| Sep 18, 2013
| 4:59 AM
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...
| Sep 6, 2013
| 5:30 AM
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...
| Sep 5, 2013
| 1:02 PM
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...
| Sep 6, 2013
| 8:41 AM
(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....
| Aug 23, 2013
| 9:31 AM
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...
| Jul 31, 2013
| 3:23 PM
Zumba Fitness has pledged to raise at least $3 million in three years to help fund breast cancer prevention research, with an emphasis on nutrition-based programs.
The Hallandale Beach-based company, which is teaming with the nonprofit Susan G. Komen...
| Jul 31, 2013
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...
| Jul 25, 2013
| 12:14 PM
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...
| Jul 23, 2013
| 5:29 PM
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...
| Jul 18, 2013
| 1:29 PM
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...
| Jul 15, 2013
| 3:33 PM
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...
| Jun 15, 2013
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,...