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 »

Colorado employment growth expected to continue into 2015, says CU-Boulder report

Oct. 22, 2014

Employment expansion in Colorado is expected to continue through the fourth quarter of 2014 and into the first quarter of 2015, according to the Quarterly Business and Economic Indicators Report prepared by the Business Research Division and released today by Colorado Secretary of State Scott Gessler.Read more »
Stein Sture

Stein Sture to retire as CU-Boulder’s vice chancellor for research

Oct. 15, 2014

University of Colorado Boulder Provost Russell Moore announced today that Stein Sture will retire in June 2015 after 35 years of service to the campus, including his role as vice chancellor for research during the past nine years. Moore also announced that he is appointing James Williams, dean of University Libraries, to chair the committee in charge of a national search for Sture’s successor.Read more »
Anne Heinz

Anne Heinz to retire as CU-Boulder dean of Continuing Education

Oct. 10, 2014

University of Colorado Boulder Provost Russell Moore today announced that Anne Heinz, dean of Continuing Education and Professional Studies and associate vice chancellor for Summer Session and Outreach and Engagement, will retire effective June 30, 2015, after 26 years at the university.Read more »

Acknowledging appearance reduces bias when beauties apply for masculine jobs, says CU-Boulder-led study

Oct. 7, 2014

Past research shows physical beauty can be detrimental to women applying for masculine jobs. But belles can put the brakes on discrimination by acknowledging their looks during an interview, according to a new study led by the University of Colorado Boulder. The paper, published in Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes , is the first to provide a method for curtailing such prejudice against attractive women.Read more »

Colorado business confidence dips but remains positive to finish year, says CU-Boulder Leeds School

Oct. 1, 2014

The confidence of Colorado business leaders continues to be positive heading into the fourth quarter and has moderately increased compared with a year ago, according to the most recent Leeds Business Confidence Index (LBCI) released today by the University of Colorado Boulder’s Leeds School of Business. It’s not as bullish, however, as it was a quarter ago with slight drops across the board resulting in a current overall reading of 59.5, down from 61.2 heading into the third quarter of 2014.Read more »

National search launched for CU-Boulder College of Media, Communication and Information dean

Sept. 24, 2014

University of Colorado Boulder Provost Russell Moore today announced the formation of a search committee to lead a national search for the founding dean of the new College of Media, Communication and Information. Moore has appointed Anne Heinz, dean of Continuing Education and Professional Studies and associate vice chancellor for Summer Session, Outreach and Engagement, to chair the search committee.Read more »

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