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The proposed takeover of Liberty Hospital in Missouri by the University of Kansas Health System is being greeted with scorn by lawmakers from both sides of the state line and both political parties.
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KU wanted to incentivize students to take a COVID-19 test upon returning to campus for the 2020 fall semester. Research showed students were far more interested in a $100 gamble than a $5 guarantee.
A federal jury has convicted KU chemistry professor Feng “Franklin” Tao of four counts of wire fraud. He’s the first defendant among about two dozen academics charged under a since-disbanded Trump-era program known as the China Initiative.
Festivities at KU will celebrate queer and trans people throughout the month for Gaypril, featuring a variety of events including a sex positivity art show and a drag makeup tutorial.
A lawyer for Feng “Franklin” Tao, a KU chemistry professor, said the government’s case was “based on air.”
A big smile covered Nick Motosko’s face Sunday morning as he folded and stacked T-shirts highlighting the NCAA men’s basketball championship matchup between KU and North Carolina set for Monday night.
The Jayhawks made it look easy, holding a lead over the Villanova Wildcats for the entire Final Four matchup. And Lawrence was partying in the streets.
Two Lawrence men were arrested Friday afternoon following a vehicle and foot pursuit near the University of Kansas campus, according to law enforcement.
Five KU juniors have been awarded a prestigious scholarship that recognizes their academic excellence and involvement in undergraduate research.
Why trust science? This is the question that world-renowned geologist and historian Naomi Oreskes aims to answer during one of two presentations at KU next week.