EURēCA! Student Travel Awards Announced

Jan. 14, 2019

Lindsey Hamilton, the Director of Undergraduate Research and Creative Activities, is proud to announce the winners of the 2018-2019 Education through Undergraduate Research and Creative Activities (EURēCA!) Student Travel Award. This competitive award provided up to $1500 for CU Denver undergraduates to attend a conference, meeting, or workshop to disseminate...

Noel and Zaidins speak at Triple Nine Society Conference

Sept. 6, 2018

This past weekend, CLAS was well represented at the Triple Nine Society Conference in Denver at the Brown Palace. History Professor Tom Noel presented Denver: Mining to Metropolis , a lighthearted overview of the ups and downs of the Mile High City from the 1858-59 Gold Rush to today. And...

Chemistry and Physics Student Clubs recognized

Dec. 14, 2017

The Chemistry Club has been recognized as a Student Chapter Honorable Mention Award Recipient for the 2016-2017academic year by the American Chemical Society . And for a second year in a row, the Society of Physics Students & Sigma Pi Sigma (through the American Institute of Physics) named the CU...

Physics Student Club Continues to be Recognized

Aug. 18, 2017

The CU Denver Society of Physics Students (SPS) Chapter has won the Blake Lilly Prize for their outreach work with the Boys and Girls Club of America . Recognizing SPS chapters and individuals who make a genuine effort to positively influence the attitudes of school children and the general public...

UCDALI Non-Tenure Track Faculty Professional Development Grants

June 15, 2017

The CU Denver Association of Lecturers and Instructors (UCDALI) is pleased to announce the recipients of the University of Colorado Denver CLAS Non-Tenure Track Faculty Professional Development grants for spring 2017, selected from a pool of impressive candidates. Masoud Asidi-Zeybadadi and Richard Geyer , Department of Physics, will continue...

Physics Hosts Florence High School

June 15, 2017

On May 8, the Physics Department hosted a group of ten students and two teachers from Florence High School (Florence, Colorado). The event started with a 90 minute session on the applications of calculus to solving physics problems, then Professor Martin Huber gave the group a tour of his laboratory...

Fitzhugh Receives COEDIT Grant

June 15, 2017

Will Fitzhugh, Physics BS and Masters of Integrated Science (MIS) alum, current Harvard PhD student, and founder of American Nanotechnologies, Inc., has received a highly selective proof-of-concept grant from the Colorado Office of Economic Development and International Trade (OEDIT) . Fitzhugh’s proposal (for single walled carbon nanotube purification) was one...

Zaidins Outstanding Mentor of the Year

June 15, 2017

At the Community Resources Appreciation Breakfast on May 12, Physics Chair Clyde Zaidins received the Outstanding Mentor of the Year Award from Community Resources, Inc. (which coordinates the volunteer activities for Denver Public Schools) for his work with high school students through the Academic Mentors Project.

Physics Be a Scientist Day Wins Award

April 13, 2017

“Be a Scientist Day,” a new initiative from the CU Denver Society of Physics Students chapter has been selected as a 2016-17 Future Faces of Physics Award winner. The Future Faces of Physics Award is aimed at supporting projects designed to promote physics across cultures, and is designed to promote...

Physics SPS Named Outstanding Chapter

Jan. 19, 2017

The CU Denver Society of Physics Students (SPS) chapter has been named a 20I5-16 SPS Outstanding Chapter. This highest level of distinction is given to less than 10% of SPS chapters, 61 of 781 chapters around the world this year. Congratulations to the SPS Students and Kristopher Bunker , Sponsor...