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IEEE Life Member Graduate Study Fellowship

December 6, 2013 |

Awarded to International Engineering Student

Ashanthi Maxworth, Sri Lanka

University of Colorado Denver PhD student, Ashanthi Maxworth, student has been awarded the IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers) Life Member Graduate Study Fellowship in Electrical Engineering, which carries a $10,000 per year stipend paid. Maxworth completed her BS at the University of Moratuwa, which is the top technical university in Sri Lanka.

(IEEE is a professional organization that creates an environment where members collaborate on worldchanging technologies – from computing and sustainable energy systems, to aerospace, communications, robotics, healthcare, and more.) Read More

Global Crossroads: University of Colorado Denver

December 3, 2013 |

Focus: Qatar

For international students and their American peers, the University of Colorado Denver serves as a global crossroads that combines cultures, historical perspectives, and modern education. International students from more than 130 countries have been welcomed at the university, which is a highly ranked academic and health sciences institution with 13 schools and colleges and more than 130 degree programs. Set against the beautiful Rocky Mountains, the University of Colorado Denver is also the setting for a wide variety of international cultural events, hosted by one of the 100 student clubs on campus or one of the many cultural organizations throughout the city of Denver. Read More

Education at CU Denver Reveals New Career Direction

December 3, 2013 |

ICB Student Junfei Tian

By Haiyue Liu

Junfei Tian, a senior at the University of Colorado Denver majoring in communication and minoring in art and creative writing, reflected on life in Denver and remembered the first time she arrived in the United States. “I came here because it’s a land of possibilities. I really like this country.” Read More

From Brazil to ESL Academy to MBA

December 1, 2013 |

Latin American Student Finds Great Educational Resources at University of Colorado Denver

Immersion in a quality English language program and immersion in a top-ranked business school and thriving business community formed the perfect combination for Brazilian student Gabrielle Mattioda. Mattioda, one of the first students in class on the opening day of the University of Colorado Denver ESL Academy, is pursuing her MBA in the university’s Business School and enjoying life in Colorado. Read More

A Semester of Fun

November 29, 2013 |

Intercultural Club Beijing

By Haiyue Liu

On August 23rd, the ICB Club cooperated with International Students Inc. (ISI) in holding the “2013 Welcome Party for ICB Students” in Tivoli Turnhalle. This activity happens at the beginning of each new academic year. The ISI prepared Chinese traditional food for the ICB students and fun games to break the ice. The president of the ICB Club introduced the ISI leadership members and the calendar of events of this semester to the students.
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The Spirit of Teamwork

November 10, 2013 |

Faculty Profile: Yungchih “George” Wang

By Lichao Sun

George Wang, associate professor of economics and academic director of the ICB program in Beijing, achieved multiple academic degrees and gained abundant occupational experiences before beginning his teaching career. As an international scholar, Professor Wang has years of experience teaching international students: from Canada, China, India, Taiwan, Vietnam and also the United States.
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Wild West Tour

October 27, 2013 |

A Rip Roarin’ Good Time!

By Joanne Wambeke

Forty-two students, including two PALs (Peer Advocate Leaders), and four staff hopped on board the motor coach bright and early the morning of Friday, October 25th, to begin an all-day adventure to Colorado Springs.  Qifeng Xu, an ICB alumnus studying for his master’s in marketing at the University of Colorado Denver Business School said, “The interesting ‘quiz’ that we had on the way to our destination helped me to learn some history events of Colorado.” 
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What’s Up? International Graduate Student Enrollments

October 15, 2013 |

The University of Colorado Denver’s downtown campus graduate division has received an all-time record number of more than 1,000 international student applications for Fall 2013 admission. Offers of admission and overall enrollment trends are also increasing.
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The Grandest Chinese Festival Celebration On Campus

September 28, 2013 |

Mid-Autumn Banquet Held by ICB Club

By Lichao Sun

“It was an excellent festival activity which exhibited some slices of Chinese students’ talents and skills, as well as facilitated communications between international students and locals,” expressed Dr. Stephen Hartnett, Department of Communication Chair.  He continued, “I was impressed that there were so many people gathering in the Turnhalle tonight to celebrate this traditional reunion day in China.” Professor Hartnett was not be the only one surprised by the grand Mid-Autumn Banquet on September 24th.
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London Calls to CU Denver International Business Student

September 19, 2013 |

Maymester Abroad Program Provides Access to High Profile Business Venues and Influential Business People

A new semester has started at the University of Colorado Denver, and for many international students, the summer of 2013 was one of their best in memory.  Just ask Mihir Rathod. A graduate student from India who’s studying information systems, Rathod wisely chose an elective class that provided access to business venues and influential business people in one of his favorite cities—London. Read More