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KU prof named dean in Montana


¢ A Kansas University journalism professor has been named dean of the School of Journalism at the University of Montana, according to the [Great Falls Tribune][1]. Peggy Kuhr is a former managing editor at the Spokesman Review in Spokane, Ore._ (William Kuhr, Peggy's father) said that at age 6, Peggy decided she wanted to write a paper. Although he said that's not a fantastic accomplishment for most 6-year-olds, it was when she solidified her career in journalism."She was the reporter, executive editor and publisher," William Kuhr said._¢ A satirical news item in Britain's [The Spoof][2] says scientists at KU are conducting research to determine where, exactly, is "somewhere over the rainbow."_Cartographers, climatologists, mathematicians and physicists at the University of Kansas have revealed the long-anticipated results of their massive T.O.T.O project (Time-Orographic Travel Obviation). The goal: to find out what is that place "somewhere over the rainbow.""It turns out that place is Duluth, Minnesota," said a surprised Kelly Brockton of the Kansas Math Department. "And there are no munchkins." _Fellow scientists at Kansas were equally perplexed. Said Bill Watts of the Physics Department, "we ran multiple confirming tests of the data, and it came out the same every time: we certainly weren't in Kansas anymore." [1]: http://www.greatfallstribune.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20070510/NEWS01/705100303/1002 [2]: http://www.thespoof.com/news/spoof.cfm?headline=s2i18535


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