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September 18, 2019 - 7:31 pm
A University of Kansas football player is charged with two misdemeanors after his arrest at a Lawrence bar. Sophomore linebacker Thomas Patrick Barrett was charged Tuesday with two counts of contributing to a child's misconduct. An attorney entered a not guilty plea on his behalf. Police Sgt. Amy...
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September 17, 2019 - 12:56 pm
The University of Kansas plans to close its Center for STEM Learning and a program designed to attract math and science teachers. Program director Steven Case said Friday that the center and the UKanTeach program will close at the end of the academic year because of budget cuts at the College of...
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August 28, 2019 - 6:33 pm
Faculty advocating LGBT rights are denouncing the University of Kansas' relationship with Chick-fil-A and are calling for a boycott of the restaurant chain. The group is opposed to the inclusion of a Chick-fil-A outlet that moved this year from the basement of one building to a high-traffic area in...
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August 21, 2019 - 4:44 pm
A researcher at the University of Kansas (KU) was indicted today on federal charges of hiding the fact he was working full time for a Chinese university while doing research at KU funded by the U.S. government. Feng “Franklin” Tao, 47, Lawrence, Kansas, an associate professor at KU’s Center for...
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August 09, 2019 - 5:48 pm
A federal judge has ruled former Kansas football coach David Beaty's lawsuit against the school will proceed. Federal Judge Kathryn Vratil declined a motion from the university to dismiss the lawsuit on Thursday. Beaty sued Kansas in March. He alleges breach of contract and claims he's owed $3...
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August 03, 2019 - 2:55 pm
A recent University of Kansas study found that many treatment centers for addiction in the Kansas City area will not accept or have restrictions on accepting patients who have been prescribed medications to fight their addiction. Nancy Kepple, an assistant professor for KU's School of Social...
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July 29, 2019 - 9:01 pm
Max Falkenstein the affable and silver-tonged "Voice of the Jayhawks" who brought Kansas football and basketball into the homes of fans for six decades, died Monday. He was 95. The school announced his death in a news release. No cause was given.
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July 26, 2019 - 6:17 pm
A former University of Kansas volunteer assistant volleyball coach has admitted stealing underwear from women on the team. Skyler Yee, 24, pleaded no contest Friday to two felony counts of burglary, in exchange for prosecutors dropping 13 other charges. Judge Peggy Kittel found Yee's crimes were...
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June 08, 2019 - 3:00 pm
Gov. Laura Kelly has nominated a University of Kansas vice provost DeAngela Burns-Wallace for secretary of administration. Kelly announced her pick Friday. Burns-Wallace will replace Duane Goossen, who is retiring after serving in the secretary position on an interim basis throughout the...
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June 05, 2019 - 6:12 pm
The University of Kansas is paying a former student-athlete $40,000 to settle a lawsuit claiming she became ill because of mold in the vents of her dormitory room. The university denies the claims but agreed to pay Laine Evans $20,000 and her attorneys $20,000 to settle the lawsuit. The agreement...
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