CU Succeed Recognized Leading the Way in Four-Year Institution Dual Enrollment Education

Sept. 27, 2016

Nearly a third of Colorado’s 11th and 12th graders took "dual enrollment" classes last year, with the University of Colorado Denver serving the most at four-year institutions with 4,878 students. More Colorado high school students are taking college courses Denver Post, May 6

North / East Denver Change Contributing to Gentrification Debates

Sept. 27, 2016

Created by an interdisciplinary team based in CLAS, North/East Denver Change , a website dedicated to nonpartisan information about developments and the neighborhoods being affected, got some international attention recently. Humanities and Social Sciences Instructor Jordan Hill says, "After our front page story in The Westword in May, it is...

CU Denver SIAM Students Plan and Host FRAMSC

May 10, 2016

On March 5th, the CU Denver SIAM Student Chapter hosted the 12th annual Front Range Applied Mathematics Student Conference (FRAMSC). This year's event was held in the Student Commons Building, accommodating over 30 talks given by undergraduate and graduate students, which were attended by almost 90 students. Sponsored by the...

New Integrated Studies Program to Help Those Shy of a Degree Reach the Finish Line

March 8, 2016

To promote interdisciplinary education and encourage flexibility for students, the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences recently created and approved a track in Integrated Studies within the Individually Structured Major (ISM) to begin in fall 2016. The ISM is a long-standing program in CLAS that allows students to work with...

Western Undergraduate Exchange one of CU Denver's Many Perks

March 8, 2016

Many students at CU Denver, including many in CLAS, participate in the Western Undergraduate Exchange (WUE) program, and they may be getting one of the best educational bargains in the country. WUE is available to admitted full-time freshmen and transfer students who are legal residents of 14 states and the...

Black History Month "Black Lives Matter" Event a Success

March 8, 2016

Each year the Black Staff and Faculty Association (BSFA) celebrates Black History month -- this year’s event was bigger than ever with support and participation from area local schools, community and the university. Activities included breakout sessions by Associate Vice Chancellor of Diversity & Inclusion (and Communication Professor) Brenda J...

New Acting Associate Dean for Student Success: Sarah Fields

Nov. 24, 2015

Sarah K. Fields, J.D., Ph.D., from the Department of Communication, will be the new Acting Associate Dean for Student Success effective January 1, 2016. Fields received her Ph.D. in American Studies in 2000 from the University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa; her Master of Arts in American Studies in 1996...

Sustainable Campus Program Connect Auraria Community Garden

Nov. 24, 2015

The Sustainable Campus Program has announced the development of the Connect Auraria Community Garden, which will be a collaborative urban agriculture project in the heart of the Auraria Campus. Located on the south side of the Science Building, construction began September 11th, and planting will begin in spring 2016. Thanks...

New Alumni Travel Program Still has Spots Available to Travel to Spain

Nov. 24, 2015

Whether you're a University of Colorado Denver alumnus or just interested in travel with a cultural and culinary theme, join us for what will be the trip of a lifetime! For years, ej Yoder has been leading CU Denver groups on an exploration of Spain’s rich and diverse culture through...

New Alumni Travel with CU Denver Program Introduces Culture and Cuisine: Spain

Sept. 29, 2015

Join CU Denver Senior Instructor e.j. Yoder for an educational program and culinary adventure in beautiful Barcelona, Spain. Savor traditional and modern Catalonian cuisine, tour vineyards and learn about the history and culture behind regional foods and wines. Visit the Salvador Dalí Museum, the largest surrealistic museum in the world,...