Kevin Rens, professor of civil engineering at the University of Colorado Denver College of Engineering and Applied Science (COE), recently met with professors and engineers at Tongji University in Shanghai, China, and gave several talks as well as an invited presentation "Inspection and Assessment of Denver, Colorado Infrastructure: From Streets to Bridges."
... University of Colorado Denver civil engineering assistant professor Wesley Marshall co-authored "Street network types and road safety: A study of 24 California cities" to be published in Urban Design International. See the abstract online.
... Alana McCoy becomes the first Urban Teacher Ed Recruitment director at the School of Education and Human Development (SEHD) at the University of Colorado Denver. A Denver native and graduate of Westminster High School and Regis University, McCoy comes from Regis' Ignatian Collaborative for Service and Justice, where she connected students to community organizations to promote service, learning, community building and activism.
... Marilyn Krajicek, professor at the University of Colorado Denver's College of Nursing and director of the National Resource Center for Health and Safety in Child Care and Early Education, and Barbara Hamilton, assistant director, recently received the 2009 Effective Practice Award from the American Public Health Association (APHA) Maternal and Child Health Section at the Martha May Eliot Luncheon Awards during APHA's annual conference in Philadelphia. Krajicek and Hamilton accepted the award on behalf of their team at the National Center. The center – the first agency to receive the newly established award – was described as consistently having a measurable outcome in the improvement of child health and developing and publishing guidelines for out-of-home child care.
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