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Amy Hasinoff Clarifies the Legality of the Actions of Florida Representative Gaetz

April 15, 2021

Amy Hasinoff, Associate Professor of Communication, recently co-authored a study on image-based abuse, and said in a recent interview, "Just because someone consented to send a photo doesn't mean the receiver has consent to distribute it. That's a completely separate act." Matt Gaetz thought he could 'do what he wanted'...

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Chip Colwell Explores Museums Holding the Remains of African Americans

April 15, 2021

Scholars and activists across the US are now seeking to recognize and redress the deep history of violence against Black bodies. Museums and society are finally confronting how the desires of science have at times eclipsed the demands of human rights, writes co-author Chip Colwell, Associate Research Professor of Anthropology...

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New Book on the Post Office in History and Society from Cameron Blevins

April 15, 2021

Paper Trails: The US Post and the Making of the American West , a new book from History Associate Professor CTT Cameron Blevins, was published April 1 st . In this cutting-edge interpretation of the late nineteenth-century United States, Cameron Blevins argues that the US Post wove together two of...

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James Walsh on Irish Heritage in Colorado

April 1, 2021

While cities like New York, Boston and Chicago are widely recognized for their Irish American communities, Colorado can trace its Irish connection back to the late 1800s and a mining boom in the state. “The first Irish communities in the state were in the Central City area," said Political Science...

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Good Work of Kristin Kilbourn and Her Graduate Students during the Pandemic Highlighted

April 1, 2021

Kristin Kilbourn, an associate professor in the Department of Psychology at CU Denver, discusses partnership with Energize Colorado, a nonprofit dedicated to helping Coloradans recover from the COVID-19 pandemic. Group sessions helping small business owners navigate the uncertainty of the pandemic 9 News , Mar 18

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Sarah Fields Part of Amicus Brief to Supreme Court on NCAA Case

April 1, 2021

On March 31, 2021, the U. S. Supreme Court heard the case of NCAA v. Alston. It is an antitrust case in which the NCAA argues that the property rights of Division I basketball and FBS football athletes should be dismissed because college athletes are amateurs. Lawyer and Communications Professor...

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Alaskan Rainforests are Impacted by Rising Temperatures According to Research from Brian Buma

April 1, 2021

The northeast Pacific coastal temperate rainforest in southeast Alaska can store more than 1,000 tons of carbon per hectare in biomass and soil. Across this region, glaciers are disappearing faster than most other places on the planet, and winter snowfall is turning into winter rain. “This is an incredible landscape...

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Esther Sullivan on the Importance of Mobile-Home Parks to Affordable Housing

March 18, 2021

Assistant Professor of Sociology Esther Sullivan, author of the book Manufactured Insecurity: Mobile Home Parks and Americans’ Tenuous Right to Place, said mobile-home parks now compose one of the largest sources of nonsubsidized low-income housing in the country. “How important are they to our national housing stock? Unbelievably important,” Sullivan...

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Group Investigating the Largest Dinosaur Tracks Site in China Includes Martin Lockley

March 18, 2021

Paleontologists including Emeritus Geography and Environmental Sciences Professor Martin G. Lockley recently confirmed (in a piece published in Geoscience Frontiers) that they have found the largest dinosaur track site ever discovered in China. The site, in Zhaojue, Sichuan province, covers an area of over 9,000 square meters, including at least...

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Cameron Blevins Profiled on the Importance of the US Post Office

March 18, 2021

In 2020, the U.S. Postal Service handled more than 129 billion pieces of mail. Though that number is 78 billion less than it was in 2000, mail and package delivery has taken on new significance during the pandemic. Add controversies over its funding and an election that turned on millions...