Beyond KU

Explore new worldsTake your passion and make it your purpose--no matter your major! Check out all of the Beyond KU events for 2018-2019.

2018- 2019 Events

Beyond KU | Sports
8/28/18
5:30-7:00pm
Burge Union, Forum B

Take your passion and make it your purpose--no matter your major! What does a sales manager, recruiter, trainer, and photographer have in common? Sports.  Beyond KU | Sports hopes to enlighten your passion for the incredible industry of sports through a panel discussion and informal Q & A networking session.

Panelists:
Jeff Jacobsen | Staff Photographer, University of Kansas Athletics
Kent Weiser | Director of Athletics, Emporia State University
Jackie LaBarge | Events Coordinator, Kansas City Chiefs
David Tregemba | Director of Ticket Sales, KC Speedway


Beyond KU | Wanderlusters
9/11/18
5:30-7:00pm
Burge Union, Forum B

Take your passion and make it your purpose--no matter your major! What does a journalist, teacher, diplomat, and archeologist have in common? Travel. Beyond KU | Wanderlusters hopes to enlighten your passion for travel and adventure by finding out how you can pursue your love of travel.

Panelists coming soon!


Beyond KU | Healthy Lifestyle
10/9/18
5:30-7:00pm
Burge Union, Forum B

Take your passion and make it your purpose--no matter your major! What does a microbiologist, architect, nutritionist, and trainer have in common? Health. Beyond KU | Healthy Lifestyle hopes to enlighten your passion health and wellness by showcasing the variety of career options available to you.

Panelists coming soon!


Beyond KU | Entrepreneurs
1/29/18
5:30-7:00pm
Burge Union, Forum B

Take your passion and make it your purpose--no matter your major! Beyond KU | Entrepreneurs hopes to enlighten your passion for working from you by bringing in a panel of expert entrepreneurs to talk about their experiences and advice.

Panelists coming soon!


Beyond KU | Sustainability
4/9/18
5:30-7:00pm
Burge Union, Forum B

Take your passion and make it your purpose--no matter your major! Beyond KU | Sustainability hopes to enlighten your passion for the environment by listening to and chatting with career professionals doing just that.

Panelists coming soon!


Events, Workshops, & Info Sessions
  1. Monday, August 20, 2018
    9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
    Kansas Union: 4th floor lobby
  2. Tuesday, August 28, 2018
    5:30 - 7:00 p.m.
    Burge Union, Forum B
  3. Wednesday, August 29, 2018
    10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
    Kansas Union: 4th floor lobby

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