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Accolades for Drs. Jones & Anchordoquy

Jan. 28, 2020

The CU News newsletter ran an article in their January 13 th edition congratulating CU Denver on it’s 74 th Birthday. To celebrate students, faculty and staff were asked to share what they loved most about the university and what a nice surprise it was to read a couple of...

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John Swallow publishes reviewed commentary

Jan. 28, 2020

John G. Swallow, Professor and Chair Department of Integrative Biology, recently had an invited peer-reviewed commentary published in the Journal of Experimental Biology . “The stalk-eyed fly as a model for aggression – is there a conserved role for 5-HT between vertebrates and invertebrates?” represents a synthesis of the PhD...

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Brian Buma has manuscript accepted on IOPscience website

Jan. 20, 2020

Wildland fire reburning trends across the US West suggest only short-term negative feedback and differing climatic effects Brian Buma 1 , Shelby Weiss 2 , Katherine Hayes 3 and Melissa Lucash 2 Accepted Manuscript online 16 January 2020 • © 2019 The Author(s). Published by IOP Publishing Ltd Abstract Wildfires...

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Diana Tomback and Michael Robinson interviewed for Newsweek article

Jan. 10, 2020

“A pack of wolves has been spotted in Colorado for the first time in over 70 years, Park Officials say” Dr. Diana Tomback (Professor, CU Denver Integrative Biology) and Michael Robinson (Center for Biological Diversity) were interviewed by Newsweek Magazine for the January 9, 2020 issue about the apparent return...

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Brian Buma's work featured in a piece related to the Tongass National Forest

Dec. 19, 2019

Brian Buma's work was featured in a piece related to the Tongass National Forest, the largest National Forest in the country. The work was featured as part of a carbon impact analysis of the proposed opening of formerly roadless areas to logging.

CU Denver Integrative Biology faculty, alumni and students get involved with Urban Wildlife Information Network and CU Boulder Center for Sustainable Landscapes and Communities.

Dec. 12, 2019

Four times a year, CU Denver General Biology II laboratory students help collect and identify photo data from 40 wildlife trap cameras in the Denver metro area. These data are contributed to the Urban Wildlife Information Network. Dr. Laurel Hartley , (Associate Professor with CU Denver Integrative Biology) and Chelsea...

Brian Buma weighs in on local fire dynamics and Alaskan logging

Nov. 1, 2019

From an article appearing in Dean's Notes , Oct. 23, 2019 “Logging not only reduces the forest’s ability to store carbon and the number of trees, it disrupts the soil badly,” Brian Buma, Integrative Biology Assistant Professor, recently told VICE News in a conversation about Alaska. He also recently spoke...

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Integrative Biology hosts Mr. Mike Phillips

Oct. 25, 2019

The Department of Integrative Biology and Dr. Diana Tomback were excited to host a Meet & Greet on Wednesday, Oct. 23 rd for Mr. Mike Phillips, Director of the Turner Endangered Species Fund and Author of The Wolves of Yellowstone . Mr. Phillips was also the guest lecturer for the...

Brian Buma, Keynote Speaker at European Geosciences Union

Oct. 21, 2019

Brian Buma was an invited keynote speaker at the European Geosciences Union Galileo series conference , held in October 2019 in Kathmandu, Nepal. His talk, entitled "Do plants matter?", was related to the massive occurrence of landslides in the region, which kill hundreds to thousands each year and dramatically alter...

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Dr. Diana Tomback hosts graduate class from Western Colorado University to discuss restoration of wolves to Colorado

Sept. 20, 2019

On 9/18, Diana Tomback of Integrative Biology hosted Professor Jessica Young and her graduate class from Western Colorado University in the Masters in Environmental Management/Global Sustainability program. The requested topic for presentation and discussion was restoration of wolves to Colorado. The class meeting was part of a multi-day tour of...