university of kansas http://kbia.org en KU demolishes former nuclear reactor building http://kbia.org/post/ku-demolishes-former-nuclear-reactor-building <p>A 42-year-old University of Kansas building that formerly housed a small, experimental nuclear reactor has been torn down.</p><p>The Lawrence Journal-World <a href="http://bit.ly/13V6hN1">reports</a>&nbsp;that Burt Hall was demolished to help clear space on campus for expansion of the School of Engineering complex.</p><p>The nuclear reactor was removed from Burt Hall in the early 1990s. But the demolition took several months as workers carefully searched for any radioactive material. Associate engineering dean JoAnn Browning said she knew of no traces of radiation being found.</p> Mon, 12 Aug 2013 12:37:06 +0000 Associated Press 38678 at http://kbia.org KU demolishes former nuclear reactor building KU license plate ban on the way to Nixon http://kbia.org/post/ku-license-plate-ban-way-nixon <p>Language that would ban the creation of a Kansas Jayhawks specialty license plate in Missouri is on its way to Governor Jay Nixon. Thu, 17 May 2012 13:59:06 +0000 Marshall Griffin 14308 at http://kbia.org KU license plate ban on the way to Nixon Legislative measure would bar Jayhawks specialty license plate http://kbia.org/post/legislative-measure-would-bar-jayhawks-specialty-license-plate <p>The Missouri House has approved language designed to bar the creation of a Kansas Jayhawks specialty license plate.&nbsp; The measure was added onto a larger higher education bill passed by the House Tuesday. Tue, 15 May 2012 23:18:24 +0000 Marshall Griffin 14197 at http://kbia.org Legislative measure would bar Jayhawks specialty license plate MU, KU officials weigh in on future of rivalry http://kbia.org/post/mu-ku-officials-weigh-future-rivalry <p>Missouri&rsquo;s&nbsp;men&rsquo;s basketball game against Kansas on Saturday was the 267th time the teams have played.&nbsp; But it could be one of the last times the long time rivals will compete since MU is moving to the Southeastern Conference next year.&nbsp; Opposing petitions have sprung up in Kansas and Missouri to either save or end the Border Showdown. Mon, 27 Feb 2012 22:18:49 +0000 9582 at http://kbia.org MU, KU officials weigh in on future of rivalry Deaton faces faculty council http://kbia.org/post/deaton-faces-faculty-council <p>This week on the show:&nbsp;Brady Deaton&nbsp;talks with the MU Faculty Council for the first time since announced&nbsp;cuts. Plus,&nbsp;a little discussion of the&nbsp;future of the MU-KU rivalry. Mon, 27 Feb 2012 21:54:00 +0000 Ryan Famuliner 9579 at http://kbia.org Deaton faces faculty council