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 […]

Read emails! Come to appointments on time! Say please and thank you! Common courtesy goes a long way when interacting with faculty, staff and other students.

Meet Your Advisor: Anna van Haandel

College students get lots of cliché advice, such as “go to class,” “take advantage of office hours” and “meet with your advisor.” These sentiments are shared so often because they work. Meeting your advisor can be especially helpful for choosing a major or minor, finding internship or job opportunities, and overall making the most of […]

Liberal arts & sciences at work: Cody Boston mixes film major with DJing

Recent KU film and media studies grad Cody Boston found his home and purpose at KJHK, KU’s student-run radio station. As KJHK’s Multimedia Director, Cody put the skills he learned in the classroom to work, pulling together the popular Thursday night show “Live @ KJHK.” From booking bands, to overseeing the filming, editing and sharing […]

Sydney Stone. Advising on School of the Arts: Dance, Tilm & Media Studies, Theatre, Visual Art, History of Art.

Meet Your Advisor: Sydney Stone

College students get lots of cliché advice, such as “go to class,” “take advantage of office hours” and “meet with your advisor.” These sentiments are shared so often because they work. Meeting your advisor can be especially helpful for choosing a major or minor, finding internship or job opportunities, and overall making the most of […]

Liberal arts & sciences at work: Rebecca Rumptz interns at Department of State

A career in the US army sparked Rebecca Rumptz’s passion for international diplomacy. Originally from a small town in Michigan, she joined the Army straight out of high school and spent the next seven years as a soldier working in intelligence analysis.  Assignments in Germany, Iraq and Afghanistan, and a period in Washington D.C. fueled her passions further. […]

Split picture: Carson Vickroy running cross country for the university of Kansas, and Carson Vickroy seated in a suit at a weather station

Liberal arts & sciences at work: Carson Vickroy, the World’s Fastest Weatherman

“Take advantage of all the opportunities that you have, while you can.” That’s the advice of self-proclaimed “weather nerd” and aspiring broadcast meteorologist Carson Vickroy. It’s a mantra that he lives by, and one that has brought him happiness and success in pursuit of his dream career. It was when he was in third grade that […]