High school friends often first to go
Two studies from the University of Colorado Denver are shedding new light on the most common type of `friend’ to be unfriended on Facebook and their emotional responses to it. The studies, published earlier this year, show that the most likely person to be unfriended is a high school acquaintance.
“The most common reason for unfriending someone from high school is that the person posted polarizing comments often about religion or politics,” said Christopher Sibona, a doctoral student in the Computer Science and Information Systems program at the CU Denver Business School. Read more
CU Denver | Anschutz campuses lead the initial effort 3/3/2014
The University of Colorado and The Wildlife Experience, the largest cultural institution in Douglas County, will collaborate to allow CU to begin offering classes in south metro Denver in fall 2014. CU’s Denver and Anschutz campuses will lead the initial effort, which is expected to offer courses and certificates in business, education, engineering, nursing and other health areas. Read more
Masters said J.P. Morgan Center for Commodities at Business School making transformative difference
Blythe Masters, head of Global Commodities for J.P. Morgan, said commodities are a fascinating business sector that challenge students to develop an array of marketable skill sets.
Providing outstanding education and research for this dynamic global field is the J.P.Read more
Students will trade futures contracts in corn, oil and gold in international competition
CU Denver Business School teams are back to test their skills in commodities futures and they’re setting sights on strong finishes in the 2014 CME Group Commodity Trading Challenge.Last year was the first time CU Denver fielded student teams for the Trading Challenge, reflecting the rapid development of the Business School’s J.P.Read more
The Son of Broncos owner Pat Bowlen graduated from Business School’s Sports and Entertainment Management MBA program.
John Bowlen kicked off his Denver Broncos career at age 10 as a ball boy. He has since worked in nearly every facet of the beloved franchise, and Bowlen points to a period of hitting the books — in the Sports and Entertainment Management MBA program at the University of Colorado Denver — for helping launch his current success. Read more
Executives explain what skills employers are looking for, how to land dream job
DENVER – Hundreds of thousands of information technology and computer-related jobs are currently unfilled in the United States due to a shortage of qualified applicants. The sector’s long-term employment outlook remains robust.
Those were two of many promising messages that information systems and other business students heard at the 8th Annual Business Executive Panel. Read more