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Good news for Colorado's economy

Colorado will continue on the road to recovery and add a variety of jobs in 2013 across almost all business sectors following a positive year in 2012, according to economist Richard Wobbekind of the University of Colorado Boulder’s Leeds School of Business.

Preparation is key to stretching holiday shopping dollar, CU professor says

Consumers should take the time to prepare themselves by researching prices and quality before they hit the stores or Internet this holiday shopping season, according to University of Colorado Boulder Professor Donald Lichtenstein.

Being prepared can save consumers money, steer them away from overspending and even change their way of thinking about purchasing gifts during the holidays, said Lichtenstein, chair of the marketing department at CU-Boulder's Leeds School of Business.

From the Leeds School to the London 2012 Olympic Games

The opening ceremony of the Olympics—with the parade of nations and athletes and the lighting of the Olympic flame—reminds Jordan Valutas, 2007 alumna of the University of Colorado Boulder Leeds School of Business, why she works so hard as client services manager at CoSport, a leading provider of consumer hospitality packages and individual event tickets to the Olympic Games. 

Learning and living sustainability

SEEDS and Sustainable by Design, CU’s two newest Residential Academic Programs, feature an interdisciplinary approach to sustainability and innovative problem-solving.   

Trying to eat healthy? Read those nutrition labels carefully

People who made New Year’s resolutions to eat healthier or lose weight might also want to brush up on their math skills.

In a new study, marketing professor Donald Lichtenstein found that nutrition labels on packaged food products in the United States can lead even the most health-conscious consumers astray, if they don’t “do the math.”

Leeds School projects 2012 state economic outlook

Colorado will continue on the road to recovery and add jobs in 2012 following a positive year in 2011, according to economist Richard Wobbekind of the University of Colorado Boulder's Leeds School of Business.

Wobbekind's announcement was part of the 47th annual Colorado Business Economic Outlook Forum presented Dec. 5 by CU-Boulder's Leeds School of Business.

Unreasonable Institute prepares future entrepreneurs to change the world

Improve the lives of a million people. Is that too ambitious? Create a way for people around the world to EACH improve the lives of a million people. Now that’s just unreasonable, right? That’s exactly how these social entrepreneurs from CU-Boulder like it.

Professional mentoring program connects business students with role models

The first group of students and mentors to participate in the Leeds School of Business Professional Mentorship Program (PMP) were honored in a celebration this past spring.

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