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Regis welcomes new criminal justice advisory board

Regis recently hosted a number of criminal justice and law enforcement representatives to serve on a newly formed advisory board.

Regis celebrates inaugural Dave Law Day

Dave Law is known across the Northwest Denver Campus for his dedication to the student experience — and now he is the namesake for an award...

Regis recognizes contributions of employees

In the past two years, Regis has given temporary shelter to people experiencing homelessness, welcomed a mobile food pantry to campus, helped...

Q and A with Fletcher Brown, Director of Military and Veterans Services

As we celebrate our veterans not just on this day but year-round, we sat down to speak with Fletcher Brown, Director of Military and Veterans...

My Experience as a First Generation College Student at Regis

First-year student Claudia Podlesna shares her experience as a first-generation commuter student at Regis University

Regis celebrates Dia de los Muertos with local high school students

The Northwest Denver Campus welcomed more than 150 students from Denver Public Schools to showcase ofrendas they created in honor of Dia de los...

Regis University gathers to celebrate Halloween

Regis welcomed the community to campus on Monday to celebrate Halloween, hosting Trick or Treat Street on Boettcher Commons and the annual Costume...

In Memory of our Beloved Christmas Tree

On Oct. 27 crews removed the grand evergreen tree, which was coming to the end of its life, from Boettcher Commons.

Dr. Abraham Nussbaum shares perspective on health care and faith

Regis University’s Rueckert-Hartman College for Health Professions (RHCHP) and the offices of Mission and Ministry co-hosted an event on the...

O’Sullivan Art Gallery opens Santos show, displaying works of local artists

With depictions of iconic Catholic figures from Our Lady of Guadalupe to St. Francis, the O’Sullivan Art Gallery’s latest show will...

Regis reflects on Pope Saint John Paul II's visit ahead of feast day

The feast day of Saint John Paul II is Saturday, Oct. 22. Born in Wadowice, Poland as Karol Jozef Wojtyla, he became Pope in 1978.

Regis welcomes alumni back to campus during Blue and Gold Weekend

Regis alumni returned to the Northwest Denver Campus, helping celebrate the University's second annual Blue and Gold Weekend.

Regis University welcomes Rev. Greg Boyle, S.J., back to campus

The original homeboy, Rev. Greg Boyle, S.J., returned to Denver in September to speak with students, staff, faculty and the community at large,...

Author and professor Farah Jasmine Griffin sparks campus-wide conversations and examination

The Regis University community is immersing itself in the words of Farah Jasmine Griffin, the author of Read Until You Understand: The Profound...

Harvest Table to kick off dining services on campus

From a partnership with Little Man Ice Cream to rotating restaurant concepts in St. Peter Claver, S.J., Hall and a variety of allergy-free options,...

Alumni legacy couple finds love at Regis

Theirs is a love story that started years before they ever met. The story of Bobby Burns, '10, and Annie Reinking, '11, can't be...

Regis alumnus and veteran Sam Peterson’s business focuses on transforming mental health

From post-traumatic stress disorder to depression, Sam Peterson knows all too well the mental health struggles veterans face when they return home.

Summer Bridge Program offers first-generation students a preview of college life

Adrian Lara-Mejia was just 13 when he started his own landscaping business. With the help of his parents, operators of a Denver housekeeping...

Ignatian retreat offers a time of respite for faculty and staff

Regis offers faculty and staff a rare opportunity to be able to take the time off and hit a reset button through a camping retreat in Rocky...

Regis alumnus wins Tillman scholarship

Regis University alumnus Tim Spalla’s service to his country, his work saving wildlife and his mission to heal combat scars has paid off with...

Innovation Challenge winners intend to transform workplace wellness

Gary Schneider and Lucas Atwood are the founders of Tr(ai)nStation, a data-driven corporate wellness application that saves businesses...

Regis debate team celebrates a successful season

The Regis debate team won its league championship this spring at the University of Alaska Anchorage, becoming the Western States Champion and...

Regis welcomes new food vendor, Harvest Table, to campus

Regis is welcoming a new food vendor to campus starting this summer, offering an all-you-care-to-eat menu option and more.

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.

Regis University remembers Dennis Gallagher

Dennis Gallagher, an activist, scholar, teacher, public servant, podcaster, staunch Catholic and rabble rouser whose passion for his hometown...

Women’s History Month: Regis University women inspire with stories of impact

Regis university celebrates Women's History Week by highlighting women who show an inner value that manifests a thriving culture based in our...

Guatemalan Baby Shower Builds Self-Sustaining Care in Cobán

Nine reasons to attend the March 19 fundraiser and provide support.

How to help send medical supplies to Ukraine

When Regis junior Olivier Sokolowski’s family members in Poland learned that Russian tanks were rolling into Ukraine last week, they quickly...

Regis student Keiry Sosa participates in meeting with Pope Francis

Regis freshman Keiry Sosa took part in an event today normally reserved for global leaders and dignitaries: a meeting with the pope.

Regis University seeks community musicians

Regis University invites community members of all ages and abilities to join their Concert Band this coming spring semester.

Poets, pirates and sea shanties propel Regis scholar’s podcast to viral success

In most modern books and movies, pirates are depicted as men who wear eye patches, use hooks and clomp around on peg legs. And with the possible...

Dean’s book helps move pharmacy advancements from the lab to the patient

Imagine that a patient just diagnosed with high blood pressure could know – based on their genome – which of the dozens of hypertension...

Hosting a holiday party? A Regis alumna is here to help

As a professional event planner, Regis alumna Jenny Maxwell was used to spending most of the holiday season planning office parties, fundraisers...

Amy Graybill departs from Regis University after 30 years

After 30 years at Regis University, Amy Graybill can look in any direction on the Northwest Denver Campus and experience a flood of memories.

Regis professor’s music helps late alumna live on

Hours after learning about the death of a talented former Regis music student in 2017, Loretta Notareschi sat down at her piano to write a song...

Award-winning poet coaches students at Regis Writing Center

When students work though assignments at the Regis Writing Center, there’s a chance their coach is a prize-winning poet: Michael Joseph...

Art Faculty Exhibition Opens at the O’Sullivan Art Gallery

From photos that explore the time, nature and humanity of Wyoming landscapes to a painting that combines influences from Dutch still life with...

First Latino state historian, Dr. Nicki Gonzales, brings deep Colorado roots to new role

Even though her family has deep roots in Colorado and northern New Mexico, Nicki Gonzales didn’t really think of herself as western until she...

Regis to celebrate Ignatian Heritage Day

Regis University is gathering to bring the worldwide observance of the Ignatian Year to the Northwest Denver Campus. With a series of events on...

Regis professor’s humor and commentary to go on display at Loveland Museum

Often when people view Tony Ortega’s artwork in a gallery, their reactions follow a pattern: First, they recognize a character from American...

Professor’s solo comedy performance transformed into memoir

Janna Goodwin had three decades of experience writing and performing for theater when she joined the communications faculty at Regis. As her...

WWII veteran, age 102, finally receives his medals

In 1941, before there was D-Day, or the flag raising on Iwo Jima, or Pearl Harbor, a young man from Missouri named Edward Flaherty Jr. put on an...

Regis community gathers for Mission Commitment Day ahead of Juneteenth

The life and writing of James Baldwin guided Regis faculty and staff through the University’s first Mission Commitment Day, hosted in honor...

PBLA introduces technology training course

In a classroom at Regis University this summer, a group of Porter-Billups Leadership Academy 10th graders were hard at work rebuilding computer...

Habitat for Humanity’s Aria project grows the Regis community

Habitat for Humanity of Metro Denver broke ground on Aria Homes by Habitat at the beginning of the year, paving the way for 28 new affordable homes...

BookGive has successful first year under leadership of Regis alumna

When Melissa Monforti ran into Nicole Sullivan, the owner of Denver bookstore and wine bar BookBar, one day in 2019, Monforti was surprised to...

Regis garden grows community

In the three months since Meg Clarke took over as leader of the Regis Berkeley Community Garden, she’s learned that mint is invasive,...

MFA instructor winner of 2021 Whiting Award in fiction

Steven Dunn, who teaches in the Regis Mile-High MFA program, won a 2021 Whiting Award in fiction.

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

Teacher Appreciation Week, May 3-7, happens as the end of the school year is in sight — and as end-of-the-year workloads are increasing.

Regis faculty member part of experiment that could transform understanding of physics

Fred Gray was teaching a class in Science Room 130 on the Regis Northwest Denver Campus when the results of an experiment that could transform our...

First Scholars Program builds first-gen students’ confidence

The First Scholars Program provides more than a connection to community. It’s a lifeline for students who are first in their immediate...

Regis steps into void to get eligible community members vaccinated

More than 2,000 people recently received COVID-19 vaccines on the Regis University campus.

Easter Sunday Mass, Live from St. John Francis Regis Chapel

Gather with others far and wide to celebrate the Sunday of the Resurrection with Mass celebrating Christ’s victory over death.

Summer is right around the corner. Here’s how teachers can engage students over the break.

In the past year, parents have had more access to teachers than ever before. During the height of the coronavirus pandemic, teachers interacted...

Regis instructors take their pop culture pedagogy on the road

At the Southwest Popular/American Culture Association’s recent annual conference, which went virtual this year, Regis librarian Melissa...

Adjunct professor's podcast explores psychology of true crime

When a boom in true crime podcasts exploded across streaming platforms a few years ago, Jessica Micono was already living and breathing criminal...

Bryan Hall named to Fulbright Specialist program

Bryan Hall, Ph.D., a professor and dean of the School for Professional Advancement, has been named to the Fulbright Specialist Roster in the area...

COVID-19 applies more pressure to Colorado’s teacher shortage

When Jerry Goings was the principal of Highlands Ranch High School, he drove an hour south to Colorado Springs for an early morning conversation...

From the labs of Regis: Meet an alumnus at the forefront of Pueblo’s vaccine effort

When some of Pueblo’s most vulnerable residents leave their homes for the first time in months to line up at the city’s drive-through...

Teachers and staff need support now. Here’s how to help

Teaching is hard work even on the best days. And there weren’t many of those in 2020.