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  • Weekend Preview: Miami Heat's Mario Chalmers to host Fort Lauderdale fundraiser Saturday

    Weekend Preview: Miami Heat's Mario Chalmers to host Fort Lauderdale fundraiser Saturday
    Whether in a cartoony red-and-blue Super Mario costume bouncing around the Miami Heat’s “Harlem Shake”  video or in his work clothes stepping in for a cramping LeBron James as a savior in Game 4 of last year’s NBA Finals,  the...
  • Donation will keep Jayhawk display at KU union

    Donation will keep Jayhawk display at KU union
    A 1,000-piece collection of Jayhawk memorabilia will stay at the University of Kansas Union.     James and Mary Ascher of Overland Park, Kan., have donated $130,000 to the KU Endowment so the union can buy the collection.     Bud Jennings began...
  • How to Nurture Creativity

     
    I don’t know about you but, for me, there comes a point in every single day when my brain won’t cooperate with my to-do list. There I am, sitting at my computer and seeing that I’m supposed to, for instance, write a health post for the...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Sarah Jones

    Sarah Jones
    Sarah grew up in the Kansas City area and became interested in a career as a meteorologist while in elementary school. She received a Bachelor of Science degree in Atmospheric Science from the University of Kansas in 2006. Before coming to KY3, Sarah...
  • Author Laura Moriarty visits Baltimore

    Author Laura Moriarty visits Baltimore
    It's difficult to imagine what Laura Moriarty's four novels would have been like if she had chosen a place to live other than Kansas, with its endless wheat fields and abundance of ordinary light. Moriarty, 42, focuses her gaze on the most common,...
  • News of the Weird: Chocolate Toothpaste and 'Holy Crap' Cereal!

    News of the Weird: Chocolate Toothpaste and 'Holy Crap' Cereal!
    The Precocious Tots of Finland: A University of Kansas professor and two co-authors, in research in a forthcoming issue of the Journal of Finance, found that children age 10 and under substantially outperformed their parents in earnings from stock trading...
  • Travelers Takes Documentary About U.S. Debt On Tour To University Campuses

    Exactly four weeks before Americans choose their next president, The Travelers Cos. announced it has launched a national campaign to take its documentary about the national debt to university campuses across the U.S. Travelers has said the company is...