Kansas Alumni magazine

Issue No. 4, 2017

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Bright Outlook

As a leading cancer surgeon, Doug Girod learned that putting the patient first is good medicine. Focusing foremost on the student experience as chancellor, he believes, will also bring good things to the University.
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By Chris Lazzarino

Fly High

Meet KU’s newest star voyager, NASA astronaut-in-training Loral O’Hara.
By Chris Lazzarino

Sweet Dreams Are Made of Cheese

How did cheesemonger Sara Knickerbocker ace her industry’s toughest test? With serious study and a healthy appetite for fun.
By Steven Hill

Back to School

The Commencement walk is the last leg in a long journey for graduates. For one woman, it was a trip decades in the making.
By Cyd Silvius Alloway


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