UHL Students Step-up to Serve DPS Students

May 6, 2014

This semester, University Honors and Leadership (UHL) students Pratibha Anand, Anna Astashchanka, Adam Blair, Mirissa Price and Miriam Sarwana established a partnership Denver Public Schools to establish a new initiative: Crafting Yourself . The program engages middle school students in an after-school creative environment that demonstrates and cultivates the importance...

ICB Club Honored Heritage with Event

May 6, 2014

In honor of Chinese New Year, on February 18 th the CU Denver Intercultural Club Beijing (ICB Club) hosted an impressive banquet for Chinese students who are away from home, and for friends and faculty members who enjoy learning about traditional Chinese culture. The celebration coincided with the annual Lantern...

Philosophy Event Takes Humans to Court

May 6, 2014

On February 20, the Philosophy Department, with the support of the Office of Student Life, the Philosophy Club, and Auraria Students for the Humane Treatment of Animals, hosted a talk by Professors Katharine Loevy (Pacific University) and Richard McGregor (Vanderbilt University) on the 10th century Islamic text The Case of...

Political Science event on Ukraine now on YouTube

May 6, 2014

The political science department has posted video from its March 5 event, " War in the Ukraine? Political, Legal and Cultural Perspectives ." The event featured two CU Denver political science faculty, associate professor Christof Stefes and assistant professor Betcy Jose , speaking about the political and legal side of...

CLAS Alumni Among DBJ's Top 40 Under 40

May 6, 2014

This year's Denver Business Journal "40 Under 40 Award" winner list included two CLAS alumni: Kelli Kelly (BA ’98 Communication) current diversity and outreach manager for Parsons Corporation, and Sabrina D’Agosta (MA’03 Political Science) current policy and communications unit director for the Colorado Department of Personnel & Administration. Selected from...

CLAS Sponsored Destination Imagination

May 6, 2014

Destination Imagination contests happen in the spring all around Colorado and the Nation–with students in grades K-12 competing in categories as diverse as improvisation, technology, fine arts and service learning. These contests culminate in a fun and educational Colorado State Contest, this year on April 12, where over 5,000 people...

Political Science part of grant-winning international research consortium

Feb. 18, 2014

Members of the Political Science Department are part of an international research network that has recently won a generous grant from the German Leibniz Foundation for collaborative research uniting academic institutions in America and in Europe. Faculty members Christoph Stefes and Betcy Jose will soon start to collaborate with colleagues...

Geography and Environmental Science students contribute to conservation of Costa Rican forests

Feb. 18, 2014

During the fall semester of 2013, twelve students from Geography and the Master of Science in Environmental Science volunteered to process historical aerial photos of the forests in the south of Costa Rica. Under the direction of associate professor Rafael Moreno, students scanned, digitally enhanced and then geo-referenced photos from...

CLAS students win the Presidential Scholar Award

Feb. 18, 2014

Rothvitou Long from Cambodia, an economics major, and Shiva Norouzi from Iran, a biology major, have won this years' Presidential Scholar Award. The award was developed by former University of Colorado Denver President, Hank Brown, to identify and recognize outstanding students in the freshman class. Award recipients receive $2,500 toward...

Graduation Ceremony for Auraria Housekeepers

Feb. 18, 2014

On December 10, 2013, the Department of Modern Languages along with their student interns, faculty sponsor Professor Andrés Lema-Hincapié, and family and friends celebrated the graduation of twenty Auraria Housekeepers from a new program. The housekeepers successfully participated in a pilot project designed to improve their literacy in computing basics...

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