KU Today

Self: Jayhawks have to put celebrations behind, focus on future
Moving Forward
August 16, 2008
Bill Self was truly heartened by the response to Kansas University’s first national basketball championship since 1988. “Overwhelming … cool … humbling,” KU’s sixth-year coach exclaimed of Jayhawk Nation’s celebrating after a 75-68 overtime victory over Memphis on April 8 at San Antonio’s Alamodome.
Freshman Goodrich could be key
Point guard to be counted on for Jayhawks to overcome last year’s turnover shortcoming
August 16, 2008
Her name conceivably could be construed to mean “Celestial Automobile Tires” and perhaps that’s apropos. Angel Goodrich does indeed come with a smooth set of wheels and, from all indications, is heaven-sent to Kansas University’s women’s basketball program.
Tough schedule beneficial to soccer team
August 16, 2008
The Kansas University women’s soccer team went through murderer’s row a year ago.
Price counting on ballyhooed recruits
August 16, 2008
Rarely one to avoid hyperbole, Ritch Price nonetheless raised more than a few eyebrows when he announced his group of signees.
Coach Bunge’s outlook: ‘I like what I see’
August 16, 2008
Tracy Bunge can’t help but be optimistic about next spring and her 13th season as Kansas University’s softball coach.
Bechard facing changing of guard
August 16, 2008
Over the past four years, Emily Brown had been the face of Kansas University volleyball. But in 2008, KU coach Ray Bechard will begin life without the Baldwin City native. And while Brown was an integral player on the court, Bechard already has prepped for the post-Brown era.
Rowing team loaded with experience
August 16, 2008
Experience is big advantage when it comes to sports. Especially when it’s in the leadership positions - like point guard in basketball or quarterback in football. Or in rowing, it’s the coxswain.
Several track and field stars departed
August 16, 2008
On the heels of easily the best year in program history, the 2008-09 Kansas University women’s track and field team will have to overcome a lot of hurdles to reach the same bar as the 2007-08 season.
KU medical school pushes $800M life science initiative
August 11, 2007
Kansas University officials say their 10-year plan for KU’s medical school is what is needed to lift the school to the “next level.”
Ten pressing issues facing Kansas University
August 11, 2007
The past year at Kansas University has been marked by new leadership, a heated hospital dispute, a growing focus on the importance of research and a struggle to find ways to update the campus’ aging buildings.
KPR health series funding renewed
August 11, 2007
Kansas Public Radio’s weekly health segment, “Kansas Health: A Prescription for Change,” has received funding to continue for another 2 1/2 years.
Alternatives researched to head off fuel costs
Electric car, energy audit among experiments
August 11, 2007
At Kansas University - like most everywhere else - there’s a fair amount of head-scratching going on about rising fuel prices.
Cleaner-burning buses among KU’s green-friendly endeavors
August 11, 2007
The cloud has been lifted.
Emergency notification system to be launched
August 11, 2007
Kansas University administrators are confident students, faculty and staff will be able to receive emergency text messages starting this month.
Storm victims given extension to pay tuition
August 11, 2007
Kansas University is giving students affected by recent natural disasters some extra time to pay their tuition.