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Associate Dean for Research and Creative Activities
Dr. Laura Argys
Phone: (303) 556-3949

Dr. Argys works to promote the research and creative activities of the faculty. Her responsibilities include oversight of sponsored programs within CLAS, development of policies and programs to enhance faculty research opportunities and facilitation of research connections across departments, colleges and campuses. Argys seeks to expand and enhance research and creative activities by graduate and undergraduate students and scholarly collaboration between students and faculty.

Pre-Award Assistance
Grants Development Coordinator
Carol Achziger, CRA
Phone: (303) 556-6368

Ms. Achziger coordinates grants and contracts activities within the college. She acts as a liaison between those preparing proposals and the Office of Grants and Contracts (OGC). Ms. Achziger assists Principal Investigators (PIs) in the preparation and submission of grant proposals and contracts by interfacing with the PI and the OCG to ensure that all forms and submission requirements are met so that the submission is successful. She also tracks awards, facilitates report submission, and serves as a resource for information regarding external funding opportunities. Ms. Achziger handles all aspects of your submission for financial support up to and including the set up of your speedtype.

Post-Award Administration
Post-Award Grant Administrator
Elizabeth Lee
Phone: (303) 556-8830

Ms. Lee oversees all CLAS contracts and grants Post-Award Administration. She works in concert with Ms. Achziger to assist PIs with managing their awards.

Contact Us

  • CLAS Dean's Office
    North Classroom Building
    1200 Larimer Street, Suite 5014
    Campus Box 144, PO Box 173364
    Denver, CO 80217-3364
    Phone: (303) 556-2557
    Fax: (303) 556-4861


  • CLAS Dissemination and CRISP Grant applications

    Applications are available for Spring 2016. Applications are due March 11, 2016, 5 pm MST. Forms and additional information are available at the links above. 

  • The CLAS Office of Research and Creative Activities is pleased to announce that Elizabeth Lee is the new Post Award Administrator.  Elizabeth began her duties on June 3, 2015.  Please contact her for any questions you might have about managing your grants and contracts.  Ms. Lee's contact information is below.


    Phone:  303-556-8830

    Welcome Elizabeth!