Jayhawks in the News | Mar. 30

Posted on Mar 30, 2018 in Alumni News and News

KU campus graphics | www.kualumni.org | Jayhawks in the newsFind 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.


Kansan Here’s how you can watch a KU-centric broadcast of the Final Four | Kansas City Star

Famous KU Jayhawks Rob Riggle, Scot Pollard, and Dave Armstrong will cover KU’s Final Four game against Villanova. The trio is part of the Kansas TeamCast, which will air on TNT.
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A former KU center analyzes the game of Jayhawks big man Udoka Azubuike | Kansas City Star

Mark Randall, a former third-team All-American, shares his thoughts on Azubuike. Randall is also a former member of the KU Alumni Association’s board of directors.
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Father, daughter share similar NCAA Tournament experiences in KU band, 30 years apart | KSN.com

Kellie Simerly plays baritone in the KU band. Her father, Mark, also played baritone in the band. The pair are comparing their NCAA Tournament experiences this week.
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Boise State CIO to present as 1st candidate for KU’s top tech post | University of Kansas

Max Davis-Johnson, chief information officer at Boise State University, will make a public presentation Monday, April 2, as a candidate for the chief information officer at the University of Kansas. David-Johnson is a KU graduate who earned a bachelor’s degree in business administration.
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KU alumnus establishes scholarship for art history students | University of Kansas

A gift commitment of $690,000 from University of Kansas alumnus Don Sloan will establish a scholarship fund for art history students at KU. Sloan received bachelor’s degrees in English and political science from KU in 1970 and entered the U.S. Army after graduation.
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KU fans in Lawrence take over Massachusetts Street after overtime Elite 8 win | Kansas City Star

KU alumni, students, and fans rushed to downtown Lawrence after the KU men’s basketball team defeated Duke in overtime.
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Basketball player Frank Mason to appear June 16 at charity softball game at T-Bones Stadium | Wyandotte Daily

Former Kansas University Jayhawk and current member of the NBA Sacramento Kings, Frank Mason III, will hold the inaugural Frank Mason III and Friends Charity Softball game at 3 p.m. on Saturday, June 16, at T-Bones Stadium in Kansas City, Kansas.
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Indianapolis Star editor named USA TODAY executive editor for news | USA Today

Jeff Taylor, a graduate of the University of Kansas, was named executive editor for news for USA Today this week. He is currently the Midwest regional editor for the USA TODAY NETWORK.
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