Professor Tom Lundberg coordinates the Fibers program in the Department of Art and Art History. He is especially interested in cloth that marks time, carries identity, or migrates with people.
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Assistant Professor Leisl Carr Childers studies public history and the American West. Her interest in public lands stems from a love of being outdoors and a passion for horses, which she has brought into the classroom through special courses.
Assistant Professor Orestes “Pat” Hastings’ research explores the mechanisms and processes through which economic inequalities become social inequalities. When he’s not running statistics, he can be found running the trails of Colorado as an ultramarathoner.
Assistant Professor Ziyu Long researches organizational, group, and career communications in the Department of Communication Studies.
Families with different structures parent differently – and that can perpetuate inequality across generations.
We’re aware of the role technology plays in shaping our individual lives, but how does technology affect and influence our society and our future? The specific skills and tools unique to the liberal arts can provide understanding as well as a way to navigate the ways technology does (or doesn’t) advance the human experience.
One of the most spectacular facts of the last two centuries of economic history is the exponential growth in GDP per capita in most of the world. This economic progress, unprecedented in human history, would be impossible without major breakthroughs in technology. Many believe we are on the verge of a new technological revolution that will see Artificial Intelligence (AI) automating a majority of tasks that are currently performed by humans. Should we see AI as liberating or as a destructive force?
Bitcoin, the most popular cryptocurrency, has been touted as an amazing solution for those without easy access to a traditional bank. While it certainly opens up opportunities for people in developing nations who otherwise have to rely on third parties to help them receive and transfer money, it is not a cure-all. Plus, there are environmental implications to running all of the servers needed to mine Bitcoin. So, are cryptocurrencies worth it?
Fort Collins is often called the “Choice City,” but for whom? In Dr. Josh Sbicca’s Social Movements course, students are asked to look at the social inequalities in Fort Collins and create protest art as a result. By using drones to capture images, sounds, and voices and editing software to create meaning, tell a story, and call for social change, students are using technology to take a new look at the Choice City.