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Graduation reflections

June 4, 2018

The class of 2018 graduated on May 10, 2018 in a two-hour ceremony attended by family, friends, and faculty. I asked several classmates to reflect upon the last two years: What were some of your favorite memories of your time in the Leeds MBA program? Steena : TNOs, Proms, and...

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Student Excellence Award

May 25, 2018

Each year, the MBA faculty evaluates the top ten students in terms of academic achievement. They consider not only grades, but also contributions to the MBA program—including leadership, involvement in the program, and how they relate with their cohort and fellow students. The recipient of this year’s award was Ian...

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Last lecture

May 11, 2018

One of our CU Boulder MBA traditions is to hold a “Last Lecture” event to celebrate the graduating class and bring alumni and current students together. This year’s lecture was given by Pete McGraw , a marketing professor and favorite of ours. Pete took a unique approach with a “Choose...

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MBA Prom

April 30, 2018

As the VP of Student Fellowship , one of my favorite events to plan is our annual MBA Formal. Held at the end of the Spring semester, this year’s theme was “MBA Prom.” We had approximately 200 classmates, friends & significant others show up for a fun night at Riverside...

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Sustainability Trek to JBS

April 26, 2018

The MBA program offers sustainability-focused electives for MBA students . As part of one of these classes, students set up tours with local businesses to learn more about sustainability in action. One of these treks was to JBS USA’s headquarters in Greeley, CO. JBS USA is a worldwide leader in...

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Women in Business Thursday Night Out

April 24, 2018

Last Thursday, we held a joint networking event in combination with our normal "Thursday Night Out." The Women in Business club organized a networking event with The Women's Council, giving students an opportunity for one-on-one time with successful business leaders. The council women that attended committed to accepting two follow...

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Mentoring in the MBA Program

April 16, 2018

Finding a mentor while in an MBA program is a great way to build your network, get valuable advice, and learn about different industries and career paths for post-MBA life. The Professional Mentorship Program for MBA’s is the formal mentoring program offered through Leeds. It provides one-on-one executive-to-student mentoring to...

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Global Perspectives: Spring Break trip to China

April 11, 2018

Taking advantage of their first Spring Break in years, a group of Leeds MBA students packed their bags and jumped on a plane to…China? The ten-day trip through Beijing, Suzhou and Shanghai was the culmination of the spring class, Global Perspectives: Contrasting Operations in US and China, taught by Lori...


The Colorado Economy

April 6, 2018

Richard Wobbekind , Senior Economist & Associate Dean for Business and Government Relations, held an economic review session to update the Leeds MBA students on the local and national economies. Rich is the Executive Director of the Business Research Division and develops an annual consensus forecast of the Colorado economy...

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Diversity and Inclusion lunch and learn

April 4, 2018

Our Global Business Club brought in speaker Cecil Sunder , Technology Solutions Strategist at Microsoft and Leeds MBA alumni, to discuss diversity and inclusion in the workplace. Microsoft has over 20 years of committed diversity and inclusion efforts. Microsoft defines diversity “not as a finite goal; it is a journey...