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Accounting faculty globally recognized

KU Accounting faculty rank No. 1 globally in audit archival and all audit research contributions over the past six and 12 years, according to BYU’s 2021 index of accounting research.

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School moves up in U.S. News rankings  

Among public universities, the School of Business ranks 41st and the undergraduate accounting program ranks 27th in the 2022 edition of the U.S. News & World Report “Best Colleges” rankings.

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LAWRENCE — The University of Kansas School of Business will honor Jeff Gentry with its Distinguished Alumni Award this spring. Gentry will receive the award for his dedication to business excellence, community service and commitment to KU on April 21 during a private reception.

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LAWRENCE — The University of Kansas has awarded 13 students with honors that recognize community engagement, leadership and academics. Campanile Award Issued by the Board of Class Officers, the Campanile Award is given to a single graduating senior who has displayed remarkable leadership, character and respect for KU. Ahmad Baset Azizi is a senior from Kabul, Afghanistan, majoring in political science, global & international studies and music and minoring in Middle East studies and intelligence & national security studies.

In the media

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.

Podcast: Resignation nation

With more than 20 million Americans having left their jobs since July 2021, Clint Chadwick, Howard Fitch/Fred Ball Professor, discusses today's job market and the biggest mistakes employers can make.

Seeing red: Tricky times in the markets

The Financial Times reports on a study by assistant professor William Bazley about how the color red influences investor behavior.

Podcast: The downside of auditor rotation

Assistant professor Amanda Winn discusses her research about the downside of auditor rotation with Accounting Today Editor-in-Chief Daniel Hood.

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.