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Paul Fowler

Paul discusses his undergraduate research project on the history of the African-American community in Lawrence, Kansas, with one of his mentors, professor Clarence Lang, associate professor of African and African-American Studies (AAAS). Paul is now a graduate student in AAAS. 



Sarah Mitchell

Sarah, a senior majoring in African Studies, spent the spring 2014 semester studying at the University of Cape Town in South Africa. While there, in addition to studying archaeology and cultural anthropology, she travelled throughout Southern Africa, including a trip to Victoria Falls, a trip to Johannesburg and Pretoria, and a spring break volunteer experience at a center for kids with disabilities.

KU student George Mullinix drove through campus last week and captured one of our beautiful sunsets in a time-lapse video. Featuring our beloved Campanile, it's a great reminder of why we are all here. #exploreKU

Grad lands dream biotech job with KU degree Nathan Bushue chose the nontraditional route to find his calling as a biohazard technician at KU Medical Center — he got his bachelor’s degree close to home in molecular biosciences at KU’s Edwards Campus in Overland Park (http://bit.ly/1rDC304). “With a degree from KU, I can do anything,” Bushue says.


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