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  • Center puts on camp

    MSU Denver Center for Urban Education’s 9th grade College Readiness Camps drew 96 freshmen from Denver and nearby counties.

  • Art department recognized

    MSU Denver is the only Colorado school in “Creative Colleges: A Guide for Actors, Artists, Dancers, Musicians and Writers.”

  • Comic books help teach

    Christina Angel says comics enhance students’ reading ability and artistic skills when used in an interactive, standards-based format.

  • Turning rocks into dollars

    Assistant Professor Uwe Richard Kackstaetter raises money by selling $40 kits at the campus bookstore.

  • Prof talks British policy

    Meetings came about during Fraser’s Study Abroad classes that focus on elementary education.


  • “Chateau la MSU” debuts

    Wine that MSU Denver enology students had a hand in making last fall is about to be uncorked.

  • Senate confirms Archuleta

    MSU Denver graduate Katherine Archuleta will head the federal government’s Office of Personnel Management.

  • HLC Up and Running

    Metropolitan State University of Denver's new Hotel and Hospitality Learning Center was designed to give Hotel, Tourism and Events majors an immersive learning environment in a real-world setting.

  • New Student Success Building

    View the latest news on Metro State’s new Student Success Building

  • Jordan named to leadership of higher education association

    MSU Denver President Stephen Jordan was named to the board of directors of the American Association of State Colleges and Universities during that group’s annual meeting this week in Los Angeles.

  • Lunch at the lab not a bad deal at all

    Grrrrrrrrraaaallllll. If that’s your stomach growling, MSU Denver has the cure. The as-yet-unnamed student-run restaurant is now open for business and getting rave reviews.

  • Consortium wins grant to boost training in manufacturing

    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.

  • MSU Denver adds to its ‘affordable, effective’ rankings

    MSU Denver is adding to its state and national accolades as a university that provides great value to its students and graduates.

  • The Colorado Charge tackles the issue of homelessness

    The Colorado Charge—sponsored by the Undergraduate Research Program, a division of the Applied Learning Center—is a partnership between MSU Denver students and government, businesses, nonprofits and other stakeholders. It provides an opportunity for students to see how their social-issue research may provide real-world benefits.

  • MSU Denver ranked a top college for future military members

    MSU Denver is listed by the Online College Database as a top school in Colorado for students interested in military service.

  • MSU Denver team heading to Galapagos

    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.