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News from September 2011:

Criminal Justice professor investigates "Green" crimes

Paul Stretesky

DENVER (Sept. 1, 2011) - Paul Stretesky has become a pioneer in a new field called green criminology, which focuses on environmental harm, crime, law, regulation, victimization and justice.

Researchers find hormone that predicts premature death in kidney patients

AURORA, Colo. (Sept. 9, 2011) - University of Colorado School of Medicine researchers have discovered that high levels of a specific hormone can predict premature death in kidney patients.

Energy leaders debate direction of energy policy in rapidly changing world

DENVER (Sept. 9, 2010) - Hundreds of energy professionals and executives gathered at the Hyatt Regency Denver Thursday for the second annual Energy Moving Forward conference where they debated energy policy in a rapidly industrializing world.

Cancer League of Colorado commits $2 million toward University of Colorado Cancer Center endowed chair

AURORA, Colo. (Sept. 13, 2011) - With a new $2 million pledge toward a Cancer League of Colorado endowed chair at the CU Cancer Center, Cancer League now will go a step further to advance world-class cancer research here in Colorado.

CU Regents name three distinguished professors

Distinguished professors Joseph Kay, Wayne Cascio, Richard Traystman and Peter deLeon, with CU President Bruce Benson

DENVER (Sept. 13, 2011) - Top honors were announced at this month’s Regents meeting for four outstanding faculty members. The regents acknowledged their work, leadership and dedication in naming the five award recipients.

UC Denver’s LiveWell Westwood Program begins this year’s farmer’s market at Munroe Elementary School

DENVER (Sept. 21, 2011) - Just last month, Westwood’s Munroe Elementary School opened its Farmer’s market for the first time this year as part of CU Denver's LiveWell Westwood Program.

NCAA names CU medical student a finalist for Woman of the Year

Kelsey Ward

​AURORA, Colo. (Sept. 21, 2011) – Kelsey Ward, a first-year student at the University of Colorado School of Medicine, is one of just nine national finalists for the NCAA Woman of the Year Award.

CU Denver’s National Veterans’ Training Institute wins $12.2 million

AURORA, Colo. (Sept. 21, 2011) - The National Veterans’ Training Institute at the University of Colorado Denver has received a five year, $12.2 million dollar award from the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Veterans' Employment and Training.

Education grant boosts math and science instruction for multilingual learners

DENVER (Sept. 22, 2011) - A social network of university faculty and those preparing to become teachers will soon create online and professional communities in an effort to improve academic achievement for multilingual learners in urban K-12 schools.

University of Colorado Hospital Named Top-Performing Academic Hospital in United States

AURORA, Colo. (Sept. 22, 2011) - The University of Colorado Hospital has just been named the highest-performing academic hospital in the United States for the delivery of quality health care.

Commerce Secretary Blank at Anschutz Medical Campus

Rebecca Blank

AURORA, Colo (Sept. 23, 2011) - U.S. Commerce Secretary Blank visits bioengineering lab at University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus, Sept. 23, 2011.

CU awarded grant to reduce youth violence in Denver neighborhood

AURORA, Colo. (Sept. 23, 2011) - The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) has awarded CU a $6.5 million grant aimed at reducing youth violence in Denver’s Montbello neighborhood.

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