Jayhawks in the news | May 6, 2016

Posted on May 6, 2016 in Alumni News and News

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Waste 360 announces 40 Under 40 winners | Waste360.com

Kathy Richardson, solid waste manager for city of Lawrence, was named a winner of the 40 Under 40 award by Waste360, which recognizes young professionals whose work has made a significant contribution waste, recycling and organics industry. Richardson, c’01, earned a bachelor of science degree in biodiversity, ecology and evolutionary biology.
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Law student, veteran named finalist in prestigious federal leadership program | KU Law School Blog

Kevin Anderson, a KU law student and U.S. Army Captain, has been named a 2016 Presidential Management Fellow Finalist, one of the most competitive fellowship programs in the nation. More than 6,000 people applied for the fellowship, and less than 10 percent earned the designation. Anderson will graduate from the KU Law School in May 2016.
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KU alumna Amanda Blackhorse asked to be keynote speaker at Haskell Commencement | KU School of Social Welfare

Haskell University has invited Amanda Blackhorse to be the keynote speaker at this year’s commencement ceremony held on May 6. Blackhorse, s’07, earned an associate of arts degree from Haskell in 2004 and went on to graduate from the University of Kansas with a bachelor’s degree in social welfare.
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MPA program takes Olathe Public Works director out of her comfort zone | HigherEd, KU Edwards Campus

Mary Jaeger, an engineer turned public servant, will graduate this month with a Master’s of Public Administration degree from the KU Edwards Campus. The fact that she’s a Kansas State University grad didn’t stop her from feeling right at home in the top-ranked program.
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University of Kansas students build solar-powered house | KSHB.com

A group of KU students worked on the ultimate senior project: building a net-zero solar house, which means the house makes enough energy to power itself. The home, located at 1200 Pennsylvania Street in Lawrence, is open for the public to tour on Saturday, May 7, from 9 a.m.-2 p.m.
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