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Candice Shelby Presents on Psychedelic-Assisted Psychotherapy

July 26, 2023

Philosophy Professor Candice Shelby presented a paper on June 9 entitled "Biological Coding in Psychedelic-Assisted Psychotherapy," at the Ninth International Code Biology Conference in Guimaraes, Portugal. This conference brought together an international collection of biologists, neuroscientists, mathematicians, and linguists to highlight the role of codes in biology, from the molecular...

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John Tinnell Publishing and Speaking on The Philosopher of Palo Alto

July 26, 2023

On May 25, the University of Chicago Press published Associate Professor of English John Tinnell’s new book, The Philosopher of Palo Alto : Mark Weiser, Xerox PARC, and the Original Internet of Things . In June, Tinnell delivered talks about his book at Stanford University, Books Inc., the Palo Alto...

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Diana Tomback Joins Fish & Wildlife Service Whitebark Pine Recovery Team

July 26, 2023

Diana F. Tomback, Professor in the Department of Integrative Biology, recently accepted a nomination to be one of a dozen people on the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service Whitebark Pine Recovery Team . Tomback is now on four working groups associated with this effort (Restoration, Nutcracker, Monitoring, Indigenous) and co-chair...

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Sara Branco Awarded $1.1M Educational Grant

May 11, 2023

Assistant Professor of Integrative Biology Sara Branco was recently awarded a $1,169,284 Department of Energy, Joint Genome Institute (JGI) Director’s Science Program grant entitled ‘ Myco-Ed: Mycological Curriculum for Education and Discovery’ . This multi-institution effort lead by the JGI and involving the Arizona Genomics Institute, CU Denver, CU Boulder,...

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Priscilla Burrows and Damian Dunford Host WSCEC

May 11, 2023

The annual Western States Chemical Education Conference was hosted April 22-23 by Priscilla Burrow and Damian Dunford, faculty in the Chemistry department. Students and faculty from 14 different colleges and universities participated in workshops, panel discussions, roundtables, and a poster session. Attendees discussed topics such as student motivation, ways to...

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Chloe East and Barton Willage Appointed NBER Faculty Research Fellows

April 27, 2023

Assistant Professors Chloe East and Barton Willage, from the Department of Economics, have been appointed Faculty Research Fellows at the National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER). East was selected for the Program on Children group, and Willage for the Health Economics group. The NBER is the leading nonprofit economic research...

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Diane Fritz Appointed President of the US Board of OpenStreetMap

April 27, 2023

Diane Fritz, Geospatial Data Scientist at the Auraria Library and instructor in the Department of Geography and Environmental Sciences, has worked for many years with Free and Open Source Software for Geospatial Applications (FOSS4G) applied to diverse physical and human geography topics. She has been on the OSM US advisory...

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Award-Winning Northeast Asia Panel Featured Xiaofei Gao

April 27, 2023

Xiaofei Gao, an Assistant Profession in History, was on the panel, " Labor and Knowledge Production in Modern Northeast Asia ," which won the Hilary Conroy Award at the Association of Asian Studies (AAS) annual conference in Boston, March 16-19, 2023. This award recognizes academic excellence in AAS Annual Conference...

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Diana Tomback Participates in "Hope and Restoration" Whitebark Pine Event

April 27, 2023

On March 22nd, American Forests hosted the screening of the video, Hope and Restoration , at the National Press Club in Washington DC, followed by a panel discussion. The purpose was to showcase the video on restoring whitebark pine, now a Threatened Species under the Endangered Species Act, which was...

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Political Science Student Needs Faculty Help with Capstone Project Survey

April 27, 2023

Lauren Studdard, a junior studying Political Science, is analyzing the intersection of views on free speech and political affiliation for her capstone project. In order to accurately study these intersections she created a faculty survey focused on the CU Denver campus community. She says, “This is something I have been...

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