Tue, 01/15/2013 — The University of Kansas Audio-Reader Network, a reading and information service for the blind and print-disabled, has received a $10,000 grant from the Ethel and Raymond F. Rice Foundation. The grant will help fund Braille program guides,...
Thu, 01/10/2013 — Paul Atchley, professor and chair of undergraduate studies in the University of Kansas Department of Psychology, appeared in a news segment on "Rock Center with Brian Williams" on Jan. 10 on NBC to discuss the dangers of texting while...
Mon, 01/07/2013 — Rape is a crime that makes headlines yet may fail to elicit the kind of meaningful conversations that should follow. A University of Kansas journalism professor has published a study showing that media coverage of the Duke lacrosse team rape...
Mon, 12/17/2012 — Momentum is growing for a new School of Business building at the University of Kansas, with donors contributing an additional $13 million for the project to date.
Private philanthropy for the building project includes these leadership...
Tue, 12/04/2012 — For high school students with emotional and behavioral problems, the stakes couldn’t be much higher: With dropout rates higher than 50 percent, members of this group who leave school before graduation often endure lives fraught with poverty,...
Fri, 11/30/2012 —
Working Professional MBA program
LAWRENCE – Kansas City professionals looking to advance their careers have an option tailored specifically to their needs as the University of Kansas School of Business announces its new Working Professional MBA program.
The Working Professional MBA program, taught at KU's Edwards Campus in Overland Park, will be unveiled tonight at the KU men's basketball game at the Sprint Center in Kansas City. "The MBA is a flagship of every excellent business school, and the retooled Working Professional MBA program solidifies that mission here at KU," said Neeli Bendapudi, dean of the
Tue, 11/06/2012 —
School of Business
LAWRENCE – It's often said there are no secrets in a small town.
But if the "everyone knows everyone" aspect of small towns has its drawbacks, it may also have a clear upside: well-informed financial transactions.
According to new research by University of Kansas School of Business professor Bob DeYoung, small business loans originated by rural banks default much less frequently than loans originated by urban banks. More specifically, default rates are lowest for the most rural banks, in the most rural communities, and for banks that are located nearest to their