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September 2001 News Releases

September 4, 2001
Anthropology professor is latest to receive Kemper Award for excellence
Kansas conference to focus on obesity epidemics in Kansas and Missouri
Media Advisory: Weekend activities will kickoff largest fund-raising campaign in KU history
Hemenway, Murguia to lead first Hispanic heritage parade on KU campus
Authors Averill, Crawford to sign books at KU union
September 5, 2001
KU pep rally in Hutchinson to help kick off state fair on Sept. 9
KU Medical Center physician receives Kemper Award, $5,000 prize
Biography of 19th-century explorer wins 2001 Caldwell Smith book prize
Islamic law expert to speak Sept. 13 on human rights in Africa
Ribbon-cutting ceremony to open Japanese junior college headquarters at KU
KU to honor top Cherokee, Labette county high school students at Parsons
Journalism professor receives national award for work in setting standards
September 6, 2001
U.S. News' 'America's Best Colleges' ranks KU in top 50 public universities
Geological Survey policy tour for Kansas legislators wins international award
KU to offer Mini Medical School; rural residents may participate via television
One-time 'Punk Ballerina' to offer workshops, classes during stay at KU
KU to honor Anderson, Franklin county high school students at Ottawa
KU to honor Sumner County high school students at Wellington
September 7, 2001
* KU celebrates largest fund-raising campaign in university history
KU Endowment announces steering committee for KU First campaign
$500 million goals, projects detailed for KU First: Invest in Excellence campaign
Radio News Line text: KU announces $500M KU First campaign
KU Alumni Association honors 3 as 2001 Ellsworth Medallion winners
Roger Martin: Book is for women but men should read Topekan's take on dealing with people
September 10, 2001
Ground broken for Hoglund Brain Imaging Center at KU Medical Center
KU to honor Sedgwick County high school students in Derby
KU announces summer 2001 graduates
KU art history student wins second national fellowship
September 11, 2001
Chancellor asks for calm, campus solidarity in light of tragedy
Terror Attack: Chancellor's letter to university staff and students
Terror Attack: Campus ministries to offer white ribbons symbols of suffering, healing, vision
Terror Attack: KU counselors available at 3 stations on campus, and other news
Terror Attack: KU law enforcement training prepares for terrorist attacks 'anyplace, anytime'
September 12, 2001
KU counseling staff offers tips for coping with crisis
Chancellor refocuses convocation, sets candlelight vigil for Thursday
 • All classes are in session.
 • All flags on campus remain at half-staff
 • Health fair will take place as scheduled today on the lawn in front of Strong Hall.
 • White ribbons: Members of the University of Kansas Religious Advisors group are distributing white ribbons in recognition of the suffering caused by the tragedy and the need for healing
 • The religious advisors are inviting people to Danforth Chapel at 8 to 10 tonight to light candles
 • Tonight's Hall Center Lecture Series "Victoria's Values' will take place as scheduled at 7:30pm at Spencer Museum of Art auditorium.

KU law student receives national Lambda Chi Alpha graduate fellowship
Sept. 13, 2001
KU, city to hold joint remembrance event; university cancels midday classes
No weekend athletic events at KU.
Chancellor's Convocation Address
Radio Newsline: KU sponsors terrorism seminar for law enforcement officers
 • All classes are in session.
 • All flags on campus remain at half-staff
 • Convocation is at 3:30 p.m., 110 Budig Hall.
 • A candlelight vigil and program will take place at 7:30 p.m., Campanile, Memorial Drive.
KU's University Theatre to present contemporary drama 'Butterfly Kiss'
Sept. 14, 2001

 • Listen to audio excerpts of the community-wide ecumenical service at the Lied Center

Text of remarks by Tim Miller, professor of religious studies
Fires, not impact, likely caused collapse of World Trade Center, KU professor says
Coping with grief includes recognizing cycles of sadness and normalcy
Program focuses on how Nobel prize winners struggled to achieve peace
Longtime KU director of bands to end 30-year tenure; national search planned
KU to honor Douglas, Jefferson, Leavenworth county high school students in Lawrence
KU art department exchange with Scottish university makes history
Sept. 17, 2001
KU faculty offer expertise on terrorist attacks, aftermath, counseling help
KU student president, senators to raise $25,000 for relief funds
KU counselors caution need to cope with trauma likely to continue for weeks
KU Panhellenic, Interfraternity Council plan fund-raising 5 drive for America
Sept. 18, 2001
Islamic law expert now to speak Sept. 20 on human rights in Africa
Professors to lead discussion on responses to terrorism at ECM noon Wednesday
Firm donates seismic software to KU's energy research center, geological survey
KU Theatre opens season with Guare's 'Six Degrees of Separation'
Sept. 19, 2001
KU Medical Center professor receives final Kemper Award, $5,000 prize
Couple establishes first professorship in counseling psychology at KU
Survey field trip to focus on rocks and fossils of south central Kansas
State association names KANU 'station of the year' for sixth consecutive time
State association gives Jewell award to KANU children's health reporter
Swedish conductor to direct 2 KU voice ensembles in concert on Saturday
KU to honor Ellis, Rooks, Russell and Trego high school students at Hays
KU to honor Chautauqua, Cowley county high school students at Arkansas City
Sept. 20, 2001
KU students 'bring Justin home' with more than $29,500 for relief funds
9 KU political scientists offer public forum on responding to terrorism
Terrorism war's effect on international law, civil liberties is law school panel topic
Theatres, Kansas Audio-Reader Network offer free descriptive narration service
Media Advisory: Islamic law expert to hold press conference at KU today
KU Marching Jayhawks to perform at Goodland's Sept. 21 homecoming game
Avante-garde clarinet specialist from Australia to perform at KU
Leading expert on Russian architecture to give slide show on 'vanishing vistas'
Former U.S. Census Bureau director to speak on future of area studies
Sept. 24, 2001
Bridging rural, urban divide in Kansas is focus of economic policy conference at KU
Hispanic literatures conference to focus on Latin American works, scholarship
KU symphonic wind ensemble concert to feature Jayhawk Bassoon Band
Sept. 25, 2001
Another strong class enrolls at KU: More top scholars, higher test scores
Middle East expert, noted author Said to speak at KU on American humanism
Kansas English teachers to convene for composition, literature conference at KU
Conference to explore relationships of architecture and landscape
KU symphony orchestra opens season with 'pops concert' at the Lied Center
Sept. 26, 2001
KU announces winners of the $10,000 Higuchi award for research achievement
Fixico lecture to focus on new perspectives of American Indian history
Women engineers establish semi-formal ball to raise funds for scholarships
KU to honor South Johnson County high school students at Gardner
Sept. 27, 2001
Activities for all ages: Public invited to KU's first open house on Oct. 6
Spencer Art Museum unwraps WWII pinups by Vargas on Sept. 29
Art professor wins Provost's international leadership award
Novelist of black teen's coming-of-age tale set on Kansas frontier to talk at KU
Sept. 28, 2001
KU mental retardation research center receives $7 million grant to continue work
KU receives $8.7 million grant for polar ice research
KU announces 2001 sorority recruitment pledges
Collage concert showcases performing, visual arts; raises funds for school
Roger Martin: Big boys do cry


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