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College of Nursing receives funding to help reduce veteran suicides

Cemetary

AURORA, Colo. (April 30, 2015) – The CU Anschutz College of Nursing received funding this week for a new program designed to reduce the growing number of suicides among veterans.

Study links pay to performance of college football coaches

Coaches

DENVER (April 29, 2015) – A new study by researchers at the University of Colorado Denver Business School, found that colleges and universities typically get what they pay for when it comes to hiring top tier football coaches.

Children at risk for diabetes show immune response after oral insulin

pills

AURORA, Colo. (April 21, 2015) – Children at risk for type 1 diabetes, who were given daily doses of oral insulin, developed a protective immune response to the disease which could lay the groundwork for a vaccine against the chronic illness.

Advertainment on the rise

Run-D.M.C. - Adidas shoe

DENVER (March 10, 2015) – As branding and advertising creep into nearly every facet of life, a new study from the University of Colorado Denver shows it’s now making substantial inroads into popular music.

Is there harm in sexting?

texting

DENVER (Feb. 9, 2015) – A new book by Dr. Amy Hasinoff, a professor of Communication at CU Denver, examines the social conversations around sexting.

Bike-to work events offer chance to explore barriers to cycling

Bicyclists

DENVER (Jan. 28, 2015) – Cities that host bike-to-work events as their sole effort to increase commuter travel by bicycle may be missing a larger -- perhaps more valuable -- opportunity, according to a study led by CU Denver.

Business School study calls for audit transparency

DENVER (Jan. 26, 2015) – As major accounting companies increasingly outsource audit work to other firms, a new study from the CU Denver Business School says greater transparency is needed to help investors assess the quality of those audits.

Cities with more transportation options most resilient, study shows

Bicyclist in Denver

DENVER (Jan. 20, 2015) – CU Denver researchers studying how the region would react to a sudden spike in gas prices, found those living closest to their work, in areas with better multi-modal infrastructure would be the most resilient.

Small businesses good candidates for wellness programs

DENVER (Jan.13, 2015) – Small businesses are prepared to adopt workplace wellness programs and, based on the kinds of health risks facing employees, are a good target for such health interventions.

Study shows direct link between ethnic discrimination and health

Infant ear exam

DENVER – New research from the University of Colorado Denver shows that women who experience racial discrimination while pregnant suffer significant health impacts that are passed on to their infants.

Upgrading infrastructure could reduce future flood damage

DENVER (Oct. 29, 2014) - The severe flooding that devastated a wide swath of Colorado last year might have been less destructive if the bridges, roads and other infrastructure had been upgraded or modernized, according to a new study from CU Denver.

Federal grant will study underrepresented minorities in biomedical research

Spero M. Manson, PhD.

AURORA, Colo. (Oct. 28, 2014) - Spero M. Manson, PhD, is part of a collaborative team that was awarded a $19 million National Research Mentoring Network (NRMN) grant for a “Diverse Biomedical Workforce” from the National Institutes of Health (NIH).

Study exposes bias in transportation system design

Bicyclist in Denver

DENVER (Oct. 15, 2014) - America's streets are designed with an inherent bias toward the needs of automobiles, ignoring those of cyclists, public transit and pedestrians, a new study from CU Denver shows.

Researcher part of international team to protect ancient footprints

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DENVER (Oct. 14, 2014) - University of Colorado Denver Associate Anthropology Professor Charles Musiba has been appointed to an international team of advisors dedicated to creating a museum complex showcasing a collection of ancient footprints.

Office of Research Services celebrates grant awardees

CU Denver Office of Research Services recognizes grant awardees

DENVER—The Office of Research Services (ORS) at the University of Colorado Denver celebrated its first "class" of ORS grant awardees with a breakfast on Sept. 26.

CU Denver receives prestigious CIBER award

CU Denver Business school receives grant to support international education and research

DENVER—The U.S. Department of Education has designated the University of Colorado Denver as a Center for International Business Education and Research (CIBER) for 2014-2018, putting CU Denver among an elite group of 17 U.S. university awardees.

Musiba joins elite team at Rising Star anthropological expedition

Charles Musiba, CU Denver anthropology professor, identifies hominid bones as part of research team in South Africa

DENVER—A trove of ancient bones is as irresistible as it gets for an anthropologist. That's why Charles Musiba, PhD, jumped at the call to join an elite group of researchers in South Africa for the Rising Star Expedition.

Economic disparities impact infant health

Cute baby

DENVER (Aug. 20, 2014) - Women who are poor have higher cortisol levels in pregnancy and give birth to infants with elevated levels of the stress hormone, putting them at greater risk for serious disease later in life, according to a CU Denver study.

How zoning regulations can impact location of marijuana dispensaries

Marijuana storefront

DENVER (August 18, 2014) – Municipal zoning regulations may push marijuana dispensaries into low income, minority areas, according to a study just released by the University of Colorado Denver.

Study shows links between city design and health

Denver bicyclist

DENVER (Aug. 11, 2014) - In a rare study of how street network design affects public health, a CU Denver researcher has discovered that older, more compact cities promote more walking and biking and are generally healthier than many newer communities.

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