Chancellor Bernadette Gray-Little and other KU administrators told an audience Wednesday to continue to expect difficult cuts in the future. Having already eliminated 200 positions, some of which came through layoffs, KU now faces another round of cuts from the state, along with grim projections continuing through 2011. Though administrators said no furloughs were needed under current assumptions about the budget, KU announced a policy Wednesday showing how they might be implemented.
Science club students at Sunflower School have an opportunity to learn about Antarctic research on Wednesday through volunteers with the Center for Remote Sensing of Ice Sheets at Kansas University. Outreach instructor Cheri Hamilton, center, explains the properties of a gooey substance that students used to understand glacier flow.
Science club students at Sunflower Elementary on Wednesday got an opportunity to learn about glaciers through volunteers with KU Center for Remote Sensing of Ice Sheets. During a slideshow presentation, Marci Leuschen points to a campsite area that her husband Carl is staying for the next two months in Antarctica.
Ashlyn Johnson, 19 months, picks out a pumpkin at a pumpkin patch. She is the daughter of Ryan Johnson and Kelly Hannifan, Eudora, who submitted the picture.
Kansas guard Sherron Collins pumps up his teammates after a slow start by the Jayhawks against Alcorn State during the first half, Wednesday, Dec. 2, 2009 at Allen Fieldhouse.
Kansas forward Thomas Robinson throws down a dunk against Alcorn State during the second half, Wednesday, Dec. 2, 2009 at Allen Fieldhouse.
Kansas fans come to their feet in the north end zone as the Jayhawks leave the court Wednesday following warmups in preparation for tipoff against Alcorn State at Allen Fieldhouse. Kansas Athletics Inc. is discounting seats normally reserved for students at $10 a seat.