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$2 million endowment will expand architecture exchange program

Zuhair Fayez and Mark Gelernter

DENVER (Feb. 10, 2015) – A $2 million gift from CU alumnus and Saudi Arabian businessman Zuhair Fayez will enable the expansion of an exchange program for students from CU Denver and Dar Al-Hekma University, a women’s college in Saudi Arabia.

$1.5 million gift to medicine

Building 500

AURORA, Colo. (Dec. 16, 2014) – The CU School of Medicine has received a $1.5 million estate gift from an early CU professor of orthopedics—nearly 70 years after his death—to fund a new endowment in bone pathology research.

Crowd control exercise staged on the Anschutz Medical Campus

Crowd control exercise

AURORA, Colo (Oct. 16, 2014) - Law enforcement personnel representing the University of Colorado Denver Police and Aurora Police departments staged a crowd control exercise on the Anschutz Medical Campus on October 15, 2014

Lisa Douglas named vice chancellor for CU South Denver

Lisa Douglas

DENVER (Sept. 19, 2014) - Lisa M. Douglas, associate vice chancellor for budget and finance at CU Denver | Anschutz since 2011, is immediately taking on the role of vice chancellor for CU South Denver, reporting to chancellor Don Elliman.

Expect overnight lane closures along Colfax

AURORA, Colo. (Sept. 12, 2014) - Overnight lane closures scheduled along Colfax near Anschutz Medical Campus.

CU receives record property donation

DENVER (Sept. 11, 2014) – CU has received the largest real estate donation in the institution’s 138-year history - a $40 million gift of The Wildlife Experience facility in Douglas County from Dave and Gail Liniger.

CAM names new dean

Laurence Kaptain

DENVER (Aug. 20, 2014) – After a national search, the University of Colorado Denver has announced the appointment of Laurence Kaptain, DMA and FRSA, to Dean of the College of Arts & Media (CAM).

CU Denver | Anschutz major driver of Colorado economy

Denver, CO

DENVER (Aug. 12, 2014) - The University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus continues to be a major engine of state growth, contributing over $3 billion to the Colorado economy.

Key access roads closed


AURORA, Colo. (June 20, 2014) - Construction work around the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus will likely mean some traffic tie-ups beginning June 25, 2014.

Traffic Alert: Montview Blvd. Closing June 25, 2014

AURORA, Colo. (June 19, 2014) - Montview Boulevard will be closed between Victor Street and Fitzsimons Parkway June 25 through July 25, 2014, as part of the VA Hospital construction project.

Today takes a summer break

(May 28, 2017) - Starting the week of June 9, 2014, the e-newsletter Today will go on hiatus for the summer.

College of Nursing campaign unveiled

Campaign unveiled during National Nurses Week

AURORA, Colo. (May 14, 2014) - CU College of Nursing faculty, staff and students gathered May 9 to celebrate the profession and roll out an official new image campaign at the National Nurses Week Celebration and Ice Cream Social.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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."

Anschutz Medical Campus safe following shooting incident

Breaking News

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

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