Leeds School Evening MBA Program to expand to CU South Denver in May

Feb. 16, 2015

The Evening MBA Program , offered by the CU-Boulder’s Leeds School of Business, is going south -- in a good way. Beginning in May, the program -- offered since 2000 on the CU-Boulder campus -- also will be available at the Liniger Building at CU South Denver , located at 10035 Peoria St. in Parker, Colorado.Read more »

Conference on ‘First Principles for a 21st Century Innovation Policy’ at Colorado Law

Jan. 28, 2015

The Silicon Flatirons Center on Law, Technology and Entrepreneurship will celebrate its 15th anniversary as it holds its “Digital Broadband Migration Conference: First Principles for a 21st Century Innovation Policy” on Feb. 8-9 at the Wolf Law Building on the University of Colorado Boulder campus.Read more »

CU-Boulder announces five finalists for College of Media, Communication and Information dean

Jan. 26, 2015

University of Colorado Boulder Provost Russell L. Moore today announced the five finalists selected for the position of dean of the College of Media, Communication and Information. “All preparations are on track to welcome the first class into the new College of Media, Communication and Information next fall and hiring a visionary dean marks the next critical step,” Moore said. “I thank the committee and its chair, Dean Anne Heinz, for forwarding five excellent candidates to visit campus.”Read more »

Colorado employment expected to continue expanding into first, second quarters, says CU-Boulder report

Jan. 21, 2015

Based on continued growth in fourth-quarter new business filings in Colorado -- including entity renewals, trademarks and trade name registrations -- employment in the state is projected to expand through the first and second quarters of 2015, according to a University of Colorado Boulder report released today by Colorado Secretary of State Wayne Williams.Read more »

Money sent home by migrant workers is major economic boost for developing nations, says CU-Boulder study

Jan. 21, 2015

Remittances, or money transfers, sent home by migrant workers to developing nations play a key role in reducing poverty and improving welfare in recipient countries, according to a University of Colorado Boulder study.Read more »

Colorado business confidence remains positive, stable for first quarter of 2015, says CU-Boulder index

Jan. 4, 2015

The confidence of Colorado business leaders has increased slightly going into 2015, according to the Leeds Business Confidence Index (LBCI) released today by the University of Colorado Boulder’s Leeds School of Business. The index also is more stable than ever in its 11-year history.Read more »

When pursuing goals, people give more weight to progress than setbacks, says CU-Boulder-led study

Dec. 16, 2014

New Year’s resolution-makers beware: People tend to believe good behaviors are more beneficial in reaching goals than bad behaviors are in obstructing goals, according to a University of Colorado Boulder-led study.Read more »

Colorado’s broad economic expansion to continue in 2015, says CU-Boulder’s Leeds School

Dec. 7, 2014

With 2014 marking Colorado’s highest employment growth since the start of the 21st century, the state will continue to expand in 2015, adding a variety of jobs in almost every business sector, according to economist Richard Wobbekind of the University of Colorado Boulder’s Leeds School of Business.Read more »

Alumnus gifts more than $6 million to CU-Boulder to bolster economics, Baroque music

Nov. 24, 2014

An estate gift of just over $6 million from a music-loving economics alumnus will create three major new endowments benefiting the Department of Economics and the College of Music at the University of Colorado Boulder. Funding from the gift will endow two faculty chairs—one in economics and one in Baroque music—and create a unique travel sabbatical program for undergraduates.Read more »
Richard Wobbekind

Economic Outlook Forum to be presented Dec. 8 by CU-Boulder’s Leeds School of Business

Nov. 21, 2014

The Leeds School of Business will present its 50th annual Colorado Business Economic Outlook Forum on Monday, Dec. 8, at 1 p.m. at the Grand Hyatt Denver.The event is free and open to the public but reservations are required for those planning to attend. The comprehensive state economic outlook for 2015 will feature forecasts and trends for 13 business sectors prepared by more than 100 key business, government and industry professionals.Read more »

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