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March

CMU Department of Music presents Faculty Piano Trio

On Thursday, April 27, at 7:30pm, the CMU Department of Music will present the Faculty Piano Trio in the Moss Performing Arts Center Love Recital Hall. The trio is comprised of Arthur Houle, piano; Kristen Yeon-Ji Yun, cello; and Frank Restesan, ...

Quintessence, Colorado Mesa BFA Senior Exhibition

The Colorado Mesa University Art & Design Department presents Quintessence, the third of four exhibits featuring artwork from seniors graduating from the BFA Studio Art program, in the downtown art gallery April 4-29. Quintessence will ...

CMU celebrates diversity with week-long Unity Fest

The community is invited to join in celebrating the many different cultures at Colorado Mesa University by attending one or all of the mostly free, public events. Unity Fest is sponsored by CMU’s Cultural Diversity Board, which is a ...

CMU rodeo hosts annual collegiate contest

The Colorado Mesa University rodeo team will host the fifth annual Regional Intercollegiate Maverick Stampede Rodeo on April 7-8 at the Mesa County Fairgrounds at Veterans Memorial Park. Eleven National Intercollegiate Rodeo ...

Theatre Department presents world premiere play, Julie (25f)

August Strindberg’s character-driven battle of class and gender gets a fresh take in Julie (25f). In this new adaptation, the famous Miss Julie is transformed into a modern ...

Passion for Inclusive Education

In recent years there has been a worldwide conversation about inclusive education systems and the degree to which students with and without special needs learn side-by-side in the same classroom. Assistant Professor of Teacher Education and ...

CMU Music presents guest clarinetist Bil Jackson

CMU's Department of Music will present guest clarinetist Bil Jackson on Saturday, Apr. 15, at 7:30pm in the Moss Performing Arts Love Recital Hall. Jackson will be accompanied by CMU pianist Arthur Houle.  Jackson enjoys a ...

CMU concludes theatre season with 'non-stop comedy' Boeing-Boeing

CMU’s Department of Theatre Arts will conclude its 2016-17 Main Stage season with the comedy,Boeing-Boeing, April 13-15 in the Moss Performing Arts Center Robinson Theatre. The play is a 1960s French farce which was translated ...

Engineering mobility

The candy apple red BMW, bubblegum pink roadster and baby blue convertible were rewired, modified and ready for the first test drive by the knee-high drivers by early afternoon at the Go Baby Go event on March 11. Colorado Mesa engineering and ...

Author Showcase aids interdisciplinary conversations

Teachers are busy. Their days are filled with teaching class, grading tests and planning coursework. Many are also student club and organization advisors, serve on committees and conduct research. On top of these numerous responsibilities many ...

Life Lessons from the Chef

For chefs, mealtime is game time. Jon St. Peter, assistant technical culinary arts professor at Western Colorado Community College, described the restaurant industry as a fast-paced team environment, that requires chefs and servers to work ...

Telluride visionary featured at CMU’s Entrepreneurship Day luncheons - Gold to Gondolas: Transforming Telluride

The keynote speaker at Colorado Mesa University’s 2017 Entrepreneurship Day luncheon will be Ron Allred, a Grand Junction native who will talk about his role in turning Telluride from a dying mining town into an all-season ...

Fine Arts is the perfect fit

Eric Elliott’s journey to the fine arts is similar to Goldilocks' story. He tried a few different art forms until he found the fine arts which were 'just right.' Long before becoming an assistant professor of art at CMU, as a kid, he ...

Cosi fan tutte

CMU Opera will present Mozart's Cosi fan tutte in Italian with projected English translations, Mar. 30, 31 and Apr. 1, at 7:30pm and Apr. 2 at 3pm at the First Presbyterian ...

Librarians on an ethical search

A life-saving drug sold for less the $15 a pill. The company that made the drug was sold. The new owner raised the price to $750 a pill. Price-gouging or free market capitalism? The newest project undertaken by the Colorado Mesa University ...

First engineering department head announced

The $25.4 million, 68,700 square-foot building that will house the engineering programs and the John McConnell Math & Science Center is set to open spring 2018. Brigitte Sundermann’s responsibilities as the new department head of ...

Equities and Ethics with Brian Fraser

Assistant Professor of Finance Brian Fraser was 16 years old when he asked his grandfather about the letters and numbers scrolling below the commentators on CNBC. Fast forward four years, after Fraser completed his service in th U.S. Marine Corp, ...