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U.S. Census Bureau Director Visits CU Anschutz Medical Campus

As a little boy growing up in a drafty wooden bungalow in San Antonio, Texas, Robert Santos had a night visitor that traumatized the “probably 6” year old so much, he refused to sleep or return to his bed.


Author Debra Melani | Publish Date June 17, 2024
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Student Baker Hopes to Take the Cake on ‘The Great Canadian Baking Show’

In her unexpected role as a reality TV star, Sydney Hayden has already risen to the occasion. As a contestant on “The Great Canadian Baking Show,” the first-year graduate student traded her anatomy books for an apron and is dazzling the judges with her knack for precision and whimsical flair.


Author Kiley Carroll | Publish Date October 31, 2023
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Community    Students    Equity Diversity and Inclusion   

Ceremony Celebrates CU Pre-Health Scholars

Thirty-one high school seniors graduated from the CU Pre-Health Scholars (CUPS) program on May 6.


Author Staff | Publish Date May 19, 2023
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Students    Public Health    Student and Alumni    ColoradoSPH at CU Anschutz    Opioid Research   

Boyfriend’s Fentanyl Death Inspires Nonprofit to Battle Crisis

Charlie Ternan had a job interview and wanted to cool the back pain that had flared on a long drive up the California coast. It was spring 2020, the COVID pandemic had just begun, and graduation was weeks away at Santa Clara University.


Author Chris Casey | Publish Date May 15, 2023
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Students    Diversity    Advancement   

Giving Day 2023 Engages Community, Provides Essential Support for Programs

Beginning at midnight on April 13, the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus held its second annual Giving Day. For 24 hours, the CU Anschutz community was encouraged to contribute to funds honoring pioneers of diversity in healthcare and the many schools and colleges across campus. This year’s theme was “Go Further, Together” – a phrase that highlights the ability of CU Anschutz students to face challenges and push through adversity to change lives for the better.


Author Guest Contributor | Publish Date May 09, 2023
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Community    Faculty    Students   

Should You Add Assisted Stretching to Your Routine?

Franchises such as StretchLab and Stretch Zone are popping up across the country, adding another self-care outlet for fitness-focused consumers.


Author Kiley Carroll | Publish Date March 06, 2023
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Campus Life    Community    Students    Awareness   

As Car Thefts Rise, CU Anschutz Police Department and Campus Partners Provide Safety Tips, Debut New Program

Colorado leads the nation in auto theft, and, unfortunately, Denver and Aurora are two of the prime targets for thieves. On campus thus far in 2022, there have been 106 recorded reports of stolen vehicles and 39 attempted auto thefts, more than double from last year. The rise was especially troubling during November, when criminals stole or attempted to steal 23 vehicles.


Author Staff | Publish Date December 14, 2022
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Police Department Survey: Most People Feel Safe on Campus

More than three-quarters of students, faculty and staff responding to a campus Police Department survey feel “very safe” or “somewhat safe” on the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus.


Author Guest Contributor | Publish Date September 30, 2022
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Campus Life    Students    Diversity

Title IX’s 50th Anniversary: Office of Equity’s Role and Compliance Requirements for Employees

Fifty years ago, on June 23, 1972, a federal mandate barring sex discrimination in an educational setting receiving federal financial assistance was signed into law. This federal mandate is what we commonly refer to as Title IX.


Author Guest Contributor | Publish Date July 11, 2022
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Get to Know: Chidinma Onyia

In celebration of Black History Month, CU Anschutz is launching the “Get to Know” series to highlight Black excellence on campus year-round – leaders, innovators and change makers who are accomplishing the extraordinary in their fields every day. The “Get to Know” series will expand throughout the year as an inclusive platform for voices on our campus.  


Author Kiley Carroll | Publish Date February 22, 2022
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Campus Life    Faculty    Students

OIT Eases Access to Adobe Creative Cloud

The Office of Information Technology has provided the entire student body with free access to Adobe Creative Cloud to get a head start on CU Anschutz's 2021-2026 Strategic Initiatives. This enforces the Enhance the Student Experience initiative, to support learners to be the best in the healthcare workforce with an eye toward diversity, equity and inclusion.   


Author Staff | Publish Date January 03, 2022
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Orchestra Brims with Collaboration, Creativity and Love of Music

On an undeniably STEM-oriented campus, the AMC Orchestra offers a unique opportunity for artistic release. The group is part of the ‘Music and Medicine Initiative’ in the University of Colorado Center for Bioethics and Humanities and, as of fall semester, has a new director, Jeremy D. Cuebas.


Author Blair Ilsley | Publish Date October 11, 2021
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Students    Public Health    ColoradoSPH at CU Anschutz   

Olympian and Grad Student Talks About Mental Health, Seeking Balance

Maddie Godby, a graduate student in the Population Mental Health & Wellbeing Program at the Colorado School of Public Health, flew to her first Olympic Games this summer knowing full well the month in Japan would be unlike anything the world has seen.


Author Chris Casey | Publish Date September 27, 2021
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Lymphoma Expert, Doctoral Student Find Gender Bias Upends Work-Life Balance

Celebrating exceptional women on the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus? No problem.


Author Kiley Carroll | Publish Date September 08, 2021
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Community    Faculty    Students    Diversity

Video: Progress Being Made on Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Community Engagement

Over 100 attendees from across the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus virtually gathered on July 29 to learn more about diversity, equity, inclusion and community engagement efforts.


Author Blair Ilsley | Publish Date August 03, 2021
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Community    Students    Diversity

CU Anschutz Medical Campus Celebrates Juneteenth

A rousing celebration brought together artists, physicians, storytellers and musicians for a historic commemoration that coincided with President Joe Biden’s signing of the Juneteenth National Independence Day Act, which designates Juneteenth as a federal holiday.


Author Guest Contributor | Publish Date June 29, 2021
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Education    Community    Students

Providing a Spark: Program Instills Wonder in Young Scientists

Many scientists remember the thrill of taking a first glimpse through a microscope. Giovanna Paz, 15, recalled a similar rush, but a chat with scientist Isabel Fernandez sparked even more excitement. Meeting Fernandez, an MD/PhD student at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus, felt like having a sit-down with her future self.


Author Chris Casey | Publish Date June 29, 2021
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Education    Students    Public Health    ColoradoSPH at CU Anschutz   

Bettering the World Through Data (and Spreadsheets)

Alexa Hansen was in the final semester of completing her psychology degree at Metropolitan State University of Denver, when the career ahead didn’t seem to be a great fit.


Author Staff | Publish Date May 25, 2021
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Kuwaiti Grad Finds Creativity in Dentistry

When Mohammad Alshemali witnessed a near-fatal accident as a teen in Kuwait, his decision to work in the healthcare field was solidified. He was playing soccer with his family, and his cousin ran into the road after a ball and was hit by a car.


Author Kiley Carroll | Publish Date May 18, 2021
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Research    Education    Students    Public Health    Pharmacy

CU Anschutz Schools and Colleges Rank Among Nation’s Best in 2022 U.S. News & World Report Listing

Schools and colleges of the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus are again ranked among the best in the country on the 2022 U.S. News & World Report annual ranking of higher education programs.


Author Staff | Publish Date March 30, 2021
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Community    COVID-19    Alumni    Students

Best Medicine During a Pandemic? How About Some Laughter?

The stress and uncertainty of the pandemic continues to take a toll on front-line workers, many of whom are CU Anschutz alumni. To lighten moods and brighten spirits, the CU Medical Alumni Association and CU Anschutz Alumni co-hosted comedian Brad Nieder on Dec. 2.


Author Blair Ilsley | Publish Date December 08, 2020
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Campus Life    Education    Students

Empathy Turns Anesthesiology Into Passion for December Graduate

The inner workings of the human body fascinate Fabienne Haas. But also top of mind for Haas, who graduates from the University of Colorado Anesthesiologist Assistant Program in December, are the emotions swirling inside patients as they are about to undergo surgery.


Author Chris Casey | Publish Date November 23, 2020
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A Community Effort

What you need to know: New CU Anschutz community advocates welcome those on campus and answer questions about social distancing, masks and return to campus protocols.


Author Kiley Carroll | Publish Date October 13, 2020
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Campus Life    Education    Students

Reaching for the ‘Rocks’: Musician, Student Finds All He Needs at CU Anschutz

  • What you need to know: When he’s not slinging on a guitar strap or a stethoscope, Matt Golub grabs his tennis racquet. The CU medical student has many passions, but if he had to choose just one, it would be shredding his guitar under the lights.

For Matt Golub, the video game Guitar Hero was a way of life in middle school. Far from a frivolous obsession, the endless hours he spent shredding virtual guitar set the course for his artistic passion. He’s become a full-fledged musician – guitarist, singer and songwriter – one who’s already taken the stage at Red Rocks Amphitheatre.


Author Chris Casey | Publish Date September 28, 2020
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Community    COVID-19    Students    ColoradoSPH at CU Anschutz   

Colleges Battle COVID-19 but Also the Budget Hit of Canceling Sports

  • What you need to know: COVID-19 protocols for collegiate athletics vary from canceled seasons to games with over 10,000 fans. The decision making has placed student-athletes in a difficult position: play it safe with the pandemic or pursue their life-long dreams.

In spite of a global pandemic, many colleges and universities across the United States are gearing up for the fall football season. While this slice of normalcy may be comforting, it could also come at an enormous cost – the well-being of the student athletes.


Author Blair Ilsley | Publish Date September 16, 2020
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Campus Life    COVID-19    Students

CU Anschutz Rolls Out ‘Fresh-Air Break Room’ for Safety-Minded Respites

  • What you need to know: It’s a fall semester like no other at CU Anschutz. Campus units collaborated to offer the ‘Boettcher Fresh-Air Break Room’, and other solutions are planned to provide safe gathering spaces for students, faculty and staff.

It’s the noon hour, and students are enjoying a lunch break in Boettcher Commons at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus. While there’s nothing unusual about that, that’s where the “old normal” of the familiar scene ends.


Author Chris Casey | Publish Date September 03, 2020
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Research    Education    Alumni    Students

New Program Gives Library Resource Access to CU Anschutz Alumni

A pilot program giving alumni access to select library resources is helping to strengthen alumni connections to the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus.


Author Blair Ilsley | Publish Date July 13, 2020
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Campus Life    Faculty    Students

New Student Portal Design Soft Launches in June

A new CU Anschutz Medical Campus student portal design soft launched on June 12. While the new portal has been in beta mode for students over the past few months, beginning this month, staff and faculty may see the elements of the new design, depending on their roles.


Author Guest Contributor | Publish Date June 12, 2020
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Diversity Program Fuels Graduate's Drive to Change Face of Dental Medicine

As the only African American woman in her class, Kasey Jones knew that when she left the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus, she had a job to do, one that went beyond fixing jaws and extracting teeth.


Author Debra Melani | Publish Date May 26, 2020
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Education    Students

A Fairy Tale: Pair Meet in Medical School, Snag Couple's Match

Once upon a time, not really that long ago, a city girl fell in love with public health at a university in Boston. In a twist of fate (it had to be, once you hear the whole story), the girl moved to Colorado, undergraduate degree in hand, to work in a lab on the acclaimed University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus. A Bostonian at heart, the girl never intended to stay.


Author Debra Melani | Publish Date May 26, 2020
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Campus Life    Students    ColoradoSPH at CU Anschutz   

ColoradoSPH Graduate Sets Sights on Ending Human Trafficking

Somewhere between jungle warfare training in the Marine Corps and child abuse research at The Kempe Center on the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus, Jessica Stubblefield found her calling.


Author Blair Ilsley | Publish Date May 14, 2020
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Students    Dental Medicine

Leah Schulz J.T. Crepps Dental Students

When 50 second-year dental students received their white coats in a January ceremony at the University of Colorado School of Dental Medicine, at least two of them had a family dentist to thank for the direction their careers had taken.


Author Vicki Hildner | Publish Date February 13, 2012
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