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New building will allow for better interaction among students, employers

April 6, 2016 by admin

In the weeks leading up to our transition from Summerfield Hall to Capitol Federal Hall, we’ll be featuring guest posts written by faculty and staff. The following post was written by Ashley Kruger, career advisor in Business Career Services. The Business Career Services’ move into Capitol Federal Hall will be transformative in how we connect students to alumni and recruiters. Read More


MBA team excited for growth opportunities in Capitol Federal Hall

March 30, 2016 by admin

In the weeks leading up to our transition from Summerfield Hall to Capitol Federal Hall, we’ll be featuring guest posts written by faculty and staff. The following Q&A was answered by Patricia McCaffrey, MBA coordinator, and Marysa Sacerdote, MBA admission coordinator. How will the KU MBA programs benefit from the new building? Our new building will be representative of the Read More


For recruiters, Capitol Federal Hall will make world of difference

March 11, 2016 by admin

In the weeks leading up to our transition from Summerfield Hall to Capitol Federal Hall, we’ll be featuring guest posts written by faculty and staff. The following post was written by Cheryl Webb, Recruiting and Employer Relations Coordinator for the business school’s Career Services. The new KU School of Business building, Capitol Federal Hall, will provide a whole new experience Read More


Alumna honored as a ‘top advisor’ by Financial Times

March 8, 2016 by admin

In 2015 KU alumna Margo Shepard was recognized by Financial Times as one of the “Top 400 Financial Advisors” in the country. Shepard is a senior financial advisor and senior vice president of investments at Wells Fargo Advisors in Overland Park, Kansas. “It’s an honor to be named among the top advisors in the country,” she says. “Each day, I Read More


Associate dean named 2016 ‘Icon of Education’

February 26, 2016 by admin

Associate Dean Jim Guthrie has been named a 2016 “Icon of Education” by Ingram’s Magazine. Guthrie and 10 other regional academic leaders were honored in the magazine’s February education issue for their commitment to “passing the torch of knowledge on to future generations,” Ingram’s Magazine published. “I was both surprised and honored to be recognized as an icon of education,” Read More


Poets and Quants: KU ‘came out of nowhere’ in 2016 Best for Vets ranking

February 16, 2016 by admin

The University of Kansas School of Business continues to turn heads in the higher education community. Last week business school media property Poets and Quants highlighted KU in its story on new rankings by Military Times. As the fourth-ranked program in the 2016 ranking of the best business schools for vets, Poets and Quants said the University of Kansas “came Read More


Valentine’s Day means big business for company with KU ties

February 11, 2016 by admin

Valentine’s Day is big business for many KU alumni, including the Ward family, who led Kansas City-based Russell Stover for more than 50 years. KU alumnus and then-Russell Stover CEO Tom Ward was highlighted in a Feb. 2014 Bloomberg Business feature, How Russell Stover won the Valentine’s chocolate war. Later that year, worldwide chocolate manufacturer Lindt & Sprungli purchased Russell Read More


Future Jayhawks earn ‘first-class ticket’ to Capitol Federal Hall

February 4, 2016 by admin

This week prospective Jayhawks received a special postcard from the KU School of Business.  The “first-class ticket” arrived in mailboxes as a final push as high-ability high school students choose where they’ll attend college. “I wanted the first class of students in Capitol Federal Hall to feel like they are getting first-class treatment,” undergraduate recruiter Amber Rhoades said. “The new Read More


Photo shows snowy view of Capitol Federal Hall from Fieldhouse

January 21, 2016 by admin

Welcome back to campus, Jayhawks. As we prepare to move in to our new home later this year, please enjoy a gorgeous perspective of Capitol Federal Hall from Allen Fieldhouse, as Coach Phog Allen looks on in the snow. We’re excited about where business is going. Beware of the Phog. #snow #exploreku #Payheed A photo posted by Jose Luis Munoz Read More


Dean issues statement on death of student

January 8, 2016 by admin

Dean Neeli Bendapudi issued the following statement on the death of KU School of Business student Mori Weinstein: “Our thoughts and prayers are with the family and friends of Mori Weinstein and his friends who died in a tragic canoeing accident in Wisconsin last weekend. Mori was a junior in the School of Business, and his loved ones remember him as a joyful Read More


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