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


DENVER (Oct. 29, 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.

Upgrading infrastructure could reduce future flood damage

Flood damaged road in Colorado

DENVER (Oct. 29, 2014) - The severe flooding that devastated a wide swath of Colorado last year might have been less destructive if the bridges, roads and other infrastructure had been upgraded or modernized, according to a new study from CU Denver.

Federal grant will study underrepresented minorities in biomedical research

Spero M. Manson, PhD.

AURORA, Colo. (Oct. 28, 2014) - Spero M. Manson, PhD, is part of a collaborative team that was awarded a $19 million National Research Mentoring Network (NRMN) grant for a “Diverse Biomedical Workforce” from the National Institutes of Health (NIH).

A Launchpad for young entrepreneurs

Jake Jabs Center for Entrepreneurship offers innovative Launchpad program

DENVER—Pathways to success come in many forms. Enter "Launchpad," an Entrepreneurship Certificate pioneered in collaboration between the Jake Jabs Center for Entrepreneurship and Arapahoe Community College (ACC)

Schwartz awarded NIH grant to study lung disease

David Schwartz, MD

AURORA, Colo. (Oct. 24, 2014) – A team of researchers led by David Schwartz, MD, has been awarded a $7.9 million grant from the National Heart, Blood and Lung Institute (NHLBI) to search for better treatments for idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF).

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.

Marks says CU Anschutz at inflection point

A large crowd attended Lilly Marks State of the Campus address at the Anschutz Medical Campus

AURORA, Colo.—Lilly Marks, CU vice president for health affairs and vice chancellor of CU Anschutz, challenged campus leaders to aim even higher as an academic health center known for its teaching, research and clinical programs.

Dual degree program lets students see world through landscape lens

CU Denver student Lisa Sabella made many friends in China during her year abroad

DENVER (Oct. 20, 2014)—When Lisa Sabella enrolled in the graduate landscape architecture program at CU Denver, she never imagined being able to keep her academic and career goals on track—even enhanced—while enjoying a profound Chinese adventure.

James O. Hill elected to the Institute of Medicine

AURORA, Colo. (Oct. 20, 2014) – James O. Hill, PhD, director of the Anschutz Health and Wellness Center, has been elected to the Institute of Medicine (IOM).

Annual EHS Safety Fair a Great Success

Vendors at EHS Safety Fair

AURORA, Colo. (Oct. 16, 2014) - The Environmental Health and Safety Department (EHS) at the Anschutz Medical Campus hosted its annual Safety Fair on October 2nd in the Research 2 Trivisible Room.

Crowd control exercise staged on the Anschutz Medical Campus

Crowd control exercise

AURORA, Colo (Oct. 16, 2014) - Law enforcement personnel representing the University of Colorado Denver Police and Aurora Police departments staged a crowd control exercise on the Anschutz Medical Campus on October 15, 2014

Study exposes bias in transportation system design

Study exposes bias in transportation system design

DENVER (Oct. 15, 2014) - America's streets are designed with an inherent bias toward the needs of automobiles, ignoring those of cyclists, public transit and pedestrians, a new study from CU Denver shows.

Researcher part of international team to protect ancient footprints

DENVER (Oct. 14, 2014) - University of Colorado Denver Associate Anthropology Professor Charles Musiba has been appointed to an international team of advisors dedicated to creating a museum complex showcasing a collection of ancient footprints.

Chemistry boom creates opportunities

An undergaduate teaching assistant works with a chemistry student during office hours on CU Denver campus

DENVER—A chain of events, not unlike a chemical reaction, led the University of Colorado Denver's Chemistry Department to develop an innovative "boot camp" program that trains top-flight undergraduate students to work as teaching assistants in lab.

Prescription Drug Abuse Epidemic

Colorado Attorney General John Suthers

The growing threat of prescription drug addiction and the best ways to confront the epidemic was the focus Friday of a daylong meeting of the Colorado Consortium for Prescription Drug Abuse Prevention.

Watch these students test drive health careers

Watch these students test drive health careers

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

Colorado School of Public Health named regional training center

Rocky Mountain Public Health Training Center to offer many online continuing education opportunities

AURORA, Colo.—The Colorado School of Public Health (CSPH) has been awarded federal funding to be one of 10 regional Public Health Training Centers dedicated to building the capacity of the nation's public health workforce.

Office of Research Services celebrates grant awardees

Office of Research Services at CU Denver recognizes grant awardees

DENVER—The Office of Research Services (ORS) at the University of Colorado Denver celebrated its first "class" of ORS grant awardees with a breakfast on Sept. 26.

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