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Alumni Q&A with Frank Cai, professor

  Frank Cai has been around the world, but his love for KU and the Midwestern culture makes him want to keep coming back. This time, Cai brought 15 scholars from Beijing Foreign Studies University, where he teaches English and Western civilization. These students were at KU from July 14-25 for a program to gain […]

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Hawks to Watch: Young alumni making their mark

Hawks to Watch are disrupters. They’re poised for greatness, inspiring their colleagues and excelling in their professions. Basically, they’re killing it. Having recently graduated, they are just starting to leave their mark and we can’t wait to see how their story unfolds. These Jayhawks span all industries including business, non-profits, tech, healthcare, media, law and […]

Rachel Myslivy

Hawks to Watch: Rachel Myslivy, Assistant Director

Rachel Myslivy, Assistant Director, Climate + Energy Project Age: 38 KU Degree: MA – Religious Studies; Graduate Certificate – Environmental Studies (2013) Why she’s a Hawk to Watch: Rachel’s experience shows that hard work, education, and collaboration can really change the course of one’s life while benefiting the larger community. She used her advanced degree […]

Natalie Pak

Hawks to Watch: Natalie Pak, Speech-Language Pathologist

Natalie Pak, Speech-Language Pathologist at Widefield School District #3, Colorado Springs, CO Age: 24 KU Degree: BA Spanish, BA Speech-Language-Hearing (2013), MA Speech-Language Pathology (2015) Why she’s a Hawk to Watch: Natalie works with students district-wide to evaluate and provide tools for speech-language disorders. Starting a new job in a new state was overwhelming at first, […]

Michael Barnicle

Hawks to Watch: Michael Barnicle, Trial Attorney

Michael Barnicle, Trial Attorney, Duane Morris LLP Age: 34 KU Degree: BA, Political Science (2004) Why he’s a Hawk to Watch: Michael tested his limits and accumulated life-changing experiences as a lawyer in the U.S. Army. Now he works for an international law firm, dealing with government contracts. He’s also committed to community service, offering […]

Lauren Henion

Hawks to Watch: Lauren Henion, Speech-Language Pathologist

Lauren Henion, Speech-Language Pathologist II at TIRR Memorial Hermann Age: 27 KU Degree: B.A. in Speech-Language-Hearing: Sciences & Disorders (2011); M.A. in Speech-Language Pathology (2013) Why she’s a Hawk to Watch: Lauren is in her dream career, working with patients to teach them skills to navigate speech and language disorders. She gets her greatest reward […]

Justin Mackey

Hawks to Watch: Justin Mackey, Assistant Athletic Director

Justin Mackey, Assistant Athletic Director, Student-Athlete Development/University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) Age: 34 KU Degree: BGS Communication Studies (2004), MA Communication Studies (2008) Why he’s a Hawk to Watch: Justin works with student athletes to help them succeed off the court. He worked with KU Athletics for nine years before joining the University of […]