The University of Colorado Denver Business School is calling for nominations for the 5th annual Bill Daniels Ethical Leader of the Year award. The award recognizes local leaders that demonstrate exceptional integrity and ethics in business.
The recipient will be recognized at the State of Small Business event on Tuesday, October 29, 2019 at the Denver Museum of Nature & Science. Read more
MacKenna Stang, current One Year MBA student, graduated with her bachelors from Ottawa University with a degree in communications. After being in the workforce for a couple of years, she decided it was time to go back to school. That’s when MacKenna sought out the One Year MBA program at the CU Denver Business School.
With global business experience under her belt, graduation on the horizon, and a new position at Ibotta waiting for her, MacKenna is excited to propel her career forward. Read more
The story of Theranos has dominated headlines for years now. From the initial excitement of a revolutionary biotech startup, to the sudden suspicions and accusations, to the jaw-dropping exposure of a multibillion-dollar fraud, the journey of Theranos has been nothing if not captivating.
Theranos promised to deliver a groundbreaking blood testing technology that could revolutionize health care, and it was led by a young, charismatic, Silicon Valley sensation named Elizabeth Holmes, who turned out to be nothing but a fraud, fooling the media, the public, and stealing millions from savvy investors. Read more
Whitney Setterberg and Peter Boardman, both students in the CU Denver Business School Professional MBA program, won the 2019 CLIMB Business Plan Competition on April 25 when they pitched their peer-to-peer storage service called STOWED. THE CLIMB, an annual event put on by Jake Jabs Center for Entrepreneurship, is designed to help student entrepreneurs transform their ideas into viable businesses through education, mentorship, networking, and financial support. Read more
In early May, a group of students gathered at the CU Denver Business School to gain insight on a growing segment of the business world: women. The two-speaker panel served as the inaugural event for Women in Business, a new student club that launched this spring. Between students, speakers and faculty, the conversation explored how confidence and community play pivotal roles in women’s professional development. Read more