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May 9, 2019
How is Emergency Medicine leading in gender equality?
When it comes to promoting gender equality, diversity, opportunity and inclusion, the CU Department of Emergency Medicine is leading the way. The department,...
May 2, 2019
What is FIRES and how are CU Anschutz experts working to unravel the mystery?
Amid the pageantry of a holiday weekend at the Air Force Academy, a cadet suddenly feels fatigued and feverish. His condition quickly worsens until he starts...
April 25, 2019
20 years after Columbine: What can be done to prevent violence?
For Frank DeAngelis, the “beloved 13” are never far away. They are with the retired Columbine High School principal when he speaks about school safety across...
April 18, 2019
Did these researchers develop a cure for orphan disease homocystinuria?
Born with a rare metabolic disease that increases his risk for stroke and other cardiovascular illness — and greatly limits what he can eat — Russell Maestas...
April 11, 2019
‘Mayor of Anschutz’ is back on the job
When it comes to smiling faces and warm dispositions on the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus, they don’t come much sunnier than Ron Washington...
March 28, 2019
CU Anschutz at forefront of breakthroughs in Down syndrome research
Colorado is a world leader in studying Down syndrome — with the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus at the epicenter — and the galvanized research...
February 28, 2019
How will artificial intelligence affect health care?
The explosion of big data promises potential breakthroughs in disease treatments, but, just as in the development of new drugs, scientists and clinicians must...
February 21, 2019
New energy, direction abound at the CU Anschutz Health and Wellness Center
Today’s fast-paced world tends to trigger angst and stress, leaving people in need of outlets that provide relief, tranquility and health. Dan Bessesen, MD,...
February 7, 2019
Anschutz Health Sciences Building heralded as ‘next phase of our future’
Campus and The Anschutz Foundation leaders, shovels in hand, on Wednesday turned ground on which the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus takes...
February 7, 2019
Down for 45 minutes: a story of strength, survival and care
Please excuse Kelsey McNeill if she cries during a short home video of her husband, Brian, playing the drums while their 4-year-old daughter shimmies to the...
January 24, 2019
Dental school pioneers use of multi-modal, digital tools
In Chase Lewis’ first semester at the CU School of Dental Medicine, he dug deep into human anatomy on his school-provided iPad. He used a state-of-the-art...
December 13, 2018
CU Anschutz on forefront of reimagining health care
Amid spiraling costs, complexity and inefficiencies, the health care industry has reached an inflection point. It’s ripe for massive disruption.
December 6, 2018
Rockin’ his way back from the brink
Pumping iron. Shredding guitar. Hiking the mountains. Working in information technology. For Shuvanzan “Shavvi” Dwa, the start of his 30s was a daily exercise...
November 29, 2018
Is there a penalty for weight loss?
Losing weight is difficult for most people, and keeping it off is invariably a struggle. Some studies have suggested that a greater than expected reduction in...
August 30, 2018
Sarcoma team delivers 'best-in-world' care
In an article he wrote after a second bout with a rare form of cancer, Denver City Councilman Albus Brooks observed, “The great paradox of my experience with...
August 23, 2018
Blockbuster of a convocation
Until Friday’s ceremony, freshmen Leo Ruffolo and Andy Womer weren’t exactly sure what “convocation” meant. They sure know now.
August 9, 2018
Engineering cleaner rivers
Water gurgled as a metallic wheel churned along the surface of Cherry Creek. A woman passerby, taking a lunch-hour stroll along the creek path, stopped for a...
May 10, 2018
Wagner to step down as Advancement leader
Andrea Wagner surveys the menu at Backstage Coffee before stepping to the counter and flashing her big smile. “Hi Tyler, how are you? I’d like a club soda,...
March 15, 2018
Firearm safety and training program aimed toward physicians
A group of physicians handled a variety of firearms, and even emptied rounds into targets on a firing range, but they weren’t at the Centennial Gun Club to...
February 8, 2018
CU Denver-led startup wins NFL contest for helmet safety
The Philadelphia Eagles weren’t the only big winners at this year’s Super Bowl. CU Denver’s own Chris Yakacki, PhD, an associate professor of mechanical...
January 25, 2018
Take a preview tour of campus gem
With the calendar’s turn to 2018, construction on the Lola & Rob Salazar Student Wellness Center is in the home stretch. What began as a student-led effort...
November 16, 2017
Sounding the alarm on climate change
The adverse impacts to human health from global warming are undeniable and on track to worsen, without significant interventions, in the coming decades.
November 9, 2017
Major university initiatives move forward
Updates on major initiatives that have engaged large swaths of the CU Denver community – a new budget model, the Student Success Partnership and the facilities...
September 21, 2017
CU Student Agency builds pipeline for jobs
In today’s digital world, the needs for creative media – websites, videos, photos and logos – are exploding.
August 17, 2017
Dogged by the heat? There's no better time to escape to serene trails in Colorado's foothills
Now that we’re into the dog days of summer, it’s hard to resist the call of the Rockies.