KU http://kmuw.org en Final Kansas Budget Could Delay Funding For KU's New Bioscience Research Facility http://kmuw.org/post/final-kansas-budget-could-delay-funding-kus-new-bioscience-research-facility <p>A tentative deal on a final Kansas budget does not include $2 million dollars to help fund a new bioscience research and development center at the University of Kansas.</p><p>Governor Sam Brownback has urged legislators to include funding for the proposed Kansas Institute of Translational Chemical Biology, but he didn’t include the proposal in his budget amendment.</p><p>House Appropriations Committee Chairman Gene Suellentrop of Wichita says budget negotiators felt the proposal needed further study.</p> Fri, 02 May 2014 16:55:28 +0000 Associated Press 33891 at http://kmuw.org Obama To Visit KU, But Few Details Known (Updated) http://kmuw.org/post/obama-visit-ku-few-details-known-updated <p><em><strong>Updated April 17, 6:44am: In the wake of the tragedy in Boston, President Obama has <a href="http://www.kmuw.org/post/top-morning-news-41713">canceled his visit to Kansas</a>.</strong></em></p><p>President Barack Obama will visit the University of Kansas campus later this week. But so far, few details have been released about the Friday event.<br><br>Presidential visits can go several ways. One way is the public speech or public appearance, like Obama’s last visit to Kansas in 2011 when he made a policy speech in Osawatomie.</p><p>But visits can also be more private affairs.</p> Mon, 15 Apr 2013 11:21:45 +0000 Stephen Koranda 15667 at http://kmuw.org Senate Budget Would Cut $10M for KU Med Building http://kmuw.org/post/senate-budget-would-cut-10m-ku-med-building <p>There was a setback for the University of Kansas Medical Center in state budget discussions Monday.</p><p>A Senate committee voted to cut out $10 million that would help pay for a new health education building.</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Republican Senator Tom </span>Arpke<span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;from Salina originally proposed the cut. </span>Arpke<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> pointed to the tuition increases at KU compared to other universities in the state</span></p> Tue, 19 Feb 2013 12:19:19 +0000 Stephen Koranda 12927 at http://kmuw.org KHF Awards $1.5 Million To KU School Of Public Health http://kmuw.org/post/khf-awards-15-million-ku-school-public-health <p></p><table bgcolor="#FFFFFF" border="1" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="7" width="520"><tbody><tr bgcolor="#BFD9FF"><td><p>Fundraising efforts to establish a school of public health at the University of Kansas have received a big boost from the Kansas Health Foundation.</p><div>&nbsp;</div></td></tr></tbody></table><p></p> Mon, 22 Oct 2012 11:02:51 +0000 Bryan Thompson 7398 at http://kmuw.org Top Morning News http://kmuw.org/post/top-morning-news <p><b style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: 'Trebuchet MS', Arial, sans-serif; line-height: 15px; padding: 0px; margin: 0px; ">Open Meetings Act; Statehouse Repairs Funded; State Withholds Payment to 3M; KU Ticket Scalping Case</b>&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p><b style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: 'Trebuchet MS', Arial, sans-serif; line-height: 15px; padding: 0px; margin: 0px;&lt;hr&gt; ">Governor’s Open Meeting Issues Continue</b></p> Tue, 28 Aug 2012 16:07:58 +0000 Chandra Stauffer 4758 at http://kmuw.org