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...

In Memoriam: Dr. Anthony Piccone, 1952-2014

Oct. 21, 2014

Dr. Anthony Piccone, a practicing anesthesiologist in Denver for over twenty years and 1978 alumnus of CU Denver's Biology BS program, served as a beacon to those struggling to achieve their med school dreams. He applied no less than six times before finally being accepted to the University of Colorado...

Math Honors Retirees with Conference

Oct. 21, 2014

On July 25-26, the department of Mathematical and Statistical Sciences hosted a conference on campus to honor three recent retirees: Bill Cherowitzo, Rich Lundgren, and Stan Payne—all of whom are now Professor Emeritus. The Rocky Mountain Conference on Graphs, Geometry, and Combinatorics was playfully deemed the CheLuPa Fest this year...

Sustainability in Berlin Program Kicks Off

Oct. 21, 2014

On September 12th, 9 CLAS students arrived in Berlin to participate in the inaugural semester of the Sustainability in Berlin Program led by Christoph Stefes, Associate Professor for Political Science. Spending 3 months in Germany’s capital, the 3 graduate and 6 undergraduate students will intern with organizations and think tanks...

Poli Sci Goes Behind-the-Scenes with GOP Superstars at the Western Conservative Summit

Oct. 21, 2014

A group from the CU Denver's Political Science Department received an exclusive behind-the scenes look at the inner workings of the political system at this year's Western Conservative Summit. Presented by the Centennial Institute , the Summit played host to some of the GOP's biggest names, like Governor Sarah Palin,...

APA Accreditation of the Clinical Health Psychology PhD Program Official

Oct. 21, 2014

Peter Kaplan, Professor and Chair of the Psychology Department, is proud to announce that the Clinical Health Psychology (CHP) PhD Program at CU Denver has officially received accreditation from the American Psychological Association. Kaplan thanks Kevin Masters, Professor and Program Director of CHP, for his skillful leadership of the CHP...

Pathways to Respecting American Indian Civil Rights Conference Educates

Oct. 21, 2014

Keynote speaker Billy Mills (Makata Taka Hela) addresses a crowd in the King Center. Co-sponsored by the CLAS Continuing and Professional Education Office , the American Indians Pathways Taskforce hosted a training and education conference to promote the civil rights of American Indians on the Auraria Campus July 14-15. Workshops...

NSF-Funded Mathematics Workshop for Graduate Students a Success

Oct. 21, 2014

The first Rocky Mountain Great Plains Graduate Research Workshop in Combinatorics (GRWC) was cohosted by CU Denver (with the University of Denver) from July 27 - August 9th, 2014. The workshop, co-organized by Michael Ferrara, Stephen Hartke and Florian Pfender from the Department of Mathematical and Statistical Science, brought together...

Biology Club Gives Back at Lowery Science Fair

Oct. 21, 2014

The CU Denver Biology Student Club participated in the first annual Lowry Science Fair on May 1, thanks to help from CU Succeed and the Integrative Biology Department. As part of its mission, the Biology Club focuses on working with local schools to make sure students are able to have...

In Memoriam: Dr. John G. (Jack) Weihaupt, 1930-2014

Oct. 21, 2014

Dr. John G. (Jack) Weihaupt, came to the University of Colorado Denver in 1982 as Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs. After completing his term in that office, he worked in his home department (Geography and Environmental Sciences) as Professor of Geology until his retirement in 2007. Jack, a graduate of...

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