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STEM on right Roadmap in state

CU Denver School of Education Dean Rebecca Kantor leads a panel discussion on STEM education

DENVER (Nov. 5, 2014)—Rebecca Kantor, Ed.D., dean of the CU Denver School of Education & Human Development, led a panel discussion about the challenges facing Colorado STEM educators at the Denver Museum of Nature & Science Oct. 31.

Have a fun and fearless Halloween with these tips from the experts


DENVER (Oct. 30, 2014) – At its best, Halloween provides children and families with an adventurous evening of treats and make-believe. For many, however, the thrill of donning a costume and going trick-or-treating can be scary.

Health InView: Dr. Tim Byers, MD, MPH, discusses cancer, diet and exercise

In this installment of Health InView, Tim Byers, MD, MPH explains that diet and exercise play a significant role in your risk for cancer. He also answers questions he received via social media.

Watch these students test drive health careers

Test Driving Careers in High School - Youth CareerConnect Grant in Denver Public Schools

CU Denver hosts forum on the future of elections and democracy

Ann Ravel

DENVER (September 29, 2014) – The University of Colorado Denver will host a public forum on Thursday, October 9th with Federal Election Commission (FEC) Vice Chair Ann Ravel.

Solomon lecture highlights environmental success story

Distinguished lecturer Susan Solomon with Bob Damrauer and Chancellor Don Elliman

DENVER—Grassroots U.S. environmentalism in the 1970s kick-started the movement against chlorofluorocarbons, leading to "an amazing story of science, people and society," said the inaugural speaker in the Chancellor's Distinguished Lecture.

Panel says middle market an economic powerhouse

Panelist Tom Stewart makes a point at Voice of the Middle Market panel at CU Denver Business School

DENVER—Like the middle child in a family, mid-sized businesses are the oft-overlooked sector of the economy. The Jake Jabs Center for Entrepreneurship shined light on this important sector at a panel discussion on "The Voice of the Middle Market" Tuesday.

CAP students helping Lyons flood recovery

Washed-out road in Lyons, CO, Sept. 2013

LYONS, Colo. (Sept. 4, 2014) - Shortly after Rachel Koleski arrived in flood-ravaged Lyons to help with the town's recovery, she found herself lugging sandstone and pulling up warped floorboards.

Giving student veterans another reason to smile

AURORA, Colo. (Aug. 26, 2014) – University of Colorado Denver|Anschutz Medical Campus continues its ongoing commitment to student veterans with the opening of the CU Heroes Clinic, thanks to a $1 million gift from Delta Dental of Colorado.

The Ebola Virus

Videos: "Three facts you need to know about the Ebola virus" and "What is ZMapp?"

CU Denver | Anschutz major driver of Colorado economy

Denver, CO

DENVER (Aug. 12, 2014) - The University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus continues to be a major engine of state growth, contributing over $3 billion to the Colorado economy.

Study shows links between city design and health

Denver bicyclist

DENVER (Aug. 11, 2014) - In a rare study of how street network design affects public health, a CU Denver researcher has discovered that older, more compact cities promote more walking and biking and are generally healthier than many newer communities.

CU Doctors top list of top docs

AURORA, Colo. (Aug. 11, 2014) - Faculty from CU School of Medicine filled more than half the roster of 5280’s Top Doctors issue for 2014.

Study shows excess parking at some Denver sports stadiums

Pepsi Center parking lot

DENVER (Aug. 4, 2014) - Sports stadiums in Denver suffer from excess parking creating unattractive concrete spaces, heat islands and missed economic opportunities, according to a new study from the University of Colorado Denver.

Barriers stop many older Americans from taking driving tests

AURORA, Colo. (June 30, 2014) - As the American population continues to age, new research is showing significant barriers to evaluations important to the continued safety and competence of older drivers.

More cyclists on road can mean less collisions

DENVER (June 24, 2014) - A CU Denver study examining collisions between bicycles and motorists, shows bicyclist safety significantly increases when there are more bikes on the road.

Algae oil makers win CU Denver Business Plan Competition

DENVER (June 19, 2014) - A novel way to create vegan spreads, cheese and dietary supplements using waste from breweries and ethanol plants won first prize Thursday in this year's annual CU Denver Business Plan Competition.

Study finds serious challenges to 'New Urbanist' communities

Stapleton, local road width 30' cross-section

DENVER (June 10, 2014) - As New Urbanist communities expand nationwide, a study from the University of Colorado Denver shows the increasing challenges of blancing complex traffic engineering systems with the ideals of walkable sustainable neighborhoods.

Study shows gap between public health and transportation policy

Pedestrian crossing (Photo from Naples News, Florida)

DENVER (June 2, 2014) - A new study from the University of Colorado Denver shows public health issues are often ignored in many transportation projects, especially when major roads are built through lower-income neighborhoods.

Diet beverages shown to play positive role in dieters’ weight loss


AURORA, Colo. (May 26, 2014)– A groundbreaking new study released today by the University of Colorado Anschutz Health and Wellness Center confirms definitively that drinking diet beverages helps people lose weight.

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