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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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