Be A Jayhawk: Ella Richards, a Jayhawk dedicated to helping people

Majors: Women, gender and sexuality studies major and psychology, business and human sexuality minors. Hometown: Topeka, Kansas What has been your favorite class at KU? And why? I loved my WGSS 101 class. I was expecting a class of 300 people, but found my way to a room of about 20. We were students from different majors, […]

Liberal arts & sciences at work: Sandra Sanchez at the Smithsonian

Hometown: I’ve moved too many times to have one! Majors: History, Chinese language & literature; Minor: Indigenous studies Internship title and organization: Intern for the Program in Latino History & Culture at the Smithsonian National Museum of American History (NMAH) What were your responsibilities during your internship? The museum just opened a whole new wing with a […]

Liberal arts & sciences at work: Kathleen Meeds interns at a newspaper in Eutin, Germany

Hometown: Anchorage, Alaska Majors: English major with German and journalism minors Why did you choose your majors/minors? I’ve always really enjoyed English and German, and I figured I would do the best studying what I have interests in. I decided to minor in journalism as well, because it is a good way to learn to apply what I’m […]

Hawks to Watch: Stephanie Downes

Why Stephanie’s a Hawk to Watch: When you think biology degree, you may picture someone sitting in a lab or collecting specimens outside. For Stephanie, a biology degree led to a different path, where skills in analyzing and experimenting help her engage audiences with digital media. Following graduation from the College of Liberal Arts & […]

Hawks to Watch: Caitlin Hotzel

Why Caitlin’s a Hawk to Watch: Caitlin has never been afraid to take a risk to pursue passions and achieve her dreams. The books Caitlin read during her English degree at KU inspired her to run with bulls in Spain and then move her life to London to start her culinary education at Le Cordon […]