中心 & 研究院

我们的目的

DU 研究ers work to solve issues across Colorado 和 beyond. Our 研究 centers 和 college institutes revolve around 社会ly relevant issues, addressing the complex problems associated with aging, nation-building 和 early childhood education.

Whether their work is aimed locally or globally, our centers 和 institutes make every effort to be forces of good in the world. 一路走来, many centers 和 institutes provide experiential learning opportunities for both undergraduate 和 graduate 学生. 我们的学生在此过程中发展的技能既影响了他们的课程作业,也影响了他们毕业后的职业生涯.

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我们的影响

With our faculty — 90 percent of whom have the highest possible degrees in their fields — 和 our student body, we tackle challenges facing communities far 和 wide. We take pride in advancing positive 社会 change with 研究 to underst和 和 address pressing issues like Native American child welfare 和 early childhood education.

Our global-reaching centers 和 institutes provide policy insights for Peru 和 South Africa 和 promote intellectual exchange between the U.S. 和中国. 在国内, 我们的工作范围从应用无人机研究到为幼儿教育工作者开发新工具.

中心 & 研究院

  • 气溶胶研究小组

    新MG线上电子游戏气溶胶小组为气溶胶研究开发和建立技术, or particles suspended in gas. 这些多功能工具经常被用来帮助了解气候变化的影响和程度, ozone depletion 和 pollution. Aerosol Group technologies have traveled to the North Pole, Antarctica 和 numerous points between, 和 have been used by NASA, NOAA 和 the National Center for Atmospheric 研究.

  • 应用研究 & 技术研究所

    应用研究 & 技术学院拥有跨越物理和社会科学的多种专业领域. Institute 研究ers work to exp和 和 improve STEM education, address issues in space exploration 和 security, 和 conduct classified studies 和 custom 研究, development 和 testing 服务. 客户包括美国.S. Air Force Office of Scientific 研究, the U.S. Missile Defense Agency 和 Corvid Technologies.

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  • Barton Institute for Philanthropy & 社会企业

    The Barton Institute addresses major 社会 issues by promoting 和 enhancing traditional 和 new forms of philanthropy. Their tactics include establishing partnerships between government, private 和 non-profit sectors, supporting policy labs as they study problems 和 test new solutions, 和 promoting education in 社会 entrepreneurship. 和DU一起工作, 他们希望帮助培养一代受行善前景驱动的毕业生.

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  • Butler Institute for 家庭

    巴特勒家庭研究所致力于通过改进这些项目来加强儿童和家庭的福祉, 系统, 和 communities that serve them. Their efforts include developing training 系统 for child welfare workers 和 advancing 项目 for early-childhood literacy. 他们的一些倡议以保护和造福美国土著青年和家庭为中心.

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  • Center for Analytics 和 Innovation With Data

    The Center for Analytics 和 Innovation With Data 研究es data 和 data/business analytics in various industries, to help all stakeholders capture the right data 和 blend buried insights in money-making or money-saving decisions, from the public 和 private sectors to academia 和 civil society.

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  • Center for China-US Cooperation

    Our Center for China-US Cooperation works to promote positive mutual underst和ing between China 和 the United States 和 advance knowledge around changes in the political, economic 和 cultural l和scape of China. They accomplish this by holding public lectures by experts in the field, organizing conferences around important themes, hosting visiting scholars 和 engaging in joint 研究 projects.

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  • Center for Community Engagement to advance Scholarship 和 Learning

    The Center for Community Engagement to advance Scholarship 和 Learning supports DU's efforts to benefit the public good 和 works to integrate community service throughout the community. The center maintains a database of volunteer positions available, coordinates community work-study positions, 和 helps faculty incorporate service learning into their courses. The center also offers grants to student projects that will serve the common good, such as homelessness 研究.

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  • Center for Effective Interventions

    The Center for Effective Interventions collaborates with communities, 部落, 促进儿童和家庭情感和行为健康的机构和政府实体. The center's primary tools consist of 21 teams, spread throughout Colorado, 亚利桑那州, 新墨西哥州和德克萨斯州, whose members provide intensive home-based therapeutic treatment to youths aged between 12–17 at high risk of justice involvement. Their methods have been used successfully to treat issues such as substance abuse, 帮派参与, runaway behaviors 和 family discord.

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  • Center for Housing 和 Homelessness 研究

    住房和无家可归研究中心(CHHR)向社区提供信息和专业知识, policymakers 和 practitioners to transform the lives of people experiencing poverty, 通过改善获得资源的途径,增加机会和选择,解决住房不安全和无家可归问题.

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  • Center for Immigration Policy & 研究

    The DU Center for Immigration Policy 和 研究 (CIPR) is a multidisciplinary center that fosters collaborations between faculty, 学生, 社区合作伙伴, 和 policymakers on migration. CIPR focuses primarily on immigrant populations from Latin America, 落基山脉西部, 和 associated transnational dynamics of migration along three, interrelated pillars: (1) 社会; (2) economic; 和 (3) law 和 politics.

  • Center for Judaic Studies

    犹太研究中心致力于推进犹太人历史和思想的知识. 该中心的教师由国际公认的犹太文化专家组成, 宗教, 语言, 文学, 哲学与电影. 另外, the Center puts on events 和 activities throughout the state 和 engages in dialogue with campus 和 community groups to help us further our goal of inclusive excellence.

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  • 婚姻中心 & 家庭研究

    婚姻中心 & 家庭研究 works to underst和 the dynamics of couple relationships, focusing on three broad areas of 研究. 第一个, 他们研究婚姻困扰和离婚的风险因素和潜在的保护措施. Second, they exp和 knowledge on the effectiveness of relationship education. 最后,他们研究夫妻发展的方式,特别关注承诺和同居.

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  • Center for Oncology Psychology Excellence

    The Center for Oncology Psychology Excellence is a 研究 和 training program partnered with community cancer centers. Their goal is to provide psychology 学生 with the proper training to help cancer patients with the distress that often accompanies their illness. 除了培训, 该中心将作为心理学研究和项目评估的中心, 社会, 和 emotional impact of cancer.

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  • Center for Orthopaedic Biomechanics

    The Center for Orthopaedic Biomechanics conducts engineering 研究 related to joint mechanics 和 human motion. They use a combination of experimentation 和 computer modeling to design better devices to replace missing joints 和 support damaged bones. 目前由国家卫生研究院和国家科学新MG线上电子游戏提供资助, the Center works to return implant recipients to their natural gait as soon as possible.

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  • Center for Rural School 健康 & 教育

    The Center for Rural School 健康 & 教育 (CRSHE; pronounced “crush”) partners with rural schools 和 communities to improve health 和 education outcomes. CRSHE has four focus areas: comprehensive health 和 wellness, 社会-emotional health for 学生 和 the helping professions, 员工发展, 和 economic development. CRSHE conducts dissemination 和 implementation 研究 to shorten the time it takes for rural communities to learn about 和 implement the latest evidence-based strategies to support happy, healthy children 和 families.

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  • Center on American Politics

    随着政治在普通美国人的日常生活中占据越来越重要的地位, 试图理解我们政治体系中不断变化的规范和习俗是至关重要的. The Center on American Politics promotes discussion of current issues 和 fosters political scholarship across campus. The Center aims to improve the quality 和 quantity of creative political 研究, increase awareness through scholarly 和 community programming, 和 provide support for policy makers 和 media groups in the region.

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  • Colorado 欧洲an Union Center of Excellence

    The Colorado 欧洲an Union Center of Excellence is committed to fostering interpersonal 和 institutional relationships between the Rocky Mountain West 和 the 欧洲an Union. 除了他们对欧盟事务和比较政治的广泛研究之外, the Center has created partnerships between universities, 企业, NGOs 和 government offices, including a diplomatic connection with the E.U. 驻美国代表团.S.

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  • Colorado 研究 Institute for Security & 隐私

    The Colorado 研究 Institute for Security & 隐私 is devoted to finding ways to improve information security. Their hope is to create tools 和 techniques that will be useful for a broad audience. Current projects include improving the privacy of data sharing 和 helping laypeople better underst和 their own information security risks.

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  • Conflict Resolution Institute

    The Conflict Resolution Institute works to discover ways to de-escalate, end 和 ultimately prevent conflict. Their 研究 draws from communications, management 和 international relations, 和 has equal application in politics, business 和 personal relations. 在该研究所工作的研究生甚至可以获得调解方面的实践经验.

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  • 消费者洞察 & Business Innovation Center

    The 消费者洞察 和 Business Innovation Center (CiBiC) is an interdisciplinary center established for the study of human behavior with an emphasis on market-driven results. CiBiC进行的研究涉及人类的感受、思考和行为,重点是创新.

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  • Crossley Center for Public Opinion 研究

    克罗斯利中心的存在是为了促进民意研究领域的进步. 在公职人员的决策过程中,了解公众的心态是必不可少的, diplomats 和 businesspeople, 和 the Center is working to give those groups 和 individuals the tools they need to make decisions in the interest of peace, stability 和 economic development.

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  • Denver Forensic Institute for 研究, Service & 培训(第一次)

    The Denver Forensic Institute for 研究, Service & Training works with incarcerated adults, 儿童福利案件, offenders with neuropsychological deficits 和 various other populations to better underst和 和 improve the mental health issues surrounding criminality. The Institute also offers therapy 和 assessment to underserved forensic populations 和 education for law enforcement 和 other agencies that frequently deal with mental health issues in a forensic context.

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  • Eleanor Roosevelt Institute

    The Eleanor Roosevelt Institute focuses on deploying biomedical 和 genetic 研究 in the hopes of preventing disease 和 improving our underst和ing of human health. 目前的项目包括检查阿尔茨海默氏症等神经系统疾病背后的过程, 帕金森氏症和渐冻症, as well as a study of the links between Down Syndrome 和 certain types of cancer.

  • 环境al Sustainability Initiative

    Seeking to underst和 和 address global environmental change through scholarship, 教学与领导, we examine the complex 和 interconnected challenges posed by a changing environment 和 offer both local 和 global solutions for a sustainable future. 

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  • Estlow International Center for Journalism & 新媒体

    As the media industries undergo a tremendous level of changes, the Estlow International Center for Journalism & 新媒体 seeks to improve our underst和ing of the ways in which people draw meaning from popular entertainment 和 journalism. The Center works to support new 和 emerging ways for the press to act as a check on power 和 contribute to human rights 和 the public good internationally.

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  • Geographic 技术 应用程序 Center

    The Geographic 技术 应用程序 Center uses geographical analysis to contribute to the decision-making process in business planning 和 public policy. 通过提供高度精确的地图以及人口趋势和人口统计资料, the Center has provided support in fields ranging from homel和 security 和 law enforcement to urban 和 transportation planning.

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  • 人体动力学实验室

    Our 人体动力学实验室 works to develop new ways to underst和 human movement 和 its relation to injury 和 recovery. Using cameras 和 the motion tracking technology typically associated with video game design 和 computer animation, 我们正在寻找新的方法来提高康复技术,帮助运动员避免受伤.

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  • Institute for the Advancement of the American Legal System

    IAALS, the Institute for the Advancement of the American Legal System, innovates 和 advances solutions that make our civil justice system more just. IAALS’ unique approach depends on purposeful 研究, 深度的合作, 和 diversity of perspective, followed by evidence-based recommendations that take hold in courts 和 legal institutions across the country—jumpstarting the groundbreaking 和 achievable solutions that will clear a path to justice for everyone. IAALS focuses its work in several key areas: civil justice, 家庭司法, 司法, legal education 和 licensure, 和 legal 服务 和 the profession.

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  • Institute for Comparative Regional Studies

    Comprised of four regional 项目 on Africa, 欧洲, Latin America 和 the Middle East, the Institute for Comparative 和 Regional Studies (ICRS) conducts 研究, 促进对话, 和 provides advanced instruction in comparative 和 regional studies to address the pressing global challenges 和 opportunities of the 21st 世纪. 

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  • Institute for Enterprise Ethics

    The Institute for Enterprise Ethics is dedicated to providing opportunities for professionals 和 organizations to advance their knowledge, underst和ing 和 practice of the principles of enterprise ethics through a variety of informative 和 interactive 项目 和 events.

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  • Institute for Human-Animal Connection

    人类与动物关系研究所研究人类之间的各种关系, animals 和 the environment. 他们相信尊重, responsible interaction with other living things is essential for global stability, sustainability 和 equality. Fields studied include community-based animal welfare, animal abuse 和 its connections to domestic violence, 和 the international wildlife trade.

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  • Interdisciplinary 研究 Incubator for the Study of (In)Equality (IRISE)

    平等研究跨学科研究孵化器促进研究, 奖学金和学术项目的发展,以促进弱势群体的平等.

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  • 肯尼迪学院

    The 肯尼迪学院 works to support 和 develop 项目 that promote educational success among vulnerable children. Efforts include 研究 on methods to improve early childhood math education 和 和 developing a replicable new model of preschool curricula.

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  • Knoebel Institute for 健康y Aging

    The Knoebel Institute creates 和 implements solutions for issues related to aging. It takes a holistic approach to problem solving, incorporating engineering, 自然科学, 社会 work 和 psychology. Current 研究 efforts range from underst和ing the impact concussions during youth have on the development of Alzheimer's later in life to improving public attitudes towards aging.

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  • Liniger Center on Franchising

    The Liniger Center on Franchising provides guidance, support 和 resources to those involved in all segments of the franchising industry through a combination of education, networking 和 thought leadership.

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  • Marsico Institute for Early Learning & 读写能力

    The Marsico Institute is dedicated to improving learning environments 和 academic outcomes for children 8 years old 和 younger. With 93% of brain development occurring before the age of five, proper relationships 和 learning opportunities during these early years are crucial in setting children up for success later in life. The Institute evaluates 和 develops methods for improving early literacy 和 ensuring children are able to start on the right path.

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  • Molecular Diagnostics Laboratory

    The University of Denver Molecular Diagnostics Laboratory (MDL) provides high-quality, 为大学提供高度具体和精确的公共卫生实验室服务, the City 和 County of Denver, 和 the State of Colorado.

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  • National Law Enforcement & Corrections 技术 Center

    The NLECTC system works directly with federal, state 和 local government agencies, 社区领袖和科学家促进技术创新,从而产生新产品, 服务, 系统 和 strategies for the nation's criminal justice professionals.

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  • National 科学 Foundation Center for Novel High Voltage/Temperature Materials & 结构

    The National 科学 Foundation Center for Novel High Voltage/Temperature Materials & 结构 uses techniques derived from the aerospace industry to design materials to be used in a next-generation electrical grid. These materials will also push innovation in the automotive 和 energy industries. DU is one of four universities 和 77 centers taking part in this work.

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  • Pardee Center for International Futures

    The Pardee Center aims to explore, underst和 和 shape our global society's many different possible paths into the future. They created International Futures, a freely available computer tool that models long-term development 和 interaction of human 社会 和 environmental 系统 for 186 countries. The system is being used by governments, 企业 和 international organizations to improve how they underst和 dynamic 系统 和 to help shape reasonable expectations for development. Students are involved in updating data 和 improving the algorithms behind the system.

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  • Positive Early Learning Experiences (PELE) Center

    "The PELE Center is devoted to improving outcomes for young children with special needs, their families 和 those who serve them."

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  • 关系中心

    DU's 关系中心's goal is to improve mental health by better underst和ing the way relationships work — what makes them healthy 和 happy, 和 what causes problems. They've studied children's 和 adolescent's relationships with friends, 父母, 兄弟姐妹, 和 romantic partners for over 20 years. 他们希望他们的研究能够预防人际关系问题,帮助人们克服困难.

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  • 机器人 & Sensors for the Human Well-Being

    机器人 & Sensors for the Human Well-Being (ROSE-HUB) is an NSF center that works to develop robotic 和 sensor technology to improve human lives on a variety of levels. The center explores robotics for surgery 和 rehabilitation, 天气预报, improvements to agriculture 和 the power grid, 和网络安全. ROSE-HUB's objective is to create 系统 that will impact our society on a broad level 和 improve well-being for all.

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  • Rocky Mountain L和 Use Institute

    The Rocky Mountain L和 Use Institute conducts education 和 研究 项目 on policy issues related to l和 use 和 development in 落基山脉西部. 他们的工作包括促进整个地区的可持续性、多样性和繁荣. Students who work with the Institute have the opportunity to prepare to be leaders in the field of sustainable development 和 contribute to the spread of new ideas 和 relationships.

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  • 销售领导中心

    The 销售领导中心 is dedicated to the education, 培训和发展销售领导,发现和传播销售知识. The Center accomplishes this through curriculum, competitions 和 events for 学生, as well as performing 研究 和 scholarship.

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  • Scrivner Institute of Public Policy

    The Scrivner Institute of Public Policy is an interdisciplinary hub focused on underst和ing crucial contemporary policy issues with a global to local perspective 和 delivering innovative 和 ethical policy solutions through inclusive 和 engaged public policy education, 研究, 和对话.

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  • Sié Cheou-Kang Center for International Security & 外交

    The Sié Cheou-Kang Center for International Security & 《MG线上电子游戏》致力于让人们了解安全和外交不断演变的本质. They integrate 学生 into 研究, 与政策领导人保持积极的对话,使复杂的问题为广大听众所理解. The Center's 研究 projects focus on managing violence 和 maximizing resilience at levels ranging from local to global.

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  • 战略问题计划

    The 战略问题计划 is a yearly 研究 effort convened by the University to take a nonpartisan approach to examining issues of particular importance to Colorado residents. The panel's goals are to increase visibility of key issues to media, legislators 和 the public, 和 to use the panel members' collective knowledge 和 insight to create thoughtful 和 effective recommendations for addressing such issues as legislative accountability, immigration reform 和 campaign finance.

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  • Transportation Institute

    交通研究所是一个杰出的交通领袖网络的中心. 他们的工作重点是改善物流和提高全球供应链效率. 他们致力于创造解决方案,使公众和市场领导者都受益.

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  • University of Denver Latino Center for Community Engagement & 奖学金(DULCCES)

    The University of Denver Latino Center for Community Engagement & Scholarship is dedicated to advancing knowledge of the history, politics 和 culture of Latinx communities. The Center is dedicated to 社会 justice 和 works to empower 和 transform Latinx communities around the globe. A major current project is an attempt to improve the accessibility of quality education for Latinx communities.

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  • Unmanned Systems 研究 Institute

    在亚马逊用无人机运送包裹之前,需要解决一些严重的技术问题. The DU Unmanned Systems 研究 Institute works to tackle these issues by developing a super light weight radar system that can be used to sense 和 avoid, 和 by providing significant technical advances to automated flight capabilities. 目前,该研究所正在研究一种非传统机翼设计的升力和阻力问题.

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  • Ved N和a Center for International & 比较法

    The Ved N和a Center for International & 比较法 works to inspire excellence in legal studies, particularly in the field of international law. 它们提供必要的支助,以促进更多传播高质量的法律文书, as well as a venue for communication with the larger Sturm College of Law community. In addition to sponsoring 研究, the center regularly hosts panel discussions 和 guest speakers who share their expertise on a range of legal topics.

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