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A ballet dancer with a passion for politics
Frontlines - A ballet dancer with a passion for politics

Morgan Buchanan’s schedule, like that of many undergraduates, is packed. She juggles classes, studying, friends and family. Her days are long, and she has learned how to make use of every break. Her job is especially demanding. In 2016, after years of training and dedicated study, Buchanan became a soloist for the Colorado Ballet.

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CU in the City research highlights wildlife with focus on education, conservation
Frontlines - CU in the City research highlights wildlife with focus on education, conservation

As city planners grapple with the fallout of explosive growth, eyeing its effect on everything from housing to highways, Sarah St. Onge hopes her recently-launched master’s project can make a difference in the future of a vulnerable and often-stealthy metro-area population: the critters that live among us.

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Math Circle Programs Affecting Education in Colorado and Beyond
Frontlines - Math Circle Programs Affecting Education in Colorado and Beyond

How do you help students and teachers become passionate about mathematics? You put them in a circle. "A Math Circle, that is," says Associate Professor of Mathematics and Mathematics Education, Diana White.

Math Circles engage mathematics professionals in providing K-12 students and their teachers with informal opportunities to explore, create, and communicate substantive mathematics; increase their problem-solving skills; and develop or deepen enjoyment of mathematics. The program focuses mainly on middle-school teachers, with additional workshops for elementary and high school teachers, and to date over 450 teachers from dozens of school districts across the state have participated in Math Circles at CU Denver.

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