As little as a decade ago, sustainability was just a word that didn’t have a lot of impact in the business world. The idea was really just beginning to bubble to the surface.
CU Denver caught onto this trend while it was still in its infancy in 2006. The Managing for Sustainability (M4S) program started small with one class offered the fall semester for 25 students. The program quickly bulked up its offerings by adding five more courses that following year. Read more
A handful of student teams presented a culmination of four months of work at the Inworks Expo. From health care to fashion, innovative start-ups achieved their goal of providing real solutions to real problems facing society today.
All of these groups were formed through a new initiative at the University of Colorado Denver called Inworks. Inworks brings together faculty, staff and students from both campuses, as well as entrepreneurs and leaders from industry, government, education, and the community, to create innovative solutions to some of the world’s most challenging problems. Read more
There are more refugees today than ever before, and many live in camps of a million or more people. The camps need medical facilities, bathrooms, showers, water sanitation and other long-term structures to serve basic functions for people. Undergraduate students in the College of Engineering and Applied Science have developed a way to save time and tens of thousands of dollars in building these facilities. Read more
Business School students Patrick Thom, Lesley Dominguez, Madison Kachel, and Aidan Lunde created the short film titled #MeToo, earning first prize in the NASBA Center for the Public Trust (CPT) 2018 Ethics in Action Video Competition and 1,000 dollars.
A video competition showcasing ethics
The annual competition seeks creative video entries showcasing examples of ethical behavior in the business world. Read more
In 1999, DaVita, then known as Total Renal Care, restructured itself to come back from the brink of bankruptcy. Kent Thiry, newly tapped as the organization’s CEO, played a pivotal role in turning the company around.
Nineteen years later, DaVita is a leader in healthcare, focused not only on improved clinical outcomes and holistic care, but also on participating in positive community impact. Read more
Many business leaders recognize that sustainable practices increase their company’s competitive advantage and enable it to attract and retain the best employees. However, they constantly face a major challenge: overcoming the misconception that it’s almost impossible for a business to improve its environmental and social impact while still increasing its bottom line. Read more
Students in the CU Denver Accelerated MBA program certainly made the most use of their time in Europe this March by visiting 10 cities across three different countries.
By meeting with various executives across a wide spectrum of industries including investment banking, newspapers, and manufacturing facilities, students gained real-world international knowledge and connections. Read more