The price of televisions, many of which contain parts made in China, could cause sticker shock in the event of a U.S.-China trade war.

A U.S.-China trade war will hit your pocket

The world’s two largest economies are threatening each other with billions of dollars in tariffs. We might all pay, an economics professor says.

Andrew L. Traver – a criminal-investigative, national-security and organizational-leadership expert, will serve as a visiting faculty member in the Department of Criminal Justice and Criminology teaching classes this fall at Metropolitan State University of Denver. He officially joined the University on July 1 2019 after retiring as the director of NCIS in June. Photo by Sara Hertwig.

Fighting crime from the classroom

Retired NCIS Director Andrew Traver joins the Criminal Justice and Criminology faculty at MSU Denver

A look at the top ten RED stories from 2019.

Best of RED 2019

Our reporting last year stretched from the Auraria Campus to the Capitol, rural Colorado to grade-school classrooms. Here are the best and most-read stories of 2019.


Shattering the cybersecurity glass ceiling

An all-girls squad from D’Evelyn Junior High School code and collaborate their way to the national CyberPatriot competition.


The Trojan horse is you

Cybercriminals are increasingly using social engineering to get workers to open the door to their employers’ secure data.

A silhouette in front of a computer screen filled with computer code.

Your online info is not secure

Cybersecurity experts say attacks are too numerous for fail-safe protection but that threats can be contained.

By taking concurrent-enrollment classes at Metropolitan State University of Denver while attending the Denver Center for International Studies, Alex Jones earned a college degree before receiving his high school diploma.

Degree before diploma

18-year-old will graduate from MSU Denver, then from high school.

President Janine Davidson, Ph.D., pictured on the Auraria Campus.

The road ahead for higher ed

Workforce development, cybersecurity and future of higher education to be discussed at Inauguration of Janine Davidson Sept. 4-7.

Navy veteran and MSU Denver graduate Malcolm Young is a cyberarchitecture, intelligence and analytics engineer at Lockheed Martin in Littleton, Colorado. Photo by Alyson McClaran.

Cyber success

A Navy veteran finds his passion – and a job at Lockheed Martin – in the high-demand field of cybersecurity.

Every day, many of us share private personal data with companies online. Amid rapidly changing technologies, it

Stay ahead of the data-sharing game

Prevention, good judgment are keys to avoiding online disasters

MSU Denver CIS student Stan Allen will take part in the veteran certification training provided by Palo Alto Networks. Photo by Olga Sago.

Reboot camp: cybersecurity education for vets

A collaboration between Palo Alto Networks, State of Colorado and MSU Denver serves a growing workforce opportunity.

Scott Margolis is executive director of national advisory cybersecurity, data protection and data privacy at Ernst & Young LLP. Photo by Michael Paras

Power in persistence

It took Scott Margolis 21 years to graduate from college. Today, he’s a cybersecurity leader at a Big Four accounting firm.

MSU Denver’s new Skills Lab provide job-seekers with the training they need to land jobs in fields that will grow – and be created – as the economy recovers from the COVID-19 recession.

Ready for the future of work

MSU Denver’s new Skills Lab provides job-seekers with free virtual training in fields that will grow – and be created – as the economy recovers from the COVID-19 recession.

America is caught up in a “smart” revolution. Billions of internet-connected devices, collectively known as the Internet of Things (IoT) – all those video cameras, speakers, doorbells, kitchen appliances and toys – have become increasingly entwined into the fabric of our everyday lives.

The spies you invite into your home

Getting a smart device this year? Make sure you know how to protect your privacy.

Person at a computer makes an online payment.

7 tips for safe holiday online shopping

'Tis the season to shop online. Here's what you need to know to make sure you don’t end up buying gifts for the bad guys.

How to use Zoom safely

Keep your Zoom meetings secure with these tips from a cybersecurity expert

Here's how you can stop snoopers and trolls from crashing your private video calls.