Dropping names …

Hildebrand

Hildebrand

Bernard

Bernard

Allen

Allen

Chandler Mills

Chandler Mills

Tomback

Tomback

 

 

 

 

 

David Hildebrand, associate professor of philosophy at CU Denver, presented a conference paper, “Entertainment is Not Art: A Pragmatist Defense of an Aesthetic Distinction,” at the Society for the Advancement of American Philosophy’s 40th annual meeting in Atlantic City, N.J. … Aimee Bernard, senior instructor in integrative biology at CU Denver, is now an expert blog contributor for Team Vaccine, the blog created by the Colorado Children’s Immunization Coalition, an independent 501(c)(3) nonprofit dedicated to improving access, delivery and demand for children’s immunizations to keep Colorado kids healthy. Through the “Immunology 101 Series” blog posts, Bernard will use her expertise to help the readers understand how the immune system works and how vaccines protect us. In addition, Team Vaccine will feature medical doctors, nurses, parents, researchers, advocates and community members who are passionate about immunization and protecting kids from vaccine-preventable disease. As a team of contributors, they aim to provide a diverse array of stories and experiences, along with evidence-based research and facts, to enrich the discussion on children’s immunizations. … Work by Casey D. Allen, assistant professor of geography and environmental sciences, along with co-author Kaelin M. Groom, a former CU Denver undergraduate student, recently was published in the “International Newsletter on Rock Art” (INORA), the world’s leading rock art publication. A more in-depth article on this research also will be coming out in the prestigious publication “Applied Geography” this summer. Allen also has been accepted to present these findings at the quadrennial International Association of Geomorphologists meeting in Paris in August. The theme is “Sustainability and Geomorphology” and he will present in the special “Geomorphosites” section (“cultural geomorphology”). … Leah Chandler Mills, instructor, Department of Visual and Performing Arts at the University of Colorado Colorado Springs, will star in “Other Desert Cities” March 14-31 at the Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center. For more information about tickets and show times, visit http://www.csfineartscenter.org/silverseason/other-desert-cities.html. … Research examining the replacement costs of the ecosystem services of Clark’s nutcracker by Diana F. Tomback, professor and associate chair of integrative biology at CU Denver, and other work in the avian ecosystem services collaborative group, was the subject of an article in the March/April issue of Audubon magazine. The magazine took the title of her upcoming book “Why do birds matter? Birds’ ecological functions and ecosystem services” (currently being written for University of Chicago Press) and devoted the entire issue of the magazine to this subject.

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