Research

Food Systems Research Team

Through effective and well thought out urban food policies the interdisciplinary research team, which was awarded $2 million in funding from the Foundation for Food and Agriculture Research, seeks to connect food security and access efforts with the agri-business, natural resources, and economic development communities in the Denver area.

National Park Service STEM Kits

The Education and Outreach Center within the College of Natural Sciences has a contract with the National Park Service to develop hands-on STEM kits for 4th through 12th grade students at various National Parks. The kits allow students visiting parks in Alaska to engage in real science to learn more about climate change through ice cores and permafrost. The kits are encoded with actual data from the Mt. Hunter glacier in Denali National Park and also introduce a cultural lens relating park history to indigenous people.