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MBA provides business skill set for medical school student

You realize that in order to address issues at the community level, it takes a more interdisciplinary approach

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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July 19, 2017

Half a world away from Capitol Federal Hall, a group of Master of Accounting students continued their business education in South Africa.

MAcc program director Lisa Ottinger and coordinator Rachel Green led the 15-day Business Practices in South Africa program, which included stops in Johannesburg, Port Elizabeth and Cape Town earlier this summer. Students visited local businesses, as well as familiar multinational companies such as PwC, Volkswagen, KPMG and Black & Veatch.

Students visited KPMG during their stay in Johannesburg.

Program participants were able to make the most of their time at the businesses because they already had a wealth of accounting knowledge, Green said.

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June 07, 2017

High school students got a taste of life at KU during the School of Business’ inaugural Summer Venture in Business program June 4-6, 2017.

Introduced by 2016-2017 Student Body President Stephonn Alcorn and Vice President Gabby Naylor, the program aims to familiarize underrepresented students and potential first-generation college students with business topics and equip them with the tools to succeed in college.[data-twttr-rendered="true"] {background-... Read more

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