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September 6, 2005
Contact: Lynn Bretz, University Relations, (785) 864-8866.

Media Advisory: Special event to feature Hal Sandy, creator of the Jayhawk

WHAT: University to unveil significant new aspects of its visual identity system, including a new graphic signature and its new television commercial. A special event also will feature Hal Sandy, who in 1946 drew the Jayhawk mascot still in use today. Sandy also will sign special event postcards given away at event. First 150 attendees also will receive new KU trading card being given away at this month's Kansas State Fair.

WHO: Chancellor Robert Hemenway; Paul Carttar, executive vice chancellor for external affairs; Sandy; Kevin Corbett, president of the Kansas Alumni Association — and Big Jay and Jay Doc.

WHEN: 1 PM, Wednesday Sept 7

WHERE: Alderson Auditorium, main level of the Kansas Union.
BROADCASTERS: Tapes of videos presented during the event will be made available for your use immediately following the event.

: Graphic elements announced at this event will be made available immediately following the event.


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