A student and Omni employee shake hands at the start of a presentation.

For Hotel Leadership, Student Perspectives on Industry’s Challenges Offer Something Suite

Jan. 9, 2023

Putting students to work on a company project helps them apply their learning in meaningful ways. But it can also help companies consider innovative ideas.

The sun rises over Denver.

Economy Improving, But Colorado’s Leaders Still Awash in Apprehension

Jan. 4, 2023

Familiar challenges are keeping the state’s business community awake at night, according to quarterly report. ​​ The sun rises behind the Denver skyline. While the economy is improving both locally and nationally, Colorado's business community remains pessimistic about the near-term outlook, according to the first-quarter Leeds Business Confidence Index. Below...

CUREC Wright Room Reception

CUREC Announces New Leader of International Advisory Board

Dec. 14, 2022

With record growth in students pursuing real estate, Peter Cushman plans to help them succeed in an uncertain future. Former IAB chair Eliot Hoyt passes the 'baton' to Peter Cushman, ushering in CUREC's next generation of leadership. The CU Real Estate Center (CUREC) at the Leeds School of Business has...

Larimer Square in Denver, with Colorado state flags flying in the background.

Report: CU a $13.3B Economic Engine for Colorado

Nov. 7, 2022

The CU system has an outsized impact on Colorado's economy, one that touches every county and most industry categories.

Closeup of Ralphie and three students running downfield at a night football game.

‘Here Comes Ralphie,’ From Folsom Field to Leeds Résumés

Nov. 4, 2022

Is chasing after a stampeding buffalo a professional development opportunity? Glad you asked.

Downtown Denver's business district as seen from above.

Few Surprises, and Fewer Optimists, in Economic Forecast

Oct. 5, 2022

The latest quarterly survey of Colorado business leaders may indicate we're nearing the bottom, but that's one of the few hopeful signs in the report.

Denver at sunrise on an overcast morning.

Report: Colorado's Economy Outperforming Nation, but High Prices are Inflating Concerns

Aug. 10, 2022

Colorado remains a pace car for employment, even as business leaders are losing confidence amid inflation, tangled supply chains and interest rates.

Claire McCollough celebrates with the trophy at the Alteryx competition.

Driven to Succeed: Leeds Student Wins Global Racing-Inspired Alteryx Competition

June 6, 2022

Claire McCollough is the first college student to win the event, a year after placing fifth overall. Claire McCollough celebrates with the Grand Prix trophy at the conclusion of the race. 'I could tell I improved dramatically from last year,' she says. 'Seeing that level of improvement alone would have...

Clark Jones, in a suit, makes a point in the front of a crowded classroom. Other students look back to see the student Clark is talking to.

In Career Chat, Disney Exec Says it’s a Small World—So Be Sure to Network

May 10, 2022

Women in Finance club welcomes two leaders to campus to share insights on career success.​​ Clark Jones (Acct’91), a vice president at Disney, answers a question from a student in the back of the room. ‘In your career, don’t be afraid to take chances and make moves,’ Jones told students...

Business school graduates, from above, seated at a commencement ceremony.

Leeds Class of 2022 Prepares to Create Impact in Sustainability, Finance, Real Estate and Beyond

May 3, 2022

Leadership roles and internships prepare students to make a splash at businesses in Colorado and beyond. Graduates from the Leeds Class of 2022 are going on to work at companies such as L'Oreal, Disney and Morgan Stanley. Thanks to her Leeds education, Amber Hughes is going from building dynasties to...