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Gordon Hamby takes over in Student Government Association

Gordon Hamby

DENVER (Sept. 4, 2012) - Gordon Hamby takes over as president of the Student Government Association with hopes to improve communication channels.

CCTSI launches new online resource tool

Andrew Winn, M.D. and medical student

AURORA, Colo. (Sept. 4, 2012) - A new online resource allows researchers and students to find experts, collaborators and mentors at the University of Colorado Denver and its affiliates.

Bradley Larson, Wildlife Intern

Bradley Larson, Wildlife Intern

DENVER (Sept. 4, 2012) - Bradley Larson, a psychology and biology major at CU Denver, cared for baby cheetahs as part of his internship at Wildlife Safari, a zoological park in Winston, Ore.

Volunteer Fair shows students local opportunities

DENVER (Sept. 5, 2012) - Students were shown many different volunteer opportunities at today’s Volunteer Fair.

New affiliation boosts community health options

Lilly Marks, vice president for health affairs at the University of Colorado, cuts ribbon at King Soopers announcing partnership

DENVER (Sept. 5, 2012) – The University of Colorado Health Partners, The Little Clinic and King Soopers announced an affiliation to offer consumers more options for healthcare services and access to professionals.

Student Life hopes to bring students together

Students on Auraria Campus

DENVER (Sept. 6, 2012) - The Office of Student Life has several activities planned on campus to bring students together and enhance diversity.

Buechner Breakfast focuses on creating healthy cities

Panelists discuss health and the built environment at the Buechner Breakfast Sept. 7.

DENVER (Sept. 7, 2012) - The difference between a secure and appealing neighborhood and one that's unsafe and unconnected translates into gaps in residents' physical and mental well being.

Anschutz-hosted fair promotes safety in workplace, home

AURORA, Colo. (Sept. 7, 2012) - A Safety Fair on the Anschutz Medical Campus promoted safety in the workplace as well as in all other aspects of life.

'Awesome and inspiring'

Provost Nairn and Charles Ferguson

DENVER (Sept. 10, 2012) - The annual Faculty Excellence awardees were announced in April. Then, the Denver Campus honorees were recognized Sept. 7 during a reception in the North Classroom atrium.

Business School brings 'Knowledge Exchange' to campus

DENVER (Sept. 10, 2012) - The Business School has begun a Knowledge Exchange program to enhance the real-world experience of students and faculty.

OIA hosts Study Abroad fair

DENVER (Sept. 10, 2012) – The University of Colorado Denver l Anschutz Medical Campus offers and facilitates a range of international education opportunities that span the globe. Info available at today's fair.

The nursing class of 1962 holds reunion

AURORA, Colo. (Sept. 11, 2012) - The Nursing class of 1962 held its 50 year reunion on the 9th and Colorado campus this past weekend

Appreciative Regents name Wartgow Chancellor Emeritus

Jerry Wartgow

BOULDER, Colo. (Sept. 11, 2012) -- Fitting honors were given today to Jerry Wartgow, who recently stepped down from the role of chancellor at the University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus.

Technology Awareness Day sheds light

AURORA, Colo. (Sept. 12, 2012) - The Technology Awareness Day on the Anschutz Medical Campus brought showcased services and opportunities on campus for support services.

Engineering students race electric barstool on Salt Flats

CU Denver engineering students race their motorized barstool at the Utah Salt Flats

BONNEVILLE SALT FLATS, Utah (Sept. 13, 2012) - Moments after tumbling across the desert hardpan, engineerng student Eric Paquette brushed salt from his knee, gazed at the endless white horizon and considered what just happened.

Fall Fest continues rain or shine

DENVER (Sept. 13, 2012) - The annual Fall Fest was held on the Auraria Campus yesterday and today despite the rain.

CAP to offer undergraduate degree at Denver Campus

DENVER - The University of Colorado Denver is introducing a pre-professional bachelor’s degree. The Board of Regents and Colorado Department of Higher Education approved the new Bachelor of Science In Architecture this week.

#1 Academic medical center – again

AURORA, Colo. (Sept. 14, 2012) – University HealthSystem Consortium (UHC) has just named the University of Colorado Hospital (UCH) as the highest-performing academic hospital in the United States for delivering quality health care.

Constitution Day honors iconic American document

Pauline Maier, an American history scholar, speaks on the Bill of Rights during Constitution Day at CU Denver

DENVER (Sept. 14, 2012) - In a presidential election year where the Constitution is oft-invoked in political rhetoric and wielded as partisan artillery, the history and complexity of this iconic document are as relevant as ever.

Emergency room doctors work, treat patients on Andean peak

CU physicians work, treat patients atop remote Andean peak

AURORA, Colo. (Sept. 17, 2012) - Working on a remote, barren peak in the Bolivian Andes, Ryan Paterson, MD, and his colleagues came face-to-face with everything from altitude sickness to appendicitis to complications of sickle cell anemia.

Human Resources discussing updates to several policies

DENVER (Sept. 17, 2012) - Human Resources Chief Kevin Jacobs talked about scheduled and proposed personnel policy changes during the Exempt Professional Assembly meeting.

Students given opportunity for quick volunteering

DENVER (Sept. 18, 2012) - Stop and Serve was held on the Auraria Campus today giving students a chance to do quick, on-campus volunteering.

Open house highlights services of Center for Faculty Development

Attendees enjoy chatting at the CU Denver Center for Faculty Development open house

DENVER (Sept. 18, 2012) - Rebecca Fisher and Christine Blake from the ESL Academy found just the kind of information they were looking for at the Center for Faculty Development open house.

Auraria Library hosts renovation campaign gala

Gala held for renovation campaign for Auraria Library

DENVER (Sept. 18, 2012) - The Auraria Library Illumination Gala was held recently to raise funds and to promote awareness.

How to have a life of joy

Patch Adams

DENVER (Sept. 19, 2012) - Patch Adams was on the Auraria Campus as well as the Anschutz Medical Campus to talk to students about living a life of joy.

U.S. education officials hold roundtable on assistive technology

Sue Swenson, an official with the U.S. Department of Education, speaks about assistive technology at CU Denver

DENVER (Sept. 19, 2012) - A federal education official led a roundtable discussion on assistive technologies with parents and students with disabilities. Assistive Technology Partners and PEAK Parent Center hosted the talk.

Chancellor tells high school students to follow passions

CU Denver Chancellor Don Elliman talks to students at Green Mountain High School

LAKEWOOD, Colo. (Sept. 19, 2012) - Chancellor Don Elliman told an audience of high school students that his wish for them is to find a career so invigorating that they wake up each day looking forward to going to work.

Movshovitz on Silent Film Festival

DENVER (Sept. 19, 2012) - Denver film critic and CU Denver Professor Howie Movshovitz talks about this year's Silent Film Festival.

Curtain rising on Silent Film Fest's second year

CAM-produced Silent Film Festival returns for second year

DENVER (Sept. 20, 2012) - The inaugural Denver Silent Film Festival, presented by University of Colorado Denver, College of Arts and Media, was an instant success last year. And, this season’s event is expected to be a sell-out. 

Education Trust recognizes increasing students-of-color graduation rates

CLAS student

DENVER (Sept. 20, 2012) - The University of Colorado Denver is recognized in a just-released report by The Education Trust highlighting the work of colleges to improve the graduation rates of students of color, a fast-growing demographic in America.

Campus police issue bike theft alert

Authorities alert CU Denver students to lock up bicycles

DENVER and AURORA, Colo. (Sept. 20, 2012) Law enforcement officials on both the Anschutz Medical Campus in Aurora and the Auraria Campus in downtown Denver have received numerous reports of stolen bicycles.

Microsoft highlights university as SharePoint case study

Microsoft highlights university as SharePoint case study

DENVER - The university's change to a new web platform is highlighted in a case study by Microsoft. The changeover took about two years and required the collaboration of thousands of faculty and staff.

5th annual Women's Health Research Day

5th annual Women’s Health Research Day

AURORA, Colo. (Sept. 21, 2012) - The 5th Annual Women's Health Research Day was held on the Anschutz Medical Campus highlighting diabetes in women.

The Obesity Society honors James O. Hill, Ph.D

James O. Hill, Ph.D

Aurora (Sept. 24, 2012) – The Obesity Society held its 2012 Annual Scientific Meeting in San Antonio and honored the University of Colorado Anschutz Health and Wellness Center's executive director, James O. Hill, PhD.

Curtain falls on Silent Film Fest second year

DENVER (Sept. 24, 2012) - The second annual Silent Film Festival wrapped Sunday with as big of a success as the previous year.

CU Denver Business School receives $300,000

DENVER (Sept. 24, 2012) — The Surplus Lines Association of Colorado has committed $300,000 to the Risk Management and Insurance (RMI) program at University of Colorado Denver Business School.

Women in non-profit panel opens eyes

Women in non-profit panel

DENVER (Sept. 25, 2012) - The Women's Resource Center with the Career Center and the Experiential Learning Center hosted a "Women in Non-Profit" panel for students to learn about working in the non-profit sector.

Funny Field Day 2012 a big kick

Funny Field Day 2012

DENVER (Sept. 25, 2012) - The annual Funny Field Day went off without a hitch with many events and lots of laughter.

New faculty members get festive reception at chancellor's home

The Pfender family enjoys the New Faculty Welcome reception at the home of Chancellor Don Elliman.

GREENWOOD VILLAGE, Colo. (Sept. 25, 2012) - The Pfender family, recent arrivals from Germany, were among the many faculty members who enjoyed food and camaraderie at the New Faculty Welcome Monday evening.

Internship and Job Fair a great success

Internship and Job Fair fall 2012

DENVER (Sept. 26, 2012) - The annual Internship and Job Fair was held on the Auraria Campus today with many new employers offering both internships and professional positions.

Summit focuses on experiential STEM learning

Brad McLain speaks as part of the Colorado Experiential STEM Learning Network

GOLDEN, Colo. (Sept. 26, 2012) - Before attendees at the Colorado Experiential STEM Learning Network (CESLN) summit got down to business in breakout sessions, a state education official painted a picture of today's job market.

Sustainability as 'good business'

'Getting Green by Going Green' in the Lawrence Street Center, Terrace Room

DENVER (Sept. 26, 2012) - Local business representatives, students, faculty and staff met for breakfast this morning to learn more about sustainability in the business world.

'Saucy September' launches food demo's on the Anschutz Medical Campus

'Saucy September'

AURORA, Colo. (Sept. 27, 2012) - 'Saucy September' marks the launch of healthy cooking demonstrations at the Health and Wellness Center on the Anschutz Medical Campus.

Vets consider lessons learned after world moved to brink of nuclear war

Military veterans reflect on the Cuban Missile Crisis 50 years later during a CU Denver program

DENVER (Sept. 27, 2012) - Tensions roiling the Caribbean were 2,000 miles away from Montana in 1962. Five retired U.S. military veterans spoke at "Too Close for Comfort: The Cuban Missile Crisis 50 Years Later" at CU Denver Wednesday.

Children's Hospital Colorado opens East Tower

Children's Hospital Colorado on Sept. 27 opens new East Tower

AURORA, Colo. (Sept. 27, 2012) - Children's Hospital Colorado (Children’s Colorado) – one of the nation's top children's hospitals – officially opened its new 355,000-square-foot East Tower Thursday on its main campus in Aurora.

'Focus is prevention' in Occupational Health Program


AURORA, Colo. (Sept. 28, 2012) - The Occupational Health Program has lowered prices for vaccines and other services while extending the hours of its clinic.

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