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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: 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.

Why I teach at CU Denver and Anschutz Medical Campus

Jared Brown and Zaneta Thayer are young and new professors at CU Denver Anschutz Medical Campus

Two young standout professors appreciate the University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus for similar reasons: Research support and freedom, collaboration across disciplines, and the ability to teach.

Decoding Ethnic Labels


As an undergraduate at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), Carlos Hipolito-Delgado, PhD, knew instinctively that the ethnic labels his fellow students chose said something about their perception of themselves and their values.

Education researcher experiments with Google Glass in classroom

Bud Talbot uses Google Gass in the classroom.

#ifIhadglass, I could see if it would make me a better teacher.” With those words, Robert (Bud) Talbot III, PhD, made his case for participating in Google’s Glass Explorer Program.