Recent University of Kansas graduate Ashlie Koehn, Burns, was one of 12 students recently honored with awards for accomplishments in academics, leadership, and community engagement while at KU.
Koehn, who majored in economics and global and international studies, received a Rusty Leffel Concerned Student award.
She was a KU study abroad peer, a student senator on the Multicultural Affairs committee, and an undergraduate research fellow for the Institute of Policy and Social Research. Koehn studied abroad three times during her undergraduate years. She received five awards and recognitions in 2015 including being named a Truman Scholar and Udall Scholar.
Koehn will work for the U.S. Trade Representative’s office in Washington, District of Columbia, while attending the Truman Summer Institute.