News from School of Interdisciplinary Arts & Sciences

Category: IAS

Jennifer Atkinson Gives Keynote Talk at Woodland Park Zoo Conference on Empathy

Jennifer Atkinson gave the keynote address at a multi-day summit hosted by ACE for Wildlife (Advancing Conservation through Empathy), a network of twenty AZA accredited zoos and aquariums working together to create effective practices to foster empathy for animals and people.

February 21, 2023

Rachel Foote, Jennifer Keene, and Lisa Olason receive IAS Staff Recognition Awards

IAS staff are talented and valuable individuals, often performing work behind the scenes to keep the school functioning and to enable exceptional impact. In February, IAS established staff recognition awards to honor staff members for their extraordinary service, skillful leadership, completing special projects, significant dedication, or other outstanding achievements. IAS staff members Rachel Foote, Jennifer Keene, and Lisa Olason are the first recipients of these awards.

May 2, 2021

Grace Ryan receives IAS Staff Recognition Award

Grace Ryan, IAS Program Coordinator for Operations and Events, received one of the very first IAS Staff Recognition Awards. Grace was nominated by IAS faculty member Colin Danby. Grace’s extraordinary coordination, attention to detail, and thoughtful communication ensured that IAS led a successful search for ...

April 1, 2021