The CU Denver Association of Lecturers and Instructors (UCDALI) is pleased to announce the recipients of the University of Colorado Denver Non-Tenure Track Faculty Professional Development grants for fall 2016 selected from a large pool of impressive candidates.  We are grateful to Provost Nairn for funding these annual grants.

Dina Bodaubay (CAM) received funding for a Piano Fest concert and a music recording.

Edward Cannon (School of Education) for his work on the event Something Queer, the annual CU Denver|AMC back to school gathering for LGBTQ faculty, staff, and their allies, offering a networking opportunity for new and seasoned folks to connect, to engage, and to learn about the cross-campus and cross-city happenings.

Katy DiVittorio (Auraria Library): for facilitating the national library conference NASIG Student Mentoring Pilot Program which aims to engage student members and provide formal mentoring by pairing library students with professionals in the field.

Rebecca Heavner (CAM): will present her paper “The Agency of Landscape and Metaphor in Conceptual Illustration” at the 7th International Illustration Research/ Journal of Illustration Symposium “Shaping the View: Understanding Landscape through Illustration” at the Edinburgh College of Art.

David Lukens (CAM) will develop a new body of work within his TV Project series in an international collaborative project to investigate the prominence and status of the television in homes abroad.  Final selected images from the project will be in a gallery installation and featured online.

Roma Sur and Jessica McGaugh (CAM) will be working on the development of their bi-lingual feature length screenplay “The Rock Within” a story formed during a journey of infertility between two friends–one an Asian immigrant and the other an American–viewing the issue of infertility from two cultural perspectives.

Guest Contributor: Sam Walker

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