An ambitious plan to revitalize one of Denver’s poorest neighborhoods displaced 1,000 people. Fewer than 20% have returned as rebuilding drags on.
Universities should make changes to support students’ well-being, engagement and academic outcomes.
Abenicio Rael’s mother, Irene, was one of hundreds of people forced to leave their homes in Denver’s oldest neighborhood before it was razed to make way for the Auraria campus in the 1970s. That made him eligible for the Displaced Aurarian Scholarship, though he soon found the limits of its promise of free tuition at […]
By Jason Gonzales, Chalkbeat Colorado In a state that’s become increasingly diverse, the professors who teach at Colorado’s four-year colleges are overwhelmingly white. Of the 3,500 professors who have tenure, just 15 of them are Black women. Another 38 are Black men. Hispanic students now make up about 20% of the state’s universities. But Hispanic […]
Last week, Aurora City Council member Juan Marcano posted a message on Twitter that just a few weeks ago would have caused an online stampede among hoards of Coloradans desperately seeking a coronavirus vaccine. “We still have a ton of openings to fill for the #COVID19Vaccine event at the Aurora Municipal Center this Saturday and […]
BOULDER — The University of Colorado Boulder announced Tuesday that students will return to campus this fall with new policies and safety measures to prevent the spread of the coronavirus. The university introduced new guidelines including mandatory safety training, mask-wearing requirements, smaller class sizes and the creation of small groups of on-campus students who will […]
Big Brother is in your Facebook feed. And watching your Instagram account to see if you’re going anywhere besides the grocery store. And ready to troll you on Twitter for doing something selfish during the pandemic. If you were part of the hordes that parked at Berthoud Pass last weekend to backcountry ski, we saw […]
Panhandling with children backfires. Dogs, though, rake in the money. And young men who are on a date are more likely to hand over a five-dollar bill than young men walking the 16th Street Mall alone. Those observations were among several noted by researcher Francisco Conejo, a University of Colorado Denver business instructor who spent […]
A renowned artist who has exhibited at great art institutions around the world has set up shop at the tiny Emmanuel Gallery on the University of Colorado’s Auraria campus in downtown Denver. Oliver Herring, born in Heidelberg, Germany, and now based in Brooklyn, has been feted in New York at the Museum of Modern Art […]
After overflowing rivers swept away homes, tossed cars downstream and left entire neighborhoods swamped with mud, researchers had a question for the survivors of the epic Colorado floods of 2013. Do you believe in climate change now? Those researchers — from the University of Colorado Denver and Duke University — expected to find that the […]