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Matching Scholarship Funds Opportunity

Feb. 15, 2018

As a result of a grant from the Colorado Opportunity Scholarship Initiative (COSI) , the University of Colorado Denver has the opportunity to match $85,603 in scholarship gifts to benefit Colorado students. Scholarships will: Benefit Colorado students with demonstrated financial need. Be accompanied by wraparound services in the CU Denver...

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TRiO looking for Faculty Mentors

Feb. 15, 2018

Being a McNair faculty mentor means supervising an undergraduate who will participate in your research during the eight-week summer research and graduate school preparation program. The main focus of the Junior Year is the summer residential research component. Faculty and Scholars are matched according to common research interests. During Spring...

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Franklin's latest book explores the spiritual

Feb. 1, 2018

J. Jeffrey Franklin, Associate Vice Chancellor for Undergraduate Experiences and Professor of English, has published a new book, Spirit Matters: Occult Beliefs, Alternative Religions, and the Crisis of Faith in Victorian Britain (with Cornell University Press). This latest work explores the heterodox and unorthodox religions and spiritualities that arose in...

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Call for Applications: CLAS Diversity and Inclusion Initiatives Fund

Feb. 1, 2018

The DIIF is targeted to promote CLAS's strategic priority "to enhance diversity across the college and foster a culture of inclusion." The DIIF aims particularly to fund projects that encourage people to think about diversity and inclusion in meaningful ways and to make positive changes in CLAS and the broader...

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Learn Spanish in a relaxed, supportive atmosphere: the kitchen—where else?

Feb. 1, 2018

Cooking en Español: Tapas and Wine with Amigos del Sur creates a sabrosa opportunity for a Denver audience already aware of the value of the culinary arts and the Spanish language. Whether your Spanish is basic or advanced, with English translators at the ready everyone can appreciate the wonderfully rich...

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Cristina Sloan, Associate Director of Development for CLAS

Come meet Cristina Sloan

Jan. 18, 2018

Cristina L. Sloan, Associate Director of Development for the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences earned her BA at Tulane University in 2000 and her MA from Yale University in 2002. She then spent several years teaching and supporting development efforts at boarding and private schools on the east coast...

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Jaime takes first at Front Range Neuroscience Group annual meeting

Jan. 18, 2018

MARC U-STAR Scholar, Jennifer Jaime, a psychology major, won first place in the Undergraduate Poster Competition at Front Range Neuroscience Group annual meeting on December 6. Her poster entitled, "Neural circuits underlying acquisition and habituation of voluntary exercise," (with co-authors Margaret Tanner, Natalie Haddad, Mykola Ostrovskyy, Nicolette Moya, Megan Miner,...

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Fields to co-edit

Jan. 18, 2018

Sarah K. Fields, Communication Professor and Associate Dean, was recently named a co-editor of the Terry and Jan Todd Series on Physical Culture and Sports at the University of Texas Press .

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Laird publishes on self-made success

Jan. 18, 2018

Pam Laird, History, published " How business historians can save the world—from the fallacy of self-made success " in a special issue on narratives in the British journal Business History in November. The article tracks the history of the self-making concept from its original sense of community-serving self-improvement to its...

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Langou wins best paper award

Jan. 18, 2018

Chair and Professor of Mathematical and Statistical Science, Julien Langou's paper titled "Fast Parallel Randomized QR with Column Pivoting Algorithms for Reliable Low-rank Matrix Approximations," (with coauthors Jianwei Xiao and Ming Gu from UC Berkeley) won the best paper award of the 24th IEEE International Conference on High Performance Computing,...

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