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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.

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.

Learn with Purpose: In my own words, Billy Overton

Billy Overton

Billy Overton thinks "Learn with Purpose" means "learn with practice."

"Getting Out There"

Matt Davidson ice climbing in Ouray, CO

With more than 100 adventure trips each year, Outdoor Adventure uses rock climbing, canyoneering, mountaineering, kayaking, and backpacking to turn CU Denver students into adventurers.

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.