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Deans' Notes News Archive | CLAS Students

National History Day in Colorado Seeks Judges and Volunteers

NATIONAL HISTORY DAY IN COLORADO is a social studies and literacy program for middle and high school students. There are more than 15,000 Colorado students who participate each year by researching a topic, analyzing information and creating projects. Students can then choose to compete at regional, state and national competitions. The program has proven results including increased academic achievement and student engagement.

THE STATE CONTEST will be held on May 2nd at CU Denver on the Auraria Campus. We expect to have more than 700 middle & high school students, along with ... Read More »


Our Outstanding Graduate Students for the Spring 2015 are:

M.S.       Jonathan Cook, Integrative Biology

Ph.D.     Jennifer Diemunsch, Mathematical and Statistical Sciences

Our Faculty Excellence Award winners are:

Tenure Track Teaching                 

Leo Bruederle, Integrative Biology

Alex Engau, Mathematical and Statistical Sciences

Tammy Stone, ... Read More »

CU Denver and GES Hosted the Colorado Geographic Bee

During spring break, William Jacob (Jake) Hofgard, a seventh grader from Louisville Middle School, took top honors at the 2015 Colorado state-level Geographic Bee held Friday at the University of Colorado Denver. One hundred  competitors, in grades four through eight, qualified for the state competition after winning contests in their schools and placing among the top scorers in Colorado on a test administered by the National Geographic Society. Hofgard will receive $100 and an all-expenses-paid trip to Washington, D.C., to represent Colorado in the national finals of the Bee at ... Read More »

CLAS Well Represented at 40 Under 40

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 congratulates its three winners on the list:

Genia Herndon – currently pursuing a MA in Political Science and employed by CU Denver.

Erika Reyes Martinez – 1999 Communication BA (Spanish minor) currently employed by North ... Read More »

SAVE THE DATE: The Power of Informatics to Advance Health, 2nd Annual Mini-Symposium

April 10
7:30am – 4:15 pm (3:15 PM Keynote Presentation)
Krugman Conference Hall, RC2, Anschutz Medical Campus

Featuring CLAS faculty members: Chris Miller, Assistant Professor of Integrative Biology (Mud and Guts: Assembling Genes and Genomes to Gain Insights into Diverse Microbial Communities, 9-9:25am); Doug Shepherd, Assistant Professor of Physics (Utilizing Single-Cell Analyses to Probe Disease Mechanisms, 12:25-12:50pm); and Audrey Hendricks, Assistant Professor of Mathematical and ... Read More »


The Communication Department is proud to announce that the Media Learning Lab in the Student Commons Building is now open and available to CLAS students, faculty and staff. The Lab provides a 21st Century workspace for digital creativity and production: state-of-the-art Apple computers loaded with a full complement of digital editing and creative software (including Adobe Creative Suite, which includes Photoshop, Illustrator, Premiere and many more); six complete video and lighting kits to check-out; and Creative Consultants to help everyone learn to use this equipment. Drop-by ... Read More »

CLAS Advising Moving to New Space Today

CLAS Academic Advising will be moving to new offices in North Classroom 1030 (previously the Financial Aid offices). The office will be closed and the move will begin on Thursday, March 19, the new office will be open for dropping off/picking up documents/forms on Friday, March 20, and the office will be fully open and operational starting Monday, March 23.

SAVE THE DATE: CLAS Dean's Awards Reception, May 8

9:00am – 11:00 am
LSC Terrace Room

This is our annual CLAS awards reception where the Dean honors our outstanding faculty and students for their teaching, research, service and other academic accomplishments. The Dean also recognizes at this reception our CLAS outstanding staff member and any retiring faculty and staff in the college. Light refreshments will be served.

For more information contact Karen J. Fennell, Executive Assistant to the Dean at 303.556.2624.

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Contact Info

Academic Advising, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

Phone: 303-556-2555
Fax: 303-556-6277

Dean's Office, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

Campus Box 144
P.O. Box 173364
Denver, CO 80217-3364

Phone: 303-556-2557
Fax: 303-556-4861