Our team of students from various backgrounds participated in the 2019 Colorado Migrahack at the University of Denver with the goal of dispelling myths regarding immigration in Colorado. We hope to create a reference for immigration information and provide other students with the tools to spark conversation and change.
Who Are We?
Fourth year computer engineering undergrad. Team leader, web design.
Second year computer science graduate student. Web design.
Hi! My name is Peyton Howell and I am an undergraduate biochemistry student at the University of Denver.
Hi! My name is Kendall Nudelman and I am an undergraduate student at the University of Denver.
Hi! My name is Sarah Groose and I am a first-year undergraduate business student at the University of Denver
My name is Liangyin Yu and I am a graduate student at the University of Denver studying Computer Science
Fourth year computer engineering undergrad. Web design.
Hi, I am Garret Sugarbaker. I am an undergraduate computer science student at the University of Denver.
My name is Bella Borbonus and I am an undergraduate student at the University of Denver studying international studies and political science
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