• Research on energy development could help reduce future conflict

    SPA professors Weible and Heikkila receive NSF grant, build on previous research

    In a polarized political environment, two CU Denver researchers are working to help mitigate conflicts around one of Colorado’s most contentious issues – oil and gas development.… Full Story

    October 4, 2017
    Sarah Tanksalvala
  • Conversations in Africa

    Public Affairs students take Maymester trip to Uganda and Rwanda

    “Africa will change you.” That’s what CU Denver Adjunct Professor Jamie Van Leeuwen, PhD, tells students in his School of Public Affairs (SPA) Maymester course, which takes them to Uganda and Rwanda to study poverty and development.… Full Story

    September 13, 2017
    Amy Ventura
    Tea plantation in Rwanda
  • Preparation is key for alumnus

    Denver Police Department Capt. John W. Burbach III believes in being prepared

    John W. Burbach, a law enforcement professional for 34 years, knew early that preparation and dedication led to success.… Full Story

    August 13, 2017
    Kathleen Bohland
  • A leader of leaders

    Alumnus followed others to find fulfillment in leadership

    Adam Goodman became an expert in what makes a good leader by becoming a good follower. In his early 20s, he followed his heart to move to Colorado—and the University of Colorado Boulder—from his boyhood home in Florida.… Full Story

    August 13, 2017
    Bill St. John
  • Happy Haynes, Denver leader

    Alumna uses education in long, distinguished career of city service

    Happy Haynes has devoted her entire professional life to serving the residents of Denver, so it should come as no surprise that when she wanted to advance her education she chose Colorado’s only public urban research university—located in the heart of Denver.… Full Story

    August 13, 2017
    Vicki Hildner
    Happy Haynes, Denver
  • He's the man behind Hazel's Brownies

    Alum leaves law enforcement career and turns into brownie baron

    When Greg Morrison (Master of Criminal Justice ‘85) remembers his days at CU Denver’s School of Public Affairs, his favorite memories are of the people he met.… Full Story

    July 17, 2017
    Bill St. John