Research and Creative Activities Symposium

RaCAS Symposium

Mission Statement

The purpose of the Research and Creative Activities Symposium is to promote and showcase the scholarly activities of undergraduate and graduate students, celebrate the creative process, foster professional development through academic excellence, promote and showcase collaborative efforts among students and faculty, encourage interdisciplinary scholarly activities, establish and build connections with the community, and celebrate and foster diversity at CU Denver.

Planning Committee Members

  • Dave Albeck, Psychology
  • Lesley Bishop, Experiential Learning Center
  • Caleb Carr, Student Government Assocation
  • Colleen Donnelly, English
  • Jeff Franklin, Associate Dean, CLAS
  • Carey McAndrews, Architecture and Planning
  • Candice Shelby, Philosophy
  • Randy Tagg, Physics
  • Angela VanDijk, Bioengineering
  • ​​​Travis Vermilye, Visual Arts
  • Rachel Wilcoxson, Experiential Learning Center

Support Team

  • Richard J. Traystman, Vice Chancellor for Research Office
  • Candace Berryman