On April 27, more than 100 attendees gathered in the CU Denver Business School’s Jake Jabs Event Center for the 22nd year of THE CLIMB | Jake Jabs Startup Pitch Competition. The evening event featured live pitch presentations, a distinguished panel of judges, Jake Jabs returning as the keynote speaker, and networking for Colorado’s entrepreneurial community. As the competition’s grand finale, it celebrated the hard work of student teams from across the state that have been developing and validating their ideas since February. Read more
Think of several successful entrepreneurs you admire. Chances are that most of those brilliant figures did not complete a college degree, at least not in entrepreneurship. It is often said, rightfully, that entrepreneurship is one of those things that is best learned in practice. Albert Einstein even stated that “in theory, theory and practice are the same. In practice, they are not.” Read more
Since its inception in November 2022, ChatGPT is rapidly becoming an integral part of people’s lives. Thanks to its dialogue format, the generative pre-trained transformer can help write texts, codes, budget, and so on. With this many capabilities and the rapidity with which it is disrupting industries, this technological advancement is both daunting and exciting, particularly in academia. Read more
“Take charge of your destiny.” “Make the right choices.” These phrases are often repeated to young people, especially college students, as they try to navigate through their 20s and undergraduate experiences. Oftentimes, this exerts a certain amount of pressure on them, and as a result, they rush through life in an attempt to fit in instead of living on their own terms. Read more
Graduating from college or university is a major accomplishment. In an effort to recognize and praise graduates for their time, energy, and dedication throughout their journey, the CU Denver Business School held a small graduation celebration on Friday, December 16, 2022, in the Jake Jabs Event Center.
Dean Scott Dawson congratulating Fall 2022 Graduates
Dean Scott Dawson opened the event and warmly congratulated graduates and reminded the crowd, “this doesn’t have to be the end of your involvement with the Business School.” Read more
Globetrotting CU Denver Business School senior Jibin Varghese recently won a prestigious and valuable opportunity, a 2023 WSIA summer internship, and a scholarship. The program offers high-caliber risk management students from across the country to participate in quality paid internships in the underwriting and brokerage sides of the surplus lines marketplace. Read more