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From 50 states and more than 130 countries

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.

More scholarships mean more access at CU Denver

Chancellor Don Elliman is championing the 1000 MORE scholarship initiative at CU Denver

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.

Business School capstone turns into entrepreneurial startup

The University of Colorado Hospital Emergency Room collaborated with CU Denver Business School to test new ER design innovations

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.

CU Denver: First choice school was right choice

Eighteen months ago, these students made CU Denver their first choice. Now, as sophomores, they explain why that was the right decision.

Our master's degrees connect grads to top jobs

Civil Engineering students

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.

PAL Mentors Help Freshmen

Peer Advocate Leaders, PALs

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.

Milo the Lynx builds school spirit, community and pride.

Milo the Lynx celebrates his first birthday.

In his first year, Milo the Lynx has helped CU Denver build community and create school pride.

Service dog, therapist and researcher help veterans

Lulu, our new service dog

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.

New Undergraduate Degree in Education

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 graduates with Denver Scholarship Foundation help

Remberto Rivera

Remberto Rivera is first-generation graduate who made it with the help of the Denver Scholarship Foundation.