Newsroom University of Denver (Advancement)

2017
November
21,
2017
Three years after launching the Denver Cat Company, Sana Hamelin (JD ’12) still has all nine of her “crazy cat lady” lives. That’s no small feat. After all, opening the Mile High City’s first and only cat café — where customers can nab a java ...
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November
09,
2017
Capt. Avery (Denney) Crisp (BSBA ’12) always dreamed of flying planes, but she never imagined DU would put her on a path to making that dream a reality. She was raised in western Colorado, where she skied with her family and played volleyball, ba...
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October
23,
2017
The University of Denver today announced the establishment of the innovative and transformational Joseph and Loretta Law Institute of Arts and Technology, made possible through a $20 million gift from Dr. Dennis Law and his mother, Loretta Law. This ...
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June
16,
2017
“DU is very special to me, because it’s the best thing I ever did in my life.” That’s truly saying something for a man who won two NCAA championships, two Stanley Cups and two Olympic medals. However, Craig Patrick (BSBA ’69) nearly did not com...
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May
26,
2017
The results are in and the University of Denver’s 24-hour crowdfunding initiative known as One Day for DU is officially a success. Thanks to approximately 2,200 donors, including DU students, faculty, staff, alumni, parents and other supporter...
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March
30,
2017
Their love for skiing, snowboarding and their entrepreneurial spirit are driving three University of Denver alumni to take their education and skills to new heights. Peter Burwell (BSBA ’11), Kyle Granowski (BSBA ’10, MS ’10) and Fred Klaas (BSBA ’11...
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March
23,
2017
Next week, DU Chancellor Rebecca Chopp will conclude her national Leadership Insights Tour, on which she and other members of the DU community are connecting with alumni on current issues facing our country. The final stop is on Wednesday, March 29, ...
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2016
December
02,
2016
“When you’re leaning in, you’re leaning away from something.” Or, to put it another way, risk-taking is key to finding success, but remember to be smart and hold your values nearby. That’s University of Denver alumna Carol Tomé’s take on Fa...
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October
18,
2016
With a mix of food, beer, award-winning authors and sports, homecoming and family weekend at DU offered a little something for everyone. About 800 people from the DU community made it back to campus last weekend to participate in the festivites. “...
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September
21,
2016
Health and aging: It’s a topic that impacts all of us, whether it’s yourself, a family member or a friend. The University of Denver led conversation around this issue at last week’s Pioneer Symposium — an opportunity for the DU community to learn abo...
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August
18,
2016
It’s a difficult challenge that all college campuses face: how to help students struggling with alcohol and substance abuse and prevent it from happening in the first place. It’s this challenge that led Denver resident Marilyn Girouard to become ...
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August
11,
2016
What traits are most important for a new lawyer’s success? According to a recent study by the Institute for the Advancement of the American Legal System (IAALS) at the University of Denver, high character quotient, professional competencies and l...
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