University of Kansas leadership shared details of how each student, staff and faculty member would be tested for the coronavirus before classes start. Students who live off campus, staff and faculty are required to schedule an appointment for their test.
University of Kansas professor and prosecutor Suzanne Valdez won the Douglas County district attorney race, according to unofficial primary election results. She ousted incumbent Charles Branson, who has held the seat for the past 16 years.
The Kansas primary election took place Tuesday. Here is a roundup of the results.
Sitting Douglas County District Attorney Charles Branson blocked about a dozen university students from his re-election campaign's Twitter account. Two student government leaders said they hadn’t interacted with Branson in-person or online before.
Approximately 28% of Kansans will vote in the 2020 primary election. Its results may be delayed due to COVID-19 and a historically high number of mail-in ballots.
A male resident in his 80s died, according to Lawrence-Douglas County Public Health. Douglas County has at least 630 cases of the coronavirus.
KU estimates roughly one-third of its courses will be in-person, one-third will be fully online, and one-third will be a hybrid of both. The fall semester's full schedule will be released at 7 a.m. on Aug. 3.
Chancellor Douglas Girod announced Wednesday the commencement ceremony for 2020 graduates has been furthered delayed for spring 2021. A date has yet to be determined.
The University of Kansas will work alongside local government, health and education leaders to coordinate a reopening and response strategy for local schools, local health officials announced Monday.
The Graduate Teaching Assistants Coalition at the University of Kansas filed four charges with the Kansas Department of Labor against KU for violating a memorandum of agreement that was negotiated in 2018.