John Gaunt, dean of the KU School of Architecture, Design and Planning addresses the crowd that came to see the opening of the new Center for Design Research on KU's West Campus.
The former Chamney Barn was the center of attention on Saturday July 17, 2011 as interested onlookers and Chamney family members from left, Kate Rockhill, Marilyn Chamney Lee, Patrina Chamney, Li Chen, Clifford Chamney, Janet Wood Wells and Marie Chamney Wood look on during the ceremonies to open the new KU Center for Design Research.
A ribbon cutting was held on KU's West Campus for the new KU Center for Design Research. The building, which will showcase many renewable technologies, was built by KU students in the Studio 804 class.
Lucy McAllister, Lawrence, left, gets some information on a fern wall from student Kristen Oschwald, St. Louis, inside the new KU Center for Design Research on KU's West Campus. Oschwald helped with building the new center.
KU Provost Jeff Vitter, left, and Greg Thomas, director of the Center for Design Research, charge a car with electric energy generated by a wind generator on Saturday July 17, 2011 at the Center for Design Research.
KU professor Dan Rockhill, far right, honors all the students who helped build the new Center for Design Research at Kansas University. A ribbon cutting was held on KU's West Campus, the culmination of months of work.
Rebecca Finney, Lawrence, raises her hands and sings along with others "This Land Is our Land." Hundreds of people showed up in South Park on Saturday, July 16, 2011, to rally against the closing of the SRS office in Lawrence.
Hundreds of people showed up in South Park on Saturday, July 16, 2011, to rally against the closing of the SRS office in Lawrence.
Joey Sprague Lawrence was one of many who were at South Park on Saturday, July 16, 2011, to voice their thoughts about the closing of the SRS office in Lawrence.
Hundreds of people showed up in South Park on Saturday, July 16, 2011, to rally against the closing of the Social and Rehabilitation Services office in Lawrence.
An old photograph from the early 1900s looks south across the Kansas River with the old bridge at right and buildings downtown in the distance.
Lawrence Ray Bloxsom received this $675 bill after his limousine was towed following a recent fender bender near downtown. Even though his vehicle was only towed three miles by Midwest Tow and Recovery, Bloxsom was still charged $125 for mileage.
Lawrence Chamber Orchestra’s annual Baroque by Candlelight Concert and Reception was held Feb. 19 at Trinity Episcopal Church in Lawrence. From left, Allan Hanson and Nancy Mitchell serve wine at the event.
Lawrence Chamber Orchestra oboists Margaret Marco and Daniel Sumrall, front, and other musicians take a bow during the orchestra’s Baroque by Candlelight Concert and Reception on Feb. 19. From left are Chun-Chien Chuang, violin; Larry Rice, bass; Marco; Matthew Herren, cello; and Sumrall.
St. Jude Circle No. 1127, Daughters of Isabella, served chili and homemade soup for students on Feb. 12 at the St. Lawrence Catholic Center. From left are Sandy Hare, Connie Rockers, Janet Huss, Cheryl Hammerschmidt, Kathie Baldwin, Bert Morgison and Nancy Krische, all of Lawrence.
St. Jude Circle No. 1127, Daughters of Isabella, co-hosted the Kansas State Circle’s 10th annual convention in April with the Topeka Circle. Circle regent Debbie Kurtz hosted a brunch for members on Feb. 12 at her home. From left are Nancy Krische, Michelle Huslig-Lowrance, Donna Krische and Bert Morgison, all of Lawrence.
Members of the Omicron Chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma have been collecting shoes and small suitcases for children at KVC Behavioral Health Care Agency in Lawrence. So far, the members have donated at total of 22 small suitcases and 70 pairs of shoes. The most recent delivery, in March, included 30 pairs of shoes and 11 suitcases. From left are Cathey Parsons, Omicron president; Dusti Powell, then-KVC community resource specialist; and Mary Gauthier and Jean O’Toole, both Omicron members, all of Lawrence.
David and Lauren Brown
Kevin and Erin Nelson
Jason Schuh and Cassie Carpenter
Jesse Doudna and Bobby Donohue
Mark Mehrer and Kaidee Dockter
Summer Baker and Brian Workman
Michael Younger and Kelsi Mishler
Happy 100th birthday! A long-time customer, Norma Kampschroeder of Lawrence, celebrated her 100th birthday June 29 at McDonald’s with family and friends. Patrick Manning submitted the photo.