Martha Kehr

Office Manager
Graduate Program Coordinator
Primary office:
785-864-2900
4141C Learned Hall



Summary

In addition to working as the Office Manager and Graduate Program Coordinator in Chemical and Petroleum Engineering, Martha also majored in English with a History minor at the University of Kansas. She is the author of several young-adult, urban fantasy novels and is currently working on publishing short stories and non-fiction pieces. In spring 2016, her short story "The Silence of Space" was published in Sonoma State University's ZAUM literary magazine. In 2017, she earned an Engineering Staff Impact Award for her dedication to Student Success in the School of Engineering. Martha was also the receipient of the 2019 Graduate Stupport Staff Award. Currently serving as co-chair of the Engineering Staff Organization (ESO), Martha hopes to apply her strong personal drive toward supporting staff success and professional development. Martha is also a volunteer at KU's Audio Reader Network where her primary assignment is reading the "Shopping the Discount Stores" program which airs on Tuesday mornings. 

Education

  • ASSOCIATES OF THE ARTS, JOHNSON COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE, MAY 2004
    Focus on Literature and Psychology
  • ENGLISH, BGS. UNIVERSITY OF KANSAS, MAY 2019
    Focus on Rhetoric, Language, and Writing; Minor in History

Selected Publications

  • Kehr, Martha. The Magic Mole. Vol. 1, The Adventures of Marcy and Sara. Createspace, 2008.
  • Kehr, Martha. New Alliances. Vol. 2, The Adventures of Marcy and Sara. Createspace, 2009.
  • Kehr, Martha. Journey to the Palace of Ice. Vol. 3, The Adventures of Marcy and Sara. Createspace, 2012.
  • Kehr, Martha. "The Silence of Space." (Rohnert Park, CA: Zaum Sonoma State’s Literary Magazine, 2016) online.

Upcoming Events and Deadlines

Deadline to apply to 3MT | October 14th First Heat will take place on Thursday, October 24th 

Mark B. Shiflett Lecture on Refrigerants | Thursday, October 17th | Hancock Ballroom @ The Oread

Research Connections & Networking Event | Monday, October 21st | 11am - 12pm | 1131 Learned Hall

Special Seminar with Boelo Schurr from the University of Twente | Friday, October 25th | 1:00 - 1:50PM | 2420 LEEP2

Hospitality Suite at the Annual AIChE Conference | Sunday, November 10th | 7:30 - 9:30PM | Blue Spring Room, Hyatt Regency Orlando

Nick Reding's Final Thesis Defense | Monday, November 25th | 9:00 - 10:00AM | 1 Eaton (Dean's Conference Room)


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