This fall 25 undergraduates from the College of Arts & Media, the College of Engineering, Design & Computing, and the Business School joined the inaugural Design Horizons LABS Entrepreneurial Fellows Program, an immersive nine-month learning journey for undergraduate students passionate about entrepreneurship, innovation, design, and all forms of creativity.
The inaugural Design Horizons Entrepreneurial Fellows Program is an immersive nine-month, co-curricular learning journey for CU Denver students passionate about entrepreneurship, innovation, design, and all forms of creativity.
Storm Gloor, CAM Music & Entertainment Industry Studies faculty, City Councilman, and creative community activist, is co-leading the Amplify Music 2021 Conference. The free conference brings together diverse music leaders and creators online to learn and share from local community response, emergent solutions, and heroic efforts to support local artists, venues, creative communities, and support networks in the surge/challenges of the COVID-19.
"Whether it’s compartmentalizing a monstrous project into bite-size pieces that you take one at a time, or even taking a leap of faith and jumping off into the deep end. Always push yourself to do something out of your comfort zone, because that is when you truly start to see your potential."
CU Denver Singer/Songwriter faculty, Chris Webb, has launched a podcast offering advice to musicians on how to hone their trade—like the ins and outs of live-streaming, selling merch and being a songwriter for hire.
Are you listening to Finn O’Sullivan? She's making major waves in the singer/songwriter scene with her witty lyrics and perfectly-crafted songs––in fact, she's won the grand prize in the folk category of the The John Lennon Songwriting Contest for the title song of her first LP, "When the Power Comes Back On." Now she is she's competing head to head for the Lennon Award, which is determined by voting.
3D Animation student Pauline Nunez shares how her experience interning with the tech team at the Cleo Robinson School of Dance has influenced her as student, innovator, and creative. Learn more about how Denver legend Cleo Robinson integrates science, technology, arts, and media education in her work.
In their new exhibition histordomest-icity at the Center for the Arts Evergreen, Melissa Furness and Rian Kerrane place an anthropological lens on domesticity, elevating the refuse of everyday life, and exposing its strangeness.
The University of Colorado Denver’s College of Arts and Media (CAM) recently joined The Alliance for the Transformation of Musical Academe’s (ATMA) Task Force on Musical Racism. Made up of 30 deans, 30 faculty members and 30 students from across the nation, ATMA and the task force are pursuing a more equitable music education system by taking definitive steps to reposition Black American music within their musical curriculum.
In the fourth episode of the series, hosts Jager and Ferguson are joined by actress Christina Ochoa; Dean of the College of Arts & Media at the University of Colorado Denver, Laurence Kaptain; and entrepreneur Rich Sloan.
Music majors and music pros are discovering how to find success while navigating the impacts of COVID on recording and production work. Majoring In Music talked to students and alums of top music programs, including University of Colorado Denver Recording Arts alum, Aaron Daniels. He's found himself busier (& more successful) than ever because of his diverse skill set and willingness to be flexible.
Drew Young, CU Denver visiting professor of Music Business, brings experience as a music industry pro and a lifelong recording artist to "understand and teach music not just as a product– but from its emotional core.”
CU Denver and the College of Arts & Media (CAM) will bid farewell to one of its respected leaders and visionaries, Laurie Baefsky, as she departs her role as Associate Dean of Research and Strategic Partnerships at CAM for Dean of the College of Arts and Media at the University of Montana. Her new position speaks greatly to her ability to elevate academic institutions and advance arts-integrated creative scholarship.