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Leeds team member and MBA candidate Nick Thigpen holds up check from winning VCIC regionals
Students, Startups and Venture Capitalists - Leeds Graduate Students Win Regional Competition

Feb. 23, 2017

The University of Colorado Boulder’s Leeds School of Business beat out several elite schools at the regional Venture Capital Investment Competition on Feb. 17, 2017. The regional win moves the team of five graduate-level students forward to compete in the global finals in April. The competition allows students from top... Read more »
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Dr. Stefanie Johnson Comments on Workplace Diversity through Technology in The Economist

Feb. 21, 2017

Blind recruiting is the practice of removing personally identifiable information from applicants, and it’s gaining popularity in HR departments. Dr. Stephanie Johnson talks with The Economist to examine discrimination in the workplace and software technologies that promise to remove gender and ethnic bias from the hiring process.Read more »
Leeds student Nathan Goodman
Denver Post highlights Leeds evening MBA program & diverse educational resources at CU South Denver campus

Feb. 21, 2017

Location, program structure, and collaboration with metro area businesses are making the Leeds evening MBA a valuable option for those in the South Denver area to advance their careers. Leeds student Nathan Goodman remarked, “I like that it’s two-year. You don’t have to pick your classes; They set the schedule. They serve dinner every night. It’s very supportive to make sure you have what you need to succeed.”Read more »
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Leeds School takes top spots in this year’s Business Diversity and Business Ethics Case Competition

Feb. 21, 2017

For the second-consecutive year, Leeds students were awarded top honors over the weekend at the Leeds School for Business Diversity, and Business Ethics Case Competition (DBECC) hosted in collaboration with the Office of Diversity Affairs and the Center for Education on Social Responsibility. The competition invited undergraduate students from Leeds... Read more »
Dr. Philip Fernbach
Professor Philip Fernbach to Research the Cognitive Basis of Extremism

Feb. 13, 2017

Philip Fernbach, Assistant Professor of Marketing in the Leeds School of Business, received a $165,000 fellowship grant to conduct a two-year research project examining the question “What makes us argue so heatedly over things we know so little about?” His project, The Cognitive Basis of Extremism , will explore how... Read more »

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Female entrepreneurs thrive in Boulder

From the iconic Flatirons to the home of the Buffs, Boulder is renowned for a number of reasons, and can now consider itself a leader in female entrepreneurship. Forbes has ranked Boulder number one on their list of “The Best Cities for Female Entrepreneurs,” with an average revenue of $91,050...
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