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Passing the Torch: CU’s First Olympian Says Sports, Diplomacy Go Hand in Hand

Aug. 6, 2021

David Bolen's accomplishments in the 1948 Summer Games were only the start of a lifetime spent creating impact on a global scale. David Bolen's achievements on the track got him a spot on the 1948 U.S. Olympic team, but he achieved even greater success in the diplomatic service as an...

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“Changing the Face of Real Estate” Launches to Build a More Diverse Industry

April 1, 2021

This spring, the Leeds School of Business announced the Changing the Face of Real Estate initiative, an effort to inspire more diverse students, including women, students of color and first-generation college students, to pursue careers in real estate. The announcement came at the 24 th Annual Real Estate Forum hosted...

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Getting a Taste of Impact in the Natural and Organic Industry

Nov. 3, 2020

Four teams faced off to determine whose solution would win the final round of CESR’s 2020 Natural and Organic Case Competition. On the day before Halloween, the stage was set for the four finalist teams in Leeds’ first regional Natural and Organic Case Competition , hosted by the Center of...

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MBA Students Launch Food Pantry Project at CU Boulder

June 9, 2020

COVID-19 compounds the impact of food insecurity on college campuses and beyond. Food insecurity is an issue that plagues college campuses—according to the College and University Food Bank Alliance , 30% of college students are food insecure. It’s a humbling and astounding statistic to consider that three out of 10...

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Leeds and Smead Aerospace Engineering Sciences Receive RIO Grant to Study Space and Sustainability

May 7, 2020

As the number of nations and businesses across sectors look outward to space for new opportunities — and commercial space activities grow — the sustainability of space exploration is more important than ever. According to Mark Meaney , scholar-in-residence for the Division of Social Responsibility and Sustainability (SRS) , as...

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Addressing Sustainable Investing at the 2020 Burridge Center for Finance Conference

March 9, 2020

The Burridge Center for Finance held its 2020 Conference on February 27–28. The annual event showcases industry thought leadership, challenges and trends in the finance industry. This year’s theme focused on sustainable investing. Nearly 200 attended to hear more than 25 speakers, including Colorado’s 39th Secretary of State Jena Griswold...

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CESR Helps Companies Reach Their Global Goals

Feb. 11, 2020

Thanks to a partnership between the University of Colorado Boulder’s Center for Ethics and Social Responsibility (CESR), B Lab and the United Nations Global Compact , the global business community now has a new system to help them track their progress toward achieving the United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)...

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Free Tax Assistance Offered by Leeds School of Business Students

Jan. 29, 2020

The Leeds School of Business at the University of Colorado Boulder is offering free tax preparation services to taxpayers with household income of $56,000 or less,

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Food Industry Leaders Convene at the MBArk2Boulder Food Leadership Conference at Leeds

Jan. 9, 2020

Leeds kicked off the new year by co-hosting the MBArk2Boulder Food Leadership Conference with MBArk on January 2-4. This networking and learning event featured nearly 30 top speakers from the natural and organic products industry, field trips to some of the local food production facilities and a variety of ways...