Archive for Sunday, April 11, 2010

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KU Chancellor Inauguration The day in photos, April 11, 2010

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12:00 a.m.
The designated “KU ICU bed” is in full display at an armed services hospital at Bagram Air Field in Afghanistan. KU geography professor Jerry Dobson’s daughter-in-law, Nicole Dobson, pictured, was serving as a doctor there when the hospital was seeking memorabilia from national universities to display in the hospital. KU geography professor helps bring Jayhawk cheer to soldiers deployed overseas
April 9, 2010 in print edition on 8B
When Kansas University geography professor Jerry Dobson heard word that troops overseas were looking for Jayhawk memorabilia, he decided to take some action.
6:00 a.m.
Pat Pyle packages some of the last beef jerky on Thursday at Pyle’s Meat in Eudora. Pyle’s is closing after 50 years of being in business. Pyle Meat Co. packing up
April 11, 2010 in print edition on 1A
Four hundred pounds of beef jerky cools in the stainless steel smoker in the back room. In the front room, Tom Pyle grabs a seat at the employee lunch table, while son Pat wipes it clean from a homemade meal that his mother had brought them, as she does each day.
10:00 a.m.
The Kansas Department of Transportation, Ottawa University and The Sandbar are three regional organizations that use social media to reach more people. With social media, businesses toot their own horns
April 11, 2010 in print edition on 1A
It is a new way to ring a bar bell and have it be heard far outside the business’ four walls. The Sandbar has 1,281 followers of its Twitter account (it has about 2,400 fans on its Facebook page). The messages include some traditional advertising — like new drink specials — but they also frequently delve into regular bar talk.
2:00 p.m.
Fred Pawlicki is Kansas University’s director of continuing education. He started working for KU in 1992 as the Lied Center’s director of operations. Director’s life reveals passion for continuing ed
April 11, 2010 in print edition on 1B
One of Fred Pawlicki’s friends called him a “polymath,” which is just a fancy way of saying he’s a pretty smart guy who’s done a lot of different things.
6:00 p.m.
Using a recipe from 1610, Keri Behre, Lawrence, bakes up some "sweet cakes." The recipe called for, among other things, nutmeg, mace and rosewater. The food’s the thing: Scholar puts a sweet twist on the works of Shakespeare
April 11, 2010 in print edition on 1D
In William Shakespeare’s day, sugar was considered good for you, meat was thought to be easily digested and alcohol - well - the more, the healthier!

All stories

Being the boss: Do you find the idea appealing or appalling?
April 11, 2010 in print edition on E1
Do you have what it takes to be a boss?
Scrabble changes overseas have fans in uproar
April 11, 2010 in print edition on D4
Scrabble purists can relax.
Partisan voters
The numbers aren’t large, but a move toward more unaffiliated voters in Kansas may be sending a message about political trends.
April 11, 2010 in print edition on B6
Some subtle trends in Kansas voter registration may be sending a message about how voters in the state, and perhaps the nation, are feeling about partisan politics.