DENVER--Whether gathering supplies for her children's science projects or helping high school students design a zero-gravity bed, Sara Abdelrahman knows only one way to work: full steam. She is among the many talented CU Denver graduates this fall.
DENVER—A team of civil engineering students got more than they bargained for—specifically a lesson in history and a multi-day visit to southeastern Colorado—as part of this semester's Engineer Senior Design Competition.
Students replicated the iconic “American Girl in Italy” during a study-abroad course on photography. It's so similar to the original that it has been a hit with everyone who has seen it—even the original American girl.
James Walsh decided to reinvent his classroom, using theater to inspire his students and encourage active learning. From the classroom to the community, Walsh and the Romero Troupe are using theater to bring social justice issues to light.
For me, learning with purpose goes beyond just being educated. Mostly, it’s about applying what you learn beyond the walls of the classroom to better your life and the lives around you.
DENVER - Student Affairs Associate Vice Chancellor Raul Cardenas, Jr., recently announced that the group is exploring and re-evaluating staff roles to optimize student services.
To me, learning with purpose means developing a deep connection with your studies so as to transform your life.
Through his internship with artist Patrick Marold, CU Denver student Walter Ware is living every artist’s dream: working on one of Denver’s highest-profile art projects for DIA.
DENVER—Inspired teaching can make all the difference. Matt Kelsall noticed this last summer when he took a class from Business Professor Gary Kochenberger, PhD.
AURORA, Colo.—A team explained how their "Amped" program would reduce marijuana use among adolscents. Their proposal was selected the winner of the second annual Rocky Mountain Region Public Health Case Competition.
Atallah, a CU Denver alumnus, is now the president of Global Domains at ICANN, where he directly impacts the expansion and evolution of the Internet. He came to CU Denver to discuss the future of the Internet.
DENVER—A Veteran's Day Ceremony this morning in Tivoli Turnhalle paid homage to the duty, service and integrity of our military veterans, and particularly the many student veterans who enrich the university community each day with those characteristics.
If something sounds too good to be true, it often isn’t true, but the CU Heroes Clinic at the CU School of Dental Medicine on the Anschutz Medical Campus is the exception.
DENVER (Nov. 6, 2014) – CU Denver Associate Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs Raul Cardenas, Jr., PhD, was determined to make the registration process easier for continuing students.
Dean Rebecca Kantor and the School of Education & Human Development recently hosted a two-week visit by world-renowned education scholar Carlina Rinaldi.
DENVER—The "Learn with Purpose" campaign is lifting off to new heights. CU Denver logos as well as the faces of students and faculty from our campus, will greet passengers at Denver International Airport as they stroll the Concourse C train station.
Maria Garcia is minoring in CU Denver’s new Human Development and Family Relations (HDFR) concentration in the School of Education & Human Development, the first program of its kind in the US to offer courses in Spanish.
DENVER—With clipboards in hand, a dozen CU Denver students stand in front of an English-style cottage and begin jotting down details about the well-kept home's porch, fence, windows, chimneys, shingles and gables.
DENVER—As they enjoyed a lunch of burritos, guacamole and tortilla chips, CU Denver students Emily Gall, Simi Abraham and Taylor Warner gave CU Denver's new Qdoba restaurant high marks for cuisine and convenience.
Learning with purpose, to me, means being able to apply what you learn to make the world a better place. The key to our future is through our children and their teachers’ abilities to influence success.
CU Denver hosted two educators from INDEX: Design to Improve Life, a Danish nonprofit design organization intent on inspiring, educating and engaging communities around the world.
Tiffany Joel moved to Denver from Vancouver, BC, to attend CU Denver’s School Psychology program. Now an academic year toward obtaining her doctor of psychology (PsyD) degree, she’s more certain than ever that CU Denver was the right choice.
CU Denver’s Center on Domestic Violence has introduced an ambitious new program, Mile High Healthy Relationships Alliance, designed specifically to address domestic violence with Denver students, families and communities.
A partnership between researchers at University of Colorado Cancer Center and Overland High School is enabling high school students to conduct a state-of-the-art scientific experiment with real cancer cells.
PARKER, Colo.—Gregory Stube, speaker at "Combat to Classroom: A Salute to Service," encouraged attendees to "throw your wallets at this auction." They raised over $170,000 for scholarships for combat veterans at CU Denver and CU Anschutz.
CU Denver’s “Learn with Purpose” has transformed my passion for knowledge into real-life accomplishments, and that’s much more worthwhile than just simply gaining a diploma.
DENVER—Professor Kevin Rens knows that construction projects involve everything from fine-tuned machinery to our feathered friends. The potential disturbance of a rare species' nest is one of the many issues construction engineers face on the job.
Dozens of graduate programs from CU Denver and CU Anschutz brought their best game to the 2014 Graduate School Fair on Sept. 17 at St. Cajetan’s Church on the CU Denver campus.
Since 2005, staff, faculty and students have attended the Undergraduate Experiences Symposium to discuss opportunities for growth of undergraduate education at CU Denver, but this year was all about moving from discussion to implementation.
For a fashion-conscious researcher at the Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, competing on the runway was an intriguing challenge she could not pass up.
The Lynx Center is an information one-stop-shop for all prospective and current CU Denver undergraduate and graduate students. It's there just to make the lives of students easier.
This June, the Health Sciences Library installed two Steelcase Walkstations to help students break out of their static studying routine and incorporate movement in their day.
Dawn Comstock was one of five experts invited by the White House to speak about the growing risk of concussions in adolescent sports. Comstock has made it her personal mission to make sports safer for the country’s teens with her database, RIO.
Sarah Trzeciak, Director of the Career Center, says "Learn with Purpose" is about the deeper meaning driving education. It's about working with purpose.
CU Denver's College of Architecture and Planning has been a key player in bringing the land library—a nature study center that combines a collection of books with residential facilities—to a pristine piece of Colorado history.
AURORA, Colo.—An occasional "brrrr" rose up between golf swings, volleyball bumps and bites of burrito, but the hearty souls at the Anschutz Medical Campus still turned out en masse for the second annual Anschutz Block Party on Friday
Raul Cardenas, Associate Vice Chancellor of Student Affairs, says learning with purpose is learning for change.
More than 30 students are getting real-world experience through the University Technical Assistance (UTA) program, which matches talented students with small Colorado communities that need help with urban design and planning.
Yiying Liu defines "learn with purpose" as learning what she loves. At CU Denver, she can learn what she loves to accomplish her goals.
DENVER-This year's CU Denver Block Party, with the theme "Back in Black & Gold," was bigger and better than ever.
The Pharmacist Hunter is back and he’s on a quest to discover what students (aka pharmies) do during pharmacy school at the University of Colorado Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences.
CU Denver's new academic building is not just another set of computer labs and lecture halls–it’s an innovative space designed specifically for student convenience. Here are five reasons why you should check it out.
More than 7,000 students applied to start their freshman year in fall 2014. That's 66 percent more freshman applications than CU Denver received for the academic year starting in fall 2013.
Billy Overton thinks "Learn with Purpose" means "learn with practice."
With more than 100 adventure trips each year, Outdoor Adventure uses rock climbing, canyoneering, mountaineering, kayaking, and backpacking to turn CU Denver students into adventurers.
The students, from the schools of medicine, including the MD and physician assistant program, pharmacy and nursing, visited Lamar, for five days to gain an insight into rural life.
The Denver Writing Project partners with slam poet Jovan Mays to lead teachers and young writers in a week of workshops centered on writing.
Seniors in the College of Arts and Media recently completed their group capstone project, “I Need My Monster,” a short film adaptation of a children’s book by the same name.
CU College of Nursing student Meredith Jameson, a mother of three, is excited to be able to take classes that are close to her home in Littleton.
DENVER (June 24, 2014) - Take a look at the current CU Denver catalog and you will see a course titled Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS). It may be the only academic course of its kind in the country.
DENVER—They may be young and early in their careers, but for good reason they've reached positions of influence and responsibility. Each of this year's "40 Under 40" winners who earned degrees at CU Denver trace success to their alma mater.
DENVER—Brazilians are renowned for their Carnival, soccer and zest for life. The country's flair is on display this summer as the globe watches the World Cup. In Denver, dozens of Brazilians are focusing on a different prize—enhancing their education.
Even though much of New Student Orientation is about conveying the nuts and bolts of the beginning of college, the day is also about connection.
DENVER—Penpa Dolma. The name exudes a certain grace. Penpa means "Saturday"—the day of her birth—and Dolma is a female Buddha of compassion. But Dolma, a former Tibetan refugee, once had a name devoid of poetry.
Julee Herdt was the architecture faculty lead in back-to-back wins a decade ago for CU in the prestigious U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon competition. Now she wants her students to know how it feels to innovate for sustainability—and win.
AURORA, Colo. (May 23, 2014)—The skies cleared Friday morning, bathing the Anschutz Medical Campus is bright sunshine after days of drenching rains and swirling winds. It couldn't have been a more perfect setting for spring commencement.
On Saturday, May 17, nearly 1300 graduates walked across the dais on the University of Colorado Denver campus, accepted their diplomas and began the next chapter of their lives.
Whether you’re studying at the Anschutz Medical Campus or the Denver Campus, we all have one thing in common—Colorado is our backyard and playground.
If you're in need of a good laugh, don't miss CAM's spring performance of "Noises Off" which shows the audience what happens backstage when a play falls apart onstage.
DENVER-Imagine how many more lives would pivot in a dream-fulfilling direction if financial support for CU Denver students grew exponentially. Envision how thousands more success stories would be created. Imagined 1000 MORE.
DENVER and AURORA, Colo.—CU Denver Business School students Allyson Robbins and Michelle Boyd knew they had a powerful tool in a software program that analyzes workplace operations.
Eighteen months ago, these students made CU Denver their first choice. Now, as sophomores, they explain why that was the right decision.
The University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus awards more graduate degrees than any other public institution in the state—and more of these graduates are entering growing and highly compensated fields.
CU Denver's Peer Advocate Leaders (PALs) provide mentoring and peer-level support for first-year students to help them feel comfortable on campus, succeed academically and, ultimately, graduate.
In his first year, Milo the Lynx has helped CU Denver build community and create school pride.
When Jill Wilschke, LMFT, arrived at CU Denver as the new veteran mental health specialist, she brought her "co-therapist," Lulu, a black Labrador retriever service dog.
In January 2014, Tina Smith became one of the first students to begin work toward a BA in Teaching, Learning and Development, the first undergraduate degree offered by the School of Education & Human Development (SEHD).
Remberto Rivera is first-generation graduate who made it with the help of the Denver Scholarship Foundation.