Archive for Friday, March 18, 2011

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KU baseball vs. Oklahoma State Kansas vs. Boston University Steve and Lynn Scannell's historic home The day in photos, March 18, 2011
Podcasts
Polls
Do you think the Japan disaster will have a negative impact on the U.S. economy?

Poll results

Response Percent
Yes
 
68%
No
 
16%
Too early to tell
 
15%
Total 673
Which song about KU do you like more?

Poll results

Response Percent
‘Red and Blue KU’ by B Double E
 
42%
‘F.O.E.’ by MerQury
 
38%
I don’t like either
 
18%
Total 260
Videos

Lead stories

6:00 a.m.
Riders on the Pedal Hopper wave to spectators during the annual Lawrence St. Patrick's Day Parade Thursday, March 17, 2011. Lawrence St. Patrick’s Day parade-goers enjoy weather, attractions
March 17, 2011 in print edition on 1B
Hundreds of Lawrence and area residents turned out Thursday afternoon for the annual St. Patrick’s Day parade, which traveled downtown.
10:00 a.m.
Rachelle Preston, a corrections officer at the Douglas County Jail, monitors activity from inside central control in this January 2007 photo. The Douglas County Commission approved the $187,270 purchase of a new security system for the jail Wednesday. Douglas County OKs $187K for jail surveillance upgrade
March 18, 2011 in print edition on 3B
Douglas County Jail will upgrade its surveillance system with a $187,270 purchase from Siemens Industry. Douglas County Commission approved the purchase after an executive session Wednesday evening.
11:00 a.m.
Online chat
Lawrence school board candidate Bill Roth live chat
March 18, 2011
Lawrence school board candidate Bill Roth will chat live with LJWorld.com users Friday, March 18 at 11 a.m. Submit your question in advance below.
11:16 a.m.
Online chat
Lawrence school board candidate Bill Roth live chat
March 18, 2011
Lawrence school board candidate Bill Roth will chat live with LJWorld.com users Friday, March 18 at 11 a.m. Submit your question in advance below.
2:00 p.m.
Kansas University Chancellor Bernadette Gray-Little presents an autographed basketball to Colombian President and KU alumnus Juan Manuel Santos during a visit at the Presidential Palace in Bogota, Colombia, Thursday March 17, 2011. Gray-Little invites Colombian President Santos to return to his alma mater
March 17, 2011 in print edition on 1B
Chancellor Bernadette Gray-Little extended the invitation Thursday during a meeting in Bogota with Santos. Santos graduated from the university in 1973.

All stories

Ratings are red flag
Kansas University should celebrate the high rankings of some of its programs, but it also should be concerned about some programs that saw large rating declines.
March 18, 2011 in print edition on B9
It’s always nice to see Kansas University receiving recognition for traditional areas of academic excellence such as special education, city management and urban policy.
Special man
In many ways, Jim Seaver set a high standard for community and academic leadership.
March 18, 2011 in print edition on B9
Kansas University has lost one of its academic giants with the death of Jim Seaver.