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An Update from Dr. Christoph Stefes on the Berlin: Bridging Global Divides Study Abroad Program

April 20, 2020

We've been getting some questions about the status of the Berlin: Bridging Global Divides program that is scheduled for September 18th-December 12th. Dr. Christoph Stefes was kind enough to provide a brief video update. To sum it up Currently, the Berlin: Bridging Global Divides program is still set to run...

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Professor Glenn Morris & Students Provide Crucial Role in Columbus Day Repeal

April 16, 2020

During the 2020 Colorado legislative session, Professor Glenn Morris and several students with the department’s Fourth World Center for the Study of Indigenous Law and Politics, partnered with a number of legislators successfully to repeal the Columbus Day state holiday. Colorado was the first state to designate Columbus Day a...

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Tony Robinson - April 2020 Updates

April 15, 2020

Last fall, Professor Robinson was an expert witness in the U.S. District Court Case “Lyall v. City of Denver,” regarding the constitutionality of Denver’s homeless “camping ban” which forbids homeless people from using any form of shelter from the elements other than their clothing. Professor Robinson’s community-based research, in collaboration...

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Betcy Jose - April 2020 Updates

April 15, 2020

During much of the previous year, Professor Betcy Jose has been on a productive research sabbatical, with funding support from the Peace Research Institute of Frankfurt . Her research topics include exploration into Russia’s intervention into Crimea and civilian targeting and self-protection during times of conflict. During her sabbatical, Dr...

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Michael Cummings - April 2020 Updates

April 13, 2020

Emeritus Professor Michael Cummings has recently finished his 500-page book titled Children’s Voices in Politics. The book will be published this summer by Peter Lang. The two well-known scholars who edited the book have called it a “monumental work” on the subject of children’s rights and children’s voices in civic...

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James Walsh - April 2020 Updates

April 13, 2020

The construction of a permanent memorial in Leadville's Evergreen Cemetery will begin this summer. The memorial will list the names of roughly 1200 people buried in unmarked graves in the "Old Catholic" section of the cemetery, most of them Irish immigrants. The average age at death of these 1200 people...