Archive for Thursday, May 17, 2007

Also from May 17

Births
Blog entries
Chats
Obituaries
On the street
Photo galleries
Bench dedication Bomb scare
Podcasts
Polls
How do you deal with the influx of crowds for KU graduation?

Poll results

Response Percent
I make sure to avoid downtown
 
48%
I go about my normal business
 
48%
Undecided
 
2%
Total 281
Videos

Lead stories

6:00 a.m.

Kansas University freshman Isaac McPheeters, Lawrence, front and center, takes notes during a psychology lecture in Budig Hall. McPheeters, who was home schooled for most of his K-12 years, says the transition to college has gone well. Former home-schoolers transition to college, work
May 13, 2007 in print edition on 1A
There are times, just for fun, that Isaac McPheeters plays the part of the stereotypical home-schooler with his Kansas University classmates.
<h6>Special report</h6> <a href="http://www2.ljworld.com/news/education/home_schooling/learning_outside_the_lines/"><img src="http://media.lawrence.com/img/features/2007/05/11/home-school-feature_r290x120.jpg" alt="Learning outside the lines: a Journal-World special report" /></a>
9:00 a.m.
KU Peacebuilders founder Jon Dennis plans to join the Peace Corps. Passionate peace activist to go from graduation to Corps
May 17, 2007 in print edition on 1A
Peace is at the center of virtually everything Jon Dennis does. He’s a founder and president of Kansas University Peacebuilders, he’s a member of the Lawrence Coalition for Peace and Justice and he’s joined the Peace Corps. Dennis, who will walk down Campanile Hill during KU commencement on Sunday, has even been arrested for his actions in a Washington, D.C., march for peace.
<h6>Special report</h6> <a href="http://www2.ljworld.com/news/education/home_schooling/learning_outside_the_lines/"><img src="http://media.lawrence.com/img/features/2007/05/11/home-school-feature_r290x120.jpg" alt="Learning outside the lines: a Journal-World special report" /></a>
11:58 a.m.
Preschoolers from the Lawrence Arts Center pause to examine Joseph Ducreux's painting 'Le Discret' (The Silence) as they tour the Spencer Museum of Art Wednesday at Kansas University. KU officials are talking with an Indianapolis-based developer about the possibility of a KU natural history and art museum in Olathe. KU may open museum in Olathe
May 17, 2007 in print edition on 1A
Kansas University officials confirmed Wednesday that they’re negotiating with a developer about building a fine arts and science museum in Olathe. Early discussions with MaeGrace LLC have revealed vague details about a museum that would house elements from the KU Natural History Museum and Spencer Art Museum.
<h6>Special report</h6> <a href="http://www2.ljworld.com/news/education/home_schooling/learning_outside_the_lines/"><img src="http://media.lawrence.com/img/features/2007/05/11/home-school-feature_r290x120.jpg" alt="Learning outside the lines: a Journal-World special report" /></a>
2:27 p.m.
Kansas University students walk along Jayhawk Boulevard as others wait at the bus stop Wednesday afternoon outside Snow Hall. The Kansas Board of Regents released enrollment numbers for the spring semester that show a slight decrease in enrollment from spring 2006. KU unveils tuition plan
May 17, 2007
The cost of going to Kansas University would be nearly 16 percent more for incoming freshmen, but their tuition rate would be frozen for four years under a plan unveiled Thursday by school officials.
<h6>Special report</h6> <a href="http://www2.ljworld.com/news/education/home_schooling/learning_outside_the_lines/"><img src="http://media.lawrence.com/img/features/2007/05/11/home-school-feature_r290x120.jpg" alt="Learning outside the lines: a Journal-World special report" /></a>

All stories

On the record
May 17, 2007 in print edition on B2
Lawrence Datebook
May 17, 2007 in print edition on B2
Horoscopes
May 17, 2007 in print edition on A12
Old Home Town - 25 years ago
May 17, 2007 in print edition on B6
Aaron’s role to increase
Baseball owners approve sale of Braves to Liberty Media Corp.
May 17, 2007 in print edition on C7
Hank Aaron will take on an increased role with the Atlanta Braves following the team’s sale Wednesday from Time Warner Inc. to Liberty Media Corp.
Old Home Town - 40 years ago
May 17, 2007 in print edition on B6
Commodities
May 17, 2007 in print edition on A12
Old Home Town - 100 years ago
May 17, 2007 in print edition on B6
Nets live another day
Kidd helps New Jersey secure Game 5 victory in Cleveland
May 17, 2007 in print edition on C8
They had overcome numerous injuries, trade rumors and talk of an eventual breakup for months. So with their season on the line, the New Jersey Nets did what they’ve always done. Survived.
Sloan’s offseason has to wait
Jazz back in conference finals for first time since 1998
May 17, 2007 in print edition on C8
It’s the middle of May and Utah Jazz coach Jerry Sloan still has some coaching to do.