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 […]
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.
Why he’s a Hawk to Watch: Barry was a member of the ground-breaking visual effects team for Oscar winner “The Jungle Book,” so there’s that. He uses his KU Film degree every day as a visual effects producer at Disney. During his career, Barry has worked at the cutting edge of film technology, contributing his many […]
William McNulty’s time on the Hill propelled him into a life lived around the world and a career as a nonprofit leader. McNulty, a 2001 graduate in economics and communication studies, is the 2017 recipient of an honorary doctorate from KU. I was a late bloomer. I entered KU with a bare face and wide-eyed […]
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?
In the past year, a new option for supporting KU programs, faculty and students has taken off. Launch KU, an online crowdfunding platform, has broadened opportunities for alumni and friends to make a big impact no matter the size of their gift. Campaigns have benefitted the College in multiple ways, including support for initiatives such […]
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, […]
This March, the University of Kansas will host the National Debate Tournament (NDT) for the first time. For the uninitiated, the NDT is the debate world’s equivalent of March Madness. Spread over five intense days, the top teams from across the USA compete to be crowned the nation’s best debaters. After a hugely successful fall semester, […]
Cast your mind back to when you were a KU student. Once you get past all of the wonderful memories of life on the hill, the friendships you made, the victories at Allen Fieldhouse, and the classes that will live with you forever, do you also remember the feelings of uncertainty about what would come […]
This fall, the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences welcomed back to campus many of the alumni who were named in this year’s inaugural class of Hawks to Watch. Their visits included small group discussions with students, visits with faculty members, and participation in career-focused panels. Many of this year’s honorees were able to return […]