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Jim Ryun Receives Presidential Medal of Freedom

University of Kansas track & field great Jim Ryun received the nation’s highest civilian honor on Friday, as he was awarded with the Presidential Medal of Freedom from United States President Donald Trump.

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Kansas Track & Field Teams Earn USTFCCCA All-Academic Honors

The Kansas men’s and women’s track and field programs were both honored as United States Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) All-Academic Teams, the organization announced on Thursday, while four Jayhawks earned individual honors.

73 Kansas Student-Athletes Named To Academic All-Big 12 Rookie Team

The Big 12 Conference announced the 2019-20 Academic All-Big 12 Rookie Team on Wednesday, with a total of 856 student-athletes earning the distinction. Kansas had 73 student-athletes on the list, and 13 of the Jayhawks’ recipients earned perfect 4.0 grade point averages in the past year.

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πŸ“Έ Through The Lens | Jordan Scott

Kansas Athletics staff photographer Jeff Jacobsen shares his memories of what he saw Through the Lens from his 23-year career with the Jayhawks. This one features a series of photos taken of pole vaulter Jordan Scott.

Kansas Student-Athletes Set 10 Team GPA Records and a New Department GPA Record

Kansas Athletics student-athletes continue to thrive and set new records in the classroom this past spring semester by boasting a 3.43 department grade-point average.

Unified Against Racism

Statement from Kansas Athletics – Unified Against Racism.

πŸ‘Ÿ Six Jayhawks Recognized as All-Americans

Six members of the Kansas track & field teams were recognized as All-Americans for their performances during the 2019-20 indoor season, the U.S. Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) announced on Tuesday, which included Zach Bradford, Gleb Dudarev, Honour Finley, Mariah Kuykendoll, Zantori Dickerson and Jedah Caldwell.

πŸ“Έ Through The Lens | Nicolai Ceban

Kansas Athletics staff photographer Jeff Jacobsen shares his memories of what he saw Through the Lens from his 23-year career with the Jayhawks. This one features a photo of Nicolai Ceban from his career from 2015-18.

KU Cares: Jayhawks on the Frontlines - Dr. Travis Batts

Dr. Travis Batts is a board-certified cardiac specialist with a focus on disease prevention, nutrition, fitness optimization and cardiovascular screening in San Antonio, Texas. He earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Biochemistry from the University of Kansas in 2000 and his medical doctorate (MD) from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

πŸ“Έ Through The Lens | Pictograph

Kansas Athletics staff photographer Jeff Jacobsen shares his memories of what he saw Through the Lens from his 23-year career with the Jayhawks. This one features a photo titled "Pictograph," a photo taken in 2012 at the NCAA Outdoor Track & Field Championships in Des Moines, Iowa.

KU Cares: Jayhawks on the Front Lines - Alexandre Lavigne

Alexandre β€œAlex” Lavigne ran cross country and track & field for the Kansas Jayhawks from 2013-15. During this time, he studied biomechanical engineering with a pre-med concentration. While already interested in the healthcare system, he wasn’t sure if he wanted to become an engineer or a doctor.

πŸ“š 46 Jayhawks Recognized on Academic All-Big 12 Teams

Kansas track & field landed 46 student-athletes on the 2020 Academic All-Big 12 Track & Field teams, the Big 12 Conference office announced on Wednesday, highlighted by 38 first-team members and three individuals nominated with a perfect 4.0 grade point average.