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New Internship Program Abroad Giving Students First Hand Experience as Global Citizens
Frontlines - New Internship Program Abroad Giving Students First Hand Experience as Global Citizens

An excursion to the beach, a ski trip to the mountains, and a stay at the luxurious Grand Hyatt in Santiago. Claire Ransom enjoyed several occasions of fun and relaxation this summer, but mostly she traveled to Chile to work. And work she did – eight hours a day, five days a week. Ransom was among the inaugural cohort of thirteen CU Denver students participating in the Internship Programs Abroad (IPA), a new global education program sponsored by CU Denver. She applied her knowledge of Spanish and sustainability while serving as the first-ever intern for Gecamin, a company that holds multinational conferences and seminars on sustainable mining practices.

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Providing role models for aspiring scientists, COADSS promotes STEM careers to diverse scholars
Alumni Profile - Providing role models for aspiring scientists, COADSS promotes STEM careers to diverse scholars

Growing up in Montrose, Colorado, recent CU Denver graduate Beatrice Guillermo did not have the opportunity to meet Hispanic women who had fulfilled her dream of going to medical school. Her family and upbringing had given her many keys to success (including bilingual fluency in Spanish and English) but she hadn't seen the path to success traversed by many people who shared her background. That's why she helped launch the Colorado Organization for the Advancement of Diverse Scholars in Science (COADSS) program this year.

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Students Today Alumni Tomorrow Looking to Build Better Community for Everyone
Frontlines - Students Today Alumni Tomorrow Looking to Build Better Community for Everyone

When you reflect back on your experience at CU, we hope you realize you have become a part of something big. Perhaps CU has shaped your character, introduced you to lifelong friends, built a foundation for learning or opened doors for career opportunities and a bright future. You have the chance to make a difference in the lives of future CU students and support the place that has meant so much to you. Join us in carrying on the tradition of giving back to our community—and leave your mark on CU forever—by donating to STAT.

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