Alumni Q&A with J. Ann Selzer, political pollster

When pundits and the public turn their attention to Iowa and its presidential caucuses every four years, J. Ann Selzer has become something of a political celebrity. In 2008, when Hillary Clinton was pursuing her first bid for president, Selzer predicted an upset victory from Barack Obama. Her pronouncement had its skeptics. But they were […]

Alumni Q&A with Ann Birney, historian and performer

In the decades since her disappearance in the summer of 1937, famed aviator and Kansan Amelia Earhart has continued to captivate the interest of adventurers, historians, Kansans and more. Among her most dedicated fans is alumna Ann Birney, who performs as Earhart in historical monologues delivered across the state and country. Birney’s path to becoming […]