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May

New director steps in as Health Sciences building nears completion

Construction transforming the old Community Hospital campus to a new home for the Health Sciences program is in the homestretch. This past semester labs and administrative offices relocated to the new building and in time for this upcoming fall ...

CMU professor chosen as a Colorado Governors Fellow

Professor of Biology Aparna Palmer, PhD, will join executives and leaders from businesses and organizations like Xcel Energy, the City of Boulder, the Seattle Fish Company and the Boettcher Foundation as one of twenty-four 2017-2018 Colorado ...

New director aims to increase research opportunities

New CMU Director of Sponsored Programs and Academic Research Louis Nadelson, PhD, walks the talk. He has been awarded almost $10 million in grants during the past nine years. That total may soon increase from his $600,000 in submitted grants ...

Two long-time CMU athletic leaders to share duties as athletic director

Colorado Mesa University today announced that Kris Mort and Bryan Rooks, two experienced veterans of the university’s athletic department, will jointly fill the role as CMU athletic director. “Bryan and Kris are two talented ...

Mesa Motorsports Formula SAE car will return to Michigan

The Formula SAE car designed and built by Colorado Mesa's engineering students' club, Mesa Motorsports, will return to the Michigan International Speedway next year for the annual collegiate competition after a good news-bad news weekend (May ...

More than 1,100 students to graduate from CMU

More than 1,140 students will be awarded more than 1,240 degrees and certificates at the Colorado Mesa University May 2017 Commencement ceremony on Saturday, May 13. The ceremony begins at 8:30am at Stocker Stadium in Lincoln Park. Typically, the ...

Changes coming to CMU athletics

Colorado Mesa University announced today that Athletic Director Tom Spicer is leaving the university. Spicer and CMU President Tim Foster said they have philosophical differences in their visions for the future of the athletic program at ...

The Businessman’s Toolkit

Kyle Stone, PhD, assistant professor of business, practically leads a double life. In class, he brings textbook verbiage to life with professional stories from his years of working his way up from manufacturing engineer to operations manager at ...

CMU students take first, third in state graphic design contest

Colorado Mesa University graphic design students made an impressive showing at The Review, an annual portfolio review open to students enrolled in graphic design academic programs in Colorado. CMU students Jesus Almader and Joshua Felix took ...

Challenging the Status Quo

The driving force behind a new initiative to streamline CMU’s administrative student services is to enable our students to dedicate their attention to learning and minimize time spent on non-academic administrative tasks related to ...

Who's Who Among Students announced

Fifty-three students from seven departments were recently selected to Who’s Who Among Students. Students must meet a number of minimum requirements to be eligible and then must be nominated and selected. The students were recognized and ...

Gigi Richard named 2017 Distinguished Faculty

Words like "effective and talented teacher" and "knack for presenting complex material in a natural and accessible manner” and "in touch with new types of instructional approaches" might have described any of the faculty nominated for ...

An Educated Passion

CMU faculty members have achieved many and varied degrees and Assistant Professor of Nursing Sandie Nadelson, PhD, is no different. Nadelson’s arsenal consists of multiple state university degrees including a bachelor of science, two ...

Miracles on a Mountainside

Miracles on a Mountainside is more than a tagline for the National Disabled Veterans Winter Sports Clinic. “My life was completely changed,” said exercise science student and first-time volunteer Abby Costello. ...

2017-2018 Theatre Arts Season Announced

The 2017-18 Theatre Arts Season has been announced and it truly includes something for everyone. The season has been re-structured slightly to allow for more faculty- and guest-directed work to be performed in the Mesa Experimental Theatre (MET), ...

Guest saxophonist Ralph Lalama performing for CMU Jazz Workshop

On June 2 at 7:30pm in the Moss Performing Arts Center Robinson Theatre, the CMU Department of Music will conclude its fourth annual Jazz Workshop with an exciting concert featuring the CMU Faculty Jazz, the Western Colorado Jazz Orchestra and ...

Spring teams earn four RMAC championships

The Colorado Mesa University athletic department has enjoyed plenty of success during the 2016-17 school year and the spring was no different with four teams winning RMAC regular season titles. The softball team won 25 of its first 27 games, ...