LATEST UPDATES ON FALL 2021 PLANNING, VACCINES, COVID-19 TESTING AND MORE LATEST UPDATES ON FALL 2021 PLANNING, VACCINES, COVID-19 TESTING AND MORE
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The Rundown: LatinX Heritage Month

Sept. 21, 2021

In this edition of The Rundown, President Davidson talks to MSU Denver staff about what it means to be a Hispanic-Serving Institution and how the University is celebrating LatinX Heritage Month.

President's Welcome Back

Sept. 21, 2021

President Davidson welcomes faculty and staff back to campus. State of the University event focuses on MSU Denver’s future through investment in and recognition of the people who make it all possible.

 

President’s Cabinet Meeting

Sept. 15, 2021

Watch the full cabinet meeting.

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Thumbnail: MSU Denver Safe Return to Campus update

MSU Denver Safe Return to Campus update

May 6, 2021

President Davidson shares the latest on MSU Denver’s plans to return to full campus operations.

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Thumbnail: Executive Update - Office Education Solutions

Executive Update - Office Education Solutions

April 22, 2021

The recently launched Office of Education Solutions at Metropolitan State University of Denver has been created to take on these and other urgent issues.

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Thumbnail: President's Cabinet Meeting, April 21, 2021

President's Cabinet Meeting

April 21, 2021

Members discuss budget, infrastructure, and RAVE Alerts and share important announcements and updates.

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Thumbnail: The Rundown: Spring Commencement

The Rundown: Spring Commencement

April 20, 2021

President Janine Davidson, Ph.D., talks to Cora Potter, Manager of University Events and Protocol, to learn more about commencement plans for Spring 2021.

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Thumbnail: MSU Denver President Janine Davidson recognizes Representative Leslie Herod at Spring Update

MSU Denver President Janine Davidson recognizes Representative Leslie Herod at Spring Update

April 8, 2021

President Janine Davidson recognizes Representative Leslie Herod at the Spring Update for being a lead advocate for greater equity in allocating state funds to higher education students.

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Thumbnail: The Rundown: Good Hospitality

The Rundown: Good Hospitality

March 23, 2021

MSU Denver hotel-management student Bud Ribley turns an assignment in his restaurant-concept-development class into a project to help design a food basket for a hungry hospitality student.

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Thumbnail: Roadrunners, it's time to vaccinate!

Roadrunners, it's time to vaccinate!

March 19, 2021

President Davidson gets her COVID-19 vaccination on the Auraria Campus, and encourages her fellow Roadrunners to do the same.

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Thumbnail: President's Speaker Series - Gayle Tzemach Lemmon

President's Speaker Series - Gayle Tzemach Lemmon

March 11, 2021

Gayle Tzemach Lemmon is the author of the New York Times bestsellers “Ashley’s War” and “The Dressmaker of Khair Khana” and is an adjunct senior fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations.

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Thumbnail: WorldDenver International Women's Day 2021

WorldDenver International Women's Day 2021

March 8, 2021

President Davidson accepts an award at WorldDenver International Women’s Day 2021: Women in National Security.

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Thumbnail: Fall 2021 Safe Return Employee Town Hall

Fall 2021 Safe Return Employee Town Hall

March 4, 2021

President Davidson joins campus leaders to discuss the steps needed for returning to campus safely this fall.

Thumbnail: The Rundown: 2021 legislative update

Thumbnail: The Rundown: 2021 legislative update

The Rundown: 2021 legislative update

February 25, 2021

President Davidson talks with Kaycee Gerhart, MSU Denver director of government affairs, about this year’s state legislative session and MSU Denver’s push for more equitable funding for higher education.

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Thumbnail: President's Cabinet Meeting, February 10, 2021

President's Cabinet Meeting

February 10, 2021

The meeting included updates on funding, vaccine distribution, HLC accreditation, MSU Denver Day of Giving and more.

Thumbnail: Welcome back! MSU Denver kicks off the Spring 2021 semester

Thumbnail: Welcome back! MSU Denver kicks off the Spring 2021 semester

Welcome back! MSU Denver kicks off the Spring 2021 semester

January 21, 2021

President Janine Davidson, Ph.D., thanks our community for persevering and is optimistic for brighter days ahead, as she welcomes faculty, staff and students back to campus for the new semester.

2020

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Thumbnail: President's Speaker Series: Dr. Marc Lamont Hill

RED: President's Speaker Series: Dr. Marc Lamont Hill

November 18, 2020

The author, activist, and Temple University professor Dr. Marc Lamont Hill spoke with MSU Denver leaders in the latest installment of the President’s Speaker Series.

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Thumbnail: Inside the President's Cabinet Meeting, November 2020

Inside the President's Cabinet

November 18, 2020

Members discuss COVID-19 safety protocols, updates from the Advisory Council on Culture and Workplace, and more.

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Thumbnail: The Rundown: Taking care of our mental health

The Rundown: Taking care of our mental health

November 18, 2020

President Davidson talks with the Health Center at Auraria experts about maintaining mental health during stressful times.

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Thumbnail: The Rundown: Safe Return to Campus Update

The Rundown: Safe Return to Campus Update

October 14, 2020

President Davidson, COO Larry Sampler and AHEC CEO Colleen Walker discuss the plan already in progress for a safe return to campus.

Thumbnail: The Rundown: New athletic director leads student-athletes through pandemic times

Thumbnail: The Rundown: New athletic director leads student-athletes through pandemic times

The Rundown: New athletic director leads student-athletes through pandemic times

September 30, 2020

Director of Athletics Todd Thurman talks to the Roadrunner family and discusses how MSU Denver is supporting student-athletes through a pandemic that has upended sports seasons this fall.

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Thumbnail: Make a voting plan

Make a voting plan

September 23, 2020

President Janine Davidson has a message for the Roadrunner community: Get out the vote.

Thumbnail: Welcome Back Fall 2020

Thumbnail: Welcome Back Fall 2020

Welcome Back Fall 2020

September 17, 2020

President Davidson shares the State of the University address, answers employee questions on budget, Spring 2021 planning, anti-racism efforts and more.

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Thumbnail: President's Cabinet Meeting, September 2020

President's Cabinet Meeting

September 16, 2020

Members discuss the latest updates from President Davidson and presentations on campus initiatives and programs.

Thumbnail: The Rundown: Campus ambassadors welcome students

Thumbnail: The Rundown: Campus ambassadors welcome students

The Rundown: Campus ambassadors welcome students

September 7, 2020

While most MSU Denver students will be taking their courses online for the Fall 2020 semester, a limited number will return for on-campus classes. MSU Denver has carefully planned for a safe return, and in this edition of the Rundown, President Davidson tells us what to expect.

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Thumbnail: President's Cabinet Meeting, August 2020

President's Cabinet Meeting

August 19, 2020

Members discussed upcoming website improvements, diversity and inclusion efforts, budget updates and more.

Thumbnail: Roadrunners Who Soar Awards 2020

Thumbnail: Roadrunners Who Soar Awards 2020

Roadrunners Who Soar Awards 2020

August 6, 2020

The Roadrunners Who Soar Awards Ceremony honors employees from across the University for their contributions throughout the academic year.

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Thumbnail: Hart Center Forum

Hart Center Forum

July 30, 2020

President Davidson joins Gary Hart, Michael Bennet, Rebecca Love Kourlis and Federico Peña on a discussion on public service.

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Thumbnail: Economic Development Program 2020

Economic Development Program 2020

July 27, 2020

President Davidson participates in a discussion about planning for an uncertain future.

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Thumbnail: MSU Denver Family Town Hall

MSU Denver Family Town Hall

June 22, 2020

President Davidson and team answer questions from Roadrunners and their family members about returning to campus, registering for classes, and more more.

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Thumbnail: President's Cabinet Meeting, June 2020

President's Cabinet Meeting

June 17, 2020

The meeting featured recommendations for improving student employment opportunities and COVID-19 inspired design ideas for West Classroom.

Thumbnail: RED: Black scholars launch dialogue series on race

Thumbnail: RED: Black scholars launch dialogue series on race

RED: Black scholars launch dialogue series on race

June 17, 2020

MSU Denver panel dives into issues of racial justice, history’s codification of racism and the emergence of “white cultural activism”.

Thumbnail: The Rundown: How do we talk about race?

Thumbnail: The Rundown: How do we talk about race?

The Rundown: How do we talk about race?

June 15, 2020

President Davidson talks with Katia Campbell, Ph.D., associate professor of communications and president of the Faculty Senate, about summer dialogue series that aims to provide the campus community with space for critical discourse about racial justice.

Human Capital and the Cyber Workforce Event Poster 2020

Human Capital and the Cyber Workforce Event Poster 2020

Early Bird: Human Capital and the Cyber Workforce

June 9, 2020

President Davidson joined an online panel Monday to discuss trends within the civilian cyber-recruitment fields as well as initiatives to modernize cyber hiring.

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Thumbnail: RED: Aerial parade supports Colorado COVID Relief Fund

RED: Aerial parade supports Colorado COVID Relief Fund

May 18, 2020

Classic planes take to the sky to honor essential workers and raise money for Coloradans in need during the coronavirus pandemic.

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Thumbnail: The Rundown: Preparing for Fall 2020

The Rundown: Preparing for Fall 2020

May 19, 2020

President Davidson talks with Interim Provost Bill Henry and Larry Sampler, vice president for administration and finance, about how MSU Denver is preparing for a return to campus this fall.

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Thumbnail: Virtual Roadrunner Appreciation Day

Virtual Roadrunner Appreciation Day

May 5, 2020

Please join President Janine Davidson, Ph.D., as we celebrate your contributions to Metropolitan State University of Denver at our Roadrunner Appreciation Day event. This virtual gathering will take the place of the annual Faculty and Staff Appreciation BBQ.

Thumbnail: A message for the graduating class of Spring 2020

Thumbnail: A message for the graduating class of Spring 2020

A message for the graduating class of Spring 2020

April 22, 2020

President Davidson has a update on Commencement plans for spring 2020 graduates.

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Thumbnail: Spring Update 2020 Livestream

Spring Update 2020 Livestream

April 21, 2020

President Davidson joins faculty and staff leaders for a discussion on Commencement, short-term budget solutions and answers submitted questions.

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Thumbnail: RED: Earning a diploma on COVID-19's front lines

RED: Earning a diploma on COVID-19's front lines

April 20, 2020

Nursing students join STRIDE Community Health Center to ramp up testing for coronavirus – and earn the clinical experience required for graduation.

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Thumbnail: Leadership in a Pandemic

Leadership in a Pandemic

April 15, 2020

The Schar School of Policy and Government at George Mason University and MSU Denver host “Leadership in a Pandemic”, a moderated online discussion including President Janine Davidson, Ph.D.; Vice Admiral (ret.) Bruce H. Lindsey, Ph.D.; and moderator Michael Morell.

Thumbnail: RED: 3D printing PPE for Colorado's health care heroes

Thumbnail: RED: 3D printing PPE for Colorado's health care heroes

RED: 3D printing PPE for Colorado's health care heroes

April 8, 2020

Here’s how MSU Denver’s ‘maker community’ is combing its expertise, ingenuity and resources to design and manufacture much-needed personal protective equipment.

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Thumbnail: RED: 'Rise above'

RED: 'Rise above'

April 7, 2020

Here’s how members of the groundbreaking Tuskegee Airmen – the first African American pilots in the U.S. Armed Forces – are inspiring a new generation of aviators.

Special Edition of the President's Cabinet

April 7, 2020

President Davidson discusses budget concerns, health projections, fundraising efforts, the MSU Denver COVID-19 response and more.

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Thumbnail: COVID-19 town hall for students

COVID-19 town hall for students

March 26, 2020

President Davidson and Dean of Students Braelin Pantel, Ph.D., present a COVID-19 student town hall on Thursday, March 26, 2020.

Thumbnail: A message for students from Janine Davidson

Thumbnail: A message for students from Janine Davidson

A message for students from Janine Davidson

March 24, 2020

MSU Denver president Janine Davidson, Ph.D., sends a message of support to all MSU Denver students.

Thumbnail: RED: Serving hope, 6 feet apart

Thumbnail: RED: Serving hope, 6 feet apart

RED: Serving hope, 6 feet apart

March 24, 2020

In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, childhood-hunger-relief organization Food For Thought continues to feed kids who normally rely on school meals. Here’s how you can help.

Thumbnail: The Rundown: Serving students during COVID-19 response

Thumbnail: The Rundown: Serving students during COVID-19 response

The Rundown: Serving students during COVID-19 response

March 18, 2020

President Davidson discusses student well-being during the COVID-19 pandemic, including how and where students can find resources and ask questions.

Thumbnail: The Rundown: Classes move online in response to COVID-19

Thumbnail: The Rundown: Classes move online in response to COVID-19

The Rundown: Classes move online in response to COVID-19

March 16, 2020

In this special edition of the Rundown, President Davidson discusses moving all classes online in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Thumbnail: Civic engagement at MSU Denver

Civic engagement at MSU Denver

March 9, 2020

How are Roadrunners more engaged in elections than any other university in Colorado? Here’s what we’re doing to get the vote out and encourage even more of our students to participate.

Thumbnail: A conversation with U.S. Senate candidate Diana Bray

Thumbnail: A conversation with U.S. Senate candidate Diana Bray

A conversation with U.S. Senate candidate Diana Bray

February 26, 2020

U.S. Senate candidate Diana Bray was on campus on February 25, 2020 as part of a series of student-moderated fireside-style conversations with each of the state’s U.S. Senate candidates.

Thumbnail: RED: ¡Viva mariachi!

Thumbnail: RED: ¡Viva mariachi!

RED: ¡Viva mariachi!

February 19, 2020

The Mexican tradition is experiencing a renaissance as new generations discover the music’s joy and passion.

Thumbnail: The Rundown: Budget primer

Thumbnail: The Rundown: Budget primer

The Rundown: Budget primer

February 14, 2020

President Davidson talks with Larry Sampler, MSU Denver vice president of administration and finance, about the budget outlook and the important role that the university’s Budget Task force plays in how limited resources are allocated.

Thumbnail: A conversation with U.S. Senate Candidate Lorena Garcia

Thumbnail: A conversation with U.S. Senate Candidate Lorena Garcia

A conversation with U.S. Senate Candidate Lorena Garcia

February 24, 2020

U.S. Senate candidate Lorena Garcia was on the campus on February 24, 2020 as part of a series of student-moderated fireside-style conversations with each of the state’s U.S. Senate candidates.

Thumbnail: A conversation with U.S. Senate Candidate Andrew Romanoff

Thumbnail: A conversation with U.S. Senate Candidate Andrew Romanoff

A conversation with U.S. Senate candidate Andrew Romanoff

February 17, 2020

Andrew Romanoff, former speaker of the Colorado House of Representative and a candidate for U.S. Senate, was on campus on February 17, 2020 as part of a series of student-moderate fireside-style conversations with each of the state’s U.S. Senate candidates.

Thumbnail: A conversation with U.S. Senate Candidate Trish Zornio

Thumbnail: A conversation with U.S. Senate Candidate Trish Zornio

A conversation with U.S. Senate candidate Trish Zornio

February 11, 2020

Trish Zornio was on campus on February 11, 2020 as part of a series of student-moderated fire-side style conversations with each of the state’s U.S. Senate candidates.

Thumbnail: A conversation with U.S. Senate Candidate Michelle Ferrigno Warren

Thumbnail: A conversation with U.S. Senate Candidate Michelle Ferrigno Warren

A conversation with U.S. Senate candidate Michelle Ferrigno Warren

January 29, 2020

Michelle Ferrigno Warren was on campus on January 29, 2020 as part of a series of student-moderated fire-side style conversations with each of the state’s U.S. Senate candidates.

Thumbnail: A conversation with U.S. Senate Candidate Stephany Rose Spaulding

Thumbnail: A conversation with U.S. Senate Candidate Stephany Rose Spaulding

A conversation with U.S. Senate candidate Stephany Rose Spaulding

January 28, 2020

Stephany Rose spaulding was on campus on January 28, 2020 as part of a series of student-moderated fireside-style conversations with each of the state’s U.S. Senate candidates.

Thumbnail: The Rundown: Connecting learners with leaders

Thumbnail: The Rundown: Connecting learners with leaders

The Rundown: Connecting learners with leaders

January 27, 2020

In this edition of the Rundown, President Davidson, along with university General Counsel David Fine, teach “Freedom of Speech”, a communications class exploring the philosophical and legal origins of freedom of speech in America.

Thumbnail: TEDx MSU Denver: Self-love for perfectionists

Thumbnail: TEDx MSU Denver: Self-love for perfectionists

TEDx MSU Denver: Self-love for perfectionists

January 27, 2020

Personal trainer Tyler Kingsbury reimagines how self-love can vanquish the veil of perfection and increase focus on the values that allow us to live more meaningful lives.

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Thumbnail: RED: Accessibility by design

RED: Accessibility by design

January 16, 2020

Here’s how an advanced manufacturing science student is using 3D printing to assist patients at Craig Hospital.

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Thumbnail: RED: Reflecting on Dr. King's Legacy

Reflecting on Dr. King's Legacy

January 10, 2020

2020 MLK Peace Award Winners are carrying on Martin Luther King Jr.’s legacy by being champions of peace.

2019

Videos from 2019

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Thumbnail: Online Learning at MSU Denver

Online Learning at MSU Denver

December 9, 2019

Don’t let your busy schedule get in the way of pursuing your college degree. Let MSU Denver bring the classroom to wherever you prefer to study.

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Thumbnail: Happy Holidays from MSU Denver

Happy Holidays from MSU Denver

December 6, 2019

To usher in this festive time of year, MSU Denver students, faculty and staff lent their many talents to create a fun play on a storybook classic. Recent wintry weather provided the perfect snowy backdrop on the Auraria Campus, with hospitality, theatre, music and industrial design students helping to spread holiday cheer.

Thumbnail: TEDx MSU Denver: The freedom of hate speech

Thumbnail: TEDx MSU Denver: The freedom of hate speech

TEDx MSU Denver: The freedom of hate speech

December 3, 2019

Communications professor Katia Campbell reimagines the responsibilities and consequences of free speech in America.

Thumbnail: TEDx MSU Denver: From Homo sapiens to spacelings

Thumbnail: TEDx MSU Denver: From Homo sapiens to spacelings

TEDx MSU Denver: From Homo sapiens to spacelings

November 25, 2019

Lockheed Martin deep space exploration engineer Dave Gingerich reimagines a future in which our species’ survival requires evolving to live entirely in space.

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Thumbnail: Hickenlooper tours record as consensus builder

RED: Hickenlooper tours record as consensus builder

November 22, 2019

The former Colorado governor highlights his accomplishments on health care, the economy, environmental issues and fun safety in the first of a series of conversations with 2020 U.S. Senate candidates hosted by MSU Denver.

Thumbnail: RED: Sculpting Speed

Thumbnail: RED: Sculpting Speed

RED: Sculpting Speed

November 19, 2019

Two of General Motors’ top automotive design sculptors show the next generation of designers the importance of modeling in a digital world.

Thumbnail: TEDx MSU Denver: Lasting Learning

Thumbnail: TEDx MSU Denver: Lasting Learning

TEDx MSU Denver: Lasting Learning

November 15, 2019

Open education resources champion Emily Ragan reimagines learning in our age of abundant information.

Thumbnail: TEDx MSU Denver: The power of purpose in business

Thumbnail: TEDx MSU Denver: The power of purpose in business

TEDx MSU Denver: The power of purpose in business

November 5, 2019

Management expert David Bechtold reimagines traditional business models to put purpose at the forefront in order to create societal value and reap market rewards.

Thumbnail: TEDx MSU Denver: The dying mothers, sisters, daughters, friends

Thumbnail: TEDx MSU Denver: The dying mothers, sisters, daughters, friends

TEDx MSU Denver: The dying mothers, sisters, daughters, friends

October 24, 2019

Nurse Katrina Little reimagines postpartum and newborn care to improve the high maternal mortality rates in the U.S. for African American women.

Thumbnail: The Rundown: Lifestyle Medicine

Thumbnail: The Rundown: Lifestyle Medicine

The Rundown: Lifestyle Medicine

October 18, 2019

MSU Denver is the first university in the country to offer a bachelor’s degree in Lifestyle Medicine. President Davidson drops in on a class to learn more about this fast-growing segment of the health-care industry.

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Thumbnail: Precision Possible

RED: Precision Possible

October 18, 2019

Here’s how MSU Denver’s precision flight team is preparing to host the National Intercollegiate Flying Association’s SAFECON competition.

Thumbnail: TEDx MSU Denver: Self-care to communities of care

Thumbnail: TEDx MSU Denver: Self-care to communities of care

TEDx MSU Denver: Self-care to communities of care

October 9, 2019

Psychologist Travis Heath reimagines a model of community care wherein people don’t have to self-care their way out of social inequities.

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Thumbnail: System Reboot

System Reboot

October 2, 2019

Here’s how one MSU Denver computer science major and domestic violence survivor is using computer repair skills to provide others with the technology they need to restart their lives.

Thumbnail: The Rundown: Homecoming 2019

Thumbnail: The Rundown: Homecoming 2019

The Rundown: Homecoming 2019

October 1, 2019

President Davidson talks with Dominique Perez, chair of the student Homecoming Committee, and Brandi Rideout, director of Alumni Relations, about this year’s Homecoming celebration.

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Thumbnail: A ProStart to a culinary career

A ProStart to a culinary career

September 27, 2019

Restaurant management student AJ Maldonado began working in his dad’s food truck at age 14. With the help of the high school program ProStart and MSU Denver’s School of Hospitality, Maldonado is now poised to open a business of his own.

Thumbnail: The Rundown: Ambient Energy

Thumbnail: The Rundown: Ambient Energy

The Rundown: Ambient Energy

September 25, 2019

President Davidson visits Ambient Energy, a leader in sustainable building design and consulting and a public-private partner headquartered in MSU Denver’s AES building.

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Thumbnail: TEDx MSU Denver: Is college worth it?

TEDx MSU Denver: Is college worth it?

September 24, 2019

President Janine Davidson, Ph.D., makes the case for higher education, demonstrates how state disinvestment erodes the American Dream.

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Thumbnail: MSU Denver Welcome Back 2019

MSU Denver Welcome Back 2019

September 10, 2019

President Davidson, Ph.D., join Faculty Senate President Katia Campbell, Ph.D., for a fireside chat, where the two leaders unveil a new advertising and brand campaign, discuss university policies and answer questions.

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Reimagine Possible

September 10, 2019

What’s possible when you reimagine higher education? A thriving urban university that fosters student success through classroom-to-career connection, relevant degrees and excellent faculty.

Thumbnail: The Rundown: A partnership built to serve students

Thumbnail: The Rundown: A partnership built to serve students

The Rundown: A partnership built to serve students

August 30, 2019

President Janine Davidson, Ph.D., tours campus with Colleen Walker, CEO of the Auraria Higher Education Center, and Larry Sampiler, chief operating officer at MSU Denver.

Thumbnail: The Rundown: Dropping in on the Mosquito Man

Thumbnail: The Rundown: Dropping in on the Mosquito Man

The Rundown: Dropping in on the Mosquito Man

August 1, 2019

President Davidson visits the biology laboratory of Professor Bob Hancock, who’s been studying bloodsucking arthropods for more than 35 years.

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Brewing Success

July 17, 2019

Less than a decade ago, Sean Peters was homeless and struggling to get by. Today, he’s living out his dream as owner of Peak View Brewing Company.

Thumbnail: Speakers announced for TEDx MSU Denver

Thumbnail: Speakers announced for TEDx MSU Denver

Speakers announced for TEDx MSU Denver

July 15, 2019

The TEDx event held on September 12 will feature eight faculty members, three alumni, multiple students, and one very recognizable university president.

Thumbnail: The Rundown: York Space Systems

Thumbnail: The Rundown: York Space Systems

The Rundown: York Space Systems

July 1, 2019

Thanks to a unique public-private partnership, York is manufacturing and operating a new class of small satellites from its headquarters in the AES Building.

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Thumbnail: Taken by storm

Taken by storm

June 21, 2019

Future meteorologists hit the high plains for an up-close view of severe weather.

Thumbnail: A conversation with Vicente Fox and Mart Sahagún

Thumbnail: A conversation with Vicente Fox and Mart Sahagún

A conversation with Vicente Fox and Mart Sahagún

June 14, 2019

Former Mexican President Vicente Fox and his wife, Marta Sahagún, visited MSU Denver on June 13, 2019 to discuss a new health care related partnership with the University, as well as a myriad of hot-button topics, including trade, immigration and drug legalization.

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Thumbnail: MSU Denver Champions 2019

MSU Denver Champions 2019

May 24, 2019

MSU Denver needs advocates like you to create a strong, collective voice for the University.

Thumbnail: The Rundown: The science and art of helping people

Thumbnail: The Rundown: The science and art of helping people

The Rundown: The science and art of helping people

May 16, 2019

President Davidson visits the Department of Human Services and Counseling to discuss how MSU Denver graduates can help address the state’s opioid epidemic and other mental health issues.

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Thumbnail: Spring Update 2019

Spring Update 2019

April 23, 2019

President Davidson reiterates the University’s commitment to students and the value of humanities.

Thumbnail: The Rundown: The legacy and leadership of Golda Meir

Thumbnail: The Rundown: The legacy and leadership of Golda Meir

The Rundown: The legacy and leadership of Golda Meir

March 27, 2019

President Davidson visits the one-time Denver home of former Israeli Prime Minister Golda Meir. Dr. Davidson talks with the center’s founder and director, Norman Provizer, about Meir’s time in Denver and how the center inspires his students today.

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Thumbnail: From aviator to artist

From aviator to artist

March 14, 2019

Ivan Schlutz was born to fly planes, but a brain injury altered his flight path. Here’s how he overcame tragedy to become an acclaimed sculptor.

Thumbnail: The Rundown: Meet the Dean of HEaT

Thumbnail: The Rundown: Meet the Dean of HEaT

The Rundown: Meet the Dean of HEaT

March 7, 2019

President Davidson visits the School of Hospitality, Events and Tourism to talk with its founding dean, Christian Hardigree.

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Thumbnail: Fight fake news with these four steps

Fight fake news with these four steps

February 15, 2019

A provocative book and innovative curriculum initiative prepare a new generation for the social media information wars.

Thumbnail: Cheers to canned beer

Thumbnail: Cheers to canned beer

Cheers to canned beer

February 13, 2019

Tivoli Brewing Company rolls out canned craft suds with a new Cask Global Canning System.

Thumbnail: The Rundown: Hanging out with the Nerd Herd

Thumbnail: The Rundown: Hanging out with the Nerd Herd

The Rundown: Hanging out with the Nerd Herd

February 6, 2019

President Davidson visits the MSU Denver Honors Program, which provides a challenging curriculum and engaged community for high-achieving students.

Thumbnail: The Rundown: Homecoming 2019

Thumbnail: The Rundown: Homecoming 2019

The Rundown: Homecoming 2019

January 23, 2019

President Davidson gets the lowdown on MSU Denver’s Homecoming Week, February 11-16.

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Thumbnail: MLK Peace Award Winners 2019

MLK Peace Award Winners 2019

January 16, 2019

Three women with Roadrunner roots are awarded 2019’s MLK Peace Awards.

Thumbnail: The Rundown: Helping faculty flourish

Thumbnail: The Rundown: Helping faculty flourish

The Rundown: Helping faculty flourish

January 14, 2019

President Davidson visits MSU Denver’s Center for Teaching, Learning and Design.

2018

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Thumbnail: The Rundown: Tackling Colorado's teacher shortage

Thumbnail: The Rundown: Tackling Colorado's teacher shortage

The Rundown: Tackling Colorado's teacher shortage

December 13, 2018

President Davidson talks with some future teachers to learn more about how the MSU Denver School of Education is preparing them for the classroom.

Thumbnail: Rowdy's recipe for a happy holiday

Thumbnail: Rowdy's recipe for a happy holiday

Rowdy's recipe for a happy holiday

December 11, 2018

Season’s greetings from the University, where education is never cookie-cutter.

Thumbnail: RED: Training a new generation of compassionate nurses

Thumbnail: RED: Training a new generation of compassionate nurses

RED: Training a new generation of compassionate nurses

December 5, 2018

After surviving a serious childhood illness, nursing professor Jenny Alert knows and teaches the value the compassionate care.

Thumbnail: A Gold Crown for Military Families

Thumbnail: A Gold Crown for Military Families

A Gold Crown for Military Families

November 13, 2018

MSU Denver joined Bill Hanzlik and the Gold Crown Foundation in saluting military families, hosting more than 200 elementary and middle school students from Fort Carson for a day of fun and games.

Thumbnail: Service & Gratitude

Thumbnail: Service & Gratitude

Service and Gratitude

November 2, 2018

After serving three tours overseas and enduring a difficult transition to civilian life, an MSU Denver vet is thankful for the path she found and the support that she and other female veterans are receiving.

Thumbnail: The Rundown: Halloween edition

Thumbnail: The Rundown: Halloween edition

The Rundown: Halloween edition

October 31, 2018

President Davidson tours the Tivoli to learn more about the ghosts said to roam its hallways.

Thumbnail: The Rundown: A space for support

Thumbnail: The Rundown: A space for support

The Rundown: A space for support

October 16, 2018

President Janine Davidson. Ph.D., visits the new Center for Multicultural Excellence and Inclusion, scheduled to open this fall in the Jordan Student Success Building.

Thumbnail: The Rundown: Becoming a Hispanic-Serving Institution

Thumbnail: The Rundown: Becoming a Hispanic-Serving Institution

The Rundown: Becoming a Hispanic-Serving Institution

October 4, 2018

President Janine Davidson, Ph.D., chats with Angela Marquez, Ph.D., associate to the president for HSI, about becoming a Hispanic-Serving Institution and how that designation will help all students.

Thumbnail: The Rundown: Leadership advice and a campus flyover

Thumbnail: The Rundown: Leadership advice and a campus flyover

The Rundown: Leadership advice and a campus flyover

September 14, 2018

President Davidson hosts her former Air Force commander, General Darren McDew, to gain his insight on leadership and how lead effectively.

Thumbnail: The Rundown: Inauguration Week

Thumbnail: The Rundown: Inauguration Week

The Rundown: Inauguration Week

September 5, 2018

President Davidson talks with students, faculty and alumni about this week’s inauguration festivities.

Thumbnail: The Rundown: Providing Roadways for students

Thumbnail: The Rundown: Providing Roadways for students

The Rundown: Providing Roadways for students

August 23, 2018

President Janine Davidson visits the Roadways program and introduces Will Simpkins, the new vice president for student affairs.

Thumbnail: The Rundown: Serving those who serve

Thumbnail: The Rundown: Serving those who serve

The Rundown: Serving those who serve

July 19, 2018

President Davidson visits the MSU Denver Veteran and Military Student Center, where Auraria Campus’ student veterans get unique benefits.

Thumbnail: The Rundown: On the front lines of cybersecurity

Thumbnail: The Rundown: On the front lines of cybersecurity

The Rundown: On the front lines of cybersecurity

June 27, 2018

President Davidson chats with computer science professor Steve Beaty about MSU Denver’s new interdisciplinary cybersecurity major.

Thumbnail: The Rundown: STEM for summer

Thumbnail: The Rundown: STEM for summer

The Rundown: STEM for summer

June 13, 2018

President Davidson drops in on the fun of summer science camps MSU Denver is hosting for middle and high school students.

Thumbnail: The Rundown: Documenting the start of summer classes

Thumbnail: The Rundown: Documenting the start of summer classes

The Rundown: Documenting the start of summer classes

June 6, 2018

President Davidson visits the Department of Journalism and Technical Communication, where a social documentary course and other innovative classes help prepare students for a fast-changing industry.

Thumbnails: The Rundown: Celebrating Champions

Thumbnails: The Rundown: Celebrating Champions

The Rundown: Celebrating Champions

May 16, 2018

President Davidson talks with Alejandra Perez about the recent state legislative session and the MSU Denver Champions program.

Thumbnail: The Rundown: Resilient President's Award winner prepares to take the stage

Thumbnail: The Rundown: Resilient President's Award winner prepares to take the stage

The Rundown: Resilient President's Award winner prepares to take the stage

May 9, 2018

President Janine Davidson, Ph.D., chats with Maria Coppersmith-Buschman, winner of the Spring 2018 President’s Award.

Thumbnail: The Rundown: President Davidson celebrates faculty and staff at the annual BBQ

Thumbnail: The Rundown: President Davidson celebrates faculty and staff at the annual BBQ

The Rundown: President Davidson celebrates faculty and staff at the annual BBQ

May 2, 2018

President Janine Davidson, Ph.D., makes the rounds at the annual MSU Denver Faculty and Staff BBQ, where she recognizes some exemplary Roadrunners for their service.

Thumbnail: The Rundown: President Davidson tours the Applied Learning Center

Thumbnail: The Rundown: President Davidson tours the Applied Learning Center

The Rundown: President Davidson tours the Applied Learning Center

April 6, 2018

President Janine Davidson gets a tutorial on how students apply classroom knowledge to real-world experiences.

Thumbnail: The Rundown: President Davidson visits the fitness center

Thumbnail: The Rundown: President Davidson visits the fitness center

The Rundown: President Davidson visits the fitness center

March 28, 2018

President Janine Davidson chats about campus recreation at MSU Denver and scales the climbing wall.

Thumbnail: 2018 Spring Update

Thumbnail: 2018 Spring Update

Spring Update 2018

March 14, 2018

President Davidson highlights campus safety, inclusive leadership and University funding at the Spring Update.

Thumbnail: The Rundown: President Davidson tours the AES Building

Thumbnail: The Rundown: President Davidson tours the AES Building

The Rundown: President Davidson tours the AES Building

March 7, 2018

President Davidson visits the Aerospace and Engineering Sciences building, where she talks with students about the unique public-private partnerships that are paving the way for promising careers.

Thumbnail: The Rundown: President Davidson visits the Writing Center

Thumbnail: The Rundown: President Davidson visits the Writing Center

The Rundown: President Davidson visits the Writing Center

February 19, 2018

President Davidson visits the Writing Center, where she discusses the importance of being able to write well.

Thumbnail: The Rundown: A visit to the president's office

Thumbnail: The Rundown: A visit to the president's office

The Rundown: A visit to the president's office

February 8, 2018

President Davidson talks pilot pathways, homecoming preps and a pitch for the MSU Denver Campions program.

Thumbnail: RED: Cleared for takeoff

Thumbnail: RED: Cleared for takeoff

RED: Cleared for takeoff

February 7, 2018

A partnership between United Airlines and MSU Denver provides a clear path from classroom to flight deck.

Thumbnail: The Rundown: President Davidson takes a shot at coaching

Thumbnail: The Rundown: President Davidson takes a shot at coaching

The Rundown: President Davidson takes a shot at coaching

January 25, 2018

President Davidson was an honorary coach as the Roadrunner women’s basketball team took the court against the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs.

Thumbnail: 2018 Peace Award winners reflect on MLK legacy

Thumbnail: 2018 Peace Award winners reflect on MLK legacy

2018 Peace Award winners reflect on MLK legacy

January 11, 2018

Area pastor Anitha Jones and educator Kathryn Young, winners of the year’s Peace Award at MSU Denver, say Martin Luther King Jr.’s message of peace and justice is as important as ever.

Thumbnail: The Rundown: MSU's new brewing lab is a reason to celebrate

Thumbnail: The Rundown: MSU's new brewing lab is a reason to celebrate

The Rundown: MSU's new brewing lab is a reason to celebrate

January 11, 2018

President Davidson talks with Scott Kerkmans, director of the Brewing Industry Operations Program, about the practical applications of brewing science.

2017

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Thumbnail: Holiday Greetings from MSU Denver

Thumbnail: Holiday Greetings from MSU Denver

Holiday greetings from MSU Denver

December 13, 2017

President Davidson recaps her first semester at the helm of the University and shares a holiday message of gratitude.

Thumbnail: The Rundown: In good health

Thumbnail: The Rundown: In good health

The Rundown: In good health

December 6, 2017

President Davidson checks up on the Department of Health Professions, talking with students and faculty about one of the fastest-growing industries in Colorado.

Thumbnail: The Rundown: Feeding students in need

Thumbnail: The Rundown: Feeding students in need

The Rundown: Feeding students in need

November 15, 2017

President Davidson visits the University’s food bank in advance of Thanksgiving to find out which items are most popular for students in need.

Thumbnail: The Rundown: The Spooky Spirit of the SSB

Thumbnail: The Rundown: The Spooky Spirit of the SSB

The Rundown: The spooky spirit of the SSB

November 15, 2017

President Davidson checks out the first floor of the Student Success Building, where each office shows off their Halloween decorations.

Thumbnail: The Rundown: The Hospitality Learning Center

Thumbnail: The Rundown: The Hospitality Learning Center

The Rundown: The Hospitality Learning Center

November 8, 2017

President Davidson visits one of her favorite places on campus: the Hospitality Learning Center. Roadrunners aren’t just learning how to cook, they’re learning the best techniques from the best chefs in the world, such as Jordi Roca.

Thumbnail: The Rundown: King Center crescendo

Thumbnail: The Rundown: King Center crescendo

The Rundown: King Center crescendo

October 18, 2017

President Davidson, Ph.D., tours the King Center with Department of Music Chair, Peter Schimpf. Ph.D. The state-of-the-art facilities help MSU Denver Music majors become the best performers they can be.

Thumbnail: The Rundown: The Weather Lab

Thumbnail: The Rundown: The Weather Lab

The Rundown: The Weather Lab

October 12, 2017

President Janine Davidson, Ph.D., visits the Meteorology Lab where MSU Denver students are getting hands-on experience in a very complex science discipline.

Thumbnail: The Rundown: The Department of Chemistry

Thumbnail: The Rundown: The Department of Chemistry

The Rundown: The Department of Chemistry

October 5, 2017

President Janine Davidson, Ph.D., visits the on-campus chemistry lab where department chair, Andrew Bonham Ph.D., and students are conducting an experiment.

Thumbnail: The Rundown: Flying high in the indoor airport

Thumbnail: The Rundown: Flying high in the indoor airport

The Rundown: Flying high in the indoor airport

September 27, 2017

President Janine Davidson, Ph.D., pays a visit to the Robert K. Mock World Indoor Airport, where MSU Denver students train in flight simulators before their careers in the skies take flight.

Thumbnail: The Rundown: DACA update

Thumbnail: The Rundown: DACA update

The Rundown: DACA update

September 13, 2017

President Janine Davidson, Ph.D., reaffirms MSU Denver’s commitment to supporting our DACA students.

Thumbnail: The Rundown: We stand with our DACA students

Thumbnail: The Rundown: We stand with our DACA students

The Rundown: We stand with our DACA students

September 6, 2017

In these increasingly anxious times in our country, President Davidson and MSU Denver leadership stand by our DACA students and employees.

Thumbnail: The Rundown: Department of Human Services

Thumbnail: The Rundown: Department of Human Services

The Rundown: Department of Human Services

August 30, 2017

President Janine Davidson, Ph.D., heads to West Classroom to see what the Department of Human Services is all about. Davidson chats with faculty, staff and students about their experience at MSU Denver.

Thumbnail: The Rundown: Welcome back, Roadrunners

Thumbnail: The Rundown: Welcome back, Roadrunners

The Rundown: Welcome back, Roadrunners

August 23, 2017

President Janine Davidson tours the Student Success Building on the first week of the Fall 2017 semester.

Thumbnail: The Rundown: Solar Eclipse & Vicente Fox

Thumbnail: The Rundown: Solar Eclipse & Vicente Fox

The Rundown: Solar Eclipse and Vicente Fox

August 16, 2017

Pick up your MSU Denver glasses before the solar eclipse next week and save the date for Vicente Fox, former President of Mexico, who will speak at the King Center Concert Hall on August 30, 2017.

Thumbnail: The Rundown: President Davidson's first two weeks

Thumbnail: The Rundown: President Davidson's first two weeks

The Rundown: President Davidson's first two weeks

August 9, 2017

In her first two weeks on the job, President Janine Davidson, Ph.D., reflects on her experience at the New Presidents Academy and her first Cabinet meeting, while also previewing Convocation 2017 and the Welcome Home Ceremony.

Thumbnail: Introducing The Rundown with President Davidson

Thumbnail: Introducing The Rundown with President Davidson

Introducing The Rundown with President Davidson

July 26, 2017

Introducing a regular video series to keep you in the loop with our progress on University priorities.