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Global citizens, dedicated to teaching

With more than 4,000 faculty members, our university boasts expertise in subjects—from architecture to nursing, from business to animation, from creative writing to dental medicine. Our faculty direct plays, study cancer cells, travel to developing countries, discover medical treatments and so much more. Even in their diversity, they all share a love of learning, a dedication to teaching and a desire for excellence. Read their stories below.

I teach online: Storm Gloor

Storm Gloor

In this episode, Professor Storm Gloor (College of Arts and Media) discusses his background and what motivates him (it's the same thing) and his expertise and prestige in the music industry.

Colorado School of Public Health Obesity Symposium

Obesity Symposium

More than 150 public health practitioners and obesity experts from the spectrum of the health industry, academia and research gathered on Thursday, Nov. 12 for the Colorado School of Public Health’s one-day symposium on obesity and public health.

Halloween contest turns Terrace Room into Terror Room

Halloween Contest, 2014

DENVER—They turned the Terrace Room into the Terror Room. Halloween once again attracted an assortment of ghouls, zombies, witches, zombies, engineers and more zombies to the second-floor chamber of horrors in Lawrence Street Center.

I teach online: Arlen Meyers

Arlen Meyers, MD, MBA

Arlen Meyers, MD, MBA, talks about the ways he combines his business and his medical background to help more patients.

Training innovative education leaders

Gradeschool students at lab desk

CU Denver’s Administrative Leadership and Policy Studies program (ALPS) has quadrupled in size in the last two years thanks to its relevant curriculum and cohorts, emphasis on leadership in diverse settings and its reasonable cost.

New CLAS Dean answers five questions

Dr. Jansma

Pamela Jansma, most recently professor and dean of the College of Science at The University of Texas at Arlington, has been serving as the new dean of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences since September 9

EDU initiative for teachers by teachers

Shelley Zion, PhD and  Laura Summers, PhD

EDU is housed in a brightly painted, expansive space on the ground level of the Denver Place North Tower at 988 18th St. At an opening reception on Sept. 23, local educators wandered through the conference and meeting rooms and began doing exactly what ED

I teach online: Blair Gifford

Professor Blair Gifford in Haiti

In this episode, Professor Blair Gifford talks about his involvement with the Haiti relief efforts and the difference him and his students were able to make.

State of Slim Campus Challenge

Debra, before and after

The numbers tell the story. During the four-month State of Slim Campus Challenge, sponsored by the Anschutz Health and Wellness Center, employees, faculty and students from the CU Anschutz Medical Campus and from CU Denver lost a total of 1,736 pounds.