The complexities of today’s global challenges require approaches that address them head-on with creativity, an equity mindset, and diverse, interdisciplinary teams. As Colorado’s only public urban research university, our R1- affiliated research enterprise is designed to solve problems that matter – from pandemic mitigation and vaccine hesitancy to urban sustainability.
Poised to respond to real-world challenges in real time and look around corners to uncover new and emerging discoveries, CU Denver’s researchers continue to lead ground-breaking research on the COVID-19 pandemic. From PPE development to addressing inequalities that emerged or were exacerbated during the pandemic, CU Denver observed and acted when much of the world stopped. Here are some stories that highlight our work and findings.