Reminder: this semester's CLAS grant and award deadlines

Sept. 12, 2019

Outstanding Graduating Doctoral and Master’s Student Award, Due Friday, October 11, to Kathleen Bollard . Diversity and Inclusion Initiatives Fund Award , Due Friday, October 11, at 5 pm. Dissemination Grants , Due Friday, October 11, at 5 pm.

National History Day in Colorado cover story in the fall SRMA newsletter

Sept. 10, 2019

Highlighting the achievements of National History Day in Colorado (NHDC), administered in the History Department, the fall Society of Rocky Mountain Archivists (SRMA) newsletter will educate members about the 24,000 students across the state who participate in NHDC each year. The fall issue also highlights NHDC teacher workshop trainings, research...

Greg Cronin continues with the Interdisciplinary Environmental Association and his decolonization scholarship in Haiti

Sept. 10, 2019

Associate Professor Greg Cronin, Applied Ecologist in the Department of Integrative Biology, co-organized (with Spiritual Leader Miguel Saguethe, a Taino Behik) a special session "Decolonization: Healing the Spirit, Mind, and Land" at the International Interdisciplinary Conference on the Environment over the summer. Cronin was elected Vice President of the Interdisciplinary...

Reminder: this semester’s CU system award and grant deadlines

Sept. 10, 2019

Award nominations are due Monday, Oct 28, 5:00 pm. Grants applications are due Friday, Nov, 8, 5:00 pm. The Chase Faculty Community Service Award provides $10,000 to a full-time University of Colorado faculty member who, in addition to his or her university responsibilities, has, pro bono, provided exceptional...

Christina Ebben receives Fulbright award

Sept. 10, 2019

Christina Ebben, Graduate student in the Department of Mathematical and Statistical Sceinces, was recently informed that she will be receiving a Fulbright US Student Program award to Brazil. Ebben will conduct research at the University of Campinas as part of a project to apply optimization methods to improve the Molecular...

Minsun Ji selected as the DAAPIC 2019 Mayor’s Diversity Award honoree

Sept. 10, 2019

The Denver Asian American Pacific Islander Commission Mayor’s Diversity Award is given to recognize leadership in advancing social justice work. Minsun Ji is the Political Science department’s Director of the Center for New Directions in Politics and Public Policy. Minsun was selected this year for her work as a labor...

Haoxiang Liu continues receiving awards for cinematography

Sept. 10, 2019

Haoxiang “Edward” Liu (BA, Communication 2016, and Puksta Fellow) has now received four international awards for his cinematography for the short film Your Smile, shot in Beijing in 2018. Most recently, Haoxiang received the 2019 Around International Film Festival (ARFF) Barcelona Best Cinematography Award . Haoxiang has already received...

Dean’s Office collecting donations for local students in need

Sept. 10, 2019

At Altura Elementary School in Aurora, many students come from struggling families that experience food and housing insecurity. The administrators at Altura are teaming up with Bright Horizons Learning Center at Fitzsimons on the CU Anschutz Medical Campus to collect backpacks and easily made food supplies. You can help by...

Ronica Rooks receives Fulbright Canada Award

Aug. 29, 2019

Ronica Rooks, Associate Professor in the Department of Health and Behavioral Sciences, recently received a prestigious Fulbright Canada Award. Rooks will spend the spring 2020 semester at McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada, where she will conduct research alongside other experts on aging. Rooks’ project will look at the links...

Sandra Quinn presents at AACRAO conference

Aug. 27, 2019

Sandra Quinn, CLAS Degree Audit and Transfer Credit Coordinator, was a presenter, together with Camden Farmer, Assistant Registrar, at the American Association of College Registrars and Admissions Officers (AACRAO) 2019 Technology and Transfer Conference in Las Vegas on July 14. Quinn and Farmer’s presentation, “It’s a Matter of Trust: Building...

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