Kasia Kovacs is Inside Higher Ed's fall 2016 reporting intern. She is a graduate student at the University of Missouri, where she’s studying investigative journalism. She covered the Mizzou campus protests while working at a projects reporter for the Columbia Missourian. She has also worked for Investigative Editors and Reporters, the American Press Institute and the Kansas City Star. She graduated in 2013 from William Jewell College, where she studied English literature and wrote for the Hilltop Monitor.