On May 7, 2019, Colorado suffered its 15th mass shooting that year (STEM School Highlands Ranch). Kaitlyn Hunter, BSBA ‘22, was among the witnesses of this tragic event. Like many other victims of gun violence, this event drastically changed the course of her life.
“I didn’t have a voice before. After this horrible event, people were willing to listen to me.”
Education is a powerful tool that is most effective when learners are given the proper resources. Yet, given their differences, students do not have access to the same opportunities. As a result, some have very limited chances of succeeding.
The CU Denver Business School takes immense pride in its diverse body of students. In recognition of their special assets and unique challenges, the Business School launched the First-Generation and Multicultural (FaM) program, a memorandum designed to set students with diverse backgrounds up for success. Read more
Lies, deception, embezzlement – words that are often associated with White Collar Crime. You might have read the sensationalist headlines about the controversial millions of dollars of Madoff and Martha. But, what about mere hundreds or thousands that are pilfered from organizations daily? Cue Pink Collar Crime.
Fraudsters are often considered to be criminals, and while fraud is clearly a wrongful deception, most guilty are good people who made a wrong decision. Read more
Transformative leadership is what drives an organization forward and beyond. Yet, many people have a hard time breaking their own limits and struggle in leadership positions due to self-limiting issues like Imposter syndrome and emotional illiteracy. These are often hindrances to leaders’ breakthroughs; though pervasive, many leaders can feel alone in their struggles. Read more
When Jennifer first graduated from the University of Iowa with a Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering, she had no idea what the world had in store for her, but felt confident that she did not want to pursue a career as an engineer. After graduation, Jennifer began working in management consulting with Andersen Consulting (now Accenture) in Chicago. She found the work interesting, but a round of layoffs left her without a job two years later. Read more
The University of Colorado business schools at Denver, Boulder, and Colorado Springs have been working together on an initiative called the CU Diverse Doctorates in Business (DDB) program.
The goal of the program is to increase the diversity of business school professors by encouraging more of our underrepresented undergraduate students and alumni across the CU System to pursue a PhD in a business discipline and ultimately become business school professors. Read more
November 15, 2020
Kelly E. See, PhD, Associate Professor of Management