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Entrepreneurship programs honored with innovation excellence award

October 8, 2015 by admin

The University Economic Development Association has awarded KU its Award of Excellence in Innovation & Entrepreneurship for KU’s Entrepreneurs@KU program. The award recognizes programs designed to accelerate economic development by supporting startups, high-growth companies and clusters within a region and converting talent into wealth through innovation and entrepreneurship. The School of Business’ programs and centers play a marked role in Read More

Business alumnus named president and CEO of Dallas Fed

August 17, 2015 by admin

The Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas named KU School of Business alumnus Robert Kaplan as its new president and chief executive officer on Monday. Kaplan is a professor of management and senior associate dean at Harvard Business School. He has served as vice chairman of Goldman Sachs Group Inc., where he oversaw the investment banking and investment management divisions, and Read More

@KUbschool shares social strategy with Social Media Club of Lawrence

August 12, 2015 by admin

Learning about @KUbschool social media strategy and goals from @LaurenSlypig today. #SMCLK — Social Media Club (@SMCLawrence) August 12, 2015 On Wednesday, I spoke with Social Media Club of Lawrence about the ways in which the School of Business approaches social media, our strategy and how we engage with students, alumni and the KU community. The best way we Read More

SELF, BLP students explore Panama in collaborative study abroad trip

July 15, 2015 by admin

Thirteen University of Kansas business and engineering students traveled to Panama in late May as part of a collaborative program between the KU SELF (Self Engineering Leadership Fellows) Program and Business Leadership Program (BLP). The short study-abroad program, led by KU faculty, was created for freshmen and offered for the first time this year as an optional opportunity to cap Read More

Symposium to explore race and sports in American culture

March 10, 2015 by admin

The University of Kansas School of Business, Langston Hughes Center and Kansas Athletics will present an event that examines the intersection of race and sports on Thursday, April 23. “Race and Sports in American Culture: A KU Symposium” will feature a keynote address by New York Times sports columnist and best-selling author William Rhoden and a panel discussion from former Read More

New faculty: Matt Kincaid

February 13, 2015 by admin

No stranger to the University of Kansas, Matt Kincaid spent eight straight years as a Jayhawk. More than two years since graduating, Kincaid, an attorney at Martin, Pringle, Oliver, Wallace & Bauer LLP, is returning to campus this spring as a business law lecturer with the KU School of Business. Kincaid earned degrees in economics and psychology as an undergraduate Read More

MBA Student Spotlight: Sam Simpson

December 11, 2014 by admin

Sam Simpson, MBA student, Columbus, Kansas What thoughts do you have as you prepare to graduate? I came to KU on a National Merit Scholarship, and I was here for my undergraduate for five years, spent a year in law school and then the MBA program, so this is the seventh straight year for me at KU. It’s starting to Read More

Student Spotlight: Adri Voravong

October 8, 2014 by admin

Tell us about yourself: likes, interests, aspirations, etc. I love cooking exotic Pinterest recipes, playing sand volleyball and watching Netflix. I aspire to work the business side of the music industry. Designing and coordinating tours and festivals would be a dream come true. Music has always been in the cards for me, but as I have continued in my business Read More

School to celebrate Marketing Week

October 2, 2014 by admin

This year, the School of Business is hosting a week of events from Oct. 6 through Oct. 10 to promote the field of marketing and its career opportunities for students. The week will consist of visits from marketing professionals to classes, where they’ll share their experiences and answer questions from students. KU Marketing Club will host Marketing Night at 6 Read More

Finding success on strange soil

September 30, 2014 by admin

Leaving your home town to go off to college can be an intimidating leap in life, but leaving your entire family, culture, country and even continent to do so takes a special kind of drive. Senior finance major Szilvia Kantor made that leap three and a half years ago, and hasn’t looked back since. Hailing from Budapest, Hungary, Kantor is Read More