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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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Vickers Lecture brings former congressman

J.C. Watts, former four-term congressman from Oklahoma and author of What Color Is a Conservative? will speak on “Our Nation Today” at 7:30 p.m. Jan. 29 at the Lied Center. Watts, the former House Republican conference chair and fourth-ranking Republican in the House, retired from Congress in 2002. The speech is presented by the Vickers Memorial Lecture Series and the School of Business, and is free and open to the public. For more information call 864-7573.

KU librarian to sign book about printing

Richard W. Clement, special collections librarian at the Spencer Research Library, will talk about and sign copies of his new book, Books on the Frontier: Print Culture in the American West: 1763-1875, from 11 a.m. to noon Dec. 13 at Oread Books in the Kansas Union. The event is free and open to the public.

The book chronicles the westward spread of printing and shows how the frontier book and newspaper became a medium for the transmission of cultural values and the formation of a new kind of community.

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