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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 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.

The Chancellor’s View, Issue 2

Chancellor Jerry Wartgow

One of the things I love best about CU Denver is the diversity—not just of backgrounds but of experiences and perspectives—that makes this campus such an interesting place to be.

Ground-breaking Nurse Practitioner Program turns 50

CU Nurse Practioner students and professors in class in 1966

AURORA, Colo.—Fifty years ago, two professors at the then-University of Colorado Health Sciences Campus pioneered an idea for improved health care delivery to underserved communities.

CU Anschutz leaders serve lunch at Ronald McDonald House

CU Anschutz leaders volunteer at Ronald McDonald House of Aurora

AURORA, Colo.—Veronica Searles Quick, president of the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus Student Senate, joined other CU Anschutz leaders to prepare and serve a deluxe potato-bar lunch at the Ronald McDonald House of Aurora on Wednesday.

CU Denver leaders volunteer at Ronald McDonald House

CU Denver College of Architecture and Planning Dean Mark Gelernter talks with guests of Ronald McDonald House while volunteering

DENVER—Families arrive at a Ronald McDonald House at a difficult times of their lives—when a child is ill. The CU Denver leadership team volunteered at this vital community resource on Jan. 28 as part of the CU in the Community campaign.

Digital Evolution through the eyes of Brad Hinson

Brad Hinson

When Brad Hinson, the School of Education & Human Development’s (SEHD) new director of digital initiatives and innovations, joined CU Denver in August 2013, people got excited.

Aurora public schools students become pharmacists for a day

Pharmacist for a day

During the first week of January, nearly 350 fourth-graders from Aurora Public Schools visited the Skaggs School of Pharmacy at the Anschutz Medical Campus, spending a morning learning some of the skills they would need to become future pharmacists.