Archive for Friday, May 11, 2012

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12:00 a.m.
Kansas University doctoral candidate Annalise Nawrocki is pictured with her two-year-old daughter, Zoie Nawrocki, and husband Cory Hills on Thursday in their Lawrence home. Nawrocki and Hills experienced an unforeseen difficulty when Hills suffered a brain hemorrhage after a fall from a ladder. While helping her husband through his recovery and raising their daughter, Nawrocki managed to continue with her doctoral degree in ecology and evolutionary biology. Coping with accident among hardest tests for graduate
May 10, 2012
Annalise Nawrocki’s six-year path to a doctoral degree in ecology and evolutionary biology concludes this weekend, but the journey was anything but normal.
6:00 a.m.
Missouri residents may have the option of getting personalized license plates displaying their Kansas University loyalties. This Journal-World photo illustration shows what the KU plates might look like if the logo was placed on the current Missouri license plate. A KU license plate in Missouri? It could happen
May 10, 2012
A Jayhawk on a Missouri license plate? No need to check to see if those pigs have sprouted wings. It could be a reality as soon as June 2013.
10:00 a.m.
The Kansas Department of Social and Rehabilitation Services, 1901 Delaware Street. Senators upset with SRS over conditions in sexual assault and domestic violence program
3:17 p.m., May 10, 2012 Updated 4:37 p.m.
Recently, the Kansas Coalition Against Sexual and Domestic Violence said it was withdrawing from the contract proposal with the Kansas Department of Social and Rehabilitation Services because the requirements that SRS was putting on the contract would jeopardize the safety of victims.
2:00 p.m.
Kansas University students participate in a beer drinking game in March 2010 outside a student rental house just off campus. KU, Lawrence joining forces to improve students’ off-campus behavior
May 10, 2012
Kansas University may not just track students’ grades in the future. In some cases, it may track where students had their last drink as well.
6:00 p.m.
Graduating Haskell senior Eddie Moore, who grew up on the impoverished Fort Belknap Reservation in Montana, is the first person in his family to get a bachelor’s degree. He has lined up an internship with the corporate headquarters of Wal-Mart Stores Inc. in Arkansas. From a place of ‘very little hope’ to a bright future
May 11, 2012
Eddie Moore plans to buck the trends of his hometown, where unemployment is 72 percent. He’ll become the first in his family to graduate with a bachelor’s degree today. And he’s already had success, earning an internship at Wal-Mart Stores Inc. corporate headquarters in Bentonville, Ark.

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