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Realities of war documented in new exhibition

Fulginiti Pavilion

AURORA, Colo. (April 2, 2014) - Injured veterans are the focus of a new art exhibit opening at the Fulginiti Pavilion for Bioethics and Humanities at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus.

Teens: Apply NOW for CAM’s Summer Music Industry Program!

SMIP Students

DENVER (April 2, 2014) – Offered to high school students ages 14-18, the University of Colorado Denver’s Summer Music Industry Program is designed to show students what it takes to be a musician today.

Diversity encouraged at networking event

DENVER, Colo. (April 2, 2014) - A handful of ethnically diverse Denver professionals gather to applaud students on campus for their cultural individuality, and encourage them to use their unique strengths to succeed in a professional world.

Philanthropy at Work: Sonja Foss

Sonja Foss

DENVER (April 3, 2014) - A bequest from CU Denver Communications Professor Sonja Foss will enable graduate students and faculty members to attend conferences, visit archives, complete study abroad semesters, and fill key departmental operational needs.

Smith named executive director of CU's south Denver expansion

Tony Smith is the new executive director of CU's south Denver expansion

PARKER, Colo.—Tony Smith thrives on helping students to reach their full potential. He also loves chatting with employers about workforce needs. So he jumped at the chance to lead the CU's forward-thinking expansion into south Denver.

Four TJ Award winners tied to University of Colorado Denver

The 2014 CU winners of Thomas Jefferson Awards attend reception at CU Denver

DENVER—A high-achieving group of academics, all with a great devotion to the humanities and community service, received Thomas Jefferson Awards at a dinner and reception at the University of Colorado Denver on April 2.

Groundbreaking next step for bioscience partnership

Chancellor Elliman speaking at the Bioscience groundbreaking

AURORA, Colo. (April 4, 2014) - The groundbreaking in Aurora for the new Bioscience 2 building was held on the Fitzsimons side of the Anschutz Medical Campus.

CU receives warm welcome from south Denver community

Sky Ridge Medical Center CEO Maureen Tarrant talks about the benefits of CU's arrival at the south Denver reception

PARKER, Colo.(April 7, 2014)—The University of Colorado received a warm welcome from the south Denver community at a reception to announce the university's arrival in the fast-growing region.

Faculty honored for 25 years of service

Alan R. Seay, MD and Randall J. Cohrs, PhD

AURORA, Colo. (April 7, 2014) - Seventy-four CU Denver l CU Anschutz faculty members were honored for 25 years of service to the University during a reception last week in the Trivisible Room at CU Anschutz.

Engineering colleagues win NIH grant to develop spinal cages

DENVER and AURORA, Colo. (April 7, 2014) - Mechanical Engineering Assistant Professors Christopher Yakacki and Dana Carpenter received a National Institutes of Health grant to develop spinal cages.

New towns going up in developing nations pose major risk to the poor

Semi-pucca housing structure in the Naya Patti settlement.

DENVER (April 10, 2014) - Satellite city projects across the developing world are putting an increasing number of poor people at risk to natural hazards and climate change, according to a new study from the University of Colorado Denver.

Degree Within Reach launches at CU Denver

Reverse Transfer program launches at CU Denver and other Colorado institutions

DENVER (April 7, 2014)—The Colorado Department of Higher Education has launched a new program that will make it easier for transfer students—and those who have spent years in college without earning a degree—to get the credentials they deserve.

CU researchers unraveling what’s behind the sniffles

Blowing nose

AURORA, Colo. (April 11, 14) – Scientists at the University of Colorado School of Medicine have shed light on one of the most common of ailments – the runny nose. Understanding the cause could lead to a cure.

Success stories abound at Boots to Suits celebration

Izzy Abbass speaks at the Boots to Suits Salute on April 9 at Sullivan's Steak House in Denver.

DENVER (April 15, 2014)—Aaron Torres is one of the many success stories produced by Boots to Suits, the innovative CU Denver program that helps veterans transition into civilian careers.

Coe served as resident artist/composer for Festival of Women Composers

Photograph from Blasket Island Songbook

DENVER (Apr. 11, 2014) CAM's Judith Coe and music colleagues will present A Blasket Island Songbook featuring Celtic-inspired pop songs Thursday, April 17, 7:30 p.m., in the King Center Recital Hall on the Auraria Campus.

Milo pumps up college spirit at Hill Middle School

CU Denver's Milo the Lynx helps Hill Middle School students celebrate SOAR winners

DENVER (April 14, 2014)—Milo the Lynx made such an impression on eighth-grader Elizabeth Cardenas at Hill Campus of Arts and Sciences that she went home and talked to her mom about college.

Léon Krier meets with CAP students and faculty

Renowed architect Krier meets CAP students and faculty

DENVER (April 14, 2014) - One of the world's leading architects and urbanists, Léon Krier recently met with students and faculty at CU Denver's College of Architecture and Planning.

Crowd enjoys CU Anschutz 2014 Spring Fling

Grilling at CU Anschutz Spring Fling 2014

AURORA, Colo. (April 14, 2014) - Cool evening temperatures April 10 didn't keep students away from the 'quad' on the Anschutz Medical Campus.

Former CU president Albino leads project on oral health of underserved kids

Former CU president Judith Albino

AURORA, Colo. (April 15, 2014) - Judith Albino, the first woman president of the University of Colorado, now leads a CU project to address crucial oral health issues among American Indian and Alaska Native children.

Joe Bonham Project exhibit at the Fulginiti Pavilion

Artists Steve Mumford (left) and Michael D. Fay

AURORA, Colo. (April 15, 2014) - The courageous and traumatic stories of injured U.S. service members and their families are depicted in the “Joe Bonham Project: Drawing the Stories of America’s Wounded Veterans” exhibit at the Fulginiti Pavilion.

International College Beijing students visit Arches National Park

International College Beijing student climbingv Arches National Park

ARCHES NATIONAL PARK, Utah - For International College Beijing students at CU Denver, spring break allowed time for outdoor adventures in the beautiful American West.

2014 hPod Health Professions Opportunity Day

Young students get hands-on experience in health care

AURORA, Colo. (April 17, 2014) - More than 200 young students participated in the 2014 Health Professions Opportunity Day at the Anschutz Medical Campus.

Digital animation student wins coveted PIXAR internship

CU Denver digital animation student Jeremy Kuehn wins a coveted internship at PIXAR

DENVER (April 17, 2014)—Jeremy Kuehn has known since fifth grade that he wanted to be a film animator. The CU Denver student is one of only nine students selected for a coveted internship with PIXAR.

Extreme Weight Loss begins at Anschutz Health and Wellness Center

Anschutz Health and Wellness Center

AURORA, Colo. (April 21, 2014) - The ABC Television Network will air 13 two-hour episodes of the hit series “Extreme Weight Loss,” a unique, non-competitive show about weight loss transformations.

Aspen Ideas Festival shines spotlight on Anschutz Medical Campus

Robin Shandas, Ph.D., of the CU Bioengineering Department will be a featured speaker at the Aspen Ideas Festival

AURORA, Colo. (April 21, 2014)—In Aspen's high mountain air this summer the spotlight will shine on the Anschutz Medical Campus and its advances in medicine, biotechnology and health care.

CU Denver exhibits captivate TEDxYouth crowd

Middle school boy enjoys trying out augmented reality technology at TEDxYouth event

DENVER (April 21, 2014)—A steady stream of middle and high schoolers were captivated by CU Denver's augmented reality exhibit and other displays at TEDxYouth@MileHigh at Ellie Caulkins Opera House on April 16.

Staff Council hosts breakfast for 300 in Terrace Room

Hundreds turn out for Staff Appreciation Breakfast at CU Denver

DENVER (April 21, 2014) - Breakfast was served bright and early Monday morning in the Lawrence Street Center Terrace Room.

Research shows impact of Facebook unfriending

DENVER (April 22, 2014) - Two studies from the University of Colorado Denver are shedding new light on the most common type of `friend' to be unfriended on Facebook and their emotional responses to it.

Seventh-graders raise money for Alzheimer's research

Huntington Potter accepts check from Graland Country Day School students

AURORA, Colo. (April 22, 2014) - A $3,000 check from local seventh-graders was presented to the Linda Crnic Institute for Down Syndrome at the University of Colorado School of Medicine to aid research into Alzheimer’s disease.

CU Denver a cappella groups Mix and Lark win Mile High Vocal Jam

Mix and Lark

DENVER (April 23, 2014) - Two a cappella groups out of CU Denver's College of Arts & Media took the stage and won the top two awards again this year at the Mile High Vocal Jam last weekend.

Spring Fling draws sensational turnout

CU Denver students crowd around the Learn with Purpose button display at a Spring Fling booth

DENVER (April 25, 2014)—Sarah Geary and Britany Trujillo, both CU Denver freshmen studying biology, decided to come to campus early on Thursday just so they'd have time for the food, fun and games of Spring Fling 2014.

Training innovative leaders

Dr. Malik Kahook

AURORA, Colo. (April 25, 2014) - Innovation was the theme for the 2014 cohort of the Leadership for Innovative Team Science (LITeS) program, who shared their collaborative projects and were recognized for their achievements on April 18.

Anschutz campus hosts Aspen Ideas Festival preview

Kathy Walsh and Huntington Potter at the Aspen Ideas Festival

The groundbreaking research into Alzheimer’s disease carried out at the Anschutz Medical Campus was one of the main topics at “An Evening of Conversation” to preview the 10th annual Aspen Ideas Festival.

Employee philanthropists thanked at luncheon

Professors and development officers at CU Denver celebrate employee philanthropy at luncheon

DENVER (April 28, 2014)—If you want to make your time at CU Denver even more rewarding than it already is, consider giving back. That was the message delivered at the CU Denver Faculty/Staff/Retiree luncheon April 25.

Student works showcased at 17th Annual RaCAS

RaCAS participants

AURORA, Colo. (April 29, 2014) - It almost didn't happen. But due to the efforts of faculty and support staff, the 17th Annual Research and Creative Activities Symposium (RaCAS) was held on April 25.

MBA graduates stress education and networking

MBA graduates of the CU Denver Business School share stories about careers with students

DENVER (April 30, 2014)—The MBA Student Organization recently held a “What I Did With My MBA” event to help prepare students for life after CU Denver. The event featured a panel of CU Denver graduates who are now working in various fields.

2014 Earth Month observed at CU Anschutz

Eco-friendly cars at Anschutz campus for Earth Month

AURORA, Colo. (April 30, 2014) - Our university colleages at CU Anschutz mark Earth Month on Tuesday.

Skinner Middle School recognizes 2014 'champions'

Dirk Boden, Marilyn Leff, Brenda Vasquez, Michele Koyama and Virginia Sarapura

AURORA, Colo. (April 30, 2014) - For the fourth year Denver Public School's (DPS) Skinner Middle School has formally acknowledged the value of the university's partnership for their students and the community.

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