Andy Hyland Higher education reporter

Andy Hyland covers higher education issues for the Lawrence Journal-World

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Update: Amber Alert cancelled after 16-year-old girl found
05:04 p.m., July 5, 2012 Updated 09:20 a.m.
Authorities issued an Amber Alert on Thursday following the disappearance of a 16-year-old girl in Leavenworth.
Regents work to give students proper credit
February 15, 2012
Meg Fowler said finding out how her class credits transfer from Johnson County Community College isn’t easy.
Basehor man, 21, injured in single-car accident
01:27 p.m., January 5, 2012 Updated 11:28 a.m.
A 21-year-old Basehor man was in good condition at a local hospital Monday, five days after he lost control of his car and had to be extricated after striking a tree about four miles northeast of Basehor, according to a report from the Kansas Highway Patrol.
Snowy owls head south in search of food
06:00 a.m., December 31, 2011 Updated 12:00 a.m.
While the lack of snow on the ground may have put a damper on the holiday season, it’s something of a boon for those trying to spot a rare sight around these parts.
Multiple Monday morning accidents cause traffic delays on turnpike
December 27, 2011
Kansas Highway Patrol troopers and Leavenworth County medical crews were busy Monday morning dealing with multiple accidents on Interstate 70 east of the Tonganoxie and Eudora exit.
Leavenworth County garbage collector killed in accident
Man identified as a 24-year-old Lawrence resident
10:23 a.m., December 30, 2010 Updated 12:43 p.m.
Leavenworth County sheriff’s officers said a garbage collector died Wednesday after falling off a trash truck.
Family, friends remember three people who died Sunday night in Leavenworth County accident
October 12, 2010
Stephanie Conn, 22, and Jake Henry, 21, were killed when their car collided with a second car driven by Mathew Nuzik, a 30-year-old Basehor man. Nuzik also died at the scene.
Perkins abruptly retires from KU athletics
September 8, 2010
The buzzer has sounded on Lew Perkins’ tenure as Kansas University athletics director.
Lawrence media outlets seek records on Mangino’s buyout
December 4, 2009
Three Lawrence media outlets, the Lawrence Journal-World, 6News and, have filed a Kansas Open Records Act request with Kansas Athletics Inc. to obtain details of the settlement agreement reached with football coach Mark Mangino.
Baker students also plan trip to inauguration
January 16, 2009
Sixteen Baker University students won’t just be earning credit between semesters this winter, they’ll also get a chance to witness a little history, too.

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