While physical activity has obvious long-term benefits, research shows its value in the classroom, too.
Award-winning dietitian offers expertise on nutritional routine, advice on eating well.
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.
A mom and her two daughters will graduate together.
Lifestyle-medicine students share wellness tips with young and old as community health educators.
Comparative Fitness class shows students the many career paths in exercise science.
Roadrunners Give Back Day goes to the dogs.
Urban-agriculture program germinates with help of Acres farm.
Ironically named program, founded by alumni, helps calm anxious flyers at DIA.
In celebration of National Goof Off Day – seriously, it’s a thing – we celebrate the art of the unofficial work break.
Active duty and academics coexist for MSU Denver students who deploy across the globe.
How stress at work is taking years off our lives and what we can do to find inner-calm in our cubicles.
Student overcomes years of harassment, finds community at MSU Denver and shares a powerful message of hope.
Ah-choo! There’s a nasty bug going around – so equip yourself with a doctor’s insight that’s nothing to sneeze at.
Martial artist. Paralympic coach. International program builder. For Heidi Moore, judo isn’t just a sport – it’s a calling.
The “happy” holiday season can actually bring all kinds of stresses and frustrations. But don’t worry – help is at hand.
MSU Denver's sport event management class partners with sixth-graders to earn real-world experience.
Two grants totaling $3M to train behavioral health and addictions clinicians in medically underserved communities.
When her husband passed away, this aspiring nurse had a choice – quit college or find the strength to keep going.
Thanks to an equity-driven partnership with Denver Health, students are making inroads into health care opportunities.
MSU Denver sorority makes $50,000 donation to Children’s Hospital Colorado.
Open enrollment for Obamacare plans is open and there are changes that could affect how people buy insurance.
Exercise-science student Toby Scott shares stretches that can counteract the negative effects of sitting at a desk all day.
Recreation faculty member Ryan Campbell shares the five best trails within an hour drive of Denver.
Students gain essential skills in health care as interns at Eaton Senior Communities, Health Professions chair recounts.
Recreation faculty member and outdoor enthusiast Ryan Campbell offers advice on making it to the top of the mountain.
Two dance students are using their skills to help local children twist and spin their way to a more positive outlook.
From mechanic to medicine-woman, Jessica Johnson is proving that it’s never too late to find your passion in life.
Finding time to work out can be difficult, but here are some suggestions for how to stay trim while on the clock.
New certificate mixes tech and business to heal what ails the system.
Elizabeth Hubbard struggled with drug addiction as a young adult; today she is a top student in her graduating class.
Doug Laufer finished the 2013 Boston Marathon 60 seconds before the first bomb exploded. Unbowed and optimistic, he’s heading back.
What actually happens to us when our gentler emotions are roused? Our psychology expert Mary Ann Watson explains.
Winter blues can sometimes have a bite. MSU Denver's Michelle Tollefson, M. D., explains what to do if things go wrong.
WATCH: Psychologist Travis Heath reimagines a model of community care wherein people don't have to self-care their way out of social inequities.
Graduate social work and law students collaborate in a mock trial preparing them for careers in advocacy.
The former president of Mexico and his wife, Marta Sahagún, visited campus to discuss the collaboration connecting Denver and San Miguel de Allende.
As women become a larger part of active military and veteran populations, services for them lag behind. A new scholarship hopes to help.
New data show housing and food insecurity is a pressing issue for many college students across the country — and in Denver
How do we fill 2.4 million new jobs? Three students discuss one program’s impact on workforce – and community – development.
A deadly 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? Here’s what you need to know.
After experiencing homelessness and illness, Rebecca Leyva Hernandez graduates from MSU Denver having internalized profound life lessons and realized a passion for service.
Here’s how to feed a family of four on a budget without skimping on taste or nutrition.
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.
Here’s how the new Forever GI Bill supports a Navy family’s transition to civilian health care professionals.
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.
Our state offers some unique exercise opportunities you’ll be hard-pressed to find anywhere else.
Nonprofit fights to end human trafficking by influencing policy, training responders, empowering survivors and more
Negative societal norms may shorten the otherwise healthy lives of men. Here’s what we can do about it.
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.
As the search for effective, creative solutions to Colorado's substance abuse crisis continues, new strategies are driving addiction counselors to communities in need.
Millions are not getting enough shut-eye, and it’s taking years off their lives.
Here’s how to avoid the sugar rush for your little monsters – without skimping on the fun.
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.
Across four decades and two continents, MSU Denver graduates are shaping global health care through their work at Johns Hopkins
WATCH: Nurse Katrina Little reimagines postpartum and newborn care to improve the high maternal mortality rates in the U.S. for African American women.
Gold Star wife Erika Wyckoff balances family, school and a quest for a Medal of Honor.
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.
A $3 million grant will support a new generation of health workers transforming how underserved Colorado communities access services.
The number of college students suffering from depression and anxiety is alarmingly high. Researchers are working to find out why.
A Marine, new father and college student will attempt to become the first U.S. combat-wounded veteran to row across the Atlantic Ocean.
Ditching your car for pedal power can save money, add years to your life and improve your mood.
Feeling anxious for final exams? Here's what you need to know to make the grade.
For back-to-school, prioritize these two critical items
After surviving a serious childhood illness, nursing professor Jenny Allert knows — and teaches — the value of compassionate care.
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.
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.
These dishes are delicious, nutritious and won't break the bank.
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.
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.
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.
TikTok's 'Penny Challenge' is the latest social media stunt putting young people at risk. Why do they keep doing it?
From the streets of Newark to 'Oprah,' Dr. Sampson Davis is living proof of the ability to heal a community from the ground up.
Vaping has been marketed as a safer alternative to cigarettes, but the truth is decidedly more cloudy.
The trials and traumas life threw at Monica Simpson could have broken her. Instead, she transformed those experiences into hope – for herself and others.