|The Misguided War on Sexting|
To save kids from the dangers of sexting, we should stop trying to save kids from the dangers of sexting. So suggests Amy Adele Hasinoff, an assistant professor of communications at the University of Colorado Denver, in her counterintuitive but convincing new book, Sexting Panic: Rethinking Criminalization, Privacy, and Consent (University of Illinois Press).
|Envisioning a Colorado Haven for Readers, Nestled Amid Mountains of Books|
The pair also gathered an extensive list of dedicated supporters, including Kat Vlahos, director of the Center of Preservation Research at the University of Colorado, Denver. She began assigning her architecture students to draw up mock plans for the library.
|New York Times||4/16/2015
|Strand Life Sciences opens U.S. headquarters at Fitzsimons in Aurora|
Advancements in next-generation sequencing have created a "treasure trove" of data that could be applied in the field of oncology, said Dr. Dan Theodorescu, director of the University of Colorado Cancer Center at the university's School of Medicine on the Anschutz Medical Campus.
|Retirement: The payoffs of an active lifestyle|
Some people are planning ahead for their physical fitness in retirement just like they plan for their financial fitness, says one of the country's top national diet and exercise experts. And that's as it should be, he says.
|CU Denver domestic violence program provides help, advocacy|
A program at CU Denver is working to raise awareness of domestic violence and gender abuse.
|CU Denver All-Women A Cappella Group Wins Nationwide Competition|
University of Colorado Denver’s all-women a cappella group claimed first place at the Boston Sings (BOSS) Scholastic Competition. The group, Lark, beat out other prestigious schools such as Northeastern University, the University of Texas, and the Berklee College of Music last Friday. Lark consists of nine undergraduate women.
|Colorado's proposed 'right to rest' law slated for debate at the Capitol|
Tony Robinson, the chair of CU Denver's Political Science Department and author of the report, and Denver City Councilman Albus Brooks spoke with Colorado Matters host Ryan Warner.
|Colorado Public Radio||4/13/2015
|Small Businesses Can Reap Benefits From Wellness Programs|
“Small businesses face significant barriers when considering work site wellness programs because they lack the money, time, and knowledge about how to implement them,” said Dr. Lee Newman, professor of environmental and occupational health at the Colorado School of Public Health at the CU Anschutz Medical Campus, and the study’s lead author.
|Risk and Insurance||4/13/2015
|Guest Commentary: Politics intruding on Kids Survey|
Thanks to the survey, we now know that physically active teens on sports teams are less likely to abuse drugs and alcohol or engage in risky sexual behaviors. We also know that if teenagers use marijuana, they are more likely to attempt suicide. …
|Denver Police evacuate apartment building due to suspicious device|
University of Colorado Denver and Metropolitan State University students living at the complex were shut out of their residences, and without access to their cars, for 3½ hours. It started with police knocking on their doors and telling them to get out, they said. And they received a text from campus officials.
|Woman's 'Burning Mouth Syndrome' Had Strange Cause|
"It's common in postmenopausal women, and affects up to 7 percent of the general population," said study co-author Dr. Maria Nagel, a neurovirologist and professor at the University of Colorado School of Medicine in Aurora. Nagel compared the feeling to a "sunburn inside the mouth," adding that it feels similar to the pain caused by a tooth infection or a root canal.
|Denver doesn't earn enough to support its pro teams — but we do anyway|
Woody Eckard, professor of economics at the University of Colorado Denver, said it's because Denver's relatively low cost of living and the city's stance as a sports-loving town also comes into play.
|Denver Business Journal||4/9/2015
|Colorado Doctor Urges Surgeon General To Say Indoor Tanning Causes Cancer|
“Indoor UV tanning causes skin cancer,” Dr. Bob Dellavalle of the University of Colorado Cancer Center said. Dellavalle says there’s no tiptoeing around tanning beds. In a commentary in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine, he urges the surgeon general to make the definitive connection between indoor tanning and cancer.
|New Aurora medical production lab could keep top Anschutz talent from going elsewhere|
Housed in a 14,000-square-foot laboratory, the Gates Biomanufacturing Facility will focus on providing regenerative therapies for patients with diseases ranging from macular degeneration and skin irregularities to cancer.
|Family donates $1.5M for young breast cancer research|
An infusion of $1.5 million will go a long way at the University of Colorado Cancer Center. Dr. Virginia Borges will lead the research from the funding to help find new treatments for young women and young mothers who have breast cancer.
|Doors Open Denver offers rare look inside 60 buildings (Slideshow)|
Doors Open Denver also has several street tours leading up the event itself. The tours — guided by urban planning and development expert Ken Schroeppel, professor at the Urban and Regional Planning Program at the University of Colorado Denver and author of the blog "DenverInfill" — provide a thorough history of development in downtown Denver.
|Denver Business Journal||4/7/2015
|CU Denver study calls camping ban 'counterproductive'|
A study from the University of Colorado Denver found Denver's ban on sleeping or camping on city streets to be "harmful" to homeless people and ultimately "counterproductive." Professor Tony Robinson, the chair of CU Denver's political science department, called the law "legally indefensible and counterproductive in addressing the problem of the homeless" in a news release.
|Guest Commentary: Throwing a yellow flag on the treatment of American Indians|
Clearly American Indians have been and remain a disadvantaged and marginalized group -- which brings us back to the question of negative mascot imagery. I believe that the dehumanizing portrayal of American Indians as atavistic mascots makes it easier to dismiss their very real hardships.
|Columbia Journalism Review Rips Rolling Stone|
Amy Hasinoff weighs on whether the Rolling Stone UVA expose undermines the cause and cultural discourse around campus rape.
|Huffungton Post Live||4/6/2015
|Vail Daily health feature: Managing migraines|
Even though migraine headaches affect so many people, we still don’t quite know exactly what causes them. Dr. Marius Birlea, assistant professor of neurology at the University of Colorado Denver, said that in the past researchers believed that migraines were a disorder of the blood vessels inside the brain.