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A $1 million gift lays foundation for first permanent presence in developing nation
By David Kelly
The heat was stifling, lying like a wet blanket over the tiny village of El Pomal in southwest Guatemala. A CU School of Medicine team sweated through their pale blue scrubs as a line of children snaked around the concrete school house.
“We have seen 12 children so far and nine had diarrhea for more than two weeks and about two-thirds have parasites,” said Edwin Asturias, MD, director for Latin America at the Center for Global Health, part of the Colorado School of Public Health. “What we are seeing is a chronic cycle of poverty.”
ICB is a joint education program between the University of Colorado Denver (CU Denver) in Denver, Colorado, USA, and China Agricultural University (CAU) in Beijing, People’s Republic of China. This partnership, formed in 1994, was one of the first …
University of Colorado Denver joined with other Colorado institutions of higher learning, the state, and business leaders to support the launch of StudyColorado, a new state initiative designed to attract more international students to Colorado. The Executive Order was signed by Gov. John Hickenlooper and announced by Lt. Gov. Joe Garcia at a July 12 event during the national OACAC (Overseas Association for College Admissions Counseling) conference, held in Denver this year.
Department is first of its kind in Colorado and onlyone in the region
AURORA, Colo. – The Department of Bioengineering graduated its first Master of Science students in the spring commencement May 25 at Anschutz Medical Campus.
The department, part …
by Andrea Jacobs
WHEN Dr. Fred Hirsch was a young medical student in Copenhagen, his father-in-law’s premature death from lung cancer compelled him to dedicate the rest of his life to this devastating disease.
Tizai Mauto, PhD Candidate in Design and Planning, attended by invitation the Youth 21-Building for Change Global Meeting in Nairobi, Kenya, March 15-18. The purpose was to find ways of bringing young people closer to the United Nations governing processes, in addition to looking at methods and models of youth engagement and participation in all important matters of governance.
An academic decision based on reputation
(Above: Xian Lu – PhD, Biostatistics & Informatics)
Campus: University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus
Class of 2014
Hometown: Hebei, China
Students exposed to world of opportunity at Study Abroad Fair
DENVER – A lover of classic art, University of Colorado Denver student Kendall Thompson can’t wait to get overseas to browse the countless art galleries in Europe.
A treat for Turnhalle turnout
DENVER – The New Year as observed by many Asian cultures, including Chinese, Korean, Tibetan and others coincides with lunar cycles. For 2012, the Chinese New Year’s day was Jan. 23 with celebrations continuing for two weeks – also known as the Spring Festival – and ending with the Lantern Festival on Feb. 6. This year’s celebration marks the 4,710th year, and is the year of the dragon.