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College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Graduate programs rank in US News & World Report

March 29, 2018

On March 19, the US News & World Report announced its yearly rankings of graduate programs and the Department of Integrative Biology ranked #98, and the Department of Mathematical & Statistical Sciences ranked # 117 in Mathematics and #83 in Statistics. Congratulations!

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Silverman named CU President's Teaching Scholar

March 29, 2018

Associate English Professor and Director of the Women’s and Gender Studies Program, Gillian Silverman has been awarded the distinction of CU President's Teaching Scholar. From Chancellor Hornell's announcement: "Your CU Denver colleagues join me in celebrating you and in thanking you for being such an inspirational example of excellence—to your...

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Hildebrand speaks on Pragmatism in Paris

March 29, 2018

David Hildebrand, Associate Profesor and Chair of Philosophy, is spending part of his sabbatical in Paris, where he is the "Invited Professor" this spring term at École Normale Supérieure Department of Philosophy in Paris. Between March 22 and April 21 he'll be offering a four-lecture series entitled "Pragmatism in Times...

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Otañez speaks at WCTOH in South Africa

March 29, 2018

In the first week of March, Associate Professor of Anthropology Marty Otañez was an invited speaker discussing digital youth storytelling at the Youth Pre-Conference Workshop at the 17th World Conference on Tobacco or Health (WCTOH) in Cape Town, South Africa. Also, he presented "A Labor Rights-Based Approach to Tobacco Control"...

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Hartmann publishes on Dark Tourism

March 15, 2018

Associate Professor C/T in Geography Rudi Hartmann is co-editor of The Palgrave Handbook of Dark Tourism Studies . The Handbook has 30 chapters including on U.S. memorials for the victims of massacres and violence, on slavery at Southern plantation museums, on seismic memorial sites in China and on tourism to...

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Reich's Book Wins Distinguished Scholarship Award

March 15, 2018

Sociology Professor Jennifer Reich's book Calling the Shots: Why Parents Reject Vaccines was overwhelmingly selected as the 2018 Winner of the Distinguished Scholarship Award by the Pacific Sociological Association. She will be honored at the Pacific Sociological Association’s 89th Annual Meetings/Conference at the end of the month in Long Beach,...

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Jose and Stefes publish on rise of Russian and Chinese regimes in international discourse

March 15, 2018

Betcy Jose and Christoph Stefes recently published a working paper titled, " Russian Norm Entrepreneurship in Crimea: Serious Contestation or Cheap Talk " with the German Institute of Global and Area Studies (GIGA) in Hamburg. In it, the authors explore how powerful autocratic regimes such as Russia and China have...

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CLAS certificate in Environmental Stewardship of Indigenous Lands (ESIL) gets boost from more NSF Funding

March 15, 2018

A recent NSF S-STEM award (to PI David Mays in Civil Engineering) will provide scholarships (up to $10,000 per year for up to 5 years) for Indigenous students to receive their BS from CU Denver in biology, GES, or civil engineering concurrent with their completion of the new CLAS certificate...

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ACUE Course in Effective Teaching Practice

March 15, 2018

In 2018-2019 the CU Denver Center for Faculty Development (CFD) is rolling out the ACUE Course in Effective Teaching Practice . This 25 module, online course will prepare college educators to use the research-based techniques shown to help students succeed. Benefits to faculty include: Earn a nationally recognized Certificate in...

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Important Grant Deadlines March 2

Feb. 15, 2018

CLAS Research Innovation Seed Program (CRISP) funds are designated specifically to promote innovative research and creative activities and encourage the submission of applications for externally funded research. CRISP funds are intended to provide seed money to fund studies used in grant proposals and to facilitate research and creative activities that...

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