April 3, 2013
Associate professors Inna Altschul and Nicole Nicotera, and Assistant Professor Yolanda (Yoli) Anyon have been awarded public good grants from the University of Denver. Altschul's funded project is titled "Increasing College Enrollment, Persistence, and Graduation among DPS [Denver Public Schools] Students."
Anyon and Nicotera will use their award for their joint project, "Meeting the Needs of Diverse Learners in the Classroom: An Interdisciplinary Intervention to Build the Capacity of School Personnel."
Since 2001, DU's provost has provided an annual fund of $100,000 to promote and increase public good research and outreach at the University. The fund is aimed at helping DU achieve its vision to become "a great private university dedicated to the public good."