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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 students survey Denver neighborhoods

CU Denver College of Architecture and Planning Instructor Abigail Christman points out designs of Park Hill homes to her class

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.

Qdoba opens to rave reviews in Student Commons Building

CU Denver students line up at the counter of the new Qdoba restaurant in the Student Commons Building

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.

Learn with Purpose: In my my own words, Elysia Vigil

Elysia Vigil

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.

Students learn design can improve life

INDEX breakout group

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.

New Taxation and Business Analytics programs prepare students for hot fields

Students at the CU Denver Business School.

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.

School Psychology Degree gains national reputation

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.

Mile High Healthy Relationships Alliance Prevents Domestic Violence

Mile High Healthy Relationships Alliance

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.

High school students use cancer cells in research

Steven Nordeen, PhD

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.

Gala raises scholarship funds for veterans

CU Denver and CU Anschutz student veterans pose with their wives at veterans scholarship fundraiser

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.