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Summer Venture in Business program introduces high school students to KU

I feel like KU is my first choice now.

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 2016-17 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.

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April 24, 2018
Finance and business analytics sophomore Zach Chase is a representative on the Undergraduate Business Council.Zachary ChaseWhat are you studying? Why did you choose that major?

I will double major in finance and business analytics (basically a major focused around working with data). The ability to work with data is crucial for future employment, and I think the finance industry is in the process of transforming to become more tech-based. I have always invested in the stock market, so I find finance interesting.

What has been one of your best School of Business experiences?

The School of Business emphasizes networking — not only with professionals, but with the faculty and each other. I really enjoy meeting students who are as... Read more

April 19, 2018
In our Five Questions series, faculty of the University of Kansas School of Business share their insights, experiences and advice for students.Boone Bradley

Boone Bradley is an Applied Portfolio Management lecturer.

What got you interested in your field, and what is the most rewarding part of being involved in it?

I had an interest in the stock market fairly early on. I can remember picking stocks with Monopoly money back in 1996 or so. I think it was Dad’s way of figuring out if my interest in computers translated to the real world. Lucky for him, the tech bubble carried AMD computers up with it. But I never really became involved in the market until my MBA. I’m an engineer at... Read more


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