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CU’s Top Docs shine in 5280 magazine list

AURORA, Colo. (Aug. 1, 2013) - Nearly 200 of metro Denver’s top doctors, as listed in 5280 magazine’s August issue, are faculty members at the University of Colorado School of Medicine.

Cradle of mankind becomes classroom at Tanzania field school

NORTHERN TANZANIA (Aug. 5, 2013) - Early light spills across the vast grassland that, for centuries, has been walked only by animals and nomadic Masai tribes. The only sound and movement comes courtesy of modern man.

Students soak up African culture and nature during field school

CU Denver students Quinn Williams and Thornton Giese meet with Simon Mataro, a Masai, in Tanzania

NGORONGORO CRATER (Aug. 5, 2013) - The Landcruiser trundles under a canopy of clouds gathered on the cool and lush rim. As the vehicle descends the wooded hillside, sunlight bursts through to reveal the tawny crater floor.

Occupational Health Program gets new home

Anschutz Health and Wellness Center

AURORA, Colo. (Aug. 5, 2013) – The CU Denver l Anschutz Medical Campus Occupational Health Clinic is now open for appointments in new digs at the Anschutz Health and Wellness Center, just northwest of the prior clinic location.

School of Pharmacy staff and faculty participated in emergency drill

School of Pharmacy practices emergency response

AURORA, Colo. (August 5, 2013) - Threatening scenarios were staged in the administrative offices of the Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences as part of emergency preparedness planning.

John leads enrollment and retention effort

Carrie John is the new director of analytics for enrollment and retention at CU Denver

DENVER (Aug. 8, 2013) - Gaining deeper insight into the student experience at the University of Colorado Denver, and adjusting processes to better serve students, are critical aspects of enrollment and retention.

Allen explains why Difference Matters at Common READ

Brenda Allen, associate vice chancellor for Diversity and Inclusion at CU Denver, discusses her book at Common READ

AURORA, Colo. (Aug. 13, 2013) - While she was billed as keynote speaker to close the summer Common Community READ program, Brenda J. Allen, Ph.D., favored a "group keynote" and quickly sparked discussion on why difference matters.

New CU Denver faculty oriented on campus, teaching resources

CU Denver Professor Storm Gloor explains teaching consultation services offered to new faculty members

DENVER (Aug. 13, 2013) - With classes starting in a week, new faculty members at the University of Colorado Denver received a wealth of information about faculty and campus resources during New Faculty Orientation on Monday.

CU athletes work smarter to build athletic success

Iñigo San Millán, PhD, speaks with CU Buffs football coaches

AURORA, Colo. (Aug, 14, 2013) – Student-athletes at CU Boulder are honing their athletic performance with help from the experts at CU’s Anschutz Health and Wellness Center.

Opening day for Food Truck Row on Anschutz Medical Campus

Inaugural Food Truck Row on Anschutz Medical Campus

AURORA, Colo. (Aug. 15, 2013) –The response to Food Truck Row on the Anschutz Medical Campus yesterday exceeded every expectation.

CU Denver Block Party ready to rock downtown

Block Party 2012

DENVER (Aug. 15, 2013) - Rock bands and a rock wall are just part of the fun planned for a rockin' party along a block of CU Denver’s Lawrence Street "education corridor" on August 22.

Excitement abounds at move-in day at Campus Village

CU Denver student Jade Chatman high-tens Milo the Lynx at move-in day at Campus Village

DENVER (Aug. 15, 2013) - As he unloaded boxes in the driveway of Campus Village Apartments, Pat Brennan paused to reflect on the swirl of emotions that accompanied watching his first child go off to college.

Noel gives entertaining talk about his book and Colorado health care

Dr. Tom Noel autographs a copy of his book about the history of the University of Colorado Hospital

AURORA, Colo. (Aug. 15, 2013) - From the state's first doctor to the ailments of early settlers to the gleaming towers at the Anschutz Medical Campus, Tom "Dr. Colorado" Noel covered the colorful history of health care in Colorado on Tuesday.

Anschutz Medical Campus block party set for September

Anschutz Medical Campus

AURORA, Colo. (August 16, 13) – Bands, neighborhood food vendors and activities highlight new traditions event on the CU Anschutz Medical Campus- everyone’s invited.

Convocation pumps up spirit with gowns and speakers

CU Denver incoming freshmen enjoy the festivities at convocation

DENVER (Aug. 19, 2013) - The University of Colorado Denver cranked up the spirit dial at this year's convocation ceremony: academic regalia was worn, Milo the Lynx was afoot, and a rocking seize-your-time message was delivered by a national speaker.

Milo visits VIPs to invite them to Block Party

Denver Metro Chamber President Kelly Brough poses with Milo and a lynx shirt in her office

DENVER (Aug. 20, 2013) - Milo the Lynx prowled the halls of some of the state's most prominent leaders this week -- CU Denver alumni as well as CU President Bruce Benson -- to formally invite them to Thursday's CU Denver Block Party.

Students and faculty give medical care to homeless families

Two girls receive immunizations from CU students Katie Derington and Ania Sablik

DENVER (Aug. 22, 2013) - Some 25 University of Colorado pharmacy, nursing, medical and public health students, faculty and alumni volunteered at the Colorado Coalition for the Homeless' Stout Street Clinic on Saturday.

CU Denver boogies into new year at Block Party

CU Denver Block Party attendees boogie down at the party

DENVER (Aug. 22, 2013) - Students peaced out as hippies, staff members channeled disco divas and neighborhood residents sported neon-framed sunglasses. Everyone got their groove on at today's '70s-themed Block Party.

CU Denver to offer bachelor’s degree in Teaching, Learning and Development

DENVER (Aug. 26, 2013) - The Colorado Board of Education unanimously approved the proposal by the School of Education & Human Development to offer a Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Teaching, Learning and Development.

Former CU College of Nursing Dean Jean Watson honored as 'Living Legend'

Jean Watson, former College of Nursing Dean

AURORA, Colo. (Aug. 27, 2013) – Former University of Colorado College of Nursing Dean Jean Watson has been selected as a `Living Legend’ of the American Academy of Nursing for extraordinary contributions to her profession.

CAP celebrates beginning of new era at open house

Guests at the CAP open house enjoy the renovated second-floor space in the CU Building

DENVER (Aug. 27, 2013) - Students, faculty and staff celebrated a new beginning for the College of Architecture and Planning on Monday as CAP hosted a festive open house for its second-floor renovation in the CU Building.

Brain size may signal risk of developing an eating disorder

AURORA, Colo. (Aug. 27, 2013) - New research from the CU School of Medicine indicates that teens with anorexia nervosa have bigger brains than teens that do not have the eating disorder.

Rules of the Road apply to all on campus

AURORA, Colo. (Aug. 27, 2013) - Cars, bicycles and pedestrians can co-exist safely when everyone knows and follows the 'rules of the road.' Ignoring right of way can be a dangerous mix.

$1M gift to School of Medicine for Schrier Endowed Chair

Anschutz Medical Campus

AURORA, Colo. (Aug. 28, 2013) – Philanthropists Robert H. Allen, MD, and his wife Nancy Carroll Allen have announced a $1M commitment to the School of Medicine to create the Robert W. Schrier, MD Endowed Chair in the Department of Medicine.

CU Denver's Stefes collaborates on authoritarian regimes research

Christoph Stefes, PhD

GERMANY (August 28, 2013) - CU Denver’s Stefes collaborates on research at the Social Science Research Center regarding authoritarian regimes -- why they survive or fail.

Welcome Wednesday draws crowd to Parade Grounds

Anschutz Medical Campus Welcome Wednesday

AURORA, Colo. (August 29, 2013) – Even though temperatures were in the 90s late yesterday afternoon, more than 800 students, faculty and staff turned out for the annual Anschutz Medical Campus tradition Welcome Wednesday.

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