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CAVEA on stage in the media and public view


 2015     2016     2017     2018     2019


MSU Denver |  Fireside Chat with Vicente Fox and Marta Sahagún

June 13 2019

Former Mexican President Vicente Fox and his wife, Marta Sahagún, visited MSU Denver to discuss a newly formed health care-focused partnership starting in January 2020 between the University and the CRISMA Clinic in San Miguel de Allende, Mexico. MSU Denver students will work and study at the clinic, a facility which provides rehabilitation and therapy for underserved adults and children.



Strategic Enrollment Data Series Flyer

Enrollment Management : Strategic Enrollment Management Data Series

June 12 2019

Should we be concerned about students with undeclared majors? What role do demographics or socio-economic status play? Using institutional data and research, Enrollement Management tackled important questions in an ongoing Data Series, hosted in the CAVEA Theater.


Process Transformation | Process Improvement OpEx Presentations

June 12 2019

The Process Improvement Operational Excellence (OpEx) Training Institute welcomed the MSU Denver Community to learn from and celebrate Roadrunners who embarked on a mission to apply helpful tools to increase workplace efficiency and satisfaction. Presenters shared how they applied components of process-improvement culture, using problem-solving tools, team-building, group dynamics, facilitation techniques, change management and more.



D-Phi: iNation: Democracy in the Era of Social Media & Fake News

D-Phi | iNation: Democracy in the Era of Social Media & Fake News

February 19 2019

The Denver Project For Humanistic Inquiry (D-Phi) hosted an interdisciplinary symposium of lectures and panels in the CAVEA Theater, featuring scholars from MSU Denver, the University of Denver, University of Colorado, Boulder. Keynote presented by Regina Rini, Canada Research Chair in Philosophy of Moral and Social Cognition at York University, and the 2018 winner of the Marc Sanders Foundation Public Philosophy Award.


MSU Denver | Emerson Brooking Book Talk: LikeWar

February 7 2019

MSU Denver welcomed Emerson Brooking, bestselling co-author of the book “LikeWar: The Weaponization of Social Media, in a conversation about the role of social media in politics. The CAVEA Theater featured a presentation given by Emerson, followed by a Q&A session and book-signing.




Honors Program | Fall 2018 Honors Thesis Symposium

December 7 2018

Student research presentations were held in the CAVEA Theater for the Fall 2018 Honors Thesis Symposium. Presenters included Dominic Baca, who joined CAVEA in a Fall 2016 internship collaboration between CAVEA and the Journey Through Our Heritage program. He began as a novice GIS student under the mentorship of Chelsie Worth and completed two story maps using ArcGIS online software to highlight the Corn Mothers from the San Luis Valley of Colorado and the Dakota Access Pipeline. His time in CAVEA forged new relationships, memorable experiences, and new skills in data visualization, all of which added to the thrill of witnessing Dominic's ongoing achievements at this year's Symposium.


9NEWS | Metro State uses Kavanaugh hearing during classes

September 27 2018

Classroom experience connected to reality in the CAVEA Theater as professors brought students together to engage in a teaching moment during the live broadcast of the Kavanaugh Hearing. Professor Robert Hazan and his freshman student, Anna Roberts, discuss the enriching experience of watching the testimonies of Dr. Christine Blasey Ford and Brett Kavanaugh. 



Denver Startup Week 2018

September 24-28 2018

Denver Startup Week, the largest free entrepreneurial event of its kind in North America, featured 400 sessions throughout the Denver Community, including sessions in the CAVEA Theater. The weeklong event is intended to unite the entrepreneurial community in Downtown Denver and beyond, and celebrate great companies, innovation, ideas, and people.



Presidential Inauguration Week Panel Discussion:
The Future of Higher Education

September 4-7 2018

The MSU Denver community celebrated the Inauguration of President Janine Davidson, Ph.D. The celebration included nine events over four days, featuring panel discussions in the CAVEA Theater on hot topics in higher education.



Honors Thesis Symposium | April 26 2018

Early Bird | Finish the semester with honors (theses)

April 26 2018

MSU Denver Students presented their research at the annual Honors Thesis Symposium, held in the CAVEA Theater. Students gain valuable experience in public speaking and grow as scholars as they conduct individual, independent research and work in close collaboration with faculty mentors.



Early Bird | Roadrunner Rewind: Blair Quiring

March 09 2018

The top five stories from MSU Denver's Early Bird reviewed by CAVEA's Office and Events Manager, Blair Quiring.




Rachel B. Noel Visiting Professorship

Early Bird | Noel committee announces scholarship recipients, Hope for the Future award winners

March 08 2018

In addition to the announcement of the Hope for the Future Award winners and scholarship recipients, the Noel Committee hosted Visiting Professorship sessions in the CAVEA Theater. The Rachel B. Noel Distinguished Visiting Professorship was initiated in 1981 to foster multiculturalism, diversity and academic excellence at MSU Denver.


D-Phi | "Wounds to Scars: Arts of Remembrance in Word and Image"

February 25 2018

The Denver Project For Humanistic Inquiry hosted Richard Kearney and Sheila Gallagher in a look at healing historical trauma and scars through remembrance in images and artistry.




Support Women in Eath Sciences Header with photo of Chelsie Worth in the background

Early Bird | Scholarship Celebrating Chelsie Worth Launches

February 22 2018

MSU Denver students can receive a $1000 award thanks to the recent launching of the Chelsie Worth Celebration Scholarship The new endowed scholarship continues the celebration of Chelsie's legacy and enables women to discover their own academic and professional paths through earth sciences. 



Early Bird | Solar Eclipse

August 21 2017

CAVEA opened its doors to the community and hosted a special Solar Eclipse Open House in the Theater. It was the perfect opportunity to offer enriching visualization to celebrate the celestial event.




President Davidson responds to questions from the audience at the Townhall held in the CAVEA Theater

RED | President Welcomes Community Questions in Town Hall Event

September 14 2017

Following an address to University community members outlining her vision, President Davidson participated in a Town Hall Meeting in the CAVEA Theater. Further articulating her vision for Roadrunner success, Davidson dished on mission and committed to a Multicultural Center.



MSU Denver | At Retirement Dr. Jordan's Legacy Illustrated

June 12 2017

Dr. Jordan wanted a venue that supported complex decision making for clients, both internal and external to the University. Thus was born the Center for Advanced Visualization and Experiential Analysis (CAVEA).




Photo Portrait of Chelsie Worth

Early Bird | A Scholarship in Memory of Chelsie Marie Worth

March 27 2017

The Chelsie Worth Celebration Scholarship fund has been set up to honor the memory of MSU Denver employee Chelsie Marie Worth, who passed away March 10. The endowed scholarship will enable women to discover their own academic and professional paths through earth sciences. 



Early Bird | Roadrunner Rewind: Sarah Harman

February 24 2017

The top five stories from MSU Denver's Early Bird reviewed by CAVEA Director Sarah Harman.




MSU staff working together the CAVEA Theater

Early Bird | A supplemental suite of solutions

February 23 2017

More than a physical space, CAVEA helps groups arrive step-by-step at individualized learning outcomes.




Faye Olsgard presents her work in Jerusalem on a large screen at the 2016 Art & Archeological International Conference

Art & Archeology 2016 | Art & Archeology Strengthened by Measurement Techniques

December 14 2016

MSU Denver student, Faye Olsgard, presented her paper at the Art & Archeology 2016 - 2nd International Conference, held in Jerusalem Israel. The paper, co-authored by CAVEA, presents archeological research that incorporates 3D digital technology to investigate and identify Costa Rica's ancient people. View PDF


Students immersed in a colorful atmosphere in the CAVEA Theater

Early Bird | Connecting the Dots in CAVEA

November 16 2016

Professor Janet McClaskey reflects on a mesmerizing art installation re-created by CAVEA Staff.




CAVEA Director Sarah Harman welcomes THE CAAV organization in the CAVEA Theater.

MSU Denver Newsroom | Group Vision

June 09 2016

A new international alliance of universities and government agencies aims to advance visualization education. The Higher Education Campus Alliance of Advanced Visualization (THE CAAV) was recently established to serve as a much-needed, unified information resource for higher education and governmental researchers, teaching faculty and those focused on advanced visualization technology.



Photo of a brick pathway leading toward the horizon, a sky filled with color

Metropolitan Denver Magazine | After great struggle, greater success

April 18 2016

Despite struggles along the way, MSU Denver has forged a spirit of resilience and innovation and has woven itself into the fabric of Colorado. Forming important partnerships with those in industry and within the general community, MSU Denver serves as a vital resource not only because of its programs, but also increasingly because of its facilities such as the University’s Center for Advanced Visualization and Experiential Analysis. - CAVEA.


Photo of Sarah Harman and Chelsie Worth welcoming audience in the CAVEA Theater

Twitter | Alex Sweetman

January 20 2016

I'm back at @msudenver in the CAVEA with the Voices of Rural Colorado. 59 districts in Colorado represented.




Sarah Harman and Chelsie Worth present at CAVEA In-House Event

Twitter | 303 ArtWay

November 18 2015

Blown away by the @msudenver CAVEA today! What a great #CommunityResource for #Denver!




D-Phi | Noam Chomsky Video Conference

November 10 2015

The Denver Project for Humanistic Inquiry (D-Phi) hosted a video conference in the CAVEA Theater, where Noam Chomsky discussed his legacy, issues in higher education, linguistics, and philosophy.




Faye Olsgard next to two 3D printed skulls

Denver Metropolitan Magazine | The Skull Without a Face

October 23 2015

The power of collaboration demonstrated as MSU Denver’s programs and people come together across disciplines – and across the globe – to advance science.



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