Hartley and Student Monitoring Denver Area Wildlife

May 30, 2017

In recent months, field cameras set up by Integrative Biology Graduate Student Sarah St. Onge (in collaboration with the Urban Wildlife Information Network ) have captured over 2,000 images of wildlife across the metro Denver area. "The main things we found were coyote, red fox, raccoons, mule deer and lots...

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...

Garza and Maynard Receive Travel Award to Biophysical Society Meeting

March 8, 2016

The Biophysical Society has announced the winners of its Committee for Inclusion and Diversity (CID) Travel Awards to attend the Biophysical Society's 60th Annual Meeting in Los Angeles, California, February 27-March 2, 2016. Among this year's recipients is the BA/BS-MD Programs' Christina Garza (left), a senior double majoring in chemistry...

First Gradcon a Great Success

Nov. 24, 2015

On October 12, CU Denver's Biology Club organized "Gradcon 2015" to introduce freshman, sophomores and juniors, as well as seniors, to graduate school in biology and biology-related fields. Over 60 students attended. There was a panel event that featured Ph.D., Masters, and professional program directors and administrators from Anschutz; joined...

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...

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,...

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...

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...

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...