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ABC’s "Extreme Weight Loss" Comes to University of Colorado

AURORA, Colo. (July 1, 2013) - The CU Anschutz Health and Wellness Center has been selected for the fourth season of ABC’s hit series "Extreme Weight Loss."

Student awarded UROP grant for project showcased at local gallery

Laura Phelps Rogers' exhibit at Denver's EDGE Gallery

DENVER (July 2, 2013) - Laura Phelps Rogers completed coursework at the College of Arts & Media, to earn her undergraduate degree in sculpture this spring. See her at Denver’s EDGE Gallery.

Alternative Break 2013 takes students to Guatemala

About to plant 1000 trees

QUETZALTENANGO, Guatemala (July 18, 2013) – Shortly after the spring semester ended, a group of 15 CU Denver undergraduate students and four staff members headed to Guatemala for the first international ‘Alternative Break.’

CU research links Type 1 diabetes to infants’ diet

Anderson eating baby food by mightyb

AURORA, Colo. (July 9, 2013) - Infants who get their first solid food before 4 months of age and after 6 months may have a higher risk of developing Type 1 diabetes, University of Colorado researchers have found.

University among most underrated according to new ranking

DENVER (July 9, 2013) - Business Insider is taking a closer look at top universities as rated by U.S. News and World Report, and it’s giving a nod to our university as one of the most underrated schools in the country.

Auraria Library official is guest presenter in Colombia

Meg Sica-Brown stands outside Auraria Library

DENVER (July 11, 2013) - Meg Brown-Sica returned to Colombia 27 years after her first visit, this time bringing a career's worth of knowledge to share as a special guest at Pontificia Universidad Javeriana's master's degree library science program.

Colorado School of Public Health marks five years

AURORA, Colo. (July 11, 2013) - This month marks the five-year anniversary of the Colorado School of Public Health, a collaboration of three universities aimed at promoting healthy communities here and around the world.

Office of Campus Student Services at Anschutz Medical Campus

AURORA, Colo. (July 11, 2013) - To better reflect the broad range of services offered, the Student Assistance Office recently changed its name to the Office of Campus Student Services (OCSS).

CU health and research experts showcased by local TV station

Anschutz Medical Campus

AURORA, Colo. (July 15, 2013) - Last spring reporters for Fox 31 interviewed specialists from the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus about everything from where germs lurk in your kitchen to women’s health issues to allergies.

University of Colorado Hospital ranked best in state - again

University of Colorao Hospital

AURORA, Colo. (July 16, 2013) - U.S. News and World Report ranks the University of Colorado Hospital as the best hospital in Colorado with five specialties among the nation’s best and nine others as “high performing.”

CU doctors seek cure for Zimbabwe’s ailing healthcare training

University of Zimbabwe, College of Health Sciences

AURORA, Colo. (July 16, 2013) - When government and health leaders in Zimbabwe wanted to improve their ailing medical education system, they teamed up with experts at the University of Colorado School of Medicine. Early results are promising.

CU Day at Elitch's 2013

MILO and kids at Elitch Gardens

DENVER (July 16, 2013) - More than 400 CU faculty, staff and students -- from across the CU System -- along with family and friends gathered July 13 for CU Day at Elitch Gardens.

Forum focuses on achieving energy efficiency in historic buildings

Ken Bettenhausen, co-chair of CU Denver Business School's Managing for Sustainability program, talks at energy efficiency forum

DENVER (July 18, 2013) - A Wyoming lawmaker has a different outlook on alternative energy systems thanks to what he learned at the CU Denver Business School's "Achieving High Performance in Historic Buildings" forum at the State Capitol.

Fundraising hits high mark on campuses

Anschutz Medical Campus and Denver Campus

DENVER and AURORA, Colo. (July 23, 2013) - Fundraising for the University of Colorado Denver hit an all-time high in fiscal year 2013, while the Anschutz Medical Campus led all campuses in the University of Colorado system with $54 million in donations.

Guatemalan donors visit campus

Fernando and Gustavo Bolaños visit the Anschutz Medical Campus

AURORA, Colo. (July 23, 2013) – When Fernando and Gustavo Bolaños gave the Colorado School of Public Health $1 million to build a medical center on their banana plantation in Guatemala, they expected results and they expected them fast.

Summer orientation welcomes new CU Denver students

New students on Denver Campus

DENVER (July 25, 2013) - New student orientation sessions have been held most Fridays this summer on the CU Denver campus -- so far welcoming 850 new students getting set to begin classes this fall.

Students audition to be face of CU Denver

CU Denver student Natalia Gayou takes direction from filmmaker Shaun Boyte at commercial casting call

DENVER (July 25, 2013) - About 50 CU Denver students turned out for a casting call at Tivoli Commons Wednesday. They may end up starring in CU Denver's first-ever TV commercials, which will begin airing this fall.

Argys named interim CLAS dean; Howard returning to New Mexico State

Professor Laura Argys, PhD

DENVER (July 30, 2013) - Provost Nairn announced a leadership transition in the College of Liberals Arts and Sciences with Dean Howard returning to New Mexico State and Profesor Laura Argys named interim dean effective August 1.

Tibetan independence looks unlikely

Potala Palace, Tibet

DENVER (Aug. 1, 2013) - For those still nursing dreams of a free Tibet ruled by a smiling, benevolent Dalai Lama, Stephen Hartnett has some bad news.

School of Public Affairs hosts emergency response conference

DENVER (July 31, 2013) - CU Denver's Buechner Institute in the School of Public Affairs hosted a conference of emergency response planning personnel from area agencies.

CU Succeed teachers head to the classroom

 High school teachers involved with CU Succeed

DENVER (July 31, 2013) - High school teachers involved with CU Succeed recently met at CU Denver as they prepare for the new school year.

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