On July 3, 2019, Dr. Jian Yang represented the CU Denver Business School’s J.P. Morgan Center for Commodities on a global stage. In Shanghai, China, the J.P. Morgan Center, Tongji University and the World Bank co-hosted the first-ever International Conference on Derivatives Market and Risk Management. It attracted more than 200 participants, including industry professionals and academic scholars, and generated a dozen news stories in both English and Chinese. Read more
The Annual Big XII+ MIS Research Symposium provides a forum for doctoral students and faculty members to present their research in Information Systems. For many years, CU Denver Business School students and faculty have benefited from the opportunity to participate alongside elite institutions and some of the top researchers in the field.
In the wake of the 17th Annual Big XII+ Symposium at Texas Tech University, CU Denver participants reflect on the valuable feedback they received and the connections they made with peers this year. Read more
The story of Theranos has dominated headlines for years now. From the initial excitement of a revolutionary biotech startup, to the sudden suspicions and accusations, to the jaw-dropping exposure of a multibillion-dollar fraud, the journey of Theranos has been nothing if not captivating.
Theranos promised to deliver a groundbreaking blood testing technology that could revolutionize health care, and it was led by a young, charismatic, Silicon Valley sensation named Elizabeth Holmes, who turned out to be nothing but a fraud, fooling the media, the public, and stealing millions from savvy investors. Read more
Although she didn’t present, Karissa Rund left this year’s Pitch Night as a winner.
At the final event for THE CLIMB, a collegiate business plan competition put on by CU Denver’s Jake Jabs for Entrepreneurship, Karissa took home the Social Impact Award for 8 Percent. Her idea wasn’t a product or service though, like those pitched by the other finalists. Instead, it laid out her plan to launch her own book and speaking tour. Read more
Among the hundreds of graduates, four graduating Business School students were awarded the prestigious Business School Outstanding Student award. These students were nominated by someone at the CU Denver Business School for their excellent academics and commitment to success. Their journeys have included hard work, determination, adversity and triumph.
MBA in Health Administration
“Deciding to pursue an MBA in Health Administration at the CU Denver Business School is one of the best decisions I ever made,” said Breanna Wong, Health Administration MBA student. Read more
Whitney Setterberg and Peter Boardman, both students in the CU Denver Business School Professional MBA program, won the 2019 CLIMB Business Plan Competition on April 25 when they pitched their peer-to-peer storage service called STOWED. THE CLIMB, an annual event put on by Jake Jabs Center for Entrepreneurship, is designed to help student entrepreneurs transform their ideas into viable businesses through education, mentorship, networking, and financial support. Read more
DENVER (April 26, 2019) – More than 180 attendees packed the Curtis Hotel’s Four Square Ballroom on Thursday to watch 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 | Pitch Night showcased six finalists and their business ideas as they presented to a live panel of judges. Read more