When Jennifer first graduated from the University of Iowa with a Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering, she had no idea what the world had in store for her, but felt confident that she did not want to pursue a career as an engineer. After graduation, Jennifer began working in management consulting with Andersen Consulting (now Accenture) in Chicago. She found the work interesting, but a round of layoffs left her without a job two years later. Read more
Jim Reuter, CEO of First Bank, joined students at CU Denver’s Business School for a night of conversation and networking on Feb. 9 at the Jake Jabs Center.
During the conversation, Jim shared insight on how to lead in a constantly changing world and ways to navigate companies to success. When asked about leadership planning strategies, Jim said that great leaders plan out clear strategies and objectives to reach defined business goals. Read more
Each semester, Professor Roger Ritvo assigns a Service-Learning Project to MBA students in his Leading Individuals and Teams course.
As part of the course, students are asked to identify a local organization to arrange a hands-on service project for and then share their accomplishments in an end of semester presentation. The practical application of this project encourages students to engage the community through fundraising, and reinforces concepts learned and discussed in the course and the textbook. Read more
Finding Her Own Path at CU Denver
CU Denver students are known for their diversity and eagerness to learn. Mimi Stockton is the perfect example of the resilient and ambitious Lynx community.
Tuning in remotely from Michigan, Mimi is continuing her pursuit for a career that challenges her, allows her to grow, and gives back to the community. Read more
CU Denver Business School Masters student Erin Werdenberg is combining her agricultural experience with her interest in Marketing to create a unique career.
Erin is an AgriEdge Specialist at Syngenta, a global provider of agricultural science and technology. As an AgriEdge Specialist, Erin’s role focuses on fieldwork and working directly with farmers. Read more
Recent CU Denver Business School graduate Felix Buske is a man of opportunities. Felix has been taking chances to explore his passions since high school – from vending machines to skiing and stocks, Felix has never shied away from a challenge.
Moving to Denver
Prior to studying at the business school, Felix thrived as a business psychology student with a passion for skiing in Germany. He knew Read more
Higher education is often the first step to entering the workforce. Students devote countless hours of studying and learning to graduate with a degree and find a fulfilling job in the field of their choosing. For many students, the hope is that this job is not just practical, but a rewarding and fun experience as well.
What happens when students realize they don’t enjoy their chosen career path as much as they thought they would? Read more