The Daniels Fund Ethics Initiative Collegiate Program (DFEI) at the University of Colorado Denver Business School announces Kellye Gordon, Vice President, Ethics & Compliance and Legal Operations at VF Corporation, as the 2021 Bill Daniels Ethical Leader of the Year.
Kellye Gordon is being recognized for her hard work in ethics for VF Corporation, which currently employees over 30,000 people. Read more
What You Should Know About the Gender Wage Gap
CU Denver Business School kicked off its virtual speaker series on Tuesday, Sept. 28 with Dr. Traci Sitzmann, Professor of Management and Kristi Lamar, Managing Director at Deloitte, who presented research on pressing issues in society, including the relationship between religion and the gender wage gap and ways to optimize firms’ diversity and inclusion strategies. Read more
“You’ve got to be passionate.”
John Wethey is an accomplished veteran in the surplus lines insurance industry. As the executive director of Surplus Lines Association of Colorado and the co professor of the Surplus Lines Insurance: Global Risk Management course, John is full of passion for his work.
In guiding newcomers to this industry, he looks for that same spark of passion in the next generation. Read more
Professor Traci Sitzmann’s Work Won the 2021 Award for Responsible Research in Management
After four years of research, Traci Sitzmann received the highest honor in academic management research. Her piece “The hidden cost of prayer: Religiosity and the gender wage gap,” published in the Academy of Management Journal, demonstrates how beliefs and practices reinforced by the world’s major religions account for 37% of the gender wage gap. Read more
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
Design Horizons Program Brings Together Fellows from Across the University
In Summer 2020, many were distracted by the problems related to the COVID-19 pandemic. But a select group of 24 CU Denver students focused their energies on solving business problems through the new Design Horizons Entrepreneurial Fellows Program.
Design Horizons is an immersive program that spans the entire academic year. Read more
“I like the idea that risk is everywhere and that there are a lot of ways to prevent that,” Anna Righi said when asked about her choice of major. Anna enjoys that risk management is more than paying insurance -it can save lives.
Anna Righi, an RMI and Finance Major.
Anna is part of the new generation of risk management professionals with a reinvigorated passion for the industry. Read more