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Lau Malaver receives Graduate Student Teaching Excellence Award!

Aug. 6, 2020

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2019-2020 DES Undergraduate Awards Announced

July 15, 2020

We are pleased to announce the recipients of the DES undergraduate awards. Jessica George was awarded the Minoru Yasui Community Leader Scholarship; Gabriela Mejía won the George F. Rivera Social Justice Scholarship; Jaiea Ramirez recieved the Carlotta Walls LaNier Civil Rights Scholarship; and Jaqueline Rangel was awarded the Ella Cara...

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PhD Student Shawn O'Neal Invited to Give Distinguished Speaker Lecture for Drexel University: July 9 at 3:00pm MST

July 8, 2020

Department of Ethnic Studies graduate student Shawn Trenell O'Neal has been invited to give a distinguished speaker lecture for Drexel University in Philadelphia regarding his developing theory on audio intersectionality: disrupting hegemonic structures against marginalized communities. The interactive presentation is on Thursday, July 9, 3:00 – 4:30pm MST via live...

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2019-2020 DES Graduate Awards Announced

July 8, 2020

We are pleased to announce the recipients of the Ruth Glenn Award, our DES Graduate Research Fellowships, and the Best Graduate Student Paper Award. LeAnna Luney received the Ruth Glenn Award to support her dissertation research exploring the intersections of power and how they impact forgotten people's realities, in tandem...

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Grant starts position as Visiting Instructor at Ft. Lewis College

Sept. 6, 2019

Congratulations to PhD student Deanne Grant on accepting a Visiting Instructor position and becoming a Mellow Fellow at Fort Lewis College in Durango, CO for the 2019-2020 academic year in the sociology department!

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Jennifer Ho appointed director of the Center for Humanities and the Arts

Aug. 15, 2019

2019 Cobell Research Fellows

PhD Student Natasha Myhal Receives Prestigious Cobell Graduate Summer Research Fellowship

July 11, 2019

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Vasquez-Zarate receives UGGS Graduate Teaching Award

May 9, 2019

Congrats to José, who is the recipient of a United Government of Graduate Students Graduate Teaching Excellence Award for the academic year 2018-2019!

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2018-2019 DES Graduate Awards Announced

April 23, 2019

We are pleased to announce the recipients of our DES Graduate Research Fellowships and the Best Graduate Student Paper Award. Cassandra Gonzalez received a Graduate Research Fellowship Award to support her dissertation project, Remnants of Chattel: Black Women, Sex Trafficking, and the Criminal Justice System Deanne Grant received a Graduate...

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Efren Herrera begins MA in Higher Education

April 19, 2019

Ethnic Studies graduate Efren Herrera will begin a 2-year program focusing on higher education and leadership centered around a social justice perspective. In addition, Efren has accepted a Graduate Assistantship with the Cesar Chavez Cultural Center, for which he will provide academic support for Latinx-identified students through organizing campus events...

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