Jayhawks in the News | Sep. 7

Posted on Sep 7, 2018 in Alumni News and News

Jayhawks in the News

Find out what fellow Jayhawks are up to in our weekly 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.

 

UMKC Law School graduate running for Kansas City Mayor | University News, University of Missouri – Kansas City

Five years ago, the East Brookside neighborhood —just a mile from UMKC—was empty office buildings and vacant strip malls. The only business around was a run down 7/11. Scott Taylor, c’91, however, saw East Brookside for what it could be.
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Hannes Zacharias completes river adventure | The Hutchinson News

Kayaker Hannes Zacharias, g’88, will miss the solitude of spending months on the river – “something about the measured pace,” he said – but he won’t seek to repeat the solo adventure he just finished. Zacharias paddled – and partially hiked, drove, and rode – as he followed water flowing east from the Continental Divide in Colorado to the Mississippi River and ultimately the Gulf of Mexico. He began the journey May 2,6 capturing snow from Tennessee Pass in Colorado that he poured into the Mississippi River Over Labor Day weekend.
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New Piano Instructor Brings Global Opportunities to the Community | Heston College

Mei Li, D.M.A., joined the Hesston College community just a few weeks ago at the start of the school year as an adjunct piano instructor, and it seems to be a mutually beneficial employment match. With a Doctor of Musical Arts degree newly minted from the University of Kansas School of Music (Lawrence) in May 2018, Li brings to Hesston a high-level of piano instruction for students of all ages and levels, and a passion for piano pedagogy.
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