North / East Denver Change Contributing to Gentrification Debates

Sept. 27, 2016

Created by an interdisciplinary team based in CLAS, North/East Denver Change , a website dedicated to nonpartisan information about developments and the neighborhoods being affected, got some international attention recently. Humanities and Social Sciences Instructor Jordan Hill says, "After our front page story in The Westword in May, it is...

Hasinoff Continues as a Go-to on Sexting

Sept. 27, 2016

Amy Adele Hasinoff, Assistant Professor of Communication, continues to discuss how teen sexting should be addressed by the legal system, schools and parents after her recent book Sexting Panic , won the National Communication Association's 2016 Diamond Anniversary Book Award . So your kid’s been caught sexting. Now what? Colorado...

CU Succeed Recognized Leading the Way in Four-Year Institution Dual Enrollment Education

Sept. 27, 2016

Nearly a third of Colorado’s 11th and 12th graders took "dual enrollment" classes last year, with the University of Colorado Denver serving the most at four-year institutions with 4,878 students. More Colorado high school students are taking college courses Denver Post, May 6

Noel on the Ambitious Founding of Denver

Sept. 27, 2016

When the city was first founded, there was little hope that it would last. Thomas J. Noel or "Dr. Colorado," a Professor of History and Director of Public History, Preservation & Colorado Studies explained recently, "The difference was the people involved – the human beings who worked to keep the...

Reich on Her New Book

Sept. 27, 2016

Calling the Shots: Why Parents Reject Vaccine , by Jennifer A. Reich, Associate Professor of Sociology, was released last month by NYU Press. For or over a decade, Reich has been studying the phenomenon of vaccine refusal from the perspectives of parents who distrust vaccines and the corporations that make...

Geography Faculty and 5 Fridges Farm Working to Help Save Bees

Sept. 27, 2016

Geography and Environmental Science Senior Instructor Amanda Weaver, Assistant Professor Kristy Briles, and Assistant Professor Anika Mosier are all doctors turned beekeepers: "Each has a different area of focus. Weaver is the experienced beekeeper and agricultural geographer." "Briles is a palynologist -- a scientist who studies pollen. Mosier is a...

Shelby Shares Her Personal Connections to Addiction

Sept. 27, 2016

"I chose to write my book because my father died of a heart attack as the result of smoking" says Associate Philosophy Professor Candice Shelby. "My mother died on a ventilator after suffering from an addiction to prescription pills; and my sister died at 42 from street drugs." Behind Addiction:...

Argys comments on the Denver Job Market

Sept. 27, 2016

Colorado overall is still waiting to see a significant uptick in wage growth, and the link between wage growth and a tight labor market may not be as strong at is has been in the past, according to Associate Dean and Economics Professor Laura Argys. It's "an employee's job market"...

Lippert research ties poverty and obesity

May 10, 2016

A new study from Adam Lippert, Assistant Professor of Sociology, finds that adolescents who grow up and consistently live in poor neighborhoods are more likely to become or remain obese in adulthood than their peers who live in more affluent areas. These patterns are more pronounced for young women. The...

Masters on making happiness

May 10, 2016

"The one thing we think we know for sure is that people aren't very good at predicting what will make them happy," says Kevin S. Masters, Professor and Program Director of Clinical Health Psychology. Along with Dana Steidtmann (clinical psychologist with the University of Colorado Denver Medical School) Masters sites...

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