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    1. CU Denver will grant early admission to Denver high schoolers with good grades

      CU Denver will grant early admission to Denver high schoolers with good grades

      Juniors at Denver's DSST Public Schools now have an even bigger incentive to get good grades — it could mean they'll already have a place in college set from the start.

      The University of Colorado Denver will give early conditional admission to DSST Public Schools' juniors who earn a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or higher.

      The DSST Public Schools — formerly known as the Denver School of Science and Technology — currently have eight campuses and plans to have 11 by 2025.

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    2. DBJ Offices: Tour Universal Mind's historic HQ space that's millennial friendly (Photos)

      DBJ Offices: Tour Universal Mind's historic HQ space that's millennial friendly (Photos)

      Universal Mind Inc. has its headquarters in Denver's Lower Downtown in the historic Denver City Cable Railway Building at 1201 18th St., one of the company's three locations nationwide. Universal Mind is an agency that helps companies find way to solve problems and serve customers in the digital age by connecting them with developers, strategists and designers.

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    3. Colorado again tops Forbes' list of 'Best Places for Business and Careers'

      Colorado again tops Forbes' list of 'Best Places for Business and Careers'

      "A mecca for millennials." A "hot destination for ... companies in search of talent." Those are just a couple of the ways Forbes magazine describes metro Denver, which it named the nation's best place for careers and business among 200 large cities for its annual report. This is the second year in a row Denver garnered the top spot. And three other Colorado cities are in the top 30 on the list. Denver's "relatively central location makes it a natural location as a distribution for hub for the…

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    4. Inside DU's new $60 million STEM facility (Photos)

      Inside DU's new $60 million STEM facility (Photos)

      The University of Denver's five-story, $60 million STEM building that houses the Engineering and Computer Science School officially opened Friday. The 110,000-square-foot space includes communal spaces, a machine shop and classrooms for things like mechatronics systems engineering, robotics and bioengineering. It also will house the new Knoebel Institute for Health Aging...

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    5. CSU to get $16.5M design center following gift from Otterbox founders

      CSU to get $16.5M design center following gift from Otterbox founders

      Colorado State University will soon have a new, 40,000-square-foot, $16.5 million design center that will open in January 2019, the university said Tuesday. The announcement comes after Nancy and Curt Richardson — co-founders of Fort Collins-based Otter Products, parent of the Otterbox line of mobile-device cases, and Blue Ocean Enterprises — pledged $8.1 million towards the center...

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    6. How more millennials in metro Denver will shape the future

      How more millennials in metro Denver will shape the future

      The number of millennial entrepreneurs in the Denver area has increased dramatically in the last several years — from just 2 percent in 2000 to 34 percent in 2013. That's according to the Metro Denver Economic Development Corp.'s new report, "The Millennial Influence in Metro Denver." The report analyzed shifting demographics in the workforce and population of metro Denver based on the most recent federal data available. And while the fact that millennials are moving to Colorado in droves may…

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    7. Colorado School of Mines gets into the crowdfunding game

      Colorado School of Mines gets into the crowdfunding game

      The Colorado School of Mines in Golden is getting in on the crowdfunding game, launching a platform where students, faculty and staff can share their projects and collect donations. "By showcasing some innovative projects from our talented faculty and students, the Mines community can help them reach their goals," said Brian Winkelbauer, Mines Foundation president and CEO. The website, called "Gold Mine," launched Tuesday...

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    8. Colorado charter school gets $4M grant to build new sites, advance STEM

      Colorado charter school gets $4M grant to build new sites, advance STEM

      The U.S. Department of Education has awarded the Denver School of Science and Technology a $4.04 million grant aimed to "improve public education and provide a diverse student body with an education that focuses on the science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) fields." "DSST has repeatedly been recognized as one of the most successful charter schools, and students currently boast a 100 percent acceptance rate to four-year colleges," said U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet, D-Colorado...

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    9. CU Denver business plan competition broadens its scope

      CU Denver business plan competition broadens its scope

      Not being a student at the University of Colorado Denver will no longer automatically exclude entrepreneurs from winning cash (and possibly winning over investors) at the annual Jake Jabs Business Plan Competition. It's the first time in the competition's 15-year history that non-collegiate startups can participate, CU Denver announced. Startups that are part of the "non-collegiate track" will compete against one another at the Oct. 13 "Pitch Night," where they will offer their idea to both the…

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    10. Smart digital textbook project at CU Boulder may help students learn better

      Smart digital textbook project at CU Boulder may help students learn better

      The words that students highlight in their textbook may soon be used to create customized quizzes and reviews that will help them grasp concepts better. That's because of a new, four-year joint research project at the University of Colorado Boulder, Rice University and the University of California, San Diego in which researchers are working to create "smart" digital textbooks that will help them assess how students learn and how much information they retain when studying...

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    11. Metro Denver's advanced industries show strong growth

      Metro Denver's advanced industries show strong growth

      Tech jobs in data processing, hosting and related services saw the highest percentage of growth in the Denver-Aurora-Lakewood area, according to a comprehensive report released Thursday by the Brookings Institute. The report looked in-depth at trends in America's advanced industries from 2013 to 2015. Advanced industries, as defined in the report, are those that conduct extensive research & development (R&D) and that employ a disproportionately level of high-tech, highly-skilled workers. "With…

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    12. CU Denver business school gets a new dean

      CU Denver business school gets a new dean

      The University of Colorado Denver's School of Business has a new dean: Rohan Christie-David was appointed after a national search, the university announced Thursday. Christie-David, who has a Ph.D. in business administration from the University of South Carolina, will take over the appointment effective Aug. 1. He will take the place of former dean Sueann Ambron, who announced in January that she would retire June 30. Christie-David said his goal is to evolve CU Denver's business school into a…

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