The new Building the Future Scholarship Fund, created by the Colorado Housing and Finance Authority, will invest $1.2 million in colleges across Colorado, including two new $5,000 annual scholarships at the College of Architecture and Planning.
The University of Colorado Denver has received a generous gift of $500,000 from donors in the Jain community to establish the “Bhagwan Suparshvanatha Endowed Professorship Fund in Jain Studies” to create and support a faculty professorship focused on the teaching and study of the Jain religion in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences.
The program, which provides architecture students with hands-on construction experience and is funded in part through philanthropic support, designed and constructed a pedestrian bridge for a small town east of Fort Collins.
A team of four Business School graduate students took third place at the ninth annual Collegiate Program Case Competition, hosted by the Daniels Fund Ethics Initiative—a generous supporter of ethics education at CU Denver’s Business School, School of Public Affairs, and College of Liberal Arts and Sciences.
As one of six grantees of the Early Educator Investment Collaborative, the School of Education and Human Development will lead a statewide effort to make college degrees more accessible to early childhood teachers, conduct research in early educator workforce preparation, and institute policy reforms to drive systemic change.
Sponsored by the Center for International Business Education and Research and the Boothby International Executive Lecture, the presentation focused on Sachs’ latest book, The Ages of Globalization: Geography, Technology, and Institutions.
CU Denver has received a significant gift from Trimble to establish a state-of-the-art Technology Lab for the College of Engineering, Design and Computing. The gift will also support the departments or programs in Construction Engineering and Construction Management, Geography & Environmental Sciences, Physics, and Urban and Regional Planning.