Liberal arts & sciences at work: Elizabeth Orr

Hometown: Westwood, KS Majors: Global & international studies and French, minor in economics Internship title and organization: Events Intern at the International Relations Council What were your responsibilities during your internship? I help coordinate the logistics and execution of a variety of events and programs that engage community members in international affairs. I am also […]

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 […]

Magic For Muggles: Cool College Classes

Cool Classes: Magic for Muggles

Still waiting on that invitation to a certain school of Witchcraft and Wizardry? Even at KU, you can still indulge your interest in magic. The College has some recommendations for you. Check ’em out! ENGL 203 Monsters in Literature and Film No promises that your professor will become a mythical creature, but this class will offer […]

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 & […]

Distinguished Alumni: Delano Lewis, diplomat and executive

The list of careers Delano Lewis has held is lengthy and diverse. After graduating from KU in 1960 with majors in political science and history and a law degree soon after, he embarked on a career including roles with the Justice Department and the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the Peace Corps in Nigeria and Uganda, […]