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Jim Richey poses in the Watson Library Center for Mail
As KU Libraries’ Business Coordinator for Mail Services, Jim Richey is at the center of a constant flow of information and people. Since starting as a student employee in the 1980s, Richey has helped manage the daily operations of campus mail and the transportation of library materials with a meticulous approach and a kind, courteous manner.
2024 Sprints Selections - Patrick Ploschnitzki and Anurag Garg
The University of Kansas Libraries have selected Patrick Ploschnitzki, Assistant Teaching Professor of German in the Department of Slavic, German, and Eurasian Studies, and Anurag Garg, Assistant Professor of Analytics, Information and Operations Management, as 2024 Sprints Week participants.
Spencer Research Library
Alyssa Cole, assistant professor of African American studies at the University of Florida, and Brooke Thomas, African American history postdoctoral scholar at Pennsylvania State University, are the recipients of the 2024 Alyce Hunley Whayne Visiting Researchers Travel Award from KU Libraries. They will visit KU from June 24 to 27 with a joint public presentation at 3 p.m. June 26 in the Johnson Room.