Degrees of Impact

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With high-quality academics, a faculty unsurpassed in their expertise and commitment to their students’ success, and a unique urban experience rich with diversity, degree choices and community impact, MSU Denver is Colorado’s best value in higher education.

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  • Gift to fund scholarships

    Rita and Navin Dimond give largest personal contribution to MSU Denver to date.

  • Spreading STEM to schools

    Assoc. Professor of Biology Hsiu-Ping Liu has a mantra: “Science doesn’t have to be boring. Science doesn’t have to be hard.”

  • Art students create mural

    The mural—184 feet long and consisting of 46 panels—hangs at new Regency Athletics Complex at MSU Denver.

  • A Scholar of Hip-Hop

    B. Afeni McNeely Cobham examines topics such as privilege, identity and oppression through the lens of popular music styles.

  • Local utility invests in MSU Denver

    One World One Water Center signed an agreement with Denver Water that provides $20,000 for collaborative activities in 2015.

  • Aviation grads get hiring priority

    Aviation students and grads who meet specific hiring requirements can get a guaranteed interview at Great Lakes Airlines.  

  • Made at MSU Denver

    Scott Mourer’s first real woodshop class at MSU Denver led to graduate studies in furniture design and ultimately back to his alma mater.


  • HLC Up and Running

    Metropolitan State University of Denver's new Hotel and Hospitality Learning Center was designed to give Hotel, Tourism and Events majors an immersive learning environment in a real-world setting.

  • New Student Success Building

    View the latest news on Metro State’s new Student Success Building