Jayhawks in the News | Feb. 15

Posted on Feb 15, 2019 in Alumni News and News

Jayhawks in the News

Find out what University of Kansas alumni are up to in our weekly edition of “Jayhawks in the News.” It’s like an online version of Class Notes. If you’ve seen Jayhawks in the news who should be featured, email us at share@kualumni.org.

 

Kansas City-Area Family Law Attorney Christine Pina Rosengreen Merges with Joseph, Hollander & Craft LLC | Joseph Hollander & Craft LLC

Distinguished family law attorney Christine Pina Rosengreen, l’06, has merged her Kansas City-area practice with that of Joseph, Hollander & Craft LLC, a 17-attorney firm serving clients throughout Missouri and Kansas through its offices in Overland Park, Lawrence, Topeka and Wichita. Rosengreen’s family law practice concentrates on divorce, paternity, custody and support modification, guardianship, Guardian ad Litem, and adoptions. “This is our second merger in Kansas City and our fourth overall since 2016,” said Julia A. Craft, chair of the firm’s family law division. “We’ve been fortunate to attract top-notch talent from area firms as we are expanding all practice sectors across the firm.”
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Alumni Spotlight: February 2019 | KU College Office of Graduate Affairs

Mark White, g’16 PhD’18, is currently a Analytics Engineer at a progressive, digital communications agency. He shares what his job entails, why he loves what he does, and current graduate students can make the most of their time in school.
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KU alumnus helps voters gain access to provisional ballots | University Daily Kansan

A University of Kansas graduate is working to help an organization to ensure provisional ballots are not thrown out during elections. Lauren Bonds, c’09, Kansas American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) legal director and interim executive director, is representing Loud Light, an organization which tries to increase voter turnout. Davis Hammet, president of Loud Light, requested the names of provisional ballot voters back in October in hopes of informing people what they need to do to fix their ballots, so they can avoid the situation in the future. Johnson County Election Commissioner Ronnie Metsker denied the request. “Mr. Hammet reached out to us and said that he thought he should be entitled to this information. We took a look at the laws and agreed that this is something under the Kansas Open Records Act that he should have access to,” Bonds said.
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KU professor digitizes National Park Service typeface | University Daily Kansan

A new typeface called National Park — based on wooden signs in national parks — has been created by University of Kansas professor of design Jeremy Shellhorn, f’99. Shellhorn was introduced to the park signs during a sabbatical in 2012 where he worked for the National Park Service to help design Rocky Mountain National Park’s newspaper. He had been working on the newspaper for a short while when he began looking for a new typeface for the hiking section, and wanted to use the same typeface used in the signs around the park. “You see those signs everywhere. And most of the time, the lettering on those signs is all pretty consistent, all this same kind of typeface,” Shellhorn said.
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