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Check out our research stories to learn more about our efforts to improve life on campus and beyond.


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    Movin' On Up

    DU is officially a Research 1 university, a designation awarded in December by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education.  

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    Developing a COVID Antibody Test

    Antibody test developed by scientists at the University of Denver helps determine whether someone testing positive for COVID will have mild or more severe symptoms. 

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    How Testing Your Wastewater Helps Control COVID-19 Spread

    Using wastewater data and quick testing to control spread on DU campus.  

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Take a Tour of the DU Spit Lab

After seeing the need for more frequent testing, and to prevent a possible outbreak, DU created the Spit Lab, which can process up to 1,000 samples in 5-6 hours with a 99% success rate. Hear from the DU Spit Lab's lead scientist, as well as one of the many student volunteers that keep the lab running. 


Office of Research & Sponsored Programs

Corinne Lengsfeld

Senior Vice Provost for Research & Graduate Education