Alum Erik Lucero publishes on quantum supremacy

Nov. 5, 2019

Erik Lucero, BS 2005 with dual degrees in Physics and Electrical Engineering, is a co-author on recently published research in Nature that demonstrates quantum supremacy with a 53-qubit computer . After graduation, Lucero studied with John Martinis at the University of California Santa Barbara, and received his Ph.D. there. He...

Christopher Beekman’s new book Migrations in Late Mesoamerica

Nov. 5, 2019

Bringing the often-neglected topic of migration to the forefront of ancient Mesoamerican studies, Migrations in Late Mesoamerica (University Press of Florida, Gainesville) uses an illuminating multidisciplinary approach to address the role of population movements in Mexico and Central America from AD 500 to 1500, the tumultuous centuries before European contact...

The LYNX UP Faculty and Staff Challenge is on: October 30, 2019 – February 14, 2020

Nov. 5, 2019

The LYNX UP Challenge is an annual, friendly competition for CU Denver faculty and staff to further support our students' success by investing in scholarships. This year the campus is divided into four teams, named after four of the 14ers in Colorado. CLAS is on Team Quandary with the Office...

Communication faculty honored by ACCS

Nov. 5, 2019

Stephen Hartnett, Patrick Dodge, and Lisa Keranen from the Communication Department have been named recipients of this year's Xiao Award for Outstanding Rhetorical Research from the Association for Chinese Communication Studies (ACCS). This award honors the strongest published article in the area of China-related rhetorical studies from the past two...

Martin Huber interpretation of aether’s relation to dark matter informs art exhibit

Oct. 23, 2019

Physics Professor Martin E. Huber was asked to contribute a quote to the latest exhibit at the Clyfford Still Museum – "Still: Elemental" – relating his work to the classical Greek elements of earth, water, air, fire and aether. Prior to the exhibit opening, Huber was interviewed as a local...

jimi adams discusses his new book on the podcast New Books in Sociology

Oct. 23, 2019

In his new book Gathering Social Network Data (Sage, 2019), Director of the Undergraduate Major in Public Health and Associate Professor of Health and Behavioral Sciences, jimi adams focuses on the principles necessary for gathering social network data. On this episode of the podcast New Books in Sociology (a Channel...

New Coursera class on Queering Identities open to CU Community

Oct. 23, 2019

The University of Colorado system is currently piloting a partnership with Coursera to promote innovation, encourage discovery, and support the extension of knowledge in ways unique to the state of Colorado and beyond. As part of this pilot program, Jacob McWilliams, Director of the Women and Gender Center, and K...

Amy Wachholtz receives a NIH – HEAL Grant award

Oct. 10, 2019

Amy Wachholtz, Clinical Health Psychology Director and Associate Professor of Psychology, recently received a NIH – HEAL Initiative Grant award. Wachholtz is co-PI on the project: Enhancing Exercise and Psychotherapy to Treat Comorbid Addiction and Pain for Improving Adherence to Medication Assisted Treatment in Opioid Use Disorders . This research...

Kate Hayes receives GRIN award

Oct. 10, 2019

Kate Hayes, PhD student Integrated Biology, was recently awarded a GRIN (Graduate Research Innovation Grant ) to expand her work focusing on vegetation succession (and in particular how changes in the post-fire communities alter flammability, testing the overall strength of negative feedback associated with the transition to deciduous species in...

Peter Anthamatten receives NCGE award

Oct. 10, 2019

Peter Anthamatten, Associate Professor and Chair of the Department of Geography and Environmental Sciences, and his co-authors are a 2019 recipient of the Journal of Geography Award from the National Council for Geographic Education for, “Giant Maps as Pedagogical Tools for Teaching Geography and Mathematics.” The paper was chosen as...

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