I started college with the ambitions of becoming a doctor. Those ambitions were short lived. It took all of about three weeks into introductory biology to realize that I wasn’t content with the direction I had chosen. Read more
Thursday, August 3, 2017 – CU Denver Business student and RMI senior Janet Zamora-Ramirez met with Brian Snow, Managing Director, Mountain States Territory of AIG, to personally thank him for the $1,000 AIG scholarship Janet received in spring 2017. Brian also wanted to let Janet know how much he appreciated her hand-written thank you note for the scholarship. Read more
Barnett is being recognized for his recent career move to Cantafio Hammond law firm as Special Council and Chief Operations Officer. Barnett is a GEM alumnus from cohort XIII and graduated from the program in June 2016. Ironically enough, he now works for fellow GEM alumnus, Ralph Cantafio, attorney and partner of Cantafio Hammond.
Cantafio graduated with Cohort VII and now serves as a GEM faculty member, teaching GEMM 6200: Environmental, Regulatory, Legal and Political Environment in the Energy Industry, and GEMM 6210 Energy Law: Property, Contracts, and Transactions. Read more
Despite the common goal of wanting to pursue a challenging academic experience, every student who enters the CU Denver Business School does so for different reasons. For some it’s about making their mark in the business world as part of a Fortune 500 company. For others it’s about using their skillset to give back. Jason Battista, an 11-Month MBA alumnus, is a perfect example of the latter. Read more
When it comes to investing for newcomers, it may not be good to come out swinging. According to new research by assistant professor of finance,Yosef Bonaparte, young investors participating in markets for the first time tend to be less risk averse, overestimating their ability to beat the market. In his interview with MarketWatch, an online finance publication, Bonaparte explained how experience with bad, market related events erodes overconfidence over time, causing experienced investors to be more risk averse than their younger counterparts. Read more
Internship season is full swing, with CU Denver Business School students putting their expertise into action with area firms. And they’re doing some pretty impressive things. Take Louis Nyamekye, an incoming senior studying Finance and Risk Management and Insurance, with a minor in Communication. Despite having a full academic year still ahead of him, Nyamekye was able to secure an internship with Arrow Electronics for the summer of 2017, working as a finance and risk management intern in the company’s treasury department. Read more
If you have ever considered getting into the rapidly growing field of business analytics, you may want to look at what the CU Denver Business School has to offer. That’s because, according to TFE Times’ most recent rankings, the MS in Business Analytics at CU Denver is among the top 25 programs in the country. Coming it at #24, the graduate program shares space with other top institutions on the list such as New York University and the University of Southern California. Read more