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Oct. 3 , 2003
Vol. 28, No. 4

Green chemistry
Minority enrollment increase sets record
Improved student services called key
McAllister to lead Dole Institute as interim director
Shadow dancers
United Way campaign challenges contributors
Financial woes cause Printing Services layoffs
Catholic, Jewish studies professorships established
Grad student stretches talents

Lecture series to bring writers, analysts to KU
AAUP organizes public forum on Patriot Act
Former professor solves royal mystery in Sickly Stuarts
KU joins study of doctoral education

New portable carts provide options for fast food, beverages

Peace Corps renews KU office grant

Faculty receive Higuchi awards
Novelist supports Watkins scholarship

Hispanic heritage celebrated at KU

August employees honored
Engineering hall to be dedicated
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Peace Corps renews KU office grant

The Denver Regional Recruitment Office of the Peace Corps has renewed a grant to fund the Peace Corps office at the KUfor a third year.

The grant provides funds to promote and market Peace Corps opportunities and recruit potential Peace Corps volunteers. In addition, the grant funds a coordinator to serve as a liaison to the regional and national Peace Corps offices. The KU Peace Corps office is located within University Career and Employment Services in Room 110 of the Burge Union.

Betty Baron, Peace Corps coordinator at KU, is available to meet with students wanting to learn more or needing assistance with the application process. Baron also is available to speak about Peace Corps opportunities. For more information, call (785) 864-7679 or e-mail

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