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MSU Denver Food Bank: A reason to give thanks

Tue, 26 Nov 2013 12:00:00 MST

Thirty-six MSU Denver students will enjoy a Thanksgiving feast that they might not otherwise have had thanks to the MSU Denver Food Bank.

Changeover to Blackboard Learn on track for spring

Tue, 26 Nov 2013 11:00:00 MST

More than 100 faculty members have been teaching 377 classes this fall using the new Blackboard Learn 9.1 learning management system, in preparation for the changeover by the entire University to the new system next semester.

Frosty’s Feast will help hospitality students aid hungry schoolchildren

Mon, 25 Nov 2013 12:00:00 MST

MSU Denver’s Hospitality Learning Center will be transformed into a “winter wonderland” on Dec. 4 for the ninth annual Frosty’s Feast luncheon and silent auction.

Flood relief gala in the works

Mon, 25 Nov 2013 11:00:00 MST

Save the date for a flood relief gala to be hosted by the MSU Denver Student Government Assembly to support members of the community affected by the September flooding.

Piturro to moderate discussion of animated film

Thu, 21 Nov 2013 10:00:00 MST

Vincent Piturro, assistant professor of English and cinema studies at MSU Denver, will moderate a panel discussion and film screening at 7 tonight at the Clyfford Still Museum, 1250 Bannock St.

Professor shares how JFK assassination shaped America's news media evolution

Thu, 21 Nov 2013 12:00:00 MST

John F. Kennedy’s assassination 50 years ago this Friday was one of the first salvos in a cataclysmic decade that left the nation’s psyche battered.

National and local media showcase faculty expertise

Thu, 21 Nov 2013 11:00:00 MST

The local and national media continue to call on MSU Denver professors as experts on many of today’s most important and controversial developments, including the shootings at LAX, the Affordable Health Care Act and the proposed Amendment 66 legislation.

Modeling software takes MSU Denver aerospace students on some historic flights

Wed, 20 Nov 2013 12:00:00 MST

Four MSU Denver students presented sophisticated computer models of a lunar landing, Amelia Earhart’s ill-fated flight, and more at a museum fundraising gala Saturday.

Governor to request $101.8 million increase in higher ed funding next year

Wed, 20 Nov 2013 11:00:00 MST

Gov. John Hickenlooper will request an additional $101.8 million for higher education in Colorado when he presents his 2014-15 budget request to the state legislature next year.

Auraria directory delivered this week

Wed, 20 Nov 2013 10:00:00 MST

The 2013–14 Auraria campus directory should be delivered to all departments by the end of the week.

NIT Season Tip-Off watch party (Round 2)

Tue, 19 Nov 2013 10:00:00 MST

Watch the MSU Denver men's basketball team take on Fairleigh Dickinson tonight in the NIT Season Tip-Off Game 2.

Nighttime power outages scheduled for Auraria buildings

Tue, 19 Nov 2013 07:00:00 MST

Many buildings on the Auraria campus will experience brief power outages at some point late Wednesday night or early Thursday morning.

MSU Denver student intern of the year finds unexpected rewards

Tue, 19 Nov 2013 12:00:00 MST

MSU Denver senior psychology major Diana Cohen figured her internship in the spring at the Neuroscience Institute at Children’s Hospital Colorado would help her get into graduate school. It very well may, but it has already done more than that.

MSU Denver ranked among the nation’s best colleges for veterans

Tue, 19 Nov 2013 11:00:00 MST

MSU Denver has been ranked among the Military Times’ “Best Colleges for Veterans” for the third time in five years.

MSU Denver hosting Banner Users of the Mountain States (BUMS) conference

Tue, 19 Nov 2013 08:00:00 MST

About 170 Banner software users from Colorado, Wyoming and New Mexico will attend the Banner Users of the Mountain States (BUMS) conference, hosted by MSU Denver, on Thursday and Friday.

Adobe security breach threat to institutional computer accounts

Tue, 19 Nov 2013 10:00:00 MST

Information Technology Services (ITS) is notifying registered Adobe users at MSU Denver of a recent security breach and advising them how to protect their computer accounts and files.

Watch Party tonight for Roadrunner basketball fans

Mon, 18 Nov 2013 11:00:00 MST

Whether Roadrunner fans are traveling to Tucson, Ariz., to watch the men’s basketball team in the NIT Tip-Off Classic or staying in Denver for the big game tonight, here are some ways to cheer on the team.

Event looking to draw faculty interested in collaboration

Mon, 18 Nov 2013 12:03:00 MST

The Office of Sponsored Research and Programs will host a “speed dating” networking event on Friday afternoon for faculty and staff looking for potential partners in research and funding.

Nominees sought for Martin Luther King Peace Awards

Mon, 18 Nov 2013 10:00:00 MST

Organizers of the annual MSU Denver Martin Luther King Peace Breakfast are seeking nominations for a student, a faculty or staff member and a community member to honor at the January event.

It’s now “The Regency Athletic Complex at MSU Denver,” thanks to naming deal

Thu, 14 Nov 2013 11:00:00 MST

MSU Denver President Stephen Jordan announced today a $1 million naming rights agreement for the University’s new athletic complex.

MSU Denver grad stars at STARZ this weekend

Thu, 14 Nov 2013 10:00:00 MST

An MSU Denver grad with an unusual background for a movie star plays the lead in one of the featured films this week at the Starz Denver Film Festival.

Ann Williams named U.S. Professor of the Year

Thu, 14 Nov 2013 12:00:00 MST

Ann Williams, MSU Denver professor of French, has been named one of four “U.S. Professors of the Year” by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching and the Council for Advancement and Support of Education.

Equity Scorecard team works to solve mystery of MSU Denver achievement gaps

Wed, 13 Nov 2013 12:00:00 MST

The mystery is the graduation rate gaps among students of color and their white counterparts at MSU Denver, says Modern Languages Department Chair Lunden MacDonald. Potential answers are in the data.

Jordan to be honored for commitment to underserved students

Wed, 13 Nov 2013 11:00:00 MST

MSU President Stephen Jordan has been recognized by the American Association of Hispanics in Higher Education, Inc., for “Outstanding Support of Hispanic Issues in Higher Education.”


Tue, 12 Nov 2013 09:00:00 MST

We extend kudos to faculty, staff and students who continue to distinguish themselves and MSU Denver through their accomplishments.

Learning Communities and First Year Success seeking faculty applicants

Tue, 12 Nov 2013 10:03:00 MST

Annual summer stipends are available to faculty members willing to enhance current General Studies courses to form intentional learning communities for first year students.

Scenes from Veteran's Day observances

Tue, 12 Nov 2013 11:00:00 MST

The MSU Denver community honored veterans on Monday morning with music, spoken tributes, balloons and Old Glory.

MSU Denver Open House taps freshmen to share stories of real-life transformation

Tue, 12 Nov 2013 12:00:00 MST

More than 1,000 prospective MSU Denver students and their parents filled the Student Success Building for the fall Open House on Nov. 2 to learn about the nuts and bolts of college enrollment.

ITS open forum set for next week

Tue, 12 Nov 2013 08:00:00 MST

Information Technology Services will host an open forum on Monday, Nov. 18, 2:30-4 p.m. in the Student Success Building, Room 400.

Veteran Matt Sahagun goes from Marine Corps to teaching corps

Mon, 11 Nov 2013 12:00:00 MST

MSU Denver alumnus Matt Sahagun (political science, ’12) sees his placement as a teacher in an inner city Denver high school as very much an extension of his earlier service to his country.

Big party to celebrate Roadrunner sports teams set for Thursday

Mon, 11 Nov 2013 11:00:00 MST

Rowdy’s Tailgate – a huge party to celebrate the success of MSU Denver’s fall season sports and usher in the winter sports season – will be Thursday, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., in the P.E. Event Center lobby.

Services for Howard Flomberg, longtime adjunct professor, set for Tuesday

Mon, 11 Nov 2013 13:01:00 MST

Howard Flomberg, longtime adjunct professor of management at MSU Denver, died Nov. 8, following a long illness. He was 66.

Disability rights leader to visit campus

Thu, 07 Nov 2013 10:00:00 MST

Kathleen Martinez, assistant secretary of labor for disability employment policy, will be on the Auraria campus on Tuesday.

MSU Denver to honor veterans with Nov. 11 flag-raising

Thu, 07 Nov 2013 11:00:00 MST

MSU Denver will recognize the sacrifices made by men and women in uniform with its annual Veterans Day flag-raising ceremony on Monday at 10:45 a.m. at the Tivoli Commons.

Mars or bust: Student travelers wanted

Wed, 06 Nov 2013 12:00:00 MST

Some students envision a spring break on warm beaches. And then there’s Taletha Maricle-Fitzpatrick. She’s thinking bigger and farther away – much farther away.

Journalism and technical communication: A media marriage

Wed, 06 Nov 2013 11:00:00 MST

It was a merger that was a long time coming. After an on-and-off courtship of more than 25 years, the journalism and technical communication programs finally said “I do.”

New campus emergency preparedness manager brings wealth of experience

Wed, 06 Nov 2013 10:00:00 MST

The Auraria Higher Education Campus has named Eric Leath as the new emergency preparedness manager. He will begin Nov. 18.

New procurement website helps users get best technology at best price

Tue, 05 Nov 2013 09:00:00 MST

Information Technology Services’ revised procurement website offers a guide for all members of the MSU Denver community in the selection, acquisition and use of the latest technology.

Online tutoring now available 24/7

Tue, 05 Nov 2013 10:00:00 MST

If MSU Denver students are anything, they’re busy. Many have full- or part-time jobs and families – something not lost on the University’s Student Academic Success Center.

Coach Debbie Hendricks empowers students to succeed, on and off the volleyball court

Tue, 05 Nov 2013 12:00:00 MST

When Coach Debbie Hendricks arrived on the MSU Denver campus in 2000, she inherited a women’s volleyball team that had gone 10-21 the year before. By the end of her first season, her team was 21-9, and by the end of the second, they were Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference champions.

Bridges to the Future event to focus on higher education

Tue, 05 Nov 2013 11:00:00 MST

The University of Denver has issued an invitation to faculty and staff at MSU Denver to participate in its annual Bridges to the Future series of lectures and community events, which this year will revolve around the theme “Changing Realities in Higher Education.”

Report on public property crimes in 2012 revised

Mon, 04 Nov 2013 09:00:00 MST

The Auraria Police Department has issued a correction to MSU Denver's 2012 Security and Safety Report.

Donation from Rose Medical Center funds new workout equipment for PE program

Mon, 04 Nov 2013 11:00:00 MST

Some top-of-the-line resistance weight-training equipment arrived at the teaching lab in the Physical Education building last week, thanks in part to a $10,000 donation from Rose Medical Center.

Healthy Mexican food? Come and sample.

Mon, 04 Nov 2013 10:00:00 MST

Members of the MSU Denver community can learn about the health benefits of Mexican diets while eating a three-course lunch at a free special event on Wednesday, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Hospitality Learning Center’s student restaurant.

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