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They are first-generation college students. They are high-achieving grad students. They are research-focused post-docs. They are our students, a diverse body of individuals who are motivated, creative and focused on achievement. From community service to field research to clinical trials, they engage in much more than course work. Read their stories below.

CAP helps bring library to historic ranch

Rocky Mountain Land Library in South Park will showcase nature books

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.

Anschutz Block Party a success despite brisk day

Students enjoy the interactive activities at the Anschutz Block Party on Friday

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

Learn with Purpose: In my own words, Raul Cardenas

Raul Cardenas, Associate Vice Chancellor of Student Affairs, says learning with purpose is learning for change.

University Technical Assistance helps Colorado small towns


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.

Learn with Purpose: In my own words, Yiying Liu

Yiying Liu

Yiying Liu defines "learn with purpose" as learning what she loves. At CU Denver, she can learn what she loves to accomplish her goals.

CU Denver Block Party rocks downtown

An engineering student operates a wheel game at the CU Denver Block Party in downtown Denver

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 BAAAACK

The Pharmacist Hunter

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.

Top Five Reasons You'll Love CU Denver's New Building

Academic Building One

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.

Class of 2018 sets records

Reilly Quist and Daniel Ramirez

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.