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Bascom Group Supports Growth of Leeds’ New Undergraduate Real Estate Program

Sept. 6, 2019

California-based private equity firm, The Bascom Group, LLC (“Bascom”), is investing in the future of real estate at the Leeds School of Business. Bascom has a long history of social outreach and philanthropy, especially supporting real estate education. Bascom’s founders met while studying real estate at the University of Wisconsin,...

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Leeds’ Center for Ethics and Social Responsibility Launches Online Certificate Program in Ethical Leadership with the United Nations

Aug. 16, 2019

Leeds’ Center for Ethics and Social Responsibility (CESR)​ is doing some important work with the United Nations this year. In March, CESR partnered with the United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR) to develop an online certificate program to assist UN diplomats and staff in fostering both the character...

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Assistant Professor David Drake Receives the 2018 Page Prize for Excellence in Business Sustainability Education

Aug. 13, 2019

Leeds’ Assistant Professor of Strategy, Entrepreneurship and Operations David Drake and colleagues Andre Calmon and Jackie Stenson (both of INSEAD), recently won the prestigious 2018 Page Prize for Excellence in Business Sustainability Education for a course they co-designed while Drake was visiting INSEAD business school last year. Giving students the...

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Sexual Harassment in the Workplace Is on the Decline Post #MeToo, New Research Suggests

July 17, 2019

New research from Leeds’ leadership authority and Associate Professor of Management Stefanie Johnson and Ksenia Keplinger, a research associate, along with two Leeds doctoral candidates Jessica Kirk and Liza Barnes, found that in the wake of the #MeToo era, workplace sexual harassment has decreased. However, gender harassment has increased. Importantly,...

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How Compassion Changes the Game for Working Mothers

June 22, 2019

Plenty of well-meaning employers support working mothers with legal protections and accommodations. But it takes more than that, says Sabrina Volpone, assistant professor of organizational leadership at the University of Colorado Leeds School of Business. In order for mothers to succeed at work, company policies are necessary but not sufficient...

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Early-Life Interventions Show Lasting Positive Impact for Lead-Exposed Children

June 13, 2019

Leeds Associate Professor of Real Estate Stephen Billings was recently highlighted in Quartz as conducting one of the most influential economics papers in 2018. His paper titled “ Life After Lead: Effects of Early Interventions for Children Exposed to Lead ,” coauthored by Simon Fraser University’s Kevin Schnepel and published...

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Celebrating Mary Banks’ Service to Leeds

June 5, 2019

It’s not as common in this day and age for anyone to spend nearly 20 years at one institution or workplace, but Mary Banks, who is as uncommon and extraordinary as they come, did exactly that. Mary retired in early 2019 from CU Boulder and the Leeds School of Business...