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“Slip, Press, Stroke”: A new exhibition showcases art from graduating seniors

The latest exhibit from the Colorado Mesa University Department of Art and Design opens on April 1 at 437CO, CMU’s downtown art gallery. The show — Slip, Press, Stroke — is the third of four exhibits featuring ...

From the president

We're halfway through the spring semester and as always, there's a lot going on at Colorado Mesa University. It's budget season and that means conversations are occurring across the institution about the delicate balance inherent in providing a ...

CMU acts to stem anti-LGBT bias

In response to recent revelations made by former CMU student-athlete Tyler Dunnington about his experience dealing with homophobic comments throughout his baseball career at many different institutions and organizations, Colorado Mesa University ...

Staff profile: Tina Kleespies has a new angle on CMU

Tina Kleespies is no stranger to Colorado Mesa University. She joined the university’s staff in 2011 as director of the University Center, but for the past few months, she’s seen a new side of the institution. In November, ...

New partnership geared towards helping transfer students succeed

A new agreement between the Colorado Community College System and Colorado Mesa University will help community college students succeed in earning a baccalaureate degree.Under the agreement, first-time freshmen applying for admission to any of ...

Darkly funny “Fuddy Meers” wraps up 2015–16 theatre season

The Colorado Mesa University Department of Theatre Arts welcomes audiences to the bizarre and tragically comedic world of Fuddy Meers this spring. The play, which is the final offering of the 2015–16 theatre season, comes to Robinson ...

Sustainability Council to host public forum on methane pollution

Colorado Mesa University's Sustainability Council, in partnership with The Wilderness Society and other local conservation groups, will host a public forum on for West Slope residents, focusing on methane pollution and waste from oil and gas ...

Coming soon from the Colorado Mesa University Department of Music

Opera class presenting free opera scenes concerts Colorado Mesa University vocal music majors will present two free Opera Scenes concerts in the Love Recital Hall. Music Professor Jack Delmore and lecturer Graham Anduri will direct the April 1 ...

Alumna Pamela Krch returns to campus as Michrina Memorial Lecturer

Colorado Mesa University alumna Pamela Kay Krch returns to campus this spring as the 2015-16 Barry Michrina Memorial Lecturer. The lecture, “Cultural Sovereignty and Cultural Violence: Native American Easel Painting in Santa Fe, ...

The write stuff: Hands-on experiences helped senior Melissa Statler find her passion

Thanks to real-world, hands-on experiences at Colorado Mesa University, senior Melissa Statler has found her passion. Statler, who graduates in May, originally planned to major in secondary English education. But after writing and editing for ...

Art gallery hosts second exhibit by graduating student-artists

Art lovers and Colorado Mesa University supporters are invited to join the CMU Department of Art and Design for Existence, the second of four exhibits featuring artwork from graduating seniors. Existence, which opened on March 1, showcases the ...

Of sound mind

Audience members enjoying The Mystery of Edwin Drood may have noticed the guy in the orchestra pit making all the old-fashioned sound effects. That is Cody Hill, a senior pursuing a design/technology degree, who researched foley artistry ...

Student selected for prestigious Colorado Energy Scholar Award

The Colorado Mesa University Foundation, the CMU Unconventional Energy Center and the Western Slope Colorado Oil and Gas Association announced Aerianna Preble, of Parachute, Colo., as the 2016 Colorado Energy Scholar. This new annual award ...

Haas Foundation donates $25,000 for scholarships

Western Colorado Community College machining students have a lot for which to thank the Gene Haas Foundation. On Feb. 29, the foundation presented a $25,000 ceremonial check to WCCC. The funds will provide scholarships for students in the ...

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