Science communication efforts inspire largest gift yet for CU Sustainability Complex

April 10, 2014

Alarmed by melting glaciers and inspired by University of Colorado Boulder scientists’ efforts to teach the public about mechanisms that drive environmental change, emeritus Department of Communication faculty member Brian Daniell and his wife, Vicki Bynum, have pledged $500,000 toward the university’s Sustainability, Energy and Environment Complex (SEEC).

CU-Boulder students qualify for international venture capital competition April 10-12

April 7, 2014

A team of University of Colorado Boulder graduate students has qualified for the final round of an international venture capital competition April 10-12 thanks in part to what it dubs its secret sauce: the local startup community.

Colorado business confidence remains positive going into second quarter, says CU-Boulder Leeds School

March 31, 2014

The confidence of Colorado business leaders remains positive and has increased slightly going into the second quarter of 2014, according to the most recent Leeds Business Confidence Index, or LBCI, released today by the University of Colorado Boulder’s Leeds School of Business.

CU-Boulder real estate forum to be held in Denver March 5

Feb. 27, 2014

The University of Colorado Boulder’s Real Estate Council will hold its 17th annual forum Wednesday, March 5, from 7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. at the Denver Marriott City Center.

CU-Boulder announces finalists for Visiting Scholar in Conservative Thought and Policy

Feb. 26, 2014

The University of Colorado Boulder today announced five finalists for Visiting Scholar in Conservative Thought and Policy. Within the next five weeks, four of the finalists will make one-day campus visits during which they will hold public forums.

CU-Boulder students to offer free tax preparation assistance

Jan. 29, 2014

Students from the University of Colorado Boulder’s Leeds School of Business will offer free tax preparation services to individuals under the Internal Revenue Service-sponsored Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program. Members of the public who make $52,000 or less are eligible for the service, now in its fifth year at the Leeds School.

Mark Meaney

CU-Boulder names executive director of the Center for Education on Social Responsibility

Jan. 24, 2014

The University of Colorado Boulder has named Mark Meaney as executive director of the Center for Education on Social Responsibility (CESR) at the Leeds School of Business.

Colorado business confidence remains positive going into 2014, says CU-Boulder Leeds School

Jan. 1, 2014

The confidence of Colorado business leaders has increased slightly going into the first quarter of 2014 as economic conditions improve and some political issues have subsided, according to the most recent Leeds Business Confidence Index, or LBCI, released today by the University of Colorado Boulder’s Leeds School of Business.

Smartphone users value their privacy and are willing to pay for it, CU-Boulder economists find

Dec. 10, 2013

Average smartphone users are willing to pay up to $5 extra for a typical application—or “app”—that won’t monitor their locations, contact lists and other personal information, a study conducted by two economists at the University of Colorado Boulder has found.

Richard Wobbekind

Positive, broad-based job growth forecast for Colorado in 2014, says CU Leeds School of Business

Dec. 9, 2013

Colorado will continue on the road to recovery and add a variety of jobs in 2014 across almost all business sectors following a positive year in 2013, according to economist Richard Wobbekind of the University of Colorado Boulder’s Leeds School of Business. The comprehensive outlook report for 2014 features forecasts and trends for 13 business sectors prepared by more than 100 key business, government and industry professionals.

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