Congratulations to CLAS Alum named to the DBJ 40 Under 40 2021 Class

April 15, 2021

Murphy F. Robinson, III (MA '15 in Political Science, New Directions Program), was recently named to the Denver Business Journal’s 40 Under 40 List for 2021 . Robinson is the Executive Director of the Department of Public Safety and the Deputy Mayor for the City and County of Denver. He...

Marty Otañez Opening Boulder Symposium and Organizing a Free, Virtual Colloquium this Month

April 15, 2021

CU Denver faculty, staff and students are invited to CU’s 2021 Cannabis and Psychedelic Symposium Saturday April 17, via Zoom . Associate Professor and Chair of Anthropology Marty Otañez, the opening plenary speaker, will present “Transformative Cannabis: Exploring Ways to Unite Cannabis Consumers, Weed Workers and Multi-State Operators.” The virtual...

Auraria Library's Diane Fritz a Valuable Resource for Geospatial Data, Analysis, and Community Building

April 1, 2021

Diane Fritz was recently promoted to the position of Geospatial Data Scientist, a position dedicated to helping the Auraria Library research community. Fritz received her B.S. in biochemistry from University of California, San Diego and her Ph.D. in earth sciences from the University of Colorado Boulder before entering the geospatial...

CLAS Staff Please Take this Brief Survey for the Dean

April 1, 2021

Dean Jansma reached out to the CLAS Staff Council with a request to obtain feedback from all staff regarding remote work and our return to campus in the fall. The Council created this short survey to collect your input , please take the time to respond by COB tomorrow, April...

Stephen Hartke Receives OER Award

March 18, 2021

Stephen Hartke, Professor of Mathematical and Statistical Sciences, recently received the annual University of Colorado Open Educational Resources Champion Award. This award recognizes significant achievements of CU faculty, staff, and students in expanding the use of open educational resources.

Bob Damrauer Moving to New Research Director Position within CLAS

March 18, 2021

Current Associate Vice Chancellor for Research and Creative Activities and Special Assistant to the Provost, Bob Damrauer will take on a new position next month in his home school, the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences. Damrauer will become the college’s director of collaborative research initiatives, where he will mentor...

New NIH Funding for High School STEM Teachers’ Summer Research at CU Denver

March 18, 2021

Chemistry Professors Scott Reed and Doris Kimbrough are excited to announce that the National Institute of Health has funded the Rocky Mountain Summer Research Education Experience (RMSREE), to begin summer 2021 on the University of Colorado Denver campus. All high school STEM teachers from the Front Range are eligible to...

CLAS’s New Syllabus Review Guide for Equity Now Available

March 18, 2021

The CLAS Council on Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion has an updated Syllabus Review Guide for Equity that they are encouraging all faculty to review here . The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences values and prioritizes equity, justice, and inclusive excellence in its teaching and learning mission. The purpose of...

Encourage Students to Run in the Student Government Association’s Upcoming Elections

March 4, 2021

In the current remote setting, the Student Government Association is asking for everyone’s help to get word out to students about upcoming elections. The SGA provides comprehensive training, paid leadership positions, and a flexible schedule of 7-15 hours per week (depending on the position). More information can be found at...

Rosa Parks Annual Diversity Award Nomination Deadline Approaching Mar 12

March 4, 2021

In honor of Rosa Parks' legacy as a champion for Civil Rights, CU Denver’s Center for Identity & Inclusion is pleased to solicit nominations for the 16th Annual Rosa Parks Diversity Award . Presented annually, this award recognizes one faculty, staff, student, and community member/organization who helped enhance diversity, promote...

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