There are more refugees today than ever before, and many live in camps of a million or more people. The camps need medical facilities, bathrooms, showers, water sanitation and other long-term structures to serve basic functions for people. Undergraduate students in the College of Engineering and Applied Science have developed a way to save time and tens of thousands of dollars in building these facilities. Read more
As the sun rises on my first day on a study abroad trip in Dubai, I’m able to get a view of my surroundings for the first time. I immediately take notice of two large cranes just a stone’s throw away from my window. For a short time, I watched the construction workers toil about in an amazingly efficient fashion.
I decided to pay a quick visit to the local market shop to purchase some essentials for the days to come. Read more
Most, if not all, CEOs spend their free time practicing their golf game so that they can one-up friends and business partners on the weekends. But only one CEO, Joe Assell, can claim that he is the world leader in golf coaching and education.
What started as a career being an assistant golf professional at the Cherry Hills Country Club in Denver slowly evolved into an entrepreneurial business. Read more
Humberto Meza is a driven CU Denver Business School student chasing his dream of founding his own company. As the first person in his family to graduate high school, let alone pursue a university degree, Humberto is gaining more experience and contacts than he ever could have hoped at the Business School.
Humberto immigrated from Mexico with his parents to Colorado at a young age. Read more
Hosted annually by the Jake Jabs Center for Entrepreneurship, five collegiate and four community teams pitched front of a panel of esteemed judges and a record-breaking audience of 150 people.
This year’s competition featured an online craft beer marketplace, a meal planning mobile application and companies wanting to do social good. “There’s a very diverse group of entrepreneurs within Denver that are trying to solve some really cool problems here that have meaningful impact on society,” said Caleb Polley, first place winner in the community category. Read more