Archive for Wednesday, September 17, 2003

KU Open House events

September 17, 2003


Kansas University's annual Open House is from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday. Parking is free in the lots south of Jayhawk Boulevard, and a shuttle bus will operate along Oread Avenue, Jayhawk Boulevard, 15th Street, Sunnyside Avenue, Irving Hill Road and Naismith Drive. It also will run to the Lied Center.

Here are some of the events scheduled for Saturday. A full list can be found at

8 a.m.-noon -- University Theatre costume sale, Murphy Hall.

8 a.m.-3 p.m. -- University Theatre garage sale, outside Murphy Hall.

10 a.m. -- Chemistry magic show, Room 1001, Malott Hall. Also at 11 a.m.

11 a.m. -- Guided tours of campus, starting from Kansas Union. Also at noon and 1 p.m.

11 a.m. -- Admissions presentations, Visitor Center Auditorium. Also at noon.

Noon -- Spirit Squad, Wescoe Beach.

1 p.m. -- Break-Fast Crew gymnastic hip hop performance, Wescoe Beach.

Ongoing (10 a.m.-2 p.m.)

Adams Alumni Center -- Photos with Whoosh, a Jayhawk on Parade; "peach basket" basketball; food and prize drawings; noon and 1 p.m., piñata bash.

Athletics -- Jayhawk hot air balloon; see newly painted Jayhawk floor, Allen Fieldhouse.

Dance -- Free dance classes; dance sampler, Rooms 240 and 242, Robinson Gymnasium.

Diversity Fiesta -- At the lawn outside Strong Hall.

Engineering -- Displays in labs; formula race cars; concrete canoe; steel bridge competition entry; lighting displays, all at Learned Hall lawn; guided tours every 15 minutes, Eaton Hall.

Geology -- "Antique" Rock Show, chance for experts to examine samples, between Lindley and Marvin Hall.

International programs -- "Passport to the World," booths by international students, lawn between Lippincott and Dyche halls.

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