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Social entrepreneurship lands in Denver

Social entrepreneurship recently touched down in the city of Denver at Project X-ITE’s Flight to Denver, a UN Solutions Summit boot camp for entrepreneurs from all over the world. CU Denver Business School faculty and students contributed to the weekend’s success by participating and leading the teams that supported entrepreneurs from across the globe. Three years […]

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 […]

Tackling Colorado healthcare under a new government

In late March, three CU Denver Health Administration MBA students competed in the 8th Annual Business School Alliance for Health Management (BAHM) Case Competition at the Haas School of Business. The team traveled to Berkeley, California to present their case on the topic of “President-elect Trump & The Future of Healthcare Reform” and network with […]

RMI students visit Surplus Lines Association of California annual meeting in San Francisco

Two CU Denver Business School Risk Management and Insurance (RMI) students were selected to travel to the Surplus Lines Association of California (SLACAL) Annual Meeting in San Francisco on February 7, 2017. This is the second time that students have been generously sponsored by SLACAL to attend their Annual Meeting. The students enjoyed an action packed two […]

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 […]

Student organization offers free tax assistance

According to a 2013 Quinnipiac survey, approximately two-thirds of Americans find the federal income tax system to be too complicated, and therefore resort to outsourcing the work of filing to a third party. More often than not, those who choose this option pay hefty fees for the convenience of having their taxes prepared for them. […]

Five takeaways from Cuba

Business School study abroad trip focuses on re-establishing entrepreneurism in communist nation In January, the University of Colorado Denver Business School took 16 students on a study abroad trip to Cuba, a country experiencing a renewed wave of entrepreneurial spirit. Although Cuba remains a communist nation, Raul Castro’s transition to power has allowed the creation […]

Cuba Libre: international experiential learning

With the Cuban borders officially opened in 2015, our students are now able to experience a previously unseen side of Cuba through a Business School Study Abroad program, Cuba Libre. Through the program, students experience the rich cultural history of urban and rural Cuba, while gaining an understanding of the complex political and economic system as it tries to embrace […]