Beyond KU

Take your passion and make it your purpose--no matter your major! Check out all of the Beyond KU events from the past few years.

View the 2017-2018 Beyond KU events via video.

Past Events

2019-2020 Events

Beyond KU | Social Justice, 4/8/20

Do you have a passion for fairness and equity? Make your dream a reality! Beyond KU: Social Justice explores how to build a career out of activism and social change. Whether you have your eyes set on the nonprofit sector or you dream of holding public office, there are Jayhawks just like you who have done it. And so can you!

Panelists:
Jennifer Anada | Mayor of the City of Lawrence
Cristina Osmire | Communications and Digital Advocacy Director for Kansas Appleseed
Anna Long | Assistant Organizer for Justice Matters 
Lauren Bonts | Director for the ACLU of Kansas

Missed the event? View the live stream!

2018- 2019 Events

Beyond KU | Sports, 8/28/18

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
Mason Brightbill | Operations Coordinator, Sporting Fields + Athletics, Sporting KC

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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.

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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.

Meet Your Panelists
Austin Barone, Just Play Solutions

Danny Caine, Raven Bookstore
Josh Funk, Earthwise Pet

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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.

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.

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