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Mitch Handelsman, professor of psychology at the University of Colorado Denver, recently gave four invited presentations at the University of Texas at San Antonio. Three were for the Teaching and Learning Center: "Teaching Philosophies," "Positive Ethics and Positive Teaching," and "Collaborative and Formative Course Evaluation: How to Implement Student Management Teams to Improve Teaching and Learning." He also facilitated a discussion for leadership, "Being Ethical in Inclusive Leadership." ... Farah Ibrahim at the School of Education and Human Development at the University of Colorado Denver had two proposals accepted for presentation at the American Psychological Association's 2011 annual conference. The first is a research project on "Assessment of Polish Worldviews: Universal Values Perspectives Using My Scale to Assess Worldview,"with Jan Cieciuch from the University of Finance and Management, Warsaw, Poland. The second is a symposium she is chairing on"The Implementation of Social Justice Organizational Initiatives: Current and Future Strategies for Long-term Change in Counseling and Psychology" with social justice advocates in psychology. ... An article on research by the Kevin J. Krizek, associate professor of planning and design at CU Denver, co-director of the Active Communities/Transportation (ACT) Research Group and director of the Ph.D. program in design and planning, is in the Feb. 14 issue of The Urban Transportation Monitor (Vol. 25 No. 1). The article on the research project is titled "Measuring Walking and Cycling Using the PABS (Pedestrian and Bicycling Survey) Approach: A Low-Cost Survey Method for Local Communities." ... Nancy Leech, an associate professor of research, statistics and evaluation methods at the School of Education, University of Colorado Denver, and her co-authors were selected as co-winners of the 2011 Southwest Educational Research Association (SERA)Outstanding Paper Award for their paper, "A Mixed Research Study of Approaches Used by Mixed Research Instructors." Leech earned her degrees from Colorado State University and CU-Boulder. Co-winners were declared for the first time in SERA history because judges' rankings were exactly tied. Both author teams will receive an honorarium, and be noted on the SERA website, and in all future SERA conference programs.