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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 | June 17, 2016

North / East Denver Change Contributing to Gentrification Debates

Created by an interdisciplinary team based in CLAS, North/East Denver Change, a website dedicated to nonpartisan information about developments and the neighborhoods being affected, got some international attention this month. Humanities and Social Sciences Instructor Jordan Hill says, “After our front page story in The Westword in May, it is great to get some international press coverage about the innovative community research occurring on our campus.”

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CU Denver Research Station 5 Fridges Farm Working to Help Save Bees

Speaking of GES Senior Instructor Amanda Weaver, Assistant Professor Kristy Briles, and Assisnat Professor Anika Mosier: “Weaver, Briles, and Annika Mosier are all doctors turned beekeepers from the University of Colorado Denver. Each has a different area of focus. Weaver is the experienced beekeeper and agricultural geographer. Briles is a palynologist -- a scientist who studies pollen. Mosier is a microbiologist. They are combining their talents to study a part of our ecosystem that’s in trouble—bees.”

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