Leeds School of Business

University of Colorado Boulder


CU Ranked in Top 20 of America's Most Entrepreneurial Universities by Forbes

Thu, 07/31/2014 - 08:47

Forbes 7/30/2014 @ 6:00AM 15,963 views Startup Schools: America's Most Entrepreneurial Universities This story appears in the August 18, 2014 issue of Forbes. Additional Media Coverage Boulder Daily Camera Denver Business Journal The Denver Post For the second time, Stanford University out-muscled its East Coast rivals to top the FORBES 2014 most entrepreneurial universities list. Silicon Valley’s reach has extended across California, as the state’s schools took over half of this year’s top ten spots. FORBES ranked the nation’s most entrepreneurial research universities based on their entrepreneurial ratios – the number of alumni and students who have identified themselves as... Read more »

Oil and Gas Operations: Updated Economic Assessment of Colorado Oil and Gas Industry in 2013

Wed, 07/30/2014 - 15:13

Summary: This summary of the economic and fiscal contributions of the oil and gas industry in Colorado updates a number of economic and fiscal metrics based on 2013 data. Download The Current ReportRead more »

Burridge Conference 2012

Wed, 07/30/2014 - 08:38

Details October 25–26, 2012 Some of the presenters to be on the 2012 conference program are: Barry Knapp : Head of U.S. Equity Strategy at Barclays Capital Christopher Vincent : Head of Fixed Income at William Blair & Company Roberto Caccia : Senior Instructor of Finance at the University of Colorado Boulder, former Managing Director at Goldman Sachs Dick Jefferis : Managing Partner at Pareto Commodity Partners Conference ProgramRead more »

Leeds Alumni Ryan McMunn and PMP Program on Yahoo Finance

Tue, 07/29/2014 - 13:07

University of Colorado's Professional Mentorship Program Gives Leeds School of Business Students Competitive Edge The Leeds School of Business Has Always Been a Leader in Entrepreneurial Studies; In Founding the Professional Mentorship Program Its Students Now Have an Even Greater Advantage BRIC Language Systems; University of Colorado 6 hours ago Posted from: Yahoo Finance NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - Jul 29, 2014) - The University of Colorado (CU), Flagship University of the state of Colorado, is a leading research university in Boulder, CO, nestled at the foothills of the Rocky Mountains. This also happens to be one of the nation's top... Read more »

BRD's Q2 Indicators Report Released by the Colorado Secretary of State's Office

Fri, 07/25/2014 - 07:54

Contact: Brian Lewandowski, Leeds School, 303-492-3307 brian.lewandowski@colorado.edu Rich Coolidge, Colo. Dept. of State, 303-860-6903 richard.coolidge@sos.state.co.us Andrew Cole, Colo. Dept. of State, 303-860-6903 andrew.cole@sos.state.co.us Elizabeth Lock, CU-Boulder media relations, 303-492-3117 elizabeth.lock@colorado.edu July 25, 2014 Continued Colorado employment growth expected in 2014, says CU-Boulder report Moderate employment expansion in Colorado for the second half of 2014 is expected based on a second-quarter report by the University of Colorado Boulder Leeds School of Business, released today by Colorado Secretary of State Scott Gessler. “Coloradans continue their entrepreneurial spirit and are putting their creative ideas to the test,” said Gessler. “Their leadership and innovation... Read more »

SOS Q2 Indicators Report

Fri, 07/25/2014 - 07:35

The Colorado Secretary of State's Office released its quarterly Economic Indicators for the State of Colorado report today. Moderate employment expansion in Colorado for the second half of 2014 is expected based on a second-quarter report by the Business Research Division, released today by Colorado Secretary of State Scott Gessler. Download The Current ReportRead more »

WJS.com Cites Diversity Research by David Hekman, Maw Der Foo, and PhD student Wei Yang

Thu, 07/24/2014 - 16:26

Women Penalized for Promoting Women, Study Finds http://blogs.wsj.com/atwork/2014/07/21/women-penalized-for-promoting-wom... By Rachel Feintzeig Dedication to diversity can be a liability in the workplace, according to a new study. Researchers at the University of Colorado found that women and non-whites executives who push for women and non-whites to be hired and promoted suffer when it comes to their own performance reviews. A woman who shepherds women up the ranks, for example, is perceived as less warm, while a non-white who promotes diversity is perceived as less competent. Both end up being rated less highly by their bosses, according to the paper, which is... Read more »

Leeds Staff Member Amanda Hansen Interviewed in Leading College Recruitment Publication

Thu, 07/24/2014 - 15:35

University Recruiting Tactics You Can Try—Without Leaving Your Office By Melissa Suzuno , July 23, 2014 A pro at packing a suitcase perfectly in 15 minutes flat. On a first-name basis with every receptionist at the local airport club lounge. Elite frequent flier on every airline. Sound like someone you know? Yep, university recruiters tend to be pretty seasoned travelers. But that doesn’t mean that all university recruiting events need to take place on campus. What if I said that you have the ability to reach students and establish valuable connections with universities… without leaving your office? It’s true—you can... Read more »

Professor Margaret C. Campbell Coolness Research Cited on Fastcodesign.com

Tue, 07/15/2014 - 08:07

The Science Of Cool What makes one consumer design cool and not another? July 14, 2014 | 7:30 AM http://www.fastcodesign.com/3032932/evidence/the-science-of-cool?utm_sou... Take a look at the two water bottles below. The one on the left is pretty much your standard water bottle design: tall, clear, probably crinkly. The one on the right feels a bit less conventional, with its sleek aluminum shell shaped like an Erlenmeyer flask. In a survey of which is cooler, the bottle on the right would win right away, though both bottles serve the very same function. Journal of Consumer Research So what is it, exactly, that... Read more »

MBA Alumni Kelly Evans Launches Caring Transitions of St. Petersburg

Tue, 07/15/2014 - 07:59

By: PRWeb July 09, 2014 at 16:45 PM EDT Kelly Evans Launches Caring Transitions of St. Petersburg PRWeb For the last 20 years, single mom Kelly Evans has worked to support and raise her two children. Now that her children are grown, Evans wanted an encore career that would fulfill her on a different level. That's why she recently decided to launch Caring Transitions of St. Petersburg . Caring Transitions is America's largest resource specializing in managing senior relocations , downsizing and estate liquidations. In addition to the organizing, packing and move oversight, Caring Transitions can handle on-site or online... Read more »


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