Kenneth Wolf, an associate professor and director of assessment, and Karen Sobel, a research and instruction librarian at the Auraria Libray at the University of Colorado Denver, recently were published in Reference and User Services Quarterly, a top journal in library science. "Enhancement of Existing Tools for Assessment of Learning during Library Instruction" was published in the Spring 2011 issue. ... Ed Cannon, assistant professor in the School of Education and Human Development at the University of Colorado Denver, is the recipient of the National Service Award for the Association for LGBT Issues in Counseling. He received the award April 1 during the American Counseling Association Conference in New Orleans. ... A collection edited by Stephen J. Hartnett, associate professor and chair of the department of communication at the University of Colorado Denver, recently received a 2010 PASS Award. "Challenging the Prison-Industrial Complex" won the award from Prevention for a Safer Society, an organization that gives national recognition to media professionals who try to focus attention on America's criminal justice, juvenile justice and child welfare systems in a thoughtful, considerate manner. ... Fred Andreas, assistant professor of architecture at the University of Colorado Denver, co-authored "A Simple Path to Sustainability" (Preager Publishing). The book showcases a dozen sustainable small- and medium-sized businesses throughout the Front Range of Colorado, examining their success in sustainable business development. The businesses include architects and developers, places where you'd expect sustainability, but also others not commonly thought of as sustainable: a bank, brewery, manufacturer, hospital, hotel, machine shop, printing company, trash and recycling company, and a financial investment company. ... Phil Gallegos, associate professor of architecture at the University of Colorado Denver, contributed a chapter on Religious Architecture of the San Luis Valley to the book "Enduring Legacies: Ethnic Histories and Cultures of Colorado" (University Press of Colorado). This book expands the study of Colorado's past and present by adopting a borderlands perspective that emphasizes the multiplicity of people who have inhabited this region. It brings together comparative scholarship on historical and contemporary issues that span groups from Chicanas and Chicanos to African Americans to Asian Americans. Find more information about the book and ordering information. ... University of Colorado Denver School of Education and Human Development's Bryn Harrisrecently was selected as an Early Career Scholar by the Society for the Study of School Psychology and also was appointed to the editorial board for the journal Psychology in the Schools. ... Michael Tavel, senior instructor of architecture studies at the University of Colorado Denver and principal of Michael Tavel Architects, was invited to be the keynote for this year's AIA Vermont annual conference in June. He will speak about sustainable urbanism and his work on sustainable urban mixed-use neighborhoods, much of it done in collaboration with David Kahn, senior instructor of Landscape Architecture Studies.