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Riverside Cemetery gets some TLC from MSU Denver's hospitality, tourism and events students

Thu, 31 Oct 2013 12:00:00 MDT

They can’t do much about vampires, zombies or other beasties set to walk the earth tonight, but there’s one thing rising from the graves at Denver’s Riverside Cemetery in far fewer numbers these days: weeds.

Katherine Archuleta becomes highest-ranking Latina in Obama administration

Thu, 31 Oct 2013 13:00:00 MDT

This is a big week for MSU Denver recognition. In addition to the University’s art department being included in a new guidebook to the country’s best colleges for creative people, one of our alums has made national headlines for her appointment to a top job in the federal government.

National and local media showcase MSU Denver faculty expertise

Thu, 31 Oct 2013 10:00:00 MDT

The local and national media continue to call on MSU Denver professors as experts on many of today’s most important and controversial developments.

MSU Denver scores recognition for art department

Thu, 31 Oct 2013 11:00:00 MDT

MSU Denver has been included in the most recent edition of “Creative Colleges: A Guide for Actors, Artists, Dancers, Musicians and Writers” by Elaina Loveland (SuperColleges, 2013).

Shevalier to serve as interim associate vice president

Wed, 30 Oct 2013 11:00:00 MDT

Rae Shevalier, associate dean of personnel and student affairs in the School of Letters, Arts and Sciences, has accepted the position of interim associate vice president for curriculum and academic effectiveness, beginning Friday.


Wed, 30 Oct 2013 10:00:00 MDT

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

Access center expands to accommodate 'tremendous growth' in number of students with disabilities

Wed, 30 Oct 2013 12:02:00 MDT

MSU Denver continues to prove its commitment to inclusive excellence, not by words, slogans or promises but by actual numbers: more than 1,300. That's how many students with disabilities registered this fall, versus 242 in the fall of 2006.

Dazbog's Roadrunner Blend coffee now on sale statewide

Tue, 29 Oct 2013 11:00:00 MDT

There’s a little bit of MSU Denver inside every King Soopers and City Market in Colorado, thanks to a new Dazbog Coffee Company promotion.

MSU Denver becomes a partner in national cybersecurity awareness program

Tue, 29 Oct 2013 10:00:00 MDT

MSU Denver recently signed on as a partner in STOP.THINK.CONNECT, a global cybersecurity awareness campaign created to help promote the importance of online safety.

Japanese jazz trio to perform on campus

Tue, 29 Oct 2013 12:00:00 MDT

MSU Denver’s Golda Meir Center and the Department of Music have partnered with the Japan Foundation and the Consulate-General of Japan in Denver to bring the renowned Japanese jazz group Ai Kuwabara Trio Project to campus in November.

Water conflict, water conflict everywhere ...

Mon, 28 Oct 2013 10:04:00 MDT

A Wednesday morning workshop this week on water conflict and resolution serves as a preview to a full class that will be taught on the topic for the first time next semester.

¡Viva La Mariachi!

Mon, 28 Oct 2013 11:00:00 MDT

MSU Denver’s own mariachi band, Mariachi Los Correcaminos, is striking a chord among music lovers interested in seeing this rich Mexican cultural legacy promoted and enjoyed on campus.

Philosopher and activist Cornel West to speak at St. Cajetan's

Mon, 28 Oct 2013 12:00:00 MDT

Princeton University philosophy professor and social justice activist Cornel West will speak at the Auraria campus on Friday evening. The topic: Education, equity and the impact of economic disparities.

Political activism can give rise to "ethnic switching"

Thu, 24 Oct 2013 12:00:00 MDT

Chicanos, more than any other ethnic group in the United States, tend to stop identifying closely with their indigenous roots as they grow to embrace the dominant American culture.

New construction to impact campus roadways

Thu, 24 Oct 2013 11:00:00 MDT

The 5th Street Garage construction at Walnut and 5th streets in the Elm Lot will impact a number of areas over the next three weeks as new storm sewer, water and sanitary lines are installed, Auraria Higher Education Campus officials say.

Technology outage update

Thu, 24 Oct 2013 08:02:00 MDT

Scheduled Maintenance on Friday will impact some MSU Denver technology services

Jordan named to leadership of higher education association

Thu, 24 Oct 2013 10:00:00 MDT

MSU Denver President Stephen Jordan was named to the board of directors of the American Association of State Colleges and Universities during that group’s annual meeting this week in Los Angeles.

Safety issues to be scouted on Campus Safe Night

Wed, 23 Oct 2013 10:01:00 MDT

The Auraria Police Department and Auraria Higher Education Center will host Campus Safe Night on Tuesday, Nov. 12.

Get flu shots on campus this week and next

Wed, 23 Oct 2013 11:02:00 MDT

Free flu shot clinics for Auraria campus students will begin Thursday, 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. in the Plaza Building across from the Health Center.

MSU Denver and Colorado Heights University establish business school partnership

Wed, 23 Oct 2013 12:00:00 MDT

MSU Denver has partnered with Colorado Heights University in southwest Denver to authorize general studies and business core transfer credits toward a Bachelor of Science degree in one of five business disciplines: accounting, computer information systems, finance, management and marketing.

Faculty members to share tips for making courses accessible

Tue, 22 Oct 2013 09:00:00 MDT

Learning Communities and First Year Success will host a faculty panel on Universal Design for Learning on Wednesday, 12:30 – 1:30 p.m., at the Auraria Faculty and Staff Club, 2nd floor, 1041 9th Street Park.

ConnectU to be down briefly

Tue, 22 Oct 2013 10:00:00 MDT

Information Technology Services will perform maintenance on the ConnectU system on Friday, 12:01 – 6 a.m. During the maintenance ConnectU will be unavailable.

ITS opens new computer lab

Tue, 22 Oct 2013 11:00:00 MDT

Information Technology Services has a new academic computer lab. The lab, located in Room 260 on the second floor of the Administration Building, will serve more students in one location.

Leadership summit to draw students interested in social justice to campus

Tue, 22 Oct 2013 12:00:00 MDT

CO-LEADS – Colorado Leadership for Equity, Advocacy and Discovering Social Justice – will host its fifth annual student summit on Friday, Nov. 1, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Tivoli Turnhalle.

Program seeking up-and-coming leaders in Hispanic community

Mon, 21 Oct 2013 10:00:00 MDT

The Hispanic Leadership Development Program is recruiting professionals interested in promoting the Hispanic community for its Class of 2014. Deadline for applying is Oct. 31.

Chateau la MSU Denver a "complex and beautifully layered" libation

Mon, 21 Oct 2013 12:00:00 MDT

Wine that MSU Denver students had a hand in making last fall is about to be uncorked.

Rid yourself of those unwanted outdated electronics

Mon, 21 Oct 2013 11:00:00 MDT

The Auraria Sustainable Campus Program will sponsor a free electronic waste recycling day on Wednesday.

Graduate school conference for the certain and the uncertain

Thu, 17 Oct 2013 12:00:00 MDT

MSU Denver will host a conference on Oct. 31 to provide undergraduates who think graduate school may be in their future with the chance to learn more.

Faculty, staff invited to present diplomas to family members

Thu, 17 Oct 2013 09:00:00 MDT

Faculty and staff who have a close family member graduating from MSU Denver this term are invited to present the diploma cover to the graduate during Commencement services on Sunday, Dec. 15.

Nominations sought for Applied Learning Center awards

Thu, 17 Oct 2013 11:00:00 MDT

The Applied Learning Center is accepting nominations from the MSU Denver community for six awards to honor faculty, students, internship employers and community partners.

New students to be welcomed into college readiness program

Thu, 17 Oct 2013 10:00:00 MDT

A welcome reception and dinner tonight will mark the start of the second year of the 21st Century College Readiness Center.

MSU Denver rolls out sophisticated enrollment strategies

Wed, 16 Oct 2013 12:00:00 MDT

Acknowledging that the institution “missed the mark” on its aggressive enrollment targets for Fall 2013, Associate Vice President of Enrollment Services Judi Diaz Bonacquisti outlined a host of sophisticated enrollment strategies at the Oct. 10 meeting of the Strategic Enrollment Management Council.

Student conference to focus on career development plan for engineers

Wed, 16 Oct 2013 09:00:00 MDT

The MSU Denver Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers will host the Fall 2013 IEEE Student Professional Awareness Conference on Friday, beginning at 1 p.m., in the Plaza Building Room M204.

Finalists for campus emergency preparedness director to visit

Wed, 16 Oct 2013 10:00:00 MDT

Auraria Higher Education Campus officials have narrowed the search for a new emergency preparedness manager to two finalists, and they’re inviting members of the campus community to two open forums on Friday to meet them.

Economic Freedom speaker returns to campus on Thursday

Wed, 16 Oct 2013 11:00:00 MDT

Christopher Coyne, author of “Doing Bad by Doing Good: Why Humanitarian Action Fails,” returns to MSU Denver as part of the Department of Economics’ fifth annual Exploring Economic Freedom Series.

Call for entries for World AIDS Day student art exhibit

Tue, 15 Oct 2013 11:00:00 MDT

The Auraria Higher Education Campus will, for the eighth year, host the World AIDS Day Student Art Exhibit, Nov. 19 – Dec. 6, and organizers have issued a call for student entries.

Pilot program may help students who miss class or need review

Tue, 15 Oct 2013 10:00:00 MDT

A new “lecture capture service” is now available to MSU Denver students, faculty and staff to test and see how they like it.

Faculty member honored for bravery

Tue, 15 Oct 2013 12:00:00 MDT

An affiliate faculty member with MSU Denver’s Department of Human Services has received a national award in recognition of superior bravery in the line of duty.

ITS initiative to consolidate and simplify accounts

Tue, 15 Oct 2013 09:00:00 MDT

Remembering the multiple user IDs and passwords required for the multiple computer systems across the University sometimes confuses people. So Information Technology Services is simplifying how students, faculty, and staff access computers across campus.

SRI task force sets May 1 deadline for recommendations to president

Mon, 14 Oct 2013 12:00:00 MDT

A task force appointed by MSU Denver President Stephen Jordan to evaluate Student Ratings of Instruction (SRI) – and what role they might play in a faculty member’s tenure or promotion – met for the first time on Thursday.

National and local media showcase faculty expertise

Mon, 14 Oct 2013 09:00:00 MDT

The local and national media continue to call on MSU Denver professors as experts on many of today’s most important and controversial developments and breaking news such as the U.S. government shutdown, Syrian conflicts, Colorado flood impacts, airport security and the technology features of Apple’s latest iPhones.

Tales from La Piedra: Design students, hosts to discuss experiences in Dominican Republic

Mon, 14 Oct 2013 08:00:00 MDT

The founders of the Guanin Cultural organization, a youth development nonprofit that hosted MSU Denver design students during a three-week immersion experience in the Dominican Republic this summer, will be on campus today and Tuesday.

Visiting Castro Professor recounts story of "Our Lady of Controversy"

Mon, 14 Oct 2013 11:00:00 MDT

Artist Alma Lopez likes to take traditional Latino cultural symbols and reinterpret them to give them a positive message. But when she reinterpreted the Virgin Mary as standing with her hands on her hips, wearing only boxing gloves and covered with roses while being uplifted by bare-breasted women, the message some people received was anything but positive.

Chamber music + theatrical narrative = "Los Valientes"

Thu, 10 Oct 2013 12:00:00 MDT

The modern languages department will host the Core Ensemble on Tuesday, Oct. 15, for two workshops and a presentation of "Los Valientes."


Thu, 10 Oct 2013 11:00:00 MDT

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

Construction to impact Holly lot through December

Thu, 10 Oct 2013 10:00:00 MDT

Construction to accommodate an electrical service upgrade will impact the entrance and exit to the Holly parking lot, beside the St. Cajetan Center, beginning Monday. Expected completion is in early December.

Strategic Enrollment Management Council hoping for broad input

Wed, 09 Oct 2013 08:12:00 MDT

The dates for the fall meetings of the Strategic Enrollment Management Council have been set, and Judi Diaz Bonacquisti, associate vice president for enrollment services, hopes to attract more than just vice presidents and deans.

Longtime journalism instructor dies

Wed, 09 Oct 2013 08:00:00 MDT

Fred Gillies, a Denver newspaperman and longtime adjunct faculty member in the MSU Department of Journalism and Mass Communication, died on Sept. 25. He was 91.

Aviation student receives high accolades for flight instruction

Wed, 09 Oct 2013 12:00:00 MDT

Of the 973 flight instructors across the country included in an Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association poll of flight students, MSU Denver senior Dileep Anne ranks at least in the Top 12.

From 10 Downing Street to Prior Weston, Professor Peg Fraser and students make connections

Wed, 09 Oct 2013 11:00:00 MDT

MSU Denver has connections with people and institutions around the globe, from China to Ethiopia. This spring, Professor Peg Fraser and a group of students added to the list during their study abroad class in London.

MSU Denver on cutting edge of Colorado growth

Tue, 08 Oct 2013 12:00:00 MDT

Last year was extremely productive for MSU Denver. In many ways, it was pivotal – cementing a new identity and firm foundation for moving into the future, while reaffirming our mission and goals.

Faculty gaining promotions, tenure to be honored

Tue, 08 Oct 2013 09:01:00 MDT

A reception celebrating the promotion or granting of tenure of MSU Denver faculty members will be Wednesday, 5:30-7:30 p.m. in St. Cajetan’s.

Consolidation provides wider access to campus software programs

Tue, 08 Oct 2013 08:00:00 MDT

Some commonly known but not widely available software titles are now available to the entire MSU Denver academic community.

Van Cliburn's piano to highlight music department celebration

Tue, 08 Oct 2013 11:00:00 MDT

Legendary pianist Van Cliburn’s favorite grand piano from his home in Texas is coming to MSU Denver, and aspiring local virtuosos have a chance to see it, hear it, or even rent five minutes on the keys.

Awards available for volunteer faculty marshals

Tue, 08 Oct 2013 10:00:00 MDT

Faculty members are needed to serve as marshals at the Fall 2013 Commencement, to be 2-4:30 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 15, at the Colorado Convention Center.

Adaptive technology added to all MSU Denver computer labs

Tue, 08 Oct 2013 07:00:00 MDT

Information Technology Services (ITS) is working with the Access Center & Testing Services to integrate adaptive technology into all MSU Denver open computer labs.

Lunch at the lab not a bad deal at all

Mon, 07 Oct 2013 11:00:00 MDT

Grrrrrrrrraaaallllll. If that’s your stomach growling, MSU Denver has the cure. The as-yet-unnamed student-run restaurant is now open for business and getting rave reviews.

Roadrunner Pride Pep Band to hold auditions

Mon, 07 Oct 2013 10:03:00 MDT

Needed: Enthusiastic musicians who enjoy tooting MSU Denver’s horn.

Tabletop disaster exercise gets campus planners thinking

Mon, 07 Oct 2013 09:01:00 MDT

The bomb that exploded in the Tivoli Student Union last month was only hypothetical. But the training that officials, faculty and staff from all three schools on the Auraria Higher Education Campus got in disaster preparedness resulted in some real understanding.

Professor blends education and design for social justice

Mon, 07 Oct 2013 12:00:00 MDT

Professor Lisa Abendroth, winner of the 2013 Distinguished Service Faculty Member Award, arrived at MSU Denver in 2000 and immediately began stirring things up in the communication design program.

Daily News Clips

Fri, 04 Oct 2013 07:00:00 MDT

Read the most recent articles on MSU Denver, higher education and K-12 issues.

Free help for students and alumni with loans

Thu, 03 Oct 2013 11:03:00 MDT

MSU Denver students and alumni fretting over student loans and other financial hardships now have a new resource from a nonprofit called American Student Assistance (ASA).

Health care reform presentations scheduled

Thu, 03 Oct 2013 09:00:00 MDT

The Human Resources Department will sponsor three presentations on health care reform during October.

Athletic initiative brings tennis to Greenlee youngsters

Thu, 03 Oct 2013 12:02:00 MDT

MSU Denver is helping to dispel the myth that tennis is a sport reserved for a select few.

Daily News Clips

Thu, 03 Oct 2013 07:00:00 MDT

Read the most recent articles on MSU Denver, higher education and K-12 issues as well as articles showcasing faculty expertise.

Candidates for Denver school board to discuss Latino issues at campus forum

Thu, 03 Oct 2013 10:00:00 MDT

MSU Denver will host a candidate forum featuring all nine candidates for the Denver Public School board November election.

AVP of Human Resources position eliminated

Thu, 03 Oct 2013 07:24:00 MDT

After assessing the Human Resources area, Steve Kreidler, vice president for administration, finance and facilities, has eliminated the position of associate vice president for human resources.

Bus tour to give faculty chance to see partnerships at work

Wed, 02 Oct 2013 10:02:00 MDT

MSU Denver will host a faculty bus tour later this month of some of the sites where the University is collaborating with businesses, government agencies and community groups.

Professor to discuss STEM careers

Wed, 02 Oct 2013 11:00:00 MDT

April Hill, assistant professor of chemistry, will speak on attracting women and other under-represented groups to science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) fields at the Institute for Women’s Studies and Services on Friday.

School bracing for potential impacts from government shutdown

Wed, 02 Oct 2013 13:00:00 MDT

More than 10,000 MSU Denver students could potentially see their financial aid impacted if the United States government shutdown, which began Tuesday morning, continues for more than a week or so, school officials say.

Daily News Clips

Wed, 02 Oct 2013 07:00:00 MDT

Read the most recent articles on MSU Denver, higher education and K-12 issues as well as articles showcasing faculty expertise.

Sleeker, friendly Admissions website debuts

Wed, 02 Oct 2013 12:00:00 MDT

The newest improvement in MSU Denver’s refreshed website went live last week.

IT to launch security awareness training program

Tue, 01 Oct 2013 09:00:00 MDT

October is IT Security Awareness month and information security is serious business for Information Technology Services (ITS). A strong security program, including a training awareness program maintained by the University, is required by the state.

Significant upgrades to campus networking coming

Tue, 01 Oct 2013 08:00:00 MDT

Information Technology Services (ITS) has launched several initiatives to improve the MSU Denver computing experience over the next year.

Alumni Association offers first peek at new MSU Denver license plate

Tue, 01 Oct 2013 10:00:00 MDT

The new MSU Denver license plate will debut Friday, Oct. 4, at the Center for Visual Art, 965 Santa Fe Drive.

Recent HTE grad to reopen Denver restaurant following fire

Tue, 01 Oct 2013 12:00:00 MDT

Fired Up, the hip gastro pub in Lower Downtown co-owned by MSU Denver grad Josh Barhaug (‘10, hospitality management) and his wife, Jess, will reopen this week after a June 26 fire nearly devastated the restaurant.

Daily News Clips

Tue, 01 Oct 2013 07:00:00 MDT

Read the most recent articles on MSU Denver, higher education and K-12 issues as well as articles showcasing faculty expertise.

Internationally known video artist coming to campus this week

Tue, 01 Oct 2013 11:00:00 MDT

Pioneer video artist Beryl Korot comes to MSU Denver on Wednesday and Thursday as part of the Art Department’s Visiting Artist, Scholar & Designer Program.

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