|Denver marijuana sellers zoned to low-income neighborhoods, study finds|
A 'not in my backyard' philosophy surrounding retail marijuana shops causes them to open mostly in low-income, ethnic-minority areas of Denver, according to a University of Colorado Denver study released Monday.
|Denver Business Journal||8/18/2014
|Aurora theater shooting defense seeks mystery CU records|
Defense attorneys in the Aurora theater shooting case have subpoenaed information that a witness has suggested University of Colorado officials may be trying to hide.
|Colorado’s largest gay-rights group to honor “straight allies” on Saturday|
One Colorado, the state’s largest gay-rights group, on Saturday will honor “straight allies” for their efforts in advancing equality and making a difference in the lives of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender Coloradans.
|Oregon's Citizens’ Initiative Review Could Expand To Other States|
Paul Teske is dean of the school of Public Affairs at the University of Colorado in Denver. He's on the advisory group of his state's version of the program.
|Northwest Public Radio||8/15/2014
|Once-Dilapidated City Train Stations Enjoying A Renaissance|
"Millennials are really driving this great inversion from the suburbs back to the city, but also baby boomers," says Jeremy Nemeth, chair of the Planning and Design department at the University of Colorado Denver.
|Denver's Union Station At Heart Of Urban Renewal|
Jeremy Nemeth, Chair of the Planning and Design Department at the University of Colorado Denver, said there’s a migration happening which is driving this new urban growth.
|CU Denver/Anschutz boost Colorado economy by $3.3 billion|
The University of Colorado Denver and the Anschutz Medical Campus contributed $3.3 billion to the local economy in fiscal year 2012-13, including $1.9 billion in indirect impacts, according to a report released Tuesday.
|Is living in the suburbs making YOU fat?|
The researchers do not explain why this is the case, but suggest it may be due to the tendency of people in rural spaces to use their car more, and walk less, because of poor public transport options.
|London Daily Mail||8/12/2014
|Regardless Of Location, Concussions Serious: Study|
Regardless of where on the head the players were hit, their symptoms were similar, as were the length of time symptoms lasted and how long players stayed off the field, researchers found. “We were actually a little bit surprised,” Dawn Comstock told Reuters Health.
|PSD makes school lunches an open book|
In addition to being able to see the specific nutrition facts of cafeteria food, now parents can access a database containing the ingredient makeup and allergens. "It's really exciting to see this kind of thing," said Virginia Clark, wellness dietician with University of Colorado Health.
|Walkable cities mean lower obesity and disease rates, says CU Denver study|
Cities that have denser, more compact living conditions are likely to have lower disease rates and obesity rates, according to a new University of Colorado Denver study.
|Denver Business Journal||8/11/2014
|CU's medical campus remembers Dr. Chip Ridgway as a humble helpful man|
The flag at Anschutz Medical Campus flew at half-staff on July 31 to honor a man who never gave himself credit. Dr. E. Chester "Chip" Ridgway died at age 72 from pancreatic cancer at his home in Greenwood Village, surrounded by family.
|Doctor contradicts pot findings|
Local health, law enforcement and school officials met Friday to grapple with the effects of legal marijuana on children and to push back on what they said were myths about marijuana use.
A new study from the University of Colorado may change that. “A protein that is released during rheumatoid arthritis into the blood seems to get into the brain and prevent Alzheimer’s disease from getting hold.” Dr. Huntington Potter, professor of Neurology at the University of Colorado told Ivanhoe.
|Ebola Virus Advances In Wildfire-Like Pattern, Researchers Say|
Ebola outbreaks in western Africa spread similarly to how wildfire advances, Colorado experts have discovered. When a fire is burning here, it ignites its neighbors. So all around a little zone we have new ignition,” Dr. Loren Cobb of the University of Colorado Denver said
|UC Health leases space for IT workers|
University of Colorado Health has leased the second and third floors at 3800 Automation Way in Fort Collins to house its IT employees working in Northern Colorado. The five-year lease is for 12,756 square feet of space. It contains three suites and has cubical workstations. The lease includes three five-year options and the right to expand.
|Northern Colorado Business Report||8/6/2014
|Denver's BarBets app now accepting wagers|
Ted Gantzer and Nick Peters were just a couple of poor, unemployed Denver residents when they set out to create a sports betting app — not exactly a novel idea. The money came from an angel investor in Texas. They met him through a business-plan competition at the University of Colorado Denver, where Gantzer is working on an MBA.
|Study: Plenty of parking at Denver stadiums|
Sports stadiums in Denver have too many parking spots, according to a new study done by the University of Colorado-Denver. Researcher Alejandro Henao, an engineering student at CU, spent two months dissecting the parking situation at Coors Field, Sports Authority Field, Dick's Sporting Goods Park and The Pepsi Center.
|What Does “Public Engagement” Mean For Housing Recovery In Lyons?|
Thanks to CU Denver College of Architecture and Planning graduate students and faculty, the Housing Recovery Task Force (HRTF) will have guidance about ways that the Town of Lyons can engage the public and work to reach agreement in the community so that the town’s trustees can move forward on housing recovery decisions.
|Study undercuts beliefs on menopausal hormone therapy|
"We were surprised, but we weren't shocked," said Nanette Santoro, chair of obstetrics-gynecology at the University of Colorado School of Medicine and one of 17 authors of the Kronos study. "Not all of the investigators believed we were necessarily going to see" a heart benefit.