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Faculty and Staff Grants From February 2024

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Congratulations to the University of Denver faculty and staff members who received grants and awards for the following projects in February 2024. 

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Colorado WORC (Trailhead)

Increasing EV Charging Station Capacity via Pricing-Oriented Reactive Power Management

University of Denver Graduate Tax Program's Low Income Taxpayer Clinic Application 2024

  • Sabrina Strand, Sturm College of Law
  • Grant from Internal Revenue Service
  • Abstract: Low Income Taxpayer Clinics ensure the fairness and integrity of the tax system for taxpayers who are low-income or speak English as a Second Language (ESL) by providing pro bono representation on their behalf in tax disputes with the IRS; educating them about their rights and responsibilities as taxpayers; and identifying and advocating for issues that impact these taxpayers.

Support Preparation of the 1st Voluntary National Review for the Republic of Yemen

Risk and Resilience Theory and Methods in the Developmental Psychopathology of Maltreatment and Racial Discrimination to Youth Mental Health

  • Angela Narayan, College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences
  • Grant from American Psychological Association
  • Abstract: This grant supports work on a project on antiracism methods in child maltreatment research. This project includes examining data for discrepancies between youth reports of removal from their biological families and official records and writing a federal grant application for secondary data analysis on the importance of giving voice to minoritized youth involved in the child welfare system at the time they were removed and improving antiracist methods to assess maltreatment by incorporating youths’ own lived experiences.

University Intercultural Langar Course Infrastructure

  • Marji Karish, College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences
  • Grant from Uberoi Foundation
  • Abstract: The University of Denver, an R1 research university, desires to extend the reach of the Inclusive Community course to raise awareness of Sikhism through scholarly study. The course expands student knowledge of how to build unity within an extended, diverse community and culminates in a Langar in partnership with local Sikh communities feeding hundreds, or even thousands, of people. The course expands scholarship through non-western pluralistic activity centered on a collectivist tradition.

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