Tyson and Shelby Looking for Assistance at APA Annual Conference

Feb. 2, 2023

The American Philosophy Association (APA) Central Meeting is coming to Denver on March 23-25, 2023. Denver Philosophy Department Chair Sarah Tyson and Professor Candice Shelby will be participating and inviting students to come to take part in their symposiums by listening to their moderated discussions or others discussing a variety...

Copper Nickel Now a Top Ten Ranked Literary Journal

Feb. 2, 2023

There are about 700 regularly publishing literary journals in America—and each year a writer and blogger named Clifford Garstang ranks them based on how often work from their pages is reprinted in the prestigious annual Pushcart Prize Anthology. Since the Copper Nickel was relaunched it has been climbing Garstang's rankings,...

CLAS Faculty Proud Recipients of Recent NEH Grants

Feb. 2, 2023

Assistant Professor of History Rachel Gross, Clinical Associate Professor of History Cameron Blevins and Associate Professor of English Michelle Comstock all recently won a National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) grant to pursue a digital walking tour and curriculum project related to Auraria's history. Recovering Auraria’s Past: Building a Digital...

Alum Alejandro Lucero Publishes Poetry Chapbook

Jan. 19, 2023

Alejandro Lucero, who just graduated in December with a degree in English–Creative Writing, has had his poetry chapbook, Sapello Son , accepted for publication by Bull City Press , a nationally renowned poetry press out of Durham, North Carolina. A "chapbook" is a poetry collection roughly one third to one...

Mathematical and Statistical Sciences Student Drew Horton Won OR/MS Tomorrow Contest

Jan. 19, 2023

Drew Horton won first prize for the recent OR/MS Tomorrow mini poster competition . His poster is titled, ``The Impact of Considering Equity in Optimization for Urban Planning.” This equity related research was advised by Emily Speakman. The OR/MS Tomorrow mini poster competition, supported by the Seth Bonder Foundation, seeks...

Theo Edmonds Named to Americans for the Arts Board of Directors

Jan. 19, 2023

This month, Americans for the Arts welcomed Theo Edmonds, Directing Co-Founder of the Imaginator Academy and Research Associate Professor in the Masters of Humanities and Social Sciences, to its board of directors. Edmonds is a Culture Futurist™ and innovator with 25 years of senior-level strategic national and international leadership experience...

Philosophy Department Looking for Student Volunteers

Jan. 19, 2023

The Society for the Advancement of American Philosophy (SAAP) will be holding its annual conference this year in Denver, from March 9 th - March 11, 2023, and the Philosophy Department at CU Denver is looking for students to participate and volunteer at the conference. Interested parties can contact the...

Wayne Miller Poem Featured on the US Poet Laureate’s Podcast

Dec. 13, 2022

Professor, Chair of English, and Editor of Copper Nickel, Wayne Miller, recently had his poem " Parable of Childhood" featured as the "encore" on the podcast The Slowdown , hosted by US Poet Laureate Ada Limón (episode 559).

Philosophy Sponsored Ethics Bowl Team is Back

Dec. 13, 2022

The CU Denver Ethics Bowl team is rebuilding after a two-year hiatus brought on by COVID. The team competed on November 12, against sixteen teams in the region, and our students acquitted themselves admirably. Ethics Bowl debate is a civil, nuanced discussion by teams prepared to take a position on...

Congratulations to Outstanding Students Selected for Fall 2022 Awards

Dec. 13, 2022

The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences selected the following students for the Fall 2022 Outstanding Awards: Yusura Ali, BA Anthropology Christian Olivencia, BS Psychology Marisa Westbrook, PhD Health and Behavioral Science Chantelle Wilkerson, MA Political Science Zoe Erkenbeck, MS Integrative Biology

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