Karen Hawley

Congratulations to Karen Hawley for her Employee of the Year Award from the College of Arts and Sciences!

May 4, 2021

Congratulations to Karen Hawley, who received an Employee of the Year Award from the Dean’s Staff Advisory Committee and the College of Arts and Sciences! The award citation celebrated Karen’s “leadership, innovative drive, and unfailing devotion to students and staff” as well as her “administrative, leadership, and communications skills, which...

Karen Hawley

Congratulations to Karen Hawley for the Monthly Staff Recognition Award and the ASCEND award for diversity!

April 13, 2021

Congratulations to Karen Hawley for Two Awards from the College of Arts and Sciences! Congratulations to Karen Hawley, GSLL Program Assistant, for winning two awards! The first, the Monthly Staff Recognition Award, recognizes outstanding performance and contributions to the College. Karen was nominated by a group of GSLL faculty members...

Beverly Weber

Congratulations to Beverly Weber for co-organizing DDGC Conference!

April 12, 2021

Congratulations to Beverly Weber for the successful conference Diversity, Decolonization, and German Curriculum! From March 11 to March 14, the German Program was the virtual host for DDGC 2021: A Virtual Gathering, which focused on antiracism, antiblack racism, white supremacy, and Black resistance in German studies. The conference was organized...

Vicki Grove

Dr. Vicki Grove receives Faculty Council Distinguished Service Award

March 31, 2020

Congratulations to Dr. Vicki Grove for receiving the Faculty Council Distinguished Service Award! This award recognizes outstanding service to the University of Colorado system by faculty members, and in particular participation in faculty governance.

Vicki Grove

Dr. Vicki Grove honored with BFA Award for Excellence in Leadership and Service

March 26, 2020

Congratulations to Dr. Vicki Grove, who was given the Boulder Faculty Assembly’s Excellence in Leadership and Service Award! This is one of the highest distinctions given to faculty on the Boulder campus, and it recognizes Dr. Grove’s extensive record of service to GSLL, the Boulder campus, and the CU system,...

Students at Spring 2020 German Language Day

German Language Immersion Day 2020

March 2, 2020

German learners from Cherry Creek High School, Broomfield High School, Boulder High School, and Shining Mountain Waldorf School explored the CU campus on February 28 as part of the German Language Immersion Day. High school students tested their knowledge on German- American art, music, and popular culture in a game...

Helmut Müller-Sievers

Professor Müller-Sievers honored with 2019 Distinguished Research Lectureship

Jan. 28, 2020

Congratulations to Professor Helmut Müller-Sievers for his selection as CU's 2019 Distinguished Research Lecturer! As the official announcement says, "The Lectureship is among the most esteemed honors bestowed by the faculty upon a faculty member at the University of Colorado Boulder." Professor Müller-Sievers will be delivering his lecture titled "Engineering...

First Encounters Prize Winners

National Contest Winners Exploring German-American History

Jan. 27, 2020

Students of the fall semester German 2020 course won second and third prizes in the national contest First Encounters (organized by the American Association of Teachers of German) in which learners were invited to explore the German roots and German-American encounters in their own communities and to document and share...

First Encounters Art Exhibit

First Encounters: Menschen Begegnen Sich Exhibit

Nov. 19, 2019

What did the first encounters between German immigrants and the local American population look like? How did Germans adjust to their new environment abroad? And what challenges and problems occurred during these transnational and transcultural encounters? Students of CU Boulder’s second-year German language course sought answers to these and other...