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February

Out of this world: Wubben’s new artwork

Colorado Mesa University science students may find inspiration for extraterrestrial travel right outside their classroom doors. Wubben Science Building is now home to a collection of abstract paintings by acclaimed artist and alumnus Jac ...

Kym Owens, Assistant Professor of Social Work

For Kym Owens, one of the best things about social work is its versatility. “I always joke to my students — they say the average person will have eight to 10 career changes over the course of their lifetime, and with a social ...

Plans to launch new online nursing program switch into high gear

Colorado Mesa University is ramping up its efforts to meet the growing student demand for quality online degree offerings. A reconfigured Registered Nurse to Bachelor of Science in Nursing (RN to BSN) program featuring an accelerated course ...

Faculty profile questionnaire available until March 10

As part of an ongoing effort to improve Colorado Mesa University’s website, the Marketing Office is expanding online faculty profiles to highlight faculty expertise and reinforce the quality educational experience delivered at CMU. ...

Pathways to employment

Career Services’ Spring Connections Job Fair will be held March 6 in the University Center’s ballroom from 9am- 2pm. The free fair is open to students and alumni, as well as community job-seekers, providing them with an ...

Interest in wildfire management program spreads like, well…

Tim Foley’s master’s degree in business administration with an emphasis in accounting has come in handy surprisingly often throughout his long career fighting wildfire. “In wildland fire, our number-one goal is ...

The Maverick wins gold

The 2013 series of CMU’s alumni magazine, The Maverick, won a gold award in the Collegiate Advertising Awards based on creativity, layout and design, typography, production, quality and overall effectiveness. This is the second award ...

To Russia with love

All eyes were on the world-class athletes in Sochi during the 2014 Winter Olympics, but the Colorado Mesa University community was paying special attention to two athletes in particular. CMU kinesiology student Lanny Barnes represented Team USA ...

CMU will host 2014 Special Olympics Colorado Summer Games

Special Olympics Colorado (SOCO) has announced it will return for the second year in a row to CMU for the 2014 SOCO Summer Games on May 31-June 1. The return of the Summer Games, a state championship event for five sports, to the community is ...

A word from the president

After a pretty frigid December and January, things are finally starting to thaw out on campus. I hope everyone is off to a great start this semester. As usual, we’re very busy wrapping up construction projects — and planning ...

Spring semester already historic for the Mavericks

The spring semester is shaping up to be a big one for Colorado Mesa University athletics. The men’s swimming and diving team made history on Feb. 22 by claiming the first Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference (RMAC) swimming and diving ...

Mentoring program offers scholastic support

Over the past year, the majority of my articles have focused on issues of diversity and cultural awareness. My role as Colorado Mesa University’s Director of Diversity, Advocacy and Health encompasses more than that, however. I tackle a ...

Art and culture blossoms on campus this spring

The spring semester brings a wealth of art and culture to campus, including a rollicking musical comedy, a gallery show from up-and-coming and musical recitals by faculty and students. A singing, dancing and snapping romantic comedy all about ...

E Day to focus on social entrepreneurship

The keynote speaker for CMU’s 9th annual Entrepreneurship Day is Don Stephens, founder and president of Mercy Ships, an organization that brings health care to developing nations. Stephens, winner of Variety International’s ...

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