Lois Brink is a professor at University of Colorado at Denver, Landscape and Architecture department.
Anthamatten, P., Brink, L.A., Lampe, S., Greenwood, E., Kingston, B. "An Assessment of Schoolyard Renovation Strategies to Encourage Children’s Physical Activity." International Journal of Public Health, 2011.
Brink, L. A. Nigg C. R., Lampe S., Kingston, B., Mootz. A. "Influence of Schoolyard Renovations on Children's Physical Activity: The Learning Landscapes Program." American Journal of Public Health Vol. 100, no. No. 9 1672 - 16782010 (September 2010).
Belansky, E. S., Cutforth, N., Delong, E., Litt, J., Gilbert, L., Scarbro, S., Beatty, B., Romaniello, C., Brink, L. A., Marshall, J. "Early Effects of the Federally Mandated Local Wellness Policy on School Nutrition Environments Appear Modest in Colorado's Rural, Low-Income Elementary Schools." Journal of the American Dietetic Association (ELSEVIER) Vol. 110, no. No. 11 (November 2010): 1712 – 1717.
Brink, L. A., Yost, B. "The Transformation of Inner-city School Grounds into Learning Landscapes." Children, Youth and Environments Journal 2004, no. 1 (14).
Brink, L. A., "Denver’s Learning Landscape Alliance: Restoring the American Schoolyard." International Conference Proceedings: Open Space – People Space. Edinburgh: OPENspace Research Centre. 2004
—. "An Ecological Position -- In search of Design Principles." Clearing Institute 1996 Conference Proceedings. The center for studies in landscape history.
—. "Ecological Design: Function versus Form." CELA: 1996 Proceedings. Council of Educators in Landscape Architecture (CELA).
—. "The Uncompahgre River Valley: A Master Plan for Recreation Design." Linear Parks Conference: 1989 Proceedings. The Appalachian Consortium.
—. "Water Conservation: Its Effects on Site Planning Large Communities in a Semi-Arid Environment." CELA Proceedings: 1989. Council of Educators in Landscape Architecture.
Physical Fitness Community Award, President's Council on Physical Fitness and Sports. 2011.
Researcher of the Year Award, College of Architecture and Planning. 2010.
Entrepreneurial American Cities Award, Partners for Livable Communities. 2009.
Play Matters – one of 14 programs selected nationally - Kaboom. 2009.
Design award for six Learning Landscapes, Colorado Chapter American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA). 2006.
Student Award, Nobuko Komura, McKinley-Thatcher Elementary School Learning Landscape, University of Colorado Denver & Health Sciences Center Research and Creative Activities Day. 2005.
Outstanding Educator of the Year, Council of Educators in Landscape Architecture (CELA). 2004.
Program of the Year Finalist, El Pomar Foundation. 2003.
Mentor/Teacher of the Year Merit Award, Colorado Chapter of the American Institute of Architects. 2003.
Formal Resolution for Learning Landscape Initiative, Denver Public School Board. 2002.
Letter of Appreciation for Garden Place Academy Learning Landscape, President, Denver Public School Board. 2001.
Formal Resolution of Appreciation for Garden Place Academy Learning Landscape, Denver City Council and Mayor Webb. 2000.
Commission on Mountain Scars, Appointment by Colorado Governor Roy Romer. 1989.