What are two of the most crucial factors of college success and effective transition into a career? Career exploration and professional development opportunities. CU Denver Business School’s Information Systems Association (ISA) instituted “Business Leaders with an Edge,” an annual networking event bringing together a panel of C-level information systems/technology executives from the Denver metro area, to further imbue students’ educational journeys. Read more
Starting his extensive collegian education studying computer science at the University of Economics in Vietnam, not many could have predicted that in just a few years Toan Ong would be on the front lines of researching Covid-19 and the effectiveness of the newly formed vaccine. So, how did a computer science student get wrapped up in the medical field? Data is what brought him to the medical field and what keeps him working to push society’s ability to record, track and learn from the millions of data points we produce daily. Read more
Financial management student Rohan Nipunge diversifies his skillset by participating in over five school clubs, as well as double majoring in Risk Management with a specialization in Information Systems.
Rohan is especially interested in the automotive industry and has been working at BMW with Ralph Schomp since he was 17 years old. This role solidified his passion for the business and helped him choose his majors. Read more
CU Denver’s Information Systems Department held their annual Business Leaders with an Edge Webinar on Tuesday, October 12. Hosted by Information System department chair, Dawn Gregg and mediated by Cynthia Wright, cybersecurity expert and veteran, this was the first time the event has been hosted virtually.
The event featured five top C-Level executives from the Denver Metro area including:
Mike Feliton, Marina Johnson, Joshua Pinkert, Sujan Turlapaty, and Christian Winward. Read more
“I plan to graduate in Fall 2021 and have found CU Denver to be a great foundation for my development at this point in my life,” says Ethan Bui. Ethan started planning his career path early and took advantage of the opportunities around him. Although he hasn’t graduated yet, Ethan has had an impressive journey from an apprenticeship to earning six Salesforce certifications.
How does he do it? 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
Continuing our tradition of honoring our graduating students, two graduate and two undergraduate students were selected this Spring semester as recipients of the Outstanding Student Awards. These students are recognized for going above and beyond to excel in their classes, getting involved in the CU Denver Business School, and giving back to their communities.
Venkat Korlakunta, MS Information Systems
Venkat Korlakunta has always been eager to learn how systems work. Read more