Beyond KU

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

View the 2017-2018 Beyond KU events via video.

Beyond KU: Healthy LIfestyle

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

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

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!


Past Events

2018- 2019 Events

Beyond KU | Wanderlusters, 9/11/18

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:
Lisa Gray | Travel Writer
Shanley Cox | Instagram Influencer & Food Blogger
Pam Grout | Travel Writer & #1 NYT Best-Selling Author
Felicia Ramirez | Destination Photographer

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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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Events, Workshops, & Info Sessions
  1. Wednesday, November 14, 2018
    3:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
    Kansas Union Ballroom
  2. Wednesday, November 14, 2018
    4p.m.- 5p.m.
    English Room: Kansas Union
  3. Tuesday, January 29, 2019
    5:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

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