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Celebrate homecoming all week long

Colorado Mesa University celebrates its 90th anniversary this year and will celebrate that milestone during its homecoming week, Oct. 12–17. Playing off the anniversary, this year’s theme is “Back to the ...

Mainstage theatre season opens with extravagant musical production

Colorado Mesa University opened its 2015-16 Theatre Arts Season with the Tony award-winning musical Nine, a Grand Valley premiere. With a musical score by Maury Yeston of Titanic fame, Nine is a big Broadway musical that audience members may ...

Big in Australia

College athletes across the nation use the summer to condition and practice for the upcoming season. For Colorado Mesa University men’s basketball player Ryan Stephan it involved flying halfway around the world to play for the Southwest ...

Downtown Grand Junction celebrates the Maverick spirit

October is Mav Month in downtown Grand Junction, which means plenty of maroon and gold throughout Main Street and great discounts for CMU students, parents and alumni to look forward to throughout the month. “The goal is to create more ...

A warrior in irrigation boots

Ruth Hutchins understood the value of water in the West, and she also knew the importance of supporting her community. Her son Will Hutchins said she believed that if you made a living in a community, you had to give something back to it. Ruth ...

Faculty profile: Sarah Lanci

Sarah Lanci never planned on becoming a university professor. “I feel so lucky,” the assistant professor of mechanical engineering said. “I didn’t come from academia [but] I had always thought teaching ...

New ways to see old stuff: CMU’s archaeology minor is growing

John Seebach, PhD, says most of western Colorado is an untouched archaeological paradise. The region surrounding Colorado Mesa University has been virtually untouched by academic archaeologists. That’s why the university is perfectly ...

Engineering Club’s race car runs on dreams

Last May, Colorado Mesa University’s Engineering Club took part of a race car of their design to the Michigan International Speedway. They’ll return to the speedway next May, and this time, they’re going to ...

Kinesiology and Human Performance Lab launch lecture series

The newest lecture series at Colorado Mesa University comes from the Monfort Human Performance Lab and CMU’s Department of Kinesiology. The 2015-16 lecture series is free and open to the public. This semester’s lectures are ...

Faculty and staff achievements

Assistant Professor of English Jennifer Hancock’s first book, Between Hurricanes, is in production with Lithic Press. It is a collection of poetry. Hancock attended the Bread Loaf Writers Conference this month in Sicily, where she ...

Parents get a taste of campus life

Each year, Colorado Mesa University invites parents and other family members to join their student at college for Parents’ Weekend. It’s a chance for families to see what’s happening on campus, said Director of ...

Feeling “Nostalgic” at the Downtown Art Gallery

Nostalgic, an exhibit of sculpture, installations and mixed-media artwork from glass artists Courtney Boyd and Nate Steinbrink, opens on Oct. 2 in Colorado Mesa University Downtown Art Gallery. There will be a free public reception to view the ...

Student-designed veteran memorial unveiled

Student-veterans were among the dignitaries who gathered at Colorado Mesa University on Aug. 26 for the unveiling of a new memorial designed to recognize and honor all CMU students, past and present, who have served in the United States ...

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