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Jennifer Alderfer speaks from the heart level about the power of compelling communication

Integrate. Compassion. Accountability. Respect. Experience.  These powerful words form the foundation of ICARE and the emphatic message that Jennifer Alderfer, President and Chief Executive Officer at HCA/HealthONE’s North Suburban Medical Center, recently presented at the CU Denver Business School Alumni Network’s Back to Business Speaker Series.

Net impact panel: impact investing in action

The CU Denver Net Impact Student Chapter and Managing for Sustainability program from the Business School co-hosted a special panel event on Thursday, April 27, 2017 on “Impact Investing, Corporate Sustainability, and Micro-Lending.” Net Impact provides a forum for students to make a positive impact by to take on social and environmental challenges for the […]

The Jake Jabs Center for Entrepreneurship awards four student startup teams at THE CLIMB | Collegiate Pitch Night

Plants, puppies, smoothies & action sports won top prizes A ground-breaking, industrial botanical extraction system for the essential oil market won first place at THE CLIMB | Collegiate Pitch Night, sponsored by the Jake Jabs Center for Entrepreneurship at the University of Colorado Denver Business School. David Baker, founder of Botanex, impressed the judges panel, […]

Celebration of Success

U.S. Presidential Historian Goodwin speaks about leadership – and President Trump – at Business School fundraiser When Doris Kearns Goodwin talks of “my guys” – the leaders she has studied in unparalleled depth over her career as U.S. presidential historian – she ticks off shared traits such as intelligence, empathy, energy and communication skills. But […]

Jake Jabs Center & CIBER Host Lloyd Lewan as keynote of inaugural “Best of Colorado” speaker series

“The greatest gift that anyone could ever receive is making the long walk from intelligence to wisdom,” said Lloyd Lewan, Ph.D., chairman of Lewan & Associates and pioneering dean of Semester at Sea. The Jake Jabs Center of Entrepreneurship and CIBER welcomed Lloyd Lewan, known as one of Colorado’s greatest entrepreneurs, to an intimate crowd […]

High-Impact practices, enhancing diversity and global learning

In the fall of 2015, CU Denver hosted an Undergraduate Experiences Symposium in which the concept of High-Impact Educational Practices (HIPs) and their effect on undergraduate student success was introduced. In pursuit of student benefits, CU Denver awarded nearly two dozen grants for the implementation of HIPs into University degree programs, including the Business School’s […]

A celebration of success: Loren Pajares

A recipient of the Esteemed Business Student Scholarship, Loren Pajares overcame a challenging upbringing to pursue her dream of a career in business. She decided to attend the University of Colorado Denver Business School despite competitive offers from other top schools around the country. Loren was born in Peru and moved to the U.S. at […]

Women in energy industry take spotlight

Business School hosts event to help women advance careers Susan Morrice knows what it takes to succeed in the energy industry, whether you work in Denver or drill wells in Latin America. Morrice knows how to take risks and overcome doubters. She knows how to build a company—and she knows how to do it all […]