Nebraska's Bryce Nimmo accepts congratulations after scoring against Kansas State. The Cornhuskers won, 5-2, in the Big 12 baseball tournament Friday in Oklahoma City.
Joanne Bergman, left, and Laura Calwell are with Friends of the Kaw, one of many organizations named among the winners of the 2008 Imagination & Place Environmental Award for volunteers on April 22 at the Lawrence Arts Center.
Friends of Hidden Valley members, from left, are Durand Reiber, Jill Giele, Robin Robertson, Margaret Townsend and Jill Baringer. Friends of Hidden Valley was one of many organizations named among the winners of the 2008 Imagination & Place Environmental Award for volunteers on April 22 at the Lawrence Arts Center.
From left are Elizabeth Berghout, Stacy Cope and Wilma Baruth. Berghout, a Kansas University carillonneur, gave a tour of KU's Campanile to members of the Betty Washington Chapter of the National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution on April 19.
Members from the Betty Washington Chapter of the National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution attend the 110th State Conference on May 2-4 in Topeka. Back row, from left, are Deana Sage, Stacy Cope, Shari Johnson and Nancy Jaeger; front row, from left, are Diane Myer, Carol Bradbury and Geraldine Livers.
Members of Schwegler School PTA, from left, are Anna Busby, Kristy Teska, Margaret Springe and Lars Leon. The Schwegler PTA was one of many organizations named among the winners of the 2008 Imagination & Place Environmental Award for volunteers on April 22 at the Lawrence Arts Center.
Marie Stockett won a volunteer award at the 2008 Imagination & Place Environmental Award ceremony on April 22 at the Lawrence Arts Center.
Debbie Douglass, second from left, received the Distinguished Service Award from Kansas University chapter of Sigma Xi, an honorary scientific research society, which was established at KU in 1889. Douglass was the chapter's administrative assistant for 10 years. The award was presented by Stan Loeb, left, former president, Ed Morris, president-elect, and Ken Audus, president.
Cans for the Community members, from left, Delmer Kruse, Wendell McGaugh, Will Lunn, Linda Lang, Linda Klinker, Delisa Drewes and Kathy Richardson attended the presentation ceremony for the 2008 Imagination & Place Environmental Award for volunteers on April 22 at the Lawrence Arts Center.
Nancy O'Connor, left, of the Community Mercantile, and artist Lisa Grossman attended the 2008 Imagination & Place Environmental Award ceremony on April 22 at the Lawrence Arts Center. Food for the event was catered from Community Mercantile and Grossman was the creator of the 2008 awards.
The Committee on Imagination & Place of the Lawrence Arts Center, in partnership with the city of Lawrence Waste Reduction & Recycling Division, recently honored local volunteers who have made a positive impact on the local, regional and global environment. Winners of the 2008 Imagination & Place Environmental Award, presented April 22 at the Lawrence Arts Center, included members of Schwegler School PTA, Cans for the Community, Friends of the Kaw, and Friends of Hidden Valley, along with Marie Stockett, as an individual. The 2008 awards were commissioned watercolor artworks by Lawrence artist Lisa Grossman.
From left, James Perkins, Chad Brisendine and Ephraim Murad, of the Fresno Fire Department, monitor the Summit Fire on Friday from the deck of a home in the Santa Cruz Mountains west of Gilroy, Calif. Fire crews struggled on Friday to maintain fire lines around a wildfire that chewed through centuries-old redwoods and pushed hundreds out of their homes in the Santa Cruz Mountains. Gusty winds picked up in the afternoon after heavy morning fog had given much-needed relief to firefighters. By Friday evening, they had contained about 25 percent of the blaze.
The Statue of Liberty appears on one screen and a map of New York on another in the New York Police Department's surveillance helicopter May 6 in New York. Police officials say the chopper's sweeps of the city landmarks and other potential targets are invaluable to the NYPD's post-Sept. 11 mission of guarding against another attack. They also argue that keeping it an "unmarked ship" provides a see-but-not-be-seen advantage against lurking terrorists and other bad guys.
This fully working Phoenix Mars Lander, located in the University of Arizona's Science Operations Center north of the campus in Tucson, Ariz., is used for testing by the mission scientists. If the lander makes a successful touchdown in Mars' northern polar region, NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in California will turn over scientific control to researchers at the university's Lunar and Planetary Laboratory.
Chinese railway workers walk along the damaged train tracks Friday in front of a destroyed chemical plant outside the town of Hongbai of Shifang county, in China's southwest Sichuan province. The May 12 quake killed more than 55,000, and more than 5 million people in Sichuan province remain homeless.
Members of West Junior High School's global warming after-school club, Turn It Down, get ready to march in the Lawrence Earth Day Parade. Standing, from left, are Cynthia Annett, adviser, Forrest Neibarger and Jacob Drentlaw. Seated are Ruthie Ozonoff, Caitlin Laird, Kayla Campbell, Anna Dietz and Candice Meiners, who submitted the picture.
Lawrence attorney Charles Whitman plays a lobbyist in the film "Hope" with the movie's director, Rich Ambler.
Janet Sunderland and Hank Rector play Molly and Ed Bryant in the movie "Hope." Ed suffers from Alzheimer's disease and his wife, Molly, cares for him.
Ranjit Arab, right, as Dr. Preet Walia in a hospital scene from "Hope."
Ranjit Arab of Lawrence, left, plays Dr. Preet Walia in the new film "Hope." Jan Chapman, right, plays Eleanor Moreland, the mother of a son seriously hurt in a car accident, and Miranda Moore, center, plays the son's girlfriend, Courtney.
Ranjit Arab of Lawrence plays Dr. Preet Walia in the new movie "Hope" which was shot in Kansas City, Mo.