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Portable coffee company Bring Coffee wins Innovation Challenge

When Michael Griffin travels for work, he often spends his flights invested in a book or work — tasks that make him crave a good cup of coffee.

With a $150,000 matching gift, Don Dillon was the quiet force behind a record-breaking Regis Gives

Every April, the Regis community rallies to support Regis Gives, the University’s largest annual fundraiser.

Photos: Regis celebrates the Class of 2024

Regis celebrated the achievements of more than 1,000 graduates with ceremonies on Saturday and Sunday on the Denver Campus.

Arrupe Jesuit High School seniors take home entrepreneurial prize at Regis

A toy that plays to the remaining senses of blind and deaf dogs came out on top in a competition that showcases the entrepreneurial skills of...

Regis University professor discovers deep-sea eels' strange evolutionary strategy

Despite humanity’s never-ending search for knowledge, only 5 percent of the world’s oceans have been explored. The deepest parts of the...

Students make a splash with a reforestation project in Costa Rica during a whitewater rafting trip

For a group of Regis students, a recent spring break trip was a chance the experience the natural beauty of Costa Rica by whitewater rafting,...

Students honor Nicki Gonzales with second annual Dave Law Award

When Regis students need wise words of advice, many often turn to Nicki Gonzales, Ph.D. Students cherish the words of the Regis Vice Provost for...

The Winding Road of Press Freedom and Democracy

For many citizens of the United States, their rights to the freedom of speech, and more notably the freedom of press, exists without question. The...

As a nurse, alumnus Justin Regan worked with cancer patients. Then, he was diagnosed himself.

Justin Regan thought completing the Accelerated Bachelor of Science in Nursing Program in the Regis Loretto Heights School of Nursing was going to...

First woman and first Hispanic surgeon general shares history-making moments

During her terms as the 14th U.S. Surgeon General and the New York State Health Commissioner, Dr. Antonia Novello oversaw major moments of public...

Remembering a Joint Legacy of Generosity

The legacy of Suzi Lockard and Ralph Dillon lives on through faculty member Pam Heaberlin and Regis' The Suzi Lockard Memorial Neonatal Nurse...

James Beard Award winner gives Regis a taste of soul food and its history

James Beard Award-winning food writer Adrian Miller gave Regis a taste of soul food — and a healthy serving of history — in an...

With a $100,000 gift, Mary Pacifico-Valley invests in a bright future for Regis leaders

For more than 30 years, Regis University has held a special place in the life of Mary Pacifico-Valley, a Regis donor, volunteer and friend who...

International trade competition showcases Regis students and HSI status

Exporting dairy products from the United States to a trade partner overseas comes with a litany of logistics: What is the best way to handle...

Prof. Gives the Vatican a Lesson in African History, Politics and Spirituality

Professor Ethan Sanders, an expert on Africa, spoke at a Vatican symposium about Julius Nyerere, Tanzania's founder and potential saint,...

Regis partners with Xavier University of Louisiana to prepare students for the business of health care

This spring, a group of business-savvy students in Louisiana will graduate not only with the knowledge and credentials to become pharmacists, but,...

Find Your Bliss Through the College Experience

For high schoolers, pursuing happiness often intersects with college, building the skills, friendships and connections that open doors and foster...

Regis Featured in U.S. News & World Report

Featured in a recent article, the University was noted as exemplifying the characteristics that set Jesuit education apart.

Q and A with Suzanne Holm about her induction into the American Occupational Therapy Association Roster of Fellows

Holm will be inducted into the American Occupational Therapy Association Roster of Fellows on March 23.

Pick up books by Regis faculty

Are you searching for a great read? Look no further. If you’ve been looking for some fun fiction and non-fiction, members of the Regis...

With a seven-figure legacy gift, Ken Boedeker honors a lifelong connection to Regis University

Ken Boedeker never had any doubt about where he would go to college. Growing up in Longmont, Colorado, he was a frequent visitor to Regis’...

Ranger Co-Op offers free food, professional clothing on campus

From snacks to slacks — and many nutritious and fashionable needs in between — the Ranger Co-Op is taking over as the one-stop-shop for...

Tree-farmer, musician and accounting Prof. Don Bush has devoted nearly three decades to Regis students

From the lack of math in accounting to his fondness for The Absent-Minded Professor, Regis accounting Prof. Don Bush is full of surprises

Students gather donations for teen families — and learn about consumer behavior

Would you be more likely to donate to a charity if an authority figure told you to? Or would you feel motivated if your peers donated, too?

Q and A with Kate Partridge about her poetry collection, THINE

English Department Assistant Professor Kate Partridge discusses THINE, which she wrote between 2016 and 2020.

Empowering lives: Physical Therapy alumna shares her Surge Scholar experience

In the realm of physical therapy, the Rizing Tide Foundation’s Surge Scholarship stands as a beacon of recognition, highlighting the...

Regis junior learns from back-to-back Washington, D.C. internships

For many young Americans, working in Washington, D.C. with our political leaders is an ultimate career goal. For Regis University junior Christian...

Students gather in remembrance and solidarity with detained immigrants

Each participant held a paper monarch butterfly in their hands as a speaker read the names of immigrants who have died in detention centers.

Q and A with Alyse Knorr about her latest book, Ardor

English Department Associate Professor Alyse Knorr released her latest book, Ardor.

Regis debate team enjoys a successful season

Meet Bella Willhite and Hans Gebauer, seniors at Regis University, and the team leaders of the Regis debate team. On the weekend of Oct. 7, the duo...

Photos: Northwest Denver Campus hosts Dia de los Muertos events

The campus community joined together to honor Dia de los Muertos.

The Future of Pharmacy Education is Here!

Regis is proud to introduce the 0-5 PharmD Early Assurance Program that takes students from high school senior to doctor in just 5 years, saving...

30-Day Digital Detox Challenge

The Digital Detox Challenge is meant to create healthier tech habits by reducing digital distractions and re-engaging with the real world. Are you...

Photos: Regis celebrates Halloween

The Northwest Denver Campus welcomed the community to campus for Halloween festivities.

Find opportunities to embody the spirit of giving on the Northwest Denver Campus

As the holiday season starts, so too does a season of giving back to others. After all, service starts close to home.

Regis celebrates new occupational therapy space, partnership expansion

Regis University and Creighton University celebrated the expansion of a unique partnership that offers a hybrid Doctor of Occupational Therapy...

Q and A with Prof. Scott Dimovitz as he releases new novel, The Joy Divisions

English Department Chair and Professor Scott Dimovitz plans to release his debut novel, The Joy Divisions, on Nov. 15. Read about...

With a $100,000 challenge, Regis Trustees Andy Anderson and Derek Scarth invite others to help shape the future of Regis

Regis University thrives on the generosity of forward-thinking individuals dedicated to advancing its mission.

Q and A with Prof. Eric Fretz as his first novel debuts

Groundswell, the first novel by Eric Fretz, professor and chair of the Peace and Justice Department, was recently published by Belanger Press.

Applied Craft Brewing students benefit from new brewery in Claver Hall

St. Peter Claver, S.J., Hall is now home to a brewery, offering students a chance to learn skills of the craft brewing trade on the Northwest...

Regis celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month

The Student Center patio was filled with the moody rhythms of Bachata music one day during Hispanic Heritage Month as students and staff joined...

Regis celebrates inauguration of President Salvador Aceves

Less than one year into his tenure as president of Regis University, Salvador Aceves, Ed.D., has overseen several moments of Regis history.

Regis University is now accepting Early Decision applications

Early Decision offers a direct path to admission, peace of mind and numerous other benefits to incoming first-year students.

Margaret Rueckert-Hartman honors Loretto Heights legacy with a new gift to build the next generation of health care professionals

It was the hilltop campus on South Federal Boulevard, beloved and recognized as Loretto Heights College, where Margaret Rueckert-Hartman attended...

New course explores history of Mexican music

The rich history of Mexican music — from the start of the Aztec Empire to the Spanish conquest of Mexico to present day — has largely...

With a new six-figure gift, Pam and Steve Myrick enhance their endowed scholarship to support future generations of caregivers

TJ Myrick’s time on Earth was much too short: A bright-eyed boy with a big smile, he passed away just thirteen days after his first birthday,...

Photos: Regis kicks off a new academic year

The Northwest Denver and Thornton campuses are full of action this week as the traditional fall semester officially begins. View images from...

New findings take Regis professor and collaborators closer to uncovering new physics

From the campus of Fermilab to his Regis classroom, Fred Gray has spent his career collaborating with scientists around the world to measure the...

What Price Beauty? Turns Out, Feminists May Be Willing to Pay More

If the label on your lipstick reads “Lancome,” are you more likely to be a feminist than if you wear Maybelline?

A neighborhood tie leads to a generous gift for the future

The Gronowski family's $257,000 pledge is helping to seed Regis’ new revolving loan fund to spur alternative revenue-producing programs...

Regis senior uses billboards to bring awareness to gun violence prevention in Denver neighborhood

Last year, it was an image of a teddy bear and a gun on a coffin. This year, it’s an image of a gun with the message “Hugs not...

Porter-Billups Leadership Academy graduates new class of seniors

For the newest group of Porter-Billups Leadership Academy seniors, the summer enrichment program has been a place to be themselves around people...

Rev. Edward F. Flaherty, S.J., oldest Jesuit in the world, dies in St. Louis at 104

Rev. Edward F. Flaherty, S.J., died Sunday, June 25, 2023, at St. Ignatius Hall in Florissant, Missouri. He was 104 years old, a Jesuit for 63...

Erica Ingalls named Dean of Students

Erica Munguia Ingalls, dean of students at Front Range Community College (FRCC), has been named the new Associate Vice President and Dean of...

Super Saturday Event Draws Large Attendance of Incoming Students To Campus

Regis' inaugural Super Saturday event drew more than 500 students and their families to campus. The all-day festivities included admitted and...

Bill and Roberta Witchger build on their history of generosity to Regis with a pledge of $500,000

Bill and Roberta Witchger pledged $500,000 to the Eugene S. Witchger Scholarship Fund, which helps students with high financial need pursue an...

Original roof of Main Hall to be replaced for first time in 136-year history

The original mansard roof of Main Hall will be replaced starting this summer, adding a new chapter to an iconic Denver structure that has endured...

Photos: Regis celebrates the class of 2023

Regis celebrated the class of 2023 this past weekend, recognizing graduates' hard work and achievements over their time at the University.

Nursing graduate inspired by her mother’s legacy of care in Laos

Decades before Hmong Nguyen became a nurse, her mother, Kia Ly, cared for community members in her rural Laotian village, delivering babies,...

Three ways educators can practice self-care during Teacher Appreciation Week

Teacher Appreciation Week happens as the end of the school year is in sight — and as end-of-the-year workloads are increasing.