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President Janine Davidson and Faculty Senate chair, Katia Campbell, have a fireside chat at the 2019 Welcome Back.

MSU Denver Welcome Back 2019

Sept. 10, 2019

President Davidson, Ph.D., joins Faculty Senate President Katia Campbell, Ph.D., for a fireside chat, where the two leaders unveil a new advertising and brand campaign, discuss university priorities and answer questions.
Reimagining possibilities at MSU Denver.

Reimagine Possible

Sept. 10, 2019

What’s possible when you reimagine higher education? A thriving urban university that fosters student success through classroom-to-career connections, relevant degrees and excellent faculty.
President Davidson tours Auraria Campus with Colleen Walker and Larry Sampler.

The Rundown: a partnership built to serve students

Aug. 30, 2019

President Janine Davidson, Ph.D. tours campus with Colleen Walker, CEO of the Auraria Higher Education Center, and Larry Sampler, chief operating officer at MSU Denver.
Bob  Hancock, Ph.D., working in the lab with mosquitos.

The Rundown: dropping in on the Mosquito Man

Aug. 1, 2019

President Davidson visits the biology laboratory of Professor Bob Hancock, who's been studying bloodsucking arthropods for more than 35 years.
Brewer Sean Peters takes a gravity reading through a refractometer.

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.
Red logo of the TEDx MSU Denver 2019 event with tagline,

Speakers announced for TEDx MSU Denver

July 15, 2019

Sept. 12 event to feature eight faculty members, three alumni, multiple students and one very recognizable university president.
MSU Denver President, Janine Davidson, Ph.D., visits York Space Systems on campus.

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.
MSU Denver Meteorology students observing extreme weather.

Taken by storm

June 21, 2019

Future meteorologists hit the high plains for an up-close view of severe weather.
Vicente Fox and Marta Sahagún speak with MSU Denver President, Janine Davidson, Ph.D.

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...
MSU Denver logo with msudenver.edu/champions link

MSU Denver Champions 2019

May 24, 2019

MSU Denver needs advocates like you to create a strong, collective voice for the University.
President Davidson visits the Department of Human Services and Counseling.

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...
MSU Denver President, Janine Davidson, Ph.D., visits DIME Denver

The Rundown: Rocking DIME Denver

May 9, 2019

MSU Denver at DIME is preparing students for careers in the modern music industry. President Davidson drops in for a tour.
Singer on stage at DIME Denver

MSU Denver at DIME

May 2, 2019

The Detroit Institute of Music Education - Denver gives students a hands-on education in the music business.
Portrait of MSU Denver President, Janine Davidson, Ph.D.

Spring Update 2019

April 23, 2019

President Davidson reiterates the University’s commitment to students and the value of humanities.
Msu Denver President, Janine Davidson, Ph.D., talks about Golda Meir's legacy with Norman Provizer, Ph.D.

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...
Aviator-turned-sculptor and MSU Denver alumnus, Ivan Schlutz

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.
President Janine Davidson, Ph.D., visits the School of Hospitality, Events and Tourism's new dean, Christian Hardigree.

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.
Author Emerson Brooking presents at the CAVEA theater at MSU Denver.

Fight fake news with these 4 steps

Feb. 15, 2019

A provocative book and innovative curriculum initiative prepare a new generation for the social media information wars.
The Tivoli Brewing Company receives a generous donation to build a canning line.

Cheers to canned beer

Feb. 13, 2019

Tivoli Brewing Company rolls out canned craft suds with a new Cask Global Canning System.
President Janine Davidson, Ph.D., visits MSU Denver's Honors Program.

The Rundown: hanging out with the Nerd Herd

Feb. 6, 2019

President Davidson visits the MSU Denver Honors Program, which provides a challenging curriculum and engaged community for high-achieving students.
President Davidson gets the lowdown on MSU Denver's Homecoming Week, Feb. 11-16.

The Rundown: Homecoming 2019

Jan. 23, 2019

President Davidson gets the lowdown on MSU Denver's Homecoming Week, Feb. 11-16.
A peaceful protest along the National Mall in Washington, D.C.

MLK Peace Award winners 2019

Jan. 16, 2019

Three women with Roadrunner roots are awarded 2019's MLK Peace Awards
Dr. Davidson visits the Center for Teaching, Learning and Design

The Rundown: Helping faculty flourish

Jan. 14, 2019

President Davidson visits MSU Denver's Center for Teaching, Learning and Design.
Inside an elementary school classroom.

The Rundown: Tackling Colorado’s teacher shortage

Dec. 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.
MSU Denver shaped sugar cookies.

Rowdy's recipe for a happy holiday

Dec. 11, 2018

Season’s greetings from the University, where education is never cookie-cutter
Nursing professor, Jenny Allert, teaching in a classroom.

Watch: training a new generation of compassionate nurses

Dec. 5, 2018

After surviving a serious childhood illness, nursing professor Jenny Alert knows - and teaches - the value of compassionate care.
The MSU Denver men's basketball team hosts over 200 elementary and middle school students for a day of fun and games.

A Gold Crown for military families

Nov. 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 fun and games.
Portrait of a female US Marine

Service and gratitude

Nov. 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...
Dr. Davidson tours the Tivoli building with Director Rob Byers, who discusses its haunted history.

The Rundown: Halloween edition

Oct. 31, 2018

President Davidson tours the Tivoli to learn more about the ghosts said to roam its hallways.
Dr. Davidson visits the CMEI to discuss their unique support programs they offer for MSU Denver students

The Rundown: a space for support

Oct. 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.
MSU Denver President, Dr. Janine Davidson, talks about the importance of becoming a Hispanic Serving Institute with Angela Marquez, Ph.D.

The Rundown: becoming a Hispanic-Serving Institution

Oct. 4, 2018

President Janine Davidson, Ph.D., chats with Angela Marquez, Ph.D., associate to the president for HSI, about becoming an Hispanic-Serving Institution and how that designation will help all students.
MSU Denver President, Janine Davidson, Ph.D., operates a flight simulator with her former Air Force commander, General Darren McDew

The Rundown: leadership advice and a campus flyover

Sept. 14, 2018

President Davidson hosts her former Air Force commander, Gen. Darren McDew, to gain his insight on leadership and how to lead effectively.
MSU Denver President, Dr. Janine Davidson, chats with folks around Auraria Campus about her Inauguration week

The Rundown: Inauguration Week

Sept. 5, 2018

President Davidson talks with students, faculty and alumni about this week's inauguration festivities.
MSU Denver President, Dr. Janine Davidson, visits Roadways, a student center helping Roadrunners succeed.

The Rundown: providing Roadways for students

Aug. 23, 2018

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

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

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.
President Davidson visits high schoolers and middle schoolers at the University-hosted STEM camps

The Rundown: STEM for summer

June 13, 2018

President Davidson drops in on the fun of summer science camps we’re hosting for middle and high school students.
President Davidson talks about Social Documentary with JTC Chair, Shaun Schafer

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...
President Davidson talks with Alejandra Perez about the recent legislative session.

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.
President Davidson talks with the winner of the Spring 2018 President's Award, Maria Coppersmith-Buschman.

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.
President high fives a fellow faculty member.

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...
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.
President Davidson climbs on Auraria Recreation Center's climbing wall

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.
MSU Denver President Janine Davidson, Faculty Senate President Matt Makley and Auraria Campus Police Chief Mike Phibbs on stage at the King Center for the 2018 Spring Update.

Spring Update 2018

March 14, 2018

President Davidson highlights campus safety, inclusive leadership and University funding at the Spring Update.
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...
President Janine Davidson, Ph.D., chats with a student at the writing center

The Rundown: President Davidson visits the Writing Center

Feb. 19, 2018

President Davidson visits the Writing Center, where she discusses the importance of being able to write well.
President Janine Davidson in the President's office

The Rundown: A visit to the president's office

Feb. 8, 2018

President Davidson talks pilot pathways, homecoming preps and a pitch for the MSU Denver Champions ...
Student training in an aviation simulator

Cleared for takeoff

Feb. 7, 2018

Partnership between United Airlines and MSU Denver provides clear path from classroom to...
President Janine Davidson meets women's basketball team

The Rundown: President Davidson takes a shot at coaching

Jan. 25, 2018

President Janine Davidson was an honorary coach, as the Roadrunners women's basketball team...
Area pastor Anitha Jones

2018 Peace Award winners reflect on MLK legacy

Jan. 11, 2018

Area pastor Anitha Jones and educator Kathryn Young, winners of this year's Peace Award at MSU Denver...
President Janine Davidson

The Rundown: New brewing lab a reason to celebrate

Jan. 11, 2018

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

Holiday greetings from MSU Denver

Dec. 13, 2017

President Davidson recaps her first semester at the helm of the University and shares a holiday message of gratitude.
Dr. Davidsion speaks with students

The Rundown: In good health

Dec. 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.

The Rundown: Feeding students in need

Nov. 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.
Dr. Davidson visits with students in the hospitality kitchen lab

The Rundown: The Hospitality Learning Center

Nov. 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.
Dr. Davidson visits a spooky student service office

The Rundown: the spooky spirit of the SSB

Nov. 15, 2017

President Davidson checks out the first floor of the Student Success Building, where each office on the first floor shows off their Halloween decorations.
President Davidson speaking with a music student

The Rundown: King Center crescendo

Oct. 18, 2017

President Janine 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.
President Davidson

The Rundown: The Weather Lab

Oct. 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.
President Davidson

The Rundown: The Department of Chemistry

Oct. 05, 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.
Dr. Davidson speaking with two student pilots.

The Rundown: Flying high in the indoor airport

Sept. 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.
President Davidson

The Rundown: DACA update

Sept. 13, 2017

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

The Rundown: We stand with our DACA students

Sept. 06, 2017

In these increasingly anxious times in our country, President Davidson - as well as MSU Denver leadership - stands by our DACA students and employees.
Dr. Davidson speaking with others in the hall.

The Rundown: Department of Human Services

Aug. 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.
President Davidson

The Rundown: Welcome back, Roadrunners

Aug. 23, 2017

President Davidson tours the Student Success Building on the first week of the Fall 2017 semester. Next week, Davidson will welcome State Representatives Diana DeGette and Mike Coffman for a tour of the Aerospace Engineering Science Building.
President Davidson

The Rundown: Solar Eclipse and Vicente Fox

Aug. 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 Aug. 30, 2017
President Davidson

The Rundown: President Davidson's first two weeks

Aug. 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.
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
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