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April 2002 News Releases

April 1, 2002
KU plans festive celebration to welcome Jayhawks home at 4 p.m. Tuesday
MEDIA ADVISORY: Welcome-home event for Jayhawks basketball team at 4 p.m. Tuesday
Winner of 1995 Nobel Prize in chemistry to speak at KU April 15 and 16
Population expert to give public address at KU April 8
April 2, 2002
Conference to address how Cold War continues to affect modern-day life
April 3, 2002
Black faculty, staff council to honor KU students, faculty members April 6
Kansas Summer Theatre schedules auditions for summer production
Life story of Buddy Holly to be portrayed April 19 at Lied Center
Lyon Opera Ballet to perform at Lied Center April 30
April 4, 2002
OFFICIAL STATEMENT: State health and environment agency: No oil in creek, no adverse effects
2 KU seniors win national Morris K. Udall Scholarships
Men's outreach coordinator hopes to change campus attitudes
Asian politics author to give inaugural Goodman lecture on April 14 at KU
Distinguished mental retardation researcher to inaugurate lecture series
Applications requested for summer Kansas community health stipends
April 5, 2002
KU Lenexa senior in classics, English wins Mellon Fellowship
KU special education program No. 1 in nation; education school in top 25
KU vice chancellor to be featured speaker at 'Best of Wyandotte' awards banquet
RADIO NEWSLINE: New campaign finance law isn't reform, says KU political scientist
Growing environmental office changes name, location
April 8, 2002
13 Kansas counties hit hardest by drought, KU scientists say
KU researchers use satellite technology to prevent future Dust Bowls
Groundbreaking to kick off construction on student-funded fitness center
April 9, 2002
49 undergraduates receive research awards for summer projects
KU students earn credit as legislative interns in Topeka
Hall Center's Humanities Lecture Series continues with author of 'Longitude'
Roger Martin: Drought can affect everything from landscape to economy
KU to honor high school seniors at Scott City
April 10, 2002
MEDIA ADVISORY: Thursday in Wichita: Business leaders to call on Legislature to support education
'Genius Award' winner, KU alum to speak Thursday about DNA
KU medicine dean to testify at Congress about bioterrorism prevention, response
African activist, diplomat returns to KU for two-week lecture stay
Scholar of ancient and contemporary religions to speak at KU April 15
KU selects 16 orientation assistants for summer 2002
April 11, 2002
Today's remarks by business and education leaders in Wichita
Pioneering research at KU helps convince infant formula makers to make change
25 years of former student leaders to return to KU April 19 and 20
3 KU students win math competition
Math department designs month full of activities, contests for kids
'Sunflower Journeys' to feature annual KU faculty tour of Kansas
April 12, 2002
Leawood senior is first Asian-American elected KU student body president
International exchange program co-founder to return to KU
Dole Institute director to appear on C-SPAN show about writing biographies
Applications requested for summer Kansas community health stipends
Snyder Book Collecting Contest winners to be honored at KU April 16
KU Theatre closes season with Rodgers and Hammerstein's 'South Pacific'
Local students cast in KU Theatre's production of 'South Pacific'
April 14, 2002
Australian architect wins Pritzker Prize; teaching at KU this week; to speak in KC
Premier architecture journal lauds KU design-build class as challenging, creative
April 15, 2002
KU names Board of Regents CEO Kim Wilcox as new CLAS dean
Spokane managing editor named new Knight chair at KU journalism school
April 16, 2002
Spring graduate school workshop to focus on non-academic careers
Starr Foundation's $500,000 to support Dole Institute of Politics at KU
KU professor recognized for efforts to reinstate evolution in Kansas schools
History professor's new book uses Scopes trial as window to U.S. culture in 1920s
Nobel Prize winner F.W. de Klerk to speak at KU on Saturday
April 17, 2002
KU disabilities research and outreach center names new director
KU economics department to honor 23 students with awards
April 18, 2002
MEDIA ADVISORY: Conference on telecom industry's future: Media availability set for 11 a.m. Friday
KU orchestra to record composition symbolizing epileptic seizure
KU announces new director of bands
KU announces new director of choirs
National Hispanic magazine names KU official to 'Elite 80' list of businesswomen
April 19, 2002
MEDIA ADVISORY: Bullies, capacity to help others are topics for Social Work Day at KU today
April 23, 2002
5 KU graduates win NSF fellowships; 4 receive honorable mentions
KU Study Abroad Office offers international travel tips
KU Strategic Learning Center seeks entrants for May 4 benefit 5K race
KU Concrete Canoe Club prepares for competition
April 24, 2002
RADIO NEWSLINE: Kansans, Missourians must watch out for 3 kinds of ticks, says KU biologist
Gale Sayers golf tournament to benefit KU School of Education
Area students earn awards for KU Math Awareness competitions
KU selects outstanding graduates to carry banners
April 25, 2002
KU political scientist serves on Ukraine election observer team
Donors commit $1.5 million to build new home for KANU radio
KANU announces events to celebrate 50 years of broadcasting
Transition means new course for KU Transportation Center
Inaugural international photo exhibit opens today at KU anthropology museum
April 26, 2002
"Day on the Hill" postponed until next weekend
Roosevelt, Reagan biographer Morris to speak at Dole Institute lecture series
International scholar honor society gives KU professor national award
KU violinist wins Springfield young artists' competition
KU Snyder Book Collecting Contest winners announced
April 29, 2002
Fires, not impact, likely caused collapse of World Trade Center, KU professor says
KU recruits Yale researcher for scientific leadership
Renowned neuroscientist to discuss mental retardation research May 9
Public offered sneak peek at new KU history Web site, gallery panels in Union
Religious Studies students earn awards, scholarships
KU Theatre closes Women's Play Festival with 'Lear's Daughters'
April 30, 2002
Donald Baer, 'intellectual leader' of KU human development department, dies
MEDIA ADVISORY: Olympic medalist, KU alum Billy Mills to speak April 30 at KU on tribal issues
Education students present conference featuring award-winning teacher
KU to recognize top graduate teaching assistants May 9
KU Audio-Reader Network honors 29 volunteers
Scientists to confer at KU on biological issues of Central Plains water resources

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