Dr. Sean Williams, TCID

Sean Williams, Associate Professor and Director of the Technical Communication & Information Design (TCID) program, recently published the article “Narratives of International Women Entrepreneurs: An Exploratory Case Study of Identity Negotiation in Technology Startups” in IEEE Transactions on Professional Communication. Read on for a summary of the research.

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Colin McAlister

Colin McAlister – Assistant Professor and co-director of the Music Program in the Department of Visual and Performing Arts – and the Through a Glass Darkly conference he directs were recently covered in the Communique. The article was written by Jared Verner. Here’s a link to the full story: “Through a Glass Darkly” returns to UCCS for sixth year March 20-26.

In this installment of “Why I Research,” faculty members from Anthropology, Economics, History, Physics and Energy Science, and Sociology share their reasons and motivations for conducting research.

Esther Lamidi

Esther Lamidi, Assistant Professor of Sociology

I conduct research because I love the process of finding answers to pertinent questions about evolving patterns of family life. As my friends and family often say, my curious mind can’t stop asking why. I also consider it a privilege to be part of the group of scholars in my field whose research informs changes in social policies and individual and group actions. 

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Dr. Fernando Feliu-Moggi

Dr. Fernando Feliu-Moggi, Professor of Spanish, Department of Languages and Cultures, was recently awarded a CU Diversity and Inclusive Excellence grant to support the Latin American Artist Speaker Series at UCCS.

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Stephen Cho Suh

In this installment of “Why I Engage in Service” we hear from faculty members in Sociology, Women’s and Ethnic Studies, Communication, and Psychology.

Stephen Cho Suh, Assistant Professor of Sociology & Women’s and Ethnic Studies

I engage in service to support UCCS’ commitments to equity, diversity, and inclusivity. Service also allows me to get connected to the students, staff, and faculty who comprise the UCCS community.

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“Shareholders (Routine)” by David Grainger
“Untitled (Study of Charring Wood and Burning Structures II)” by Laura Lappi

Assistant Professor of Visual Art Ben Kinsley and Visual Art Instructor Jessica Langley were awarded a 2019 INSITE Fund grant to support the 2020 season of programming in The Yard. As part of the Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts Regional Regranting Program, administered by RedLine Contemporary Art Center, the fund supports projects by artists living along Colorado’s Front Range. If you’d like to read more on The Yard, Denver’s Westword has written an article on Ben and Jessica’s grant.

Jessica Langley and Ben Kinsley, Department of Visual and Performing Arts (VAPA)

Go see The Yard in person:

Located in a residential front yard in the Divine Redeemer neighborhood of Colorado Springs, Colorado. Coordinates: 38.847596,-104.799216

Written by Michaela Steen, Lecturer and Director, Visual Resource Center, msteen2@uccs.edu

Submit story ideas to Mike Kisley, mkisley@uccs.edu

In this installment of “Why I Teach,” faculty members from English, Mathematics, Philosophy, Psychology, and Women’s and Ethnic Studies share their reasons and motivations for teaching.

Laith Al-Shawaf

Laith Al-Shawaf, Assistant Professor of Psychology

I teach because there’s nothing better than sharing knowledge with other people. One of my all-time favorite things is seeing a student’s face light up after grasping a puzzling idea, an interesting empirical finding, or a novel way of thinking about the world.

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