• Center for Commodities Opens with New Partnership

    J.P. Morgan Center for Commodities will Expand Education and Research in Finance, Economics and Policy Denver, April 5, 2012 – J.P. Morgan and the University of Colorado Denver today announced the opening of the J.P. Morgan Center for Commodities, a first-of-its-kind partnership in the academic world that will provide innovative programs and academic work in the field of commodity finance, economics and policy.   Read more

    April 5, 2012
    Rebecca Ward
  • Professor Cunningham Returns from China with Insights on Rare Earth Mineral Policies

    Professor Lawrence Cunningham provided a presentation on his recent trip to China in which he met with Chinese government and managerial officials regarding rare earth mineral policies and practices. Professor Cunningham made his presentation to the Steering Committee of the Dean’s Advisory Board at Bauer’s Restaurant on June 22, 2011. Professor Cunningham received an invitation from the Chinese to visit Baotou and Hohhot in Inner Mongolia.  Read more

    July 13, 2011
    Rebecca Ward
  • Business School professor’s study finds video games highly effective training tool

    DENVER – Long derided as mere entertainment, new research now shows that organizations using video games to train employees end up with smarter, more motivated workers who learn more and forget less. A University of Colorado Denver Business School study found those trained on video games do their jobs better, have higher skills and retain information longer than workers learning in less interactive, more passive environments.  Read more

    October 20, 2010
    Rebecca Ward
  • Business School PhD Student Finds Top Reasons for Facebook Unfriending

    Business School PhD Student Finds Top Reasons for Facebook Unfriending

    With over 500 million users worldwide, Facebook has become a global phenomenon, a vast cyber neighborhood where friends meet to share photos, news and gossip. But when those relationships sour, another phenomenon often occurs – unfriending. In what may be the first comprehensive study of its kind, a University of Colorado Denver Business School student has revealed the top reasons for Facebook unfriending, who is unfriended and how they react to being unfriended.  Read more

    October 6, 2010
    Rebecca Ward
  • Professor Johnson’s research finds beautiful women face discrimination

    While many see no downside to being beautiful, a professor at the University of Colorado Denver Business School says attractive women face discrimination when it comes to landing certain kinds of jobs. In a study released in the May/June Journal of Social Psychology, Stefanie Johnson, assistant professor of management at CU Denver Business School, found that beauty has an ugly side, at least for women.  Read more

    August 9, 2010
    Rebecca Ward
  • Professor wins award for his research that proves downsizing rarely improves profits

    Professor wins award for his research that proves downsizing rarely improves profits

    CU Denver Business School Professor Wayne Cascio won a $50,000 award Tuesday for pioneering research that showed corporate downsizing had little effect on profits and should be used sparingly and only as a last resort. He was presented with the Michael R. Losey Human Resources Research Award at the Society for Human Resource Management’s 62nd Annual Conference and Exposition in San Diego.  Read more

    June 29, 2010
    Rebecca Ward
  • Stefanie Johnson – Emotional Contamination in the Workplace

    Recent research suggests that managers’ moods and emotions can have powerful effects on their employees’ moods, emotions and attitudes, ultimately affecting performance. Both laboratory and field studies conducted at University of Colorado Denver’s Business School, revealed that employees “catch” their managers’ moods and emotions through a process called emotional contagion.  Read more

    January 1, 2010
    Tyghe Boone-Worthman