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Kansas secretary of state clerk sues over termination
August 20, 2015
A former state employee has filed a federal civil lawsuit claiming she was fired from her clerk job at the Kansas secretary of state’s office after she declined to attend prayer services held in the office.
Official: Kansas still needs more rain
August 20, 2015
A Kansas official says despite recent rain, sections of western Kansas still need about five inches of rain before they make up what they lost in the drought.
Topeka Zoo denies claims that their elephants are lonely
10:00 a.m., August 20, 2015 Updated 10:40 a.m.
Topeka Zoo officials are denying claims that the zoo’s two elephants are suffering from a lack of social interaction.
Man found dead after standoff in Kansas City, Kan.
August 20, 2015
Authorities say a man was found dead inside a Kansas City, Kan., home after a nearly four-hour standoff with law enforcement officers.
Baker Edition: Info Box
August 20, 2015
Contact information for Baker University campuses
Baker Edition: Men looking for early edge in soccer this fall
August 20, 2015
After back-to-back runs as to the Heart of America Athletic Conference men’s soccer tournament championship, Baker is ready to make a statement this fall.
Baker Edition: Baker graduates first Kauffman Foundation Scholar
August 20, 2015
Baker University celebrated a milestone during May commencement as Kaleb Berry became the first Kauffman Foundation Scholar to graduate from Baker. The Kansas City, Kan., native earned a Bachelor of Science degree while majoring in computer science.
Baker Edition: Football games to be on ESPN3, KC TV
August 20, 2015
As part of an agreement between the Heart and the Niles Media Group, Baker University will have two games televised this fall.
Baker Edition: 2015 Fall Sports Schedule
August 20, 2015
Baker Edition: 2015 Fall Sports Schedule
Baker Edition: University to induct five into Athletics Hall of Fame
August 20, 2015
A beloved coach and four standouts during their time at Baker University will be inducted on Oct. 2 into the Baker University Athletics Hall of Fame with a special ceremony at the Overland Park Marriott, 10800 Metcalf Ave.
Baker Edition: 2015-2016 Academic Calendar
August 20, 2015
Baker University 2015-2016 calendar
Baker Edition: President’s Letter
August 20, 2015
A letter from Baker University President Lynne Murray
Baker Edition: Volleyball squad has high expectations
August 20, 2015
The Baker Wildcats volleyball team is going to be noticeably different this year. Even a cursory glance at the roster makes that obvious. However, the standards in place are the same as in years past.
Baker Edition: Business professor honored with Kopke Award
August 20, 2015
Known for inspiring students inside and outside the classroom, Alan Grant in May was awarded Baker University’s prestigious Jennie Howell Kopke and Verda R. Kopke Award for Distinguished Teaching.
Baker Edition: Coach: Season looks promising for bowling breakthrough
August 20, 2015
The Baker University bowling team is due for a breakthrough and, if head coach Cheryl Keslar is right, this season could be the time for it.
Baker Edition: Baker designated Tree Campus USA
August 20, 2015
The Arbor Day Foundation announced that Baker University is a Tree Campus USA this year for its commitment to promoting healthy trees and engaging students and staff in the spirit of conservation. The first university in Kansas to be recognized with the distinction, Baker has been honored five consecutive years by the foundation.
Baker Edition: Students honored for making a difference on campus
August 20, 2015
Four graduating students were honored with Outstanding Senior awards during Baker University’s commencement ceremonies on May 17 at the Collins Center. Carly Berblinger, Buhler; Rachel Haley, Lawrence; Jacob Mogle, Columbus; and Dustin Turner, Overbrook, all received the award.
Baker Edition: Recent grads honored for leadership
August 20, 2015
Two May Baker University graduates, known for their strong academic commitment, were recognized as 2015 Fran Jabara Leadership Award recipients during spring commencement ceremonies at the Collins Center.
Baker Edition: University expands educational opportunities with Wetlands Discovery Center
August 20, 2015
Long known for providing learning opportunities outside the classroom, Baker University will expand its educational offerings for its students and the public this fall when the Baker Wetlands Discovery Center opens on the southern edge of Lawrence.
Baker Edition: Defending championships ‘a Baker tradition’
August 20, 2015
Tradition. It’s a meaningful word, and one that Baker University student-athletes take to heart when competing.
Baker Edition: Art major transitions to nursing career
August 20, 2015
Two years after receiving a bachelor’s degree as an art major from Baker University, Brittni Sayers crossed the commencement stage in May once again at the Collins Center — this time as a nursing graduate with a job already secured.
Baker Edition: Baker graduate honored as Champion of Change
August 20, 2015
Mike Ellis, a 1984 Baker graduate and advocate for people with disabilities, was honored on July 27 as a Champion of Change by the White House in conjunction with the 25th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act.
Baker Edition: High expectations greet Wildcats women’s soccer
August 20, 2015
Davy Phillips is energized. The head coach of Baker Wildcats’ women’s soccer knows what the team could achieve this season based on the program’s history.
Baker Edition: University, Johnson County Community College partner
August 20, 2015
Baker University has partnered with Johnson County Community College to better assist students planning to continue their education.
Baker Edition: New coaches join Wildcat staff
August 20, 2015
Ryan Pitts graduated from Baker in 2006 after a successful athletic career that included NAIA All-American honors as a wide receiver for the football team in 2005 and national indoor and outdoor qualifying performances in the high hurdles in 2006. Now Pitts is taking on a new role at Baker: head coach of the Wildcats’ track and field program.