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February 2011


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News from February 2011:

Berman named director of the Center for Global Health

Steve Berman

AURORA, Colo. (Feb. 3, 2011) – Stephen Berman, MD, has been named director of the Center for Global Health at the Colorado School of Public Health and medical advisor for the Global Health Institute at The Children’s Hospital.

Students invest in promising start-up

DENVER (Feb. 7, 2011) - Students from the University of Colorado Denver Business School have invested $50,000 in a promising start-up, selling single-dose aspirin in powdered form.

Study finds mail balloting saves millions

DENVER (Feb. 7, 2011) – The Buechner Institute for Governance at the School of Public Affairs at the University of Colorado Denver has released a report that found the cost of mail-in ballot elections was nearly 19 percent less than in-person voting.

University of Colorado Denver receives gift from Walmart to help green Colorado communities

Solar panel on roof

DENVER (Feb. 7, 2011) – Communities across Colorado are going green, thanks to the Colorado Municipal League (CML) and a second generous gift from the Walmart Foundation to the University of Colorado Denver.

University of Colorado Denver named ACI Outstanding University for 2010

DENVER (Feb. 14, 2011) – The University of Colorado Denver, through the College of Engineering and Applied Science, has been named American Concrete Institute (ACI) Outstanding University for 2010.

University of Colorado Cancer Center joins with Kaiser

AURORA, Colo. (Feb. 14, 2011) - The University of Colorado Cancer Center has joined forces with Kaiser Permanente to strengthen its cancer research efforts.

University of Colorado Denver’s Pyramid Plus partners with The Colorado Health Foundation

University of Colorado Denver’s Pyramid Plus partners with The Colorado Health Foundation

DENVER (Feb. 14, 2011) – Pyramid Plus: The Colorado Center for Social Emotional Competence and Inclusion at the University of Colorado Denver is pleased to announce a new partnership with The Colorado Health Foundation.

Young Colorado researcher wins National Lung Cancer Partnership grant for screening research

AURORA, Colo. (Feb. 15, 2011)—A young researcher at the University of Colorado Cancer Center believes she could find a simple, non-invasive test that would diagnose lung cancer in its very earliest stages or even while it’s still pre-cancerous.

Milk thistle extract controls lung cancer in mice

AURORA, Colo. (Feb. 15, 2011)— Silibinin, a milk thistle extract, decreases tumor size in mice by inhibiting production of an enzyme that is overexpressed in certain types cancer.

Colorado’s low taxes, budget cuts threaten essential public services

DENVER (Feb. 17, 2011) – Without increases in revenue, Coloradans face dwindling public services and an inability to make government more efficient, a report from the Buechner Institute for Governance at the School of Public Affairs has found.

High altitude training offers clues to fighting lethal health problems

AURORA, Colo. (Feb. 18, 2011) -- When the body is deprived of oxygen during a major surgery, the kidneys, heart muscles or lungs can be injured as a result. The problem is that lack of oxygen can lead to inflammation.

Town of Fowler, Vestas, CLEER and eight Coloradans receive Wirth Chair Awards

DENVER (Feb. 28, 2011) – The Wirth Chair Awards recognizing sustainable synergies will honor representatives of industry, environmental groups and policymakers from across the state at the 12th annual Wirth Chair luncheon to be held Thursday, March 3.

Libyan students counseled

DENVER (Feb. 28, 2011) - As political and military turmoil grips Libya, more than 100 students from that nation met Monday to air concerns over how the unrest might affect their education.

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