Football, basketball, hockey, soccer, lacrosse – Colorado has it all.
“Colorado is a ‘hotbed’ of sports – from professional to minor league to college,” said Cory Hilliard, CU-Boulder Buffs’ associate athletic director, Business Operations, and adjunct instructor in the CU Denver Business School.
For the past two years, Hilliard has taught a graduate-level course: Finance in the Sports and Entertainment Industries (BUSN 6860). Read more
Family and friends joined hundreds of CU Denver graduates for the Fall 2014 Commencement ceremony at the Colorado Convention Center. Many dedicated students, like Rob Bingham, 29, graduated Saturday, December 13 from the CU Denver Business School.
In war-torn Iraq, during his second deployment in the Army, Bingham one day found himself scanning a U.S. Read more
Want to find a Business School student with a strong entrepreneurial spirit? Look no further than Bachelor of Science in Finance student Travis Page. With the help of his roommate, Page started the crêpe-making food cart Batter in 2013.
The summer following high school graduation, Page went on a trip through Europe with his high school orchestra class. Throughout the 12-country trip Page tried crêpes every place he could; Paris, he decided, had the best. Read more
Senior Instructor of Management Jeffrey Nystrom received the University of Colorado Denver Faculty Award for Excellence in Teaching September 5, 2014. Nystrom teaches undergraduate and graduate management classes at the CU Denver Business School. The university-wide award comes a decade after Nystrom received the Business School’s Annual Excellence in Teaching Award. Read more
The University of Colorado Business School Student Organization area is open. Much of this was the result of the hard work of Master of Business Administration (MBA) student Jaime McGrath.
“There was a significant need for it,” says McGrath. “We needed a space in the Business School to gather, post information about club happenings, and boost engagement.”
In 2013 McGrath joined the MBA Student Organization (MBASO) and the CU Denver College Council. Read more
Gregg Keizer of Computerworld interviewed Wayne Cascio, Professor of Management at CU Denver Business School, to find out if Microsoft’s proposed 18,000 layoffs are in the best interest of the company.
“It creates massive uncertainty and a big drop in productivity,” says Cascio. “People spend their work time on social networking and getting a resume up to date. Read more
Wired Group President Paul Alvarez, who teaches the Management of Renewable Energies course for the Global Energy Management (GEM) Program, has published a new book that questions the value delivered by huge investments in the smart grid.
In Smart Grid Hype & Reality, industry consultant Paul Alvarez concludes that while consumer and environmental benefits are indeed available from smart grid investments, current regulations and ratemaking processes discourage almost all utilities from achieving them. Read more