Jayhawks in the News | July 13

Posted on Jul 13, 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.


KU’s Del Shankel — who served as chancellor twice — dies at age 90 | Kansas City Star

Delbert Shankel, the only person to serve as chancellor of the University of Kansas twice, died July 12 at age 90. Shankel was acting chancellor during the 1980-81 school year. In 1994, when Gene Budig left, Shankel served again until Robert Hemenway became chancellor in 1995.
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Shawnee resident, KU alumnus Rory Ramsdell makes “Mini Allen Fieldhouse” out of new garage | Shawnee Dispatch

Shawnee resident and former KU baseball player Rory Ramsdell recently completed a two-year project. Ramsdell built a garage for his teenage daughters and turned it into a mini Allen Fieldhouse.
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Three Jayhawks to be added to KU’s Ring of Honor in 2018 | KSN.com

Kansas football alumni Chris Harris Jr., Todd Reesing, and Larry Brown will be added to the Ring of Honor this season. KU will also celebrate the 50th anniversary of the 1968 team that earned a trip to the Orange Bowl, as well as the 10-year anniversary of the 2008 Insight Bowl Champions.
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Researchers improve conductive property of graphene, advancing promise of solar technology | University of Kansas

In 2010, the Nobel Prize in Physics went to the discoverers of graphene. Now, two researchers from the University of Kansas, Professor Hui Zhao and graduate student Samuel Lane, both of the Department of Physics & Astronomy, are working to use graphene in solar panels.
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