• Elementary education teaching degree offered in rural Colorado

    New partnership with Otero Junior College helps to address teacher shortage

    Otero Junior College (OJC) and the University of Colorado Denver have launched an innovative partnership to offer a bachelor’s degree in elementary education that can be completed in its entirety at OJC’s campus in La Junta, Colo.… Full Story

    August 15, 2017
    Emily Williams
    Robert Thelen teaching kids
  • Colorado education experts to study teacher residency programs

    The Colorado Consortium of Residency Educators (CO-CORE), a unique group of partners across higher education and non-profit organizations in Colorado, has received a $400,000 federal grant from the Institute of Education Sciences (IES) to study what makes teacher residencies effective as a teacher preparation strategy and how to sustainably fund their most important elements.… Full Story

    July 11, 2017
    Emily Williams
  • Regents approve appointment of two new deans

    Nan Ellin named dean of the College of Architecture and Planning and Martin Dunn as dean of the College of Engineering and Applied Science

    The University of Colorado Denver announced today the appointment of Nan Ellin, Ph.D., as dean of the College of Architecture and Planning and Martin Dunn, Ph.D.,  as dean of the College of Engineering and Applied Science.… Full Story

    June 16, 2017
    Emily Williams
    Student Commons Building
  • New partnership grants early university admission to high schoolers

    The University of Colorado Denver and DSST Public Schools (originally known as the Denver School of Science and Technology) announced  a new partnership that automatically grants DSST students who, at the end of their junior year, have obtained a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or more, conditional admission to the University of Colorado Denver.… Full Story

    March 14, 2017
    Emily Williams
  • English professor awarded national poetry prize

    Wayne Miller wins with “Post-”

    University of Colorado Denver Associate Professor Wayne Miller has won the 2017 Rilke Prize for his book “Post-,” a collection of poems published last year.… Full Story

    February 15, 2017
    Emily Williams
    Cover of "Post-," by Wayne Miller