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KU grad Mulally outlines his plans at Ford


¢ Alan Mulally, the Kansas University graduate who now is chief executive at Ford Motor Co., sat down for an extended interview with the [Detroit Free Press][1].A down-to-earth Midwesterner, Mulally seemed eager to share his thoughts and objectives on a range of subjects. While he used folksy terms like "neat" to describe his impressions of Ford and the industry, his bottom-line assessments were sobering.¢ Tim Hibbard, a Lawrence resident whose every move is mapped through GPS tracking on his Web site, is featured in [Business Week][2] magazine.Meet Tim Hibbard. It's 11:45 p.m. on a Wednesday night and Hibbard is currently near the intersection of Jacob and Ranch Streets in Lawrence, Kan. It's a cool 50 degrees outside. He's not moving around now, but he's traveled a total of 28.42 miles today. And no, I'm not stalking him.__Conveniently for Hibbard's would-be stalkers, though, he carries his cell phone with him at all times and he's decided to let the global positioning system on his phone constantly broadcast his whereabouts to his Web site._Here's a story the [Journal-World][3] that included Hibbard a few months ago.¢ James Gunn, a longtime KU professor and well-known scholar on and writer of science fiction, is quoted in this story on the [Fordham University Web site][4] about one of its professors, Marleen Barr, receiving a Fulbright award to study science fiction in Germany."[Barr] is probably the most prominent member of the science fiction scholarly field of feminist criticism," Gunn said._¢ A Pleasant Ridge High School student in Leavenworth has been granted early graduation so that she can attend KU to study pharmacy and possibly music, the [Leavenworth Times][5] reports. [1]: http://www.freep.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20061110/NEWS99/311100003 [2]: http://www.businessweek.com/technology/content/nov2006/tc20061113_459957.htm?chan=technology_technology+index+page_ceo+guide+to+tech+--+mashups [3]: http://www2.ljworld.com/news/2006/aug... [4]: http://www.fordham.edu/campus_resources/public_affairs/inside_fordham/october_10_2006/in_focus_faculty_and/science_fiction_scho_24277.asp [5]: http://www.leavenworthtimes.com/articles/2006/11/10/news/news06.txt


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