Please Alert Students: 2017-18 UROP Full and Mini Grants Deadline March 3, 2017

Jan. 19, 2017

The Undergraduate Research Opportunity Program (UROP) is a competitive grants program designed to financially support faculty-mentored research, creative, and other scholarly activities undertaken by undergraduates at CU Denver and CU AMC. As such, UROP provides an opportunity for students to extend learning beyond the traditional classroom, laboratory, and studio. New...

Physics SPS Named Outstanding Chapter

Jan. 19, 2017

The CU Denver Society of Physics Students (SPS) chapter has been named a 20I5-16 SPS Outstanding Chapter. This highest level of distinction is given to less than 10% of SPS chapters, 61 of 781 chapters around the world this year. Congratulations to the SPS Students and Kristopher Bunker , Sponsor...

Communication Celebrates Success with Junior Achievement

Dec. 15, 2016

Communication received the final data on this semester’s partnership between the department and Junior Achievement: a total of 274 CU Denver students participated, in 9 different area schools, reaching a total of 3,548 Denver students, for a total of 2,055 service hours.

International Studies Class Meets Governor Hickenlooper

Oct. 27, 2016

Windham Loopesko 's INTS 1111 class attended a presentation offered by World Denver at the University Club on October 12. The Governor spoke with the students, giving them his take on international issues. INTS 1111, "Today’s Globalized World – Are You Ready?" is an interdisciplinary course that examines the current...

SEEDS now at CU Denver

Oct. 13, 2016

CU Denver is the newest chapter of SEEDS— Strategies for Ecology Education, Diversity, and Sustainability . SEEDS is a 20 year-old program of the Ecological Society of America with a mission "to diversify and advance the ecology profession through opportunities that stimulate and nurture the interest of underrepresented students to...

Landau Subject of Emmy Winning Film

Sept. 29, 2016

StoryCorps short film Traffic Stop featuring 2014 Puksta Fellow and Communication student Alex Landau received a 2016 Emmy Award for "New Approaches: Arts, Lifestyle and Culture." In the film Landau, who is African American, recalls how he nearly lost his life following a traffic stop with the Denver police. He...

Matthew Wilkin, Communications Major

Wilkin receives Community Health Education and Retention Scholarship

Sept. 1, 2016

The Department of Communication is pleased to announce the inaugural recipient of the Community Health Education and Retention Scholarship (CHEARS). This year’s scholarship was awarded to Matthew Wilkin , a COMM major who works with student organizations like Love Your Melon, which helps children battle cancer, and the student veteran...

Casey Allen, Associate Professor of Geography and Environmental Science

Allen Publishing on RASI and Field-Based Education

Sept. 1, 2016

Casey Allen , Associate Professor of Geography and Environmental Science, recently published two articles. The Journal of Archaeological Science: Reports (JASR) article (written with several colleagues) offers further validity to RASI—a tool Allen helped pioneer and have been using for almost a decade. Aligned with this, one of Allen’s undergraduate...