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The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences has outstanding faculty, staff, students, alumni and programs, exemplified in spotlights from the CLAS Deans' Notes, a bi-weekly e-newsletter. Stories below are from the current issue of the newsletter and offer some of our most timely and important coverage.

CLAS Deans' Notes News | February 4, 2016


Excellence in Teaching, Research/Creative Activities, and Service/Leadership

There are two campus-level teaching awards: one for professors, associate professors, and assistant professors; and one for senior instructors, instructors, lecturers, and Clinical Teaching Track faculty members. Faculty members who have been members of the CU Denver downtown campus faculty for at least the past three years (AY 2012-13, AY 2013-14, AY 2014-15) and meet other requirements are eligible. For more information on eligibility, criteria and how to create an electronic ... Read More »

PLEASE ALERT STUDENTS: Call for UROP Student Grant Proposals – Due March 4, 2016

The CU Denver Undergraduate Research Opportunity Program (UROP) is a competitive program designed to financially support research projects for CU Denver undergraduate students.  Undergraduate research is an opportunity to extend learning outside the traditional classroom, laboratory, or studio; to utilize creativity and curiosity in the development of new knowledge, art, or innovation; to become more self-confident and independent; and to gain experience in presenting results to peers and mentors. All declared undergraduate students, independent of college or school, are eligible for ... Read More »

Call for Presenters, Reviewers, or Attendees of the Higher Education Diversity Summit

Sponsored by CU Denver, MSU Denver, and CCD, the Higher Education Diversity Summit is a day and a half conference on the Auraria Campus, April 14 and 15, 2016. Promoting diversity and inclusive excellence in higher education and the community, the Summit draws approximately 700 participants, expert speakers, and practitioners. It delivers a series of workshops, discussion forums, and generates opportunities for networking and debate designed to increase the understanding of and appreciation for multiple worldviews.  To learn more about the Summit, please visit the website at Read More »