Last Updated: Mar 28th, 2013 - 15:54:01
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We extend kudos this week to faculty, staff and students who continue to distinguish themselves and MSU Denver through their accomplishments.

Cecily Cullen, director and curator of the Center for Visual Art, was selected as one of three judges for the Winter Park Sidewalk Art Festival, March 15-17 in Orlando, Fla.

Women�s Studies Instructor Matt Kailey's latest book, �Teeny Weenies and Other Short Subjects,� is a finalist for a prestigious Lambda Literary Award. The upcoming Lambda Literary Awards celebrate achievement in lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) books published in 2012. Kailey teaches Transgender Studies and Writing Your Gender. Winners will be announced during a ceremony on June 3 in New York City.

B. Afeni McNeely Cobham,
a lecturer in the Department of African and African American Studies, will have her research included in the next volume of the National Association of Student Personnel Administrators Journal about Women in Higher Education. The article is entitled "Self-Will, Power, and Determination: A Qualitative Study of Black Women Faculty and the Role of Self-Efficacy."

The Strides Toward Encouraging Professions in Science (STEPS) program directed by Rosemarie DePoy Walker, assistant professor of chemistry, has received a $155,955 grant from the National Institutes of Health for the period April , 2013 � March 31, 2014. This is fifth year for the federally funded program.

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