- Kansas Audio-Reader Network volunteers received two Program
of the Year awards from the International Association of Audio
Information Services during the IAAIS convention last month in
KU volunteer readers won the Best Newspaper Reading Award and
the Best Short Stories Series Award.
Elinor P. Schroeder, distinguished professor of law, and Harlan
Roedel, retired University Relations staff member, were the award-winning
readers for the Best Newspaper Reading Award. They read the Kansas
City Star and the Topeka Capital-Journal for the Breakfast Table
Paul G. Friedman, associate professor of communication studies,
and his children, Joy and Glenn, won the Best Short Series Award.
The Friedmans read "Nothing but the Truth" a book by
Avi, which was read as part of the Lawrence public schools' "If
All of Lawrence Read the Same Book" 1999 reading event.
The Audio-Reader Network provides a radio reading service and
a dial-in newspaper service free of charge for anyone who has
difficulty reading printed material.