Media advisory update: KU delaying campus flyovers planned for Oct. 23

Wed, 10/23/2013

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Jill Jess Phythyon
KU News Service
785-864-8858

LAWRENCE — The University of Kansas Marketing Communications has delayed plans for Lawrence campus flyovers on Wednesday, Oct. 23.

Updated information about the flyover will be posted to news.ku.edu.

The purpose of the flyovers is to produce new still photography of campus beauty and recent construction, for use in university recruitment and general information media.

For questions, please contact Jill Jess, director, KU News Service, 785-864-8858 or jilljess@ku.edu.



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