Research & Affiliated Centers
Centers within LAS
Center for Advanced Technologies and Optical Materials
Since its foundation in 2011, the Center for Advanced Technologies and Optical Materials has been devoted to serving and enriching the following major interrelated areas: research, technological development, and education
UCCS Aging Center
The Aging Center is a community-based non-profit mental health services facility administered by the University of Colorado Colorado Springs (UCCS), and is the primary practicum training site for the APA accredited clinical psychology Ph.D. program.
The Center for Cognitive Archaeology
Provides both undergraduate and graduate students the opportunity to study the evolutionary development of cognition in humans and other primates.
Center for Critical Sport Studies
The mission of the Center for Critical Sport Studies (CCSS) is to cultivate an intellectual environment that supports high-quality teaching and learning,
Center for Economic Education
The Center is affiliated with the Colorado Council on Economic Education (CCEE) and the National Council on Economic Education.
The primary objective of the Center and CCEE is to promote and improve the quality and quantity of economic education in Colorado's K-12 schools.
Heller Center for Arts and Humanities
The Heller Center is vital to the arts, humanities, social sciences, and culture of the UCCS campus and the Pikes Peak region, providing creative space and collaborative programming for the community, students, and visiting artists and scholars.
Center for Legal Studies
The Center for Legal Studies coordinates the pre-law minor and organizes programs and events for students considering a legal career.
Center for Magnetism & Magnetic Nanostructure
The Center for Magnetism and Magnetic Nanostructures does both fundamental and applied research in the general field of magnetism and magnetic materials.
Matrix Center for the Advancement of Social Equity & Inclusion
The purpose of the Matrix Center is to examine the intersections of gender, race/ethnicity, and sexuality as they interact with each other and with other dimensions of privilege, oppression, and inequality.
Center for Plasmonics, Nanophotonics, and Metamaterials
The mission of the Center for Plasmonics, Nanophotonics, and Metamaterials (CPNM) is to foster the education of 21st-century scientists and engineers through an active learning process involving research in Nanoscience and Nanotechnology.
Colorado Center for Policy Studies
The Colorado Center for Policy Studies applies economic principles and research results to critical policy issues through the Program on Growth Issues, the Program on Education Policy, and the Program on Tax Policy, with a particular focus on states and localities.
Center for Religious Diversity and Public Life
The Center for Religious Diversity and Public Life aims to foster a healthy and fruitful relationship between the university and the surrounding community as it concerns religious issues and public life.