Betty Born, Topeka, and Chuck Benedict, Lawrence, swing to the big band tune “In the Mood” Sunday evening during a Veterans Day program, “A Tribute to Veterans: USO Style,” at the Dole Institute of Politics, 2350 Petefish Drive. The event featured the Moonlight Serenade Orchestra.
Attendees of the program, from left, seated, Warren Banning, Nancy Reiling, Neal Harris, Marcie Clester and Vera Cole, visit with Barbara Ballard, Kansas representative and associate director of the Dole Institute of Politics, during Sunday evening’s Veterans Day program.
Recruit Landen Lucas is 6-foot-9, 240-pound center from Westview High School in Portland, Ore.
Volunteers bag hundreds of pounds of surface scum pulled from Potters Lake Sunday, Nov. 13, 2011. Using a boat and a rope to circle around areas of vegetation, the scum was pulled to shore by a truck in an attempt at preventive maintenance of the campus lake.
Volunteer Sam Coonrod, Manhattan, freshman, left, and Stan Loeb, an environmental specialist at KU, use a boat and a rope to circle an area of surface scum on Potters Lake Sunday, Nov. 13, 2011. The rope was pulled to shore by a truck, removing unwanted aquatic vegetation from the pond in an attempt at preventive maintenance of the campus lake. Loeb estimated that volunteer crews would remove a few tons of the vegetation Sunday.
Bernie Kish, KU lecturer in health, sport and exercise science, was the recipient of the 2011 HOPE, or Honor for an Outstanding Progressive Educator, Award during halftime of the game Saturday.