New data show housing and food insecurity is a pressing issue for many college students across the country — and in Denver
Recreation faculty member and outdoor enthusiast Ryan Campbell offers advice on making it to the top of the mountain.
Winter blues can sometimes have a bite. MSU Denver's Michelle Tollefson, M. D., explains what to do if things go wrong.
Ah-choo! There’s a nasty bug going around – so equip yourself with a doctor’s insight that’s nothing to sneeze at.
Exercise-science student Toby Scott shares stretches that can counteract the negative effects of sitting at a desk all day.
With camps closed and interactions limited by social distancing, it’s more important than ever for parents to keep kids active. Follow these tips from Brian Hull, national PE teacher of the year, for healthy fun all summer long.
Recreation faculty member Ryan Campbell shares the five best trails within an hour drive of Denver.
MSU Denver sorority makes $50,000 donation to Children’s Hospital Colorado.
Here’s how to avoid the sugar rush for your little monsters – without skimping on the fun.
Our state offers some unique exercise opportunities you’ll be hard-pressed to find anywhere else.
Martial artist. Paralympic coach. International program builder. For Heidi Moore, judo isn’t just a sport – it’s a calling.
Colorado's new program to repay college loans for addiction counselors is helping one military veteran and former electrician power a new career serving others.
Across four decades and two continents, MSU Denver graduates are shaping global health care through their work at Johns Hopkins
Here’s how the new Forever GI Bill supports a Navy family’s transition to civilian health care professionals.
Mandy Pierce-Turner has a direct hand in communicating the governor's pandemic response to thousands of Coloradans who are deaf or hard of hearing.
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.
Ditching your car for pedal power can save money, add years to your life and improve your mood.
WATCH: This Parker-based nonprofit built a mobile food pantry to serve Coloradans in need. Here's how its new partnership with MSU Denver and Ent Credit Union will help students experiencing food insecurity.
After surviving a serious childhood illness, nursing professor Jenny Allert knows — and teaches — the value of compassionate care.
The new disease, also known as COVID-19, is spreading across the globe through international travel. Colorado is home to the nation’s fifth busiest airport, so should we be concerned?
As the new disease also known as COVID-19 spreads, Americans must eliminate long-established physical greetings. Here's how you can change the social script — and help break the chain of transmission.
WATCH: Nursing students join STRIDE Community Health Center to ramp up testing for coronavirus – and earn the clinical experience required for graduation.
New data show housing insecurity is a serious issue for Denver college students. Here's how one student leader is shaping a safety net for others.
The rules of dating have been turned upside down by the pandemic. But where there’s a will …
You're not hearing things — the Mile High City now howls nightly in solidarity during COVID-19 quarantine. Here’s the psychology behind the primal scream that's spreading across America.
Finding time to work out can be difficult, but here are some suggestions for how to stay trim while on the clock.
Ironically named program, founded by alumni, helps calm anxious flyers at DIA.
From the streets of Newark to 'Oprah,' Dr. Sampson Davis is living proof of the ability to heal a community from the ground up.
A new partnership puts marijuana-industry experts in the classroom to teach cooking with CBD and show budding entrepreneurs how to get their foot in the door of a $3 billion industry.
Gold Star wife Erika Wyckoff balances family, school and a quest for a Medal of Honor.
Comparative Fitness class shows students the many career paths in exercise science.
Here’s what Ruben Zorrilla, M.D., wants you to know about the vaccine that can protect you, your family and your community from influenza during the coronavirus pandemic.
WATCH: In the midsts of the COVID-19 pandemic, childhood-hunger-relief organization Food For Thought continues to feed kids who normally rely on school meals. Here’s how you can help.
Award-winning dietitian offers expertise on nutritional routine, advice on eating well.
Food waste is a massive problem in the U.S., even as 1 in 8 Americans experience food insecurity. Here’s how Colorado is responding.
Provost's Award winner Traci Lundstrom runs a yoga program in the Boulder County Jail, helping women find a better path forward like she's found for herself.
Graduate social work and law students collaborate in a mock trial preparing them for careers in advocacy.
Urban-agriculture program germinates with help of Acres farm.
A $3 million grant will support a new generation of health workers transforming how underserved Colorado communities access services.
These dishes are delicious, nutritious and won't break the bank.
Here’s how to feed a family of four on a budget without skimping on taste or nutrition.
Need some ideas for what to eat while staying at home? Nutritionists and chefs weigh in with recipes and tips for healthy eating.
Students gain essential skills in health care as interns at Eaton Senior Communities, Health Professions chair recounts.
How do we fill 2.4 million new jobs? Three students discuss one program’s impact on workforce – and community – development.
WATCH: MSU Denver strength and conditioning coach Isaiah Castilleja shows you how to get a gym-quality workout from home.
The “happy” holiday season can actually bring all kinds of stresses and frustrations. But don’t worry – help is at hand.
Thousands of Americans are telecommuting to help prevent the spread of COVID-19 – but it can be tough. Here are some tips for maximizing productivity and mental health.
Nonprofit fights to end human trafficking by influencing policy, training responders, empowering survivors and more
While physical activity has obvious long-term benefits, research shows its value in the classroom, too.
As women become a larger part of active military and veteran populations, services for them lag behind. A new scholarship hopes to help.
A mom and her two daughters will graduate together.
From mechanic to medicine-woman, Jessica Johnson is proving that it’s never too late to find your passion in life.
Along the road to addiction recovery, Kyle Johnson returned to school and discovered a true purpose.
Nancy Rae Kochis-Clark applies traditional Native American practice through the language of lifestyle medicine. Here’s what that work means for the future of health care.
Two dance students are using their skills to help local children twist and spin their way to a more positive outlook.
Negative societal norms may shorten the otherwise healthy lives of men. Here’s what we can do about it.
The number of college students suffering from depression and anxiety is alarmingly high. Researchers are working to find out why.
Michael Lechuga attended the Auraria Early Learning Center as a toddler while his mother studied at MSU Denver. Now, he’s preparing to join her as a graduate.
Mindfulness practice is increasingly making its way into the college classroom. Here’s how it helps students learn – and a quick 3-step breathing exercise you can use, too.
The trials and traumas life threw at Monica Simpson could have broken her. Instead, she transformed those experiences into hope – for herself and others.
Psychologist and curandero Ricardo Carrillo, Ph.D., helps the Latino community understand that many tools required for balanced mental health already exist within their culture’s traditions and values.
The former president of Mexico and his wife, Marta Sahagún, visited campus to discuss the collaboration connecting Denver and San Miguel de Allende.
When her husband passed away, this aspiring nurse had a choice – quit college or find the strength to keep going.
As COVID-19 exacerbates the health-worker shortage in Colorado, universities adapt to keep the future workforce on track.
Active duty and academics coexist for MSU Denver students who deploy across the globe.
As the search for effective, creative solutions to Colorado's substance abuse crisis continues, new strategies are driving addiction counselors to communities in need.
It’s never been more important to get out and exercise – for both body and mind. Here's how to do it safely.
Student overcomes years of harassment, finds community at MSU Denver and shares a powerful message of hope.
MSU Denver's sport event management class partners with sixth-graders to earn real-world experience.
The COVID-19 pandemic and systemic racism aren’t just creating fresh trauma for people of color; they’re also causing past traumas experienced by older generations to resurface. Here are tested tools PTSD experts deploy for dealing with traumas new and old.
Experts weigh in on the connection between the movement for racial justice and the global pandemic.
After experiencing homelessness and illness, Rebecca Leyva Hernandez graduates from MSU Denver having internalized profound life lessons and realized a passion for service.
White people comprise 91% of Registered Dietitian Nutritionists in Colorado. Here’s how MSU Denver will use more than $5 million in grants to diversify the pipeline into the critical field.
Roadrunners Give Back Day goes to the dogs.
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.
Millions are not getting enough shut-eye, and it’s taking years off their lives.
Historians discuss how studying the impact of the 1918-19 influenza outbreak can guide the U.S. response to the coronavirus pandemic.
Lifestyle-medicine students share wellness tips with young and old as community health educators.
WATCH: Whether you need to organize a home office or deep clean your entire pad, these tips from hoarding disorder expert Jennifer Hanzlick will help you create the space you deserve.
WATCH: Nurse Katrina Little reimagines postpartum and newborn care to improve the high maternal mortality rates in the U.S. for African American women.
WATCH: Psychologist Travis Heath reimagines a model of community care wherein people don't have to self-care their way out of social inequities.
WATCH: Personal trainer Tyler Kingsbury reimagines how self-love can vanquish the veil of perfection and increase focus on the values that allow us to live more meaningful lives.
Prior to the coronavirus, Americans were slow to adopt virtual health care. Now, they’re clamoring for the services. Here’s how the state and universities are responding to deliver digital medicine.
Feeling anxious for final exams? Here's what you need to know to make the grade.
Doug Laufer finished the 2013 Boston Marathon 60 seconds before the first bomb exploded. Unbowed and optimistic, he’s heading back.
New certificate mixes tech and business to heal what ails the system.
What actually happens to us when our gentler emotions are roused? Our psychology expert Mary Ann Watson explains.
Elizabeth Hubbard struggled with drug addiction as a young adult; today she is a top student in her graduating class.
Open enrollment for Obamacare plans is open and there are changes that could affect how people buy insurance.
Vaping has been marketed as a safer alternative to cigarettes, but the truth is decidedly more cloudy.
A Marine, new father and college student will attempt to become the first U.S. combat-wounded veteran to row across the Atlantic Ocean.
TikTok's 'Penny Challenge' is the latest social media stunt putting young people at risk. Why do they keep doing it?
Two grants totaling $3M to train behavioral health and addictions clinicians in medically underserved communities.
Thanks to an equity-driven partnership with Denver Health, students are making inroads into health care opportunities.
In celebration of National Goof Off Day – seriously, it’s a thing – we celebrate the art of the unofficial work break.
How stress at work is taking years off our lives and what we can do to find inner-calm in our cubicles.