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
Finding Her Own Path at CU Denver
CU Denver students are known for their diversity and eagerness to learn. Mimi Stockton is the perfect example of the resilient and ambitious Lynx community.
Tuning in remotely from Michigan, Mimi is continuing her pursuit for a career that challenges her, allows her to grow, and gives back to the community. Read more
CU Denver’s Business School Management Department recently ranked 16 out of 150 top-rated business schools in the nation for per-capita research productivity on the TAMUGA management publications list.
The research rankings are updated annually by scholars at Texas A&M University and the University of Georgia and provide a review of the articles published in eight top-tier management research journals including: Academy of Management Journal (AMJ), Academy of Management Review (AMR), Administrative Science Quarterly (ASQ), Journal of Applied Psychology (JAP), Organization Science (OS), Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes (OBHDP), Strategic Management Journal (SMJ) and Personnel Psychology (PPSYCH). Read more
Professor Traci Sitzmann’s Work Won the 2021 Award for Responsible Research in Management
After four years of research, Traci Sitzmann received the highest honor in academic management research. Her piece “The hidden cost of prayer: Religiosity and the gender wage gap,” published in the Academy of Management Journal, demonstrates how beliefs and practices reinforced by the world’s major religions account for 37% of the gender wage gap. Read more
CU Denver Management Assistant Professor Dr. Kyle Ehrhardt co-published a study examining pre-training factors that influence the effectiveness of diversity education.
With an increasingly diverse workforce, most organizations and universities recognize the value of diversity training and education. However, there are unanswered questions regarding whether these trainings are effective and who it impacts the most. Read more
“I really love the idea of knowing, learning, and being amongst the generations that are coming after me,” says Susan Heinzeroth, founder and CEO of SageRiver Consulting. “I want to help students understand the leadership challenges that they’re going to face and influence a way of thinking about addressing those challenges.” Susan Heinzeroth, also a CU Denver Alumni, has come full circle, she provides a unique experience for the next generation of MBA students. 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