• CNN Money lists Colorado as one of the most Entrepreneurial States

    A new article from CNN Money ranks Colorado as the 4th most Entrepreneurial state in the Union, following only Arizona, Texas and California. The rankings are taken from the Kauffman Index of Entrepreneurial Activity, which is published by the Kauffman Foundation.  According to the Kauffman Foundation, “The Kauffman Index of Entrepreneurial Activity measures the rate of business creation at the individual owner level.  Read more

    July 19, 2012
    Tyghe Boone-Worthman
  • Making a state marketing splash with the governor

    CU Denver marketing students present their winning branding campaign at State Capitol DENVER – A group of creative graduate students in the MS in Marketing program think it’s time local firms stamped “Colorado Born” pride in their business story and trumpeted the state’s many enterprise-friendly virtues through an eye-catching branding campaign.  Read more

    February 21, 2012
    Rebecca Ward
  • CoBank Donates $2.5 Million to Business School

    Gift will support programs at Center for Commodities DENVER – A strong knowledge base and commodities workforce is key to our nation’s future and to Colorado’s economy. But no university has offered a comprehensive academic program incorporating industries as diverse as energy, agriculture and mining. To fill this gap, the University of Colorado Denver Business School will launch a Center for Commodities in Spring 2012 to educate commodities professionals and expand knowledge in this area of study.  Read more

    February 3, 2012
    Rebecca Ward
  • New Business School Building Gets Inauguration with the 11-Month MBA Program

    Dean Ambron speaks to class and welcomes them to ‘phenomenal new home’ DENVER – The new University of Colorado Denver Business School building was christened this morning with its first class – the start of the new term for the 11-month MBA program. It was a fitting opening for the Business School building, since the 11-month MBA program, when it started in 1998, was one of the first accelerated MBA programs in the nation.  Read more

    January 9, 2012
    Rebecca Ward
  • Denver Business Journal says ‘Bioentrepreneurship’ meant to expand options

    You want higher education to offer more real-life applications? Then check out this new Bioinnovation program, which is doing its part to make bioscience students more employable. “We have an oversupply of Ph.D. bioscience graduates relative to the number of bioscience jobs that are available,” says Arlen Meyers, a University of Colorado Denver professor who’s teaching a course titled, “Building Biotechnologies: Fundamentals of Life Science Technology and Entrepreneurship,” one of three required to earn a certificate in bioentrepreneurship.  Read more

    October 11, 2011
    Rebecca Ward
  • Saudi Arabia executive visits the Business School at University of Colorado Denver

    Mr. Henry Wang, Executive Adviser of Corporate Strategy & Planning at Saudi Basic Industries Corp (SABIC), visited the Business School on April 14, 2011.  During his visit, Mr. Wang met with the Chancellor of the University of Colorado Denver and the Dean of the Business School to discuss wide-ranging developments in the renewable energy field. Mr. Wang’s presentation was entitled, “International Fossil & Renewable Energy Strategic Co-Developments.”    Read more

    August 31, 2011
    Rebecca Ward