Heard on the Hill

KU Crime Blotter: Feb. 6-12

The following incidents were reported to the University of Kansas Office of Public Safety between Monday, Feb. 6, and Sunday, Feb. 12. Incidents are listed by date reported. This list may not include all crimes reported to police during the date range, as incidents occasionally are posted ...

KU Crime Blotter: Jan. 30-Feb. 5

The following incidents were reported to the University of Kansas Office of Public Safety between Monday, Jan. 30, and Sunday, Feb. 5. Incidents are listed by the dates they were reported. **Feb. 4** • Domestic battery occurred between 3 and 6:30 a.m. Feb. 4 at Ellsworth Residence Hall. ...

KU scholarship hall donor, professors emeritus among recent deaths in KU community

The man who donated $4.4 million to build and maintain Krehbiel Scholarship Hall at the University of Kansas has died. Carl Krehbiel, 68, of Moundridge, died from an accidental fall Dec. 12, 2016, at his home in San Francisco, according to his [obituary][1]. KU announced in 2007 that ...

KU Crime Blotter: Jan. 23-29

The following incidents were reported to the University of Kansas Office of Public Safety between Monday, Jan. 23, and Sunday, Jan. 29. Incidents are listed by the dates they were reported. **Jan. 27** • Someone left a bag of marijuana on a KU bus on Jan. 19. **Jan. 26** • ...

KU Crime Blotter: Jan. 16-22

The following incidents were reported to the University of Kansas Office of Public Safety between Monday, Jan. 16, and Sunday, Jan. 22. Incidents are listed by the dates they were reported. **Jan. 20** • Police arrested someone in possession of a simulated controlled substance, ...

KU Crime Blotter: Jan. 2-15

The following incidents were reported to the University of Kansas Office of Public Safety between Monday, Jan. 2, and Sunday, Jan. 15 (during KU's winter break). Incidents are listed by the dates they were reported. **Jan. 14** • Someone stole a bicycle and lock between Dec. 16 and Jan. ...

As KU classes begin today, look back on 2016 and guess about 2017

The first classes of 2017 start today on the University of Kansas campus — welcome back to campus. What’s in store this year at KU? Will it be as newsy as last year? I can predict some of the big stories that will happen at KU in 2017. The university will get a new chancellor. Major ...

The top 25 highest paying majors — KU has big enrollment growth in some of them

Enrollment is up in quite a few engineering programs at the University of Kansas in recent years. Could this be why? (And is it too late for me to change my major?) Engineering specialties make up 20 of today’s top 25 highest paying majors, according to a recently released list from the ...

KU Crime Blotter: Dec. 19-Jan. 1

The following incidents were reported to the University of Kansas Office of Public Safety between Monday, Dec. 19, and Sunday, Jan. 1. Incidents are listed by the dates they were reported. **Jan. 1** • Graffiti occurred Dec. 31 or Jan. 1 at the University Guest House. Someone spray ...

KU has very few undocumented immigrant students compared with other Kansas schools

University of Kansas chancellor Bernadette Gray-Little is one of more than 550 college and university presidents who signed a recently publicized letter supporting undocumented immigrant students and the federal Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. The KU Student Senate this ...