Harley Rotbart, M.D. and professor at the School of Medicine, has written a blueprint for parents -- from diapers to family dinners, helping with homework to college goodbyes – titled “No-Regrets Parenting: Turning Long Days and Short Years into Cherished Moments With Your Kids” (Andrews McMeel Publishing, LLC, $14.99). The book considers the challenges and joys parents experience as they watch and participate in their child’s growth. Kevin J. Krizek -- professor of planning and design at the University of Colorado Denver, co-director of the Active Communities / Transportation (ACT) Research Group and Director of the Ph.D. program in design and planning -- published an article, “Higher Education’s Sustainability Imperative: How to Practically Respond?,” in the International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education (Vol. 13 No. 1, 2012, pp. 19-33). Co-authors are colleagues at CU-Boulder Dave Newport, director, Environmental Center; Jim White, director of INSTAAR; and Alan Townsend, director, Environmental Studies. … Colleague Peter Park, associate professor adjunct of planning and design, and director of Planning and Community Development, City and County of Denver, is spending the year at Harvard Graduate School of Design as a Loeb Fellow, one of 10 annual post-professional awards for independent study. In addition, he was the one Fellow selected to be the 2011 Lincoln Loeb Fellow and to work with the Lincoln Institute of Land Policy’s Department of Planning and Urban Form. … Yuk Lee, professor of planning and design and associate dean of Academic Affairs-Denver, is the lead author (with Michael McCracken) of “Centripetal and Centrifugal Movement: Shopping Centres in Denver, USA, and Brisbane, Australia,” in Urban Studies, OnlineFirst version (forthcoming articles published ahead of print) in September 2011. The journal version is scheduled to appear in Volume 49, June 2012. … Ping Xu, professor of architecture studies has published an article, “The Mandala Model, Infused with Indigenous Beliefs, Systematically Structures and Sustains the Tibetan Buddhist Landscape above 3000 Meters” in a peer-reviewed referenced journal, the International Journal of Environmental, Cultural, Economic & Social Sustainability (Volume 7, Number 2, 2011, pp.401-428). This paper examines the spatial structure and religious meanings of Tibetan temples and their surrounding landscape.