UCDALI Non-Tenure Track Faculty Professional Development Grants

June 15, 2017

The CU Denver Association of Lecturers and Instructors (UCDALI) is pleased to announce the recipients of the University of Colorado Denver CLAS Non-Tenure Track Faculty Professional Development grants for spring 2017, selected from a pool of impressive candidates. Masoud Asidi-Zeybadadi and Richard Geyer , Department of Physics, will continue work...

Communication in China Celebrates Another Great Year

June 15, 2017

The ICB Communication Department celebrated with its largest-ever end of year banquet (75+ attendees) and Lambda Pi Eta Honor Society Induction ceremony, now in its 10th year. Many of the honors students (and others) are headed off to elite graduate schools next year—including NYU, Leeds, Kyoto, USC, and CUC. Students...

Physics Hosts Florence High School

June 15, 2017

On May 8, the Physics Department hosted a group of ten students and two teachers from Florence High School (Florence, Colorado). The event started with a 90 minute session on the applications of calculus to solving physics problems, then Professor Martin Huber gave the group a tour of his laboratory...

Beer Headed to MacDowell Colony

June 15, 2017

English Associate Professor Nicky Beer has been awarded a fellowship for residency at the highly prestigious MacDowell Colony in Peterborough, NH. MacDowell has been referred to by the New York Times as the "gold standard" of colonies for artists—only about 30 people from across many artistic disciplines are housed at...

Fitzhugh Receives COEDIT Grant

June 15, 2017

Will Fitzhugh, Physics BS and Masters of Integrated Science (MIS) alum, current Harvard PhD student, and founder of American Nanotechnologies, Inc., has received a highly selective proof-of-concept grant from the Colorado Office of Economic Development and International Trade (OEDIT) . Fitzhugh’s proposal (for single walled carbon nanotube purification) was one...

Miller Won the Colorado Book Award

June 15, 2017

Associate Professor of Creative Writing Wayne Miller’s book Post- recently won the 2017 Colorado Book Award in Poetry.

Zaidins Outstanding Mentor of the Year

June 15, 2017

At the Community Resources Appreciation Breakfast on May 12, Physics Chair Clyde Zaidins received the Outstanding Mentor of the Year Award from Community Resources, Inc. (which coordinates the volunteer activities for Denver Public Schools) for his work with high school students through the Academic Mentors Project.

Hodgkins new paper on Neandertals

May 12, 2017

Assistant Professor in the Department of Anthropology Jamie Hodgkins ’ latest papers is now available online in the Journal of Human Evolution , “Climate-mediated shifts in Neandertal subsistence behaviors at Pech de l'Azé IV and Roc de Marsal (Dordogne Valley, France).” Neandertals are our closest fossil relatives, but they went...

Lippert new research on E-Cigarettes

May 12, 2017

A new study from Adam Lippert , Assistant Professor in the Department of Sociology, and published in the journal Health and Place, found that certain school environments have an impact on electronic cigarette use among teenagers. Lippert’s research showed that students attending schools where e-cigarette use was very common were...

Martinez new book on the way

May 12, 2017

Donna Martinez , Professor of Ethnic Studies, has a new book in-press, Urban Indians: Reclaiming Native Space (Praeger, August 31, 2016).

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