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SSB emergency evacuation drill shows room for improvement

Mon, 30 Sep 2013 12:00:00 MDT

Three minutes after the alarms went off in the Student Success Building Friday morning, campus officials got the final “all clear” signaling a successful evacuation. The first-ever SSB evacuation drill was underway.

Disability awareness festival, adaptive technology fair set for Tuesday

Mon, 30 Sep 2013 09:00:00 MDT

Boulder animal sculptor and savant Alonzo Clemons will headline the Auraria Disability Awareness Festival on Tuesday.

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Mon, 30 Sep 2013 07:00:00 MDT

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Safety and security report details crimes on campus in 2012

Mon, 30 Sep 2013 13:00:00 MDT

The Auraria Police Department has issued its Campus Security and Safety Report for 2012. In many cases, crime rates decreased from 2011 or remained the same.

Intervention team ready to respond to troubling behavior

Mon, 30 Sep 2013 11:00:00 MDT

Since its launch just over a year ago, the MSU Denver CARE Team has assessed nearly 90 referrals about students whose behavior was concerning to others, and has defused some potentially dangerous situations.

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Fri, 27 Sep 2013 07:00:00 MDT

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Kudos

Thu, 26 Sep 2013 09:00:00 MDT

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

MSU Denver team heading to Galapagos

Thu, 26 Sep 2013 12:00:00 MDT

An MSU Denver engineering professor and up to 12 of his students will travel south next year to help reverse some of the negative effects tourism and development have had on the famed Galapagos Islands, where finches’ beaks helped Charles Darwin craft his theory of evolution.

Financial Planning Day set for Oct. 5

Thu, 26 Sep 2013 10:00:00 MDT

Financial experts will offer free, private consultations to members of the MSU Denver community on Saturday, Oct. 5, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m

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Thu, 26 Sep 2013 07:00:00 MDT

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High tea honors GLBT allies

Wed, 25 Sep 2013 11:00:00 MDT

Two MSU Denver faculty members will be honored by the Auraria GLBT community today for their continued support.

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Wed, 25 Sep 2013 07:00:00 MDT

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If you drive to campus, take this survey

Wed, 25 Sep 2013 10:00:00 MDT

The Auraria Higher Education Center is joining the Downtown Denver Partnership to survey drivers on their commuting habits.

New building, new degree get Trustees' approval

Tue, 24 Sep 2013 12:00:00 MDT

The MSU Denver Board of Trustees last week gave the go-ahead to a program plan and concept design for a $60 million Aerospace Engineering Technologies building.

Friday morning maintenance to cause temporary outage of some computer systems

Tue, 24 Sep 2013 08:00:00 MDT

Information Technology Services will perform upgrades to the Banner System, 12:01 – 4 a.m on Friday.

Celebration planned for departing chief

Tue, 24 Sep 2013 11:00:00 MDT

The Auraria Police Department invites the AHEC community to wish Chief John Mackey farewell at a small retirement celebration, 2 p.m. Thursday.

2nd annual Teaching and Learning with Technology symposium seeks presenters, participants

Tue, 24 Sep 2013 10:00:00 MDT

An opportunity for faculty to share their experiences and techniques with each other regarding innovative ways to use technology in teaching and learning is coming next month.

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Tue, 24 Sep 2013 07:00:00 MDT

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Changeover to Blackboard Learn on track for spring

Tue, 24 Sep 2013 09:00:00 MDT

More than 100 faculty members are teaching 377 classes this fall using the new Blackboard Learn 9.1 learning management system, in preparation for the changeover by the entire University to the new system come spring.

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Mon, 23 Sep 2013 07:00:00 MDT

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Consortium wins grant to boost training in manufacturing

Mon, 23 Sep 2013 11:00:00 MDT

A consortium of nine Colorado colleges – including MSU Denver – has received a $24.9 million federal grant to develop a training pipeline of skilled manufacturing workers that Colorado industries crave.

2013 Castro Visiting Professor questions assumptions about Mexican culture

Mon, 23 Sep 2013 10:00:00 MDT

Alma Lopez, a visual artist known as the “Digital Diva” and a self-described “queer Chicana feminist activist artist,” has been named the 2013 Richard T. Castro Distinguished Visiting Professor at MSU Denver.

Open House set for Thursday in Accounts Payable

Mon, 23 Sep 2013 09:00:00 MDT

The Office of the Controller will host an Accounts Payable Open House, 1:30-3:30 p.m. Thursday in Room 400 of the Student Success Building.

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Fri, 20 Sep 2013 07:00:00 MDT

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Cultural dancing, music, displays on tap at Sister Cities' Fall Fair

Thu, 19 Sep 2013 12:00:00 MDT

MSU Denver is partnering with Denver Sister Cities International and other organizations to present a fair featuring performances and displays from all 10 of Denver’s sister cities this weekend.

MSU Denver establishes dual enrollment nursing partnership with community colleges

Thu, 19 Sep 2013 12:00:00 MDT

In an effort to establish new cost-effective education alternatives for Colorado nursing students, MSU Denver has partnered with two area community colleges to offer a dual-enrollment option that enables students to graduate in four years with a bachelor of science degree in nursing.

Mikado to open next week in King Center

Thu, 19 Sep 2013 09:00:00 MDT

“The Mikado,” a much-acclaimed Gilbert and Sullivan comic opera, will open on the MSU Denver campus on Sept. 26.

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Thu, 19 Sep 2013 07:00:00 MDT

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Jordan outlines University efforts to assist flood victims

Wed, 18 Sep 2013 12:00:00 MDT

MSU Denver faculty and staff who need to take care of flood-related concerns may take up to 8 hours of administrative leave at any time through the end of September, President Stephen Jordan announced Tuesday.

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Wed, 18 Sep 2013 07:00:00 MDT

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Commuting survey may help campus lower greenhouse gas emissions

Wed, 18 Sep 2013 10:00:00 MDT

The Auraria Higher Education Center is joining the Downtown Denver Partnership to survey drivers on their commuting habits.

MSU Denver maintains leadership in higher education diversity

Wed, 18 Sep 2013 11:00:00 MDT

Metropolitan State University of Denver continues to lead all four-year Colorado higher education institutions in diversity, with 7,326 students of color enrolled.

Roadrunners selected to play in NIT Season Tip-Off

Tue, 17 Sep 2013 12:01:00 MDT

MSU Denver's men’s basketball team has been selected to participate in the 2013 NIT (National Invitational Tournament) Season Tip-Off.

Students invited to share their thoughts about on-campus housing

Tue, 17 Sep 2013 10:30:00 MDT

MSU Denver is seeking full-time students to participate in hour-long focus group sessions to explore the possible options for student housing.

Early Alert system now open

Tue, 17 Sep 2013 10:02:00 MDT

MSU Denver is launching a new Early Alert Program this fall to identify and connect students to academic resources earlier in the semester.

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Tue, 17 Sep 2013 07:00:00 MDT

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Critical Educators plan movie, book events

Tue, 17 Sep 2013 12:00:00 MDT

The MSU Denver Critical Educators plan two social justice-related events this fall: a movie and a book discussion.

New computer lab serves more students in one location

Tue, 17 Sep 2013 10:00:00 MDT

Information Technology Services has a new academic computer lab.

Hip hop culture viewed through a scholarly lens

Mon, 16 Sep 2013 12:00:00 MDT

Hip hop culture and its influence on race, space and identity will be explored at the 2013 Sankofa Lecture Series, a two-day event Sept. 25-26 hosted by the MSU Denver Department of Africana Studies.

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Mon, 16 Sep 2013 07:00:00 MDT

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Alumni Association fills board of directors seats

Mon, 16 Sep 2013 09:00:00 MDT

Judy George (01, business management) was re-elected president of the MSU Denver Alumni Association board of directors at the group’s annual meeting last week.

MSU Denver to collaborate on adaptive learning software

Mon, 16 Sep 2013 11:00:00 MDT

MSU Denver has been named as part of a two-year project to see if software can help students learn.

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Fri, 13 Sep 2013 07:00:00 MDT

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Robust features draw users to University's new online events calendar

Thu, 12 Sep 2013 10:00:00 MDT

A new events calendar – more robust and user-friendly -- debuted last month on the MSU Denver and ConnectU homepages, and it has already proven a popular destination.

Parking lot to be closed

Thu, 12 Sep 2013 08:02:00 MDT

The Dogwood parking lot by the Student Success Building will be closed this weekend for an event.

Campus mourns loss of beloved math professor

Thu, 12 Sep 2013 15:03:00 MDT

Dr. Larry Johnson, director of MSU Denver’s Summer Science Institute and the Center for Math, Science and Environmental Education, died Wednesday at his home in Westminster. He had been on leave from the University this semester following several health challenges.

Flood alert: Evening classes will meet, but drivers warned to be cautious

Thu, 12 Sep 2013 15:05:00 MDT

The National Weather Service has issued a forecast for continuing rainfall and a flood warning for a significant portion of eastern metro Denver.

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Thu, 12 Sep 2013 07:00:00 MDT

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Kudos

Wed, 11 Sep 2013 09:01:00 MDT

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

Sunday event to focus on Master Sommeliers

Wed, 11 Sep 2013 10:02:00 MDT

“An Evening with the Masters” – a night of great food and wine and a top-rated movie about the life of sommeliers – will be Sunday at the SpringHill Suites Denver Downtown at MSU Denver.

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Wed, 11 Sep 2013 07:00:00 MDT

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The Colorado Charge tackles the issue of homelessness

Wed, 11 Sep 2013 12:00:00 MDT

As Project Homeless Connect 13 approaches next Tuesday, one MSU Denver program in particular is paying keen attention to issue of homelessness.

New feature - Technology Tuesday - will provide timely updates for campus community

Tue, 10 Sep 2013 11:00:00 MDT

Technology Tuesdays – a regular weekly update about initiatives, services and other information from MSU Denver Information Technology Services - debuts today.

Attend a campus event, reap a reward

Tue, 10 Sep 2013 09:00:00 MDT

MSU Denver students, alumni, faculty and staff all have a new incentive for attending University events.

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Tue, 10 Sep 2013 06:03:00 MDT

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Human Resources to honor award recipients

Tue, 10 Sep 2013 10:00:00 MDT

Human Resources will host an awards recognition and celebration for all the 2013 Distinguished Service, emeritus and retiree, and length of service award recipients on Wednesday.

MSU Denver 23rd among Western regional colleges in latest U.S. News rankings

Tue, 10 Sep 2013 12:00:00 MDT

Metropolitan State University of Denver has broken into the U.S News & World Report annual rankings of the nation’s top colleges and universities.

Project Homeless Connect 13 seeks 1,000 volunteers

Tue, 10 Sep 2013 11:23:00 MDT

MSU Denver Provost and Vice President of Academic and Student Affairs Vicki Golich has canceled the standing Tuesday leadership meeting next week to allow deans to participate in Project Homeless Connect 13.

National and local media showcase faculty expertise

Tue, 10 Sep 2013 10:00:00 MDT

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

Jordan honored for work promoting Latino rights

Mon, 09 Sep 2013 12:00:00 MDT

MSU Denver President Stephen Jordan has been named the 2013 recipient of the Lena Archuleta Award by the Colorado Latino Leadership Advocacy and Research Organization (CLLARO).

Incentive offered to recruit volunteers for Project Homeless Connect

Mon, 09 Sep 2013 12:00:00 MDT

The push is on to get at least 1,000 MSU Denver students, faculty and staff members to participate in Project Homeless Connect 13 on Sept. 17.

IWSS kicks off new year

Mon, 09 Sep 2013 09:00:00 MDT

The Institute for Women’s Studies and Services, 1059 Ninth Street, Park, will host its annual open house on Thursday, 3-5 p.m.

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Fri, 06 Sep 2013 07:00:00 MDT

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Campus irrigation gets smarter, water consumption will go down

Thu, 05 Sep 2013 11:00:00 MDT

The Auraria campus could save as much as 8.6 million gallons of water a year – enough to fill the pool in the PE Events Center 35 times over – through a project to update obsolete irrigation equipment and automate the summer watering schedule.

Auraria police chief to retire

Thu, 05 Sep 2013 11:00:00 MDT

John Mackey, chief of the Auraria Police Department for the past six years, has announced he will retire on Sept. 27.

Campus lockdown test planned

Thu, 05 Sep 2013 08:00:00 MDT

A test of the campus lockdown system is scheduled for Friday, Sept. 6, 5 – 6:30 a.m.

Kudos

Thu, 05 Sep 2013 10:00:00 MDT

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

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Thu, 05 Sep 2013 06:00:00 MDT

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Computer networks to be down early Friday

Thu, 05 Sep 2013 09:00:00 MDT

IT Service teams will perform an emergency upgrade on the data storage equipment on Friday, 12:01 to 6 a.m.

Jordan’s Welcome Back Breakfast theme: ‘Change is inevitable’

Wed, 04 Sep 2013 12:00:00 MDT

Stressing the theme of change in his Welcome Back remarks, President Stephen Jordan on Wednesday urged faculty and staff to help create an "agile climate" at MSU Denver to meet the demands facing higher education and to propel the University toward its goal of preeminence.

President's Award winner leaves a legacy of change

Wed, 04 Sep 2013 11:00:00 MDT

President’s Award winner Richard Wagner has weathered lots of demands on his time during the 15 years he has taught at MSU Denver.

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Wed, 04 Sep 2013 08:00:00 MDT

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MSU Denver attracts and retains majority of projected ASSET students

Wed, 04 Sep 2013 10:00:00 MDT

Although undocumented students in Colorado have more higher education options that ever before, they continue to make Metropolitan State University of Denver their school of choice.

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Tue, 03 Sep 2013 08:00:00 MDT

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New student computer lab opens

Tue, 03 Sep 2013 10:00:00 MDT

The computer lab that opened for the fall semester in AD 260 will serve more students in one location.

Alumnus Tom Payetta is reinventing his life - and career - after Opie Gone Bad

Tue, 03 Sep 2013 09:02:00 MDT

What to do after nearly two decades touring with a successful rock band? That’s 48-year-old Tom Payetta’s jam.

Twelve to be honored at Welcome Back

Tue, 03 Sep 2013 12:00:00 MDT

Faculty and staff are invited to kick off the new academic year at the 2013 Welcome Back Breakfast, Wednesday, Sept. 4, in the Tivoli Turnhalle.

MSU Denver rocks the community with music, fashion and passion for entrepreneurship

Mon, 09 Sep 2013 09:00:00 MDT

Denver Mayor Michael B. Hancock snapped his fingers like a metronome and praised MSU Denver for keeping up with the times.

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