CU Denver alumni shares the importance of challenging the status quo
Wes Exum, a native of Colorado, came to CU Denver in the Fall of 2018. At his previous university, he studied Accounting but was looking to switch to a discipline that was more forward-looking. He was accepted to CU Denver to continue his undergraduate degree and chose to transition to Finance. He enjoyed learning about the stock market and finding new challenges to test his abilities. Read more
CU Denver Management Assistant Professor Dr. Kyle Ehrhardt co-published a study examining pre-training factors that influence the effectiveness of diversity education.
With an increasingly diverse workforce, most organizations and universities recognize the value of diversity training and education. However, there are unanswered questions regarding whether these trainings are effective and who it impacts the most. Read more
RMI student turns risk mitigation into a career
“The Risk Management and Insurance program is much more than just insurance,” says Jerwin Roldan, graduating senior in the RMI program, “Anyone who wants a job after graduation should consider this program.”
From California to Colorado
After Hawaii native Jerwin graduated high school, he joined the United States Air Force, where he was stationed in California for seven years. Read more
College students from across Colorado competed in the first all-virtual series for CU Denver’s business plan competition after last year’s COVID-19 hiatus.
On Thursday, April 29, more than 150 attendees joined the online event platform Socio to witness aspiring collegiate entrepreneurs compete for cash prizes. Hosted by the Jake Jabs Center for Entrepreneurship at the University of Colorado Denver (CU Denver) Business School, THE CLIMB | Virtual Pitch Night showcased six finalists, four People’s Choice Award contenders, and their business ideas as they pitched to audience members and a live panel of judges. Read more
Leaders from a variety of industries shared stories of their career journey, leadership insights, and advice with One Year MBA Students
Dean Scott Dawson led an Executive Briefings elective, offered exclusively to students in the One Year MBA program. It provided students with the opportunity to interact with 14 executives from a wide variety of organizations including Nike, VF Corporation, Goldman Sachs, PwC, and more. Read more
Mercedez Vela is a senior at the CU Denver Business School, majoring in Information Systems with concentrations in Data Analytics, Cybersecurity, and Marketing and Minors in Biology, Chemistry and Cognitive Neuroscience. She reflects on how earning scholarships has opened new doors for her education and how giving back to CU Denver has shaped her experience.
Mercedez highly values getting involved in at CU Denver. Read more
Negotiate Anything Podcast Host, Kwame Christian, joins Introduction to Career and Professional Development class to discuss Confidence in Conflict and Negotiation.
Kwame’s discussion with CU Denver Business School students will be featured on an upcoming episode of the Negotiate Anything Podcast
On November 9, leading negotiation expert Kwame Christian joined CU Denver Business School students for a spirited discussion on negotiation strategies in the age of the Covid-19 pandemic, heated political debates, and high-stakes professional exchanges. Read more