• World-class karate athlete sets sights on Olympics

    CU Denver student hopes to represent U.S. when sport debuts at Tokyo 2020

    CU Denver offers a growing Club Sports program, and now it’s home to an elite athlete who is making a serious bid to compete in the 2020 Olympics... Full Story

    August 13, 2017
    Chris Casey
    CU Denver student and karate athlete Kamran Madani
  • Love of history propels alumna to mountain museum post

    'My master's was perfect for this position,' says director of Crested Butte Mountain Heritage Museum

    Shelley Popke feels a kind of kinship with people who come into the Crested Butte Mountain Heritage Museum looking for stories and insights into their high-country forebears... Full Story

    August 13, 2017
    Chris Casey
    Crested Butte Mountain Heritage Museum
  • Blazing a path into health care

    Dr. French loves MBA in Health Administration program's applicability to his daily work

    Andrew French, MD, is the only member of his family to pursue a career in health care. At age 38, he’s already achieved a great deal, having been an emergency room physician and now the medical director of a busy emergency department that is also part of a major trauma center... Full Story

    August 12, 2017
    Chris Casey
    Dr. Andrew French, CU Denver grad student
  • Soldier for the greater good

    Silva shakes off troubled past to find his leadership stride in Education doctoral program

    The first few years of José Silva’s life were marked by so much heartache and poverty that he could have easily ended up on drugs, in jail or worse... Full Story

    August 12, 2017
    Chris Casey
    Jose Silva receives Rosa Parks award
  • Go explore!

    Dogged by the heat? There's no better time to escape to serene trails in Colorado's foothills

    “The mountains are calling and I must go.” – John Muir, naturalist Now that we’re into the dog days of summer, it’s hard to resist the call of the Rockies... Full Story

    August 7, 2017
    Chris Casey
    Brian Young at Pence Park
  • CU South Denver celebrates partnership with Lone Tree

    Fast-growing city annexes CU South Denver, looks forward to 'exciting things to come'

    The partnership between CU South Denver and the City of Lone Tree is set to flourish now that the fast-growing city has annexed the innovative and flexible educational facility... Full Story

    July 17, 2017
    Chris Casey
    CU Denver Chancellor Dorothy Horrell speaks at Lone Tree celebration
  • Alumna says CU Denver helped her beat odds

    Shoots went from teen mom to city-loving student to VP of finance at Comcast

    Danielle Shoots vividly recalls the life-changing moment when her future as a University of Colorado Denver student – and her meaningful career – began to unfold... Full Story

    July 17, 2017
    Chris Casey
    CU Denver alumna Danielle Shoots at The Market
  • Feel the wellness!

    CU Denver community celebrates topping-off of new Student Wellness Center

    It’s fitting that the CU Denver Student Wellness Center brims with opportunities to speed your pulse because, as student Alex Pong observed at the topping-off celebration, the facility will be the new heartbeat of our vibrant campus in the city... Full Story

    July 13, 2017
    Chris Casey
    CU Denver students at Wellness topping off
  • Students put their mark on pop-up park

    Maymester class designs and builds entryways for Square on 21st, a collaboration with City of Denver

    It’s not often that an undergraduate student gets to build something that thousands of people will pass through as they enter a lush and leafy reprieve from the sea of concrete... Full Story

    July 5, 2017
    Chris Casey
    Denver Mayor Michael Hancock with CU Denver students
  • A first: national champion for CU Denver

    Lynx cyclist beats odds, bests 123-rider field to claim Collegiate Road National Championship

    Cyclists tend to be soft-spoken, non-boastful types. So, it’s not surprising that CU Denver graduate student Cyrus Pearo, who recently won the USA Cycling Collegiate Road National Championships, summed up the race this way: “Good bit of climbing... Full Story

    June 9, 2017
    Chris Casey
    Cyrus Pearo of CU Denver wins cycling title