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University of Colorado Denver Welcomes Kuwaiti Students

February 24, 2015 |

The Value of a Global Education

“Having a global education and understanding others will help you to communicate better, to be more open-minded,”

explained Husain Ashknani, a student from Kuwait enrolled in the pre-dentistry program at the University of Colorado Denver. He is now being joined at the university by other fellow students from Kuwait following the recent announcement by the Kuwait Cultural Office – Los Angeles that the University of Colorado Denver is a fully approved university recognized by the government of the State of Kuwait. Read More

Industry-Education Collaborations Explored

February 18, 2015 |

IIE & EducationUSA International Delegation at University of Colorado Denver

A delegation of distinguished international visitors toured the University of Colorado Denver’s ESL Academy and Business School on February 16 to engage in lively rounds of questions and answers about industry-education innovation incubators, potential international educational partnerships, customized English language instruction, and many other topics. The guests included leadership from international universities and government agencies representing India, Vietnam, Brazil, Colombia, Philippines, Bangladesh, South Africa, Ghana, and Mexico. Hosted by StudyColorado, a program under the Colorado Department of Higher Education, the group was part of a U.S. Department of State EducationUSA Leadership Institute, designed to explore opportunities for capacity building and international industry-education collaboration. Read More

ESL Academy Welcomes Brazilian Students Through U.S.-Brazil Connect

February 17, 2015 |

Latin American High School Students Learn About CU Denver

The winter season was in full force throughout the United States, but it was a classically sunny day in Denver, Colorado, when 10 Brazilian students were welcomed for a tour and reception at the ESL Academy, University of Colorado Denver. The high school students had arrived from the state of Espirito Santo Brazil courtesy of U.S.- Brazil Connect, an organization that fosters educational connections between the two countries. Read More

International Students Celebrate Accomplishments At Year’s End

December 5, 2014 |

ISSS Hosts Festive December Event

Conversations and congratulations flowed freely at this year’s December Semester Celebration for international students hosted by International Student and Scholar Services (ISSS). Students from countries throughout the world were acknowledged for their accomplishments at the … Read More

Chinese Student Blazes Educational Path

October 15, 2014 |

From ICB Undergraduate to Master’s in Finance & Risk Management

Siyuan Rao, an international student at the University of Colorado Denver, understands that engaging in a comprehensive educational pathway is a major step to academic success and to a graduate’s future career. Rao has wisely pursued a number of the options that students can discover at CU Denver.

“This has been an unbelievable opportunity and experience,”

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Facing the Challenge: English For a Future Engineering Career

September 26, 2014 |

Antonio Sermao, ESL Academy graduate and student at the College of Engineering and Applied Science, University of Colorado Denver
Home country: Angola

“Learning a language is a process; it starts when you are born and we build skills,” said Antonio Sermao, an ESL Academy graduate and student at the College of Engineering and Applied Science, University of Colorado Denver. “The ESL Specialists taught me how to support developing the language by myself.” Read More

Launching the New School Year

September 11, 2014 |

International Student Welcome Party

Students from countries as far away as India, China, Kyrgystan, Saudi Arabia, Finland, and Japan joined University of Colorado Denver faculty and staff to celebrate the start of a new school year at the Fall 2014 International Student & Scholar (ISSS) Welcome Party on September 4, hosted by International Student & Scholar Services, Office of International Affairs. Read More

Brazilian BSMP Students Celebrate ESL Graduation

August 22, 2014 |

“The Best Teachers I Have Ever Had”

Quoting British mathematician and philosopher Alfred North Whitehead, the Brazilian student took the microphone and spoke enthusiastically about knowledge gained and the value of others’ help in attaining success. The mood was celebratory, the setting was a festive luncheon event in honor of the BSMP (Brazil Scientific Mobility Program) Level 5 graduates of the ESL Academy; the day was a perfect, blue-sky Colorado Friday on August 15.
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International Students Gain Valuable Experience at Prestigious ICOST Conference

August 15, 2014 |

Learning About Smart Homes, Assistive Technologies, Robotics & Health Telematics

Through a collaboration between the Department of Bioengineering and the Office of International Affairs, University of Colorado Denver, five outstanding international students served as volunteer helpers and attended the 12th Annual International Conference on Smart Homes, Health Telematics, and Assistive Technology (ICOST) this summer. For eleven years, ICOST has been held in countries around the world – France (2003), Singapore (2004), Canada (2005), Northern Ireland (2006), Japan (2007), the United States (2008), France (2009), Korea (2010), Canada (2011), Italy (2012), and Singapore (2013; this was the first time that it has been held in Denver, Colorado. Read More

Brazilian Scholars Get a “Kick” Out of CU Denver

June 27, 2014 |

More than 60 Brazilians, all top-flight students back home, enroll for a year of study in STEM programs

DENVER—Brazilians are renowned for their Carnival, their soccer and their zest for life. The country’s flair is on colorful display this summer as billions across the globe watch every bounce of the World Cup. Read More

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