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Rising For The Fallen

April 30, 1926

A ceremony complete with military honor guard marks the laying of the cornerstone of the Kansas Memorial Union building.

KU’s “Fairy Godmother”

September 14, 1926

Elizabeth M. Watkins begins building her philanthropic legacy to the University of Kansas with the opening of Watkins Scholarship Hall, named in honor of her late husband.

Advancing By Degrees

September 17, 1929

The Department of Nursing Education at the University of Kansas School of Medicine begins offering a Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree.

Snow’s Day

June 8, 1930

Present-day Snow Hall is dedicated, replacing the original Snow Hall that had fallen into disrepair.

Prairie Tales

June 4, 1932

KU's Prairie Acre is formally set aside to “preserve Nature’s sweet fashion of making Her own garden.”