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October 2018

Arbor Day Foundation honors CMU with special recognition as Tree Campus USA

Grand Junction, CO – The Arbor Day Foundation recently recognized CMU with its prestigious Tree Campus USA designation in recognition of tree stewardship. CMU is among select colleges and universities in the U.S. to receive the ...

CMU Mavericks competed in collegiate mountain bike nationals

Grand Junction, CO – The CMU Mavericks competed at the Collegiate Mountain Bike Nationals in October 2018. The team placed second overall tallying a medal count of 14 acquiring four national championships on the season. "Overall, this ...

Two-time Olympian to coach students on building a championship culture

Grand Junction –Coach Sherry Winn will address CMU students on Wednesday, October 24 at 7pm in the University Center ballroom. Winn is a two-time Olympic athlete and will speak about the life skills necessary to build a championship ...

Student Sculpture Guild creates homecoming effigy

For the fourth year in a row, Colorado Mesa University’s Sculpture Guild is creating an effigy to be burned during the Homecoming bonfire. This year’s sculpture will be Dixie State University’s mascot, Brooks the ...

Colorado Mesa University Modernizes Brownson Arena Lobby

GRAND JUNCTION, COLORADO – As community support for Colorado Mesa University athletics increases, the entrance to Brownson Arena has been improved to enhance the experience of alumni, students and CMU sports enthusiasts in western ...

CMU Theatre partners with the Avalon  to enhance the theatre experience

CMU Theatre will continue its season, Ends and Means: the Pursuit of Happiness, with Bruce Norris's poignant comedy, Clybourne Park November 8-10 in the Moss Performing Arts Center Robinson Theatre. Written as ...

Colorado Mesa University student-produced live debate broadcasted nationally by C-SPAN

Colorado Mesa University mass communication students produced a live debate between Colorado governor candidates Jared Polis and Walker Stapleton from the CMU Love Recital Hall on October 6, 2018. Rocky Mountain PBS aired the live broadcast, ...

Colorado Mesa University Physicians Assistant Program to host live video conference sessions with Olympian Eli Bremer

Successful entrepreneur, Olympian and Air Force Academy graduate Eli Bremer will participate in two live video conferences providing educational enrichment as well as reflections on the philosophy of sports. Bremer competed for Team USA in 2008 ...

The United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit to hold a historic special session at Colorado Mesa University

The United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit has announced that it will convene a historic special session of court in Grand Junction on October 24, 2018. Tenth Circuit judges will hear five different appeals at the Love Recital Hall ...

Colorado Mesa University to host the Era of Megafires

Colorado Mesa University’s Department of Physical and Environmental Science announces a critical public film screening and panel discussion about western landscapes and megafires, and the impact of these catastrophic events on ...

Geosciences program receives nearly $600,000 anonymous donation for scholarships and field research

September 7, 2018, was an ordinary day at the CMU Foundation until an anonymous donor announced CMU’s geosciences program would receive the largest gift in its history — nearly $600,000.  “Some ...

Matthew Hopson-Walker: Poverty is the Muscle of War

The Colorado Mesa University Department of Art and Design announced the presentation of nationally known artist Mathew Hopson-Walker and his exhibition Poverty is the Muscle of War. Housed in the CMU art gallery in downtown Grand Junction, ...

CMU Art & Design Department announces fourth annual Artober Festival and community art interactive

Grand Junction – Five hundred students, teachers and art enthusiasts from around western Colorado will converge at Colorado Mesa University on Thursday, October 18, 2018 as part of the CMU Department of Art and Design annual Artober ...

CMU Hockey Team to receive prestigious national community service award

The Colorado Mesa University Hockey Team puts in work on and off the rink. Their hard work on the rink has won the team countless wins, but their actions off the rink have gained them a prestigious national award.  On November 8, 2018, ...