Val Stella, a distinguished professor of pharmaceutical chemistry at Kansas University, is pictured in his lab at Simons Laboratories. Stella recently won a prestigious award named after his mentor, former KU pharmaceutical chemist Takeru Higuchi.
An online petition collected more than 50,000 signatures asking for the resignation of state Rep. Virgil Peck after he made comments likening illegal immigrants to feral hogs March 15, 2011. Several local and national human rights organizations will present the petition to Gov. Sam Brownback Friday, March 25, 2011.
Jennifer Gangel works in Kansas University Hospital Poison Control Center, which serves the state of Kansas. The center receives about 30,000 calls annually.
Kansas players Marcus Morris, center, Elijah Johnson, Jordan Juenemann and assistant coach Joe Dooley shake hands with a group of U.S. Army veterans injured in Iraq and Afghanistan during a day of practices and press conferences at the Alamodome in San Antonio on Thursday, March 24, 2011.
As the Kansas University men’s basketball team prepares to play in the NCAA Sweet 16 in San Antonio, Imy Poteet, Perry, left, and her granddaughter Caitlin Schlesener, 13, Lawrence, picked out their Jayhawks shirts Thursday at Kansas Sampler, 921 Mass. The store said that in the last few days they’ve sold more than 300 T-shirts and some styles have sold out.
David Loewenstein's exhibit "Them" focuses on the idea of the other and how we define and separate those different from us.
Lawrence fire fighters were busy testing out the city's new fire truck — a 100' ladder — on Monday March 21, 2011 at the fire and medical training center at 19th and Haskell. The truck cost about $1.2 million but replaced a truck that was more than 20 years old.
Giant blades are among the pieces of oversized equipment trucked throughout Kansas to meet the state and region's booming wind industry demands. This blade was at the westbound weigh station on Interstate 70 near the Kansas State Highway 99 interchange
This is an image from a virtual 3D model of Allen Fieldhouse, set to be available this afternoon through Google Earth. By the end of next week, users of the program will be able to step inside and look around at the playing area's — from any and every angle, even from standing on the catwalks above the scoreboard. "I've always wanted to (go up there), but never had the chance," said Brian McClendon, a KU graduate and fan who is vice president and co-founder of Google Earth.