... Ed Greenberg's most recent published book was reviewed in several news publications. Greenberg is director of special projects at the Institute of Behavioral Science at the University of Colorado at Boulder. His book, "Turbulence: Boeing and the State of American Workers and Managers," was published by Yale University Press. Written with Leon Grunberg, Sarah Moore and Pat Sikora, the book was one result of a multiyear, longitudinal study – funded by the National Institutes of Health – that examines the impact of corporate restructuring (defined as downsizing, job reengineering, and new forms of authority) on employees, including their mental and physical health, and their social and political outlooks. ... Bioscience Discovery Evaluation Grant Program (BDEGP) grants for 2010-2011 have been awarded to University of Colorado Denver Bioengineering Chair and Professor Robin Shandas and to Bioengineering Assistant Professor Emily A. Gibson, along with Electrical Engineering Assistant Professor Tim C. Lei. The program was created by the Legislature to foster development of the industry in Colorado; it supports technology transfer and commercialization with grants to qualified research institutions and to early-stage companies.
... Lisa Keränen, associate professor and director of graduate studies in communication at the University of Colorado Denver, was elected second vice-president of the Association for the Rhetoric of Science and Technology (ARST), a scholarly society for researchers and teachers interested in the role of rhetoric in science and technology, at the group's annual meeting in mid-November in San Francisco. Keränen will oversee plans for the group's annual mini-conference for 2012 and its convention program for 2013, at which point she will become president of the organization
...Marty Otanez, assistant professor of anthropology at the University of Colorado Denver, co-authored with Laura Graen "Malawi: Tobacco Versus Development," a report in Bulletin of the Framework Convention Alliance, Issue 110, Nov. 20. He also delivered "Discourse Ecologies and Global Tobacco Leaf Markets," an invited presentation for the Trade, Health and Social Justice session at the 138th annual American Public Health Association Meeting in Denver on Nov. 10, and had a film showing of "Umodizi" at the Film and Media Festival with the American Public Health Association's 138th annual Meeting on Nov. 9 in Denver.
University of Colorado at Colorado Springs Chancellor Pam Shockley-Zalabak recently was selected to work on Governor-elect John Hickenlooper's education transition team. Hickenlooper will take office next month.