Josh Lodoly graduated from KU in 2014 with a BA in Business Administration and a German Minor. He now works at Cerner in Kansas City.
Sam earned his BA in East Asian Languages & Cultures in 2015 and is now pursuing BSB in Accounting from KU
Keyu Wu, a true polyglot, earned his Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering in 2014. He is now studying German to prepare for his Master's degree at the University of Stuttgart in Germany.
Anthony Mason graduated from KU this spring with a BA in both Spanish and History. He plans to join the U.S. Navy this summer.
Kaylin hold a BA in French Languages & Literatures, and a BA AND an MA in East Asian Languages & Cultures. Wow.
Mitchell Pruett took German at KU and received his BA in Psychology and a Minor in Business. He is now a Project Manager for Epic Systems in Madison, Wisconsin.
Morgan Kilgore (BA CGIS, German Minor) works in Business Litigation in Kansas City.
Benjamin Ale-Ebrahim is among the select few who have studied Persian (Farsi/Tajik) at KU.
Yuki Onogi received his MA in Russian, Eastern European and Eurasian Studies and now works in the financial sector in Chicago, IL.
Niloufar earned a BA in French and will be teaching with TAPIF before pursuing her MA next year.
Taylor learned Russian at KU and spent a semester abroad in Moscow. She later traveled to Kyiv and Kazakhstan as an intern working for the Gabriel Al-Salem Foundation.
Anna Allen received a BS in Journalism and a BA in German from KU in 2011. She now lives in Hamburg, Germany, and works as a Copywriter for TBWA/Global Shopper.
Scott Stephens received his BA in both Germanic Languages & Literatures, as well as Slavic Languages & Literatures. He is now a Regulatory Analyst, covering Western Europe for 3E Company.
Robbie Gordy earned his BA in History from KU in 2009 - he took Italian along the way.
Aric studied English and Russian literature at KU. He uses open source journalism to create strategy reports for Bank of America Merrill Lynch.
Justin earned both a master’s in East Asian Languages and Cultures, and a J.D. at KU.
Alumni Success Stories
Proficiency in a foreign language and understanding of foreign cultures will give you a competitive edge in the global job market. Our students are the living example - we invite you to explore these real-life stories. Their choice to combine the study of language and culture with other fields has opened unique and rewarding career trajectories for them. Click on the slides to read the stories behind them.
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