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Jayhawk Collection Grand Opening

The KU Memorial Unions will host a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the new Jayhawk Collection displays at 3:20 pm on January 29, 2015, on level two of the Kansas Union, 1301 Jayhawk Boulevard in Lawrence. The event will be held in conjunction with the Student Union Activities’ Tea @ 3 event in the lounge of Jayhawk…
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Donors Score Victory for Jayhawk Collection

Thanks to the generosity of James J. Ascher Sr., and his wife, Mary Ellen, of Overland Park, Kan., a 1,000-piece collection of Jayhawks now has a permanent home at the University of Kansas. They will be displayed at the Kansas Union. The Aschers made a financial gift to KU Endowment to purchase the collection for…
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Get KU History Where You Are

Thanks for visiting Here you’ll find over 220 articles on KU history and traditions, the KU Timeline, event calendars, a blog, and This Week in KU History. But don’t stop here. We’re also on Facebook and Twitter, sending out important dates in KU history as well as interesting, odd and sometimes funny photos from…
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Naismith Valentine sent a Facebook Valentine on Valentine’s Day featuring James and Maude Naismith.  It is shared here for your amusement.

C. Jay Introduced at the Last Border War

A distant relative of Big Jay and Baby Jay was introduced to the raucous crowd at the KU vs. MU men’s basketball game on Feb. 25th in Allen Fieldhouse. Perhaps the appearance of Henry Maloy’s 1912 Jayhawk mascot brought the team luck as they went on to defeat the Tigers 87-86 in overtime at the…
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