By Chuck Woodling Information about a preliminary NCAA inquiry into rules violations at Fresno State wasn't made available to the Kansas University search committee that recommended hiring Al Bohl as KU's athletic director.
By Terry Rombeck Hospital leaders are hoping "Treads and Threads" earns bread for KU Med. "Treads and Threads," a black-tie gala this fall at the Kansas Speedway in Kansas City, Kan., will represent increased involvement by the Kansas University Endowment Association at the hospital.
6Sports reports on the appearance of Oklahoma high schoolers J.R. Giddens and Jeremy Case, in the area to compete in the AAU basketball tournament. Giddens and Case have orally committed to the KU basketball team.
By Terry Rombeck Jeff Allmon is tired of Lawrence's streets looking like a landfill during the last week of July. So he's recruiting Kansas University students to scout the city for furniture and other items being hauled to the curb by renters whose leases are expiring Wednesday.
By Terry Rombeck Dr. Richard McCallum has felt somewhat helpless. Over the past 25 years, he's seen how irritable bowel syndrome can change a patient's life. But he's never been able to prescribe medication for his patients.
By Joel Mathis While Kansas University and the city's historic preservationists battle over the future of three old houses in the 1300 block of Ohio Street, Dennis Farney watches as his dream is deferred.
By Terry Rombeck Lesleigh Lee has wanted to be a doctor for as long as she's watched her father treat predominately poor, black patients in Tallahassee, Fla. "It's important that people have qualified doctors to take care of them," she said. "Sometimes people get left out."
By Michelle Burhenn A Kansas University School of Medicine study says that an anti-smoking drug works for blacks whose smoking cessation success rate is 34 percent lower than whites. The research conclusions of Dr. Jasjit Ahluwalia and his team of five researchers were released today in the Journal of the American Medical Assn.
The two seniors are the first Jayhawks named to the list since Eric Chenowith.
Kansas University's football team was picked to finish last in the Big 12 Conference North Division in a poll of league media representatives.
Kansas University mailed its men's basketball ticket re-order forms to customers the week of July 4th. To the relief of many KU season-ticket holders, no fireworks were stuffed into the envelopes.
By Bill Mayer Couple of competent football observers I know noted the intensity of focus for the Kansas University players as they toiled in their windup battle the past spring. They loved it; it seemed the Jayhawks were serious about what they doing, really cared.
By Gary Bedore It may seem as if it's taking a long time for Kansas University officials to release the 2002-03 Jayhawk men's basketball schedule. In reality, however, the schedule figures to be announced close to the same time as a year ago that is, on or around July 25.
By Terry Rombeck Malcolm Neelley wanted to do his part to help Kansas University's budget, so he signed up for an unpaid vacation.
Credit Roy Williams for an assist in former Kansas University point guard Jacque Vaughn landing a free agent contract with the Orlando Magic.
6Sports reports on two former KU basketball players, Jaque Vaughn and Raef La Frentz, and their NBA career decisions.
6Sports reoprts on the KU softball elite camp, where coach Tracy Bunge is looking to replace her eight departed seniors.
By Scott Rothschild A student group formed from Ralph Nader's 2000 run for the U.S. presidency will have its national convention Aug. 8-11 at the Kansas Union. The Campus Greens event is expected to draw more than 400 high school and college students from across the nation.
Future KU basketball players Jeremy Case (6-0, McAlester, Okla.) and J.R. Giddens (6-5, Oklahoma City) played for the Athletes First team that fell in the quarterfinals of the Peach Jam AAU tourney in Atlanta this week.
By Terry Rombeck About 3,700 Kansas University students will learn this week they will receive additional financial aid for the coming school year.
By David Mitchell Mark Mangino doesn't get out much. For the last two days, however, Kansas University's first-year football coach has been out and about, shaking hands, greeting fans and making nice with the media.
The parents of David Padgett, a 6-11 high school senior-to-be from Reno, Nevada, are going to visit KU this summer.
Late Night With Roy Williams will be held the night of Friday, Oct. 11, at Allen Fieldhouse. Look for KU's 2002-03 schedule to be released sometime next week.
The portrait of a baby-faced Roy Williams soon will be replaced by a more mature-looking Williams on the walls of Allen Fieldhouse.
By Terry Rombeck Joseph Cramer is on a quest to discover all he can about North America's first inhabitants. Now he has enlisted researchers at Kansas University and given them $1 million to help.
Drew Gooden poured in 36 points and grabbed 14 rebounds to fuel the Memphis Grizzlies to a 120-95 win over the Dallas Mavericks in a Southern California Summer Pro League game on Friday night in Long Beach, Calif.
By Terry Rombeck Ask Kim Wilcox what he does for a living, and he'll tell you: "I'm a professor." Wilcox hasn't been in front of a classroom in four years, but he insists he's still a front-line educator at heart and not an administrator.
Gooden will share the limelight with Kareem Rush on the show hosted by Jim Rome.
By Terry Rombeck Kansas University and its graduate teaching assistants ended nearly two years of sometimes-contentious negotiations Wednesday by tentatively agreeing to a contract that will increase GTA salaries in the next three years. Both sides said they were pleased with the pact, which will increase the amount KU spends on GTA salaries by 10 percent each of the next three years and for the first time sets minimum salaries for GTAs.
By Terry Rombeck Officials representing Kansas University and its graduate teaching assistants are optimistic GTAs will have a tentative contract as early as today. An agreement between KU and the Graduate Teaching Assistants Coalition would end 22 months of negotiations.
6Sports reports on the Jayhawks participating in the Nike All American basketball camp.
By Terry Rombeck Kansas University officials wasted little time in selecting a new executive dean for the School of Medicine. They announced Monday that Barbara Atkinson, chair of the department of pathology and laboratory medicine since 2000, would replace Deborah Powell, who last week accepted the dean position at the University of Minnesota Medical School.
6Sports reports on former Free State golfer Charlie Santaularia's decision to transfer to KU.
6Sports reports on former KU guard Billy Thomas' chance to move into the NBA.
By Bill Mayer The National Football League would wretch in agony. Some support people like assistant coaches in specialty categories might be out of jobs. But college football wouldn't collapse if the scholarship limit was set at 50 instead of 85 and the platoon system was minimized.
By Michelle Burhenn Football fans can look forward to another season of game-day parties outside Kansas University's Memorial Stadium. Chancellor Robert Hemenway said Friday that last football season's trial period for allowing alcohol consumption at tailgating parties would be extended for another season, with some modifications.
6Sports reports on the new head coach for the women's golf team.
The former Jayhawk wants more playing time and is looking to take his game to the next level.
By Andrew Hartsock Bob Timmons is more than a little reluctant to discuss the cost of his magnum opus. When it's suggested that Timmons a Kansas University Athletic Hall of Famer for his success as KU's head track and field coach from 1965-1988 invested enough in it to pay for a nice car, if not a small house, Timmons smiles.
6Sports reports on ESPN's midsummer college basketball rankings that place KU at number two.
By Mindie Paget The executive dean of Kansas University's School of Medicine has been named dean of the University of Minnesota Medical School. Deborah Powell, a pathologist who has been at KU since 1997, will become the first female dean of the Minnesota medical school and one of only nine female deans among the 125 U.S. medical schools.
(Web Posted Tuesday at 3:10 p.m.) The executive dean of Kansas University's School of Medicine has accepted a position as dean of the University of Minnesota's Medical School.
By Mindie Paget Jayhawk Boulevard once was lined with elm trees that created a soft canopy above Kansas University's main thoroughfare. Over time, most of the graceful giants succumbed to Dutch elm disease and were removed. A hardy survivor remained for some 90 years in front of the Natural History Museum.
6Sports reports on KU's new head baseball coach, Ritch Price.
6Sports reports on former KU guard Billy Thomas' hopes on heading to the NBA.
By Terry Rombeck It wasn't what Janet Murguia had hoped. Hired a year ago, Murguia was hired to improve Kansas University's image. Instead, she spent much of her time helping the university keep its head above water during a rough budget year. And she did that while watching her father battle a heart condition, then die in December.