Jayhawks in the News | Mar. 1

Posted on Mar 1, 2019 in Alumni News and News

Jayhawks in the News

Find out what University of Kansas alumni are up to in our weekly edition of “Jayhawks 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.


On the Job with J-School Grads | William Allen White School of Journalism and Mass Communications

On the Job blog features the new careers and advice from recent graduates of the William Allen White School of Journalism and Mass Communications. Check out the recent post about Jackson Kurtz, j’18, to learn more about how he got his role as Reporter/Multimedia Journalist for WJCL News.
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Black-owned hair studio ‘Prestige’ reports success ahead of first anniversary | University Daily Kansan

For Prestige Hair Studio, celebrating one year in business means silencing doubters and creating more opportunities. Siblings Breanna and Isaiah Bell started their business, located on Sixth Street, on Feb. 21 of last year.  Breanna Bell, a current student at KU, said the journey didn’t come without people who didn’t believe they would make it this far.
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Evidence professor retires after more than 30 years on law faculty | KU Law Blog

From the beginning of his teaching career, Dennis Prater was committed to helping nervous law students transform into formidable advocates. That commitment didn’t waiver during his 34 years on the KU Law faculty. Prater retired in December. A 1973 graduate of KU Law, Prater had been a student director of the Legal Aid Clinic and knew how invaluable the experience could be for future lawyers. When he took the helm in 1984, he became the first practicing attorney to lead the Clinic.
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7 successful women explain how they got the sponsor that changed their careers | Fast Company

Just how do you identify and invest in the kind of relationship that gets you noticed by senior-level executives and considered for big promotions? Seven women share how they got the sponsorship that shaped their careers, including Jessica Palm, j’11.
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Have you heard news about a fellow Jayhawk, or maybe you have news of your own to share? Email us at share@kualumni.org, or fill out our Class Notes form to be included in a future issue of Kansas Alumni magazine. Read more about newsworthy Jayhawks.

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