E-Nouncements go bi-weekly

May 22, 2020

The weekly E-Nouncement newsletter will be going Bi-Weekly after this issue. The next issue will be sent out on June 5th and then every other Friday until August 14 . Please keep sending Jacki news and/or announcements to be included in the upcoming editions. Stay Safe and Well and enjoy...

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Celebrating the Class of 2020 Virtual Spring Commencement Ceremony

May 15, 2020

Faculty and staff are invited to join the upcoming online celebration. On Saturday, May 16, 2020 at 9:00 a.m., CU Denver will be launching the virtual spring commencement ceremony. Degrees will be conferred, remarks will be presented by University Leadership, and student names will be read. Watching The Ceremony Each...

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Matthew Mitchell chooses Harvard Medical School

May 15, 2020

Matthew Mitchell , a student worker in Dr. Chris Phiel’s lab, has chosen to attend Harvard Medical School in the fall of 2020. Matthew received letters of acceptance from several institutions including, The Mayo Clinic, University of Colorado, University of Pittsburg, Creighton University, University of Minnesota, and the MD/PhD program...

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...

IB Students Receive CLAS Outstanding Student Awards

May 14, 2020

The Department would like to recognize and congratulate the following studenst for being awarded the CLAS Outstanding Student awards for Outstanding Bachelor of Science Spring 2020, Outstanding Master of Science Spring 2020, and Outstanding Doctoral Student Fall 2019. Outstanding Bachelor of Science Spring 2020 Shaely Folger (Integrative Biology) Throughout her...

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Integrative Biology M.S. and Ph.D. Graduates

May 8, 2020

It is the Department’s great pleasure announce our M.S. and Ph.D. students who successfully defended their thesis and will be graduating this semester. Congratulations on achieving your goals and for all your hard work. Our best wishes for every success in your future endeavors! Dr. Lamya’a Dawud – March 30th,...

2020 Spring Seminar Series

May 8, 2020

The 2020 Spring Semester Seminars and Graduate Student Seminars have drawn to a close for the semester. The Department would like to thank all the speakers who shared their presentations with our students and faculty especially in light of this unusual semester of Zoom and remote meetings! Thank you to...