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Members of Wunder and Hartley Labs Publish in Royal Society Open Science

June 10, 2020

Scott Yanco, Andrew McDevitt, Mike Wunder and Laurel Hartley, in collaboration with Clive Trueman of the University of Southampton, recently published a review in the journal Royal Society Open Science : “A modern method of multiple working hypotheses to improve inference in ecology”. One-hundred and thirty years ago Thomas Chamberlin...

Brian Buma and Lukasz Pawlik publish a review article

May 15, 2020

Brian Buma and Lukasz Pawlik of Poland (a CU Denver visiting scholar with Buma, in summer 2019), published a review article on how the evolution of trees may have impacted the terrain and climate of the Devonian period, a timeframe with mass extinctions and swings of climate. Several other Polish...

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The National Science Foundation recently awarded $500,000 to launch the new Arctic Migration Research Coordination Network

May 15, 2020

Brian Buma is a member of the steering committee for the new NSF sponsored Trans-Arctic networking program. Arctic port cities are witnessing increased maritime traffic; rural villages are facing displacement; and species are shifting their ranges north. These new mobilities present both challenges and opportunities for the North, but a...

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Laurel Hartley receives the University of Colorado President’s Teaching Scholar award (Campus Award)

May 15, 2020

Laurel Hartley (Integrative Biology) Associate Professor of Integrative Biology Laurel Hartley was recently given the honor of being designated a University of Colorado President’s Teaching Scholar . She joins a prestigious group of more than 50 active Scholars from all four campuses. Dr. Hartley has a deep interest in improving...

2020 Faculty Excellence Awardees

May 15, 2020

The corona virus couldn’t stop CU Denver from recognizing the 2020 Faculty Awards recipients! On April 20, provost and executive vice chancellor for Academic and Student Affairs, Roderick Nairn, PhD emailed the CU Denver Community announcing this year’s awardees! Congratulations go out to the Integrative Biology awardees for the following...

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Diana Tomback interviewed in The Daily Sentinel

March 13, 2020

Moffat County wolves open up a new pack of issues. “It’s built into their social system to avoid mating with relatives, so they would not form a mated pair,” University of Colorado-Denver Professor Diana Tomback said of the sibling wolves. “The perpetuation of this pack is going to depend on...

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Brian Buma publishes article in Earth Surfaces Processes and Landforms

Feb. 28, 2020

Landslides kill thousands each year, mainly in developing countries but also along the coasts and in mountainous areas of the United States. However we know fairly little about what controls their runout and impacts. The work here is highly interdisciplinary, linking forest ecology with geomorphologists - we linked forest biomass,...

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Brian Buma's interview on Fox 31 News

Feb. 28, 2020

CU Denver study examines how long before wildfires could burn same terrain again. Fox 31 News interviews Dr. Brian Buma , Assistant Professor, with the Dept. of Integrative Biology, about the possibilities of wildfires buring the same turrain over and over. You can watch the full interview here .

Brian Buma has new publication

Feb. 26, 2020

Landslides kill thousands each year, mainly in developing countries but also along the coasts and in mountainous areas of the United States. However we know fairly little about what controls their runout and impacts. The work here is highly interdisciplinary, linking forest ecology with geomorphologists - we linked forest biomass,...

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Research Interdisciplinary Exchange

Feb. 21, 2020

Sustainable Cities: Urbanization and the Environment Thursday, March 12 * Student Commons Room 1401 * 11:00am to 12:30pm * Lunch Served * Featuring: Dr. Dale Stahl, Dr. Alan Vajda and Dr. Christy Briles ** Dale Stahl, Assistant Professor of History Can infrastructure make a nation? The history of environmental engineering...

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