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November

17th Annual Best of the West Music Festival

The CMU Music Department and Karen Combs will present the 17th Annual Best of the West Music Festival on Dec. 8-10, featuring three public concerts and two days of workshops for more than 200 talented high school musicians from Colorado and ...

Rodeo team moves to new facility

After five months of searching, the Colorado Mesa University rodeo team has a new home. “The process included analyzing multiple properties across the Grand Valley and choosing the one that best met the needs of the team and the ...

Facilities Department works towards energy efficiency

Colorado Mesa University continues to seek new ways to save energy and reduce the amount of money spent on utilities. Current efforts spearheaded by the CMU Facilities Services Department have resulted in approximately $500,000 in savings for ...

CMU Clay Club Winter Ceramics Sale

CMU Clay Club Winter Ceramics Sale Wednesday, December 7, and Thursday, December 8, 9am-3pm University Center, first floor The students of CMU’s Clay Club will hold their winter ceramics sale on Wednesday, December 7, and Thursday, ...

437CO, CMU’s art gallery in downtown Grand Junction presents The Juried Student Show

The Colorado Mesa University Art & Design Department presents The 437CO Juried Student Show, an exhibit of student work selected by CMU Art & Design faculty. Mediums include ceramics, painting, printmaking, sculpture, animation ...

Fall for Dance features new contemporary choreography

CMU’s Dance Program will present its annual Fall for Dance November 18 and 19 in the Robinson Theatre in the Moss Performing Arts Center. The concert will feature work by guest choreographer Jessica Taylor of DAMAGEDANCE, whose physical ...

Michrina Lecture Series features expert in Ute wickiups

The Barry Michrina Memorial Lecture Series at Colorado Mesa University will feature anthropologist Curtis Martin who will discuss his recent book, Ephemeral Bounty: Wickiups, Trade Goods, and the Final Years of the Autonomous Ute. The ...

Renowned sports dietitian to present at CMU

The president of Sports Alliance Inc., and the first president of the Collegiate and Professional Sports Dietitians Association will give a public lecture at Colorado Mesa University on Thursday, Nov. 10, at 6 pm in the Maverick Center, Room ...

New community college leader sets sights on advancing WCCC

A Colorado Mesa University alumnus who has taken the reins at Western Colorado Community College hopes to help make WCCC the first place people think of when it comes to workforce training, whether they are individuals looking for skills or ...

CMU and Mesa County again granted funds to assist local students

Montrose County also receives funds for CMU-Montrose students  Grand Junction – The Colorado Mesa University Foundation, Mesa County and Montrose County have received more than $370,000 from the Colorado Opportunity Scholarship ...

CMU alum adapts and directs A Christmas Carol

CMU’s Department of Theatre Arts will continue its 2016-17 season with Charles Dickens’ holiday classic “A Christmas Carol,” opening the day after Thanksgiving, November 25. The play will run through ...

In-service trainings on critical campus issues

Colorado Mesa University will host two more campus-wide trainings in its ongoing effort to ensure that faculty, staff and administrators are well versed on critical issues facing our campus community. Last month's training focused on mental ...

CMU launches ePortfolio pilot to further students’ success

Student-centered learning is a pillar of Colorado Mesa University and, as the professional world becomes increasingly digital, the university realized that for the betterment of students and faculty, it needed to adopt new digital strategies to ...

Unique collection donated to Tomlinson Library

Seventy-five boxes arrived at the Tomlinson Library on July 22 containing a unique collection donated by Larry Gerlach. The 1,372 books and dozen journal titles all pertain to one subject - America’s favorite pastime. Many people wonder ...

Accomplishments

The treatment, care and side effects of concussions are garnering a great deal of attention in the media, in scientific research circles and at Colorado Mesa University. Kinesiology faculty Jeremy R. Hawkins, PhD, and Kristin Heumann, PhD, along ...