Today, the SELF 2020 cohort visited Kenworth Trucking in Seattle, WA. Kenworth Trucking is owned by Paccar which owns an ecosystem of truck manufacturers, truck part manufacturers, and truck financing groups. Kenworth is an established American company that has built premium trucks for the US and... Read More

Today we visited the Ballard Locks with Dave Chapman.  The Ballard Locks is one of Seattle’s most popular tourist attractions. The Locks were completed in 1917 and connect the salt water Puget Sound with fresh water Lake Union and Lake Washington. They are a vital addition to the city of... Read More

Wednesday started off with a visit from Dr. Steve Nguyen. The University of Kansas Alum empowered and inspired us with personal testimony as well as words of encouragement. Specifically highlighting the power behind a KU degree and making sure we recognize that we’re comparable to students from... Read More

Whether you’re returning KU for another exciting year or a first-year Jayhawk arriving in Lawrence for the time, welcome (back) to campus! Several events are planned at the School of Engineering and across the university to greet students for the 2018-2019 academic year. Here’s a quick rundown:... Read More

            This day was packed full of company visits with two morning visits at Blue Origin and Fred Hutch Cancer Research Center, and an afternoon visit at the Uber Seattle office. A group of the SELF cohort first started out the day with an amazing experience at... Read More

The First Day of Visits In the morning we visited Google at their Fremont office on Lake Union. Our host, Caroline Danzi a recent graduate working on the Domain team, gave us a introduction to Google and their campus. The presentation outlined the interview process, the different Google sectors,... Read More

For the juniors’ second day in Seattle, they had the entire day to explore all that Seattle has to offer. It was beautiful outside (not even raining a little bit!). Many students visited Pike’s Place Market, enjoying activities such as visiting the first Starbucks, eating fantastic pastries, and... Read More

The day for many started at 3 AM, with some entering the terminal with apprehension due to the unfortunate airline incident that occurred the previous day in Seattle. Some were hesitant to get on the plane and nervous for part of the ride. Quinton Jones was not one of these people. (Photo credit... Read More

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