New CU Faculty Guide gathers resources in convenient spot

Sept. 2, 2021

Faculty Council Communications Committee introduces compilation of information Ever wonder where to get a headshot, if you can access another campus’s library, what an APS is, or how to get media coverage of your research? The University of Colorado Faculty Council (CUFC) is excited to help you easily find those...

Dr. Diana Tomback interviewed by NWNews along with other researchers, botanists and "tree climbers" about saving whitebark pines

Aug. 10, 2021

“Pining for whitebarks: researchers work across the Northwest to save 'quintessential wilderness trees” NWNews| by Courtney Flatt Published July 29, 2021 Dr. Diana Tomback, Professor with the CU Denver Dept. of Integrative Biology was interviewed this summer, along with several other researchers, botanists, and tree climbers about their efforts to...

Kudos for Dr. Molly Neopkroeff

June 4, 2021

Senior Instructor, Dr. Molly Neopkroeff, received a very nice recognition from a former student, graduate, and future Biology Graduate student, Tiffany Gentry: "Dr. Swallow, My name is Tiffany Gentry and I am a 2021 biology major graduate. The purpose of my email is to inform you of the outstanding teaching...

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Brian Buma featured in National Geographic Magazine, June 2021 issue and also received grants to study Colorado wildfires.

June 4, 2021

Brian Buma's explorations and research in southern Cape Horn were featured in National Geographic Magazine (June 2021 issue) with a full article, highlighting the finding and documentation of the world's southernmost forest and southernmost trees. These forests grow on the inhospitable island of Isla Hornos, one of the top 10...

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Sara Branco earns NSF grant to study metal tolerance in symbiotic plant-fungal system

June 4, 2021

Evolutionary biologist Sara Branco , PhD, assistant professor in the Department of Integrative Biology at the University of Colorado Denver, received a nearly $800,000 grant from the National Science Foundation to study metal tolerance in a plant-fungal mutualistic system. She will team up with researchers from the University of Florida...

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Dr. Charles Ferguson receives the Mack Easton Distinguished Alumni Award

April 27, 2021

From Dishwasher to Doctoral Student: Professor Charlie Ferguson Receives Alumni Award There will always be brainy bookworms and virtuoso valedictorians. But that was not Charlie Ferguson . “I was a really, really, really bad student,” he admits. “Neither one of my parents graduated from high school. There was no way...

Alaskan Rainforests are Impacted by Rising Temperatures According to Research from Brian Buma

Dr. Brian Buma The northeast Pacific coastal temperate rainforest in southeast Alaska can store more than 1,000 tons of carbon per hectare in biomass and soil. Across this region, glaciers are disappearing faster than most other places on the planet, and winter snowfall is turning into winter rain. “This is...

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CU Denver’s Brian Buma joined researchers to evaluate the region’s ecosystem of 200-foot trees and deep soils

March 16, 2021

Dr. Brian Buma Climate Change Damaging North America’s Largest Temperate Rainforest, Harming Salmon New research released in Bioscience found that a remote region of North America’s largest temperate rainforest is experiencing changes to its ecosystem due to climate change. Brian Buma , a researcher and professor of integrative biology at...

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In Memoriam: Alan Priest Brockway, Professor Emeritus, Department of Integrative Biology, August 21, 1936 - July 16, 2020

Feb. 16, 2021

Dr. Alan Brockway and family It is with great sadness that my colleagues and I report the passing last summer of Professor Emeritus Alan P. Brockway, Ph.D. at the age of 83. News of Alan’s passing came to us through his longtime Denver friends Everett and Margaret Perkins. Alan and...

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“Five questions for Laurel Hartley President’s Teaching Scholar achieves student success on multiple fronts”

“The daughter of two teachers, young Laurel Hartley looked forward to annual summer trips with her parents to national parks across the country. Those opportunities led her to CU Denver, where she is an associate professor in the Department of Integrative Biology, and co-director of the STEM Learning Assistants Program...