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American Indian students tour CU Denver

A student visits information booths in the North Classroom at CU Denver

DENVER (Nov. 4, 2013) - CU Denver received attention from students attending the national American Indian Science and Engineering Society (AISES) conference -- both at a Graduate School booth and a tour of CU Denver campus on Friday.

Amendment 66 debated by CU Denver panel

Buechner Breakfast panel debates the pros and cons of Amendment 66 at CU Denver

DENVER (Nov. 4, 2013) - The education reform aims of Amendment 66 are widely embraced, but the means to achieve those ends -- a two-tier income tax hike that exempts corporations -- divided Friday's Buechner Breakfast panel.

Studies show wide support for school-based health centers

South High School, Denver

AURORA, Colo. (Nov. 4, 2013) – Two new studies show that parents and students have highly positive views of school-based health centers and suggest that they can serve as the 'medical home' for an often low-income, at-risk population.

CU Denver Counseling Center new location; open house

DENVER (Nov. 4, 2013) - CU Denver Counseling Center to host open house in new location, Tivoli 4th floor.

Leaders in health care, economics recognized as Distinguished Professors

Paul A. Bunn Jr., MD and Steven Medema, PhD recognized as Distinguished Professors

DENVER and AURORA, Colo. (Nov. 1, 2013) – The University of Colorado has announced two new Distinguished Professors, the most prestigious honor given to faculty across the CU system.

Student-Life-sponsored-Bake-Off-results

Best Pie

DENVER (Nov. 6, 2013) – A few crumbs are all that’s left of Amy Foss’s Spiced Pear and Apple Pie. That’s because voters gobbled it up in the Student Life-sponsored CU Denver Bake Off.

Health care workers trained on Rx drug abuse

AURORA, Colo. (Nov. 5, 2013) - A Colorado health care training course designed to curb prescription drug abuse, reports preliminary data that state-wide chronic pain prescription practices are changing since first offering the training a year ago.

Agreement to commercialize implantable glaucoma treatment device

Galaxy Ophthalmics to develop improved glaucoma therapy

AURORA, Colo. (Nov. 5, 2013) – Galaxy Ophthalmics and CU have completed an exclusive option agreement to allow the company to commercialize an implantable medical device to help prevent loss of vision resulting from glaucoma.

Karen Jackson participates in Colorado Diet pilot program

Karen Jackson

AURORA, Colo - The Colorado Diet focuses on how to reignite, rebuild, and reinforce the body's fat-burning engines to develop a Mile-High-Metabolism.

New CAM produced film focuses on women motorcyclists

New CAM-produced film at CU Denver focuses on the passion of women motorcyclists

DENVER (Nov. 7, 2013) -- Michelle Carpenter, an assistant professor in Digital Design in the College of Arts & Media, has produced a new film that goes full throttle into the world of women motorcycle riders.

Veteran’s Day Salute includes Fireworks

DENVER (Nov. 7, 2013) – It is being billed as the biggest Veteran’s Day celebration in city history and the University of Colorado Denver is right in the middle of it.

Political panel examines lessons learned in election

Tuesday was election day in Colorado

DENVER (Nov. 7, 2013) - Three things are clear in the wake of Tuesdays' election: Tax increases for education remain unpopular. Sin taxes are palatable. Recall efforts are gun barrel hot, and will remain so for the foreseeable future.

Hunt joins CU Denver Equal Opportunity Programs

Deborah Esquibel Hunt

DENVER (Nov. 7, 2013) – Deborah Esquibel Hunt, PhD, has joined the CU Denver Educational Opportunities Programs.

Purple in the heart of the Anschutz Medical Campus

Purple in the heart of the Anschutz Medical Campus

AURORA, Colo. (Nov. 11, 2013) - The open space south of the Henderson parking garage on the CU Anschutz Medical Campus is now filled with approximately 45,000 flags -- some white, but mostly purple for national Pancreatic Cancer Awareness month.

Clinical Research Support Center opens

AURORA, Colo. – A new organization at the Anschutz Medical Campus is designed to help researchers focus more on their research and less on the administrative hurdles they face.

Simon awarded Center for Faculty Development grant for wildfire research

Greg Simon, PhD

DENVER (Nov. 12, 2013) – Gregory Simon, assistant professor in Geography and Environmental Sciences, has teamed up with Stanford University to research the root causes of fire vulnerability.

Shale revolution heats up global energy market

Anas Alhajji, chief economist at NGP Energy Capital Management, speaks about the shale revolution at CU Denver

DENVER (Nov. 12, 2013) - Thanks to the shale revolution, which is bringing the petrochemical industry back to the United States and increasing our oil and gas production, the global energy market is more competitive than ever.

Lewan dares students to become great leaders

Lloyd Lewan talks about daring to be a great leader at the CU Denver Business School

DENVER (Nov. 14, 2013) - Leadership is not about ego, limelight or autocracy. At the heart of a great leader is humility, graciousness and an appreciative spirit. Lloyd Lewan shared thoughts on leadership at the CU Denver Business School.

Study shows wind turbines killed 600,000 bats last year

Hoary Bat

DENVER (Nov. 15, 2013) - More than 600,000 bats were killed by wind energy turbines in 2012, a serious blow to creatures who pollinate crops and help control flying insects, according to a new study from the University of Colorado Denver.

CU Denver a cappella group wins SoJam

Mix sings their way to the top

DENVER (Nov. 18, 2013) - Returning to the national competition, SoJam, for the second year in a row, CU Denver's a cappella group Mix steals the show to take first place.

2013 Global Health Symposium highlights some of the year’s best work

Physician Assistant/Child Health Associate program in Guatemala

AURORA, Colo. (Nov. 19, 2013) - The long reach of CU's Center for Global Health was on full display last Friday, as more than 20 faculty and students presented studies on everything from HIV in Zambia to breastfeeding in Bolivia.

Business School Career Fair a huge success

Hundreds of students attended the Career Fair hosted by the CU Denver Business School

DENVER (Nov. 19, 2013) - Bryant Burciaga, dressed in a crisp suit and carrying his resume, shook hands with many potential employers at the hugely successful Career Fair hosted by the University of Colorado Denver Business School.

Greenwood joins CU Denver Ombuds Office

Katherine Greenwood

DENVER (Nov. 19, 2013) - Katherine Greenwood has joined the CU Denver | Anschutz Ombuds Office. Greenwood is assuming the responsibilities formerly held by Mary Chavez Rudolph.

Motherhood motivates Kilkenny toward healthier lifestyle

Regina Kilkenney

AURORA, Colo. (Nov. 19, 2013) – The ‘yo-yo’ effect is a common challenge many experience with weight loss efforts over the long term when the pounds return. Regina Kilkenny hopes to stop dieting ups and downs through the Colorado Diet program.

Education officials ponder next steps after Amendment 66 defeat

Panel of education and political officials talk about next steps for school reform in discussion at CU Denver

DENVER (Nov. 21, 2013) - The mantra 'do more with less' lives on. In the wake of Amendment 66's defeat at the polls, the battle to reform Colorado's decades-old and inequitable school finance formula carries on.

CU Denver Mascot Milo on pointe with The Nutcracker

Milo and the Colorado Ballet dancers

DENVER (Nov. 20, 2013) - CU Denver Mascot Milo recently met with the troupe of The Nutcracker at the Denver Performing Arts Center.

Panel says CU Denver is pivotal to growth of region

Chancellor Don Elliman and Denver Mayor Michael Hancock talk at the CU Denver 40th anniversary gala

DENVER (Nov. 21, 2013)- In the 21st century, CU Denver's impact will be more global than ever. That reality as well as other topics were discussed at our 40th anniversary panel on Nov. 20.

CU surpasses $1.5 billion Creating Futures campaign milestone

CU Anschutz Medical Campus and the Denver Campus

DENVER (Nov. 21, 2013) — CU President Bruce Benson today announced the completion of CU’s fourth-ever fundraising campaign, Creating Futures, with more than $1.521 billion in private support for CU’s four campuses.

Colorado Music Hall of Fame Inducts Chris Daniels

Judy Collins with Chris Daniels

DENVER (Nov. 26, 2013) - Music business assistant professor Chris Daniels is the first CU Denver faculty member to be inducted into the Colorado Music Hall of Fame.

Student researchers meet with Molson Coors executives

CU Denver students competing in the CFA Challenge tour the Molson Coors facility in Golden

DENVER (Nov. 26, 2013) – A team of five CU Denver students met with executives at Molson Coors Brewing Company to gain insights related to their preparations for the CFA Institute Global Research Challenge.

Summit looks at future sustainability goals

Sustainability Summit attendees view the Topsy Turvy bus as part of the summit at CU Denver

DENVER (Nov. 26, 2013) - Faculty, staff and students came together recently to learn how CU Denver is actively pursuing academic, research and facilities goals in support of a sustainable campus.

$2.5M grant to support pediatric stroke research

AURORA, Colo. – (Nov. 26, 2013) Richard J. Traystman, PhD, and his research group have been awarded $2.5 million over four years from the American Heart/Stroke Association and the Bugher Foundation.

The wheels on the bus go upside down

Denver (Nov. 27, 2013) - Students can’t help but learn about environmental science and STEM when CU Denver’s Topsy Turvy bus shows up at area schools.

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