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February 2002 News Releases

Feb. 1, 2002
KU's 'February Sisters' seek founding members for 30th anniversary forum
ABC News correspondent Cokie Roberts to receive William Allen White award
KU's Spring Community Education lineup for area residents announced
Kansas City foundation supports KU program in urban child health
Roger Martin: Today marks Langston Hughes' 100th birthday
Feb. 4, 2002
RADIO NEWSLINE: KU fitness researcher hopes to see results of his Olympic efforts
Black Arts writer Ishmael Reed to read from works at Hughes symposium
MEDIA ADVISORY: ABC News correspondent Cokie Roberts to give press conference at KU Feb. 6
Artist Tim Rollins to lead youth in Langston Hughes project at museum
Feb. 5, 2002
Professor diagnosed with bacterial meningitis
Founder of KU disabilities research and training center steps down
Cyber terrorism a topic for regional moot court competition at KU law school
KU Fine Arts offers Langston Hughes finale performance at Lied Center
KU library exhibits pay tribute to life and work of poet Langston Hughes
Feb. 6, 2002
Langston Hughes symposium reaches capacity; Glover performance sold out
MEDIA ADVISORY: Danny Glover to visit Central Junior High students before Lied performance
Structural engineering conference to meet at KU in March
KANU to present Right Between the Ears Feb. 16 at Liberty Hall
KU Theatre to stage 'The Waiting Room' in the Inge Theatre Feb. 14-17 and 19-22
KU's Monarch Watch seeking donations of school supplies for Mexican children
KU to honor high school seniors at Dodge City
Feb. 7, 2002
Engineering program helps girls see career opportunities
Firm establishes scholarship fund at KU in memory of prominent KC architect
Disney artist highlights KU's Hallmark Symposium series in February
KU jazz ensembles to perform at Lied Center Feb. 12
Annual masonry conference set for Feb. 28 at KU
Feb. 8, 2002
National Merit Scholar rankings place KU in top 10 for third year in a row
KU announces names of freshman national scholars
KU nominates four students for 2002 Truman Scholarship competition
Lawrence High School students illustrate Langston Hughes poem through mural
Project to celebrate university's past online and on Kansas Union walls
KU Concert and University bands to perform Feb. 20 at Lied Center
KU to honor Jackson, Nemaha county high school seniors at Holton
Feb. 11, 2002
Education is the heart of Kansas: University CEOs, mascots to visit school
Special pacifier will help prevent infant brain injuries
KU names Glen W. White to lead disabilities research and training center
Dole Institute director announces speakers in Presidential Lecture Series
RADIO NEWSLINE: Chinese New Year is a movable feast, says KU professor
Feb. 12, 2002
Chancellor Hemenway's testimony in the state Legislature today
Monarch Watch director comments on catastrophic storm that killed butterflies
KU Engineering Expo 2002 on Feb. 22 to showcase research,'technical wizardry'
Hall Center presents justice, human rights lecture series this spring
Spanish Civil War veteran to speak at Spencer Museum of Art exhibition
Feb. 13, 2002
KU law school student treated for viral meningitis
Statewide poll reveals strong support for increasing spending on public education
KU's Mary Faith Marshall to speak on biomedical research ethics March 7
KU to honor Barton, Rush County high school seniors at Great Bend Feb. 27
Feb. 14, 2002
Political scientists find Electoral College imperfect but it isn't broke
Two KU students advance to final round in 2002 Truman Scholarship competition
Former chancellor Gene Budig to speak at KU, sign new book Feb. 19
Feb. 15, 2002
KU one of 2 universities selected to host Alternative Break citizenship conference
First candidate for College of Liberal Arts and Sciences dean to visit campus
Historian says great wartime presidents exhibit 'ruthlessness'
RADIO NEWSLINE: Political scientists examine the Electoral College
Feb. 18, 2002
Executive Vice Chancellor Murguia to speak at Garden City conference
Executive Vice Chancellor Murguia to speak to Hispanic students in Goodland
'Children of the Holocaust' author Helen Epstein to speak Feb. 28
Oscar-nominated documentary filmmakers to speak at KU Feb. 21
Teatro Lirico D'Europa to perform Verdi's Rigoletto at Lied March 10
Feb. 19, 2002
KU, KSU leaders to discuss potential tuition increase with superintendents
Alumni events, conference highlight western tour by two KU officials
Ninety-one future international military leaders to discuss First Amendment at KU
Entire pharmacy school graduating class passes licensing exam
Langston Hughes poetry circles to begin Feb. 24, 25 in five cities across Kansas
KU to honor Crawford County high school seniors at Pittsburg
Feb. 20, 2002
Family of former chancellor Malott pledges $1 million for KU landscape plan
New gateway entrance to change face of campus' west side
Tunnel repairs to close campus road
KU announces fall graduates
KU to honor Brown, Doniphan high school seniors at Hiawatha
Feb. 21, 2002
Spring semester enrollment at KU increases, maintains 6-year upward trend
KU's Edwards Campus records highest spring enrollment to date
Three newspapers share William Allen White Foundation award for excellence
KU Center for Economic Education to be host of international study tour
Educational Web site helps children navigate Internet's perils
Statewide water conference to take place in Lawrence on March 5
KU Theatre to stage Shakespeare's tragedy 'Othello' in March
Kansas City actor Walter Coppage to star in KU's 'Othello'
MEDIA ADVISORY: KU engineering professor to talk about how WTC attacks changed local practices
Feb. 22, 2002
Second candidate for College of Liberal Arts and Sciences dean to visit campus
Research group to study status of women in Kansas
Los Angeles Guitar Quartet to perform at Lied Center March 2
Squonk brings fantasy to life with 'Bigsmorgasbordwunderwerk'
Feb. 25, 2002
KU's Information Services announces candidates for associate vice chancellor
Color poster of Tallgrass Prairie National Reserve now available
Feb. 26, 2002
Symposium spotlights research by KU undergraduates
Local coffee roasters featured at KU Fair Trade Expo
Feb. 27, 2002
Admissions director to leave KU; Pinamonti named interim director
Third candidate for College of Liberal Arts and Sciences dean to visit campus
KU announces fall 2001 honor roll
KU to honor Atchison County high school seniors at Atchison
Feb. 28, 2002
KU faculty developing musical model for epileptic seizures
High school German students to compete in Schuelerkongress at KU on March 2
KU to honor Marshall, Washington county high school seniors at Washington
University, GTAC talk, agree to continue mediation in May

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