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Growing up in Gilgil, Kenya, Yvonne Kamau watched her father address a wide range of health issues as a pharmacist.
“I think from then, I remember very clearly knowing that I wanted to be able to help people,” Kamau said.
That goal led her to pursue a Doctor of Medicine at the University of Kansas Medical Center along with a degree she didn’t expect: an MBA.
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The state of Kansas on Friday honored a group of state employees for their longtime service in a ceremony at the Statehouse in Topeka.Allen FordDebbie Forsyth
Accounting professor Allen Ford and academic advisor Debbie Forsyth are among the employees recognized for working for the state for 40 and 50 years, including 13 employees from the University of Kansas.
More than two dozen employees, including Forsythe, attended the ceremony on Friday to receive service pins from Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback.
Ford is the Larry D. Horner/KPMG Teaching Professor of Professional Accounting at the KU School of Business. Forsyth is an undergraduate academic advisor with the school’s Student and Academic Services.
Both have worked... Read more
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I am in the assurance track of the Master of Accounting program.
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I decided to get my undergraduate degree in accounting after coming to KU to study clarinet performance. After taking ACCT 200 my first semester of my freshman year and hearing about the variety of career opportunities in the field of accounting, I really found my place in accounting and within... Read more
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