English Alum Ahja Fox Named Poet Laureate of Aurora

Aug. 24, 2022

Aurora native Ahja Fox, English Department Creative Writing alum, was recently selected as the city's new Honorary Poet Laureate . She was selected out of six candidates after an extensive application process, which included a written application, in-person interview and performance of an original work. Fox was sworn in August...

CLAS Alums Among 2022 Top 25 Most Powerful Women in Business

Aug. 24, 2022

The Colorado Women’s Chamber of Commerce recently celebrated the annual list of the Top 25 Most Powerful Women in Business and two CLAS alumni were in the ranks. Lorena Zimmer MA ’00 in Anthropology, now at Denver Health; and Adrienne Mansanares BA’02 Political Science, now working at Planned Parenthood of...

Volunteer at New Student Orientation

July 14, 2022

The Orientation Office is gearing up for the first on-campus orientation sessions in three years. The related Student Success Days will focus on social engagement and student resources, and during these conference style events students will select workshops to attend. This is where you come in. We need campus volunteers...

David Hildebrand Keynote on Technology and Democratic Education in Switzerland

July 14, 2022

In June, Professor of Philosophy David Hildebrand presented an invited, sponsored keynote entitled “Democratic Habits and the Challenges of Information Technologies” at the conference “Democratic Education Revisited” at the University of St. Gallen, Switzerland. His paper argued that new, algorithmic and “big data” technologies are tracking and changing the nature...

Troy Butler Costal Hazards Research Awarded $375,400 by the NSF

July 14, 2022

Mathematical and Statistical Sciences Associate Professor Troy Butler was recently awarded $375,400 by the National Science Foundation for the project, " Advancing the Data-to-Distribution Pipeline for Scalable Data-Consistent Inversion to Quantify Uncertainties in Coastal Hazards ” Coastal hazards are a persistent threat to citizenry, industry, and governments worldwide. Of particular...

2022 DMRSEF Announces Four International Award Winners

July 14, 2022

The CoorsTek Denver Metro Regional Science and Engineering Fair (DMRSEF) completed their 2022 season by sending five students to the International Science and Engineering Fair (ISEF) in Atlanta, GA. Aditi Avinash - Rock Canyon High School, Highlands Ranch, CO - Douglas County SD Wilson Moyer - Lakewood High School, Lakewood,...

Arma Veirana 2022 Summer Session Team Arrives in Italy, Follow Their Progress In Real Time

July 14, 2022

For four weeks, graduate students from CU Denver will be analyzing faunal material from the Arma Veirana caves site in Italy , blogging about the experience , and posting videos to YouTube . The group is led by Anthropology Associate Professor Jamie Hodgkins and Associate Professor in the Department of...

CU Denver’s Learning Assistant Program Celebrates 10th Anniversary

July 14, 2022

This spring, the CU Denver Learning Assistant (LA) Program celebrated its 10th Anniversary of supporting STEM student success . The LA Program was started in spring 2012 by Laurel Hartley, Associate Professor of Integrative Biology, and Robert (Bud) Talbot, Associate Professor of STEM education in the School of Education &...

Dani Slabaugh Rreceives Graduate School Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Award

July 6, 2022

Dani Slabaugh, current student in the Geography, Planning, and Design PhD program, is the recipient of the Graduate School 2022 Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Award .This award goes to a current graduate student or student organization who has made significant contributions to improving the climate of diversity, equity and inclusion...

Gabriel Zamosc Essay on Nahua Philosophy Receives Honorable Mention

June 16, 2022

Associate Professor of Philosophy Gabriel Zamosc recently published a piece on Nahua philosophy in the American Philosophy Association (APA) Hispanic Newsletter . His essay is a 2021 APA Essay Prize Honorable Mention titled, “Reconsidering the Epistemological Problematic of Nahua Philosophy.”