Tackling Grand Challenges: A Project on Light Analysis for a Brighter Future

By Lincoln Schafer, Physics, and Irene Schimmel, Physics Our Advancing Community-Engaged (ACE) Student Scholars project was to engage community members in the analysis of excessive night lighting, which can affect people through glare, light trespass and possible health effects. Many light fixture owners are uneducated about the harmful impact artificial lighting can have both on … Continue reading Tackling Grand Challenges: A Project on Light Analysis for a Brighter Future

Bridging Learning and Doing: Psychology Students Create Learning Materials for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder

By Christy Rossi, Teaching Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology This autumn, psychology students enrolled in the "Autism Spectrum Disorder" class created learning materials for children with autism that attend The Joshua School, a nearby school for individuals with developmental disabilities.  The project was supported by a mini-grant from Center for Community Engagement to advance Scholarship … Continue reading Bridging Learning and Doing: Psychology Students Create Learning Materials for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder

Geography Students Travel to Cape Town

By Thomas Lavanchy,  Visiting Teaching Assistant Professor - Department of Geography and the Environment The Department of Geography & the Environment spent Winter Interterm with eleven students and two professors in Cape Town to begin the two-week Geographies of South Africa class. Students experienced a first-hand look at the physical and cultural landscapes as they … Continue reading Geography Students Travel to Cape Town

Bridging Learning and Doing: Colectivo

The DU Immigrant and Refugee Rights Colectivo (Colectivo) established itself as a hub for research, education, and allyship around immigrant and refugee rights at Korbel. With the support of a mini-grant from the Center for Community Engagement to advance Scholarship and Learning (CCESL), Colectivo connects students and faculty at the University of Denver (DU) who are passionate about immigrant and refugee rights to the broader Denver community through advocacy and research.