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Denver lays claim to four world-class institutes of higher learning: Metro State University, the University of Denver, the University of Colorado Denver and the Community College of Denver. While world-class business and law schools are a pipeline for the region’s professional class, the research and innovation coming out of these universities is of NASA caliber garnering national and international recognition for the city. 

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Counterculture Rising in Colorado Springs

Colorado Springs is known for a conservative bent, but, for every action, there's an equally strong reaction. This phenomenon is on full display in the Downtown Colorado Springs Creative District.

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Artists on Art: Denver Creatives Discuss the Local Scene

Five prominent local creatives share their thoughts on standout visual art, urban change in Denver and the evolving meaning of art in the years ahead.

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Aiming for Inclusivity at Denver's Coding Boot Camps

Programming has long been dominated by white men. Are local coding schools focused on feeding the tech talent pipeline with diversity?

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A Dozen Abuzz 2016: 12 Anticipated Projects in Denver

Denver is building, rebuilding, renovating and reinventing. Here are 12 of the projects we're most excited to check out once the dust settles.

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Planning Downtown: A Look Back on the 2007 Downtown Area Plan

Confluence Denver offers readers a series of stories on the progress toward the vision put forth by the 2007 Downtown Denver Area Plan, developed by the Downtown Denver Partnership and the City and County of Denver.
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New & Next: DIME Denver Opens its Doors

A collaboration between the Detroit Institute of Music Education (DIME) and MSU Denver aims to kickstart careers in music.
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