The July/August 2015 issue of KC Studio magazine features a cover story on Bill Ashworth, associate professor of history at University of Missouri-Kansas City.

The article, “The Most Interested Man in Kansas City: Science, Art, Technology, History, Space, Bill Ashworth Wants to Know About Everything,” details the longtime faculty member’s curiosity. Ashworth is a regular speaker in UMKC’s Cockefair Chair lecture series devoted to continuing adult education.

He’s also a consultant on rare books for the Linda Hall Library, and curates exhibitions for it.