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Alumni association launches new website

The Colorado Mesa University Alumni Association, Foundation and Development Offices have joined forces to launch a new website intended to make it easier for alumni to stay connected to their alma mater and for friends of the university ...

Featured video: Dinosaur Journey

Explore one of the partnerships Colorado Mesa University has formed with the Grand Valley community. Learn more in the latest issue of The Maverick.

Holocaust Awareness Series returns for 12th year

An interdisciplinary event, Colorado Mesa University’s 2015 Holocaust Awareness Series will be held April 6–10. Throughout the week, programs will investigate the origins, events, experiences and effects of the Jewish ...

And they’re off: volunteers sought for Maverick Classic

The fourth annual Maverick Classic Cycling Championships will be held April 24–26. Top collegiate and open-class riders will participate in the four-event cycling competition, with races across the Grand Valley. It’s an ...

Faculty profile: Dan Flenniken

There’s a rumor going around Colorado Mesa University that Dan Flenniken, associate professor of mass communication, is retiring. The rumor is true… kind of. “The Board of Trustees approved [my retirement], but ...

Thirty years of scholarship with the Aspinall Foundation

Three decades ago, the Wayne N. and Julia E. Aspinall Foundation established a lecture and scholarship series at Colorado Mesa University honoring the late U.S. representative’s interest in public service and education. On April 8, F. ...

Saucy student startup to compete in business pitch challenge

Colorado Mesa University’s Rocky Mountain Sriracha start-up company has been selected as one of 13 collegiate competitors in the Blue Ocean Enterprises Challenge, one of the nation’s richest business pitch competitions. The ...

Stories of survival

Heartbreak and tragedy are the first words that resonate with me when I think about violence in relationships. Violence can happen between spouses, intimate partners, parents and children and even among family members who happen to live in the ...

Mavericks boast first-ever NCAA national champion

To say it’s been an incredible year for the Colorado Mesa University Mavericks is an understatement. Six Maverick athletic teams competed in National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) championships the weekend of March 14. Senior ...

Hamilton Rec Center’s top-of-the-line amenities

The Hamilton Rec Center is one of the West Slope’s top-notch facilities and is available exclusively to the Colorado Mesa University community. The rec center makes a significant effort to engage students in fun, healthful activities ...

An innovative facility for innovative ideas

This fall, Colorado Mesa University students will have an exciting new living option. Piñon Hall is undergoing a major renovation that will turn it into a new living-learning community aimed at inspiring collaboration ...

Art, manipulation, love: “The Shape of Things”

Colorado Mesa University will close its 2014-15 theatre arts season with Neil LaBute’s The Shape of Things. In a modern version of Adam’s seduction by Eve, The Shape of Things pits awkward Adam against experienced Evelyn. ...

The little robot that could

When Popular Mechanics wrote about Grit Robotics earlier this month, it described the team as “scrappy.” It’s the perfect word for the group, made up of Colorado Mesa University faculty, ...

Colorful colloquia: Colloquium series showcases faculty work

Five times a semester, Steve Werman, PhD, sends an email to Colorado Mesa University faculty and staff alerting them to the latest lecture in the Faculty Colloquium Series. The assistant vice president of academic affairs sees the series, which ...

Faculty and staff accomplishments

The very picky caterpillar Colorado Mesa University biology professor Tom Walla and an international team recently published a significant paper on the global patterns of herbivory in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, ...

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