Regenerative Urban Development at the Regis University College of Business & Economics

As many of our readers know, the Sustainable Economic & Enterprise Development Institute (SEED) at Regis University focuses on fostering the development of vibrant and resilient cities where all citizens can thrive. During our first year, we have advanced this mission through research, high-impact programming, and the development of an array of online tools thatContinue reading Regenerative Urban Development at the Regis University College of Business & Economics

The Ethics of Preserving Biodiversity: African Animals & Environmental Regeneration in the Anthropocene (Part I)

Satao, a magnificent bull elephant, lived in Kenya’s Tsavo East National Park. He was one of the few remaining “big tuskers,” a group of elephants whose tusks weigh over 100 pounds apiece. But even among these giants, Satao stood out; his massive tusks reached a length of six and a half feet long and touchedContinue reading The Ethics of Preserving Biodiversity: African Animals & Environmental Regeneration in the Anthropocene (Part I)

Lake Victoria and How Urbanization is Happening in Uganda

Urbanization, in and of itself, is not a bad thing for the environment. In over-developed countries like the United States, it can even be said that urban life is more environmentally sustainable than living in a rural area surrounded by forests and wildflowers. Urban living concentrates human impacts and leaves more land open for wildlifeContinue reading Lake Victoria and How Urbanization is Happening in Uganda

How the “Curse of Oil” Could Spill Into Uganda & What That Would Mean for Conservation, the Economy & Community

Abby Schneider, Ph.D. Assistant Professor, Marketing SEED Institute Fellow College of Business and Economics Regis University Extreme poverty is a major issue facing many sub-Saharan African nations, including the East African country of Uganda. According to the World Bank, as of 2013, 34.5% of the Ugandan population (or 13 million people) was living on $1.90Continue reading How the “Curse of Oil” Could Spill Into Uganda & What That Would Mean for Conservation, the Economy & Community

Can Housing Be Considered Medicine?

Sue Scherer Associate Vice President of Community Collaboration Office of the President Regis University I recently heard the phrase “housing is medicine”.  I was struck at how simple this really is, but from a medical perspective, this concept is revolutionary. What is a medical intervention? How large of a leap is it to include something like housingContinue reading Can Housing Be Considered Medicine?