Category: News

Communities across Denver, Colorado, and beyond have been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.  While it may take years to understand its impacts fully, it is clear the crisis has compounded existing stress for socioeconomically disadvantaged populations and areas where language barriers exist.  With-in these communities, the effects of long-term stress have been shown to have […]
A virtual game that encourages users to discuss contentious topics while facilitating a sense of security necessary to promote healthy communication and education. The central inquiry: How might we create a fun game that encourages an individual to empathetically communicate with others who have different beliefs and develop new perspectives on divisive topics while fostering […]
Along with Inworks, CMTC has been selected to design, implement, and execute a totally virtual experience for CU Denver’s campus-wide strategic planning initiative, Our Vision for 2030.  Professor Kris Wood and Inworks Lauren Herbert will lead a project team who will collaborate with Chancellor’s office, Strategic Planning Steering Committee, across both downtown and Anschutz Medical […]
CMTC Design Innovation (DI) Team is working to create a collaborative online professional ecosystem in which Systems Engineering Educators can interact with employer partners, professionals, and students.  The goal is to create a user-centric search, compare, define, and exchange resources to enhance students’ educational impact while creating robust industry-driven networks.  Keeley Elliot, DI Team member, […]
In service of our campus community, who face the monumental task of transitioning to virtual academic environments, CMTC’s Design Innovation team has engaged in the effort to drive innovations in online learning.  Lead by Design Innovation (DI) Team member and College of Arts & Media student Chili Kellaway, the CMTC project team is working to […]
(Denver, 12/21/20) – In a partnership that will provide an in-depth cultural exchange between the U.S. and Singapore, multi-disciplinary teams of design educators from Singapore (SUTD-MIT International Design Centre) and the United States (University of Colorado Denver, Comcast Media & Technology Center) will work together to transform the learning experience in Design Innovation (DI) workshops.  […]
The annual Make It Matter Award champions the development of innovative solutions that address the world’s most challenging problems. Awards totaling up to $5,000 will be distributed annually to the University of Colorado Denver (CU Denver) and Anschutz Medical Campus (CU Anschutz) students, postdoctoral fellows, or community members for the successful design and development of […]
EUReCA! Summer 2020 Research Fellows: Congratulations to Anthony and Faculty Mentor Aria Collopy, for placing second in the at the Virtual Summer 2020 Research Symposium in the Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences category.  What a wonderful recognition! Anthony Porcaro (left), College of Arts & Media, Mentor: Dr. Aria Collopy (right) – Designing Effective Communication of Design Principles, Practices, […]
If you think you have a “lightning in a bottle idea” or the beginning of an idea that may have legs, prepare yourself or gather your team and get ready to apply. Submissions for the Fall Semester will be accepted 9/1/20 to 11/13/20. Have you ever wondered how you can turn your great idea into […]
Aria Collopy, system innovation design lead in the Comcast Media and Technology Center and post-doctoral fellow in the College of Engineering, Design and Computing, has been accepted into the Rising Stars in Mechanical Engineering program. The program, a consortium of mechanical engineering programs at MIT, Berkeley, and Stanford, aims to create support for candidates who […]