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#TBT to our Distinguished Alumni event for John Gurche in Kansas City. Paleo-artist isn't your everyday job title. John Gurche's unique combination of interests and preparation at KU led him to his dream career of pursuing art and science together. He joined the ranks of our Distinguished Alumni this year. Check the pictures to see more example of his work.
John Gurche, Distinguished Alumni event photos
John Gurche was named one of the 2013-14 Distinguished Alumni of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at the University of Kansas, the highest honor from the College. He was recognized at a spe...

Congrats (times 100!) to all the undergraduate researchers on their presentations: http://t.co/mzltQv9gFc
Q&A with Hollywood Poster Graphic Designer Bill Gamm After decades of working in Hollywood as a graphic designer for movie studios, Bill Gamm returned to his roots in Kansas. He shared the highlights of his career in this fascinating presentation about how some of the most famous movie posters came to life with his pen at the University of Kansas Mini College 2014. Here he takes questions from the audience about his work and his experiences in Hollywood. For more information on Mini College, visit http://minicollege.ku.edu/


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