Wednesday, February 24, 2010

More on Bailey Hall

Bailey Hall was named after Edgar Henry Summerfield Bailey, the first faculty member in the Chemistry Department at KU.
In 1905, Bailey Hall was the home of the Chemistry department and 2 faculty members discovered helium. Yes, helium. The element.
In 2001, it was added to the National Register of Historic Places.

Current departments/programs:
Humanities and Western Civilization
Women, Gender and Sexuality Studies
Communication Studies
African and African American Studies
Center for Russian, Eastern European and Eurasia Studies
American Studies
Center for European Studies

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