Kansas Alumni magazine

Issue No. 3, 2017

Kansas Alumni magazine, Issue No. 3, 2017

Farewell, BGL

Chancellor Bernadette Gray-Little concludes her eight-year tenure on the Hill, having steered the University through momentous changes with grit and grace.
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By Jennifer Jackson Sanner

Study in Jazz

Trumpeter Ron McCurdy brings Langston Hughes’ epic poem “Ask Your Mama” to life with music, images and the discovery of his own cultural heritage.
By Heather Biele

Novel Idea

A love for books and the transformative power of stories was key for Mary O’Connell—and for the teenage heroine of her new novel, Dear Reader.
By Andrea Hoag

Stand Tall

March may have ended much too early for the Jayhawks, but Player of the Year honors for Frank Mason and Hall of Fame induction for Bill Self make dandy consolation prizes
By Chris Lazzarino


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