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Social Work Day 2014

Broadcast of Leonard Pitts' Keynote

Mr. Pitts' keynote will air Sunday, April 20, at 8:00 p.m. on the stations of KPR; for people who live outside the Kansas listening area, they'll be able to live-stream it, on the KPR website, at that time. In addition, it will air on KPR2 at 1:00 p.m. Sunday afternoon; if you don't own a high-definition radio, you'll be able to listen to it as well on the KPR website, but make sure to click on the "Listen to KPR2" icon.

Parking Information

Please park in the Mississippi Parking Garage next to the Kansas Union. Enter the Parking Garage by pulling a ticket. You must keep the ticket with you; it is required for exit. You will receive a parking voucher in your packet when you check-in. When exiting at end of day, drive to the exit lane. First, insert the ticket you obtained to enter the garage. When the exit reader displays a fee, scan the parking voucher the School provided. The gates will rise, and you can drive out.

Directions

From KC or Topeka via I-70
From I-70 take the West Lawrence Exit (Number 202).
Take McDonald Drive (Route 59) South to Iowa St. This route takes you through an underpass and then merges with Iowa St. Move into the far left lane.
Continue on Iowa St. south to 9th St. (1st stoplight).
Turn east (left) onto 9th St. and go to Mississippi St. (has stoplight).
Turn south (right) onto Mississippi St. You will be driving directly towards campus; the parking garage and Kansas Union will be on your left.

From KC via K-10
Go west on K-10 which will turn into 23rd St. in Lawrence.
Take 23rd St. to Massachusetts St.(has stoplight).
Turn north (right) onto Massachusetts St. and drive to 9th St. (has stoplight).
Turn west (left) onto 9th St. and go to Mississippi St. (has stoplight).
Turn south (left) onto Mississippi St. You will be driving directly towards campus; the parking garage and Kansas Union will be on your left.

Social Welfare Events
Sep 05
PhD Brown Bag
12:00 pm
Sep 05
Freda Herrington's Retirement Reception
03:30 pm
Sep 15
Fall tuition and fees due
12:00 am
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