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President Davidson and Director of Athletics Todd Thurman.

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

Sept. 30, 2020

Director of Athletics Todd Thurman 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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Make a voting plan

Sept. 23, 2020

President Janine Davidson has a message for the Roadrunner community: Get out the vote.
Virtual Welcome Back with President Davidson.

Welcome Back Fall 2020

Sept. 17, 2020

President Davidson shares State of the University address, answers employee questions on budget, spring 2021 planning, anti-racism efforts and more.
President's Cabinet Meeting - September 2020

President's Cabinet Meeting

Sept. 16, 2020

Members discuss the latest updates from President Davidson and presentations on campus initiatives and programs.
Campus ambassadors welcome Roadrunners back to campus.

The Rundown: campus ambassadors welcome students

Sept. 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.
President's Cabinet Meeting - August 2020

President's Cabinet Meeting

Aug. 19, 2020

Members discussed upcoming website improvements, diversity and inclusion efforts, budget updates and more.
MSU Denver's 2020 Roadrunners Who Soar awards

Roadrunners Who Soar Awards 2020

Aug. 6, 2020

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

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.
Video conference call with about 20 people.

Economic Development Program 2020

July 27, 2020

President Davidson participates in a discussion about planning for an uncertain future.
Virtual 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.
Videoconference of the President's Cabinet Meeting

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.
A dialogue series about race.

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."
Videoconference between President Janine Davidson and Katia Campbell.

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 a summer dialogue series that aims to provide the campus community with space for critical discourse about racial justice.
MSU Denver president, Janine Davidson, Ph.D., speaks at the Joint Budget Committee Jan. 14, 2020.

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.
Planes on the runway ready for takeoff.

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.
Videoconference with Janine Davidson, Larry Sampler and Bill Henry.

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.
Graphic of

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.
A student examining an art display.

Congratulations high school seniors

April 27, 2020

MSU Denver President Janine Davidson, Ph.D., has a message for the Class of 2020.
Janine Davidson delivers a message to spring 2020 graduates.

A message for the graduating class of spring 2020

April 22, 2020

President Davidson has an update on Commencement plans for spring 2020 graduates.
MSU Denver nursing students testing patients for COVID-19.

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.
A videoconference of the MSU Denver Spring Update

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.
Janine Davidson on a virtual call with Vice Admiral (ret.) Bruce H. Lindsey and Michael Morell.

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.
Three 3D printers

3D printing PPE for Colorado's health care heroes

April 8, 2020

Here's how MSU Denver's 'maker community' is combining its expertise, ingenuity and resources to design and manufacture much-needed personal protective equipment.
A young African-American in a flight simulator

'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.
Teleconference of MSU Denver's President's Cabinet.

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.
President Davidson hosts a student-focused townhall with Dean of  Students Braelin Pantel

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.
MSU Denver president Janine Davidson, Ph.D. delivers a video message from her home

A message for students from President Davidson

March 24, 2020

MSU Denver president Janine Davidson, Ph.D., sends a message of support to all MSU Denver students
Canned food drive on Auraria Campus

Serving up hope, 6 feet apart

March 24, 2020

In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, childhood-hunger-relief organization Food For Though continues to feed kids who normally rely on school meals. Here's how you can help.
President Janine Davidson chatting with Braelin Pantel

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.
President Janine Davidson chatting with Matt Griswold

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.
MSU Denver faculty, staff and students gather at the Colorado State Capitol.

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.
U.S. Senate candidate Diana Bray speaks at MSU Denver

A conversation with U.S. Senate candidate Diana Bray

Feb. 26, 2020

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

¡Viva mariachi!

Feb. 19, 2020

The Mexican tradition is experiencing a renaissance as new generations discover the music's joy and passion.
MSU Denver president Janine Davidson, Ph.D., chats about the budget with Larry Sampler, University COO

The Rundown: budget primer

Feb. 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.
U.S. Senate candidate Lorena Garcia

A conversation with U.S. Senate candidate Lorena Garcia

Feb. 24, 2020

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

A conversation with U.S. Senate candidate Andrew Romanoff

Feb. 17, 2020

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

A conversation with U.S. Senate candidate Trish Zornio

Feb. 11, 2020

Trish Zornio was on campus on Feb. 11, 2020 as part of a series of student-moderated fireside-style conversations with each of the state’s U.S. Senate candidates.
SECOR Mobile Market visits Auraria Campus.

Community impact: SECORCares

Feb. 6, 2020

This Parker-based nonprofit built a mobile food pantry to serve Coloradans in need. Here's how its new partnership with MSU Denver and Ent Credit Union will help students experiencing food insecurity.
U.S. Senate candidate Michelle Ferrigno Warren

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

Jan. 29, 2020

Michelle Ferrigno Warren was on campus on Jan. 29, 2020 as part of a series of student-moderated fireside-style conversations with each of the state’s U.S. Senate candidates.
U.S. Senate candidate Stephanie Rose Spaulding

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

Jan. 28, 2020

Stephany Rose Spaulding was on campus on Jan. 28, 2020 as part of a series of student-moderated fireside-style conversations with each of the state’s U.S. Senate candidates.
David Fine and Janine Davidson teaching in the Spring semester.

The Rundown: Connecting learners with leaders

Jan. 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.
Tyler Kingsbury presents at TEDx MSU Denver.

Self-love for perfectionists

Jan. 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.
Advanced manufacturing sciences student Raj Ball in his workshop

Accessibility by design

Jan. 16, 2020

Here's how an advanced manufacturing sciences student is using 3D printing to assist patients at Craig Hospital.
MSU Denver faculty, staff and students march in the annual MLK Marade in Denver.

Reflecting on Dr. King's legacy

Jan. 10, 2020

2020 MLK Peace Award Winners are carrying on Martin Luther King Jr.'s legacy by being champions of peace.
An online student works on her laptop in downtown Denver.

Online Learning at MSU Denver

Dec. 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.
MSU Denver president, Janine Davidson, Ph.D. and mascot, Rowdy, embrace for a holiday photo.

Happy Holidays from MSU Denver

Dec. 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.
MSU Denver professor, Katia Campbell, Ph.D., presents at TEDx MSU Denver.

TEDx MSU Denver: The freedom of hate speech

Dec. 3, 2019

Communications prof. Katia Campbell reimagines the responsibilities and consequences of free speech in America.
Lockheed Martin engineer, Dave Gingerich, presents at TEDx MSU Denver.

TEDx MSU Denver: From Homo sapiens to spacelings

Nov. 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.
Former Gov. John Hickenlooper presents at MSU Denver's U.S. Senate candidate series.

Hickenlooper touts record as consensus builder

Nov. 22, 2019

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

Watch: Sculpting speed

Nov. 19, 2019

Two of General Motors' top automotive design sculptors show the next generation of designers the importance of modeling in a digital world.
Chemistry professor, Emily Ragan, Ph.D., presents at TEDx MSU Denver.

TEDx MSU Denver: Lasting learning

Nov. 15, 2019

Open education resources champion Emily Ragan reimagines learning in our age of abundant information.
Associate professor of management, David Bechtold.

TEDx MSU Denver: The power of purpose in business

Nov. 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.
MSU Denver Nursing professor, Katrina Little, presents at TEDx.

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

Oct. 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.
A spread of nuts and vegetables.

The Rundown: Lifestyle Medicine

Oct. 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.
Two members of MSU Denver's Precision Flight Team standing on the tarmac.

Precision Possible

Oct. 18, 2019

Here's how MSU Denver's precision flight team is prepping to host the National Intercollegiate Flying Association's SAFECON competition.
Travis Heath presents at TEDx MSU Denver.

TEDx MSU Denver: Self-care to communities of care

Oct. 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.
MSU Denver student, Jenn Cassidy, fixes a laptop.

System Reboot

Oct. 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.
President Janine Davidson, Ph.D., takes a photo with an MSU Denver student.

The Rundown: Homecoming 2019

Oct. 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.
AJ Maldonado serving from his food truck.

A ProStart to a culinary career

Sept. 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.
President Davidson visits Ambient Energy, a public-private partner headquartered in MSU Denver's AES building. Ambient – a leader in sustainable building design and consulting – provides an internship program fro MSU Denver students, some of whom have graduated and joined the Ambient Energy staff as full-time employees.

The Rundown: Ambient Energy

Sept. 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.
President Janine Davidson, Ph.D., presents at TEDx.

TEDx talk: Is college worth it?

Sept. 24, 2019

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