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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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A Crossroads for the Art District on Santa Fe

Over the last decade and a half, Denver's Art District on Santa Fe has emerged as a national standout. How can it build on its past successes without diminishing what made it special in the first place?


Public Art Giant Lawrence Argent Looks Ahead (and Back)

The Denver-based sculptor and educator discusses his local works and those installed in increasingly international locales, while ruminating on the point of public art and projects on the drawing board.

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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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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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