Alum Fights Denver Crime with Data

Nov. 24, 2015

Finding the Perfect Vocation Meant Expanding his Job Description If you watch the television version of crime-solving (on any number of network dramas, any night of the week) a very clear picture emerges of how crime analysts utilize data to help solve and stop crime. In a fictionalized world, where...

The Economics of Maternal Stress, Why Studying the Super Bowl Simplifies the Equation

Sept. 29, 2015

Mansour and other CU Economists Use Large Datasets to Isolate an Important Variable in Infant Health Outcomes Hani Mansour, Associate Professor in the Department of Economics, understands why his research topics surprise people. He says, "It always surprises non-economists that economists are interested in topics like infant health and stress...

Romero Theater Troupe Turns Ten and Receives a National Human and Civil Rights Award

May 5, 2015

Born in a CU Denver Classroom, James Walsh's Passion Project Fulfils a Calling Jim Walsh (photo courtesy of Kevin Cox Photography) It's been more than a decade since Political Science Instructor Jim Walsh transformed his lecture hall into a theater, bringing history to life for thousands of CU Denver students...

How GES and the Facility for Advanced Spatial Technology Are Moving CLAS into the Future

Feb. 25, 2015

Geospatial thinking, the future of GIS, and interdisciplinary geographical pursuits at CU Denver John Wyckoff, CLAS Associate Dean and Professor of Geography & Environmental Sciences There are fields of study where methods have changed so drastically in the span of a single human lifetime that questions once thought impossible to...

William Mundo will be the Type of Doctor the World Needs More Of

Dec. 16, 2014

From a young age, William Mundo knew he wanted to help and heal people. William watched his father administer care and advice to others in his community, believing when he was young that his father was a doctor. It wasn't until William was much older that he discovered his father...

Psychology PhD Program Makes Experiential Learning Meaningful for Students

Oct. 21, 2014

Psychology students and faculty after a recent departmental Research Symposium on campus, where the CHP program's accreditation was celebrated. A certain type of educational ecosystem supports a successful Clinical Health Psychology PhD program. Having received an initial seven-year accreditation from the American Psychological Association (the most extended accreditation possible) just...

CLAS Office of Lifelong Learning and Outreach to Make a Difference in the Community

May 6, 2014

Levine-Clark spearheads new efforts and refocuses old ones This year, CLAS Associate Professor of History Marjorie Levine-Clark took over as Associate Dean for Planning and Initiatives. She felt strongly that "and Diversity" should be added to the end of her title, because fostering the College's strategic priorities around diversity and...

Wunder Explores Boundaries of Migration Research and Discovers New Territories

Feb. 18, 2014

Assistant Professor of Integrated Biology Michael Wunder in South Park. Living creatures store chemical signatures in tissue that create a record of where they have been and what they have been up to, and those who know how to read these signals can snoop into an individual's past and predict...

The Learning Enhancement Taskforce

Oct. 8, 2013

Bringing Value Back to Liberal Arts and Sciences Education Jeff Franklin presenting LET information at the 2013 Undergraduate Experiences Symposium on October 4th The Liberal Arts and Sciences model of education is such an integral part of academia that few professors or students—much less anyone beyond their college years—have thought...

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