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EHS launches new programs to help ensure safety

Medical students work in the gross anatomy lab at the Anschutz Medical Campus

AURORA, Colo. (Dec. 3, 2012) - The Environmental Health & Safety Department has launched several initiatives this year, including an online chemical inventory system and a lab training program for undergraduate students.

Filling gaps in ART in Zimbabwe

Zimbabwean art

AURORA, Colo. (Dec. 3, 2012) - The rollout of antiretroviral therapy (ART) in sub-Saharan Africa has had a major impact on people there that are effected with HIV/AIDS.

A new paperless system has been put in place for Internlink

DENVER (Nov. 29, 2012) - The Experiential Learning Center has streamlined the internship process into a paperless one.

Staff appreciated at luncheon

Staff appreication luncheon

AURORA, Colo. (Dec. 4, 2012) - The Staff Council hosted an all staff/faculty appreciation luncheon today on the Anschutz Medical Campus.

Celebrating 20 years of lottery-funded land

John Fielder signing books

DENVER (Dec. 5, 2012) - For the last 30 years John Fielder has photographed Colorado. His most recent projects has been photographing sites that have been funded by the lottery.

Assistive technologies market growing rapidly

Cathy Bodine, executive director of Assistive Technology Partners, delivers a lunch-and-learn lesson at ATP

DENVER (Dec. 5, 2012) - Assistive technology research and commercialization needs to greatly speed up, said the executive director of Assistive Technology Partners, because the demand for devices to help the disabled and elderly will soon explode.

School of Dental Medicine receives Gies Award

Students work in the School of Dental Medicine

AURORA, Colo. (Dec. 5, 2012) - The University of Colorado School of Dental Medicine has received the Outstanding Innovation Award by an Academic Dental Institution as a part of the 2013 William J. Gies Awards for Vision, Innovation, and Achievement.

Public sector careers, advising are focus of NASPAA conference

Paul Teske, dean of the School of Public Affairs, addresses the NASPAA conference

DENVER (Dec. 6, 2012) - A diverse group of career services professionals from about 40 graduate schools in public affairs, policy and administration convened today at the University of Colorado Denver for a two-day conference.

Islam means peace

Iman Kareem

DENVER (Dec. 7, 2012) - Iman Kareem talked about the true meaning of Islam during an event at the Tivoli Turnhalle.

Panel warns that Colorado on unsustainable fiscal course

Chris Adams, executive director of Engaged Public, discusses TBD Colorado at a Buechner Breakfast

DENVER (Dec. 7, 2012) - The words "fiscal cliff" weren't uttered, but the implication is not much different. Colorado is on an unsustainable fiscal course, a panel told an overflow audience in the Terrace Room this morning.

CU Cancer Center enters international agreement

AURORA, Colo. (Dec. 7, 2012) - University of Colorado Cancer Center is entering its first international agreement with National Taiwan University College of Medicine.

Graduate one of few in industry

Eva Krauss

DENVER (Dec. 11, 2012) - Eva Krauss graduated with an MS in Civil Engineering - plans to head to Houston for a job.

‘Finals Boost’ for students

Students at finals boost

DENVER (Dec. 11, 2012) - With finals looming this week, Student Life has once again brought a 'boost' to students.

Get Well at the Anschutz Health and Wellness Center

AURORA, Colo. (Dec. 11, 2012) – The Anschutz Health and Wellness Center is extending an offer that is good for one day only. The offer, one of the best ones of the year, will save new members more than $150.

Exploring better ways to track wildfires

Math professors at CU Denver are studying data assessments to track wildfires in real time.

DENVER (Dec. 12, 2012) - Using real-time data to more quickly predict the movement of wildfires is the objective of a National Science Foundation-funded research project at CU Denver.

Students get in tune with real world with music video project

Students participate in a music video for their Studio 3 class at CU Denver

DENVER (Dec. 12, 2012) - Combine a music video project with the University of Colorado Denver College of Arts & Media Design Studio 3 class, student-run CAM Records, and local community bands and you never know what you’re going to come up with.

Graduate headed to law school

Medina and her four-legged companion

DENVER (Dec. 13, 2012) - Erica Medina is graduating with a BA in Philosophy. She plans to attend law school next.

State of the School of Medicine 2012

Dean Richard D. Krugman, MD

AURORA, Colo. (Dec. 13, 2012) - Dean Richard Krugman’s 2012 State of the School focus was 'The Future is Now'. During the event, an announcement also was made about an endowed chair in Krugman’s honor.

School of Pharmacy receives grant to expand clinical pharmacy services

Eric Liang, of the CU Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, cares for a patient

AURORA, Colo. (Dec. 14, 2012) - The Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences has received a $509,000 grant to expand clinical pharmacy services and educational opportunities at safety net clinics in Colorado.

Engineering solutions to real-world problems

Engineering student Ryan Reece explains features of the TheraGO tricycle to judges at the Senior Design Competition

DENVER (Dec. 14, 2012) - Sixteen intriguing and problem-solving engineering projects were on display today in the College of Engineering and Applied Science's Engineering Design Competition in the North Classroom atrium.

College of Nursing volunteers at Food Bank of the Rockies

College of Nursing representatives volunteer at Food Bank of the Rockies

DENVER (Dec. 14, 2012) –A group from the CU College of Nursing (CON) expanded their traditional health care role of caring for others by volunteering this week at the Food Bank of the Rockies (FBR).

More than 1,300 receive degrees at fall commencement

More than 1,300 receive degrees at Fall 2012 Commencement

DENVER (Dec. 17, 2012) - The magnitude of her accomplishment in earning a bachelor's degree in psychology didn't really hit Cassandra Dreyer until she put on her robe and joined her classmates at Fall 2012 Commencement.

University remembers distinguished poet

Jake Adam York

DENVER (Dec. 17, 2012) - Jake Adam York—poet, professor, editor, and critic—passed away suddenly on December 16. While the exact cause is unknown, it’s likely that Jake suffered a stroke or aneurysm.

Researchers discover a chemical that fends off harm to organs

Holger Eltzschig, MD, PhD

AURORA, Colo. (Dec. 17, 2012) – Anesthesia is quite safe these days. But sometimes putting a patient under to fix one problem, such as heart damage, can harm a different organ, such as a kidney.

Multi-million dollar grant to improve mothers’ nutrition before pregnancy

photo by Archer10

AURORA, Colo. (Dec. 18, 2012) - CU awarded a multi-million dollar grant for research to normalize early growth of offspring of mothers in poor communities with high rates of early growth retardation.

Blanket Drive for the Homeless is in fifth year

Danny Felipe-Morales delivers blankets and coats to the Denver Rescue Mission

DENVER (Dec. 18, 2012) - Felipe-Morales hopes to collect at least 400 blankets for his fifth annual Blanket Drive for the Homeless this year. He's been gratified to see that every year more people want to contribute to the cause.

Center for Colorado & The West gets $248,000 grant

DENVER (Dec. 18, 2012) - Auraria Library has been awarded $248,000 for Action! Colorado Connecting to Collections from the Institute of Library and Museum Services.

Business students make blankets for urban peak

Business School students collaborate on assignment

DENVER (Dec. 18, 2012) - First-year Business School students decide to use funds to make blankets for homeless youth in Denver.

Trying to halt Hepatitis C’s molecular hijacking

Jeffrey Kieft, PhD

AURORA, Colo. (Dec. 27, 2012) – Researchers at the CU School of Medicine have figured out intimate details of how the hepatitis C virus takes over an invaded cell, a breakthrough that could point to way for new treatments for the virus.

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