Research on El Niño Impacts for Cholera Rates by Ivan J. Ramírez

Jan. 20, 2022

Assistant Professor of Health and Behavioral Sciences Ivan Ramirez recently published “ Deconstructing the spatial effects of El Niño and vulnerability on cholera rates in Peru: Wavelet and GIS Analyses ” in Spatial and Spatio-temporal Epidemiology . This retrospective research yields new insights about epidemic cholera during the 1990s in...

New NEA Award for Wayne Miller

Jan. 20, 2022

English Professor Wayne Miller received a $10,000 National Endowment for the Arts Translation Fellowship to support his collaborative translation of the short story collection Sellers Of Chaos by the Albanian writer Moikom Zeqo.

Alum Vance Harris Publishes First Research

Jan. 20, 2022

Vance Harris, Geography and Environmental Sciences 2020 alum, had his first research publication in the journal Frontiers in Forests and Global Change , “ Small-Area Estimation for the USDA Forest Service, National Woodland Owner Survey: Creating a Fine-Scale Land Cover and Ownership Layer to Support County-Level Population Estimates concerning utilizing...

Mitch Handelsman wins APA Award

Jan. 20, 2022

Professor of Psychology and CU President’s Teaching Scholar Mitch Handelsman won the 2021 Ethics Educator Award from the American Psychological Association Ethics Committee. The award recognizes "outstanding contributions to ethics education and psychology."

ESIL Program in Alliance to Increase Native American Participation in STEM Careers

Jan. 20, 2022

The Environmental Stewardship of Indigenous Lands (ESIL) Certificate Program has joined the Native Food, Energy and Water Systems (FEWS) Alliance with the shared vision to build a highly skilled Native American Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) and to address insufficient access in Indigenous communities. The Native FEWS Alliance strives...

URCA is Seeking Faculty Mentors for EURēCA! Students for Spring

Dec. 9, 2021

The Office of Undergraduate Research & Creative Activities (URCA) is soliciting proposals from faculty members interested in mentoring a EURēCA! Student Assistant this Spring. EURēCA! Student Assistant is an introductory program that leverages federal-work study dollars and grant funds to provide entry-level salary support to undergraduates new to the research...

Modern Languages Launches a Certificate in Spanish for the Healthcare Professions

Dec. 9, 2021

The Undergraduate Certificate in Spanish for the Healthcare Professions seeks to facilitate effective communication between healthcare professionals and their Spanish speaking patients and clients. To enhance mutual understanding, which is of critical importance within a healthcare setting, students will learn to speak, comprehend, read, and write in Spanish (with a...

New Book from Brian Buma an Atlas of a Changing Climate

Dec. 9, 2021

Brian Buma, Associate Professor and Graduate Program Director of Integrative Biology, has a new book out on the basics of environmental science, ecology, and climate change: The Atlas of a Changing Climate . Over half imagery from National Geographic, satellites, historical documents, and data artists, the book takes a basic...

GES Announces William M. Rodgers Undergraduate Geography Major Scholarship Winners

Nov. 25, 2021

Geography and Environmental Sciences is very proud to announce the winners of the 2021 William M. Rodgers Undergraduate Geography Major Scholarships. $1,000 Scholarship Award Winners Ismaiel Elsayed Elizabeth Kuhn Valley Lopez $500 Scholarship Award Winners Jenna Griboski Allyson Olson Rayah Woodcock

Three Questions for Philosophy Guest Speaker Robert Talisse

Nov. 25, 2021

Robert Talisse, a Vanderbilt University philosophy professor who specializes in democracy, spoke at the University of Colorado Denver recently about his most recent book, “Sustaining Democracy: What We Owe to the Other Side.” It’s a follow up to his 2019 book, “Overdoing Democracy: Why We Must Put Politics in its...

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