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"Official Function" form eliminated; new food and beverage policy in place

April 30, 2014

A new food and beverage policy will be effective May 1.

Student making first film

April 30, 2014

An MSU Denver senior is making his first feature film.

Auraria Library renovation to begin May 19

April 30, 2014

Work is slated for completion in late summer or early fall 2014.

Know an outstanding alum?

April 30, 2014

The MSU Denver Alumni Association is seeking nominations for the 2015 Alumni Awards.

MSU Denver to use new tool to survey recent grads

April 29, 2014

The University is one of 15 institutions nationwide participating in pre-launch testing of “The Outcomes Survey.”

Information Technology Oversight Committee reviewing options for new email services

April 29, 2014

ITS will host an open forum at 1 p.m. on May 8 regarding new email services for students, faculty and staff.

Professor Larry Worster to give farewell concert on May 7

April 29, 2014

Professor Larry Worster, chair of the Department of Music, will celebrate his upcoming retirement by performing a farewell concert on May 7.

Start Me Up Entrepreneurship Awards

April 29, 2014

The Center for Innovation’s third annual Start Me Up Entrepreneurship Awards were held on April 11.

May Day celebration and barbecue

April 29, 2014

Faculty and staff are invited to the annual appreciation barbecue on May 1 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at St. Cajetan’s Center.

REMINDER: Accounting Services to change check run schedule on May 1

April 28, 2014

The Department of Accounting Services and Payroll will limit accounts payable check runs to every Thursday beginning Thursday, May 1.

Hal Tamblyn dedication at King Center

April 28, 2014

A dressing room in the King Center will be dedicated to Professor Emeritus Hal Tamblyn on Saturday, May 3.

Celebrating outstanding women

April 28, 2014

The annual Outstanding Women’s Awards ceremony will be held on May 1.

Degree Within Reach program launched

April 8, 2014

The Colorado Department of Higher Education is launching a new program called Degree Within Reach that lets students combine credits earned at MSU Denver with those earned while enrolled at a Colorado community college.

MSU Denver wins quiz bowl

April 24, 2014

MSU Denver beat 28 other teams to win the District 7 Athletic Training Student Quiz Bowl in Provo, Utah earlier this month.

Holocaust Day of Remembrance set for April 28

April 24, 2014

Holocaust survivor Estelle Nadel will share her story.

REMINDER: ITS scheduled maintenance tomorrow

April 24, 2014

ITS will perform scheduled maintenance on MSU Denver’s Banner systems from midnight until 6 a.m. tomorrow.

MSU Denver music students interning at Colorado Symphony Orchestra

April 23, 2014

Three students are interning at the Colorado Symphony Orchestra this spring.

New policy limits subsidized loan borrowing time

April 23, 2014

The federal government has implemented a new policy that affects Direct Subsidized Stafford Loan borrowers at MSU Denver.

Policy on evaluation of department chairs to go to May BOT meeting

April 22, 2014

MSU Denver President Stephen Jordan will bring a recommendation for Department Chair evaluations to the Board of Trustees at its May 2014 meeting.

ITS makes progress in network infrastructure replacement projects

April 22, 2014

Eleven buildings have new network switches that support a gigabit link.

ITS scheduled maintenance this Friday, April 25

April 22, 2014

Information Technology Services will perform scheduled maintenance on MSU Denver’s Banner systems.

35 teachers attend ‘WET’ training

April 22, 2014

Educators from around the state got lessons about water at MSU Denver earlier this month as part of Project WET: Water Education for Teachers.

Archuleta speaks to students

April 22, 2014

Katherine Archuleta (elementary education, ’71), the highest-ranking Latina in the Obama administration, spoke to MSU Denver students about federal employment opportunities.

House OKs higher ed remodel bill

April 21, 2014

The bipartisan bill to revamp Colorado’s funding formula for its state colleges and universities won preliminary House approval late last week.

MSU Denver hosting veterans’ art

April 21, 2014

MSU Denver is hosting the Veterans Affairs Eastern Colorado Health Care System’s Veterans Creative Arts Festival through April 25 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. in MSU Denver’s CREATE Showroom (Room 120) in the Student Success Building.

CEA president speaks April 22

April 21, 2014

Kerrie Dallman, president of the Colorado Education Association (CEA), will discuss issues affecting Colorado teachers and teacher educators at the TED Educational Policy Committee meeting on Tuesday, April 22, from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in West Classroom 259.

Media training workshops offered

April 21, 2014

The Office of Student Media will host professional media training workshops in April and May. Workshops are free and open to the public.

Auraria students approve RTD pass program extension

April 17, 2014

Auraria campus students voted earlier this month to extend the bus and light rail pass program from August 18, 2014 through August 16, 2015.

Refugees to share their stories April 22

April 17, 2014

Several refugees will share their personal stories of leaving their home countries and resettling in the United States at St Cajetan’s Center from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. on April 22.

Kudos

April 17, 2014

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

Nursing honor society adds MSU Denver Department of Nursing

April 17, 2014

The MSU Denver Department of Nursing has been approved by the Sigma Theta Tau International board of directors for membership in the Alpha Kappa Chapter-at-Large of the Honor Society of Nursing

Veteran corps joins Peace Jam

April 17, 2014

The Veteran Leader Corps office at MSU Denver joined the 2014 Rocky Mountain Peace Jam conference held at Regis University in March and delivered donated clothing to the local veterans hospital.

Prof hits home run for charity

April 17, 2014

When baseball fan Jane Broida, a professor in the Department of Health Professions, learned that kids in Cartagena, Colombia, lacked baseball equipment to start a youth league, she decided to do something about it.

Service learning courses to be offered fall 2014

April 16, 2014

The first service learning-designated courses at MSU Denver will be in the University’s catalog for fall 2014.

Prof to demo high-tech software

April 15, 2014

Jose Lopez, a lecturer in the Department of Aviation and Aerospace Science, will demonstrate high-tech software on April 19 from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. in the aviation building for students in the Colorado Association of Black Professional Engineers and Scientists.

Students share crime study with Denver bar owners

April 15, 2014

MSU Denver students studying criminal justice presented suggestions to bar owners last month on how to reduce crime in lower downtown Denver.

New music technology lab opened

April 15, 2014

The new Music Technology Laboratory in the Plaza Building is now open.

Philosophy students selected to present papers

April 15, 2014

Several MSU Denver philosophy students were selected to present papers at a prestigious, international annual conference on April 4 and 5.

Blackboard Learn course migration continues

April 15, 2014

The Educational Technology Center (ETC) reports the adoption rate of the new learning management system (LMS) has steadily increased during the spring 2014 semester.

Famed attorney to speak on Auraria Campus

April 14, 2014

Steven Zansberg, a local First Amendment attorney with connections to the Aurora theater shooting case, the Oklahoma City bombing trials and the Kobe Bryant sexual assault case, will speak from 11 a.m. to noon on April 15 in the Confluence Building 105/107.

Organizations invited to exhibit at April 21 fair

April 14, 2014

The Sustainable Campus Program (SCP) is seeking organizations to host a table and promote themselves at the SCP Sustainability Fair on April 21.

Honors Program hosted regional conference

April 14, 2014

MSU Denver’s Honors Program hosted the 2014 Western Regional Honors Conference (WRHC) during the weekend of April 4.

Vendor checks to run once a week

April 14, 2014

Vendor checks will run once a week beginning May 1 and, if pick up is requested, they will be available after noon on Thursdays in the cashier’s office, Accounting Services announced.

Professor shows 'Forty Years of Photojournalism' at Taos gallery

April 14, 2014

Kenn Bisio, associate professor of journalism, held his exhibit, “Forty Years Of Photojournalism In Twenty Photographs,” in February at the Geraint Smith Gallery of Fine Art Photography in Taos, N.M.

Course could put students on the water

April 14, 2014

MSU Denver will offer a course in June that features a five-day float through the Gates of Lodore on the Green River in Utah’s Dinosaur National Monument, if enough students enroll.

News from the Colorado General Assembly

April 10, 2014

A bipartisan bill to revamp Colorado’s funding formula for its state colleges and universities passed its first legislative test yesterday when the Education Committee approved it on a 10-2 vote.

BOT approves new degrees, minors, certificates and concentrations

April 10, 2014

Two new degrees, two minors and eight concentrations were added to MSU Denver’s academic programs at the business meeting Friday April 4 of the Metropolitan State University of Denver Board of Trustees.

Turitto wins 2014 IT award

April 10, 2014

The Mile High Chapter of the Association of Information Technology Professionals (AITP) has given senior Tanya Turitto its 2014 AITP Harold M. Pool Recognition Award worth $350.

9 Health Fair will be April 11-12

April 10, 2014

The 9 Health Fair will be held April 11 and 12 at the Pepsi Center, 1000 Chopper Circle, in Denver from 7 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

Two profs win ‘Making it Happen’ awards

April 10, 2014

The Management Department has given its Making It Happen award to two professors.

April is sexual assault awareness month

April 10, 2014

April is sexual assault awareness month, and MSU Denver has planned several programs to promote healthy relationships and prevent sexual assaults.

Computer bug allows remote access

April 10, 2014

This week, a serious bug was discovered that has threatened up to 500,000 systems on Internet worldwide.

HTE to host career and internship fair April 11

April 9, 2014

The Hospitality Tourism and Events Department is holding a career and internship fair called “The Key to Success” on Friday, April 11, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Hospitality Learning Center.

Professor honored for writing

April 9, 2014

The work of David Weiden, an assistant professor of political science and Native American studies at MSU Denver, was recently recognized by the American Indian Higher Education Consortium (AIHEC).

Phone service to be interrupted on April 13

April 9, 2014

The telephone cables in front of the library have water damage and will be repaired Sunday, April 13.

Military Task Force gets action

April 8, 2014

MSU Denver’s Veteran/Military Student Task Force created last spring to improve services to veterans and active military members is seeing action.

Computer lab reservations open Monday, April 14

April 8, 2014

The computer lab reservation system will be available for priority lab reservations for summer and fall 2014 semesters beginning at 8 a.m., Monday April 14, and will continue through Sunday, April 20, Information Technology Services reports.

DPS gets $7 million grant; partners with MSU Denver

April 8, 2014

Denver Public Schools, in partnership with MSU Denver and other organizations, announced yesterday it has been awarded a $7 million federal grant to expand science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) programs at nine schools.

ITS scheduled maintenance Friday

April 8, 2014

Information Technology Services reports that on Friday, April 11, from midnight until 6 a.m., MSU Denver’s banner system will be unavailable due to a scheduled maintenance.

Torres Honored

April 7, 2014

Dr. Luis Torres, deputy provost for academic and student affairs at MSU Denver since 2008, was honored April 5 with a lifetime service award from Servicios de La Raza, a nonprofit human services organization.

Higher Education Diversity Summit set for April 10

April 7, 2014

The fourth annual Higher Education Diversity Summit will be held on Thursday, April 10, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Tivoli Student Union. More than 400 attendees are expected at the free event.

Events Center pool to close

April 7, 2014

A pool nearly three decades old can be a drain on the budget. That’s the lesson of Auraria Campus Pool, which will close at the end of the spring semester on Friday, May 30.

Jefferson earns player of the year honors

April 7, 2014

Brandon Jefferson, the 5-foot-9 senior sensation on the MSU Denver men’s basketball team, was named the National Association of Basketball Coaches NCAA Division II Player of the Year.

Kick the habit

April 7, 2014

The Health Center at Auraria starts an ongoing, free smoking/tobacco cessation program on April 7.

RTD CollegePass referendum starts Monday

April 3, 2014

Each year, the student bodies from MSU Denver, the Community College of Denver, and the University of Colorado Denver vote on whether or not to keep participating in the RTD CollegePass Program. Please remind your students that voting will take place April 7–13.

Open House Saturday

April 3, 2014

This Saturday, April 5, faculty and staff will be on campus to speak with prospective students during the Open House at the Student Success Building from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

President Jordan named to Most Powerful People list

April 3, 2014

President Stephen Jordan recently made the Most Powerful People in Denver list by 5280 magazine.

Student voter study results

April 2, 2014

MSU Denver students beat the national average for voter turnout among both college and university students and American voters in general during the 2012 presidential election. Read on for results from the National Study of Learning, Voting, and Engagement.

National and local media showcase faculty expertise

April 2, 2014

The local and national media continue to call on MSU Denver professors as experts on many of today’s most important and controversial developments such as marijuana revenues and labor laws, the Russian and Ukrainian conflict and the missing Malaysia Airlines aircraft.

Personnel changes in HR

April 2, 2014

There have been personnel changes in the Human Resources department. Please click through to learn where to send inquiries going forward.

ITS launches cloud-powered teaching, learning technology

April 1, 2014

Faculty and students will have access to a cutting-edge cloud computing solution by the start of the fall semester. This revolutionary service will ensure agility, scalability and reliability for numerous services currently used for academic courses, such as Rowdy, Oracle, MySQL, PHP, Perl, and Python.

ITS governance at MSU Denver

April 1, 2014

The ITS governance structure proposed by the Technology Services Strategic Planning Task Force was created during the fall semester, reflecting the work of students, faculty, and administrators across campus.

Auraria Earth Month kickoff event tomorrow

April 1, 2014

Earth Day is April 22, and on campus, we’re participating in a month-long commemoration called Auraria Earth Month. An event tomorrow, April 2, will kick off the celebration.

Welcome home rally tomorrow for men’s basketball team

April 1, 2014

Help us congratulate the men’s basketball team on another great season with a welcome home rally tomorrow, April 2, starting at noon.

University-owned laptops should be plugged into MSU Denver networks

April 8, 2014

Information Technology Services is asking any faculty or staff member with university-owned laptop computers to plug them into an MSU Denver network jack on campus at least once a month so that patches and updates can be applied.

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