As a cultural and applied anthropologist, her theoretical research focuses mostly on empathy and different kinds of persistent inequalities in society whilst her applied work focuses on equity and shifting communities away from discrimination. Watch the video to learn more about Dr. Kimbra Smith and the research she’s conducting at UCCS. (More)
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In a recent “5 Things You Need to Know” interview, Benight, director of the National Institute for Human Resilience, shared why the COVID-19 pandemic creates so much anxiety and how resilience can be a key to overcoming it. (More)
Spaulding spoke about the Women’s and Ethnic Studies program’s role in recent conversations about social justice, how anyone can get involved with social justice issues that matter to them and the importance of learning about ethnicities and genders other than your own. (More)
O’Meallie’s work, usually painted wood, is noted for its visual and tactile allure and multilayered content. O’Meallie taught studio art at UCCS for nine years and for 10 years was a toy inventor based out of New York. (More)
Artist and researcher Nina Elder creates projects that reveal humanity’s dependence on, and interruption of, the natural world. With a focus on changing cultures and ecologies, Nina advocates for collaboration, fostering relationships between institutions, artists, scientists and diverse communities. (More)
Cymon Padilla fuses disparate elements of contemporary visual culture in his paintings and drawings. Using traditional oil painting techniques, he combines, collapses, and remixes “the imitated world” onto the flat surface of the picture plane. (More)
Matte’s artistic practice includes large-scale murals, paintings, illustrations, videos, performance art. A major thread running through his work and life is community engagement and participation. (More)