A dog sitting on a humans lap

Of Humans and Animals 

Dec. 1, 2018

CU Boulder sociologist Leslie Irvine, author of My Dog Always Eats First, studies the relationships between humans and their pets.

megan mangum


March 1, 2017

For some students, the hardest part of college is getting there. Ask Megan Mangum.

tori peglar

Editor's Note - Winter 2012

Dec. 1, 2012

In this issue associate professor Leslie Irvine reveals an unusual source for restoring a sense of purpose and dignity among the nation’s homeless — pets. From Boulder to Miami Irvine spent time on the streets and found that pets spurred transformative behavioral changes in their homeless owners [pages 26-29]. Her...

anthony jackson

Jackson Fosters Hope for the Homeless

March 1, 2010

Anthony works for the Mile High United Way’s Bridging the Gap program and administers Section 8 Family Unification Program housing vouchers.