Jayhawks in the News | Aug. 10

Posted on Aug 10, 2018 in Alumni News and News

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Find out what fellow Jayhawks are up to in our weekly edition of “In the News.” It’s like an online version of Class Notes. If you’ve seen Jayhawks in the news who should be featured, email us at share@kualumni.org.


Rivalry Renewed: Brandon Rush scores 46 points as KU alums beat Missouri 109-101 | The Kansas City Star

Former University of Kansas wing Brandon Rush, ’09, whose 10-year NBA career is in danger of ending, looked like a guy worthy of another pro contract during Saturday’s Rivalry Renewed KU-Missouri alumni basketball game at Silverstein Eye Centers Arena.
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James Pottorff Named Vice President and General Counsel | University of Nebraska Omaha

University of Nebraska President Hank Bounds announced today that following a national search, he has appointed James Pottorff, l’84, as the university’s next vice president and general counsel. Pottorff, who brings more than 25 years of senior legal experience in public higher education and the U.S. military, will begin at NU on Sept. 10, pending approval of the Board of Regents at its Aug. 3 meeting.
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Law professor wins national teaching award from mineral law foundation | The University of Kansas

University of Kansas School of Law Professor John Peck, l’74, was awarded the 2018 Clyde O. Martz Teaching Award by the trustees of the Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation. The national award recognizes excellent teachers who foster a broad understanding of the law, mentor students and teach in an innovative style.
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Former Jayhawk Gary Woodland sets PGA Championship record in enemy territory | The Kansas City Star

ormer Kansas golfer Gary Woodland, c’07, followed up a great start with a round good enough to get him in the record book Friday at the PGA Championship.
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