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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.

Rural Immersion

The students, from the schools of medicine, including the MD and physician assistant program, pharmacy and nursing, visited Lamar, for five days to gain an insight into rural life.

Slam Poet "Breaks the Wall"

Jovan Mays with young writers

The Denver Writing Project partners with slam poet Jovan Mays to lead teachers and young writers in a week of workshops centered on writing.

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.

Digital animation creates children’s book

Howard Cook

Seniors in the College of Arts and Media recently completed their group capstone project, “I Need My Monster,” a short film adaptation of a children’s book by the same name.

CU South Denver location creates opportunity

Nursing program at CU South Denver location very popular

CU College of Nursing student Meredith Jameson, a mother of three, is excited to be able to take classes that are close to her home in Littleton.

New academic course studies drones


DENVER (June 24, 2014) - Take a look at the current CU Denver catalog and you will see a course titled Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS). It may be the only academic course of its kind in the country.

40 Under 40 winners trace success to CU Denver

Sabrina D'Agosta, Kelli Kelly and Jennifer Leitsch are CU Denver graduates named among the 40 Under 40 in Denver this year

DENVER—They may be young and early in their careers, but for good reason they've reached positions of influence and responsibility. Each of this year's "40 Under 40" winners who earned degrees at CU Denver trace success to their alma mater.

Top Brazilian students make impressive addition to CU Denver

Two Brazilian students chat between classes at the ESL Academy at CU Denver

DENVER—Brazilians are renowned for their Carnival, soccer and zest for life. The country's flair is on display this summer as the globe watches the World Cup. In Denver, dozens of Brazilians are focusing on a different prize—enhancing their education.

Getting Info, Making Connections

Milo with new student

Even though much of New Student Orientation is about conveying the nuts and bolts of the beginning of college, the day is also about connection.