More than 1,000 Denver Public Schools students received a warm University of Colorado Denver welcome on Friday as the annual Higher Education Expo at Auraria gave them an up-close look at what the university has to offer. Raul Cardenas, Ph.D., associate vice chancellor for student affairs, delivered a welcoming address to the mostly ninth-graders in [...]
Rian Kerrane, an associate professor of sculpture in the College of Arts and Media at the University of Colorado Denver, hosts Iron Pour outside the Arts Building on the Auraria Campus from dusk until 10 p.m. Friday. Scrap iron is heated to 2300 degrees or higher, becoming molten, and is then poured into molds — [...]
University and city leaders will plunge shovels into earth today, marking the start of construction on a signature building in CU Denver’s 40-year history downtown. Academic Building 1, the first structure on the Auraria Campus owned and operated by CU Denver, has been a long time coming and today’s event will befit the historical significance. [...]
New academic programs. Construction of our “front door” Academic Building at Larimer Street and Speer Boulevard. The unveiling of a mascot. The University of Colorado Denver’s 40th anniversary celebration. Those are just a few of the ways that the coming year promises to make a powerful statement about who we are and where our urban [...]
When the Food Pantry on the Auraria Campus opened nearly two years ago, students, faculty and staff of the Auraria Campus were able to take advantage of the service regardless of their situation. The most recent development for the Food Pantry, which is hosted by the CU Denver Experiential Learning Center (ELC), is its partnership with the Food Bank of the [...]
Threatening scenarios were staged Thursday in the University of Colorado Hospital Outpatient Psychiatric Services Clinic on the second floor of Building 500 on the Anschutz Medical Campus. The goal was to increase understanding for managing emergency response as part of the university’s overall approach of preparing for emergencies through awareness and practice. The activity involved three [...]
The daylong slate at St. Cajetan’s Church at the University of Colorado Denver on the Auraria Campus included speakers, multimedia presentations and group discussions.
A new systemwide symposium sponsored by the University of Colorado Faculty Council aims to “check the pulse” of the CU community regarding issues and challenges affecting the gay community.
Funny Field Day 2012 was a big hit with students, faculty and staff alike. Tuesday in front of St. Cajetan’s on the Auraria Campus, the Office of Student Life put together numerous events for everyone to participate in including a 40-yard dash – in high heels! Then there was the marble stack challenge. For every participant, there [...]
Getting a job can be difficult. Getting a federal government job can be twice as difficult, but members of the United States Office of Personnel Management (OPM) were on the Auraria Campus to give students tips on how to navigate USAJobs.gov, how to write a resume for the government sector and the opportunities for students in [...]
Members of the Auraria community paused together the afternoon of July 26 to honor the victims, families and friends affected by the July 20 theater shooting in Aurora. More than 100 people attended the 30-minute vigil, which concluded with the release of 45 doves over the Tivoli Commons as bagpipers played “Amazing Grace.” The vigil [...]
Curious students peppered the engineers with questions: “Do you race it?” “How fast does it go?” “Can I take a picture of it?” The sixth-graders from Cole Middle School flocked around the Mile Highdrogen Car — a senior design project by a group of University of Colorado Denver mechanical engineering students — during their visit [...]
Capital construction for a new academic building on the Auraria Campus to be occupied solely by the University of Colorado Denver faculty, staff and students was approved by the Board of Regents at its April 19 meeting.
A field of red flags and bunches of red balloons fluttered in the breeze outside the Tivoli Student Center on the Auraria Campus on April 12 as part of the ongoing campaign to raise awareness and stop interpersonal violence. The Red Flag Campaign is a public awareness campaign designed to address dating violence and promote the [...]
CU President Bruce Benson asked Jerry Wartgow to take on the job of chancellor for the University of Colorado Denver l Anschutz Medical Campus in 2010. At the time, both knew there was a lot of work ahead. Wartgow wasn’t looking for work at the time. “But this has been a chance to re-engage, and [...]
The New Year as observed by many Asian cultures, including Chinese, Korean, Tibetan and others coincides with lunar cycles. For 2012, the Chinese New Year’s day was Jan. 23 with celebrations continuing for two weeks – also known as the Spring Festival – and ending with the Lantern Festival on Feb. 6. This year’s celebration [...]
The sacrifices of U.S. service men and women past and present were honored in a “Tribute to Veterans” ceremony at the Tivoli Commons on the Auraria Campus on Veterans Day, Nov. 11. The ceremony included a processional and color guard presented by the Metropolitan State College ROTC and the Scottish American Military Society. Speakers included [...]
President Barack Obama on Wednesday told a University of Colorado Denver audience he plans measures to take effect next year that will lead to interest-rate savings and simplified repayment of college loans.
Tucked away in the basement of St. Cajetan’s on the Auraria Campus is one of the smallest, most unusual museums in the country. Barely the size of a one-bedroom apartment, the Dinosaur Tracks Museum holds the largest collection of fossil footprints anywhere. Museum graduate student worker Taormina Lepore has seen many students surprised when they [...]
The University of Colorado Denver, Metropolitan State College of Denver and Community College of Denver on the Auraria Campus are seeking input from students, faculty and staff regarding recent changes to the class schedule grid. In the spring 2011 semester, the class schedule grid changed to gain additional class periods during the busiest times of [...]
The conference aims to raise awareness of current global health topics, including the world’s water and sanitation issues
Just two days before the 10th anniversary of 9/11, former U.S. Attorney General was on the Auraria Campus to speak to a crowd gathered in the Tivoli Turnhalle about his experiences serving in President George W. Bush’s administration. Gonzales, who was heavily involved in America’s War on Terror, outlined the changing of the American presidency since [...]
Three CU faculty members were recognized by the Board of Regents as distinguished professors, the highest faculty honor at the university.
With the Auraria Campus as a backdrop, Denver Mayor Michael Hancock recently announced the Denver Education Compact, aimed at enhancing and improving education. Hancock is an alumus of the University of Colorado Denver School of Public Affairs. At the Aug. 25 news conference, Chancellor Jerry Wartgow introduced the mayor. A well-known education leader and advocate himself, Wartgow highlighted [...]
Suitcases, shoes, bicycles, boxes and assorted bundles were hauled into Campus Village Apartments last week as students began arriving at the Denver Campus for the fall semester that began Monday. On hand to welcome and help students with their belongings were more than 50 volunteers organized by the Office of Student Life. “It’s amazing to [...]
All across the Greater Metro Area, hundreds of people put their feet to the pedals to roll with the annual Bike to Work (and school) Day on June 22. Teams of volunteers helped to plan and greet nearly 400 cyclists at the Anschutz Medical Campus as well as the several hundred who rode to the [...]