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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.

Hotshot hacker

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.