spring were involved in everything from street blockades in protest of the opening of a new coffee shop in downtown Lawrence to loud, sign-toting productions at Wescoe Hall challenging U.S. intervention in the Middle East.
Youth, idealism still inspire Hemenway
August 10, 2002
By Terry Rombeck Chancellor Robert Hemenway said the Kansas University 2001-2002 academic year had been all about priorities. The budget cuts that followed this year’s legislative session forced administrators to make tough choices about program funding. And the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks reminded everyone about their reasons for being at the university.
Shirley Mae Benefiel
August 10, 2002
Coffeyville  Graveside services for Shirley Mae Benefiel, 63, Overland Park, formerly of Coffeyville, will be at 11 a.m. Monday at Restlawn Memorial Cemetery, Coffeyville. Mrs. Benefiel died Friday, Aug. 9, 2002, at her home.
Shirley Lucas Griffith
August 10, 2002
Memorial services for Shirley Lucas Griffith, 81, Lawrence, will be at 4 p.m. Sunday at Warren-McElwain Mortuary. Inurnment will be in Pioneer Cemetery at a later date. Mrs. Griffith died Aug. 9, 2002, at Pioneer Ridge Retirement Community.
s on, but will relocate in 2003
August 10, 2002
By Jan Biles The Lawrence Indian Arts Show may be moving to a new location after this year. For years, the show has been in the Museum of Anthropology at Kansas University. But in June, KU officials announced that budget cuts would force the museum to close sometime after the Indian Arts Show’s run this fall.
Spencer pushes to expand
August 10, 2002
By Jan Biles The Helen Foresman Spencer Museum of Art is pinched for space. As collections have increased, storage areas and galleries have filled to capacity. It’s a concern that director Andrea Norris and her staff must deal with as the museum celebrates its 25th anniversary year.
promo
August 10, 2002
Kansas football fans again will be invited to participate in the “Proud to Be a Jayhawk” fund-raising promotion in designated tailgating lots during the home football season this fall. “We have evaluated last season’s trial tailgating initiative and have determined we will continue to allow the responsible tailgating promotion, with some modifications,” Chancellor Robert Hemenway said.
KU band is small in number, but has tradition on its side
August 10, 2002
By Jim Baker When it comes to marching bands, size doesn’t matter. “We are one of the smallest marching bands in the Big 12. People think that you need to be huge to be good. We can still be good with what we have,” said Timothy Oliver, director of Kansas University’s Marching Jayhawks and a professor in KU’s department of music and dance.
Theatre for Young People seeks larger audiences
August 10, 2002
By Jan Biles Children need a varied diet of genres and styles when it comes to theater, according to Jeanne Klein, Kansas University associate professor of theater and director of Theatre for Young People. Melodramas, comedies, fantasies and realistic plays should all be on the menu.
KU Opera taps into apprenticeships
August 10, 2002
By Jan Biles KU Opera is keying into an apprenticeship program with the Lyric Opera of Kansas City. In the past, the Lyric Opera has offered the program only to students at the University of Missouri-Kansas City.
Chapters pack events for alums
August 10, 2002
By Chad Lawhorn The Kansas University Alumni Association could be compared to a giant Post-it Note with the words “Call KU” scrawled on it. Kirk Cerny, the association’s senior vice president for membership services, said that at its core, the 45,000-member association is about making sure all Jayhawks keep in touch with the university.
Fans go to extremes to secure KU tickets
August 10, 2002
By Tim Carpenter Jerry Fenske goes camping each year at Allen Fieldhouse. Fenske and 15 fellow students at Kansas University don’t take up permanent residence at the old gymnasium. Their interest isn’t fishing, hunting or hiking. It’s big-time college basketball.
Firefighter relishes battles with Western blazes
August 10, 2002
By Dave Ranney Blase about blazes John Rodecap isn’t. “I’m a fire junkie,” he said. “If you’re just sitting around, you’re not really living. You’ve got to push yourself.”
Study workshops
August 10, 2002
Each year, the Student Development Center offers several mini-courses designed to help students improve their study habits.
Transition often tough for freshmen
August 10, 2002
By Levi Chronister One of the biggest problems for students their first year at a university is adjusting to the rigors of college classes and modifying their study habits to fit a new schedule and requirements.
Visitor Center KU front door
August 10, 2002
By Scott Rothschild For many new Kansas University students, the first physical contact with the school occurs at the KU Visitor Center, which has been giving directions to an increasing number of people since it opened in 1999.
Information booth workers secure campus
August 10, 2002
By Michelle Burhenn Don’t mess with Debbie. On a hot July day, more than 12 cars whizzed by her information booth near the Chi Omega fountain and broke a cardinal rule at Kansas University  no driving through campus without a special pass.
Late-night eats
August 10, 2002
Clip this list and slap it on your mini-fridge for a guide to late-night eats.
Money key factor in dining out
August 10, 2002
By Kristin Callaway Freshman or not, food is an important part of students’ social life at Kansas University. While many elements contribute to their restaurant selections, students said cost was the most important of these.
Students look for easy access to services
August 10, 2002
By Terry Rombeck A spring semester survey showed gaping holes in what Kansas University faculty and teaching assistants knew about services available to students on a campus sometimes criticized for being a bewildering place to students fresh from small towns and schools.
Crime incidents down on campus
August 10, 2002
By Mike Belt Kansas University is in decline  in the area of reported crime incidents, that is. KU has seen four consecutive of decreasing crime on its Lawrence campus, according to statistics compiled at the conclusion of 2001 by the KU Public Safety Department.
Four publications part of package plan
August 10, 2002
By Levi Chronister Thanks to Student Senate in the spring of 2001 and KU voters last spring, there are many ways for Kansas University students to keep up with what’s going on outside of campus.
Phone-line operators dig for answers
August 10, 2002
By Scott Rothschild “KU Info.” Chances are good that at some point in your student life you will dial 864-3506 and get a person on the line who says “KU Info” and is ready to help you find the answer to just about any question.
Indian mascots, campus politics among topics at national convention
August 10, 2002
By Terry Rombeck The leader of a national American Indian activist organization said Friday his group would lobby Ottawa University officials to stop using the Braves mascot. Vernon Bellecourt, president of the Minnesota-based American Indian Movement, said Ottawa’s use of the mascot was insensitive.
Study abroad provides everlasting experiences
August 10, 2002
By Terry Rombeck Regan Lehman didn’t know if she could spend 2 1/2 months studying overseas. She figured it would be too expensive and she wouldn’t be able to spend that much time away from family and friends.
Members of undergraduate program concentrate on design, research
August 10, 2002
By Michelle Burhenn Although the aerospace department at Kansas University’s School of Engineering may be small in numbers, students are taking on big projects.
Circle
August 10, 2002
By Tim Carpenter Lawrence Supt. Randy Weseman says interpreting standardized test results can be a befuddling experience for school teachers. And, he adds, it makes sense for the district to get help unlocking treasures in test data from professionals at the School of Education at Kansas University.
Systems language to make microprocessor design more efficient
August 10, 2002
By Mark Fagan His computer language may be taken from a 2,198-year-old slab of black basalt, but Perry Alexander’s technical work is anything but ancient.
s question
August 10, 2002
What will Kansas University be like in 2012? Erin Maike, Alma junior
Experienced Jayhawks motivated to return to national rankings after one-year slip
August 10, 2002
By Andy Samuelson The fall has been a relaxed season for the Kansas rowing team the last few years. But not this autumn. After failing to finish in the top 25 rankings for the first time in four years, coach Rob Catloth has prescribed rowing this fall in addition to the spring, the official competitive season for the sport.
s natural resources
August 10, 2002
By Mindie Paget Most energy consumers turn on their heaters every winter, perhaps complaining about the “amount due” line on their utility bill, without giving much thought to where the natural gas that warms their home comes from  or how much of it is left.
departure
August 10, 2002
By Levi Chronister Kansas’ swim team will have a big hole to fill this season after coach Cathy Burgess stepped down in June to take a teaching job in her hometown of Hickory, N.C. Burgess, who spent three years as an assistant coach before taking over the top job prior to the 2000-01 season, led the Jayhawks to a 3-5 record her first year and improved to 7-4 last year.
Brain procedure developed at Med Center benefits patients
August 10, 2002
By Joel Mathis Dr. Ivan Osorio says most people get involved in epilepsy research for reasons either of compassion or intellectual curiosity. For Osorio, it was a mix of the two. “The motivations were basically two,” said Osorio, medical director of the Comprehensive Epilepsy Center at Kansas University Medical Center.
Future pharmacists emphasizing ethical practices
August 10, 2002
By Joel Mathis Being a pharmacist takes more than the ability to fill a pill bottle and smile at customers. It also takes an in-depth knowledge of biology and chemistry. And the past year, it became obvious that being a good pharmacist also involves having good ethics.
return this year
August 10, 2002
Too bad Tulsa University’s football team couldn’t play Indiana State every week. The Golden Hurricane opened the 2001 season with a 51-0 thrashing of the Sycamores, then proceeded to drop their next 10 games and finish in the Western Athletic Conference basement.
August 10, 2002
Now that everyone is expecting an encore, Bowling Green coach Urban Meyer is trying to inject a little reality into a football balloon that soared into the stratosphere last season. After six straight losing seasons, the Falcons catapulted to an 8-3 record in Meyer’s first year as head coach.
SMS won its last four to snap string of 5-6 records
August 10, 2002
Four straight years of 5-6 football seasons ended at Southwest Missouri State last fall. Now the Bears hope to improve on their 6-5 over-the-hump 2001 season. “Every year is different and each team develops its own personality,” SMS coach Randy Ball said, “but there are some things we’ve been looking for that we started to see last fall and we’ve continued to see in the off season.”
CIBER program vital for global marketplace, corporate strategy
August 10, 2002
By Mike Belt The influence of Kansas University’s School of Business has long extended to the Kansas City business community and beyond. Now KU is embracing international business like never before.
Kansas
August 10, 2002
By Levi Chronister Don’t blame the Kansas tennis team if it has a chip on its shoulder this year. After going 16-6 overall, finishing tied for second in the Big 12 Conference with a 9-2 record and being ranked No. 1 in the Central Region by the Intercollegiate Tennis Association last spring, the Jayhawks weren’t selected for the NCAA tournament.
re from Indonesia or Paraguay, university town can become home
August 10, 2002
By Mike Belt Kansas University’s international reputation often lures students from afar to study on Mount Oread. And sometimes, their love of KU and Lawrence causes them to stay, even after they’ve walked down the hill.
Resources plentiful at KU
August 10, 2002
By Mindie Paget So, your English professor has just assigned a 12-page paper on symbolism in Kate Chopin’s “The Awakening.” Ugh  that means a trip to the library. For the first time, you scale the stone steps leading to Watson Library’s massive front doors. You step inside the four-story gothic building and freeze.
s nonleague foes
August 10, 2002
All times Central Nevada-Las Vegas
Students must take 45 hours of upper-division courses for degree
August 10, 2002
By Terry Rombeck Earning a bachelor’s degree from the state’s six regents schools will get a little tougher starting this fall. The Kansas Board of Regents in May increased the number of upper-division credit hours required for graduation from 40 to 45, with 60 of the total hours required from a four-year university.
Loans, grants help needy students
Various payment plans available
August 10, 2002
By Chad Lawhorn The good news is there is financial help available for almost every student who attends Kansas University, said Stephanie Covington, associate director of the university’s office of student financial aid.
Jazz standouts find home in Seek
August 10, 2002
By Jon Niccum Lawrence is not exactly known for its jazz scene. Despite a fine jazz department at Kansas University, and a few venues that cater to the wide-ranging style, there’s not always a surplus of muted trumpets and major seventh chords to be heard within the city.
Soccer: Kansas won’t surprise anyone this year
August 10, 2002
By Andy Samuelson OK, so Kansas University’s soccer team wasn’t quite like the hustler at the local pool hall, setting up potential victims before emptying their pockets. But to say the Jayhawks sneaked up on teams last year would be an understatement.
Vollyball: KU’s one loss ‘huge’
Coach Ray Bechard expects plenty of help from freshmen
August 10, 2002
By Andy Samuelson For a team that lost just one senior, one would think Kansas’ volleyball team would be loaded with returning experience. Indeed the Jayhawks are, but the one player they lost Molly LaMere wasn’t an average senior.
Men’s Track/Cross Country: Trusted trio departs
Cupboard not bare for Redwine
August 10, 2002
By Gary Bedore A new era will begin in Kansas men’s track and field this school year. Not a coaching era, mind you. Stanley Redwine is firmly implanted as he begins his third season as the Jayhawks’ head track and field and cross country coach.
Athletic staff changes abound
Konzem, Kempf promoted; Martin made permanent SWA
August 10, 2002
Kansas University’s athletic department underwent a handful of staff changes during the summer. Richard Konzem was promoted to senior associate athletic director and Gary Kempf to assistant athletic director.
Are you a typical KU student?
August 10, 2002
By Mike Belt How do you describe typical students at Kansas University? Well, their dress is casual. A growing number of them are carrying handheld computers. And cell phones have become standard equipment. At least that seemed to be the result of a nonscientific poll of a handful of KU students conducted by the Journal-World earlier this summer.
What’s hot on the hill
Experts offer tips to survive
August 10, 2002
By Kristin Callaway First-time college students are faced with an abundance of new experiences when they arrive at Kansas University. They have to decide where to hang out, who to hang out with and what, where and when to study.
KU leaves impression on Bob Dole, other celebrity alumni
University produces celebrity graduates
August 10, 2002
By Tim Carpenter The jet builder, Hall of Famer, presidential nominee, novelist, photographer to the stars, astronaut, Olympian, Hollywood actress - all experienced formative years at Kansas University.
Campus undergoes major makeover
Several buildings upgraded
August 10, 2002
By Terry Rombeck It’s hard to go to Kansas University’s campus without seeing a bulldozer or crane. The $500 million fund-raising drive by the KU Endowment Association has helped spur construction projects across campus, and it’s keeping KU officials busy.
Indian Arts Show’s on, but will relocate in 2003
August 10, 2002
By Jan Biles The Lawrence Indian Arts Show may be moving to a new location after this year. For years, the show has been in the Museum of Anthropology at Kansas University. But in June, KU officials announced that budget cuts would force the museum to close sometime after the Indian Arts Show’s run this fall.
Mangino must find quarterback
New coach ‘not overly concerned’ about QB
August 10, 2002
By David Mitchell Zach Dyer didn’t face much of a battle for playing time during spring football drills. He might not be so lucky this month. Dyer, a 6-foot-2, 200-pound junior from Olathe South, passed for 460 yards with three touchdowns and four interceptions as a part-time starter last fall when KU ranked last in the Big 12 Conference in scoring offense (16.5 points per game) and total offense (269.5 yards per game).
Youth, idealism still inspire Hemenway
August 10, 2002
By Terry Rombeck Chancellor Robert Hemenway said the Kansas University 2001-2002 academic year had been all about priorities. The budget cuts that followed this year’s legislative session forced administrators to make tough choices about program funding. And the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks reminded everyone about their reasons for being at the university.
New chairman busy preparing for challenges
Wempe leads Board
August 10, 2002
By Scott Rothschild Under new leadership and with three new members, the Kansas Board of Regents faces a year of challenges and change. But because of the current budget crisis, new Regents Chairman Jack Wempe of Lyons said most of the changes will deal with the internal workings of the board and regents office in Topeka.
Student leaders lay groundwork
August 10, 2002
By Terry Rombeck Jonathan Ng and Loren Malone know the school year is short when they have so many things they want to do. That’s why Kansas University’s student body leaders have hit the ground running this summer, laying the groundwork for Student Senate work beginning this fall.
On the campus
August 10, 2002
Money key factor in dining out
August 10, 2002
By Kristin Callaway Freshman or not, food is an important part of students’ social life at Kansas University. While many elements contribute to their restaurant selections, students said cost was the most important of these.
Where to read
Mount Oread offers several study spots
August 10, 2002
By Mindie Paget When Renee Quint has a big exam coming, she packs up her studies and drives the meandering country roads that lead to Lone Star Lake southwest of Lawrence. A friend of the Kansas University senior from Paola showed her the lake shortly after she arrived in Lawrence, and it’s been her study haven ever since.
Transition often tough for freshmen
August 10, 2002
By Levi Chronister One of the biggest problems for students their first year at a university is adjusting to the rigors of college classes and modifying their study habits to fit a new schedule and requirements.
Congregations furnish spiritual home for students
August 10, 2002
By Jim Baker Going to college can sometimes be a difficult journey. To help young people meet the challenges they’ll face along the way, many Lawrence congregations try to provide a spiritual home away from home for Kansas University students.
Several students speak for causes
August 10, 2002
By Tim Carpenter The pulse of student activism at Kansas University moves to an eclectic rhythm. KU students this spring were involved in everything from street blockades in protest of the opening of a new coffee shop in downtown Lawrence to loud, sign-toting productions at Wescoe Hall challenging U.S. intervention in the Middle East.
Late shift keeps campus operating
Workers keep plugging along
August 10, 2002
By Mindie Paget The lights are off. The doors are locked tight. In this otherwise abandoned building, Josh Wheeler flips a switch on a massive control panel, sending a snapping sound down the empty hallway.
Transportation options beneficial to students
August 10, 2002
By Joel Mathis When Gail Sherron arrived on Kansas University campus as a graduate student in 1994, she was a bit intimidated. “When I first came here as a student, I thought, ‘This place is huge,’” said Sherron, now KU’s associate director of admissions and scholarships.
Visitor Center KU front door
August 10, 2002
By Scott Rothschild For many new Kansas University students, the first physical contact with the school occurs at the KU Visitor Center, which has been giving directions to an increasing number of people since it opened in 1999.
Resources plentiful at KU
August 10, 2002
By Mindie Paget So, your English professor has just assigned a 12-page paper on symbolism in Kate Chopin’s “The Awakening.” Ugh that means a trip to the library. For the first time, you scale the stone steps leading to Watson Library’s massive front doors. You step inside the four-story gothic building and freeze.
Overland Park facility expands
August 10, 2002
By Michelle Burhenn The average student who attends classes at the Edwards Campus is 32 years old. More than 50 percent are married and 90 percent work full time. The student body at the Edwards Campus, near 126th Street and Quivira Road in Overland Park, represents a trend in higher education, said Bob Clark, vice chancellor at the campus.
Campanile stirs memories
August 10, 2002
By Dave Ranney and Terry Rombeck Allen Fieldhouse tries hard, so do Danforth Chapel, the flags atop Fraser Hall and the Jayhawk statue the one that looks like a prehistoric cross between a bat and toucan in front of Strong Hall.
Athletic venues
August 10, 2002
Women’s Golf: Menzel: Forget past
New coach hopes to lift perennial Big 12 cellar-dweller
August 10, 2002
By Gary Bedore Kansas’ new women’s golf coach can take solace in the fact there’s no place to go but up. Coach Megan Menzel, who was hired on July 5 to replace Nicole Hollingsworth, inherits a team that placed dead last in the Big 12 Conference.
Parking garages hazardous
August 10, 2002
By Scott Rothschild Most traffic accidents on the Kansas University campus occur in one of the parking garages or lots, while one of the most accident-free places on campus is the heavily traveled Jayhawk Boulevard, officials say.
Women’s Tennis: Jayhawks motivated
NCAA snub drives ‘disappointed’ Kansas
August 10, 2002
By Levi Chronister Don’t blame the Kansas tennis team if it has a chip on its shoulder this year. After going 16-6 overall, finishing tied for second in the Big 12 Conference with a 9-2 record and being ranked No. 1 in the Central Region by the Intercollegiate Tennis Association last spring, the Jayhawks weren’t selected for the NCAA tournament.
Noted choreographer to be in residence
August 10, 2002
By Jan Biles One of the country’s leading dance instructors will spend time this fall working with Kansas University dance students. Sarah Stackhouse, who danced with the Jose Limon Company from 1958 to 1969 as principal dancer and partner to Limon, will be in residence in early September on the KU campus.
Runnin’ Rebels aim to bounce back - UNLV: vs. Kansas, Sept. 7
UNLV struggled to 4-7 record last year despite great expectations
August 10, 2002
What a difference a year makes. A season ago, the Nevada-Las Vegas football team was gearing up for the most anticipated campaign in its 33-year history.
Women’s Track/Cross Country: Can Hann improve?
Surprising standout aims for 43 feet
August 10, 2002
By Gary Bedore Kansas didn’t vie for team championships in Big 12 Conference women’s track last year. Still, the Jayhawks had the league’s most surprising success story in freshman Brooklyn Hann, who won the league outdoor triple jump after placing second at the Big 12 Indoor.
Study abroad provides everlasting experiences
August 10, 2002
By Terry Rombeck Regan Lehman didn’t know if she could spend 2 1/2 months studying overseas. She figured it would be too expensive and she wouldn’t be able to spend that much time away from family and friends.
Continuing Ed still thriving at Kansas
KU coach to lecture
August 10, 2002
By Michelle Burhenn JoAnn Smith, a self-proclaimed lifelong learner, says learning doesn’t stop with earning a diploma. Smith, dean of continuing education, is wrapping up her first year as dean at Kansas University but has been working in the industry for 20 years.
Chapters pack events for alums
August 10, 2002
By Chad Lawhorn The Kansas University Alumni Association could be compared to a giant Post-it Note with the words “Call KU” scrawled on it. Kirk Cerny, the association’s senior vice president for membership services, said that at its core, the 45,000-member association is about making sure all Jayhawks keep in touch with the university.
Phone-line operators dig for answers
August 10, 2002
By Scott Rothschild “KU Info.” Chances are good that at some point in your student life you will dial 864-3506 and get a person on the line who says “KU Info” and is ready to help you find the answer to just about any question.
Hilltop offers secure setting
August 10, 2002
By Mark Fagan Kansas University students aren’t the only ones learning atop Mount Oread. Children of KU students take on a full educational load at two child-care centers on campus, part of a culture of learning that doesn’t begin with mailing in a transcript and enrolling in English 101.
Four publications part of package plan
August 10, 2002
By Levi Chronister Thanks to Student Senate in the spring of 2001 and KU voters last spring, there are many ways for Kansas University students to keep up with what’s going on outside of campus.
Crime incidents down on campus
August 10, 2002
By Mike Belt Kansas University is in decline in the area of reported crime incidents, that is. KU has seen four consecutive of decreasing crime on its Lawrence campus, according to statistics compiled at the conclusion of 2001 by the KU Public Safety Department.
Meal plans cater to many
August 10, 2002
By Joel Mathis Keeping the students of Kansas University fed is like supplying an army, or a small city.
Community event
August 10, 2002
Activities planned in conjunction with the 14th annual Indian Arts Show.
Theater changes
August 10, 2002
J-W Staff Reports Last spring, the administrative structure of University Theatre was realigned. The change means that Delores Ringer, director of University Theatre, now answers to the chairman of the theater and film department rather than the dean of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences.
Tempera paintings to photographs
Art museum comes up with a season of diverse exhibits
August 10, 2002
Here are the exhibitions included in the 25th anniversary season of the Helen Foresman Spencer Museum of Art.
Jayhawks must replace 6 departed starters
Kansas ranked last in Big 12 last season in scoring defense, total defense and turnover margin
August 10, 2002
By David Mitchell Mark Mangino won’t guess how many games his football team can win this season or prognosticate how long it will take to turn the program around. But Kansas University’s first-year coach does have one prediction.
KU theater offers afterschool classes
August 10, 2002
The Kansas University department of theater and film will offer free afterschool drama classes this fall. Registration for children in grades 1-3 is from 5:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. Sept. 3.
Designs on future careers
The Arts Group gives students real-life work experiences
August 10, 2002
By Jim Baker If you didn’t know otherwise, you might think the magazines, programs, brochures, posters and flyers created by the students of The Arts Group at Kansas University were the products of a top-flight design studio in New York City.
KU Opera taps into apprenticeships
August 10, 2002
By Jan Biles KU Opera is keying into an apprenticeship program with the Lyric Opera of Kansas City. In the past, the Lyric Opera has offered the program only to students at the University of Missouri-Kansas City.
KU’s nonleague foes
August 10, 2002
Lyric Opera Guild looking for members
August 10, 2002
If you’re an opera fan, then the Lawrence Lyric Opera Guild might be up your alley. The guild is a group of opera lovers who support the Kansas City Lyric Opera. Programs include talks on upcoming operas in Kansas City.
Hurricane enters season on 10-game losing skid - Tulsa: vs. Kansas, Sept. 28
Punchless Tulsa averaged just 17.4 points per game last season, but 44 lettermen and 8 starters on each side return this year
August 10, 2002
Too bad Tulsa University’s football team couldn’t play Indiana State every week. The Golden Hurricane opened the 2001 season with a 51-0 thrashing of the Sycamores, then proceeded to drop their next 10 games and finish in the Western Athletic Conference basement.
Theatre for Young People seeks larger audiences
August 10, 2002
By Jan Biles Children need a varied diet of genres and styles when it comes to theater, according to Jeanne Klein, Kansas University associate professor of theater and director of Theatre for Young People. Melodramas, comedies, fantasies and realistic plays should all be on the menu.
Organ recital hall strikes a chord with players
August 10, 2002
By Michelle Burhenn When Rita van de Lune heard about the construction of a new organ and recital hall at Kansas University, she thought twice about the possibilities. “It sounded like it was more than what a normal church music or organ degree could ever offer,” said van de Lune, a Kansas City, Mo., graduate student.
Marching to the same beat
KU band is small in number, but has tradition on its side
August 10, 2002
By Jim Baker When it comes to marching bands, size doesn’t matter. “We are one of the smallest marching bands in the Big 12. People think that you need to be huge to be good. We can still be good with what we have,” said Timothy Oliver, director of Kansas University’s Marching Jayhawks and a professor in KU’s department of music and dance.
Women’s Basketball: For Washington, only way to go is up
Veteran coach confident Jayhawks can bounce back from miserable 5-25 season, which included 0-16 record in Big 12
August 10, 2002
By Andy Samuelson Marian Washington leaned back slowly in her chair, took a deep breath and smiled. Washington will enter her 30th year as Kansas University’s women’s basketball coach coming off what was easily the worst season she has ever had.
Robinson back on Kansas bench
Former Florida State head coach thrilled to return to KU as assistant
August 10, 2002
By Gary Bedore A blast from the past has rejoined Kansas University’s men’s basketball coaching staff. Steve Robinson, 44, who worked on Roy Williams’ original KU staff, has returned, taking over for Neil Dougherty, who left KU after seven seasons to take over Texas Christian University’s program.
Future pharmacists emphasizing ethical practices
August 10, 2002
By Joel Mathis Being a pharmacist takes more than the ability to fill a pill bottle and smile at customers. It also takes an in-depth knowledge of biology and chemistry. And the past year, it became obvious that being a good pharmacist also involves having good ethics.
Classrooms upgrade computers
August 10, 2002
By Mike Belt Shortly after graduating in 1999 with a bachelor’s degree in architecture from Kansas University, Dave Parks was in Boston working for an architectural firm. “I was working next to graduates from the big Ivy League schools,” Parks said.
Rowing: Catloth aims for top 25 again
Experienced Jayhawks motivated to return to national rankings after one-year slip
August 10, 2002
By Andy Samuelson The fall has been a relaxed season for the Kansas rowing team the last few years. But not this autumn. After failing to finish in the top 25 rankings for the first time in four years, coach Rob Catloth has prescribed rowing this fall in addition to the spring, the official competitive season for the sport.
Graduates focusing resources on flying
Members of undergraduate program concentrate on design, research
August 10, 2002
By Michelle Burhenn Although the aerospace department at Kansas University’s School of Engineering may be small in numbers, students are taking on big projects.
Big 12 Football: Colorado should be best in North
Buffs loaded, especially at running back; Huskers seeking 11 starters
August 10, 2002
Four Big 12 Conference schools Oklahoma, Texas, Nebraska and Colorado finished in the Top 10 in the college football polls last season. Seven Big 12 Conference schools went to bowl games. By all definitions, 2001 was a great for year for the league.
Brain procedure developed at Med Center benefits patients
August 10, 2002
By Joel Mathis Dr. Ivan Osorio says most people get involved in epilepsy research for reasons either of compassion or intellectual curiosity. For Osorio, it was a mix of the two. “The motivations were basically two,” said Osorio, medical director of the Comprehensive Epilepsy Center at Kansas University Medical Center.
Researchers targeting state’s natural resources
August 10, 2002
By Mindie Paget Most energy consumers turn on their heaters every winter, perhaps complaining about the “amount due” line on their utility bill, without giving much thought to where the natural gas that warms their home comes from or how much of it is left.
Tailgating returns for football
Fans invited to take part in ‘Proud to Be a Jayhawk’ promo
August 10, 2002
Kansas football fans again will be invited to participate in the “Proud to Be a Jayhawk” fund-raising promotion in designated tailgating lots during the home football season this fall. “We have evaluated last season’s trial tailgating initiative and have determined we will continue to allow the responsible tailgating promotion, with some modifications,” Chancellor Robert Hemenway said.
Students drawn to Web
August 10, 2002
By Mark Fagan The World Wide Web is more than a virtual reality for recruiters and admissions officials at Kansas University. It’s a financial, service and efficiency imperative.
Administrators brace for more cuts
August 10, 2002
By Terry Rombeck Brace for more. That’s the message Kansas University administrators sent as they made their most public round of budget cuts in June.
Endowment Association names new president
August 10, 2002
Jim Martin, president of the Kansas University Endowment Association for the past 11 years, will be retiring from the association later this year and will be succeeded, effective July, by Dale Seuferling, current executive vice president of the association.
Program provides leadership skills
Students ‘exposed to a full range of thoughts and experiences’
August 10, 2002
By Michelle Burhenn Although Todd Rapp says being an Air Force ROTC member will help him in the future, it is also helping him remember the past.
Students look for easy access to services
August 10, 2002
By Terry Rombeck A spring semester survey showed gaping holes in what Kansas University faculty and teaching assistants knew about services available to students on a campus sometimes criticized for being a bewildering place to students fresh from small towns and schools.
HINU students drawn to KU
Faculty also capitalizes on Research Initiative for Scientific Enhancement
August 10, 2002
By Dave Ranney A year ago, Marigold Linton thought she could double the number of American Indian students at Kansas University go from about 150 to 300 within five years. It looks like she’ll make it.
Regents toughens requirements for graduation
Students must take 45 hours of upper-division courses for degree
August 10, 2002
By Terry Rombeck Earning a bachelor’s degree from the state’s six regents schools will get a little tougher starting this fall. The Kansas Board of Regents in May increased the number of upper-division credit hours required for graduation from 40 to 45, with 60 of the total hours required from a four-year university.
Plans for scholarship halls put on hold after hearing
August 10, 2002
By Joel Mathis It’s been a long year in the 1300 block of Ohio Street. Kansas University Endowment Association bought seven dilapidated houses on the block in spring 2001 and announced plans to tear them down and replace them with two new scholarship halls.
GTAs to receive raises for next three years
Students balance taking classes, grading papers
August 10, 2002
By Terry Rombeck Brian Lindaman came to Kansas University to be a student, but he spends much of his time in front of the classroom. Lindaman is one of more than 900 graduate teaching assistants at KU who teach between 20 and 30 percent of classes each semester.
College continues to invest in upgrades
Improving network infrastructure remains priority for KU chancellor
August 10, 2002
By Mindie Paget The technological landscape at Kansas University has changed dramatically since 1995. That’s when Chancellor Robert Hemenway took the captain’s seat at KU and declared upgrading campus technology one of his missions.
KU works to attract more minorities
Administrators heighten recruiting efforts to increase enrollment
August 10, 2002
By Terry Rombeck Last year’s student body president at Kansas University was black. This year’s is Asian-American. But don’t let the figureheads fool you KU’s students are predominantly white.
Owners keep up with latest trends
Textbook market always changing
August 10, 2002
By Terry Rombeck College bookstore managers aren’t popular these days. With textbook prices steadily increasing and used books becoming more difficult to buy, some students don’t even buy the books assigned for their classes. Sometimes, they let bookstore employees know about their frustrations.
Gasoline Prices: Pump Patrol seeks deals
August 10, 2002
The Journal-World has found a gasoline price as low as $1.37 at several stations. If you find a lower price, call us at 832-7154
Holidome aims to attract conventions with renovation
Lawrence hotel hopes to boost business with $1 million project
August 10, 2002
By Chad Lawhorn The Lawrence Holidome is getting a $1 million makeover. Bruce Pham, the Holidome’s general manager, said work began last month on a project that would renovate all 106 rooms of the hotel by mid-September.
Stock indexes end week higher
August 10, 2002
Investors, feeling more confident after the market’s huge three-day rally, refrained from making major moves Friday, allowing the three major stock indexes to all end the week higher for the first time in three months.
Acceptance of gay pastors clashes with church law
August 10, 2002
There is nothing ambiguous about the United Methodist Church law that forbids the appointment of “self-avowed, practicing homosexuals” as pastors. Yet complaints against two ministers from Seattle who openly declared they are gay have been dismissed this year, allowing them to continue to preach and fueling a fierce national debate within the church.
Drug testing proposal cheap ploy
Major League baseball players know no testing program can catch cheaters consistently
August 10, 2002
What you need to understand about the proposal to test for performance-enhancing drugs in Major League Baseball is that it’s a cheap ploy. It’s a union bargaining chip for use in negotiations with had-it-up-to-here fans who are sick of greedy, muscle-headed players. In other words almost every fan.
Football Media Day Notebook: Mangino: Kansas fans not ‘fickle’
August 10, 2002
By David Mitchell Mark Mangino doesn’t blame Kansas fans for not packing Memorial Stadium in recent seasons. “I don’t think KU fans are fickle,” Mangino said Friday during the Jayhawks’ football media day. “I think they’re like a lot of fans. They want to see results. I wouldn’t go and watch a lousy ball team.”
Webb closes in on top spot
Kung, Koch lead Super Slam contender by one shot
August 10, 2002
Karrie Webb made two eagles to improve her chances of a third Women’s British Open title on Friday. Better yet for Webb, Annika Sorenstam won’t be around to challenge her.
Kansas’ deal with Nike ends
August 10, 2002
By Gary Bedore Kansas University’s athletic department has had to add $245,000 to its sports equipment budget in order to make up for the expiration of a contract with Nike, the shoe, apparel and equipment company that has been eliminating its contracts with most colleges because of the tight economy.
Players, owners closer to testing
August 10, 2002
Baseball’s lead negotiator said Friday that management and the union representing players had drawn closer on an agreement involving drug testing. Rob Manfred admitted that the two sides were apart on some specific issues related to drug testing, but sounded a note of optimism after management made a formal counterproposal to the union’s plan Friday morning.
Baseball Briefs
August 10, 2002
Mariners place Ugueto on 15-day disabled list Vizcaino agrees to one-year extension Giants add lefty Eyre, send Brohawn to Fresno
Announcer Hearn ‘loved Lakers’
Beloved broadcaster eulogized at Mass in Los Angeles
August 10, 2002
Los Angeles Lakers play-by-play announcer Chick Hearn was eulogized Friday as a broadcaster who loved his team and listeners, and whose legacy is a unifying enthusiasm among fans in an extremely diverse city.
NFL Camps: Dolphins’ schedule hectic
August 10, 2002
The Miami Dolphins are glad next week’s games don’t count. They have to play twice because the NFL wants them on national television. “They do crazy things in this league,” safety Brock Marion said. “Two games in four days is a prime example.”
NFL Preseason Roundup: Falcons stop Jaguars
August 10, 2002
The Atlanta Falcons gave their new fans something to cheer about. Michael Vick led two scoring drives, first-round draft pick T.J. Duckett got off to a promising start and the Falcons opened the preseason with a 23-13 victory over the Jacksonville Jaguars on Friday night.
Porter recalled as kind friend
Former Royal ‘touched people’s lives’
August 10, 2002
About 1,000 people gathered Friday to remember former major league catcher Darrell Porter as a loving friend. “He touched people’s lives,” said E.M. Hay, pastor of Noland Road Baptist Church in Independence. “He loved people all people, not just people of position and prominence.”
Iraq parallels
August 10, 2002
WNBA Roundup: Hammon lifts Liberty to Eastern title
August 10, 2002
Becky Hammon matched her career high with 22 points as the New York Liberty clinched the Eastern Conference title with a 74-66 victory over Washington on Friday night. Crystal Robinson added 15 points to help the Liberty (18-12) take a two-game lead over Washington and Charlotte (both 16-14) with two games remaining for all three teams.
Oregon wildfire nears record for acreage burned
August 10, 2002
The nation’s largest active wildfire grew to 308,000 acres Friday, threatening to become the biggest fire in Oregon history. The blaze, in the Siskiyou National Forest and adjoining lands in southwestern Oregon and Northern California, was close to surpassing a 1933 wildfire that burned 311,000 acres in northwest Oregon.
New York makes pitch for Oscars
August 10, 2002
Could Oscar be coming to New York? The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences and a group of New York leaders have been talking about moving part of next year’s Academy Awards show to New York City to help the recovery from the Sept. 11 terror attacks.
Explosion in Afghanistan kills dozens
August 10, 2002
A thunderous explosion Friday at a construction company rocked Jalalabad, devastating the surrounding neighborhood and blacking out power to this eastern Afghan city. Up to 25 people were reported killed and 90 injured.
Richard C. ‘Mobe’ Rucker
August 10, 2002
Child-themed events abound this weekend
August 10, 2002
The Lawrence area is providing several activities for youngsters this weekend. Children might want to attend Kid’s Safety Day, a showing of “The Black Stallion” or stretch their imaginations at “Let’s Build a Mud Fort.”
Institute progress
August 10, 2002
Lieutenant governor returns to banking
August 10, 2002
Kansas Lt. Gov. Gary Sherrer has joined Gold Banc Corp., a Leawood-based banking company, as executive vice president of bank administration, the bank announced Friday. Sherrer, 61, will serve as lieutenant governor until his term expires Jan. 13. But he will step down as secretary of the Kansas Department of Commerce and Housing.
Smoking ban sought in all NY bars, restaurants
August 10, 2002
The city said Friday it will try to ban smoking in all bars and restaurants by focusing on the potential health threat to hospitality workers. Mayor Michael Bloomberg will ask the City Council next week to outlaw smoking in the roughly 13,000 establishments not covered by the current law, which permits smoking in bars and in restaurants with fewer than 35 seats.
String of high-profile kidnappings prompts reaction among parents
August 10, 2002
Izabella Sahakian had her 4-year-old daughter fingerprinted by police this week, just in case. She also has tried to scare her two girls for their own good. “I tell them that if they are alone, they’ll take you and kill you,” said Sahakian, a receptionist in the Los Angeles suburb of Glendale who also is the mother of an 8-year-old.
Old home town - 100 years ago today
August 10, 2002
Shameful turnout
August 10, 2002
Arts event
August 10, 2002
6News video report: Horse owners trying to stay ahead of virus
August 10, 2002
6News reports on the precautions horse owners are taking after hearing the news that a Cowley County horse was infected with, and died from, the West Nile Virus.
Pickup praise
August 10, 2002
Boston’s Cardinal Law due at Marian event
August 10, 2002
The annual Marian Days celebration draws about 50,000 or more people to Carthage, and this year Boston’s Cardinal Bernard Law will be among them as he returns to the state he served earlier in his career.
6Sports video report: Mangino understands that overnight success stories are the exception, not the rule
August 10, 2002
6Sports reports on KU head football coach Mark Mangino’s thoughts and outlook on the upcoming football season; KU football players comment on Media Day.
Airport project brings new business
August 10, 2002
A nearly $1 million runway resurfacing project at Newton City/County Airport is proving to be well worth it. Thanks to a program through the Federal Aviation Administration, the airport is discovering firsthand the profitability of servicing larger jets.
Activist calls off plan for uprising in Haiti
August 10, 2002
A Haitian political activist freed from jail by armed supporters on Friday withdrew his call to oust President Jean-Bertrand Aristide pending a judicial review of his case. “We have called a halt to the demonstrations,” 38-year-old Amiot Metayer told reporters from his base in Raboteau, a shantytown in Gonaives about 60 miles north of Port-au-Prince, the capital.
Activists headline Greens forum
Indian mascots, campus politics among topics at national convention
August 10, 2002
By Terry Rombeck The leader of a national American Indian activist organization said Friday his group would lobby Ottawa University officials to stop using the Braves mascot. Vernon Bellecourt, president of the Minnesota-based American Indian Movement, said Ottawa’s use of the mascot was insensitive.
Flag helps Carpentier
August 10, 2002
A late red flag helped Patrick Carpentier win the provisional pole Friday for the CART Mid-Ohio Grand Prix. Carpentier posted a fast lap of 121.253 mph with about 90 seconds to go in the one-hour qualifying session when Tony Kanaan and Toro Takagi both spun out.
What? Rudd worry?
Lame-duck driver nabs Glen pole
August 10, 2002
Ricky Rudd didn’t let the distraction of his impending departure from his team slow him down Friday. He won the pole at Watkins Glen International. For him, there are no lingering questions about 2003, which he says is enabling him to concentrate more on finishing strong this year.
NASCAR Notebook: Road race will test precocious rookies
August 10, 2002
Jimmie Johnson and Ryan Newman are rookies in name only. Past the halfway point in the Winston Cup season, Johnson has two victories and is second to Sterling Marlin in the points going into Sunday’s race at Watkins Glen International.
Bliss earns top slot
August 10, 2002
Points leader Mike Bliss won the pole Friday for the NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series’ Federated Auto Parts 200 today at Nashville Superspeedway. Bliss, five points ahead of Terry Cook and 29 in front of Jason Leffler after 14 of 22 events, drove his Chevrolet to a track-record speed of 157.322 mph on the 1.333-mile concrete oval.
Vermeil: Wins in preseason not important
August 10, 2002
Kansas City Chiefs head coach Dick Vermeil has three simple goals for tonight’s preseason game against the San Francisco 49ers. “Number one: don’t get anybody hurt,” he said. “Number two: play with some poise, limited number of penalties. Number three: see everybody play. I want to see everybody play.”
Defending champ back for city senior tourney
August 10, 2002
Defending champion Jim Hill heads a 24-man field that will battle for the Lawrence Amateur Golf Assn. Men’s Senior Amateur championship today and Sunday. Hill shot 81-84165 to win last year’s tournament by six strokes over Bob Kocour.
Firefighter relishes battles with Western blazes
August 10, 2002
By Dave Ranney Blasbout blazes John Rodecap isn’t. “I’m a fire junkie,” he said. “If you’re just sitting around, you’re not really living. You’ve got to push yourself.”
Kansas AD finalist fired
August 10, 2002
Kathy DeBoer, one of the finalists for the Kansas University athletic director’s job last year, has been fired by new Kentucky AD Mitch Barnhart. DeBoer, who was UK’s senior associate AD, was let go this week along with marketing director Kyle Moats. She had been a finalist for the KU vacancy that was filled by Al Bohl.
Bonds to sell 600 bats
August 10, 2002
San Francisco Giants Barry Bonds has ordered 600 commemorative bats from his Canadian batmaker, to be sold for nearly $1,000 apiece now that he has hit career home run No. 600.
Ex-MU coach Powers hired
August 10, 2002
Eighteen years after he was fired at Missouri, Warren Powers is returning to the sidelines. Powers, 60, will be introduced Monday as head coach of the Show Me Believers, a National Indoor Football League team that plays its games at the Family Arena in St. Charles, about 20 miles west of St. Louis.
NCAA talks to Neuheisel
August 10, 2002
The NCAA interviewed University of Colorado officials and former coach Rick Neuheisel on Friday as it investigated 53 alleged recruiting violations by the school between 1995 and 1999.
Haskell a best bet for historic recognition
Heritage report says ‘Bleeding Kansas’ also should be emphasized
August 10, 2002
By Joel Mathis A Lawrence-centered national historic area should focus on the city’s “Bleeding Kansas” legacy, officials say and on the evolution of Haskell Indian Nations University. “The story of Native people … has never been fully told to or understood by the general public,” the National Heritage Area Committee said in its final 134-page report, which was obtained Friday by the Journal-World.
Kansan, parents charged in international child pornography ring
August 10, 2002
A group of parents sexually molested and photographed their own children and swapped pictures over the Internet, forming what one man called “the club,” said U.S. Customs Service officials who announced charges Friday against 10 Europeans and 10 Americans, including a Kansas man.
KU welcomes med students
Doctors-to-be dress the part
August 10, 2002
By Terry Rombeck Zac Huston built houses for two years after graduating from Geneva College in Pennsylvania, waiting for acceptance into the Kansas University School of Medicine. Friday, Huston was one of 175 incoming KU medical students to receive white physician coats at a ceremony marking the start of four years of medical school.
County issues burn ban
August 10, 2002
By Mark Fagan Douglas County officials imposed a burn ban Friday morning after area fire chiefs warned conditions were ripe for accidental blazes. Not that they needed to light a fire under Jere McElhaney.
Local Briefs
August 10, 2002
Families in need receive free school supplies Area: Vinland Fair wraps up Voting: County board certifies primary election results
Productivity hits slowest pace in year
August 10, 2002
The productivity of U.S. companies grew at its most sluggish pace in a year during the second quarter as the nation’s economic recovery downshifted into a lower gear.
Firms buy Global Crossing for $250 million
August 10, 2002
Global Crossing sold itself for $250 million on Friday to the same Asian companies that tried to buy the fiber-optic network company for three times as much when it first filed for bankruptcy.
Business Briefcase
August 10, 2002
Investigation: Pressure may mount for changes at WorldCom Insurance: Conseco to restructure Fraud: Investors win millions in Sunbeam lawsuit
Daily Ticker
August 10, 2002
Budget may change KSU’s image
August 10, 2002
Officials at Kansas State University already have said they may have to leave jobs vacant and eliminate programs because of budget constraints. Now, the budget cuts are threatening the campus’ appearance.
Engagements
August 10, 2002
Wedding
August 10, 2002
Anniversaries
August 10, 2002
Military news
August 10, 2002
Club news
August 10, 2002
Buffy’ takes field trip to film in England
August 10, 2002
Last year, Alyson Hannigan and Alexis Denisof traveled the world. “Last summer, we took, like, 17 flights or something,” says Denisof. “We went to Papua New Guinea and Fiji, London and New York, you name it. This year, we kept it kind of simple.”
On-campus jobs dwindling
August 10, 2002
By Joel Mathis Budget cuts at Kansas University might make it harder this fall for students to find jobs on campus. “I can’t speak for campuswide,” said Ann Hartley, associate director of KU’s Student Employment Center, “but I know that in our office our cuts hit student-hourly jobs.”
Area Briefs
August 10, 2002
Officials identify Lecompton body VFW to honor teacher
House of Blues venues
August 10, 2002
House of Blues works with many downtown venues.
Parking garages hazardous
August 10, 2002
By Scott Rothschild Most traffic accidents on the Kansas University campus occur in one of the parking garages or lots, while one of the most accident-free places on campus is the heavily traveled Jayhawk Boulevard, officials say.
Preseason NIT
August 10, 2002
Rec opportunities
August 10, 2002
Intramural Sports Fall
Shirley Mae Benefiel
August 10, 2002
Students build rapport
August 10, 2002
By Dave Ranney It’s not supposed to happen, but it does: You’re sure you deserve a A; your instructor gives you B. Now what? “This first thing is to talk to your instructor,” said Molly Mulloy, administrative officer at Kansas University’s governance office in Strong Hall, Room 33.
Hemenway supports Kansas AD Bohl in FSU fund flap
August 10, 2002
A flap over the funneling of funds at Fresno State caused Kansas athletic director Al Bohl some embarrassment last spring, but Bohl has the full support of KU Chancellor Robert Hemenway.
KU 2001 Recap
August 10, 2002