Professors Susan K. Kent (History), Carole E. Newlands (Classics) and Richard K. Olson (Psychology & Neuroscience) have been named 2015 College Professors of Distinction by the College of Arts and Sciences in recognition of their exceptional service, teaching and research.
Steven Leigh, dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, today announced that David Boonin will serve as the new chair of the Philosophy Department. Boonin, a philosophy professor and former associate dean for arts and humanities, will assume the new role prior to the start of the fall semester. Andrew Cowell, who served as interim department chair since February 2014, will return to his home department and become the chair of Linguistics.
The Knowles Science Teaching Foundation named three CU-Boulder alumnae—Christine Askham, Meghan Mosher and Dawn Yetter— to its 2015 Teaching Fellows cohort. This year, KSTF awarded teaching fellowships to 34 promising high school mathematics and science teachers who are beginning their careers.
Michelle Ellsworth won a 2015 Doris Duke Impact Award. The award includes an $80,000 grant aimed to support Ellsworth’s work.
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