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Court tackles feud over glass panels at KU football stadium

The Jayhawks are winless on the football field in 2020, but frustration borne of that folly cannot compete with the 15-year competition to assign financial responsibility for life-threatening mistakes with installation of the glass-and-metal shroud on Memorial Stadium’s press box. This ...

KU proposes no increase for food and housing rates in 2021-2022

None of Kansas’ six public universities are proposing an increase for food or housing costs in the next academic year, which will make it the second year in a row the University of Kansas has not had an increase. At a virtual meeting Wednesday, the Kansas Board of Regents took a first look ...

KU will not allow any fans at athletic events for the rest of November

Story updated at 8:53 p.m. Tuesday: The University of Kansas’ chancellor announced Tuesday that no fans will be allowed at home sporting events for the rest of November because of the ongoing surge of COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations in the region. This news will affect two volleyball ...

How Kansas universities are sending students home for Thanksgiving in a pandemic

WICHITA — In just two weeks, thousands of college students in Kansas will board planes and hop into cars daydreaming of sweet potatoes and turkey legs. Most of those students won’t return to campus for the rest of the semester. To cut the risk of spreading the coronavirus, the majority of ...

Spencer Museum reopens for November; outdoor student exhibit also on display

After months of being closed due to the pandemic, The University of Kansas' Spencer Museum of Art is once more open to the public. The museum, which is free, is open on Sundays, Mondays and Tuesdays from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. This month will be visitors' last chance to view three exhibits: ...

Longtime KU professor honored for work toward peace and justice

Longtime University of Kansas professor Elizabeth Schultz is the latest recipient of an annual award given to Douglas County citizens or organizations whose work has advanced peace or justice. Ecumenical Campus Ministries recently awarded the 2020 Tom and Anne Moore Peace and Justice Award to ...

COVID-19 spreading half as quickly in counties with mask mandates, KU research shows

Kansas counties that have mandated the use of face masks in public have seen much lower spread of COVID-19 than the statewide average, new research from the University of Kansas shows. The analysis by KU's Institute for Policy and Social Research found that counties with mask mandates had ...