MARC U-STAR students recognized at national conference

Jan. 14, 2019

Three MARC U-STAR (Maximizing Access to Research Careers Undergraduate Student Training in Academic Research - an institutional training grant from the National Institute on General Medical Sciences) Scholars were awarded top honors for their neuroscience research at the 2018 SACNAS National Diversity in STEM conference in San Antonio, TX. Aleezah...

Charlesworth receives NIH funding for new research

Sept. 6, 2018

Amanda Charlesworth, Associate Professor in the Department of Integrative Biology, received an R15 award from National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, National Institutes of Health for 3 years to study "Maternal control of zygotic genome activation by the RNA-binding proteins, Zar1 and Zar2". After fertilization, the embryo does...

Announcing the EURēCA! Fellows Program

June 21, 2018

The EURēCA! Fellows Program is being piloted in 2018 with the support of the Office of the Provost and administration by the Office of Research Services with support from the Experiential Learning Center. This is a highly competitive grants-in-aid program that provides a small number of CU Denver undergraduates from...

Introduction to the Council on Undergraduate Research

June 21, 2018

The mission of The Council on Undergraduate Research (CUR) is to support and promote high-quality undergraduate student-faculty collaborative research and scholarship in all disciplines, including the social sciences, arts, and humanities. Individual members receive numerous benefits, including an electronic subscription to the CUR Quarterly ; access to information on funding...

Sykes and Labiak win 2018 Michael Gorniak Prize

June 21, 2018

Creative Writing has announced the winners of the 2018 Michael Gorniak Prize: LaTecia Sykes and Larysa Labiak. Both will receive stipends for AY 2018-19 to further their studies and honor their contributions to creative writing and community service here at CU Denver.

Boyd Recieves GES Scholarship

April 12, 2018

Geography and Environmental Sciences is proud to announce Tristan Boyd has been selected as the Rodgers Undergraduate Geography Major Research Opportunity Scholarship recipient for this spring 2018; he has been awarded $750.00.

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...

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,...

Chemistry students and faculty present research at ACS RMR conference

Nov. 16, 2017

Eleven CU-Denver students and Chemistry faculty mentors presented their research on a variety of topics, including DNA modification, cell signaling, and chemistry education, at the 2017 American Chemical Society Rocky Mountain Regional Meeting in Loveland, Colorado, October 25-28. Masters students Kirubel Tekletsadik and Nara Chon, postdoctoral scholar Chun-Hung Wang, and...

MARC program proud to announce travel grants to SACNAS

Sept. 21, 2017

The CU Denver Maximizing Access to Research Careers (MARC) Program had an amazing 6 students earn travel scholarships to present their scientific research at the 2017 SACNAS National Diversity in STEM conference in Salt Lake City, Utah in October: Odalis Castro is a Public Health major working in Clyde Wright's...