Sarah Hagelin and Gillian Silverman Won the Susan Koppelman Award

April 12, 2023

Associate Professors of English Sarah Hagelin and Gillian Silverman’s co-authored book The New Female Antihero: The Disruptive Women of Twenty-First-Century US Television (Univ. of Chicago Press, 2022) has won the Susan Koppelman Award for the Best Anthology, Multi-Authored, or Edited Book in Feminist Studies. The Award is given by the...

Nicky Beer Wins Gugenheim Poetry Fellowship

April 12, 2023

Nicky Beer, English Associate Professor, recently won a Guggenheim Fellowship in Poetry —one of just eight US poets who received the honor this year. Guggenheim Fellowships are highly prestigious and awarded "on the basis of prior achievement and exceptional promise.

Copper Nickel Now a Top Ten Ranked Literary Journal

Feb. 2, 2023

There are about 700 regularly publishing literary journals in America—and each year a writer and blogger named Clifford Garstang ranks them based on how often work from their pages is reprinted in the prestigious annual Pushcart Prize Anthology. Since the Copper Nickel was relaunched it has been climbing Garstang's rankings,...

CLAS Faculty Proud Recipients of Recent NEH Grants

Feb. 2, 2023

Assistant Professor of History Rachel Gross, Clinical Associate Professor of History Cameron Blevins and Associate Professor of English Michelle Comstock all recently won a National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) grant to pursue a digital walking tour and curriculum project related to Auraria's history. Recovering Auraria’s Past: Building a Digital...

Alum Alejandro Lucero Publishes Poetry Chapbook

Jan. 19, 2023

Alejandro Lucero, who just graduated in December with a degree in English–Creative Writing, has had his poetry chapbook, Sapello Son , accepted for publication by Bull City Press , a nationally renowned poetry press out of Durham, North Carolina. A "chapbook" is a poetry collection roughly one third to one...

Wayne Miller Poem Featured on the US Poet Laureate’s Podcast

Dec. 13, 2022

Professor, Chair of English, and Editor of Copper Nickel, Wayne Miller, recently had his poem " Parable of Childhood" featured as the "encore" on the podcast The Slowdown , hosted by US Poet Laureate Ada Limón (episode 559).

Kari Campeau Continues Publishing on COVID Vaccination of Pregnant and Breastfeeding People

Nov. 17, 2022

Assistant Professor in English Kari Campeau recently published a new article reporting on findings from a study supported by her New Faculty Grant from the Office of Research Services. This article, “Vaccination double bind: A study of pregnancy and COVID-19 vaccine decision-making.” (in Rhetoric Society Quarterly ), comes from the...

Cameron Blevins and John Tinnell’s CU Next Award Project Hopes to Bring Data Advocacy for All

Nov. 3, 2022

Cameron Blevins, Associate Professor Clinical Teaching Track in History, and Professor John Tinnell of English, are part of an inter-campus team that received the CU Next Award for their project, Data Advocacy for All. The $300,000 grant, received in May, will soon provide students with the opportunity to learn how...

Vaccine Early Adopter Beliefs and Behaviors the Subject of Kari Campeau’s Most Recent Studies

Sept. 8, 2022

Assistant Professor of English Kari Campeau recently published new findings from a study where she interviewed adult participants in phase three clinical trials for a Covid vaccine. The study aimed to understand participants' motivations and experiences related to clinical trial participation, as well as their conceptions of science and the...

English Alum Ahja Fox Named Poet Laureate of Aurora

Aug. 24, 2022

Aurora native Ahja Fox, English Department Creative Writing alum, was recently selected as the city's new Honorary Poet Laureate . She was selected out of six candidates after an extensive application process, which included a written application, in-person interview and performance of an original work. Fox was sworn in August...