The Range | July 01, 2022
When artist Meghan Miller envisioned an exhibit for her master’s thesis, she wanted to create a unique space to host others for coffee. The pandemic, of course, altered our perception of public spaces. Miller’s thesis, Midnight Garden Coffee Shop, explores the enduring importance of what she calls third places, as she explained to KMUW's Torin Andersen.
Plus, Kansas State University has a new president. Richard Linton took over at K-State in February. He previously served as dean of the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences at North Carolina State. Linton sat down with KMUW's Suzanne Perez and Tom Shine to talk about his new role. One top priority, he says, is addressing the school’s drop in enrollment.