Zaidins Mentoring Denver's Physicists of Tomorrow to Brighter Futures

Sept. 29, 2015

Chair of the Physics Department Clyde Zaidins with a student mentee When Clyde Zaidins retired from CU Denver in 2004 he moved to a quiet peninsula off the coast of Washington state and left the high-stress world of academia far behind...or so he thought. With research interests in astrophysics and...

Master of Integrated Sciences Brings Interdisciplinary Study to Purposeful Students

May 5, 2015

Assistant Professor of Physics Doug Shepherd with students in his lab. Akbar Esfahani transferred into the Master of Integrated Sciences (MIS) program from the Mathematics and Statistical Sciences department after he learned that he could design a degree that would make him uniquely qualified across a broad range of topics...

Yeatman studies the effects of living with HIV/AIDS on childbearing and family planning

May 5, 2015

Left to right: Sydney Lungu (Data Manager), Sara Yeatman, Jenny Trinitapoli (Penn State), and Abdallah Chilungo (Project Manager) Although the world has been distracted lately by the recent deadly Ebola outbreaks, HIV is still the leading infectious killer and one of the most serious health problems facing the planet's population...

Thayer research shows link between ethnic discrimination and health of pregnant women and infants

May 5, 2015

Assistant Professor of Anthropology, Zaneta Thayer In the first ever study to look at intergenerational effects of discrimination on stress hormones, Zaneta Thayer, Assistant Professor of Anthropology, shows that women who experience racial discrimination while pregnant suffer significant health impacts that are passed on to their infants. "Many people think...

Reich researches issues behind parental choice to not vaccinate children

Feb. 25, 2015

Few healthcare topics are currently as hotly debated as vaccination choice. Fear and anger on both sides of the argument have fueled highly emotional public discourse and questions about changes in policy and regulation. Lately, the news is full of stories about outbreaks of vaccine-controlled infectious diseases like measles and...

Where There is Harm in Teenage Sexting, Hasinoff's New Book Takes a Deeper Look

Feb. 25, 2015

Smartphones are now ubiquitous among teens, and everyone has heard stories of the crises that ensue when private images go viral—disrupting and damaging young lives. Sexual shaming used to take place in hallways, locker rooms, and on bathroom walls, but now technology has raised the stakes, sending lawmakers, school administrators,...

Student Leadership Group Seeks to Transform Personal and Cultural Views About Body Image

Feb. 25, 2015

If there could be any doubt that concerns over standards of exterior beauty remain an issue on the minds of Americans consider this: last year, the Today show and Aol.com conducted an online survey that discovered more than 60% of adult women worry more about their physical appearance than about...

Noah McDermott Writes Tales of the Human Condition

Dec. 16, 2014

Noah McDermott chose CU Denver because he grew up in the heart of the city and always loved city life. He never saw a campus sharing three institutions as a drawback; instead he embraced it as an opportunity. He describes the beautiful campus and the chance to meet so many...

AnneMarie Rossi is Changing the World One Mind at a Time

Dec. 16, 2014

AnneMarie Rossi's character, commitment to her community, and research work are intimately intertwined. A stand-out student and recipient of the 2014 Outstanding Undergraduate award for CLAS, AnneMarie is a member of the National Collegiate Honors Society and the International Golden Key Honors Society, but her proudest achievements have come outside...

Courtney Harrell is a CU Denver Storyteller

Dec. 16, 2014

Courtney Harrell likes writing stories about people doing everyday things – but doing it in a way that gets her readers' attention. Writing as an intern for The University of Colorado Denver's Communications team, Courtney has worked hard to tell the stories of otherwise unsung efforts from students, faculty, and...

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