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Varied courses, seminars encourage lifelong learning
August 11, 2001
By Stephanie Paterik Ask anyone at Kansas University’s School of Continuing Education when it is best to stop attending school and they will tell you “never.” And with blossoming technology and information-minded residents, they’ve got their work cut out for them.
One-track curriculum a thing of the past in communications
August 11, 2001
By Stephanie Paterik The field of journalism was once stagnant, and so were the methods of training. Now it’s a rapidly changing field, and Kansas University’s biggest goal is keeping pace, said Jimmy Gentry, dean of the School of Journalism and Mass Communication.
School looks within during accreditation
Engineering plans for new building
August 11, 2001
By Stephanie Paterik Kansas University’s School of Engineering is looking in the mirror, so to speak. Last semester, the school began its accreditation process, which comes around every six years. Dean Carl Locke said taking a close look at the school’s degree programs, progress and shortcomings will help the school improve.
Keeping up with technology a challenge
August 11, 2001
By Stephanie Paterik The interim dean of Kansas University Libraries isn’t shy about her role: She oversees the largest library system in the state and one of the top collections in the nation. Successful as it is, Julia Rholes doesn’t want it to remain stagnant.
KU makes major push to recruit online
August 11, 2001
By Stephanie Paterik There’s more than one way to catch a Jayhawk.
Dean: Creativity, connections vital
Montgomery says communication among departments increasing
August 11, 2001
By Stephanie Paterik You would expect creativity to be the foundation of Kansas University’s School of Fine Arts, and it is. But communication is nearly as vital to students and faculty in the college, according to Toni-Marie Montgomery, the school’s dean.
KUED Journalism
August 11, 2001
spaterik@ljworld.com The field of journalism was once stagnant, and so were the methods of training.
KUED Online recruiting
August 11, 2001
spaterik@ljworld.com There’s more than one way to catch a Jayhawk.
Mountain lion reported in yard
August 11, 2001
By Stephanie Paterik Alice Summers says it was no ordinary cat stalking around her west Lawrence home at 7:30 a.m. Friday. “My dog was tied to the front porch and started barking, so I looked outside, and 20 feet from my dog was this lion,” Summers said. “The lion stared at us like it was sizing us up and continued to stalk our house for half an hour.”
Fair maintains quaint traditions
August 10, 2001
By Stephanie Paterik Most fairs have carnival rides and funnel cakes. The Vinland Free Fair has antique sawing contests and homemade pies. And no one’s complaining.

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