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Graduating Senior Tiffany Gentry receives Alice Eastwood Scholarship

Jan. 20, 2021

Tiffany Gentry (Senior, Biology) has been awarded an Alice Eastwood Scholarship from the Colorado Native Plant Society. The scholarship, which was established by Professor Emeritus Leo P Bruederle, commemorates the early career of Alice Eastwood in Denver (1879-1892) who, as a self-trained botanist became an important contributor to a better...

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2021 Spring Seminar Series - Dr. Jane Stewart

Dr. Jane Stewart Assistant Professor, Plant Pathology, Agricultural Biology Colorado State University WHEN: Jan. 29, 2021 at Noon WHERE: Seminar will be presented via Zoom Please complete the RSVP FORM to receive the Zoom Meeting link. Characterizing genetic and phenotypic diversity and spread of an invasive pathogen as climates change...

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Dr. Diana Tomback Interviewed for Jackson Hole News & Guide: Lifeline dangled for Y’stone whitebark pine and WIRED: A Bold Plan to Save the Last Whitebark Pines

Lifeline dangled for Y’stone whitebark pine Jacksonhole News & Guide Seedlings that are rust-resistant are source of hope for struggling conifer. University of Colorado-Denver professor Diana Tomback, a former longtime director of the Whitebark Pine Ecosystem Foundation, has been engaged in creating a U.S. Forest Service-led national restoration plan that...

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Dr. Brian Buma recently coauthored a Tamm Review: Does salvage logging mitigate subsequent forest disturbances?

Jan. 4, 2021

Dr. Brian Buma, Assistant Professor with CU Denver Integrative Biology, recently coauthored a Tamm Review on the effects of salvage logging in forests around the world. Tamm reviews are an invited, high-profile series of reviews on rapidly changing topics of interest worldwide. Salvage logging is when disturbed forests, like post-fire...

Dr. Mike Wunder's Lab Members publish in Ecology and Evolution

Dec. 23, 2020

Dr. Michael Wunder and Scott Yanco , PhD candidate in the Wunder lab, recently co-authored a publication in the journal Ecology and Evolution entitled “Evidence of post-breeding prospecting in a long-distance migrant”. This work showed evidence of prospecting (wherein birds search for and evaluate the quality of habitat) during the...

Professor Emeritus, Leo Bruederle advises Audrey Dignan Spencer for her first published chapter of her thesis

Dec. 21, 2020

Audrey Dignan Spencer (MSES, 2019) recently published the first chapter of her thesis research in the Journal of the Torrey Botanical Society . Therein, she and thesis research advisor Professor Emeritus Leo P Bruederle describe geographical variation for a taxonomically important morphological trait that has long confused North American botanists...

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Dr. Tomback's Whitebark Pine research and support of the reintroduction of wolves to Colorado get positive recognition

Dec. 17, 2020

The many years of Dr. Diana Tomback’s whitebark pine research got some recognition on December 2nd, when the whitebark pine was selected for possible protection under the Endangered Species Act. If the proposal is approved, whitebark pine would become listed as a “threatened” species under the ESA. Interest ran high...

Integrative Biology Alumni, Kelsie Faulds, co-recipient of CU Make It Matter Award for 2020 Fall

Congratulations to Kelsey Faulds, Integrative Biology alumni, for her envolvement with the “Make4Covid” organization, the First Place award winner in the Make It Matter Awards for 2020 Fall. Make It Matter Award 1st Place Winner: Make4Covid Make4Covid, Andrew Henderson, Lauren Hebert, Dan Griner, Kelsie Faulds, and Kate Goodman. A social...

Lynx Mobile Food Pantry

The Lynx Mobile Food Pantry will be distributing pre-made boxes of food & supplies to the CU Denver community. Tuesday, Dec. 8 | 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM Distribution site: Auraria Campus Walnut Parking Lot Tuesday, Dec. 22 | 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM Distribution site: Lowery Campus 1070 Alton...

Virtual 2020 Fall Commencement, Dec 12

Celebrating the Class of 2020 Virtual Fall Commencement Ceremony Saturday, December 12 10:00 a.m. Please review the information below for details about the celebration this Saturday. Watching The Ceremony The direct links to the ceremony video will be posted on the commencement website the morning of December 12. Graduates will...

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