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'...

Jacobson Organized Workshop to Improve Future Math Academics

April 13, 2017

Earlier this month, Michael S. Jacobson , Professor and Interim Chair of Mathematical and Statistical Science, co-organized and co-led a national workshop on “The Professional Preparation for Future Faculty in the Mathematical Sciences” in Arlington Virginia at the National Science Foundation. The workshop attracted participants from across the United States...

Lippert Receives Funding for Food Insecurity Research

April 13, 2017

With funding from a newly awarded R03 grant from the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, Assistant Professor of Sociology Adam Lippert will be studying food insecurity and food acquisition strategies among homeless and precariously housed children and their families. He will conduct this project...

Sullivan Publishes Groundbreaking Research on Eviction Policy

April 13, 2017

Sociology Assistant Professor Esther Sullivan 's comparative ethnographic analysis of state regulation and housing insecurity has been published as the lead article in the top sociology journal, American Sociological Review (Vol. 82(2), pp. 243-269). This piece, which ASR referred to as "ground-breaking," examines outcomes of state policies meant to manage...

Physics Be a Scientist Day Wins Award

April 13, 2017

“Be a Scientist Day,” a new initiative from the CU Denver Society of Physics Students chapter has been selected as a 2016-17 Future Faces of Physics Award winner. The Future Faces of Physics Award is aimed at supporting projects designed to promote physics across cultures, and is designed to promote...

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.