Sullivan goes deep on mobile home insecurity

Sept. 6, 2018

"Part of the paradox at the heart of manufactured housing," explains Assistant Professor of Sociology Esther Sullivan, "is that it’s precisely the thing that makes it so affordable that also makes this a highly insecure form of housing." 99% Invisible: Immobile Homes KALW Public Radio San Francisco , Aug 24

Noel to lead state historians council

Aug. 23, 2018

On August 1, Colorado Day, History Colorado will install its new State Historians Council, comprising five historians from academic institutions across the state. History Professor Tom Noel will head the council. And so "Dr. Colorado," as Noel is known, will be in. History Colorado Replacing State Historian Patty Limerick With...

Stanton publishes new book on the Cold War

Aug. 23, 2018

The Cold War changed American citizens and their mindsets in different ways than Vietnam or other more traditional wars did. Political Science Lecturer Don Stanton wrote a new book, "Looking Back at the Cold War." Stanton told Colorado Matters that, with so much attention now on U.S.-Russian relations, understanding the...

Meet the CU Denver Dragon Boat Team

Aug. 23, 2018

The CU Denver Dragon Boat Team shared what Dragon Boat Racing is, and talked about their summer trip to Hong Kong. CU Denver Dragon Boat Team FOX 31 , Aug 9

Teresa Cooney, Chair and Professor of Sociology

Cooney on ex-spousal care in times of illness

Aug. 23, 2018

Chair and Professor of Sociology Teresa M. Cooney (recently named to the Editorial Board of The Journal of Adult Development) had a qualitative study published in 2014 (with Christine Proulx, Professor at the University of Missouri) of 21 ex-spouse caregivers. The study found that most assumed the role for the...

Andrew Friedson, Assistant Professor of Economics

Friedson on hot Colorado economy

Aug. 23, 2018

"I don't think it came as a shock to anybody that Colorado continues to be one of the hottest economies in the country," said Andrew Friedson, Assistant Economics Professor. Colorado's Economy Is Among The Fastest Growing In The Nation Colorado Public Radio , Aug 6

Hasinoff evaluates norms in popular media

Aug. 23, 2018

"(Media) is giving us what we want to watch, but it also shapes us," said Amy Adele Hasinoff, Assistant Communication Professor. "If there was a television show that ran counter to our expectations, it wouldn't be compelling." 'Sixteen Candles' and 'Law & Order': What stories on our screens teach us...

Emily Melnick, doctoral candidate in Health and Behavioral Sciences

Melnick and Li on plate effects on kids’ eating

Aug. 23, 2018

Published this month, research in Association of Plate Design With Consumption of Fruits and Vegetables Among Preschool Children (in the JAMA Pediatrics journal) found that on days when kids used certain plates they served themselves nearly 14 grams more vegetables per day on average — and ate about 7.5 grams...

Morris on #FreeRedFawn

Aug. 23, 2018

Political Science Professor and longtime organizer with the American Indian Movement of Colorado explains what the #FreeRedFawn movement has meant in Denver, why supporters believe Fallis was framed and then wrongly accused, and what Fallis has planned for the future. Glenn Morris Reflects on Red Fawn's Sentencing, Standing Rock Westword...

Hasinoff on technology and parental monitoring

July 19, 2018

Technology has helped make monitoring kids easier, as apps can track where they go and what they say, but Assistant Communication Professor Amy Hasinoff said, "It's much better to just start from communication, build a relationship, have an open dialogue." Should parents allow privacy for their kids or monitor their...