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Laird Grant: On the Trail to Clean Energy

March 1, 2024

Laird Grant (MBA’25) is a current student at the Leeds Business School pursuing the Clean Energy MBA Pathway . He recently attended the ClimateCap MBA Summit in Michigan , a global conference discussing the effects of climate change on modern business operations. Leeds is a leading partner of the ClimateCAP...

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Gordon Trafton (TRMG’77)

Feb. 29, 2024

After a transformative mentorship experience of his own, Gordon Trafton was inspired to give back to the Leeds community.

Highlights from Dean Khatri's State of the School 2024

On February 19th, Dean Khatri presented the State of the School 2024 to Leeds alumni, parents, and community members. Dean Khatri shared a vision for the school’s future and addressed questions from the audience—including how Leeds is preparing students for a competitive job market, Leeds’ approach to Glocal impact, and...

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VCIC: The Best Unofficial Class at CU

Feb. 29, 2024

After winning our regional Venture Capital Investment Competiton (VCIC), I called my dad and said, “I know people say this, but we could not have won without all the support we received.” And that could not have been more true. We are honored to have won our first regional competition...

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March Debate Madness Tournament

Feb. 28, 2024

The March Debate Madness tournament is an individual, head-to-head, single-elimination debate tournament. First prize is $1000, second is $500, and third is $250. (All amounts are pre-tax.) There is no prep required. You will show up at your assigned 20 minute time slot and toss a coin to decide who...

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Colorado Secretary of State Q4 2023 Indicators Report

Feb. 26, 2024

Colorado’s economy continues to post gains in GDP, add jobs, and grow personal income. New entity filings slowed further in the fourth quarter of 2023, decreasing 6.6% over the quarter and 16% year-over-year. A fee credit that reduced limited liability filing fees led to a surge in filings a year...

Sustainability and Finance Bootcamp

Clean Energy Project Finance Bootcamp

​ Join industry experts, including Omid Alemi (MBA, '17), in a hands-on workshop in clean energy project finance. Students will learn project finance concepts, gain highly sought-after modeling skills, take a deep dive into quantitative analysis in clean energy investment, and learn about consulting, development, and investment career paths in...

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Business and Sustainability: Great Jobs and Current Trends

Feb. 23, 2024

Wondering how to set yourself apart and land a great job in the future? Top finance and consulting employers share how understanding sustainability – including environmental and social risks and opportunities - is key to success in every role, along with developing strong business skills. Join CESR for this panel...

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Creative Distillation - Transcript for Episode 60: Katie Wallace, Head of ESG, New Belgium Brewing

Feb. 22, 2024

Stefani H 0:07 Welcome to another episode of creative distillation. Your hosts Jeff and Brad from the University of Colorado boulders lead School of Business, discuss entrepreneurship research while enjoying fine craft beverages. This time, Brad and Jeff take the show on the road and hour up I 25 to...

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From Cleats to Canvas: Benjamin Burney's Transition from Athlete to Art Advocate

Feb. 22, 2024

From the plains of Tulsa, Oklahoma, to the streets of New York, and finally settling into the vibrant art scene of Denver, the journey of Benjamin Burney who has traversed the realms of athleticism, academia, and artistry embodies a tale of relentless pursuit and transformation. His athletic abilities shone through...