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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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$1M gift establishes professorship  

KU alumnus Roger Davis and his wife, Julie, have established the Davis Analytics, Information and Operations Management Area Director Professorship, honoring retired dean Tom Sarowski.

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LAWRENCE — The University of Kansas School of Business online MBA program improved nine spots to seventh overall in the 2023 edition of U.S. News & World Report’s “Best Online Programs,” released today.

LAWRENCE — Beginning in 2020, most state governors ordered lockdowns and mask mandates to combat the COVID-19 pandemic. But a new study examines how the value of these actions also came with costs.

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LAWRENCE — COVID-19 forced people to contend with travel bans, stay-at-home orders and closure of nonessential businesses. A new study in the Journal of Business Research reveals how this significant event affected consumer mobility and shopping habits. And the results are hardly what one might predict.


In the media

What the NFL playoffs and tech layoffs have in common

The Wall Street Journal spoke with James Guthrie, professor emeritus of management, about his research on job cuts.

Study: Women don’t really need to lower their voices to be taken seriously

CNBC's Make It spoke with Midam Kim, research associate and lecturer, about her study on CEO voice pitch and gender

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.

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.

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.