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Greetings Jayhawks!

Autumn brings exciting news for Jayhawks around the country. KU has announced new four-year renewable scholarships for freshmen, beginning with the Fall 2012 class, that will help make college even more affordable. Prospective freshmen must apply by Nov. 1.

Homecoming week is in full swing on the Hill! This year's theme is From Lawrence With Love, and the week's activities will culminate on Saturday, Oct. 1 with the Homecoming parade at 8 a.m. followed by the football game against Texas Tech at 11 a.m. Click here to find a watch party in your area.

Visit the Homecoming website for a schedule of activities, learn about the 99-year history of this great tradition and view photos from events.

We hope you can celebrate Homecoming with us this weekend!

Warmest wishes from the Hill,
KU Alumni Association

 
    KU Cancer Center meets fundraising goal
A $500,000 capstone gift from Topeka-based Capitol Federal Foundation to KU Endowment has fulfilled The University of Kansas Cancer Center's goal of raising $61 million before applying for designation from the National Cancer Center Institute on Sept. 25. Read more.
    KU announces new four-year scholarships
A University of Kansas education is becoming even more affordable thanks to a package of new, four-year renewable scholarships for freshmen and two-year scholarships for transfer students. Visit the new website, affordability.ku.edu. Read more.
 
    Homecoming: From Lawrence With Love
The 99th annual KU Homecoming activities kicked off Sept. 25 and will culminate with the KU vs. Texas Tech football game on Oct. 1. This year's theme is From Lawrence With Love. Read more.
    Legends of the Phog game ends in tie
In a game featuring 23 of the all-time legends of Kansas men's basketball history, two stole the show at the end to send all 16,300 fans home happy from the Legends of the Phog exhibition game, which ended in an 111-111 tie. Read more.
 
 
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Did you know?
In the 2012 edition of U.S. News & World Report's "Best Colleges," KU rose to 46th among public universities, up one place from last year. Overall, KU ranks 101st this year, up three places. Read more.
This Week In KU History
Sept. 27, 1896: Primary Colors. The University of Kansas football team dons crimson and blue uniforms for the first time. Read the full story.
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Check This Out
Brian McClendon, e'86, surprised first-year students in the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (EECS) at the University of Kansas by handing out new tablet computers during class on Monday, Sept. 12. Read more and watch video.
 
 
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