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What has four legs, 125 strings and one dean’s heart?

What has four legs, 125 strings and one dean’s heart?

For the astute musician, it’s an extended hammered dulcimer. For the history buff: an instrument played by Gypsies on the streets of Hungary. For CU Denver’s...
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State of the Campus: ‘precious opportunity, profound obligation’

State of the Campus: ‘precious opportunity, profound obligation’

Highlighting the Front Range’s dynamic growth and the magnified disparities that it brings, Chancellor Dorothy Horrell set the stage for this fall’s State of...
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Engineering retention program nets NSF grant, $1 million for scholarships

Engineering retention program nets NSF grant, $1 million for scholarships

Discouraged by the many freshman students who never returned as sophomores, Maryam Darbeheshti, PhD, put her engineering mind to work and built something.
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Celebrating partnership: University, city officials join grand opening

Celebrating partnership: University, city officials join grand opening

Nearly 100 people packed the brand-new CityCenter on Oct. 10 for the official grand opening of what will serve as CU Denver’s new “front door” to the city,...
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Lack of diversity in medical studies can cost lives

Lack of diversity in medical studies can cost lives

Before the 1980s, doctors overlooked heart attacks in women, sending them home, often to die, instead of rendering life-saving treatment.
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Lifestyle makeover: Wellness center study fuels transformation

Lifestyle makeover: Wellness center study fuels transformation

With the words “morbidly obese” ringing in her ears and the thrill of crossing a 5K finish line fresh in her mind, Emily Cooley’s eyes stopped short on a...
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CU Anschutz poised to lead VR's health care integration

CU Anschutz poised to lead VR's health care integration

A nervous heart patient waiting for surgery suddenly finds herself immersed in an ocean of aqua blue. As she slowly treads the warm water, sparkling from the...
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Remembering Stephen Hawking: Faculty share brush with fame

Remembering Stephen Hawking: Faculty share brush with fame

After coming into the world on the anniversary of Galileo’s death and leaving it on the birth date of Albert Einstein, Stephen Hawking’s ashes will now sit...
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AIDS Clinical Trials Unit celebrates 25 years of progress

AIDS Clinical Trials Unit celebrates 25 years of progress

Diagnosed in 1991, David Dillon was sure his HIV-positive test was a death sentence. He’d watched friends die, struggling on the only drugs available at the...
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Expert on air pollution, tobacco control takes reins of ColoradoSPH

Expert on air pollution, tobacco control takes reins of ColoradoSPH

The newest dean on campus has a lot to boast about. A recent invitation to the Vatican. An award presented by a king. But after 40 years in a career that...
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Traystman remembered for bringing passion, wit, success to university

Traystman remembered for bringing passion, wit, success to university

Although his office now sits empty, a rarity during his 10 years with the University of Colorado, Richard “Dick” Traystman, PhD, lives on through his legacy...