Writing Center to start holding instructional sessions at Business School
Writing a paper is as fundamental to college life as coffee (or energy drinks), pizza, and lecture halls. While crucial to the college experience, writing can be one of the most grueling experiences for most of us, yet it is an imperative skill that we all must possess. Think of life after college – how many status reports, emails, or even formal proposals will need to be written? Read more
On Tuesday, July, 21 at 4:00 PM, during a Business Career Connections networking event for the Industrial Distribution sector, a professional photographer will be doing headshots (event details at the end of this article). What’s more, the headshots are priced at $5, with all proceeds benefitting the Denver Rescue Mission.
Headshots are a great way to stand out and show your personality and professionalism on LinkedIn, or a professional portfolio website. Read more
Funds will help develop online data warehouse architecture courses, capstone
The University of Colorado is playing an important role in the development of a high-demand MOOC (massive open online course) specialization, partnering with Coursera to create a data warehouse concepts track that will provide learners value in the marketplace.
“We already had a data warehouse MOOC in the works when Coursera approached us – it took off from there,” said Deborah Keyek-Franssen, associate vice president for digital education and engagement. Read more
With only one course left to complete his MS in Accounting, Mark Lasser went into the darkest time of his life. This was due in part to the rare optic condition called Non-arthritic Ischemic Optic Neuropathy (NAION). The condition that begins with similar symptoms to that of an allergy, leaves the person completely blind by the end of the week. While many who suffer from this usually only have one eye effected, Lasser was in the less than 5% of the population who ended up getting this condition in both of his eyes. Read more
The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) has awarded a 2014-2015 Outstanding Student Chapter Award designation to the University of Colorado Denver Business School SHRM student chapter for providing exceptional growth and development opportunities to its student chapter members.
“We had a comprehensive list of objectives to complete from April 1, 2014 to March 31, 2015 to effectively compete nationally – and we did so. Read more
“Once a year, go someplace you’ve never been before.” – Dalai Lama
In the past month, CU Denver Business School students have been around the world. Students traveled to the UK, Ireland, and China in order to take their learning abroad during this year’s Maymester trips. Students engaged in applied learning, site visits to companies, and to take in the sights and cultural experiences. Read more
Hines broke ground on 1144 Lawrence Street for new 40 story skyscraper
A new shape will grace the Denver skyline in the next 31 months. This past Tuesday, June 9, the groundbreaking ceremony for 1144 Lawrence Street, a 40-story office tower being developed by Hines on 15th Street between Arapahoe and Lawrence streets took place. It has been several decades since a project of this magnitude has taken place in Downtown Denver. Read more