Spotlight

James Walsh's Research on Irish Immigration in Leadville Celebrated at Two Events

Sept. 21, 2023

James Walsh, Clinical Teaching Track Assistant Professor in Political Science, has done significant research on Irish immigrants in Leadville, which was celebrated in two events. The first event, which took place on Friday, September 15 at the Healy House in Leadville, was the opening of a new museum exhibit on...

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ORS Seed Grants and ORCA New Grants for Faculty

Aug. 30, 2023

The CLAS Office of Research and Creative Activities (ORCA) has two new grant programs that are currently accepting applications from faculty: First, is a Presentation and Publication grant that provides up to $1,000 to assist with sharing completed (or near-completed) research and creative work with other scholars via conference presentation...

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Congratulations to the New Leadership for CLAS Staff Council

Aug. 30, 2023

For the 2023-2024 Accadmic Year leadership for CLAS Staff Council will be: Michelle Médal (Chair) Kristen Salsbury (Vice-Chair) Maria Rase (Treasurer) Anne Beard (Secretary) Visit the CLAS Staff Council website to learn more about who we are and how we might support you: https://clas.ucdenver.edu/staff-council/

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Candice Shelby Addressing Domestic and International Audiences Over the Summer

Aug. 30, 2023

Candice Shelby, Professor of Philosophy, presented a paper, "Use of Psychedelics in Healing Fragmented Consciousness" for the Society for Philosophy in the Contemporary World, in Fresno, CA, on July 28. This conference promotes interaction among philosophers in all styles and areas of Philosophy. While at that conference, she also delivered...

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Best Book Award for Katy Mohrman

Aug. 30, 2023

Ethnic Studies Clinical Teaching Track Associate Professor Katy Mohrman’s book Exceptionally Queer: Mormon Peculiarity and U.S. Nationalism (2022), published with University of Minnesota Press, was recently awarded the Best Book Award by the Mormon History Association . In the book, Mohrman offers a powerful rethinking of Mormonism and its place...

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David Hildebrand investigates the Ethics of A.I. and Datafication in Education

Aug. 30, 2023

David Hildebrand, Philosophy Professor, will present on the ethics of data and A.I. at two conferences this September. In Helsinki, Finland he presents “Autonomy and Ethics in an Age of Algorithmic A.I” at the University of Helsinki and “Algorithms, A.I. and Data in Education: New Promises and Core Values” at...

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Xiaofei Gao Named 2023 Luce/ACLS Early Career Fellow in China Studies

Aug. 30, 2023

Xiaofei Gao, Assistant Professor of History, has been awarded a 2023 Luce/ACLS Early Career Fellowship in China Studies . This program is made possible by a major grant from the Henry Luce Foundation , and is administered by the American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS), the leading representative of American...

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Chloe East on SNAP Work Requirements

July 26, 2023

Chloe N. East, Assistant Professor in Economics, has a working paper out that is very relevant to debates related to work requirements for SNAP, The Effect of Means-Tested Transfers on Work: Evidence from Quasi-Randomly Assigned SNAP Caseworkers .

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MARC Alum Tanja Kovačević Explains Her Work at NIF Laser Facility

July 26, 2023

Honors ACS Certified BS in Chemistry 2020 Alum, current PhD Candidate in Planetary Science at UC Berkeley, and NSF GRFP Fellow Tanja Kovačević was recently featured in a Vox video profiling the National Ignition Facility explaining her work on the giant laser being used to replicate a planet’s core.

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Tony Robinson Continues to Publish on Korean Studies

July 26, 2023

Political Science Associate Professor Tony Robinson’s second book on Korean studies to come out in the last year, A Flying Dragon , is the only English-language biography of the founding King of Korea’s 500-year Choson dynasty. The book was recently highlighted by Hankyoreh , one of Korea’s leading newspapers. His...

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