Jayhawks in the News | May 13, 2016

Posted on May 13, 2016 in Alumni News and News

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Find out what fellow Jayhawks are up to in our biweekly 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 Student Housing selects Aramis Watson as associate director for residence life | University of Kansas, Department of Student Housing

Aramis Watson has been selected as University of Kansas Student Housing’ associate director for residence life. She began her new position April 25. Watson, c’03, will be responsible for the residence life program that serves nearly 5,000 residents who live in campus residence halls, scholarship halls and apartment complexes.
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My Career Choice: Amy Virginia Buchanan- Spring Street Social Society | Woman Around Town

Amy Virginia Buchanan is a musician, performance artist, producer, and cultural curator in New York City. She cofounded Spring Street Social Society, a network of artists, and serves as its artistic director. Buchanan, c’10, graduated with a degree in theatre and is a member of KU Theatre’s Professional Advisory Board.
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Introducing the Sadler twins, Landon and Lucas | KUSports.com

Ian and Meredith Sadler, who now live in Tulsa, Oklahoma, welcomed identical twin boys on Monday. They aren’t the first couple to name their children in honor of KU basketball, but Ian, d’11, credits his superfan status and time spent working at Kansas Athletics for his ability to pull off the “Strategic Coincidence.”
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KU Business School honors longtime KC business leader | Kansas City Business Journal

Jim Schwartz, CEO of NPC International Inc., received the 2016 Distinguished Alumni Award from the KU School of Business for his dedication to business excellence, community service, and commitment to KU. Schwartz, b’84, has led NPC—the world’s largest Pizza Hut franchisee—as president since 1995 and CEO since 2004.
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Alumnus eyes future, innovation in energy sector | KU B-School on Medium

Brett Leeth, serves as managing director of innovation and corporate development for Flint Hills Resources, a subsidiary of Koch Industries. He was recently honored by the B-school as one of this year’s Emerging Leader Award recipients. Leeth, b’02, encourages students to embrace humility and be open to opportunities.
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