Pyrooz Receives a 2021 Boulder Faculty Excellence Award!

David Pyrooz, from CUPC, the Population Program, and the Prevention Science Program just received the 2021 Boulder Faculty Excellence Award in Research, Scholarly, and Creative Work. This award recognizes Pyrooz as an outstanding scholar who has made substantial theoretical and practical interdisciplinary contributions to our understanding of prisons, gangs, COVID, youth and families at risk,

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Survey Results Show Ukrainian Resident’s Divided Views on the Donbas Conflict

Two new articles from the Washington Post and Global Voices both feature research conducted by John O’Loughlin, from the Program on International Development and his colleagues. On February 12, 2015 the Minsk II accords left the Donbas region territorially divided with the Ukrainian government controlling the western side and two separatist entities controlling the eastern

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Lori Hunter and Allison Atteberry’s Research Featured on CU’s Research Report

Two new articles from the University of Colorado Boulder’s Research Report highlights the work of two IBS researchers. The first article focuses on research conducted by Lori Hunter, Director of the CU Population Center and the Population Program. Her research highlights the sociodemographic and economic characteristics of rural America. Collaborators on this project include Myron

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PBPYD Program Renamed the Prevention Science Program

We are delighted to announce the renaming of the Program on Problem Behavior and Positive Youth Development at the Institute of Behavioral Science at CU Boulder to (more simply) the Prevention Science Program. Established as the Problem Behavior Program by Dick Jessor and colleagues in 1966, the program was later renamed by Delbert Elliott and colleagues to the Program on Problem

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Leyk and Uhl’s Research Featured in the Colorado Arts and Sciences Magazine

A new article from the Colorado Arts and Sciences Magazine highlights groundbreaking research done on how we understand evolving cities. This research was conducted by Stefan Leyk and Johannes Uhl from the CU Population Center and Population Program. Previous research in this field understood that most cities in the U.S. have developed in the same

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DEI Committee Receives the Diversity and Inclusive Excellence Grant!

IBS's Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DE) Committee was just awarded the 2020-21 Diversity and Inclusive Excellence Grant. Erin Kelly from the Center for the Study and Prevention of Violence and member of the DEI Committee and Fernando Riosmena, Director of DEI at IBS, put together the proposal on behalf of the DEI Committee. They were awarded $3,000 for their proposal titled “Interrupting Structural

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IBS and CUPC Research Development Awards

Institute of Behavioral Science (IBS) and CU Population Center (CUPC) had a record number of responses for their calls for proposals for Research Development Awards/Seed Grants!  We had a total of 15 applications between the two funding calls and were able to fund almost $125,000 in awards using IBS, CUPC, Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI), and

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Bertha Bermúdez Tapia Featured in the Colorado Arts and Sciences Magazine

A new article from the Colorado Arts and Sciences Magazine discusses the research of Bertha Bermúdez Tapia. Bermúdez Tapia is a PhD student in sociology and a graduate affiliate for the Health and Society Program and the Center for the Governance of Natural Resources at IBS. Her work covers how deportees and asylum seekers living in

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AAAS Highlights Terry McCabe’s Lifelong Work

A new article from the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) features the work of Terry McCabe, Director of the Environment and Society program at IBS and recently awarded 2020 AAAS fellow. From 1980 to 1996 Professor McCabe worked as part of the South Turkana Ecosystem Project among Turkana pastoralists in northwestern Kenya.

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CSPV’s Youth Violence Prevention Center-Denver (YVPC-D) on Fox News

Dave Bechhoefer and Angelia Baker from the Center for the Study and Prevention of Violence's (CSPV) Youth Violence Prevention Center-Denver (YVPC-D) have been working with community members in the Montbello and Park Hill Neighborhoods of Denver, CO to prevent youth violence.  Their work was recently highlighted in a Fox News article addressing the challenges that studying youth violence has faced

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