New data show housing and food insecurity is a pressing issue for many college students across the country — and in Denver
Randi Smith knew there was a hidden population of homeless students on campus – and she was determined to help them.
MSU Denver is fitting into the reimagined futures of recent high school grads.
What parents need to know, whether picking a preschool, considering kindergarten or exploring charter schools.
Chemistry faculty member finds periodic use of these resources increases teaching quality – and seats at the table.
Alumna Tameka Brigham is a leader for educational equity in Denver Public Schools.
This scholarship prioritizes creating debt-free graduates. Here’s how it’s impacting two awardees’ lives.
A concurrent-enrollment program from MSU Denver and Abraham Lincoln High School offers students the chance to complete enough credits for a Spanish minor before leaving high school.
Want to have your big idea heard at TEDxMSUDenver 2019? Here are 5 expert tips to help your talk connect.
Rephotography focuses the lens of time on Denver’s oldest community.
For back-to-school, prioritize these two critical items
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.
MSU Denver beer program’s Scott Kerkmans details how industry partnerships are a key ingredient in brewing success.
From dentistry to first-place individual and team finishes in prestigious beer competitions, this grad’s tapping into transformation.
For university students, it’s no longer enough to just get good grades. Employers are looking for that little extra something.
Most college students also have a job. Here's how savvy undergrads are finding career-related work experience on campus.
A new bill in the Colorado legislature would expand teacher training in trauma-informed approaches that support children in need.
A provocative book and innovative curriculum initiative prepare a new generation for the social media information wars.
Invested as president of MSU Denver on Sept. 7, Janine Davidson posits path forward for higher ed
18-year-old will graduate from MSU Denver, then from high school.
Delores Leslie, a paraprofessional in Denver Public Schools, goes back to college to better educate the special-needs students she serves
The Mile High City's open-access University is also a powerful economic engine.
At MSU Denver, innovation comes standard. These two students are improving the process of going to college from the ground up.
Brandi Scott talks about national student-support policy and MSU Denver’s new Center for Equity and Student Achievement in this Coffee Break episode.
College students who are among the first in their family to pursue higher education often require additional resources to succeed. Now, Colorado first-gen students are taking their requests for additional support to the state Capitol.
On the 53rd Anniversary of the Higher Education Act, institutions around the country celebrated first-generation college students.
Veteran and military students enroll, engage and excel in new Physical Education Teacher Education program.
A decade after missing school to pick potatoes, a first-generation graduate can’t get enough education.
Sport management student Brad Birling headed to Winter Olympics as an intern for the U.S. Olympic Committee.
Kevin Vincel is an MSU Denver student who's landed the first spot in a high-flying homeland security internship.
Decade-long effort to better reflect and serve Colorado opens up new funding sources for student support.
There are reasons history is rewritten: Today’s concerns and controversies shine light on things that were papered over
With a global pandemic upending the century-old fall tradition, universities across the country are finding new, creative ways to celebrate and engage alumni.
From living out of his car to living out his dream, Provost’s Award winner prepares to open brewery after graduation.
As living rooms are converted to classrooms across the country, an education expert shares how to keep kids on track.
The police killing of George Floyd thrust the realities of racism into homes across America. Early childhood education expert Rosemarie Allen provides guidance for starting the conversation about race with kids of all ages.
STEM is the hottest acronym in education. Here are tips from Colorado's Teacher of the Year for helping students discover science, tech, engineering and math.
The goals of getting a good job and gaining a more meaningful understanding of life aren't mutually exclusive.
Why study philosophy, history or language? What is the value of liberal arts? The answers may surprise you.
When business leaders are asked what they really want in employees, they list qualities — not majors
Humanities play a critical role as society grapples with artificial intelligence, migration, climate change and more.
Upward Bound helps low-income high school students pursue postsecondary education. Here's how it helped one student discover her calling to teach.
While all Roadrunners run their own roads, those who go through the Individualized Degree Program start by designing the map.
Workforce development, cybersecurity and future of higher education to be discussed at Inauguration of Janine Davidson Sept. 4-7.
While physical activity has obvious long-term benefits, research shows its value in the classroom, too.
A mom and her two daughters will graduate together.
The Denver Fire Department Academy's latest class provides a glimpse of what it takes to land a job in the life-saving field.
A tuition stipend and online degree are helping this alumna make a big difference in her small town.
Jacqueline Lujan gives kindergartners “wild curiosity” by reaching them where they are.
Thanks to a resourceful program, students who fell just short of admissions requirements are being accepted to college anyway – then given the support to succeed.?
Colorado’s open-access university provides premier access to national experts
MSU Denver’s unique graduate programs help students advance in careers and fill shortfalls in Colorado’s top industries.
Trailblazing U.S. Army Lt. Gen. Laura Richardson reflects on the value of struggle, her rise to the top levels of the military and what makes a great leader.
Alumnus earns nod for national lifetime teaching award.
Hard work and perseverance fueled Michael Atkins’ journey from school janitor to principal. Now he’s empowering students to be themselves.
‘Molly of Denali’ is the first children’s TV show to feature a Native American lead character.
MSU Denver faculty lead the charge against the teacher shortage and academic fraud at the legislative level.
When the coronavirus shuttered the Auraria Campus, MSU Denver professors and students embraced the difficulties and opportunities presented by online classes.
As MSU Denver goes digital, the University is assisting vulnerable students through efforts that include emergency funding for food and housing insecurity.
Here’s how a seemingly simple question led Tony Velasquez to one of the most prestigious schools in the world – Oxford University
The Rita and Navin Dimond Fellows Program gives students a deep dive into the hospitality industry while helping develop a diverse, skilled workforce in Denver.
Mild-mannered students by day, Roadrunner interns transformed into an elite design team to save a school’s branding efforts.
Technology is disrupting the textbook industry, and the implications are massive – to the tune of more than $600 million in savings for students.
Recent college admissions scandals highlight the moneyed nature of acceptance — and MSU Denver's position of strength as an open-access institution.
With low unemployment, Colorado companies hunger for qualified applicants.
Thousands of Colorado K-12 students are starting the school year where they left off last spring: at home, in front of a screen. Here’s how experts suggest you handle technology at home to keep children healthy and happy.
Tech startup, nonprofit help University address K-12 shortage.
Early childhood education experts applaud a new Colorado law limiting suspensions and expulsions for young students.
MSU Denver continues contributing judges to Colorado bee.
Last November, Denver voters approved a tax creating a $14M college scholarship fund. Here's how the first-of-its-kind model will expand opportunity.
Rachel Averch empowers students to dream big as co-founder and CEO of Montessori Children’s House of Denver.
Thousands of Colorado K-12 students will start the school year with remote learning. Education experts provide some practical advice for parents wondering how they’re going to make it work.
President’s Award winner Maria Coppersmith-Buschman is living proof that resilience is real, difficulties strengthen us and living matters.
Professor Darlene Sampson created a sign to show what she stood for in her profession. It would become part of history.
President’s Award winner Chris Escobar is graduating from MSU Denver as one of the most accomplished students in his class.
Amid a shortage of special-needs teachers, three educators completed an Alternative Licensure Program to fill the need and find their passion.
When multiple sclerosis derailed his Ph.D. research, Joe Schneiderwind dedicated his career to teaching math and science – and shining a light on the underrepresentation of people with disabilities in STEM.
Smithsonian and Library of Congress throw open their digital doors, giving teachers access to troves of unfiltered information
Two military vets summon their grit and earn hard-fought victory over … math.
To best help children in need, educators need to change the way they talk about trauma. Here's how MSU Denver’s teacher-prep program is moving the conversation forward.
Educators learn informed approaches to supporting children in need.
Connecting with kids makes for better instructors, but the emotional expense takes a toll.
WATCH: Open educational resources champion Emily Ragan reimagines learning in our age of abundant information.
WATCH: MSU Denver President Janine Davidson, Ph.D., makes the case for reimagining higher education.
Should script be taught in the 21st century? Our education expert examines the pros and cons.
When a Dutch and Denver professor swapped jobs last year, they also embarked on a fascinating globe-trotting correspondence.
2018 Noel Professor talks gentrification, inclusive urban development and life lessons found in a basketball game.
I’m First Gen Too: An MSU Denver professor shares his own first-generation college experience.
Want to make sure your schooling sticks? Spoiler alert: Listening to Mozart won’t help.
Elizabeth Hubbard struggled with drug addiction as a young adult; today she is a top student in her graduating class.
Met Media’s Andrea Herrera takes journalism pedigree to Entravision as news producer and editor.
Graduating student journalist Mimi Madrid takes on survivorship, storytelling and a decade between college classes.
For undocumented immigrants living in fear, MSU Denver alumna Gabriela Rodriguez lends her voice.
When Justin Darnall left the Marines in 2012, he traded one war for another: the war for his future.
Students pitch in to help their communities – and in turn, themselves – during the 2018 Illuminate day of service.
As COVID-19 cases climb in Colorado, plans for the upcoming K-12 school year are evolving by the day. Here’s what education experts expect, and how the disruptions could affect students and teachers.
A 50-year champion for equity leads a new fellowship reimagining the process for building a diverse faculty.
For Zena Dyson, the path forward hasn’t been an easy one – but perseverance pays off, one step at a time.
Zuton Lucero-Mills' heart stopped beating after a horrific car crash. Less than two years later, she’s realizing her calling to live by helping children.
Even with comparatively low tuition rates, student loan debt can be debilitating. Our aid expert weighs in on what everyone needs to know.
Chance encounters helped one student integrate international perspectives – and make the personal connection within.