East Receives Prestigious W. E. Upjohn Award

April 13, 2017

Assistant Professor of Economics, Chloe East has received an Early Career Award from the W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research. This prestigious award is given to junior faculty for policy-related research on labor market issues. East's research examines the effects of the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program ("Food Stamps") on adults'...

Allen Taking on Exciting New Roles

March 30, 2017

Casey D. Allen , Associate Professor in the Department of Geography and Environmental Sciences, was selected in a national search as the new Editor for The Geographical Bulletin , the scholarly journal published by Gamma Theta Upsilon – the International Geography Honor Society. First published in 1970 and producing two...

Hodgkins Mentoring Future Anthropologists

March 30, 2017

Assistant Professor of Anthropology Jamie Hodgkins has been working diligently with the Anthropology and Experimental Prehistory Club. Under Jamie Hodgins’s tutelage, some of the students were just at the Denver Waldorf school lecturing to students about anthropology. Another member has been doing experimental work using stone tools to butcher goats...

Horton Staying Very Busy This Semester

March 30, 2017

Associate Professor of Anthropology Sarah Horton has a new co-authored piece out: "Immigrant Labor, Food Politics: A Dialogue Between Four Authors of Recent Books on the Food System" in Gastronomica . She delivered an invited lecture, "Ghost Workers: The Labor Implications of Governing Immigration through Crime," at Rollins College in...

Otanez on Digital Storytelling and Workers Rights

March 30, 2017

Marty Otañez , Associate Professor of Anthropology, has published "Digital Storytelling: Using First-Person Videos about Food in Research and Advocacy," in Food Health: Nutrition, Technology and Public Health , editors Janet Chrzan and John Brett, Berghahn Books. Also, in March Otañez presented "Bioethics in Cannabis Research and Creative Work" at...

Cruce speaks with Chancellor at Confluence Conference

March 16, 2017

On March 10, at the Confluence Conference (a day-long series presenting the best student papers produced in the past year at the Community College of Aurora), Micaela Cruce , a History Junior who transferred from CCA this past Fall, spoke alongside Chancellor Horrell.

Hartnett and Keranen presenting and publishing

March 16, 2017

On March 3, Stephen J. Hartnett , Professor of Communication, and Lisa Keranen , Associate Professor and Chair of Communication, led an 8-hour workshop for 50 participants in the Roaring Forks Leadership Program, in Basalt, CO. Under the header of "Civic Engagement and Community Leadership," Hartnett and Keranen divided the...

Thomas speaks at International Women's Day Global Seminar

March 16, 2017

Deb Thomas , Professor and Chair and of Geography and Environmental Sciences, spoke at an International Women's Day 2017 Global Women's Seminar: Innovations in Global Health panel (sponsored by Joanne Posner-Mayer, on behalf of The Posner Center for International Development and Amanda Coslor) on March 8, at the Denver Art...

GES Announces William M. Rodgers Memorial Scholarship Winners

March 2, 2017

Geography and Environmental Sciences is proud to announce awarding two students with their William M. Rodgers Memorial Scholarship for Spring 2017. Annually, Geography and Environmental Sciences (GES) awards a scholarship to a junior or senior geography major. This year, GES gave out two scholarship awards in the amount $1,000.00 each...

Narrowe receives NSF DDIG

March 2, 2017

Adrienne Narrowe , PhD student in Integrative and Systems Biology in the lab of Assistant Professor Chris Miller, was recently awarded a National Science Foundation Doctoral Dissertation Improvement Grant (NSF DDIG). The DDIG funds additional research for a year that extends Narrowe’s PhD research beyond the original scope of her...