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Business school spotlight

Alumnus gives back to MBA students

Connecting the business experience to the academic experience is what can benefit students tremendously.

James “Jim” Corbett knows learning a concept in the classroom doesn’t always translate into understanding it in the workplace. That’s why the alumnus, who graduated with a bachelor’s degree in business administration from the University of Kansas in 1980, worked to help launch a new speaker series in the KU School of Business that will bring top business executives into the classroom over the 2018–19 academic year.

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Alumnus Jim Corbett spoke during the school’s MBA student orientation Aug. 15.
 

Business school numbers

Ranked no.
39
(tied) among public universities
U.S. News & World Report
Ranked no.
62
(tied) nationally, overall
U.S. News & World Report
Total Enrollment
2,500+
Students, Fall 2018
Freshman Direct Admits
350+
Students, Fall 2018
Undergraduates
85%
Placement, at graduation
Recent graduate data
Undergraduates
$50K
Average starting salary
Recent graduate data
 

Recent blog posts

March 20, 2019

By Aseret Bertram Grant, journalism junior and business minor

Drew DeRose visited the University of Kansas for the first time as a high school senior from Manteno, Illinois, a suburb of Chicago, and had a good feeling about campus right away. While DeRose visited a couple other universities, KU remained his first choice, especially after seeing the school’s home, Capitol Federal Hall. He is studying accounting and hopes to one day get his master’s as well as his CPA.

During his first semester, he joined an intramural volleyball team and a flag football team. He enjoys playing these sports and the opportunities they provide to meet new people. He also joined Beta Alpha Psi (BAP), an accounting business fraternity,... Read more

March 20, 2019

By Aseret Bertram Grant, journalism junior and business minor

Originally from Oakland, New Jersey, Hannah Rivas began her journey with Ernst & Young (EY) shortly after she walked through the KU Campanile in the spring of 2017. Hannah is part of the marketing and communications team based out of New York City, where she works on various go-to-market initiatives and its Entrepreneur of the Year® (EOY) program. She works as a program coordinator for Philadelphia, New Jersey and New York, which are part of the national EOY program that takes place in November in Palm Springs, California. This program celebrates entrepreneurs who have transformed industries, created something new or changed the path of a company. Some of... Read more

 

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