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First Floor

Business School Lobby

J.P. Morgan Center for Commodities

Cordillera Board Room

CoBank Lecture Hall

The connection of the business school to the world is immediately evident when you enter the building. The floor-to-ceiling windows at the street level allow the visual connection of the community to the business and student activity inside. The commodities trading center, with its colorful monitors and trading tickers, reinforces the connection between business and education. The activity in the lobby and the contemporary beauty of the building enhance the experience of downtown Denver as a vibrant economic center. The lobby of the building is a convenient place of collaboration among students, faculty and the many business partners that participate in creating a dynamic learning environment.

The J.P. Morgan Center for Commodities it the first center of its kind focused on a broad range of commodities, including agriculture, energy, and minerals. This innovative Center includes training in commodities markets, financial fundamentals, risk management, trading strategies, regulation, and ethics. The Center features cutting-edge technology that simulates real-world trading scenarios using the most current software available. The J.P. Morgan Center for Commodities will become the global leader in commodities research and education.

The board room provides an active environment for dialogue and collaboration. The floor to ceiling glass walls provide a full view of the student activity in the lobby, the trading tickers and world news, and the Udi’s cafe clientele. The end glass panels are frosted to provide a full wall writing surface.

In addition to hosting many events featuring prominent business leaders, this theater-style classroom epitomizes the high-tech focus of the Business School classrooms. The CoBank lecture hall features seating for 48, a state of the art projection system, and electrical outlets available at every seat.

Etai’s, a well-known Colorado favorite, serves fresh fruit juices and smoothies, coffee drinks, salads, sandwiches, and pastries baked fresh at the cafe.

The grand staircase is a bold, glass enclosed three-story stairway on the corner of 15th and Lawrence. Visible from the street, the staircase is a window into the energetic heart and soul of the building and functions as the main pathway for classroom accessibility. More than 3000 students, faculty and staff traverse the staircase each day. This main entryway, showcases activity within the building and is especially attention getting at night when it is lit from within.

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