In May, Brazil’s Senate voted to put President Dilma Rousseff on trial for impeachment after months of protests and accusations of corruption in her administration.
Rousseff has vowed to fight the allegations, but Brazil’s economic recession and a corruption scandal at the country’s state-run oil company, Petrobras, have plummeted public opinion of Rousseff.
KU professor Melissa Birch says there’s more to the story than allegations of corruption.
“We’ve mostly been hearing about the Petrobras scandal. We’ve been hearing something about the recession in Brazil. We’ve been hearing something about the Zika virus in Brazil. And those have all certainly contributed to the unease that has been growing in Brazil... Read more
LAWRENCE — Incoming Provost and Executive Vice Chancellor and School of Business Dean Neeli Bendapudi has appointed Associate Dean Jim Guthrie as interim dean, effective July 1.
Guthrie has served as associate dean of academic affairs since 2014, and he has been on the KU School of Business faculty since August 1988. Guthrie is a scholar of human resource management.
Guthrie: “The KU School of Business has been my professional home for nearly 30 years, and it is an honor and a privilege to serve the business... Read more
—U.S. News & World Report