What’s the best way to celebrate KU’s sesquicentennial?

With us.

Below, you’ll find a list of KU 150 events taking place in 2015 and 2016. We’d love to see you there.

Join the celebration

In 2015 The University of Kansas celebrates turning 150 years old. We’ve brought together some of the best events so that all Kansans can take part in this sesquicentennial celebration. Take part on campus, online, or wherever the Jayhawk leads you. Below are upcoming events that specifically showcase artists, Check back to see more upcoming events throughout the sesquicentennial year.

2015

 

Aug.

22

Lawrence

Traditions Night

at 7:30 pm, Saturday, Memorial Stadium — free and open to the public

 

Aug.

22

Lawrence

Movie in the Stadium (Ghostbusters)

at 9:00 pm, Saturday, Memorial Stadium — free and open to the public

 

Aug.

23

Lawrence

Chalmers Hall renaming ceremony

at 3:00 pm, Sunday, Marvin Hall

 

Aug.

23

Lawrence

Opening Convocation

at 7:00 pm, Sunday, Lied Center — free and open to the public

 

Sep.

11

Lawrence

Jayhawk Boulevard dedication

at 11:30 am, Friday, Strong Hall

 

Sep.

11

Lawrence

Self and Oswald Residence Hall dedication

at 4:00 pm, Friday, Daisy Hill

 

Oct.

2

Lawrence

KANSAS (performing)

at 7:30 pm, Friday, Lied Center

 

Oct.

6

Overland Park

Transforming the University of Kansas-A History 1965-2015 Author Panel and Booksigning

at 6:30 pm, Tuesday, KU Edwards Campus Regnier Hall Auditorium 12600 Quivira Rd. Overland Park, KS 66213

 

Nov.

25

Lawrence

McCollum Hall implosion

at 7:00 am, Wednesday, Daisy Hill

2016

 

May.

15

Lawrence

Commencement

at 10:30 am, Sunday, Memorial Stadium — free and open to the public