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April

Who’s Who at CMU

Each year, Colorado Mesa University recognizes outstanding students by awarding them the Who’s Who honor. At the April 21 ceremony, the CMU community recognized 45 students selected as 2014–15 recipients of the honor. The ...

What is that?

As you stroll through campus later this week, you may notice some unusual objects scattered about. Is that paper mache? Maybe. Sort of. Perhaps you noticed one or two near Wubben Hall and then another near the University Center. Is there ...

Human resource management students take third in rigorous competition

Six Colorado Mesa University business students placed third in the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) Regional Case Study Competition and Student Conference in Ontario, Calif. earlier this spring. The students, who are all business ...

Discovery Channel founder hopes to inspire at Entrepreneurship Day

The founder and retired chairman of Discovery Communications — the parent of the Discovery Channel, Animal Planet, TLC and Science, among many other ventures — is the keynote speaker for Colorado Mesa University’s ...

Faculty profile: Alaa Kassir

Alaa Kassir radiates positivity. It’s a remarkable enough quality in anyone, but particularly in the associate technical professor of developmental mathematics, who was born and raised in Tripoli, Lebanon, during the ...

FBLA-PBL wins more than 50 state awards

Fifteen members of the Colorado Mesa University chapter of Future Business Leaders of America-Phi Beta Lambda (FBLA-PBL) traveled to Colorado Springs, Colo. on April 10 to compete at the 2014-15 State Leadership Conference. They returned to Grand ...

IT students take top honors

Three Colorado Mesa University students brought home first and second place awards from the Association of Information Technology (AITP) National Collegiate Conference late last month in Omaha, Neb. Students Mark Boomgaard, Jordan Fisher and Zach ...

Maverick Classic rolls back into town

Each April,  more than 200 cyclists and their supporters travel from all over the region to compete in Colorado Mesa University’s Maverick Classic. It returns to the Grand Valley on April 24–26. The race, now ...

This month, celebrate CMU’s dance program

Spring has sprung, and that means it’s time for Colorado Mesa University’s annual dance concert, Spring Into Dance. The dance program will present the concert on April 24-25. The show features a variety of dance styles ranging ...

April brings big events as Mavericks wrap up spring season

The spring athletics season at Colorado Mesa University is wrapping up, but that doesn't mean it’s winding down. With major athletic events behind and ahead of the Mavericks, the end of the semester promises to be as exciting as the ...

The liberal arts go on trial and more at the sixth annual Student Showcase

Colorado Mesa University’s Student Showcase has been enabling students at CMU and Western Colorado Community College to demonstrate their academic and creative achievements to the university and Grand Junction community for six years. ...

CMU represents at local Go Code Colorado event

During a hackathon, a number of computer programmers, web designers and others skilled in software development come together to collaborate on new products. These events are intensive, often lasting for several days. On April 10–12, a ...

Green Zone training gives student vets a safe space

Just because a student sits in the back of the classroom, near a door and doesn’t have much to say in class doesn’t mean that student doesn’t want to learn. Does that student seem inordinately annoyed with classmates ...

An evening with John Wesley Powell

Colorado Mesa University and Grand Junction community members are invited to spend an evening with the 19th century explorer John Wesley Powell. On May 7, noted historical performer and humanities scholar Clay Jenkinson with portray the leader of ...

PEPS members coach peers in physical, mental well-being

In the fall of 2014, Colorado Mesa University received an anonymous donation to create a peer-led program to educate the student body on improving its overall well-being. For the last year, assistant professor of psychology Jake Jones, PhD, has ...

Faculty and staff accomplishments

Kinesiology professor Steve Murray and history professor Doug O’Roark jointly researched and authored several published papers regarding the ancient Greek javelin and spear throws. They studied the use of a throwing loop, called an ...

CMU’s Greek life expands

Colorado Mesa University’s first sorority and second Greek group, Theta Psi, was chartered by its national organization, Alpha Sigma Alpha, on April 11. Students created a sorority interest group in 2014 and have spent the past ...

Collaboration and creativity fostered in the Maverick Innovation Center

Colorado Mesa University is calling all student inventors, entrepreneurs and dreamers. These innovators are invited to become the first residents of the renovated and updated Piñon Hall, home to the brand-new Maverick Innovation ...

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