Woody Eckard has always held a certain fascination with college athletics. As an economics professor at the Business School, Dr. Eckard has conducted several studies on the NCAA throughout his career, the first being published in 1998. He enjoys sports and has always wanted to examine the economics of college sports to help solve the issues the athletes, teams, and leagues are facing. Read more
Finding her Way from Medicine to International Business
Rachel Hoffer never anticipated that she would end up studying business. She received her undergraduate degree in Psychology with a minor in Spanish at CU Denver. She went on to study to be a nurse practitioner, and she always thought healthcare and medicine were her calling. However, she found herself considering making a change. Read more
COVID-19 has brought challenges to almost every industry and profession. The CU Denver Business School has been exploring some of these challenges with the Denver business community through webinars and virtual events. The Risk Management and Insurance (RMI) program led the charge, being the first program in the Business School to organize a public event regarding COVID-19. Read more
Recently, CU Denver Business School Professor of Management Wayne Cascio’s research was featured in The New York Times. In an article about layoffs, Cascio discussed the results of his study that confirmed companies that are quick to lay off employees see diminished financial performance. The study, co-authored with Finance Professor Rohan Christie-David and Finance Professor Arjun Chatrath from Portland State University, will be published later this year in the Academy of Management Journal. Read more
COVID-19 has had significant impacts on our community. Many of us may be wondering: what can I do to help? Did you know that you can lend your computer’s processing power to a project called Folding@Home in an effort to understand the virus? Here is how it works and how you can get involved.
How to Lend Your Computing Power to the Fight Against COVID-19
By downloading and operating the Folding@Home software, your computer will use simulations to help understand COVID-19. Read more
The University of Colorado Denver Health Administration Student Organization is proud to host a virtual presentation by health system leaders who collaborated during the recent crisis. Tune in to learn about recent efforts by Centura health in New Jersey. RSVP required! Read more
Tune in here on May 5, 2020 at 10am: https://ucdenver.zoom.us/j/91888897579.
The economic contraction relating to the COVID-19 pandemic has been deep and profound. To address these deleterious economic consequences, Congress has responded with the enactment of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (the “CARES Act”). This webinar, hosted by the Graduate Tax Program at the University of Colorado Denver, will focus on many of the important individual and business income tax changes in the CARES Act. Read more