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Jose on Latest Developments in Syrian Conflict

May 30, 2017

Political Science Department Assistant Professor Betcy Jose discusses the U.S. missile strikes in Syria and their relation to the repeatedly violated civilian immunity norm throughout the Syrian conflict. Putting Syrian Civilians First Foreign Affairs, April 11

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Morris on DPD Surveillance

March 14, 2017

Glenn Morris, Associate Professor in the Political Science Department and Director of the Fourth World Center , recently recounted his experiences with Denver Police Department surveillance. Denver Police Use Social Media to Follow Activists, Bring Back Fears of Spy Files Westword, Jan 17

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Stefes on Russia

March 14, 2017

Christoph Stefes, Professor of Political Science, studies authoritarianism and democratization. In Russia, control over both political power and corruption is concentrated among a small group of politicians and the oligarchs in their inner circle, and no institution or prosecutor has enough power to challenge them. How 'Islands of Honesty' can...

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Walsh helping memorialize lost Irish buried outside Leadville

Nov. 22, 2016

"I found myself standing in the midst of all these sunken, unmarked graves. I started checking records and I just knew that this is what I wanted to write about and talk about for my professional career," says Jim Walsh, Associate Professor of Political Science. On October 1, Walsh spoke...

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History and Political Science bring General James Mattis to campus

May 5, 2015

The History and Political Science departments worked together to bring General James Mattis to campus on Tuesday, February 17th. General Mattis, a retired United States Marine Corps general who last served as the 11th commander of United States Central Command, met with students for Q & A sessions, tours, and...

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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,...

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CLAS Well Represented at 40 Under 40

May 5, 2015

A quarter of this year's Denver Business Journal "Forty Under 40" class represent the University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus, making a strong statement about how our graduates go on to successful careers while also giving back to the community. The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences proudly...

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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...

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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,...

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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...

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