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Digital animation student wins coveted PIXAR internship

CU Denver digital animation student Jeremy Kuehn won a coveted PIXAR scholarship

DENVER (April 17, 2014)—Jeremy Kuehn has known since fifth grade that he wanted to be a film animator. The CU Denver student is one of only nine students selected for a coveted internship with PIXAR.

International College Beijing students visit Arches National Park

Internation College Beijing students go mountain climbing

ARCHES NATIONAL PARK, Utah - For International College Beijing students at CU Denver, spring break allowed time for outdoor adventures in the beautiful American West.

Former CU president Albino leads project on oral health of underserved kids

Former CU president Judith Albino

AURORA, Colo. (April 15, 2014) - Judith Albino, the first woman president of the University of Colorado, now leads a CU project to address crucial oral health issues among American Indian and Alaska Native children.

Joe Bonham Project exhibit at the Fulginiti Pavilion

Artists Steve Mumford (left) and Michael D. Fay

AURORA, Colo. (April 15, 2014) - The courageous and traumatic stories of injured U.S. service members and their families are depicted in the “Joe Bonham Project: Drawing the Stories of America’s Wounded Veterans” exhibit at the Fulginiti Pavilion.

Milo pumps up college spirit at Hill Middle School

Milo the Lynx of CU Denver helps Hill Middle School students celebrate their SOAR winners

DENVER (April 14, 2014)—Milo the Lynx made such an impression on eighth-grader Elizabeth Cardenas at Hill Campus of Arts and Sciences that she went home and talked to her mom about college.

Léon Krier meets with CAP students and faculty

DENVER (April 14, 2014) - One of the world's leading architects and urbanists, Léon Krier recently met with students and faculty at CU Denver's College of Architecture and Planning.

Crowd enjoys CU Anschutz 2014 Spring Fling

AURORA, Colo. (April 14, 2014) - Cool evening temperatures April 10 didn't keep students away from the 'quad' on the Anschutz Medical Campus.

CU researchers unraveling what’s behind the sniffles

The science behind a runny nose could lead to treatment

AURORA, Colo. (April 11, 14) – Scientists at the University of Colorado School of Medicine have shed light on one of the most common of ailments – the runny nose. Understanding the cause could lead to a cure.

Success stories abound at Boots to Suits celebration

Lida Citroen is the keynote speaker at the Boots to Suits salute event April 9 in Denver

DENVER (April 15, 2014)—Aaron Torres is one of the many success stories produced by Boots to Suits, the innovative CU Denver program that helps veterans transition into civilian careers.

Coe served as resident artist/composer for Festival of Women Composers

DENVER (Apr. 11, 2014) CAM's Judith Coe and music colleagues will present A Blasket Island Songbook featuring Celtic-inspired pop songs Thursday, April 17, 7:30 p.m., in the King Center Recital Hall on the Auraria Campus.

New towns going up in developing nations pose major risk to the poor

Semi-pucca housing structure in the Naya Patti settlement.

DENVER (April 10, 2014) - Satellite city projects across the developing world are putting an increasing number of poor people at risk to natural hazards and climate change, according to a new study from the University of Colorado Denver.

Degree Within Reach launches at CU Denver

Reverse Transfer program launches at CU Denver and other institutions

DENVER (April 7, 2014)—The Colorado Department of Higher Education has launched a new program that will make it easier for transfer students—and those who have spent years in college without earning a degree—to get the credentials they deserve.

CU receives warm welcome from south Denver community

CU President Bruce Benson greets a guest at the south Denver reception

PARKER, Colo.(April 7, 2014)—The University of Colorado received a warm welcome from the south Denver community at a reception to announce the university's arrival in the fast-growing region.

Faculty honored for 25 years of service

Alan R. Seay, MD and Randall J. Cohrs, PhD

AURORA, Colo. (April 7, 2014) - Seventy-four CU Denver l CU Anschutz faculty members were honored for 25 years of service to the University during a reception last week in the Trivisible Room at CU Anschutz.

Engineering colleagues win NIH grant to develop spinal cages

Yakacki and Carpenter

DENVER and AURORA, Colo. (April 7, 2014) - Mechanical Engineering Assistant Professors Christopher Yakacki and Dana Carpenter received a National Institutes of Health grant to develop spinal cages.

Four TJ Award winners tied to University of Colorado Denver

Honorees of the Thomas Jefferson Awards 2014 gather for a reception at CU Denver

DENVER—A high-achieving group of academics, all with a great devotion to the humanities and community service, received Thomas Jefferson Awards at a dinner and reception at the University of Colorado Denver on April 2.

Groundbreaking next step for bioscience partnership

CU Anschutz Bioscience 2 groundbreaking

AURORA, Colo. (April 4, 2014) - The groundbreaking in Aurora for the new Bioscience 2 building was held on the Fitzsimons side of the Anschutz Medical Campus.

Smith named executive director of CU's south Denver expansion

Tony Smith

PARKER, Colo.—Tony Smith thrives on helping students to reach their full potential. He also loves chatting with employers about workforce needs. So he jumped at the chance to lead the CU's forward-thinking expansion into south Denver.

Realities of war documented in new exhibition

AURORA, Colo. (April 2, 2014) - Injured veterans are the focus of a new art exhibit opening at the Fulginiti Pavilion for Bioethics and Humanities at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus.

Teens: Apply NOW for CAM’s Summer Music Industry Program!

CU Denver’s Summer Music Industry Program

DENVER (April 2, 2014) – Offered to high school students ages 14-18, the University of Colorado Denver’s Summer Music Industry Program is designed to show students what it takes to be a musician today.

Diversity encouraged at networking event

DENVER, Colo. (April 2, 2014) - A handful of ethnically diverse Denver professionals gather to applaud students on campus for their cultural individuality, and encourage them to use their unique strengths to succeed in a professional world.

Philanthropy at Work: Sonja Foss

Sonja Foss

DENVER (April 3, 2014) - A bequest from CU Denver Communications Professor Sonja Foss will enable graduate students and faculty members to attend conferences, visit archives, complete study abroad semesters, and fill key departmental operational needs.

Burden of diabetic ketoacidosis still unacceptably high

CU researcher leads study on why one in three youth still presenting with DKA

AURORA, Colo. (March 31, 2014) - Diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA), a life-threatening but preventable condition, remains an important problem for youth with diabetes and their families.

Westword names Academic Building Best New Denver Building

CU Denver's new Academic Building will be a gateway to the Auraria Campus at Speer and Larimer

DENVER—It's still months from opening, but already accolades are pouring in for the University of Colorado Denver Academic Building. Westword named the Academic Building "Best New Building in Denver."

Louis Sullivan praises emphasis on arts, humanities at CU’s medical campus

Louis Sullivan praises emphasis on arts, humanities at CU’s medical campus

AURORA, Colo (March 31, 2014) - The University of Colorado’s Arts and Humanities in Healthcare program received high praise from Louis W. Sullivan, MD, former secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

The Human Touch anthology presents poetry, prose, photos and art

The Human Touch anthology presents poetry, prose, photos and art

AURORA, Colo. (March 27) - Artistic flair was on display during a reception to celebrate the launch of the annual anthology, The Human Touch, on March 25 at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus.

CU Denver announces funding for faculty work

Research and creative activities

DENVER (March 27, 2014) - The CU Denver Office of Research Services announces a program to distribute $150,000 of discretionary funding for grants to encourage and support creative activities by faculty.

Journalists to visit Anschutz Medical Campus research and clinical sites

Anschutz Medical Campus at sunset

Aurora, Colo. (March 26, 2014) - Some 70 health care journalists from across the country are expected Thursday at the Anschutz Medical Campus as part of a conference headquartered in Denver that will feature many speakers from the University of Colorado.

Bioscience 2 Opening: A new idea, a new building

Bioscience 2 rendering

ANSCHUTZ, Colo. (March 26, 2014) - A new venture next to the Anschutz Medical Campus will take the unusual step of combining research, business and education under one roof.

Lawrence Street Center earns Energy Star certification

Lawrence Street Center, occupied by CU Denver, earns EPA Energy Star certification

DENVER (March 26, 2014) - The university’s Facilities team has partnered with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to certify the Lawrence Street Center as an Energy Star building.

Research breakthrough explores severity of autism symptoms

AURORA, Colo. (March 24, 2014) – The same gene family that may have helped the human brain become large and complex also is linked to the severity of autism, research from the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus shows.

40 Under 40 business leaders trace success to CU Denver

CU Denver alumni selected in the 40 Under 40 class of 2014 are from left Sabrina D'Agosta, Kelli Kelly and Jennifer Leitsch

DENVER(March 24, 2014)—This year's group of "40 Under 40" business standouts featured three leaders who trace much of their success directly to their education at the University of Colorado Denver.

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