As a research University, KU generates hundreds of millions of dollars in research funding each year. To support research and education, the University maintains numerous state of the art laboratories, libraries, computer facilities, and various centers of excellence dedicated to study of specific topics. The University also maintains an Applied English Center to help non-native speakers improve their written and oral communication skills.
Within the School of Business, we have a behavioral lab specifically dedicated to support doctoral students and faculty research.
Centers of Research
The School has nine centers, many dedicated to research. (To examine the mission and activities of various centers, please follow the links below)
- Applied Portfolio Management
- Center for Applied Economics
- Center for Business Analytics Research
- Center for Business, Industry & National Security
- International Center for Ethics in Business
- Small Business Development Center
To maintain intellectual vitality, the school runs five different colloquia every week. Over the years, our colloquia have attracted scholars from leading schools, including Dartmouth, Harvard, Wharton, USC, University of Fribourg, U.C. Berkeley, and University of Chicago. See previous colloquia speakers here.
The first/second-year students receive funding to attend a conference in their field. Most students receive funding to present papers at conferences.