Grad student luncheon

Leeds hosts MBA & MS informational luncheon for women

Oct. 9, 2018

“One of my big goals is helping more women to get in leadership positions,” said Leeds School of Business Dean Sharon Matusik at the MBA and MS Informational Luncheon for Women on Friday, October 5. Specifically geared toward women considering a graduate degree in business, the event is part of...

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Leeds Faculty members Ed Van Wesep and Phil Fernbach honored for their recent publications

Oct. 4, 2018

On October 5, at the Fall 2018 convocation, Leeds faculty members Ed Van Wesep and Phil Fernbach will be honored alongside their peers for their significant recent publications and creative contributions in the academic field. Both faculty members will be receiving a Provost’s Faculty Achievement Award, recognizing the accomplishments of...

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Leeds Senior Associate Dean John Lynch named a Distinguished Professor at CU

Sept. 24, 2018

John G. Lynch Jr. , Ph.D., Professor, director of the Center for Research on Consumers’ Financial Decision Making, and Senior Associate Dean for Faculty and Research at the Leeds School of Business has been selected to receive designation as a Distinguished Professor. Lynch will join the top ranks of CU...

rural colorado workshop

Empowering Entrepreneurs to Drive Growth in Rural Colorado

Sept. 21, 2018

Leeds School of Business faculty are elevating the conversation around entrepreneurship and innovation while spurring economic development throughout rural Colorado. Drawing attendees from places as far as Leadville and Boulder, the latest Vail Valley workshop series attracted an elite caliber of small businesses and startup concepts. Demystifying Entrepreneurship and Startup...

US News

U.S. News cites influential financial literacy paper by Leeds’ John Lynch

July 30, 2018

An influential paper by researchers at CU Boulder’s Leeds School of Business continues to be central to the public debate about when financial education improves financial behavior. Leeds Professor, and Director of the Center for Research on Consumer Financial Decision Making, John Lynch is quoted in an August U.S. News...

New Venture Challenge champs

CU students take a New Venture Challenge idea to new heights

June 22, 2018

The Boulder startup community continues to grow as newly-founded startup, Specdrums is acquired by the Boulder-based technology company, Sphero. This past spring, CU students presented their idea for Specdrums and won the 2018 New Venture Challenge after placing second the previous year. Specdrums developed software that uses rings worn on...

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Leeds alumnus awarded for exceptional CPA Exam achievement

June 11, 2018

Passing the CPA Exam the first time around is notoriously difficult – the pass rate was under 50 percent in 2017. So it’s especially rare to score 95.5 out of 100 across all four parts of the exam on the first attempt. Eric Hauptman, a Leeds School of Business graduate...

Financial planning

Relying on Your Partner for Household Money Matters Creates Vulnerability Over Time

May 10, 2018

Collaborative research by Leeds and the University of Texas at Austin shows the pros and cons for couples of unequal division of responsibility for money matters. When couples begin their relationships, they naturally divide up tasks and give one partner more responsibility than the other for finances. The person who...

Rising Tides

WSJ cites Professors Bernstein and Lewis's research on rising tides and housing markets

May 4, 2018

A recent article in the Wall Street Journal addresses the impact that sea level rise (SLR) is having on housing markets. Research conducted by Leeds professors Asaf Bernstein and Ryan Lewis , in collaboration with Penn State University Professor Matthew Gustafson, demonstrates that homes exposed to SLR sell at a...

John Lynch

Does money buy happiness? Research has an answer.

March 29, 2018

Recent research by renowned faculty member, John Lynch was featured in the Journal of Consumer Research. The research examines the potential relationship between financial and overall wellbeing. The research tapped into the correlation of the role of finances in a person’s wellbeing using consumer financial narratives alongside large-scale surveys and...