Jayhawks in the News | July 15

Posted on Jul 15, 2016 in Alumni News and News

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Find out what fellow Jayhawks are up to in our biweekly edition of “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.


Hawks to watch: Young alumni making their mark | KU College of Liberal Arts & Sciences

2016 is the first year of the Hawks to Watch spotlight, which recognizes KU College of Liberal Arts & Sciences alumni and former students who have attended the university within the past 15 years. Read about these Jayhawks, who span all industries including business, non-profits, tech, healthcare, media, law and the arts.
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Gensler earns top marks for its artful business school at the University of Kansas | Interior Design

If you’re looking for more information about KU’s stunning new School of Business, check out this article for a great description of the building. Principals from Gensler, including David Broz, a’97, also offer insights.
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Capitol Federal Hall | MidCoast Design Record

Can’t get enough of #CapFedHall? Neither can we. This piece from MidCoast Record shares information from GastingerWalker&, the architect of record, along with beautiful photos of the new building.
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Lawrence High and KU alumnus to be inducted into a worldwide hall of fame | LJWorld.com

Alan Mulally, a graduate of the KU School of Engineering and former president and CEO of Ford Motor Company, is set to be inducted into the Automotive Hall of Fame. The ceremony is set for July 21.
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How the Dallas Morning News went from covering a protest to reporting on a deadly shooting | Poynter

Hannah Wise, j’14, is a breaking news reporter for the Dallas Morning News and was assigned to broadcast the rally and march during the recent protests. She shared her experience covering the deadly events with Poynter.
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Baxter Springs native named to Hall of Fame | The Joplin Globe

Ross Hartley, a graduate of the KU School of Law, will be honored by his hometown’s Wall of Fame. Hartley, l’74, co-founded NIC Inc., a company rated by Forbes as one of America’s Best Small Companies and one of the fastest-growing technology companies in the country.
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Steelers’ Johnson brings faith to South Media | Daily Times Sports

Steven Johnson walked on to the KU football team and eventually earned a scholarship, a starting job, and a spot on the Denver Broncos as an undrafted rookie. Now a linebacker with the Pittsburgh Steelers, Johnson, c’12, gives back to his community with the Faith Motivated Foundation 3 on 3 basketball tournament.
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Have you heard news about a fellow Jayhawk, or maybe you have news of your own to share? Email us at share@kualumni.org, or fill out our Class Notes form to be included in a future issue of Kansas Alumni magazine. Read more about newsworthy Jayhawks.

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