Communication faculty collaborated on new book

Aug. 24, 2017

The Department of Communication’s Professor Stephen Hartnett, Associate Professor and Chair Lisa Keranen, and (past ICB Instructor) Donovan Conley published their edited scholarly book Imagining China: Rhetorics of Nationalism in an Age of Globalization (2017, Michigan State University Press). Imagining China explores how U.S. and Chinese officials, scholars, and activists...

Otanez un-conferencing and producing resources for classrooms

Aug. 24, 2017

In July 2017, Marty Otanez, Associate Professor in Anthropology, participated in a working group on ethics at Untold- An Un-Conference about Digital Storytelling at University of East London, England. Otanez, with funds from CU Online, also produced the video series Hopped Up Anthropology . Themes of the videos cover sexting...

Physics Student Club Continues to be Recognized

Aug. 18, 2017

The CU Denver Society of Physics Students (SPS) Chapter has won the Blake Lilly Prize for their outreach work with the Boys and Girls Club of America . Recognizing SPS chapters and individuals who make a genuine effort to positively influence the attitudes of school children and the general public...

Berry’s New Book on the Modern Veto

Aug. 18, 2017

In The Modern Legislative Veto , published in July by the University of Michigan Press, Michael J. Berry , Associate Professor of Political Science, uses a multimethod research design, incorporating quantitative and qualitative analyses, to examine the ways that Congress has used the legislative veto over the past 80 years...

Cummings Swims Cape Cod Bay

Aug. 18, 2017

On August 7, at 3:00am, Eliza Cummings , regular presenter and panelist in Political Science First-Year Honors and Leadership courses, became the eighth swimmer since 1968 to complete the 20-mile Plymouth to Provincetown open-water marathon swim across Cape Cod Bay. She finished in 9 hours and 37 minutes, beating the 2014 record of 9:43.

Donnelly’s New Book on Virgin Mary and Mary Magdalene

Aug. 18, 2017

Colleen Donnelly , Associate Professor of English, in June published the book The Marys of Medieval Drama: The Middle English Digby and N-Town in Translation (Sidetone Press).This volume contains modern translations of plays performed during the late Middle Ages in England about the lives of the Virgin Mary and Mary...

Langou Receives New NSF Grant

Aug. 18, 2017

Mathematical and Statistical Sciences Professor Julien Langou has been awarded a $300,000, two-year award, starting August 1, by the National Science Foundation for the project entitled, "SHF: EAGER: Developing General Techniques for Tightening Bounds of the Data-Movement Complexity of Large Scale Parallel Applications."

Reich publishes new book

July 21, 2017

Calling the Shots: Why Parents Reject Vaccine , by Jennifer A. Reich , Associate Professor of Sociology, was released last month by NYU Press. For or over a decade, Reich has been studying the phenomenon of vaccine refusal from the perspectives of parents who distrust vaccines and the corporations that...

Political science professor Tony Robinson

Robinson on Benghazi and Colorado Senate race

July 21, 2017

Tony Robinson, Professor and Chair of the Political Science Department, says Benghazi is an issue that will likely be brought up again. “It won’t be the final word on it,” Robinson said. “The Republicans will raise the issue throughout the debate and so will Trump. He will remind voters at...

Shelby travels from Italy to China

July 21, 2017

Candice L. Shelby , Associate Professor of Philosophy, presented "Memes: A Doctrine of Hogwash" at the Third Annual International Biocoding Conference in Urbino Italy, on May 25, and then discussed meaning and psychological development with grad students and faculty in Florence, Italy on May 30 and 31. In addition, Shelby...

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