Campus Convention - Schedule of Events

Saturday, Feb. 2, 2019

Agenda Item Time
Registration and Breakfast 7:30 - 9:00 a.m.
PLS Recognition Breakfast (open to all attendees) 8:00 - 8:50 a.m.
Opening Ceremony 9:00 - 9:15 a.m.
Career Conversations with Pharmacists 9:30 - 10:00 a.m.
Career Conversations with Pharmacists 10:10 - 10:40 a.m.
Career Conversations with Pharmacists 10:50 - 11:20 a.m.
Roundtable Lunch with Pharmacists 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Exposition Hall 11:30 a.m. - 12:45 p.m.
Applying to Pharmacy School (Pre-Pharmacy students) 12:45 - 1:30 p.m.
Generation Rx, Opioid Discussion (Pharmacy students) 12:45 - 1:30 p.m.
Legislative / Current Events Discussion 1:45 - 2:30 p.m.
Closing Ceremony 2:30 - 3:00 p.m.
Optional Pharmacy Building Tours 3:00 - 3:30 p.m.

Events
2nd among all schools of pharmacy in National Institutes of Health funding
Brings more than $20 million in external funding into the state each year
7 of 19 cancer drugs formulated through the National Cancer Institute were developed at the KU School of Pharmacy
3,000 free flu shots given to Kansans in need during the past 5 years
4,000 living alumni, 63 percent of them living and working in Kansas
KU pharmacists practice in 95 of Kansas’ 105 counties
20th among public schools of pharmacy.
—U.S. News & World Report
$20.2 million NIH research grant earned by Distinguished Professor Jeff Aubé was 2nd largest in Kansas history
100 percent placement after graduation for KU Pharm.D. students
Established in 1885 as the 1st professional program at KU