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School receives $50M gift commitment

The KU School of Business received a $50 million commitment from an anonymous donor that will transform business education and research at the school. The gift, the largest in school history, will also provide funds to advance key initiatives supporting undergraduate student success.

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KU online MBA maintains top-10 ranking  

The KU School of Business online MBA program maintained a top-10 ranking in the 2024 edition of U.S. News & World Report’s “Best Online Programs."

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scientists believe artificial intelligence (AI) to be a top contender. Yet there seems to be very little currently being done to ensure its safety.

LAWRENCE – A record 52 students from 13 teams across the U.S.

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LAWRENCE — The University of Kansas School of Business will honor executive Jason “Jay” Meschke with its 2024 Distinguished Alumni Award. Meschke will be recognized for his dedication to business excellence, community service and commitment to KU on April 18 during a private event. He earned his bachelor’s degree in business administration in 1980 and his MBA in 1982, both from KU. Meschke is the president of CBIZ EFL Associates and CBIZ Talent & Compensation Solutions.

In the media

Is this football coach the best turnaround CEO in America?

Vince Barker, Edmund P. Learned Professor, spoke with The Wall Street Journal about his research on corporate turnarounds in relation to what Jim Harbaugh has done as the University of Michigan's football coach.

How to address the supply-chain staffing crisis

Manufacturing, in particular, represents “the point of the spear for the supply chain,” associate teaching professor Joe Walden tells the Harvard Business Review.

Nervous at UMB Bank’s credit rating? Relax. Kansas City isn’t Silicon Valley

The Kansas City Star Editorial Board features expertise from Atanas Mihov, associate professor of finance, about the outlook for the U.S. financial sector in an opinion piece.

Some Gen Z job applicants are scrubbing campus political activism from their resumes

The Washington Post spoke to Jill Ellingson, Neeli Bendapudi Professor of Management, about her research on political affiliation and employment screening decisions.

From our blog

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Three lessons companies can learn from the supply chain crisis

Two School of Business faculty members discuss how companies can navigate the supply chain crisis and adapt going forward.
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Senior gains perspective, experience through undergraduate research

By pursuing undergraduate research outside of his degree field, Cole Hansen gained valuable insight and perspective.