CLAS Outreach Efforts Extend Locally and Globally
Everyone recognizes that universities are big, complex centers of learning and research. But, how many people are aware of the impact that universities have locally and globally through the outreach efforts of faculty and students?
Some of the extraordinary outreach efforts of CU Denver faculty in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences are on display in this, the second issue of Pinnacle.
The issue begins with a story on Associate Professor Greg Cronin's work on aquaponics, urban agriculture, and his aid efforts in Haiti. Other stories focus on the work being done by Associate Professor John Brett to understand the impact of small loans (microfinance) on the ability of participants to meet basic needs, such as the purchase of food; and, on the efforts of the Department of Mathematical and Statistical Sciences to improve math education in Colorado through the Rocky Mountain Math Teachers' Circle.
CU Denver is a jewel in the center of Denver but its influence extends far beyond the city and the state. The stories in this issue of Pinnacle bring this influence into sharp focus. Happy reading!
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