University of Denver Assistant Professor of Biological Sciences Schuyler van Engelenburg has been awarded a $235,000 Boettcher Webb-Waring Biomedical Research Award. He is the first University of Denver researcher to receive this honor, which was granted to only 10 Colorado scientists this year. “We are proud to continue the Webb-Waring […]
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At the University of Denver’s Eleanor Roosevelt Institute (ERI), founded in 1961 to conduct pioneering biomedical and genetic research, undergraduate and graduate students partner with world-renowned scholars in a quest to unravel the mysteries of disease. For Nathan Duval, a PhD candidate in biological sciences, that quest has personal significance. […]
Law Professor Arthur Best published a new book, Strategies and Techniques for Teaching Torts (Wolters Kluwer, 2011). Deborah Borman, visiting professor of law, co-presented “Teaching Legal Research: Free and Lower Fee Based Resources” at the University of Miami School of Law on Dec. 2, 2011. She also coordinated and moderated […]
Sarah Watamura, associate professor of psychology, has studied stress in young children for years. Now she’s hoping new research will help prevent stress in children. Watamura received a $2 million grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Department of Administration for Children and Families. The grant funds […]
From opera to Africa, feminism to the Middle East, this year’s list of Humanities Institute Salons covers a wide range of topics. Each year, DU’s Humanities Institute holds eight to 12 salons beginning in October and going through spring of the following year. About 20 people meet in a private […]
Researchers have long wondered how much children are affected by their environment. A study by Benjamin Hankin, a DU associate professor of psychology, sheds new light on the topic. The study, published in the October issue of Translational Psychiatry, looks at a gene called 5-HTTLPR, which has short and long […]
If you meet Professor Ilene Grabel and ask about her work, she’ll tell you she’s an economist on faculty at DU’s Josef Korbel School of International Studies. She’ll also tell you that her research focuses primarily on issues of global financial architecture and specifically on financial policy in developing countries. […]
University of Denver law professor is an expert in the field of medical marijuana
Adrienne Russell has been exploring how the rise of the internet has been remaking journalism since the mid-1990s, a time when the news business was booming and a “website” was a corner of the pressroom no one visited. Russell, associate professor of digital media studies and co-director of DU’s Institute […]
The report, Rethinking Colorado’s Government, represents a year of study by a non-partisan panel of 20 accomplished business, professional and community leaders drawn from across the state.