Last chance to check
departmental phone listing
Campus offices that have sent updates to the Office of University Relations
for the administrative pages (1-47 of the current directory) of the
university telephone directory and did not send a representative during
the proofreading period have a last chance to check their entries for
the 2005-06 edition.
Offices may send representatives to University Relations to proofread
their sections of the administrative pages of the directory from Monday,
July 18, to Friday, July 22. No appointment is needed. Call Antoinette
Smith at 864-8856 for more information.
Street closures, detours to continue
Because of construction, certain lanes of several campus streets were
closed July 13 but will reopen before Aug. 13. They are:
•Closed to westbound traffic only:
15th Street between Burdick Drive and Naismith Drive. (Burdick Drive connects
15th Street and Irving Hill Road between Green Hall and Jayhawker Towers.)
Closed to northbound traffic only:
Naismith Drive between Irving Hill Road and 15th Street.
The detour routes for both closures will be Burdick and Irving Hill roads.
KPR comedy revue wins 2 gold medals
“Right Between the Ears,” the sketch-comedy series from Kansas
Public Radio at KU, won two gold medals at the New York Festivals’ 23rd
annual International Radio Programming and Promotion Awards June 27.
The show, produced by KPR Program Director Darrell Brogdon, won for Best
Regularly Scheduled Comedy Program and for Best Writing.
In April, four KPR staff members received five Associated Press Broadcaster
awards in a statewide contest.
Kansas statehouse bureau chief Peter Hancock won first and second place
in the Spot News category for reports on Democratic vice presidential
candidate John Edwards’ Lawrence stop and the debate over gay marriage
Health reporter Bryan Thompson won second place in the Enterprise category
for his story on arts therapy for Alzheimer’s patients. In the
Best Newscast category, producer Laura Lorson won a second-place award
and news director J. Schafer received an honorable mention.
Writing Center hosts institute
Michele Eodice, director of the KU Writing Center, was co-chair and
host of the International Writing Centers Association Summer Institute
10 through 15 at KU.
Participants included the directors of 60 writing centers at colleges
and universities, community colleges and secondary schools in 25 states
and one other country.
Seminars and workshops covered such topics as technology in the writing
center, peer tutoring and writing across the curriculum.
The Office of the Vice Provost for Student Success was a co-host; the
institute was sponsored by KU, Clark University and the International
Writing Centers Association.