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Internship: Suhail at Merrill Lynch

In the current job market, the task of standing out to future employers is getting more difficult as competition between applicants increases. For today’s candidates, the ability to bring real-world industry experience into their first post-graduate position can be a game changing factor, the difference that sets them apart from the rest. CU Denver Business […]

Internship: Desrae at PricewaterhouseCoopers

Getting an internship can be difficult enough, but landing an internship at one of the leading firms in the finance industry—a member of the acclaimed “Big Four”—can be even harder. Desrae Johnson, an Accounting undergraduate, managed to do just that, securing a competitive position with PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC). Johnson’s journey toward finding the perfect internship opportunity […]

Ph.D. Student Publishes Paper in Top-Tier Information Systems Journal

Joel Fredrickson, a third year Computer Science and Information Systems (CSIS) doctoral candidate, recently received news that his joint authored paper would be published in one of the top design science journals within the information systems field. The paper, entitled “Development and Evaluation of a Similarity Measure for Medical Event Sequences,” is set to be […]

One Student’s Mission of Social Impact

Two student organizations were guided this semester by one Finance and Accounting student, Irene Wang. An ambitious student both inside and outside the classroom, Irene saw an opportunity to grow her own personal interests, build her resume, and give back to the Business School as president to both the CU Denver Net Impact chapter and the […]

Veteran Turned Entrepreneur Seeks Investors, Sends Business Plan to Edge of Space

Veteran-turned-MBA student takes creative approach to attract investors, turn dream into reality University of Colorado Denver MBA student Derek Safko noticed that simply saying “car wash business” is like tossing a wet blanket over potential investors. They often zone out before he can reveal the breadth of his plan to revolutionize the industry. So, Safko […]

RMI Students Secure Prestigious Sponsorship to Attend National Conference

Each year the Risk Management Society (RIMS), a leading global nonprofit dedicated to educating, engaging, and advocating for those in the risk field, sponsors a handful of top Risk Management and Insurance (RMI) students to attend the organization’s annual conference in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. This year, CU Denver’s RMI program will be sending two of its […]

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 […]

A Semester in the Life

A new year brings a new start to the semester for our students. And for the Business School, this new year brings a new change! We would like to introduce four students to you, as they will be featured on our Instagram (@CUDenBusiness). Each student will have her own hashtag as each one of them shares their semesters in the […]