Category Archives: Diversity and Inclusion

Creativity Index–How does your city/nation rank?

Facebooktwittergoogle_plusredditpinterestlinkedinmailby feather 2015 Creativity Index This study is a broad-based measure for advanced economic growth and sustainable prosperity based on the 3Ts of economic development — talent, technology, and tolerance. Those are three qualities that advance the careers of artists, creators, and designers--when enhancing the quality of life in their communities, regions and nations.

One-minute video from a day at APME 2017–at CU Denver!!!

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CU Denver Art History Symposium. Great presentations by College of Arts & Media student scholars.

Facebooktwittergoogle_plusredditpinterestlinkedinmailby featherAll of the presentations were terrific examples of the intellectual work going on in the CU Denver College of Arts & Media. My own training being in music, Elena Jones's presentation caught my attention and stirred my imagination. "Supermodel (You Better GesamtkunstWERK!): RuPaul’s Drag Race Seen Through Richard Wagner’s 'Total Work of Art.'"

X Alfonso and new Denver friends at Red Rocks

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Sandra Lopes, X Alfonso, Maria Garcia Berry, and Leanna Clark
X Alfonso and Laurence Kaptain
Laurence Kaptain, Sandra Lopes, Maria Garcia Berry, X Alfonso, Leanna Clark, Matt Aho and Martha Luna

Cuban musician/artist X Alfonso visits Comcast Center for Media and Technology at CU Denver

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What a pleasure to have X Alfonso and Sandra Lopes visit CAM, along with Erin Trapp and Maria Valenzuela from the Biennial of the Americas.

X Alfonso, Sandra Lopes, Erin Trapp, Maria Valenzuela, Laurence Kaptain

Comcast Center for Media and Technology at CU Denver

Facebooktwittergoogle_plusredditpinterestlinkedinmailby featherOpening Celebration on March 2, 2017 at the new Comcast Center for Media and Technology at CU Denver, housed in the Tivoli Student Union.
Dr. Linda Overholser (CU Denver Anschutz Medical Campus) member of the College of Arts & Media Dean's Advisory Council with Chancellor Horrell
The Mobile Device Ensemble directed by Prof. Todd Reid
The Deans of the College of Arts & Media and College of Engineering and Applied Science
Leaders and staff members from Comcast celebrating the Comcast Center for Media and Technology

Nimble arts organizations respond to travel bans

Facebooktwittergoogle_plusredditpinterestlinkedinmailby featherJust two examples of responses to the executive orders that limited travel. Seattle Symphony
http://www.seattlesymphony.org/beyond-borders/program ANJALI JOSHI, SANTOOR
MoMA is displaying art from the seven countries affected by Trump’s travel ban
Charles Hossein Zenderoudi, Charles Hossein Zenderoudi (Iranian, born 1937) K+L+32+H+4. Mon père et moi (My Father and I), 1962
The Museum of Modern Art, NY

Fighting Racial Bias on Campus – The New York Times

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Prof. Shaun R. Harper will be starting a new center on racial equity at the University of Southern California. Credit Mark Makela for The New York Times
Shaun R. Harper has been at the center of the racial debate of the past year — first, as protests illuminated the concerns of students of color, then as the Trump triumph emboldened some to commit overt acts of bias, particularly against Latino and Muslim students. In his new book, “Race Matters in College,” due out in June from Johns Hopkins University Press, he provides a pathway for campuses struggling with these very issues. A leading scholar on racial equity in higher education, Dr. Harper will in July be leaving the University of Pennsylvania, where he founded and directed the Center for the Study of Race and Equity in Education, and joining the University of Southern California, where he will teach and start up a similar center with big ambitions. One priority is a survey to assess the racial climate on the nation’s campuses.
Fighting Racial Bias on Campus - The New York Times