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KU Spaces & Places 2006

Growth potential exponential at Edwards Campus
August 12, 2006
About 2,000 students attend Kansas University’s Edwards Campus. But that’s just the tip of the iceberg for what the campus could someday serve.
KU planning pharmacy school in Wichita
August 12, 2006
Kansas University is working to open a pharmacy school in Wichita.
Updates make Hashinger home
Students will live in new style of rooms, improved features
August 12, 2006
Following a yearlong hiatus, Hashinger Hall is back in business with a new look.
Hillel continues search for new location
Jewish organization seeks more space to better meet student needs
August 12, 2006
Kansas University’s major Jewish student organization is getting ready for a big move.
KU police move to new office space
August 12, 2006
After more than 20 years of crime-fighting atop Carruth-O’Leary Hall, the Kansas University campus police department has moved to a more spacious home in the renovated former KU printing-services building at 1501 Crestline Drive.
Confucius Institute opening at Edwards
August 12, 2006
Starting this fall, more Kansas schoolchildren than ever before will begin learning the most widely spoken language in the world.
Comfortable place to congregate
Crawford center will give scholarship students site to socialize
August 12, 2006
Beginning this fall, KU students residing in scholarship halls will have something more to look forward to than their study-oriented dorm rooms.
Grant to help guide campus preservation
August 12, 2006
The Getty Foundation awarded a $130,000 grant to the Kansas University Endowment Association to create a preservation master plan that will help guide campus landscape and construction decisions into the future.
KU moves quickly to fix $6M in storm damage
FEMA to cover bulk of repair costs
August 12, 2006
The March microburst storm that tore an unpredictable swath through Lawrence and Kansas University’s campus left one piece of good news.
KU banks on new program to ease parking woes
August 12, 2006
Tired of facing the gauntlet that has been the parking situation on Kansas University’s campus?
Where to go for help
August 12, 2006
The Freshman-Sophomore Advising Center provides the following list of services for incoming students
Spencer acquires Aaron Douglas painting
August 12, 2006
The Spencer Museum of Art at Kansas University has announced the acquisition of “The Founding of Chicago,” a significant work by Aaron Douglas, a black artist from Kansas who went on to be the most important visual artist of the Harlem Renaissance.
Library hours at Kansas University
August 12, 2006
When the university libraries are open
KU center to focus on youths, obesity
August 12, 2006
Kansas University and Children’s Mercy Hospitals and Clinics are partnering to form the Center for Physical Activity, Nutrition and Weight Management, an obesity research, treatment and community outreach center.
KU Info services revamped
August 12, 2006
Where on campus do you go to get that stuff for that one thing?
Smoking ban to start this fall at Med Center
August 12, 2006
The University of Kansas Hospital and Kansas University Medical Center are going completely tobacco-free beginning Sept. 1.