Members of KU’s Chancellors Club gathered Oct. 22 for the 33rd annual celebration. Friday’s activities included a reception at the Spencer Museum of Art, followed by dinner in Kansas Union’s ballroom. Singing “Crimson and the Blue,” from left, are Dale Seuferling, president of KU Endowment; Kurt and Sue Watson, Andover; KU Chancellor Bernadette Gray-Little and husband Shade Little; and Robert Eaton, Naples, Fla., and his wife, Connie, not shown. During the event, Chancellor Gray-Little presented Yu-Jui Yvonne Wan the 2010 Chancellors Club Research Award and Richard De George the 2010 Chancellors Club Lifetime Teaching Award.
2010 Salesperson of the Year Judy Brynds, left, McGrew Real Estate; 2010 Realtor of the Year Randy Barnes, Hedges Realty Executives; and 2010 Distinguished Service Award winner Ida Lewis, Stephens Real Estate, were honored Friday at the 2011 Realtor Installation & Awards Mixer at Maceli’s, 1031 N.H.
Jonathan Kahn, left, watches as his wife, Kay Huff, is sworn in Friday as a new Douglas County judge by Chief District Judge Robert Fairchild in the Division 1 courtroom of the Law Enforcement Center, 111 E. 11th St. Huff replaces District Judge Jean Shepherd, who retired this month.
Ryan Crum, whose father, Thomas Crum, was killed in a 2008 hit-and-run accident; Kansas Rep. Paul Davis, D-Lawrence; and Douglas County District Attorney Charles Branson answer questions from the media during a Friday afternoon press conference that detailed new legislation that would institute stiffer penalties for drivers who leave the scene of a fatality accident.
Chris Claterbos has six solar panels on his roof now, but he plans to add more. When he built his home more than 20 years ago, he planned for the eventual installation of solar panels.
Students at Central Junior High School tracked their daily activity in a week-long Pedometer Challenge. On Friday, ninth-graders Charlie Backus, left, and William Harnar completed their activity log sheets with the rest of the advanced physical education class.
Former University of Kansas official Rodney Jones, right, leaves the U.S. Federal Courthouse in Wichita, Kan., on Friday, Jan. 14, 2011, with his attorney, Gerald Handley, after appearing in court, accused of conspiring to steal more than $2 million in tickets to athletic events.