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Achieving success, giving back, making us proud

Students at the University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus work through challenges and obstacles as they achieve their educational goals. Through these experiences, students form relationships that last long after their student years, and these bonds grow stronger as alumni engage in our extensive university network.

More than 80,000 alumni worldwide constitute a proud and loyal body that gives back through volunteering time, contributing gifts, coordinating events and forging relationships on the university's behalf with regional and state businesses and organizations. Our alumni have a real impact on our current students, who benefit from scholarships, grants, advanced technology, contemporary facilities and networking opportunities.

CU Foundation

You can make your tax-deductible gifts to the University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus through the University of Colorado Foundation. Learn more about giving to the university.

Jeff Gipson shares Oscar glory for "Frozen"

Jeff Gipson

One year ago, Jeff Gipson watched the Academy Awards 2013 and thought to himself “Wouldn’t it be great to work on a film that actually won one of those awards?” This month, Gipson is posing for photographs with an Oscar for "Frozen.”

Alumnus Mario "DJ Chonz" Rodriguez

Mario "DJ Chonz" Rodriguez

Tune in to KS 107.5 radio station, and you can hear the voice of a CU Denver alumnus. His name is Mario Rodriguez, better known as "DJ Chonz," a long-time disc jockey for Denver's largest hip-hop station and one of Colorado's most well-known DJs.

Alumni lead during flood disaster and recovery

During the floods of 2013, CU Denver alumni led the state and federal effort to save lives and property and begin recovery.

Flip the Classroom

Jon Bergmann

CU Denver alum and 28-year educator Jon Bergmann thinks he has the answer. He is making the real work happen in the classroom, not at home. He calls it a “flipped classroom."

Forty under 40 winners

Annie Davies

Four hundred thirty-five dynamic, up-and-coming city leaders under the age of 40 were nominated for the Denver Business Journal’s 2013 “Forty under 40” honor.

Urban Community Teacher Education

If you happen to visit Carolina Mendez’s kindergarten class at Goldrick Elementary School during “choice” time, you will notice her students choose to spend their free time “playing school.”

40th Anniversary

CU Denver honors a history of quality education in downtown Denver.

2012 Bard Center Winners

In June, 2012, the CU Denver Business School announced the winners of the 11th annual Bard Center for Entrepreneurship Business Plan Competition, honoring students and alumni who are new entrepreneurs.

Alumnus Mayor Michael Hancock

Mayor Michael B. Hancock

Mayor Michael B. Hancock is a graduate of the University of Colorado Denver School of Public Affairs. We recently asked him five questions about his education at the university and his work as mayor of Denver.