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Dec. 12, 2003
Vol. 28, No. 8

KU researchers aim to prime oil pumps
Governance, administration discuss unauthorized "Women of KU" calendar
Sundance summons filmmakers
Campaign gives KU ‘Better Bites’
Classes help Edwards staff embrace Hispanic community
H.O.P.E. Hooray
KPR schedules holiday broadcasts
National Hispanic magazine picks KU
Festive feast
KU research helps to restore endangered minnow

Projects promise improved services, better technology by next summer
KU professor’s book receives critical acclaim
Employees of the month
Tuition assistance helps staff expand language skills

Donations still accepted

KU wins $915K grant to study effect of Human Genome Project

Scientists seek to simulate spine for surgery
Holiday ’Hawk
Military Science celebrates 60th
Exhibit reveals science history in Dyche Hall

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KPR schedules holiday broadcasts

Kansas Public Radio is taking the best holiday music and bringing it back for an encore.

Listeners will get a chance to hear several musicians who have performed this holiday season in KPR’s performance studio. These performers first were broadcast live, but KPR recorded their performances and will take the best songs from several artists and rebroadcast them.

KPR Holiday Cheer will be broadcast at 8 p.m. Dec. 24 and repeated at 10 a.m. Dec. 25. KPR’s Rachel Hunter will host.

David Basse, host of The Jazz Scene on KPR, will bring together some friends to record a show of jazz-inspired holiday songs, to be aired Dec. 20.

Other special holiday programs on KPR are:

 • 6 p.m. Monday, Dec. 15: “A Taste of Chanukah”
 • 6 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 17: “Welcome Christmas! 2003”
 • 6 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 18: “A Candlelight Christmas”
 • 6 p.m. Friday, Dec. 19: Holiday Vespers features the combined KU choirs and orchestra in the annual holiday concert at KU
 • 1 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 20: “The Jazz Scene Christmas Special”
 • 2 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 21: “The Downtown Messiah”
 • 6 p.m. Monday, Dec. 22: “Carols for Christmas”
 • 6 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 23: “Echoes of Christmas”
 • 9 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 24: “A Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols”
 • 11 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 24: “Joy of Heaven”
 • 2 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 24: Holiday Vespers (rebroadcast)
 • 6 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 24: “A Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols” (rebroadcast)
 • 9 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 25: Holiday Vespers (rebroadcast)
 • 6 p.m. Friday, Dec. 26: “Right Between the Ears” (rebroadcast)
 • Noon Saturday, Dec. 27: “Right Between the Ears” (rebroadcast)

KPR comedy show wins awards

“Right Between the Ears,” the popular sketch comedy series produced by KPR, received three Crystal Awards of Excellence at the 2003 Communicator Awards. The international competition gave the program its highest recognition in three categories: Writing/Humor, On-Air Talent/Acting and Radio Programs/Live Broadcast. “Right Between the Ears” is produced by Darrell Brogdon, who also serves as the series’ principal writer.

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