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Information and Administrative Systems Survey - Please Contribute by May 1

March 29, 2023

At the last Staff and Faculty Forum, concerns were raised with the operation of information and administrative systems on campus. In an effort to address these challenges Sulastri Carr in Philosophy, Lisa Keränen in Communications, and Keith Guzik in Sociology put together a brief survey to collect staff and faculty...

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National History Day in Colorado Hosted VIP Reception for the Colorado Women’s Hall of Fame

March 16, 2023

This week, National History Day in Colorado (NHDC) hosted a VIP reception for Colorado Women's Hall of Fame where Chancellor Marks gave the opening remarks. In addition to sponsoring, people assocaited with NHDC played a vital role in writing curriculum that was unveiled at the event.

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Professional Development Scholarships for Staff

March 16, 2023

CU Denver | Anschutz Staff Council is offering scholarships to university staff seeking professional development opportunities. Staff may request up to $300 to cover the cost of trainings or events that contribute to their professional development, whether offered by CU or an external institution, before June 1. Click here to submit a request .

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Diana Tomback and Students Speak at Colorado Wildlife Commission Meeting

March 16, 2023

Integrative Biology Professor Diana Tomback, along with Summer Merrell and Chariss Thexton (Biology undergraduate independent study students in the Tomback Forest Ecology Lab), attended the February Colorado Wildlife Commission meeting, at the Adams County Fairgrounds. This meeting was the last opportunity for public comment on the Draft Colorado Wolf Restoration...

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Nominate Staff Now for the CU Denver Staff Inclusive Excellence Award or CLAS Outstanding Staff Recognition Awards

March 2, 2023

The CLAS Staff Council invites your nominations for outstanding staff in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences (CLAS) to be recognized for excellence in service and engagement on behalf of the college in the categories listed below. You can find the nomination form and read the details of the...

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Andrea Velasquez the Neubauer Collegium for Culture and Society

March 2, 2023

Assistant Professor of Economics Andrea Velasquez is a 2023-2024 awardee of The University of Chicago’s Neubauer Collegium for Culture and Society . Each year, this award is given to a diverse range of interdisciplinary faculty research projects that address critical issues. The Neubauer Collegium is committed to the idea that...

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Student Michelle Rich Participated in Recent National Humanities Center Institute

March 2, 2023

Last Month Michelle Rich, Graduate student in History and Social Studies Teacher at East High School, had the opportunity to participate in the National Humanities Center’s More than a Slogan: Understanding the Historical Context of Black Lives Matter . This weeklong institute situated the Black Lives Matter movement in the...

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Lisa Keränen Gives Inaugural Symposium Lecture in Paris

March 2, 2023

Lisa Keränen, Associate Professor and Chair of Communication, gave the inaugural lecture at Biocriticism 2023-Through the Microscope , a symposium organized at the Sorbonne Nouvelle in Paris. Her talk was entitled “Biocriticism as Inventional Practice: The Case of Global Health Security.” Other speakers in the series include Frédérique Aït-Touati, who...

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Troy Butler Receives CU Denver OER Champion Award

March 2, 2023

Associate Professor of Mathematical and Sciences Troy Butler is the University of Colorado Denver recipient of the 22-23 Open Educational Resources (OER) Champion Award . This award recognizes significant achievements of faculty, staff, and students in expanding the use of open educational resources. Butler is being commended for his considerable...

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Research on Psilocybin ('Magic Mushrooms') Use Among BIPOC (Black, Indigenous and Other People of Color) and Low-Income Individuals in Colorado Looking for Participants

Feb. 16, 2023

Criteria for participation: 21-75 years of age Have used psilocybin within the past 12 months Self-identify as BIPOC or a member of a marginalized community who is unable or uninterested to pay for a psilocybin-assisted therapy session (that costs between $200 and $1,500 in Colorado) Complete 1 videotaped interview (e.g.,...

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