Austin Allen, associate professor of landscape architecture at the University of Colorado Denver, spoke on the panel "African Americans and the Role of Religion, Faith and Spirituality in the Aftermath of Hurricane Katrina" at the recent 34th annual National Council for Black Studies conference in New Orleans.
... The latest book from Steven G. Medema, director of University Honors and Leadership Program and professor of economics in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at the University of Colorado Denver, has been selected for the 2010 Book Prize by the European Society for the History of Economic Thought. "The Hesitant Hand: Taming Self-Interest in the History of Economic Ideas"(Princeton University Press, 2009) was honored as the best book published in the past two years on the history of economic thought. Medema will deliver a lecture at the society's 2011 conference in Istanbul, Turkey.
... Joni Dunlap, University of Colorado Denver associate professor in the instruction, learning and technology program and faculty fellow for teaching in the Center for Faculty Development, will receive the Pearson Excellence in Online Teaching award during a ceremony today. The award is presented to educators using the Pearson LearningStudio platform who demonstrate a significant commitment to quality in online education. Pearson also will make a donation of $1,000 to an existing scholarship fund.
... Jason Ren, assistant professor of civil engineering at the University of Colorado Denver, was awarded a $24,998 grant from the EPA Pollution Prevention Source Reduction Assistance program. His proposed pilot project will develop a microbial fuel cell reactor for direct waste-to-electricity conversion for the Colorado Convention Center.