When it comes to standing out in today’s job market, students can complement any major with a business minor. In many industries and professions, having a fundamental understanding of business can be that thing that sets you apart. The CU Denver Business School’s undergraduate business minors are designed for non-business and business undergraduate students alike to expand their knowledge and skills. Read more
Recently, CU Denver Business School Professor of Management Wayne Cascio’s research was featured in The New York Times. In an article about layoffs, Cascio discussed the results of his study that confirmed companies that are quick to lay off employees see diminished financial performance. The study, co-authored with Finance Professor Rohan Christie-David and Finance Professor Arjun Chatrath from Portland State University, will be published later this year in the Academy of Management Journal.
Understanding the Study
For three years, the research team examined 43,000 companies on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) and made more than 360,000 observations through a 37-year period (1980-2016), They discovered that when a company restructures (downsizes or upsizes), it can do it in three ways: employees, assets, or both (also called combination restructuring). Read more
COVID-19 has had significant impacts on our community. Many of us may be wondering: what can I do to help? Did you know that you can lend your computer’s processing power to a project called Folding@Home in an effort to understand the virus? Here is how it works and how you can get involved.
How to Lend Your Computing Power to the Fight Against COVID-19
By downloading and operating the Folding@Home software, your computer will use simulations to help understand COVID-19. Read more
You may or may not have heard of the Dean’s Student Advisory Council, a unique group of students who help enact change at the Business School. Learn more about the council, what they do, and why they are so important. Even better, find out how you can get involved.
What is the Student Advisory Council?
This council is made up of ten to fifteen students, both undergraduate and graduate, who meet periodically with the Dean of the Business School. Read more
This spring, the CU Denver Business School launched an innovative course to introduce students to the investment services industry. Taught by Professor Yosef Bonaparte, Ph.D., the course offered a unique opportunity for students to land internships and careers through a partnership with the Colorado Investment Services Coalition (CISC).
In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, Professor Bonaparte had to quickly adapt the course to remote learning. Read more
Each year, CU Denver recognizes our greatest assets, our remarkable faculty, with the faculty awards. These highlight superior accomplishments in teaching, leadership, service, research, creative activities, and mentorship.
These awards are special because they acknowledge outstanding performance in core university areas and their recipients are chosen and recognized by colleagues and students for their exemplary work.
CU Denver winners are scheduled to be recognized in a luncheon scheduled for October fifth. Read more
Interested in expanding your business knowledge during this period of remote learning? Here are some resources for free webinars, courses, and student discounts on subscriptions.
Webinars and Events
General Assembly offers attendance to free online events that are relevant to Denver. Their events cover things from employable skills for the future, digital marketing, and more. Read more