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KU’s financial strategist retires after 20 years

Lindy Eakin, Kansas University's vice provost for [administration and finance][1], will become a full-time teacher after spending about two decades as an administrator, [KU announced ...

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Regents, Chancellor acknowledge Wefald

KU Chancellor Robert Hemenway and Board of Regents Chairwoman Christine Downey-Schmidt, in separate statements issued today, praised K-State President Jon Wefald for his 22 years ...

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the Assault on Rev. Jeremiah Wright

The recent editorial assaults on Rev. Jeremiah Wright amount to a virtual "lynching" of him.Fifty years ago the southern white Democratic elite would have used ...

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So Much to See (5/11/2008)

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Previous:SMTS (5/4/2008) Next:SMTS (5/18/2008) It may seem I have a preoccupation with windows and doors. I know the first partial image is usually a picture ...

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Game for a Hunt?

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Want a healthy diversion from a down economy and soaring gas prices? How about an intellectual challenge that pits you against other brainy folk in ...

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The Hand That Rocks The Cradle

Mothers Day, like so many of our holidays, is rooted in ancient times. The ancient Egyptians, Greeks and Romans celebrated motherhood by honoring their goddesses. ...

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KU professor on ‘Daily Show’

KU Journalism professor David Perlmutter, author of Blog Wars and associate journalism dean for graduate studies, appeared on Jon Stewart's "Daily Show" Thursday night.While admitting ...

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‘Speed Racer’ is one for the record books

***Remember when you were a kid and you discovered the joys of coloring books? If you were like me, you just wanted to fill in ...

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Hope and Inspiration on the Prairie

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returned from a lovely weekend with KAWsters at Camp Hammond. My family and I are relative newcomers to KAW Council, but the spring weekend is ...

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Is being smart better?

The thread on my last post has veered of into an interesting area-namely the ability of animals to learn. Coincidentally two articles have appeared in ...

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G.I. Joe, Muppets, Watchmen, Australia, Stone’s “W”

Well, the same site that was reporting last week that ["Superbad"][1] star Jonah Hill was in talks to star in "Transformers 2" is now saying ...

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Mynamar (Burma) Hit by Cyclone Nargis Relief Efforts

Here's how you can help:Red Cross Vision Vision is usually leading edge on this kind of thing, and usually has people on-site before any other ...

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Is Obama (Finally) the Nominee?

So, I'll be the first to admit it- I have been experiencing election fatigue. The beginning of this process felt very hopeful and inspiring and ...

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KU prof to be guest on Daily Show

If Jon Stewart wants a guest on [the Daily Show][1], nine times out of 10 (or maybe 99 times out of 100) he gets him.On ...

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In My Yard #3

I tell my students that the small things rule in terms of how this planet functions and in the same vein you don't need a ...

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So Much to See (5/4/2008)

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Previous:SMTS (4/27/2008) Next:SMTS (5/11/2008) Last week someone identified the picture in short order. Hopefully this week it will take a big longer.So. Where was it ...

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Sifting Through the Sludge

I've resolved to abandon the inane rants I have a tendency to post. However, while thinking about my own mistakes, I started to wonder about ...

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In Defense of Rev. Wright

I disagree with Rev. Jeremiah Wright on many things, but as an American I believe that he has the right to believe whatever he wants ...

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Three car thefts reported in same block

Law enforcement report Burglaries and thefts reported ยข A 51-year-old Lawrence man reported three car burglaries and thefts Thursday that all occurred between 8 p.m. ...

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ConversationSports

Agnostic, I realized that you accidentally stumbled upon the web site. I apologize if I didn't make that clearer in my original post. I also ...

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