News about ASU Faculty & Staff

Joaquin Vilá, Ph.D.

Adams State hires Vilá as VPAA

“He has a wealth of experience and background in accreditation, strategic planning, and budget management,” Nehring said. Continue Reading…

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Adams State presents An Evening of Performance Art

“The course is a collaboration of student artists who come together to create new works, challenge personal and artistic boundaries, and expand their understanding of what art is and can be.” Continue Reading…

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Adams State sociology students attend annual conference

Jessica Fritz and Mayra Garcia presented “ASU Students’ Attitudes and Behaviors about Contraception.” Continue Reading…

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Adams State Theatre opens She Kills Monsters April 27

“Everyone will feel the heart in She Kills Monsters. I recommend it for anyone who wants to laugh and kick a little butt.” Continue Reading…

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Ortiz honored for forty years of service to Adams State

Jenna Neilsen, professor of HPPE, received the Exemplary Performance Award. Continue Reading…

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Off Country is next Faculty Lecture

The goal is to use digital media to advocate for responsible nuclear stewardship, empower and educate local communities and connect activists, community members and generations. Continue Reading…

ASU Trustees adopt Financial Action Plan to restore fiscal health

Adams State University has put itself in a solid financial position after the ASU Board of Trustees on Friday approved a list of cost-saving recommendations. Continue Reading…

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From shelter dog to reading companion

“Building upon the human-animal bond, canine-assisted reading programs provide a unique way to promote children's literacy,” Bruneau said. Continue Reading…

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Manzanares will present at April 4 Faculty Lecture

Using the works of John Gottman, Hellen Fisher, Robert Sternberg, Desmond Morris, John Grey and others, Manzanares will discuss the development and deterioration of relationships. Continue Reading…

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The Nature of Flow is next Faculty Lecture

These findings among rock climbers are consistent with the literature and thus are relevant to flow in other contexts. Continue Reading…

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Adams State will host reading by local authors

Come join them for an evening of reading and conversation about what it means to write stories, essays and poems set in the contemporary West. Continue Reading…

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Maker Space open house is March 7 and March 10

“We envisioned a place where people who like to create can meet, share tools and ideas and learn and create together,” Dahle said. Continue Reading…

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Santa Fe artist will lead hands-on workshop at Adams State

López, born and raised in Santa Fe, NM, is proud to be working in the long tradition of New Mexico santero artists. Continue Reading…

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ASU STEM Saturdays begin February 24

All sessions are designed with specific grade-level, developmentally appropriate lessons in mind. Continue Reading…

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Lunar eclipse is January 31

“It is fascinating to see the partial phase progress across the face of the moon, and the color of the moon during totality is both beautiful and kind of eerie.” Continue Reading…

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Adams State nursing graduates' pass rate on NCLEX increases

“The program provided the necessary resources for the 2017 cohort to pass on the first try,” Goebel said. Continue Reading…

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Adams State history professor featured in Colorado Experience Documentary

“I have had the pleasure of experiencing a variety of museum duties,” Olivas said. “It has been a great opportunity.” Continue Reading…

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ASU students receive real-life opportunity

“It all started with sitting in the actual NCAA meeting, which was pretty awesome to observe,” Bilderbeck said. Continue Reading…

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Crowther will present annual lecture recognizing MLK Jr.

In honor of Martin Luther King Jr., Adams State University Professor of History Dr. Ed Crowther will present “Fifty Years Since King” beginning at 12 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 17, in Porter Hall 130. Continue Reading…

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Adams State students attend HACU Conference

“The conference educates our students to become leaders and provides them opportunities to network with professionals from around the world.” Continue Reading…

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Study still seeking volunteers for cancer and exercise study

Anyone that is a survivor can be part of the study, with their doctor’s approval; including anyone that has started treatment, is going through treatment, has completed treatment, or is in remission. Continue Reading…

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Professors will present research on gender bias in STEM Fields

As part of their own research, they created paired videos of male and female chemistry teaching assistants in an attempt to expand upon the existing research on implicit biases. Continue Reading…

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Craft Fair is November 18

Shop early for holiday gifts at the Adams State University Classified Employees Council Annual Craft Fair. Continue Reading…

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Adams State Classified Employees Council Craft Fair is November 18

The Adams State University Classified Employees Council is seeking vendors for their annual Craft Fair, to be held from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 18, in the Plachy Hall Field House. Continue Reading…

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Nehring will discuss effectiveness of CDE school rating system

Examining statewide data from several different angles leads to the conclusion that the SPF has disproportionate negative impact on rural districts and/or schools... Continue Reading…

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Adams State requests community participation in survey

Adams State University is in the process of reviewing and revising its Academic Master Plan, which frames the ongoing analysis of all academic programs and more. Continue Reading…

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The Annual Adams State Chemistry Magic Show is October 27

After the show, elementary school children can participate in safe and fun hands-on activities in Porter Hall, third floor. Continue Reading…

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ASU HPPE Department seeking volunteers for wellness study

The data showed there were increases among participants in multiple domains of fitness, including muscle strength, endurance, flexibility, and body composition. Continue Reading…

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Location Change - Guest lecturer will speak about Tour de France

His work has focused on a number of research themes involving the use of exercise and nutrition to improve health and exercise performance. Continue Reading…

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Of Words and Walls final events include debate and dialogue

“This is an exciting opportunity for us to come together as a community and talk,” added Taylor. Continue Reading…