Lippert research ties poverty and obesity

May 10, 2016

A new study from Adam Lippert, Assistant Professor of Sociology, finds that adolescents who grow up and consistently live in poor neighborhoods are more likely to become or remain obese in adulthood than their peers who live in more affluent areas. These patterns are more pronounced for young women. The...

Masters on making happiness

May 10, 2016

"The one thing we think we know for sure is that people aren't very good at predicting what will make them happy," says Kevin S. Masters, Professor and Program Director of Clinical Health Psychology. Along with Dana Steidtmann (clinical psychologist with the University of Colorado Denver Medical School) Masters sites...

Wunder on the old "pitch hits bird" probability question

May 10, 2016

Speaking on the anniversary of Hall of Fame pitcher Randy Johnson hitting a bird with a pitch back in 2001, Michael Wunder, Associate Professor of Integrative Biology, did the math: "There are 30 teams, so about 700,000 pitches per year, just for the majors. If we consider the minors, then...

Mathematics Teams continues to excels at INFORMS

May 10, 2016

For the first time ever, the Mathematical and Statistical Sciences team, led by faculty advisor Gary Olson, was recognized as "Outstanding Winners" in the INFORMS COMAP Interdisciplinary Competition in Modeling . This is a worldwide competition with teams from all over the world (Australia, Canada, China, Hong Kong SAR, Indonesia,...

New Acting Associate Dean for Student Success: Sarah Fields

Nov. 24, 2015

Sarah K. Fields, J.D., Ph.D., from the Department of Communication, will be the new Acting Associate Dean for Student Success effective January 1, 2016. Fields received her Ph.D. in American Studies in 2000 from the University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa; her Master of Arts in American Studies in 1996...

New Alumni Travel with CU Denver Program Introduces Culture and Cuisine: Spain

Sept. 29, 2015

Join CU Denver Senior Instructor e.j. Yoder for an educational program and culinary adventure in beautiful Barcelona, Spain. Savor traditional and modern Catalonian cuisine, tour vineyards and learn about the history and culture behind regional foods and wines. Visit the Salvador Dalí Museum, the largest surrealistic museum in the world,...

Faculty Fellows to Bring Attention to Denver's Pressing Social Issues via Multimedia Installations

Sept. 29, 2015

An innovative project — using multimedia installations to draw attention to some of Denver’s most pressing social issues — ushers in a new era for cross-disciplinary research at the University of Colorado Denver. The team of research fellows from different CU Denver schools and colleges represent the pilot year of...

CLAS Dean and Faculty Inspiring the Scientists of Tomorrow

Sept. 29, 2015

Third and fourth grade students at Prospect Valley Elementary in Wheatridge, CO got to learn science from CU Denver faculty over the course of last year as a part of the Girls STEM Club. The club was set up as collaboration with the Jefferson County (Jeffco) School by CU Denver...

Announcing CLAS Excellence Awards for 2014-1015

May 5, 2015

Outstanding Faculty Achievement Award Mike Cummings, Political Science Outstanding Graduate Students for Spring M.S. Jonathan Cook, Integrative Biology Ph.D. Jennifer Diemunsch, Mathematical and Statistical Sciences Faculty Excellence Award winners Tenure Track Teaching Leo Bruederle, Integrative Biology Alex Engau, Mathematical and Statistical Sciences Tammy Stone, Anthropology Non-Tenure Track Teaching Nicholas Golding,...

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...

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