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Global citizens, dedicated to teaching

With more than 4,000 faculty members, our university boasts expertise in subjects—from architecture to nursing, from business to animation, from creative writing to dental medicine. Our faculty direct plays, study cancer cells, travel to developing countries, discover medical treatments and so much more. Even in their diversity, they all share a love of learning, a dedication to teaching and a desire for excellence. Read their stories below.

CU Denver to assist Lakewood in sustainability efforts

CU Denver students work on a community improvement project as one of the university's community partnerships

DENVER—CU Denver will team with the City of Lakewood to help the huge suburb reach its sustainability goals. The new Hometown Colorado initiative makes CU Denver the first university in Colorado to adopt the Sustainable City Year model.

The chancellor comes to class

CU Denver Chancellor Jerry Wartgow talks to a SPA graduate class in Economic Development

DENVER—University of Colorado Denver Chancellor Jerry Wartgow, a recent guest speaker in Randy Harrison's graduate class on Economic Development, shared stories from his many years in Colorado's education and job-training trenches.

Benson lays out vision for 'greatest university' in AMC Town Hall

CU President Benson chats with an audience member at his Anschutz Town Hall address

AURORA, Colo.—Collaboration and the collective strength of the University of Colorado—and the goal to keep driving those qualities forward—were themes in CU President Bruce Benson's Town Hall at the CU Anschutz Medical Campus on Wednesday.

Benson's Town Hall: "We are a huge force"

President Bruce Benson

While Benson touched on a wide range of topics, his main message was clear: "We are a huge force in this state and we want everyone out there to know," he said.

The Chancellor’s View, Issue 3

Chancellor Jerry Wartgow

Welcome back from spring break! It sounds like CU Denverites traveled to all corners of the globe – “Flat Milo” sure did, including to Arizona with me.

Campus hosts emergency preparedness event

The Emergency Management Division hosted its first campus-wide preparedness event on March 18. More than 350 students, faculty and staff attended Take Preparedness by Storm in the Richard D. Krugman Conference Hall.

CU Anschutz responds to need at Comitis Homeless Shelter

Food supply

At the Comitis Crisis Center on the Anschutz Medical Campus, last Wednesday’s storm triggered a true crisis for more than 150 hundred homeless persons, many of them children.

Box promotes melanoma awareness in Colorado

Neil Box performing research in a lab on the CU Anschutz Medical Campus

AURORA, Colo.—It's appropriate that Neil Box's office in sun-splashed Colorado is south facing, as Box is a leading researcher of the molecular causes of melanoma, an aggressive form of skin cancer.

Gov. Hickenlooper launches “Take Meds Seriously” campaign

Governor Hickenlooper

Gov. John Hickenlooper announced an education effort to address the growing problem of the abuse of prescription drugs during a Feb. 24 news conference at the CU Skaggs School of Pharmacy on the Anschutz Medical Campus.