Hartley and Bruederle host CURE Mobile Institute

June 21, 2018

Course-based Undergraduate Research Experiences, or CUREs, are designed to integrate a research project into a science laboratory course, thereby providing a large number of students in introductory courses with a research experience. Laurel Hartley, Associate Professor of Integrative Biology, and Leo P. Bruederle, Professor of Integrative Biology, co-hosted one of...

Pansing featured in Fire Science newsletter

June 21, 2018

Integrated Biology PhD student and GRIN fellowship recipient Libby Pansing’s doctoral research (working with PI and advisor Professor Diana Tomback), Effects of climate change and climate-altered fire regimes on whitebark pine populations , was featured in the Firescience.gov newsletter May 4.

Tomback hosts Rocky Mountain Wolf Project

May 11, 2018

Diana F. Tomback, Professor in the Department of Integrative Biology, hosted The Rocky Mountain Wolf Project ’s semi-annual all-coalition meeting on campus May 7th. Tomback is on the Science Advisory Board of this coalition whose mission is outreach and education about the ecological importance of the gray wolf, as well...

Catala and Herr receive GRFPs

April 12, 2018

Alexis Dennise Catala, Integrated Biology, and Vincent Craig Herr, Mathematical and Statistical Sciences, have been selected to receive a 2018 National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP) Fellowship .

Additional CLAS Graduate program ranks in US News & World Report

April 12, 2018

Last week we announced the rankings of the Department of Integrative Biology (#98) and Department of Mathematical & Statistical Sciences ranked (#117 and #83) but failed to include our Clinical Health Psychology program, which was ranked 87th nationally. Congratulations!

Le publishes on multicultural science education

April 12, 2018

Paul T. Le, PhD Candidate in the Department of Integrative Biology, recently published Towards a truer multicultural science education: how whiteness impacts science education in Cultural Studies of Science Education with co-author Cheryl Matias from the School of Education and Human Development.

College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Graduate programs rank in US News & World Report

March 29, 2018

On March 19, the US News & World Report announced its yearly rankings of graduate programs and the Department of Integrative Biology ranked #98, and the Department of Mathematical & Statistical Sciences ranked # 117 in Mathematics and #83 in Statistics. Congratulations!

CLAS certificate in Environmental Stewardship of Indigenous Lands (ESIL) gets boost from more NSF Funding

March 15, 2018

A recent NSF S-STEM award (to PI David Mays in Civil Engineering) will provide scholarships (up to $10,000 per year for up to 5 years) for Indigenous students to receive their BS from CU Denver in biology, GES, or civil engineering concurrent with their completion of the new CLAS certificate...

Mastin publishes on plant systematics and evolution

Dec. 14, 2017

Jared Mastin , Integrated Biology BS 2013, and MS 2017, recently published “Evidence for genetic allopolyploidy in Eutrema edwardsii (Brassicaceae): implications for conservation” in the international journal Plant Systematics and Evolution . The paper, which is co-authored by Leo P. Bruederle (Associate Professor of Integrative Biology) and Peter Anthamatten (Associate...

Sanders takes second in ESA competition

Dec. 14, 2017

Erin Sanders, Psychology BA 2012, and current MS Integrated Biology student, received second place in the 2017 Student Competition for the Presidents Prize from the Entomological Society of America.