Three faculty members and five students from the film and television program at the College of Arts and Media at CU Denver attended workshops and the College Television Awards gala in Los Angeles on April 25. “The Mortal Coils,” a web series produced by students, won third place in the national competition. Those involved with [...]
Rian Kerrane, an associate professor of sculpture in the College of Arts and Media at the University of Colorado Denver, hosts Iron Pour outside the Arts Building on the Auraria Campus from dusk until 10 p.m. Friday. Scrap iron is heated to 2300 degrees or higher, becoming molten, and is then poured into molds — [...]
Judith Coe, associate professor of music, College of Arts and Media at the University of Colorado Denver, has been chosen by the College Music Society (CMS) to serve as its inaugural ambassador to Ireland. Coe has been a member of the society for many years and has served as a board member, co-chair and chair of [...]
The University of Colorado Cancer Center has welcomed 12 new members: Clayton Smith, M.D. (professor, Department of Hematology/BMT, School of Medicine), full member, molecular oncology; Cindy O’Bryant, Pharm.D. (associate professor, clinical oncology, School of Medicine), full member, developmental therapeutics; Xiang Wang, Ph.D. (assistant professor, Department of Organic Chemistry, CU-Boulder, full member), developmental therapeutics; John Arcaroli, [...]
New academic programs. Construction of our “front door” Academic Building at Larimer Street and Speer Boulevard. The unveiling of a mascot. The University of Colorado Denver’s 40th anniversary celebration. Those are just a few of the ways that the coming year promises to make a powerful statement about who we are and where our urban [...]
Storm Gloor, an assistant professor in Music and Entertainment Industry Studies in the College of Arts and Media at CU Denver, recently was elected vice president of the Music and Entertainment Industry Educators Association. He will begin his term March 23 at the 2013 MEIEA Summit in New Orleans. Gloor previously has been a general [...]
Provost Roderick Nairn and the College of Arts and Media Dean Search Committee, chaired by Assistant to the Provost Robert Damrauer, announced last week that three candidates have been identified as finalists from a distinguished group of applicants. They will visit Colorado for interviews soon. The finalists: Mladen Milicevic, MA, DMA, is a professor and [...]
Maria Elena Buszek, an associate professor of art history at the College of Arts and Media at the University of Colorado Denver, was an invited speaker last month at a symposium at the Smithsonian Museum of American Art in Washington, D.C. The event focus was the future of craft in the United States, organized by [...]
The University of Colorado Denver 8th Annual Undergraduate Experiences Symposium took an internal focus this year, asking faculty and administrators to “Reflect, Plan and Act on Student Learning and Success.” About 120 members of the university community convened Friday at the Curtis Hotel for wide-ranging and big-picture discussions about improving undergraduate education. After introductory remarks [...]
CU Denver film education director’s most recent success has come with the creation of the Denver Silent Film Festival.
Rian Kerrane, associate professor at the College of Arts and Media at the University of Colorado Denver, is the curator and a participant in the exhibit “Hybrid” at Denver’s RedLine gallery, 2350 Arapahoe St., through Sept. 30. In Hybrid, a “symbolic narrative is reconstructed, one of shooting targets,” Kerrane said. “Staging everyday objects in the [...]
Michelle Bauer Carpenter’s film detailing some of the heroic stories about the saving of homes during the catastrophic Fourmile Fire of 2010 recently won two Heartland Chapter Emmy Awards in the categories of best topical documentary and best program editing. “Above the Ashes” was directed, produced and edited by Carpenter, an assistant professor in digital [...]
“Above the Ashes,” a short documentary film directed, produced and edited by Michelle Bauer Carpenter, assistant professor of digital design at the University of Colorado Denver College of Arts and Media, was nominated for three Heartland Chapter Emmy Awards in the categories of best topical documentary, best program editing and best sound. The Heartland Chapter [...]
University of Colorado Denver Provost Roderick Nairn last week announced that Laura Goodwin will serve as the interim dean of the College of Arts and Media. Goodwin is currently the associate vice chancellor for academic affairs, managing the Division of Faculty Affairs and Undergraduate Enrichment and will serve in both roles while a search is [...]
Yuk Lee, professor of Planning and Design and associate dean of Academic Affairs at the University of Colorado Denver, is first author of “Centripetal and Centrifugal Movement: Shopping Centres in Denver, USA, and Brisbane, Australia,” in Urban Studies 49 (7), 1489-1506, May 2012. Co-author Michael McCracken received his MA in geography in 1980 from University [...]
He was doing what he loved – acting – when a personal event changed the trajectory of his career.
Embers flew. Molten iron flowed. The crowd oohed and aahed. Sculpture students and faculty in the University of Colorado Denver’s College of Arts and Media, joined by Matthew Toole, renowned visiting iron pour artist, put on a stellar show of cast-iron creativity outside the Arts Building Thursday evening. The iron pour event, which was equal [...]
As coordinator of the Piano Lab at the CU Denver College of Arts and Media, instructor Irina Moreland faced a significant challenge: how to modernize a facility that technology had left behind – and do it without a significant funding source.
David Dynak announced his decision Tuesday to resign as dean of College of Arts and Media (CAM) effective May 31. Dynak has been dean for five years and has led the college through many important accomplishments. “Family issues make this a particularly timely move for me,” Dynak wrote in a letter to the college. Provost [...]
Sandy Wurtele, a professor in the Department of Psychology, recently was appointed as a child protection consultant by the vicar general for the Catholic Church Diocese of Wilmington, Del. In this position, she will evaluate and make public recommendations regarding diocese policies regarding the protection of children and youth from sexual exploitation. Wurtele is considered [...]
The University of Colorado Denver is moving forward with phase two of an advertising campaign featuring university “partnerships.” It’s called “The Power of Partnership,” and it highlights the unique, innovative and powerful partnerships that CU Denver nurtures with business, industry, education and government. After a successful launch last October, the ad campaign recently moved into [...]
“Above the Ashes,” a documentary film directed, produced and edited by Michelle Bauer Carpenter, an assistant professor in digital design at the University of Colorado Denver College of Arts and Media, has been nominated for a prestigious Golden Reel Award in the category of “Best Sound Editing: Short Form Documentary.” The half-hour film highlights the [...]
Yuk Lee, professor of planning and design at the University of Colorado Denver and associate dean of Academic Affairs-Denver, presented a paper, “Impact of Hypermarkets on Commercial Land Value in Selected Thai Cities and Planning Implications,” at the Third Asian Association of Urban and Regional Studies Conference in Bangkok, Thailand, Dec. 9-12. He presented with [...]
The whisk of an interplanetary elevator. The strange babblings of alien creatures. The Cronkite-like baritone of a news anchor. Middle school students at Kunsmiller Creative Arts Academy in Denver melded these sounds — and many others — into a 20-minute soundscape piece that employed state-of-the art equipment and, especially, enthusiastic mentoring from students at the [...]
University of Colorado Denver’s Maria Buszek, an associate professor in the College of Arts and Media, co-edited a special issue of Utopian Studies with University of Western Ontario colleague Kirsty Robertson. “Craftivism” (Issue 22.2) takes its title from a phrase coined by artists and collectives in the wake of 9/11. The term “craftivism” relates to [...]
The film by CU Denver’s Michelle Bauer Carpenter airs at 9:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 29, on Colorado Public Television, Channel 12.
A medical student who battled cancer during his training. A doctor and patient who formed a lifelong bond. Students learning about themselves while caring for the homeless. These are a few of the compelling stories showcased in a series of videos emerging from a collaboration between the University of Colorado Denver’s College of Arts and [...]
Stitching and sewing have been part of Maria Elena Buszek’s life for as long as she can remember. Her seamstress mother and aunts grew up sewing, too, in a tiny pueblo of Spain.