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  • Francisco Conejo in Denver

    The Origins of Panhandling in Denver

    Jul 21, 2020
    Like many major cities and urban areas in the U.S., Denver has seen an increase in panhandling. Francisco Conejo, PhD, Senior Marketing Instructor/Researcher at the Business School, explored the fundamental causes behind the emergence of panhandling in Denver.
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  • A student works on a safer football helmet

    NFL Awards CU Denver, Impressio, Inc. a Grant for Helmet Safety

    Jun 30, 2020
    The $491,999 grant will support Chris Yakacki, PhD, associate professor in CU Denver’s College of Engineering, Design and Computing and co-founder of Impressio, and his team’s work on the creation of innovative helmet prototypes.
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  • Esther Sullivan

    Professor Works to Solve Problem of Affordable Housing in Denver

    Feb 13, 2020
    Through her research as an urban sociologist, Esther Sullivan examines the inequality of access to housing in at-risk areas, often unseen areas such as mobile home parks. Though mobile homes serve as the country’s single largest source of unsubsidized affordable housing, zoning regulations leave mobile home parks largely unprotected from urbanization. It’s a problem that is particularly acute in rapidly developing metropolitan areas like Denver.
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  • TIAA Chancellor's Engaged Urban Scholars

    University and Business Leaders Honor Faculty for Urban Research

    Jan 17, 2020
    On Wednesday, Jan. 15, university and community leaders from throughout the region convened at CityCenter to formally honor the TIAA Chancellor's Urban Engaged Scholars as leading exemplars of how CU Denver serves as an asset to the city. Denver Mayor Michael Hancock commemorated the inaugural cohort of scholars by placing a gold stole over the following faculty members for their outstanding work.
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