On Wednesday, the University of Colorado Denver Business School and the Jake Jabs Center for Entrepreneurship celebrated the grand opening of the new Jake Jabs Event Center, Innovation Suite, and classrooms. Spanning the first three floors of the 1475 Lawrence Street building, these new spaces will help accommodate the growing demand for entrepreneurial and collaborative programming, events, and extracurriculars on the CU Denver campus. Read more
Hans Mortimer is excited to begin a new career as a
public accountant after graduating from the MS Accounting program at CU Denver
in the spring of 2020, just one year after enrolling in the program.
Hans’ path to an accounting degree was not
straightforward, but his passion for continued growth and learning drew him
back to school to study accounting. Hans originally studied biology and K-12
education as an undergraduate at the University of California – Berkeley, where
he studied Vitamin A metabolism as a student researcher in the Napoli lab.
Denver offered flexibility and great networking opportunities
After moving to Denver to begin a career in education,
Hans realized he wanted to pursue a different career path. Read more
“The greatest gift that anyone could ever receive is making the long walk from intelligence to wisdom,” said Lloyd Lewan, Ph.D., chairman of Lewan & Associates and pioneering dean of Semester at Sea.
The Jake Jabs Center of Entrepreneurship and CIBER welcomed Lloyd Lewan, known as one of Colorado’s greatest entrepreneurs, to an intimate crowd of University of Colorado Denver faculty, staff, students and local business professionals on Tuesday, April 18th, 2017. Read more
International education at the University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus took center stage in early June as 10,000 professionals poured into Denver for the NAFSA: Association of International Educators conference.
NAFSA last brought its annual conference to the Mile High City about 20 years ago, said Cecile Schoberle, director of marketing and communications, Office of International Affairs at CU Denver | Anschutz, so this was a major event and CU Denver | Anschutz took full advantage. Read more
When a room filled with university staff from across the globe were asked the amount of time it took them to travel to Colorado, many answered with twenty hours or more. Long distances and extended travel times, however, simply come with the territory for these world travelers, as many are leaders for the study abroad programs at their respective universities, and all are attendees of the annual NAFSA Conference. Read more
CU Denver faculty has discussed efforts to encourage millennial students, who have shown to be more risk-averse, to engage in entrepreneurship. Madhavan Parthasarathy, director of the Jake Jabs Center for Entrepreneurship, discussed resources the center offers to students, such as providing mentors, networks and the fundamentals to starting a business.
He also outlined the Launchpad Certificate Program, which enrolls non-degree-seeking students in five courses that give them the fundamentals to start their own business or contribute an entrepreneurial perspective to an existing organization. Read more
Three CU Denver Business School faculty members recently won CU Denver Faculty Awards. “This annual tradition is our chance to stop and recognize the excellent work that goes on at our university every day in the areas of teaching, research and creative activities as well as service and librarianship” says Roderick Nairn, Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic and Student Affairs. Read more