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Correcting a Red-State Rumor, Jennifer Reich Weighs in on Vaccination Deaths

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has NOT announced that lethal batches of COVID-19... Read more
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Esther Sullivan on Mobile Home Park Water Issues

Many American mobile home parks were built in the 1970s and ’80s — meaning their... Read more
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Brian Buma on Wildfires and Wildfire Mitigation in Colorado

"Fire is a perfectly normal thing in Colorado," said Brain Buma, Associate Professor of Integrative... Read more
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Denver’s Zoning History Relates to Modern Affordability According to Mandy Rees

In Denver’s early days, there were few rules about what had to go where in... Read more
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Diana Tomback on the Positive Side to Whitebark Pine’s Endangered Listing

“The listing of whitebark pine provides authority, coordination, additional funding sources, and soon, a roadmap... Read more
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James Walsh on Starbucks’ New Union Contract Negotiations

“It typically takes new unions at least a year to get their first contracts,” said... Read more
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Sara Branco Awarded $1.1M Educational Grant

May 11, 2023

Assistant Professor of Integrative Biology Sara Branco was recently awarded a $1,169,284 Department of Energy, Joint Genome Institute (JGI) Director’s Science Program grant entitled ‘ Myco-Ed: Mycological Curriculum for Education and Discovery’ . This multi-institution effort lead by the JGI and involving the Arizona Genomics Institute, CU Denver, CU Boulder,...

Priscilla Burrows and Damian Dunford Host WSCEC

May 11, 2023

The annual Western States Chemical Education Conference was hosted April 22-23 by Priscilla Burrow and Damian Dunford, faculty in the Chemistry department. Students and faculty from 14 different colleges and universities participated in workshops, panel discussions, roundtables, and a poster session. Attendees discussed topics such as student motivation, ways to...

Chloe East and Barton Willage Appointed NBER Faculty Research Fellows

April 27, 2023

Assistant Professors Chloe East and Barton Willage, from the Department of Economics, have been appointed Faculty Research Fellows at the National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER). East was selected for the Program on Children group, and Willage for the Health Economics group. The NBER is the leading nonprofit economic research...

Diane Fritz Appointed President of the US Board of OpenStreetMap

April 27, 2023

Diane Fritz, Geospatial Data Scientist at the Auraria Library and instructor in the Department of Geography and Environmental Sciences, has worked for many years with Free and Open Source Software for Geospatial Applications (FOSS4G) applied to diverse physical and human geography topics. She has been on the OSM US advisory...

Award-Winning Northeast Asia Panel Featured Xiaofei Gao

April 27, 2023

Xiaofei Gao, an Assistant Profession in History, was on the panel, " Labor and Knowledge Production in Modern Northeast Asia ," which won the Hilary Conroy Award at the Association of Asian Studies (AAS) annual conference in Boston, March 16-19, 2023. This award recognizes academic excellence in AAS Annual Conference...