Students at Ethics OnSite DaVita
Ethics OnSite gives students an unparalleled opportunity to spend time on-location exploring ethical challenges and opportunities from some of the nation’s leading organizations. Students walk away with hands-on experience and valuable connections to top-level executives. The program, hosted by the Daniels Fund Ethics Initiative (DFEI) at the CU Denver Business School, is open to all CU Denver students, both graduate and undergraduate, with out-of-town travel expenses paid by the DFEI. Read more
Dear Business School alumni and friends,
David Heisler, BSBA ’17, BSAN Chair
Some of my greatest experiences as a student at CU Denver came from opportunities afforded to me at the Business School. I developed my leadership abilities as a Chair in the Business Student Ambassador Committee, finished in the top 30 out of 500 international teams in the CME Commodities Trading Challenge, and learned from some of the most passionate professors on our campus. Read more
COVID-19 is presenting the world with an unprecedented crisis. As surely as this is a health crisis, it can also turn into a crisis of ethics. An organization needs strong ethical leadership to make decisions quickly, decisively, and transparently to ensure long-term viability.
From Volkswagen to Wells Fargo to Theranos, there are no shortage of high-profile corporate ethics scandals in recent history. Read more
Alumni mentoring is becoming recognized as one of the most critical components of the college experience. Feeling supported and having deep learning experiences during college means everything when it comes to success after graduation. Unfortunately, many graduates miss out on a key element of that support while in college: having a mentor.
The Business School Alumni Network (BSAN) tackled this challenge by launching a new alumni mentor program this Spring, partnering with Mentor Collective, an international online mentoring community, to pair over 325 Business School upperclassmen and alumni together. Read more
This spring, the CU Denver Business School launched an innovative course to introduce students to the investment services industry. Taught by Professor Yosef Bonaparte, Ph.D., the course offered a unique opportunity for students to land internships and careers through a partnership with the Colorado Investment Services Coalition (CISC).
In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, Professor Bonaparte had to quickly adapt the course to remote learning. Read more
Ben Jenkins is an Economics and Finance double major at CU Denver Business School. This year, he won the National Football League’s 1st & Future analytical challenge.
About the Competition
The NFL 1st & Future, a challenge designed to spur innovation, hosted the second annual analytical competition in 2020. Last year, the contest resulted in a blindside block rule, and this year competitors examined the relationship between playing surface (synthetic turf or natural) and its contribution to lower extremity injuries (knee, ankle, and foot). Read more