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2017
December
14,
2017
Joshua Wilson is an associate professor in the Department of Political Science at the University of Denver. He is the author of The New States of Abortion Politics and The Street Politics of Abortion: Speech, Violence, and America's Culture Wars. Wil...
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December
12,
2017
Seth Masket is director of the Center on American Politics and a professor in the Department of Political Science. He has taught at the University of Denver since 2004. Masket's areas of research and expertise focuses on American political parties at...
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December
07,
2017
Over a decade ago during a backcountry camping trip, Sarah Gjertson happened upon the remains of one of Colorado’s early mining settlements. Standing among the handcrafted wooden structures that had been there for more than a hundred years, she wonde...
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December
07,
2017
César Cuauhtémoc García Hernández is an assistant professor in the Sturm College of Law. He has taught at the University of Denver since 2013. César's academic interests center on crimmigration law, including teaching a seminar on the topic and havin...
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December
05,
2017
Ambassador Christopher Hill is Chief Advisor to the Chancellor for Global Engagement and Professor of the Practice in Diplomacy and the University of Denver. Prior to this position, Hill was the Dean of the Josef Korbel School of International Studie...
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November
28,
2017
Alison Schofield is truly living her childhood dream. An associate professor of religious and Judaic studies, she works with some of the most intriguing ancient manuscripts in Judaism and Christianity. “I was always a fan of Indiana Jones, and I w...
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November
17,
2017
Nancy Wadsworth is an associate professor in the department of political science. She has taught at the University of Denver since 2004. Wadsworth's primary areas of research focus on race, religion, political thought, American political culture and ...
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November
16,
2017
From power plants to water supply networks and transportation systems to waste management methods, the nation’s infrastructure is aging. However, research focusing on smart cities is helping communities replace infrastructure and move into the 21st c...
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November
15,
2017
Jonathan Adelman is a professor in the Josef Korbel School of International Studies. He has taught at the University of Denver since 1978 and served as Condoleezza Rice's doctoral adviser. Adelman has written or edited 12 books and has conducted hund...
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November
10,
2017
Jennifer Greenfield is an assistant professor in the Graduate School of Social Work. She has taught at the University of Denver since 2013. Greenfield's research focuses on the intersections of health and wealth disparities among working women, espec...
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November
06,
2017
Ved Nanda is Evans University Professor and director of the Ved Nanda Center for International and Comparative Law. He has taught at the University of Denver's Sturm College of Law since 1965. Nanda is past president of the World Jurist Association, ...
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October
30,
2017
A recent economic impact study by the Butler Institute for Families at the University of Denver's Graduate School of Social Work (GSSW) found that Colorado's early childhood education (ECE) industry serves more than 100,000 children, generates $1...
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October
26,
2017
As Americans live longer, the number of people suffering from Alzheimer’s and dementia continues to increase. A serious problem these patients face is a shortage of caregivers. The Bureau of Labor Statistics estimates that in the next five years, mor...
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October
25,
2017
Several faculty members and students from the University of Denver’s Department of Physics and Astronomy in the Division of Natural Sciences and Mathematics were among those who took part in the American Physical Society’s (APS) Oct. 19 dedicatio...
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October
18,
2017
Jonathan Adelman is a professor in the Josef Korbel School of International Studies. He has taught at the University of Denver since 1978 and served as Condoleezza Rice's doctoral adviser. Adelman has written or edited 12 books and has conducted hund...
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October
11,
2017
Erica Chenoweth is a professor and associate dean for research in the Josef Korbel School of International Studies. She has taught at the University of Denver since 2012. Chenoweth's areas of research includes political violence, terrorism, counterte...
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October
05,
2017
Congratulations to the following faculty members who received grants or contract awards during the month of August 2017. Inna Altschul, associate professor at the Graduate School of Social Work Grant from the National Institutes of Health f...
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October
05,
2017
Billy J. Stratton is an associate professor at the University of Denver in the Department of English. In 2016 he was named special advisor on Native American Community Partnerships and Programs by DU Chancellor Rebecca Chopp. Stratton is one of the f...
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September
26,
2017
Jonathan Adelman is a professor in the Josef Korbel School of International Studies. He has taught at the University of Denver since 1978 and served as Condoleezza Rice's doctoral adviser. Adelman has written or edited 12 books and has conducted hund...
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September
25,
2017
Courtney Owen began thinking about how robots could help humans when she was a student in high school. While working a summer job in a research lab in Fort Worth, Texas, she met Zeno, a robot that helps children with autism improve their social c...
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September
15,
2017
It’s been more than 100 years since approximately two dozen miners, including women and children, were killed in what is known as the Ludlow Massacre (or the Colorado Coal Field War). The tent colony in Ludlow, Colo., was inhabited by some 1,200 ...
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August
31,
2017
Sam Zhao is a professor in the Josef Korbel School of International Studies. He has taught at the University of Denver since 2001. Zhao's research interests include Chinese politics, Chinese nationalism, East Asian international relations and Asian r...
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August
29,
2017
The latest Colorado Marijuana Market Report finds the total number of active Colorado marijuana business licenses is at a record high of 3,038. The quarterly Market Report is produced by the University of Denver’s Daniels College of Business Assistan...
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August
29,
2017
Erica Chenoweth is a professor and associate dean for research in the Josef Korbel School of International Studies. She has taught at the University of Denver since 2012. Chenoweth's areas of research includes political violence, terrorism, counterte...
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August
09,
2017
Nancy Leong is a professor in the Sturm College of Law. She has taught at the University of Denver since 2011. Leong is the author of over 30 law review articles. Her research interests include constitutional rights and remedies, criminal procedure, ...
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August
02,
2017
Ambassador Christopher Hill is the Dean of the Josef Korbel School of International Studies. Hill served as ambassador in Iraq (April 2009-August 2010), the Republic of Korea (2004-2005), Poland (2000-2004) and the Republic of Macedonia (1996-1999). ...
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July
31,
2017
Imagine walking on the University of Denver campus and seeing an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) carrying multiple packages for delivery. Or perhaps strolling through downtown Denver and seeing that same UAV as part of a Hollywood movie shoot. Research...
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UAV
July
17,
2017
Denver residents often are unaware that the city once boasted a world-class public transportation system in the form of streetcars. In fact, many of our buzzing commercial strips and distinctive neighborhoods — Colfax, Broadway, South Pearl, Gayl...
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NSM
July
11,
2017
The Colorado Consortium of Residency Educators (CO-CORE), a unique group of partners across higher education and non-profit organizations in Colorado, has received a $400,000 federal grant from the Institute of Education Sciences (IES) to study what ...
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July
05,
2017
Joshua Wilson is an associate professor in the Department of Political Science at the University of Denver. He is the author of The New States of Abortion Politics and The Street Politics of Abortion: Speech, Violence, and America's Culture Wars. Wil...
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