Extracurricular Activities: Katie Conrad, local band member

Katie Conrad is an associate professor of English and a member of the Lawrence band, MAW The Lawrence band MAW is a group with deep KU connections. Fiddle player Kit Cole works at KU on course content accessibility. Three other band members Tracy Floreani (guitar, vocals), Julie Schwarting (bass,vocals)and Jeanie Wells (guitar, banjo, vocals) are KU alumnae […]

Interim dean Don Steeples has deep KU and Kansas roots

If you haven’t met Don Steeples, chances are you know someone who has. Steeples, recently named the interim dean of the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences, made the rounds at KU during his 39-year career. He taught thousands of undergraduates during the 20-plus years he taught “Earthquakes and Natural Disasters,” which consistently filled Budig […]