Visual Illusion: Are you #TeamWhiteGold or #TeamBlueBlack?

Thursday afternoon, this photo began circulating around the internet, creating controversy and blowing minds. “The Dress” has been confirmed by the manufacturer to be Royal blue and black but the original photo is quite a polarizing optical illusion. What color do you think the dress is? Are you #TeamWhiteGold, #TeamBlueBlack or a flip-flopper? To help explain […]

Classroom guests help students envision careers

  Liberal arts and sciences graduates go on to successful and sometimes unconventional careers. They combine personal passion with the flexibility of their degree to build careers that are both fulfilling and challenging. To help students visualize their own career paths and provide valuable insight and advice for the future, College departments frequently host visiting […]

Alumni Achievements: Grant encourages creative genius

Alumna combats violence against native women through tribal law reform Chaos. That’s how Sarah Deer, College alumna and MacArthur ‘genius’ grant winner, describes her typical day. Mentoring students, counseling rape victims and fighting to close cracks in the legal system fill her days. At night, she unwinds with her husband Neal Axton (whom she met […]

Student Stories: Film becomes second nature to conservation interns

Film & Media Studies interns raise profile of The Nature Conservancy efforts through films A new initiative between KU Film & Media Studies, The Nature Conservancy and ITC served as an opportunity for two talented students and an alumnus to create four informational videos that raise awareness of conservation issues in Kansas. Over the course […]

Alumni Achievements: Triple major leads to unexpected path

Just after collecting his diploma in 2009, Patrick Mathay embarked on a bike trip that would steer him toward his future career. It started in Oregon and ended 78 days and 4,000 miles later in Guatemala. “It was an incredible adventure full of tropical storms, benevolent strangers, many flat tires, and one epic battle with […]