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 […]
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 […]
I originally moved to Reno after completing my Masters at KU to pursue a PhD in Geography & Climate Policy. But sitting behind a computer and doing research just wasn’t enough for me. I wanted to get people excited about weather, climate and science.
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. […]
“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 […]
Hometown: Beloit, Kansas Majors: Political Science & Economics Internship title and company: Office of Postsecondary Education Intern, United States Department of Education What are your responsibilities? I work full-time, and the majority of my time is spent either conducting research on higher education to be used by my supervisors in their work or reviewing grant materials that have […]
George Mullinix has been called one of the best #exploreKU contributors ever and makes a career shooting footage for clients around the world, but can you guess what KU degree the artist behind this photo has?
Anna Allen was passionate about the German language when she arrived at KU. It connected her to her family history, and she was inspired to master the language. But she was also drawn to journalism, and wanted to pursue a career that allowed her to write on a daily basis. With one eye on life beyond KU, […]