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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 — Kickstarter. Indiegogo. GoFundMe. Crowdfunding platforms have financially leveled the field for those interested in launching a new product or backing a particular cause. These popular sites reportedly added $65 billion in revenue to the global economy in 2020.

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LAWRENCE — There is no “I” in team … but there is a “me.” According to a new study of organizational teams, enhancing task demonstrability may be the key method for how an individual can convince a group to choose the correct solution to a problem.

LAWRENCE — The University of Kansas improved two spots to 56th among public universities in the annual U.S. News & World Report “Best Colleges” ranking, released today. This is the second straight year that KU has gone up by two spots in the rankings among public schools. The university also moved up one spot to 121st among all universities.


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.