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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 | April 27, 2017

CLAS Outstanding Excellence Awards 2016-2017

The CLAS Dean's Annual Award Reception took place Friday, May 5, 2017, in the Lawrence Street Center Terrace Room. The reception honored faculty, staff and students who received special recognition for their accomplishments in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences in 2016-2017. Dean Pamela Jansma presided, and a complete list of winners and photographs from the ceremony can be found here

Hartley and Student Monitoring Denver Area Wildlife

In recent months, field cameras set up by Graduate Student Sarah St. Onge  have captured over 2,000 images of wildlife across the metro area. “The main things we found were coyote, red fox, raccoons, mule deer and lots of squirrels,” said Laurel Hartley, an Associate Professor of Integrative Biology. “I’m guessing at some point we might see black bear and mountain lions.”

On Safari in the City: A ... Read More »

Miller Discuses Rilke Prize

English Associate Professor Wayne Miller’s latest book recently won the Rilke Prize and is a Colorado Book Award finalist. Miller spoke about it with Colorado Matters host Ryan Warner.

Denver poet takes on the tragedy and beauty of 21st century America
Colorado Public Radio,
May 1

Morris on Columbus Day

Glenn Morris, Associate Professor of Political Science, says the story that is typically taught in classrooms is “the view from the ship. There’s a view from the shore that is never taught.”

Measure to replace Columbus Day holiday advances
Durango Herald
, April 26

Sullivan Featured on National Geographic

Esther Sullivan, Sociology Assistant Professor, discusses how low-income families continue to struggle to find affordable housing while other people are turning a profit by investing in poverty.

Downwardly Mobile
National Geographic, April 25