Knopf Pre-Doctoral Fellowship Announced

May 5, 2015

A new four year pre-doctoral fellowship has been established in the Department of Integrative Biology by Dr. Fritz L. Knopf, mentor and faculty advisor to Associate Professor Michael Wunder. After a long and varied career in large-scale avian research, Knopf retired as a Senior Scientist from the USGS Biological Resources...

CLAS Well Represented at 40 Under 40

May 5, 2015

A quarter of this year's Denver Business Journal "Forty Under 40" class represent the University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus, making a strong statement about how our graduates go on to successful careers while also giving back to the community. The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences proudly...

History and Political Science bring General James Mattis to campus

May 5, 2015

The History and Political Science departments worked together to bring General James Mattis to campus on Tuesday, February 17th. General Mattis, a retired United States Marine Corps general who last served as the 11th commander of United States Central Command, met with students for Q & A sessions, tours, and...

CU Denver and GES Hosted the Colorado Geographic Bee

May 5, 2015

During spring break, William Jacob (Jake) Hofgard, a seventh grader from Louisville Middle School, took top honors at the 2015 Colorado state-level Geographic Bee held at the University of Colorado Denver. One hundred competitors in grades four through eight qualified for the state competition after winning contests in their schools...

Gary Stern: 1939-2014

Feb. 25, 2015

Former University of Colorado at Denver Psychology Professor Gary S. Stern died Dec. 31, 2014, at his home in Littleton, CO. Gary was born in 1939 in the Bronx in New York City, to Miklos and Irene Stern. He received his BA in Spanish from New York University, his MA...

Geography has success at Regional AAG Meeting

Feb. 25, 2015

Geography and Environmental Sciences (GES) students attended a joint meeting of the Southwest and Great Plains-Rocky Mountain Divisions of the Association of American Geographers in Albuquerque, NM and did an exceptional job showing off their work. Undergraduate Student Poster Awards went to Issamar Pichardo and Jeannette Rodriguez (1st Place) for...

Don Quixote in the American West: A Fourth-Centenary Celebration

Feb. 25, 2015

Don Quixote will ride again in 2015! This time, he will not start his route in Spanish lands but will be shifted to the Western United States. From April 23-26th, The University of Colorado Denver and The University of Wyoming Laramie will host the celebration of the 400th anniversary of...

Economics dual degree ranks top 10 in the nation

Dec. 16, 2014

Ranking organization The Financial Engineer released its 2015 Financial Economics Rankings recently, and the Financial Economics dual degree offered by the Department of Economics and the Business School came in at number 8. The degree combines the quantitative skills of an MA in Economics with the practical applications of an...

Geography Creates STEM Connections with Local Elementary

Dec. 16, 2014

Associate Professor and Director of the MS Environmental Sciences Program Frederick Chambers and Senior Instructor Amanda Weaver of Geography and Environmental Sciences (GES) are now working on STEM initiatives with Prospect Valley Elementary, in Jefferson County. They initiated conversations with the school in early 2014, after a successful year of...

Geography students flying high

Dec. 16, 2014

On November 3, Geography students from Assistant Professor Christy Briles' Weather and Climate course (GEOG 3232) visited the wind tunnel at iFLY Denver, in Lone Tree, for a demonstration on the effects and power of Wind. The STEM educator, Sara, at iFLY provided a detailed explanation on the design and...

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