All News/Archive: 2016
6 movies you shouldn’t miss from 2016
Fri, 23 Dec 2016 10:24:00 MST
It has been a bumper year for good movies, and one of our resident experts, Christina Angel, has been to see many of them. Here are her top picks. ...
5 Denver musicians and albums not to miss from 2016
Thu, 22 Dec 2016 10:40:00 MST
With so much great local music created this year, we’ve curated a list of a few top picks.
5 great books from 2016
Wed, 21 Dec 2016 10:51:00 MST
Looking for inspiration? One of our English faculty members, Cindy Carlson, picks her favorite reads from the past 12 months.
Things are looking up … for the class of fall 2016
Tue, 20 Dec 2016 11:04:00 MST
The largest fall class in MSU Denver history graduated on Dec. 16. See photos of the highlights.
Downwinders sick more often, health survey says
Thu, 15 Dec 2016 11:14:00 MST
First findings identify clusters of illness in communities near the former Rocky Flats nuclear weapons plant.
The Force is strong in Denver
Thu, 15 Dec 2016 11:25:00 MST
Sci-fi fans are giddy about the new Star Wars movie, but for our space-minded students the CGI effects aren’t so far-fetched.
‘Tis the season ... for beer
Tue, 13 Dec 2016 11:44:00 MST
Explore the science, history and food pairings for seasonal beers available in the Tivoli taproom.
The call center where people actually want to work
Tue, 06 Dec 2016 11:49:00 MST
Friendly chats? Shared advice? This team has completely upended the low expectations of the cold-call industry.
From seeds to STEM
Thu, 01 Dec 2016 11:51:00 MST
The goal? Equip teachers to inspire and enable students who historically haven’t had access to training for STEM fields.
Some Roadrunners can fly
Wed, 30 Nov 2016 11:56:00 MST
United Airlines had a cockpit, ramp and airline gate full of Roadrunners – not something you see every day.
Students “Bet the Farm” to be BEST in robotics
Wed, 09 Nov 2016 12:03:00 MST
More than 375 local high school and middle school students built and tested robots for the STEM-focused contest.
Relentlessly mild weather leaves some people pining for snow
Thu, 03 Nov 2016 12:07:00 MDT
Meteorologist Sam Ng discusses the unusually warm autumn and what La Niña might mean for ski season.
Who says millennials aren’t voting?
Mon, 31 Oct 2016 12:10:00 MDT
Polls say that young people aren’t engaged in the 2016 election. These students say the polls don’t tell the whole story.
A match made in heaven – and on the soccer field
Wed, 26 Oct 2016 12:15:00 MDT
How a private high school and public university kick-started a partnership to help both reach their goooooals!!!
Just add water
Wed, 26 Oct 2016 12:18:00 MDT
English professor brings relevant theme to her composition course to grow student learning.
Mon, 24 Oct 2016 12:21:00 MDT
Computer science student changes the meaning of hacking with his wheelchair.
Perspective: Colorado election will hinge on Latino turnout
Mon, 24 Oct 2016 12:24:00 MDT
Political scientist Robert Preuhs examines polling data around a key voting group in an article originally published in the Denver Business Journal.
Life isn’t always fair ... but education should be
Tue, 18 Oct 2016 12:27:00 MDT
Equity Assistance Center wins $8.5 million DOE grant to ensure that all students get a fair shake.
She didn’t plan for this … but she’ll take it
Mon, 17 Oct 2016 12:31:00 MDT
How one woman used her know-how, humor and chutzpah to revolutionize the meeting planning profession, earning herself a spot among industry titans.
Coming soon to a campus near you
Fri, 07 Oct 2016 12:35:00 MDT
This Advanced Manufacturing Day, MSU Denver has 60 million reasons to celebrate, thanks to its forthcoming Aerospace and Engineering Sciences Building.
Intern loses shoes, gains experience
Wed, 05 Oct 2016 14:45:00 MDT
Journalism student Jeanelle Thompson says her internship experience prepared her for a career in reporting – and how to get a story even when your shoes go missing.
Nuestros Destinos: (Re)Claiming Space, Identity, Power
Wed, 05 Oct 2016 13:18:00 MDT
Symposium to highlight contemporary Manifest Destiny and gentrification in Denver’s Latino communities.
Women in flight
Thu, 22 Sep 2016 13:38:00 MDT
American Airlines pilot dedicates her time on the ground to increasing the number of women in the air.
Hail to the chief … Roadrunner
Wed, 19 Sep 2018 13:52:00 MDT
President Jordan announces June 2017 retirement, leaves legacy of transformational leadership and increased opportunities for nontraditional students.
Students get up close and personal – with the weather
Wed, 14 Sep 2016 13:57:00 MDT
Tornadoes and thunder are real-world teaching tools in Sam Ng’s Observations of Severe Weather class.
In case of emergency . . . take this class
Thu, 08 Sep 2016 11:30:32 MDT
A new major in fire and emergency response administration trains students to lead the way – and save lives.
Pokémon Go-ing where no tech has gone before
Wed, 31 Aug 2016 14:05:00 MDT
Pokémon Go is the hottest new thing in mobile technology and Auraria Campus is one of the 10 best locations in Denver to capture the game’s creatures, compete in virtual gyms and connect with teams of red, yellow or blue.
Addressing the health care crunch
Sun, 28 Aug 2016 14:11:00 MDT
New MHA degree will educate next-generation leaders in a field with a healthy employment diagnosis.
Master of business, without massive debt
Thu, 18 Aug 2016 14:15:00 MDT
New MBA program gives students an affordably priced business degree, with flexible hours and class options.
Taming the yeast
Wed, 10 Aug 2016 14:19:00 MDT
Bomber or bust: Forensic research leads to potential beer resurrection.
Breaking down Brexit
Sun, 31 Jul 2016 14:23:00 MDT
The good, the bad and the confounding of Britain’s decision to leave the European Union.
Olympic trials: Zika, money woes and Rio's reputation
Wed, 27 Jul 2016 14:26:00 MDT
Everyone’s talking about the upcoming games in Brazil – but for all the wrong reasons. Our experts weigh in.
Student gets the bug for studying parasites
Tue, 26 Jul 2016 14:33:00 MDT
Caitlin Babbitt aims to turn her passion for these ‘gross’ creatures into a career that changes people’s lives.
Making his pitch
Mon, 27 Jun 2016 14:35:00 MDT
This holiday weekend, Julian Garcia will get to work. The recently drafted Roadrunner pitcher takes major-league aspirations into his minor league start.
If you build it, they will come
Tue, 10 May 2016 14:42:00 MDT
Go behind the scenes at the 2016 NCAA Division II Spring Sports Festival, learn how MSU Denver came to host it and what it means for the Mile High City.