Skip to main content
Sign In

News Archives

March 2014

Search all news releases:


News from March 2014:

CU expands to south metro Denver

The Wildlife Experience courtyard

The University of Colorado and The Wildlife Experience, the largest cultural institution in Douglas County, will collaborate to allow CU to begin offering classes in south metro Denver in fall 2014.

New library created for injury researchers and evaluators

Researcher and neurologist, Dr. Stephen Davies

AURORA, Colo. (March 3, 2014) - Researchers who study injury and violence have created a new database and library aimed at helping fellow scientists in the field enjoy easier access to each other's work.

Career Center helps students tap into beer industry

Brewery panelists talk about Colorado's burgeoning beer industry at CU Denver Career Center event

DENVER (March 4, 2014)—Bryan Goldstein is studying music business at CU Denver, but he's also a big fan of beer. He came to the right place at "Careers in Beer" presented by the CU Denver Career Center on March 4.

Mall kiosks display how CU Denver students Learn with Purpose

Kiosks convey how CU Denver students Learn with Purpose

DENVER (March 4, 2014)—Stroll right up and see exactly how CU Denver students "Learn with Purpose." That's what pedestrians on the 16th Street Mall are invited to do at the kiosks that stand between California and Welton streets.

2014 Research and Creative Activities Symposium is April 25

RaCAS exhibit, 2012

DENVER and AURORA, Colo. (March 5, 2014) - Faculty across CU Denver and CU Anschutz recently rallied around the Research and Creative Activities Symposium (RaCAS) to keep it alive this spring.

CU Denver 'Thank-a-ton'

Milo calling in Thank-a-thon

DENVER (March 4, 2014) – The CU Denver Development Office is hosting the 2nd Annual Thank-a-Thon this week. Volunteers call donors who have supported University programs and efforts.

Marks, Aagaard talk mentoring at CU Women Succeeding

2014 CU Women Succeeding symposium

AURORA, Colo. (March 5, 2014) - More than 180 CU faculty and staff members met last week for CU Women Succeeding, the 12th annual professional development symposium presented by the Faculty Council Women’s Committee.

Special session at CU Women Succeeding Symposium

AURORA, Colo. -- CU Women Succeeding panel conversation looks a why successful partnership is about negotiating the most mundane tasks - like how to correctly prepare a peanut butter and jelly sandwich.

Honorees for 2014 Jefferson Awards announced

Charles A. Ferguson and Therese Jones, Ph.D. among those honored with the 2014 Jefferson Award

DENVER – Five members of the University of Colorado community are recipients of the 2014 Thomas Jefferson Award, among the highest honors given at CU, the state’s flagship university.

CU Denver alum shares Oscar for work on 'Frozen'

Jeff Gipson helped team Disney score an Oscar for Frozen

DENVER (March 5, 2014) - Former CU Denver College of Arts & Media student Jeff Gipson helped team Disney score an Oscar for Frozen, a 3D computer-animated musical fantasy-comedy.

Marijuana symposium features university health and public policy experts

Marijuana symposium

DENVER (March 7, 2014) - Experts from the vast spectrum of marijuana research gathered Friday to discuss the medical and public policy implications of Colorado's new cannabis laws, focusing strongly on the drug's impact on children.

Top national rankings include medicine and nursing programs

CU College of Nursing students

DENVER (March 12, 2014)– Several graduate programs at the University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus were ranked in the top 10 nationally and others were well regarded in the latest U.S. News & World Report rankings.

March is Dress in Blue Month

Fox Fox31’s Good Day Colorado 'Dress in Blue'

DENVER and AURORA, Colo. (March 12, 2014) - The month of March is set aside for colorectal cancer awareness.

Racial disparities in childbirth more environmental than genetic


DENVER (March 13, 2014) A new study investigating racial disparities in birth outcomes shows that contrary to some theories Vitamin D is unlikely to play a role in differences in preterm birth and low birth weight between African-Americans and whites.

Students dance for Brent's Place

DENVER, Colo. (March 17, 2014) - DENVER (March 13, 2013) – CU Denver students recently ‘put on their dancin’ shoes’ and kept time to the music as part of an effort to raise money for Brent’s Place.

Managing Type 1 Diabetes as an adolescent

Blood sugar reading

AURORA, Colo (March 14, 2014) - The Barbara Davis Center for Childhood Diabetes (BDC) will receive a $2.1 million grant to help teach adolescents with Type 1 diabetes how to manage their disease and improve their health outcomes and quality of life.

Stroke in children will be focus of $3 million grant


AURORA, Colo. (March 17, 2014) – Researchers at the University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus, already focused on the effects of stroke in children, will receive $3 million as part of a national effort to better understand stroke.

Parents matter more than they think in how their children eat

Family dinner

AURORA, Colo. (March 17, 2014) - A new study by a researcher at the University of Colorado School of Medicine shows that parents influence how much children eat more than they may think.

Postdoctoral research day explores creativity and innovation

Postdoctoral research day

AURORA, Colo. (March 18, 2014) - Innovation and creativity were the main themes of the fifth annual Postdoctoral Research Day. Some 60 researchers presented posters on topics from marijuana to infant weight gain.

Alzheimer's research highlighted at CU Advocacy Day

Dr. Huntington Potter of CU School of Medicine talks about Alzheimer's research at CU at the Capitol day

DENVER—Alzheimer's disease is a "tsunami which will sink us," Dr. Huntington Potter of the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Center, told a large audience at CU Advocacy Day at the state Capitol on Monday.

Anschutz campus, Aurora community, form partnership for health, jobs

Anschutz Medical Campus

AUROROA, Colo. (March 17, 2014) - A new partnership between the CU Anschutz Medical Campus, Aurora and Denver is designed to improve health and opportunity in the coommunity. Meet the Community-Campus Partnership.

All arrows point upward for Office of Admissions

Student ambassador Jeffrey Dang, left, leads a tour of the CU Denver campus, including a walk down Larimer Square

DENVER(March 17, 2014)—Chris Dowen, assistant vice chancellor of undergraduate admissions and K-12 outreach, describes admissions work at the university as an evolving journey.

CU Denver hosts annual SAAP conference

Bob Damrauer speaks at national conference

DENVER (March 17, 2014) – The CU Denver Philosophy Department in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences hosted an international gathering for the Annual Society for the Advancement of American Philosophy Conference.

Research Colorado magazine features CU Denver | Anschutz breakthroughs

DENVER, Colo. (March 18) From python genomes to altitude sickness, research at the University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus is featured in the latest edition of Research Colorado, a glossy, 108-page annual magazine.

Army couples needed for relationship study

Army boots

DENVER (Mar 19, 2014) – Researchers are currently conducting an online study called the Relationships Among Military Personnel (RAMP) project and are seeking Army soldiers and their civilian wives or girlfriends to participate.

Anschutz Medical Campus safe following shooting incident

Breaking News

AURORA, Colo. (March 19, 2014) - CU police ask Aurora officers to handle investigation.

Business plan champion reaches another milestone

The AppIt Ventures team, led by CU Denver student Rob Carpenter, gathers for a photo in downtown Denver

DENVER(March 20, 2014)—AppIt Ventures, a software startup that got rolling after winning the 2012 Bard Center for Entrepreneurship Business Plan competition at the CU Denver Business School, is going strong and just reached another milestone.

Research breakthrough explores severity of autism symptoms

AURORA, Colo. (March 24, 2014) – The same gene family that may have helped the human brain become large and complex also is linked to the severity of autism, research from the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus shows.

40 Under 40 business leaders trace success to CU Denver

CU Denver alumni selected for to the 40 Under 40 class are Sabrina D'Agosta, Kelli Kelly and Jennifer Leitsch

DENVER(March 24, 2014)—This year's group of "40 Under 40" business standouts featured three leaders who trace much of their success directly to their education at the University of Colorado Denver.

Journalists to visit Anschutz Medical Campus research and clinical sites

Aurora, Colo. (March 26, 2014) - Some 70 health care journalists from across the country are expected Thursday at the Anschutz Medical Campus as part of a conference headquartered in Denver that will feature many speakers from the University of Colorado.

Bioscience 2 Opening: A new idea, a new building

ANSCHUTZ, Colo. (March 26, 2014) - A new venture next to the Anschutz Medical Campus will take the unusual step of combining research, business and education under one roof.

Lawrence Street Center earns Energy Star certification

Lawrence Street Center, occupied by CU Denver, earns EPA Energy Star certification

DENVER (March 26, 2014) - The university’s Facilities team has partnered with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to certify the Lawrence Street Center as an Energy Star building.

The Human Touch anthology presents poetry, prose, photos and art

Human Touch photo

AURORA, Colo. (March 27) - Artistic flair was on display during a reception to celebrate the launch of the annual anthology, The Human Touch, on March 25 at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus.

CU Denver announces funding for faculty work

Research and creative activities

DENVER (March 27, 2014) - The CU Denver Office of Research Services announces a program to distribute $150,000 of discretionary funding for grants to encourage and support creative activities by faculty.

Burden of diabetic ketoacidosis still unacceptably high

Blood sugar test

AURORA, Colo. (March 31, 2014) - Diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA), a life-threatening but preventable condition, remains an important problem for youth with diabetes and their families.

Westword names Academic Building Best New Denver Building

CU Denver's new Academic Building at Larimer and Speer already receiving strong reviews

DENVER—It's still months from opening, but already accolades are pouring in for the University of Colorado Denver Academic Building. Westword named the Academic Building "Best New Building in Denver."

Louis Sullivan praises emphasis on arts, humanities at CU’s medical campus

Louis Sullivan

AURORA, Colo (March 31, 2014) - The University of Colorado’s Arts and Humanities in Healthcare program received high praise from Louis W. Sullivan, MD, former secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

2014 News Archives:

© The Regents of the University of Colorado, a body corporate. All rights reserved.

Accredited by the Higher Learning Commission. All trademarks are registered property of the University. Used by permission only.