Maria Uribe featured on Colorado Public Radio’s Morning Edition re: her new bilingual children’s book

We hear a lot about young immigrants brought to the U.S. illegally as children, sometimes called “dreamers.” The moniker comes from the Development, Relief and Education for Alien Minors bill that failed to pass Congress during the Obama administration. A lot of those immigrants are protected from deportation by something called the Deferred Action for […]

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Robin Brandehoff, PhD student, featured in Education Week’s Classroom Q&A

What are the keys to effective student collaborative learning? Response: ‘A Powerful Purpose Propels Effective Student Collaboration’  Robin Brandehoff is a PhD student in the School of Education & Human Development at CU Denver. Her research focuses on traumas experienced by students of color, particularly gang-affiliated and incarcerated youth, performance education, and increasing teacher diversity […]

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Cheryl Matias named a “Top 25 Women in Higher Education” by Diverse Issues in Higher Education

Top 25 Women in Higher Education Dr. Cheryl E. Matias, associate professor, School of Education & Human Development, CU Denver, is honored as one of the Top 25 Women in Higher Education. She founded a research think tank that brings together local community activists, educators, students and community members in the pursuit of racial and […]

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Maria Uribe featured in print and TV stories about her new children’s book

Denverite March 26, 2018 Denver author’s new children’s book is all about deportation Maria Uribe’s hope for her illustrated children’s book, which shows the struggle of a little girl whose parents will be deported, is to show kids dealing with these situations that they are not alone. While Uribe now trains educators at the University […]

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