Associate Dean Kristi Ryujin Wins Impact Maker Award

March 10, 2020

The YWCA Boulder County honored Kristi Ryujin, associate dean of graduate programs at Leeds School of Business, with their Community Impact Maker Award at a local ceremony on March 7. The YWCA Community Impact Maker Award recognizes a community leader who is committed to creating a “more equitable, inclusive and...

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Leeds' Professor and Phd Student Provide Commentary in Psychological Inquiry

March 9, 2020

Invited response in Psychological Inquiry by Philip M. Fernbach and Nick Light Human beings have a remarkable penchant for believing things that are not true. This has always been the case. Ancients believed in nature deities, bloodletting was thought to cure disease for many centuries, and physiognomy, the belief that...

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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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Leading Talent Management Expert RJ Heckman Shares Insights With Leeds Scholars

March 6, 2020

RJ Heckman, PhD, vice chairman of Korn Ferry, a global organizational consulting firm, visited campus to meet with members of the Leeds Scholars Program and discuss his extensive research and experience in the human resources field. In an interactive presentation with the students, Heckman broke down the innovative human resources...

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Leeds Women in Business Club Sparks Younger Women’s Interest in Business Education

March 6, 2020

Last week, Leeds held its first Future Women in Business event, which was hosted by the undergraduate Women in Business club and the Office of Career Strategy. Eighth graders from Coal Ridge and Longs Peak Middle Schools spent the day experiencing what life might be like as a Leeds student,...

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Leeds Professors Shed Light on Inequalities in Disaster Relief

March 3, 2020

“The wealthier you are, the more assistance you're getting,” says Associate Professor Emily Gallagher of the Leeds School of Business at CU Boulder. That’s what she found when analyzing how FEMA grants were distributed after Hurricane Harvey in 2017. Co-authored by Leeds Associate Professor Stephen B. Billings and Lowell Ricketts...

Hubble Creates Space for More Women Scientists

Feb. 18, 2020

New research from Leeds Associate Professor Stefanie K. Johnson is helping Hubble Space Telescope create space for more lead women scientists. Johnson and co-author Jessica Kirk from the University of Memphis analyzed data from 16 application cycles for the Hubble Space Telescope project and found that women lead scientists were...