Consumer demand is making aluminum cans more relevant than ever, according to a report from the University of Colorado Boulder’s Leeds School of Business. More than 92 billion aluminum beverage cans were sold in the U.S. in 2011 reflecting a decline in annual sales — particularly among standard 12-ounce cans — since the industry’s peak [...]
He left an illustrious career at the University of Colorado Boulder Leeds School of Business in May 2001 – officially, at least. But he likes to say that he is not really retired, he’s just off the payroll.
Colorado business leaders are less optimistic going into the third quarter than last quarter, according to the most recent quarterly Leeds Business Confidence Index, or LBCI, released Monday by the University of Colorado Boulder’s Leeds School of Business. The LBCI’s reading slid from 62.2 in the second quarter to 53.6 in the third, but remained [...]
“CU is a substantial, stable economic driver for Colorado that not only produces a highly educated workforce, but also creates jobs and companies in our state,” said CU President Bruce D. Benson.
Startup company Gogy Inc. and the University of Colorado have executed an exclusive licensing agreement that will enable the company to commercialize the Pedago.gy interactive teaching platform developed at CU-Boulder’s Leeds School of Business. Pedago.gy is a Web application that creates a space for educators and students to engage in additional interaction and dialogue beyond [...]
The university’s tuition benefit program offered Foster a chance to earn an advanced degree without borrowing money and going into debt. And working at CU helped her stay busy while her husband spent another year in northern Iraq.
Entrepreneurship Under the Microscope, an annual celebration of CU-Boulder research and technology hosted by the Technology Transfer Office and the Leeds School of Business’ Deming Center for Entrepreneurship, is set for March 14. The luncheon celebrates innovation and commercialization on the Boulder campus and beyond. Meet and network with researchers, administration and business community members: [...]
People who made New Year’s resolutions to eat healthier or lose weight might also want to brush up on their math skills, according to Professor Donald Lichtenstein of the University of Colorado Boulder’s Leeds School of Business. In a study appearing in this month’s edition of the Journal of Marketing, Lichtenstein and his colleagues found [...]
Personal experience with mentoring at the University of Colorado Boulder’s Leeds School of Business inspired alumnus Gordon Trafton to donate $500,000 to support the school’s Professional Mentorship Program (PMP). As part of the Creating Futures fundraising campaign, the gift is the cornerstone in an effort to build a $1 million endowment for mentoring over the [...]
Compiled by the Leeds School’s Business Research Division, the comprehensive outlook for 2012 features forecasts and trends for 13 business sectors prepared by approximately 100 key business, government and industry professionals.
A landmark $35 million endowment gift by the Leeds family to the University of Colorado Boulder in 2001 was celebrated at a surprise 10th anniversary dinner Tuesday, Nov. 29, at the Hotel Boulderado. At the dinner — attended by CU-Boulder Chancellor Philip DiStefano, Leeds School of Business Dean David Ikenberry and CU Foundation CEO Wayne [...]
The University of Colorado Boulder Leeds School of Business will present its annual Colorado Business Economic Outlook Forum at 1 p.m. Monday, Dec. 5, at the Grand Hyatt Hotel, 1750 Welton St., Denver. The event is free and open to the public but reservations are required for those planning to attend. To make reservations visit [...]
Consumers should research prices and quality before they hit the stores or Internet this holiday shopping season, according to University of Colorado Boulder Professor Donald Lichtenstein. Being prepared can save consumers money, steer them away from overspending and even change their way of thinking about purchasing gifts during the holidays, said Lichtenstein, chair of the [...]
The University of Colorado Boulder has been selected as one of six recipients that will receive a total of $2 million in funding from the U.S. Department of Energy to create a network of student-focused cleantech regional competitions as part of a broader strategy to expand the nation’s renewable energy efforts. Trent Yang, director of [...]
The three University of Colorado business schools (Boulder, Colorado Springs and Denver) recently celebrated a landmark occasion, the first Tri-Campus Business Alumni Networking Event. It was the first time the three CU business alumni offices collaborated to bring together alumni from all the schools for networking, learning and fun. More than 100 alumni attended the [...]
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The Leeds School of Business at the University of Colorado Boulder has announced that alumnus Richard “Dick” M. Burridge Sr. (’51 finance) has made a $2.5 million gift that, combined with other commitments, will establish the Burridge Chair in Finance – the first chair to be established at the school. “This endowed chair is one [...]