This Week in KU History
Monday, March 30, 1925
First issue of The Dove, a purportedly “radical” student newspaper generally printed on pink paper, makes its campus debut.
Wednesday, April 1, 1874
The Observer of Nature, KU’s first serious student publication, issues its premiere edition.
Friday, April 1, 1955
Dr. Hilden Gibson, a popular political science professor and strong supporter of KU’s cooperative housing movement, unexpectedly passes away, inspiring the men of 1614 Kentucky Street to name their co-op in his honor.
Monday, April 1, 1974
The School of Nursing is established as a co-equal academic unit of the KU Medical Center
Saturday, April 1, 2017
Joining elite company, Kansas men's basketball coach Bill Self was chosen for induction into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame, the Hall announced Saturday, April 1, 2017, in Glendale, Arizona.