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  • KU Endowment gets $1M gift

    KU Endowment gets $1M gift
    The University of Kansas Endowment Association has announced a $1 million unrestricted donation.     The KU Endowment says Barbara Werbe Meek, a 1960 KU graduate who lives in Baton Rouge, La., has committed to a $1 million gift to the university. The...
  • $10-million gift to K-U

    $10-million gift to K-U
    A former dean at the University of Kansas Medical Center and her husband left a $10 million gift to the medical center and university libraries when they died last year.     The university's endowment association announced the gift from the estate of...
  • Laurel college student awarded fellowship; students earn dean's list recognition

    Brent Ault, of Laurel, was awarded a James Madison Fellowship by the James Madison Memorial Fellowship Foundation of Alexandria, Va., to support further study of American history. The fellowship will fund up to $24,000 of Ault's course of study toward a...
  • Former Michigan State provost chosen to head UC Riverside

    Former Michigan State provost chosen to head UC Riverside
    The former No. 2 administrator at Michigan State and a recent finalist to head up several other public universities around the country has been nominated to be the next chancellor of UC Riverside, officials announced Thursday. Kim A. Wilcox, who is an...
  • Field Museum cutting costs, losing scientists

    Field Museum cutting costs, losing scientists
    Chicago's Field Museum made headlines on four continents this year after researchers discovered a 600-year-old Chinese coin in late December on the Kenyan island of Manda, revealing there was trade between China and East Africa before European explorers...
  • Inventor of 'Superflab' gives $2 million to KU

    Inventor of 'Superflab' gives $2 million to KU
    A University of Kansas graduate who invented a synthetic gel called "Superflab" for use in radiology clinics has donated $2 million to the university for a professorship and two scholarships.     Gene Feaster, of Leawood, received his bachelor's degree...
  • Skipping meds linked to more hospital visits for kids

    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Kids and teens with asthma and type 1 diabetes often don't take their medication as prescribed, and those that skip doses are more likely to end up in the emergency room, according to a new review. More than half of children...
  • Lawrence police unit taking aim at unruly partiers

    Lawrence police unit taking aim at unruly partiers
    (AP) - University of Kansas students say a special Lawrence police detail set up to curb dangerous behavior among partiers downtown is unfairly targeting them as a way to raise revenue for the city.     But police say the special patrols that began Aug....
  • So that's how to get into Harvard: Cheat

    OK, all together now: No wonder we didn’t get into Harvard. We weren’t cheaters. Turns out that that “C” isn’t just for “Crimson.” As The Times’ Matt Pearce wrote Thursday: “According to an email...
  • AT&T plans upgrades to mobile phone use at KU

    AT&T plans upgrades to mobile phone use at KU
    AT&T is planning to install an antenna system designed to improve download speeds and capacity for mobile phone use across the University of Kansas campus.       The university says the company will build a network of small antenna systems, with a...
  • KU professor put on administrative leave after Twitter comment

    KU professor put on administrative leave after Twitter comment
    A University of Kansas professor is on indefinite administrative leave after a controversial tweet posted Monday. It read: "#NavyYardShooting The blood is on the hands of the #NRa. Next time, let it be YOUR sons and daughters. Shame on you. May God...