MSU Denver Fencing instructor Ernie Heyman has introduced Roadrunners to the thrills and values of the Olympic sport for 42 years.
“I think we have a real chance of winning a gold medal,” the Boomers forward said in advance of the Tokyo Games.
MSU Denver’s School of Hospitality is partnering with the Colorado Tourism Office to administer $10 million in rebates for costs of hosting events in the state.
Speakers at Sept. 10 TEDx event plan to address resilience amid difficult times and open the door for healing our collective trauma.
Demand for diverse mental- and behavioral-health professionals in Colorado has never been greater. Here’s how federal grants awarded to MSU Denver support the students who will meet those needs in underserved and rural communities.
New Lockheed Martin contract provides MSU Denver community with paid research and learning opportunities in space-related fields and beyond.
Tabitha Shackleton battled addiction for 25 years. Now, she's wrapping up a Master of Clinical Behavioral Health and championing the wraparound services that turned her life around.
Audrey Kline's work to expand mail-in voting systems pays off during a global pandemic.
As global travel rebounds amid an aviator shortage, a new generation is poised to take its place in the cockpit.
Cinema expert Vincent Piturro offers up flick picks to welcome the upcoming government report on ‘unexplained aerial phenomena’ – and any intergalactic visitors you may closely encounter.
MSU Denver biologist Leanna Matthews is featured in Apple TV’s new documentary 'Fathom,' which explores the complex communication of whales. Here’s how she’s deciphering marine-mammal communication in the field and from landlocked Denver.
This nonprofit has worked to empower youth through music education at venues across the metro area for more than two decades. Now, it’s found a forever home, thanks to a partnership with MSU Denver’s Department of Music.
Here’s how dads are honored around the globe, from Cancun to Kyoto.
With the MLB season in full swing and the All-Star Game a month away, David Piacenti dishes on the trivia-worthy traits that make our national pastime unique.
The pandemic hit hotels hard. Here’s how Roadrunners have risen to guide the hospitality industry through the challenges of today and the promise of tomorrow.
The ‘Rowdy Return Scholarship’ vaccine drawing will award tuition to 5 MSU Denver undergrads who have received at least one dose of any of the three authorized Covid-19 vaccines.
Proposed legislation would help stop-out and gap-year students earn credentials with scholarships and student-support services.
Here are hotelier Anita Kudasik’s fave things to do in her hometown.
Anita Kudasik transformed the town's worn-out motor lodge into a stylish mountain stay.
Vaccination rates are up, and Covid-positivity rates are down, leading public health officials to lift restrictions. Here are a few ideas for getting your summer pumping.
Spoiler alert: They’re way better than the odds of winning Powerball
Ending the pandemic is contingent on our ability to achieve herd immunity through vaccination. Here are the science and math that get us there.
MSU Denver presents the first of a series of executive roundtable discussions on avoiding the ‘shecession’ and returning women to the workplace.
TEDx is returning to MSU Denver. What's the 'secret sauce' to those ideas worth spreading? Here's insight - and 5 expert tips to help your presentations connect.
The CDC changed its pandemic guidance on masks in the hopes that a return to normal will incentivize Americans to assess their individual risks and get vaccinated. Here’s what experts want those with questions about Covid vaccines to know.
Associated General Contractors of Colorado will use a student-developed advertising campaign to recruit women and people of color.
Their findings were published in an internationally peer-reviewed research article in the journal Sensors.
WATCH: MSU Denver Exercise Science Professor Joe Quatrochi shows you how to increase blood flow to reduce pain and discomfort.
Social Work grad overcomes early hurdles in life to get speedy start on career.
Denverites whose families were affected by the construction of the Auraria Campus discussed how institutionalized discrimination created the conditions to displace the majority-Latino community in the 1970s and continues today.
Stephanie Shufelt worked on F-16s before she discovered her love for teaching. To be the educator her students need her to be, she earned a certificate in trauma-informed practices offered by MSU Denver's Office of Education Solutions.
MSU Denver School of Hospitality Dean Christian Hardigree weighs in on the prospects for passport programs and “revenge tourism” amid a predicted travel boom.
Volunteering abroad and surviving an accident helped Josephina Carlacci-King discover her purpose in the hospitality industry.
Allison Poeling’s passion for hospitality started with a mouse. Yes, that mouse.
WATCH: Nursing students assist Colorado Coalition for the Homeless in administering critical Covid-19 vaccines.
This Colorado nonprofit gave Zoë Royer an opportunity to succeed at MSU Denver. Now, she’s paying it forward by helping the organization advance advocacy for other youth whose education is threatened by basic-needs insecurity.
The U.S. is hurting as baseball fans return to stadiums around the country. Sports experts say the game can help the nation heal from the Covid-19 pandemic and explain why hosting MLB’s All-Star Game will be a big-league boost for the Mile High City.
In a wide-ranging virtual discussion for the University’s Equity Training Series, the activist, scholar and author of “How to Be an Antiracist” discussed anti-racism in higher education, tools for introspection and the importance of hope.
This student-designed, 3D-printed prototype converts your smartphone into a laptop in a snap, and it just netted a top finish in a Stanford-sponsored competition for its promise to provide internet-connected performance for less than $100.
Last spring, Covid crushed former MSU Denver baseball standout Julian Garcia’s shot at “The Show.” Now, baseball is back, and the righty is fighting for a spot in the Philadelphia Phillies’ farm system.
New apprenticeship program trains next generation of home finance advisors – and diversifies talent in booming Colorado real estate industry
In this daily 15-minute podcast, Bree Davies dishes on the pandemic and the versatility of the ‘Denver sound.’
The MSU Denver alumna would be just the second woman to be promoted to four-star general in the Army.
Derek Brekken’s love of storytelling moved the former high school dropout to pursue a degree in PR. Now, his sights are set on law school and a career in media law.
Nayeli Cisneros Saucedo was brought to the U.S. at age 8 and overcame great hardship to earn her Psychology degree. Here’s what she wants immigrants like her to know.
Naquetta Ricks’ path winds from Liberia to the Auraria Campus to the state Capitol. Now, she’s devoted to empowering the state's underserved and immigrant communities.
Life coach James Larcus provides tips for keeping your mental health top-of-mind this spring.
Hurler gets all 27 batters out in 13-0 rout of CSU-Pueblo as No. 18 Roadrunners improve to 17-1.
Here’s how Colorado’s public-access institution is reimagining college to meet students where they are in their ‘complicated, zigzaggy lives.’
Ruben Zorrilla, M.D., medical director of the Health Center at Auraria, discusses the data behind the three approved vaccines.
Shifting between remote and in-person learning has helped elementary-education major Mayrel Rodriguez hone a critical skill: flexibility.
MSU Denver's School of Hospitality distributed food kits to students Thursday to help alleviate the financial strain of the pandemic.
With shots set to become widely available in Colorado in April, public-health officials find themselves combating vaccine misinformation. Here's what infectious-disease expert Sheryl Zajdowicz, Ph.D., wants you to know.
PHOTOS: Brandi Shigley and her fave creatives dish on how Covid has changed the Mile High City's style scene.
For this Colorado couture icon, fashion isn’t about having an eye for hot trends; it’s about having the courage to be authentically you.
Student-success stories show the shortcomings of the ACT and SAT.
The pandemic pushed this single mother in a new direction. Here's how this future social worker aims to put at-risk students on the path to a better life.
Fears of a “twindemic” – a confluence of Covid-19 and influenza – haven’t materialized, thanks to preventive measures aimed at slowing the spread of the coronavirus.
Here’s how the situation looks to a finance expert and two Roadrunners paying off their loans.
Mental-health experts and those battling substance-use disorders discuss the challenges and opportunities of a new era in recovery.
New effort announced by Gov. Jared Polis also prioritizes mental-health needs for college students.
Here are the lessons tomorrow’s educators are learning as they navigate in-person and online classrooms amid the pandemic.
The Biden administration has revived efforts to make the abolitionist the first Black American on a U.S. bill. But aspects of the plan give some scholars pause. Here’s why.
Snow-research pioneer Chris George spent decades studying Colorado’s slide-prone slopes. His work lives on in the Center for Snow and Avalanche Studies.
Firefighters return to the classroom to advance their skills and lives.
This husband-and-wife doctor duo met at MSU Denver, went to med school together and now help their rural community realize whole-person wellness.
The pandemic has devastated Colorado’s creative community. But Denver artists are drawing together and imagining what comes next. PLUS: Preview 'Hail the Dark Lioness,' a new Center for Visual Art exhibition.
Fickle early-season storms and increased backcountry usage are factors behind a deadly winter week in Colorado and across the country. Here’s how hydrologists view the state’s current snowpack and avalanche danger.
SpringHill Suites’ Scotti Gladney is focused on what his hard-hit industry does best: hospitality.
Budweiser, Coke, Pepsi, Ford and Hyundai are among the recognizable brands sitting out the big game this year.
Fetien Gebre-Michael built an Ethiopian-food empire in the Mile High City — and in the process grew a community that is sustaining her business through the pandemic and the fight for racial justice.
The chef/owner of Konjo Ethiopian Food serves up your guide to her home country’s cuisine.
Macroeconomist Kishore Kulkarni on the president’s massive relief proposal, the country’s uneven recovery and the prospects for the post-pandemic economy.
Follow these recommendations from cybersecurity experts to stay safe.
Here's how a new emergency response service in Denver diverts 911 calls for mental health, substance use and other public health issues away from police and toward mental health and medical professionals.
Emanuel Walker, Liberian refugee and 2021 My Brother’s Keeper Emerging Leader, is on a mission to make higher education more accessible to all students.
Associate Professor Shelby Balik draws parallels from the past to help us understand the recent attack on the U.S. Capitol.
New data show how investment in MSU Denver powers Colorado's long-term economic success and boosts the vibrancy of its diverse communities.
Gen Z and millennials reimagine the movement for racial justice.
Steve Wiseman’s zigzaggy path to nursing and service served him well in his deployment to south Texas as a member of the military’s new Urban Augmentation Medical Task Force.
Whether it’s surviving cancer, studying for a career in social work or crisis management, Ellie Wagley is living proof of what happens when you’re prepared to be at your best every minute.
The new U.S. representative is the first MSU Denver graduate elected to Congress. Here’s how she worked her way from a Castle Rock ranch to the Auraria Campus to Florida’s 3rd Congressional District.