A group of CU Denver Business School students recently returned from a Maymester program in Belize. Their goal? Hone their respective business skillsets through service learning projects aimed at helping the local population. Led by Associate Professor of Information Systems, Ron Ramirez, the students embarked on a three-week trip that began in the country’s capital city, Punta Gorda. Read more
Plants, puppies, smoothies & action sports won top prizes
A ground-breaking, industrial botanical extraction system for the essential oil market won first place at THE CLIMB | Collegiate Pitch Night, sponsored by the Jake Jabs Center for Entrepreneurship at the University of Colorado Denver Business School. David Baker, founder of Botanex, impressed the judges panel, winning $3,000 and in-kind prizes to support his business. Read more
In March, the 11-Month MBA cohort completed their International Business course abroad which included stops in Munich, Vienna, and Ljubljana. The course provides the opportunity for students to see how business is conducted in other parts of the world and create a platform to compare and contrast business cultures globally. This year students got to visit companies in a variety of industries and make stops in five countries. Read more
Few people can say that their work has had an impact on a global scale. MS in Health Administration graduate, Major Megan Malcom, who recently returned from a mission in the Dominican Republic, is among that special subset, as she continues to help developing countries refine and improve the quality of their healthcare services.
As someone with a robust military background and over a decade of experience as a healthcare administrator in the United States Air Force (USAF), Major Malcom has always been drawn to the health sector. Read more
Social entrepreneurship recently touched down in the city of Denver at Project X-ITE’s Flight to Denver, a UN Solutions Summit boot camp for entrepreneurs from all over the world. CU Denver Business School faculty and students contributed to the weekend’s success by participating and leading the teams that supported entrepreneurs from across the globe. Read more