Gabriel Finkelstein, associate professor of history in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at CU Denver, had two recent blog posts discussing his book, “Emil du Bois-Reymond: Neuroscience, Self, and Society in Nineteenth-Century Germany.” The first is a Question and Answer article that the MIT Press posted, and the second appears on John Horgan’s Scientific American blog. In addition, Finkelstein has been appointed host of New Books in German Studies, which is a podcast channel on The New Books Network, an academic internet talk show. … UCCS welcomed 10 new faculty and staff in November. They are: Russell Saunkeah, executive chef and associate director, Administration and Finance; Sapphira Mize, administrative assistant, Admissions and Records; Nancy Stovall, administrative assistant, Admissions and Records; Deborah Preston, administrative assistant, Admissions and Records; Lindsay Knell, administrative assistant, School of Public Affairs; Julia Bullock, library technician, Kraemer Family Library; Angela Kozlowski, general merchandise buyer, bookstore; Kolby Stallings, administrative assistant, Admissions and Records; Valerie Quarles, administrative assistant, College of Letters, Arts and Sciences; and Jeanne Durr, executive director, Human Resources. … Teresa Cooney, professor and chair of sociology at the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at CU Denver, is co-authoring a chapter, “Caregiving for an ex-husband: Exploring precipitating factors and relational outcomes,” (Proulx, C. M., Cooney, T. M., Benson, J. J., & Snyder-Rivas, L. A. (2013). It will appear in, P. Neff Claster and S. Blair’s (Eds.) “Contemporary Perspectives in Family Research” (pp. 369-397). Bingley, UK: Emerald Publishing. The annual publication exclusively enlists authors who lead in family research. … Candice Shelby, associate professor of philosophy at CU Denver’s College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, presented the paper, "A Different Way to Think about Addiction," at the 67th annual meeting of the Mountain-Plains Philosophy Conference, at the Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs in October. … Karen Gorton, at CU Denver’s College of Nursing, recently co-presented “Academic Transitional Issues: Moving from Associate Degree to Baccalaureate Degree Nursing Programs” at the Professional Nurse Educators Group (PNEG) conference outside Kansas City. … Marilyn Krajicek, also at the College of Nursing, received the 2013 Dr. Susan Aronson Award from the Early Education and Childcare section of the American Academy of Pediatrics during the AAP Conference and Exhibition in Orlando, Fla., held in October.