Jayhawks in the News | Dec. 22

Posted on Dec 22, 2017 in Alumni News and News

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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.


American Geographical Society awards O.M. Miller Medal to Mr. Brian McClendon at fall symposium | American Geographical Society

Brian McClendon received the O.M. Miller Medal at the American Geographical Society’s Fall Symposium in recognition of his distinguished work which has changee the use of geospatial information. McClendon, e’86, has worked for Keyhole, Google, and Uber, and is currently a research professor at the University of Kansas.
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Caldecott award-winning author will design $200,000 art installation for new Lenexa library branch | Shawnee Mission Post

Lawrence artist and award-winning children’s book author Stephen T. Johnson, f’87, f’87, will create three five-and-a-half by 24-foot panels to celebrate language and letters. The mosaic panels will be installed in a public commons area of a new Lenexa branch of the Johnson County Library.
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David Rebein inducted into DCCC Hall of Fame | Rebein Brothers Trial Lawyers

David Rebein was inducted into the Dodge City Community College Hall of Fame for his outstanding volunteer service to the college. Rebein, l’80, served on the Board of Trustees for DCCC fro 1998-2005 and has also been a commencement speaker.
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Scholars address sexual violence ethics | The Justice

Sarah Deer, a professor in the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences, served on a panel at Brandeis University that addressed sexual violence. Deer, c’96, l’99, , who serves as a Chief Justice of the Prairie Indian Community Court of Appeals, spoke about the perspective of Native American women.
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$2 million gift to establish law scholarship, liberal arts research fund at KU | KU School of Law

William “Brad” Bradley Jr. has made a $2 million gift commitment that will endow a scholarship in the School of Law and a research excellence fund for the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences. Bradley, c’77, l’80, has a history of philanthropy at KU.
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Idaho State Bar recognizes members at meeting | MagicValley.com

The Idaho State Bar recognized Michael Crabtree during the annual Fifth District Bar Association Resolution Meeting. Crabtree, l’77, is retiring as a Fifth District Judge.
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