• 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
  • Happy Haynes, Denver leader

    Alumna uses education in long, distinguished career of city service

    Happy Haynes has devoted her entire professional life to serving the residents of Denver, so it should come as no surprise that when she wanted to advance her education she chose Colorado’s only public urban research university—located in the heart of Denver.… Full Story

    August 13, 2017
    Vicki Hildner
    Happy Haynes, Denver
  • 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
  • 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
  • Teens find 'voyce' in advocacy

    Young people advocate for threatened neighborhoods with researchers' help

    The Globeville and Elyria-Swansea neighborhoods in north Denver sit center stage to multiple threats.… Full Story

    May 10, 2017
    Michael Satchell
    Esme Aguilar, a youth participant, poses in front of a mural
  • Student researchers, faculty mentors shine

    More than 150 projects presented at 2017 Research and Creative Activities Symposium

    Vikasini Mahalingam, Hannah Stobaugh and Elena Ortiz didn’t work long hours on their research project for recognition.… Full Story

    May 3, 2017
    Michael Davidson
    Students at RaCAS
  • University community celebrates CU in the City

    Students, faculty, alumni and staff fill Tivoli Turnhalle to help launch CU Denver’s new brand

    A new era for the University of Colorado Denver has begun, and sophomore Daisy Villicana is excited to be part of it.… Full Story

    February 21, 2017
    Michael Davidson
    CU Denver students with merchandise
  • Inaugural Campus Conversation covers weighty issues

    University leaders discuss investment in CU Denver, student success and budget efforts

    The University of Colorado Denver is working to deliver on its promise as Colorado’s public urban research university, an effort that could be assisted by a $5 million investment from the CU system and CU President Bruce Benson.… Full Story

    February 14, 2017
    Michael Davidson
    Chancellor Dorothy Horrell talks with students