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March

Fine and performing arts bring culture to campus

MET season returns to thetheatre arts departmentThe Mesa Experimental Theatre will once again be the stage for student-directed theatrical work. Precious Sons, written by George Furth, is directed by senior acting/directing major Andrew Johnsen ...

Bailey advances health sciences

Debra Bailey knows a thing or two about advanced nursing practice. After graduating from Mesa College with an AS in 1980, she went on to obtain her Neonatal Nurse Practitioner certificate from South Dakota State University, then returned to the ...

Students and alums to explore the Maya world

Colorado Mesa University is partnering with the Museum of Western Colorado and Chevron to enable students, alumni and community members to participate in a guided educational tour of the Yucatan and Chiapas October 19-27. Led by staff from the ...

Student Life brings Macklemore to campus

The CMU Student Life organizations have teamed up to bring Seattle rapper Macklemore and his producer Ryan Lewis to campus on April 20. The duo, whose single “Thrift Shop” reached number one on the Billboard Hot 100, will ...

Latino Student Alliance celebrates social justice and diversity

In March of 1969, a small group of Hispanic students in Denver walked out of West High School to protest racist remarks made by a social studies teacher. This walkout led to riots, police arrests and scrutiny of the public education system. In ...

Psychology program featured by RMPA

CMU’s psychology program was recently profiled and featured by the Rocky Mountain Psychological Association in its spring 2013 newsletter. The association works to advance psychology as a science, as a profession and as a means of ...

Winegard lecture on Native Americans airs on C-SPAN

Timothy C. Winegard, DPhil, instructor of history, gave a lecture at the Colorado History Museum in Denver that was filmed and later aired by C-SPAN. In his lecture, Winegard talks about the history of Native Americans and their involvement in ...

New scholarship software streamlines process for students and donors

The Colorado Mesa University Foundation and the Financial Aid Office have seen a significant increase in the number of students applying for scholarships since January’s introduction of AcademicWorks, a scholarship-matching software ...

Safety expert trains CMU faculty, staff and community

As part of the university’s continued efforts to be prepared, trained and educated with respect to potential emergency situations on campus, John Nicoletti, PhD, presented three 90-minute training sessions on March 14. The presentations ...

Re-accreditation committees release draft of self-study report

The committees involved in the re-accreditation process released a draft of the 2013 Self Study Report on March 1. The final version of the report will be submitted to the Higher Learning Commission when they evaluate campus in the fall. The ...

Entrepreneurship Day quenches business students’ thirst for knowledge

Colorado Mesa University’s Department of Business will host the eighth annual Entrepreneurship Day (E Day) on April 3. The event features a keynote luncheon with MillerCoors chairman Pete Coors. There will be breakout sessions ...

Theatre students: mastering the art of stage combat

On Feb. 17, eight theatre arts students passed the Society of American Fight Directors quarterstaff skills test adjudicated by Fightmaster Brian Byrnes of the University of San Diego. This was the first test given at CMU. The students achieved a ...

Holocaust Awareness Weeks emphasize interdisciplinary dialogue

For the tenth year, Colorado Mesa University will facilitate the Holocaust Awareness Weeks Series, a sequence of seminars on genocide coinciding with Holocaust Remembrance Day on April 8. The program, which runs April 1 through April 12, will ...

Mavericks come out on top in tournaments

Last month brought success for Colorado Mesa University athletes at both regional and national levels. The women’s basketball team hosted the NCAA Division II South Central Regional Tournament March 15, 16, and 18. After winning their ...

ASIST Workshop

A two-day workshop, “Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training” (ASIST), is available to campus and community members on March 28 and 29. This proven suicide prevention course is designed to give participants a thorough ...

Stressbusters: good for the body and mind

Stress is an everyday part of our lives. A small amount is beneficial, but it becomes a problem if it goes unchecked. Improperly managed stress can have negative physical and mental effects. The first step to stress management is to recognize ...