Development Awards: The Arapaho Project: A New Hope for an Endangered Language

Dec. 6, 2011

Like some animal species, small languages must also thwart off the threat of extinction. In particular, the Arapaho language is at risk. Luckily, though, it’s receiving some help. Andrew Cowell, a professor in the Department of Linguistics, is here to ensure this language’s survival in the 21 st century. Reflecting... Read more »

Development Awards: New Tools for an Ancient Language

Nov. 18, 2011

How often have you heard someone say, “I speak Tibetan.” Maybe once, possibly twice, though for most of us, the answer is probably zero. For students attempting to learn this difficult language, there are a limited number of materials available to them for instruction. Buddhist Studies Professor Holly Gayley is... Read more »

CU Denver Professor connects through Adobe

Oct. 15, 2011

A growing number of academic professionals are switching from traditional classroom lectures to online classes. Online learning and in person lectures are now becoming a popular combination of learning tools in academia. At the 2011 COLTT (Colorado Learning & Teaching with Technology) Conference held at CU Boulder, Storm Gloor, an... Read more »

Lights, Camera, This is What Beautiful Looks Like!

Sept. 30, 2011

, “If only I were four inches taller…,” “If only I were skinnier….,” “If only I had bigger breasts...,” “If only I had a smaller nose…,” “If only if only…”. For many young women, these thoughts accompany them in their daily lives and can even lead to harmful behaviors. From... Read more »

CU Professor Spotlight: A Mathematical Challenge

Sept. 26, 2011

Keith Kearnes is sitting in his unlit office in the second floor of the Department of Mathematics building. In his hand is a set of stapled yellow sheets jotted with formulas and numbers. “Some students will submit it on paper; the other solution was submitted electronically,” he says as he... Read more »

CU professor spotlight: A virtual expedition

Sept. 22, 2011

Elspeth Dusinberre poses insider her office in the Eaton Humanities Building on the campus of the University of Colorado at Boulder on Monday, April 4, 2011. She was instrumental in creating a video game that helps her students learn about archeology, specifically Egyptian. (ASSETT/Esteban L. Hernandez) A scholarly expedition to... Read more »

Whiteboard Animation to be used in Comm Courses

March 30, 2011

Many professors at CU are motivated to find new and creative ways to teach. Among them is Matt Koschmann, an Assistant Professor in the Department of Communication, who has plans to use Whiteboard Animate as a creative way to orient students to his future courses. If you are not familiar... Read more »

Developmental Award Spotlight: A photo lab for art students

Feb. 8, 2011

When Lia Pileggi began conducting workshop classes for photographing artwork she noticed something. With a little help from the people she was helping, she realized her department was missing a resource of potential value for students. “In every single workshop, someone would ask, ‘Ok, this is great, now I know... Read more »