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.