Hill Hotel Project

CU Real Estate Center’s Virtual Symposium Highlights New Hill Hotel Project

Sept. 2, 2020

Hill Hotel Project On August 20, the CU Real Estate Center, always at the forefront of real estate education for students and professionals, hosted a virtual symposium on the Hill Hotel Project and the public-private partnerships that helped to make it a reality. Groundbreaking for the development is planned for...

Demystifying Entrepreneurship: Rural Colorado Workshop Series 2020

Demystifying Entrepreneurship: Rural Colorado Workshop Series 2020

Aug. 18, 2020

Since the start of the pandemic, the Deming Center for Entrepreneurship pivoted their model to continue to serve rural Colorado businesses in a virtual format. The impact of COVID on small businesses has only increased the value of these workshops during this economic and health crisis. “The entrepreneurial mindset is...

Ryan McMunn

Close Call With COVID-19 Moves Alumnus to Take Action

May 25, 2020

When he and his wife were diagnosed with COVID-19, Ryan McMunn (BS’02) experienced the alarming effects of the virus firsthand. When they finally recovered, they knew they had to do something to help. They decided to find more surgical masks for frontline medical professionals in their community. “We knew that...

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Leeds Community Comes Together To Lift Up New Graduates

May 22, 2020

Coming out of what has been called the “longest economic recovery in history,” the class of 2020 faces a volatile job market with unemployment higher than the Great Recession of 2008. Fortunately, these new graduates are not alone. Colleges and alumni associations, including the Leeds School of Business, are leveraging...

COVenture Forward Group In Office

Deming Center Launches COventure Forward In Support of Hard Hit Small Business and Entrepreneurial Communities

April 17, 2020

The difficulties created during the COVID-19 outbreak have hit nearly every industry in Colorado. Businesses and their leaders are facing unforeseen challenges and struggling to survive, pivot and even adapt to find new opportunities. The impact on the economy won't be fully understood for months, if not years. However, the...

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Business Confidence Plummets in the Wake of Coronavirus, According to the Latest LBCI

April 7, 2020

Business leaders’ confidence hit a record low in the latest Leeds Business Confidence Index (LBCI) report, primarily due to concerns about the COVID-19 outbreak. The index also captured its greatest single-quarter drop since the start of the LBCI in 2003. Leeds’ Business Research Division (BRD) produces the LBCI quarterly, which...

Leeds Business Insights Faculty Research Presentations

Conversations Spark at Leeds Business Insights in Denver

Feb. 7, 2020

A broad constituency of CU alumni, corporate partners, prospective students and community members gathered for Leeds Business Insights on February 5 to meet, mingle and hear fresh research from two of Leeds’ world-renowned faculty. Over the past three years, Leeds Business Insights (LBI)—learning and networking events designed to present the...