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Issue 2, 2016

Table of Contents

20 Mission: Relief

28 Hail to the 'Hawks

34 International Impact

2 Lift the Chorus
Letters from our readers

5 First Word
The editor's turn

6 On the Boulevard
KU & Alumni Association events

8 Jayhawk Walk
Hoverboards, roller skates and batmobiles, oh my!

10 Hilltopics
News and notes: Prairie Acre restoration planned; University releases diversity action plan.

16 Sports
Basketball claims 12th-straight conference title; All-Big 12 infielder Brickey leads softball attack.

38 Jayhawk Dozen
A celebration of KU's 12 consecutive Big 12 titles.

40 Association News
Kansas City volunteer opportunities abound; spring reunions will welcome alumni to campus.

46 Class Notes
Profiles of a mother-daughter partnership, a sports psychologies, a parks champion and more

68 In Memory
Deaths in the KU family

72 Rock Chalk Review
New books from Julia Heaberlin and Jim Gunn, a top honor for Natural History Museum and more

76 KU 150
Scenes from the sesquicentennial