News & Press Releases

The inaugural RMWCA Summer Book Club will feature Around the Texts of Writing Center Work

From: Clint Gardner, President Elect, Rocky Mountain Writing Centers AssociationDate: May 23RMWCA listserv The inaugural Rocky Mountain Writing Centers Association Summer Book Club will be reading Mark Hall’s Around the Texts of Writing Center Work: An Inquiry-Based Approach to Tutor Education. Our first meeting will be on June 28, 2018…

Beautiful Flesh wins Colorado Book Award!

Beautiful Flesh: A Body of Essays, edited by Stephanie G’Schwind and published by the Center for Literary Publishing at Colorado State University is the winner of the 2018 Colorado Book Award in Anthology. Congratuations to Stephanie and contributors Amy Butcher, Wendy Call, Steven Church, Sarah Rose Etter, Matthew Ferrence, Hester…

Jamie White-Farnham awarded the Excellence in Scholarship award from the University of Wisconsin-Superior

Congratulations to Jamie White-Farnham, who was awarded the Excellence in Scholarship award from the University of Wisconsin-Superior!  White-Farnham was given the award for the publication of Writing Program Architecture, and because she has “exemplified dedication to scholarship and tireless production of articles and presentations that meet the highest standards of…

UPC participates in Knowledge Unlatched

University Press of Colorado is participating in the fifth pledging round of Knowledge Unlatched (KU), the central platform for sustainable Open Access (OA) funding models. 5 of the press's titles have been selected to KU Select 2018. Knowledge Unlatched is a global crowd funding initiative supported by more than 500…

National Nurses Week Announcement!

In celebration of National Nurses Week, UPC is proud to announce the upcoming publication of Unitary Caring Science: Philosophy and Praxis of Nursing, by Jean Watson!    

Adam Kaul on Lives of the Mind

Adam Kaul, coeditor of Leisure and Death: An Anthropological Tour of Death and Dying, talks about his work and the book on Lives of the Mind- a podcast exploring the passions and pursuits of liberal arts professors sponsored by Augustana’s Austin E. Knowlton Honors Program.  

UPC author Polly McLean on 9News

Polly McLean, author of the upcoming UPC title Remembering Lucile: A Virginia Family's Rise from Slavery and a Legacy Forged a Mile High spoke to Denver's 9news about Lucile Berkeley Buchanan Jones: <iframe width="640" height="360" style="border-width:1px; border-style:solid; border-color:#e6e6e6;" src="https://media.9news.com/embeds/video/8115566/iframe" allowfullscreen="true" webkitallowfullscreen="true" mozallowfullscreen="true"></iframe>

Social Ecology Press books now available thru UPC!

  Books from the Social Ecology Press at the International Association for Society and Natural Resources are now available through the University Press of Colorado! These accounts of human behavior, natural resources and the environment provide affordable books for classroom adoption and the natural resource professional community. IASNR is an interdisciplinary…

Lauren Haldeman's "Minotaur mini-tour"!

Details for Lauren Haldeman (author of Instead of Dying) and Kiki Petrosino's upcoming"Minotaur mini-tour" are below. Don't miss it!

Reclaiming Accountability wins the 2018 CWPA Best Books Award!

Reclaiming Accountability: Improving Writing Programs through Accreditation and Large-Scale Assessments, edited by Wendy Sharer, Tracy Ann Morse, Michelle F. Eble, and William P. Banks is the winner of the 2018 Council for Writing Program Administration Best Book Award!

UPC Authors on Sapiens

UPC authors Nancy Gonlin and April Nowell have a featured blog post on Sapiens! Check in out, and then learn even more in their book Archaeology of the Night: Life After Dark in the Ancient World.  

USUP author Joyce Kinkead Awarded Prestigious Accolade

Utah State University’s Office of Research and Graduate Studies announced Joyce Kinkead as the 2018 recipient of the D. Wynne Thorne Career Research Award, USU’s highest research honor. Kinkead, an English professor, has been at USU for 35 years. Her publications focus on Writing Studies and Undergraduate Research. She will…

Michele Zack in the Los Angeles Review of Books

Michele Zack's piece "Their Policy Is to Eliminate Us" adapted from her book, The Lisu, was published today in the Lost Angeles Review of Books!

CU's statement acknowledging Lucile Berkeley Buchanan as the first female Black graduate

"We cannot correct our historic sins, but we should admit them. Sometimes, we do." On March 21st, 2018, the University of Colorado published, and emailed to the CU student body, a statement by James W.C. White, interim dean at the College of Arts and Sciences, acknowledging Lucile Berkeley Buchanan as…

UPC is an Open Access Hero!

UPC is one of Knowledge Unlatched's 2018 Open Access Heroes... we're one of their top 10 publishers!And we're in good company, check out all the details below...

Nancy Gonlin and April Nowell on The Archaeology Show

Listen to Nancy Gonlin and April Nowell talk about The Archaeology of the Night on The Archaeology Show!  

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