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September

Tim Casey, 2014 Distinguished Faculty Member

Political Science Professor Tim Casey’s students are unsurprised that he was chosen as Colorado Mesa University’s 2014 Distinguished Faculty Member. “Casey is a wonderful professor,” said senior Adrienne ...

CMU/DDA partner to bring art gallery and studios downtown

Colorado Mesa University and the Grand Junction Downtown Development Authority (DDA) are teaming up to bring the university’s art gallery and new art studio space to 437 Colorado Ave. in the heart of Grand Junction’s vibrant ...

The Maverick Center muscles up

It was a summer of construction here at Colorado Mesa University, and one of the chief projects was a major renovation to the Maverick Center, home to Hamilton Recreation Center and Brownson Arena. The project included substantial remodeling of ...

CMU makes a splash with Student Water Field Conference

On Sept. 26–28, the Water Center at Colorado Mesa University will host the first Colorado Student Water Field Conference. The conference aims to introduce participants interested in Colorado water to the science, studies and issues ...

On-campus mental health services expand

As the 2014-15 academic year shifts into full gear there are plenty of obvious changes on the Colorado Mesa University campus. One of the less visible changes taking place deals with the mental health services offered by the university. In recent ...

Back in action

A s Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference play looms, Colorado Mesa University athletics are back in a big way. CMU’s men’s soccer team and the Montana State – Billings Yellowjackets played to a 1-1 tie in the closing ...

Tomlinson expansion and renovation starts soon

“Libraries represent the diversity and immensity of human thought, our collective knowledge laid out in rows of revealing inspiration.” — Manuel LimaDesigner, author, lecturer and researcher Work will soon begin on ...

Chez Lena opens for the season

Western Colorado Community College’s culinary arts students hone their skills in restaurant management in Chez Lena, a white tablecloth restaurant on the Bishop campus that opened for the fall early this month. The restaurant ...

Hoodie Allen and G-Eazy to perform at fall concer

Colorado Mesa University’s Programming Activities Council will host rappers Hoodie Allen and G-Eazy at the Oct. 3 concert on CMU’s Plaza. Coloradan hip-hop artist Splyt will open the show. CMU students receive one free ticket ...

Montrose campus expands across (and in) the street

Colorado Mesa University’s Montrose campus hosted a ribbon-cutting and unveiling ceremony on Sept. 3 to officially open the Branscome Center and the campus’ new quad. Speakers at the event included Montrose city and county ...

Theatre Arts Season opens with edgy Broadway musical Avenue Q

The Department of Theatre Arts will open its 2014-15 Theatre Arts season with the hilarious modern musical Avenue Q, an edgy show that satirizes the issues and anxieties around entering adulthood. The show addresses humorous adult ...

Piano music by CMU faculty published

Abundant Silence Publishing has issued the first of five original piano solo compositions by CMU Professor of Music Arthur Houle, DMA. The first of these pieces, written for intermediate-level piano students, is entitled “Bright-Eyed ...

Seminar series tackles social and natural sciences

Colorado Mesa University’s annual Natural Resources of the West seminar series kicked off on Sept. 8. Presented with the support of the Water Center at CMU, this year’s theme is “The Role of Social and Natural ...

Culinary alumnus appears on “Colorado Matters”

WCCC alumnus Lee Mathis, Founder of Decadence Gourmet Cheesecakes, was profiled by “Colorado Matters”, a daily interview show from Colorado Public Radio. The interview was an installment in the show’s “Fish ...

We are CMU: Parent’s Weekend and Homecoming stampede onto campus

Two of Colorado Mesa University’s biggest fall events are just around the corner. Parents’ Weekend falls on Sept. 26–28. Homecoming 2014 is hot on its heels, coming to campus the week of Oct. ...