Rich Wobbekind

Faculty Highlight—Rich Wobbekind

Oct. 19, 2017

Many of our faculty are well renown in their respective fields. Rich Wobbekind teaches MBA students macroeconomics, public policy, entrepreneurship and managerial economics. He is a favorite among the 2018 cohort. In addition to teaching, Rich is also the Executive Director of the Business Research Division, Senior Associate Dean for...

MBA Treks and student experiences

MBA Trek to Celestial Seasonings

Oct. 17, 2017

Our Organics + Naturals club worked with the Supply Chain club to organize a trek to Celestial Seasonings in Boulder, Colorado. We had the opportunity to tour the facility, sample teas and herbal infusions, and learn about how tea is made. Celestial Seasonings was started in 1969. They currently offer...

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Lunch with Llamas—Getting out of our comfort zones

Oct. 17, 2017

2018 and 2019 MBA Cohort members enjoying the Colorado outdoors! One of my responsibilities as the VP of Student Fellowship is to plan social activities to promote building friendships within our cohorts. This includes typical activities such as Thursday Night Out (a rotating social/networking night), group yoga classes and hikes,...

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A Week in the Life of a Full-Time MBA Student

Oct. 12, 2017

Many prospective students wonder what to expect from a full-time MBA program. How much time will I need to spend studying? Will I have time to work? How do you juggle family/friends/significant others? This post is my schedule; full-time MBA student, regular class load, working 2 part-time jobs, and dog-mom...

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2018 Cohort Summer Internship Highlights—DanoneWave and SketchUp

Oct. 4, 2017

Most full-time MBA students get an internship between the first and second year of the program. Experiences varied quite a bit; some of us worked at large Fortune 500 corporations, others at small startups. Student experiences spanned many different industries; entrepreneurship, tech, medical devices, naturals/organics, non-profit, sustainability, CPG, food/beverage, among...

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Club Profile: Leeds Outdoor Industry Club

Oct. 3, 2017

The MBA program currently offers eleven clubs spanning a variety of topics. This blog post highlights the Outdoor Industry Club —a popular one among our class. Many of us moved to Colorado for the exceptional variety of outdoor activities; however this club is about more than making friends with other...

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Top Five Things to do in Boulder, CO

Sept. 18, 2017

I love lists, and I hate missing out on awesome things to do. Boulder has so much to offer, it can get overwhelming—so I asked a group of my classmates (some Boulder Natives, some new like me) and this is the list we came up with. 1. Hike the Royal...

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Board Fellows Program Highlights

Sept. 12, 2017

The Net Impact club charters the Board Fellows program . I had the opportunity to participate in this experience over the last year; it provides an inside look at how a non-profit board of directors functions. Students serve on a board for 1 year as a non-voting member. If you...

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Orientation Highlights from the 2019 Cohort

Sept. 12, 2017

Each year, the incoming class participates in an intense orientation the week before classes start. During this time, the incoming class gets a chance to meet each other, faculty, & staff. Highlights include keynote speakers, information sessions, team building activities, and a community service activity. This year, orientation also included...

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Starting your MBA: Advice from the 2018 Cohort

Sept. 1, 2017

It’s hard to believe I started my MBA here at CU a year ago already! The last year has flown by; I’ve made amazing friendships that will last a lifetime. This past summer, I worked two different internships to help pivot my career in a new direction. And now, I...

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