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Members of the College of Architecture and Planning at CU Denver were involved in the 2013 American Institute of Architects(AIA) National Convention and Design Exposition in Denver June 20-22. Julee Herdt, professor of architecture,co-hosted Southern California Institute of Architecture’s alumni event; Ann Komara,associate professor and Chair of Landscape Architecture, spoke at the University of Virginia alumni event. Taisto Mäkelä, associate professor and Chair of Architecture, led a tour titled “Coffee and Clyfford: A Walking Tour of Notable Architecture in the Golden Triangle Arts District.” Jody Beck, assistant professor of landscape architecture, gave apanel presentation on affordable housing in Denver. … School of Medicine’s Christine Fisher, assistant professor, Department of Radiation Oncology, has been appointed to the Colorado Breast and Cervical Cancer Screening Program Advisory Board. The seven-member board recommends guidelines for the services of the state’s Women’s Wellness Connection program, which provides cancer screening to eligible women at more than 130 sites statewide. …Connie Savor Price, associate professor of medicine, School of Medicine, and chief of the Division of Infectious Diseases at Denver Health Medical Center, is co-author of an article about the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome -- Coronavirus -- published last week in the New England Journal of Medicine. She was on a team of experts that traveled to Saudi Arabia in May to investigate the outbreak, which had caused the death of 11 of the 23 people infected. Saudi officials have since placed the death toll at 25 with another 40 infected.