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2018
July
19,
2018
It’s been more than a decade since the University of Denver received an 11-ton gift from the Lloyd Shaw Foundation. For years, flashy jackets, frilly dresses and shiny belt buckles have filled the archives of DU’s Carson Brierly Giffin Dance Libr...
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July
17,
2018
Seven faculty members have been chosen as recipients of DU’s faculty awards, including the new Distinguished University Professor Award. Faculty were selected based on their impressive work and the recommendations of colleagues and students. The foll...
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July
16,
2018
Thanks to the generosity of more than 19,500 supporters, the University of Denver celebrated one of the most successful years of fundraising and engagement in its 154-year history as alumni, faculty, staff, students, parents and friends contribut...
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July
10,
2018
A low, slow note oozes out of the cello onstage. It’s almost “Jaws”-like in its effect, drawing the listener in closer, within reach of the jarringly off-key interjections from the horns and woodwinds. Then, silence takes over. The audience waits...
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July
09,
2018
Beginning today, the University of Denver is the first in Colorado to pilot a new service provided by Chariot shuttles. Subsidized for all students, faculty and staff by DU IMPACT 2025 funding, Chariot will provide rides along two designated rout...
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July
02,
2018
In 75 years on this earth, Richard Quine will say he’s only really been one thing. His teenage years in a TV repair shop, his college degree, the pair of patents he holds all show the 40-year University of Denver professor is an electrical engine...
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June
28,
2018
The University of Denver is welcoming three new members to its Board of Trustees, as a new chair begins her term July 1. Ryan Heckman, Nancy Phillips and Dan Caruso have been elected to four-year terms, as Denise O’Leary ascends to the Board’s lea...
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June
26,
2018
Cathy Grieve — known campus-wide for her inexhaustible service to DU — has separation issues. She says she plans to retire. At the end of July. Or maybe a couple of weeks after that. Certainly not until she conscientiously dots and crosses ever...
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June
25,
2018
The University of Denver today announced that it will lease space in the new Catalyst Healthcare Technology Initiative (Catalyst HTI) located in Denver’s RiNo district. A cross-disciplinary consortium of five DU schools will use the space: the Daniel...
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June
21,
2018
All eyes in Colorado’s political sphere gazed upon the University of Denver this week, as the institution’s Center on American Politics hosted Republicans and Democrats vying to become the state’s next governor. On June 18, Democrats Mike John...
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June
19,
2018
Over 350,000 people converged on downtown Denver this last weekend to celebrate PrideFest. The weekend-long event was an opportunity for Colorado’s LGBTQ community to come together and overshadow a recent court ruling. It was just two weeks ago t...
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June
19,
2018
Founded five years ago with the mission of increasing appreciation of dance as an art form, nonprofit organization Presenting Denver always knew a dance festival would be the perfect expression of its raison d’etre. It just took some patience and...
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June
07,
2018
For most people, college graduation is a fleeting experience. Years of work build into one day, and all at once, it’s over. But, work your way into the position of chief marshal, and the excitement can be yours three times every year. That’s the c...
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June
04,
2018
His words have faded with time, but Carol Tomé (MBA ’81) can still see the man who spoke at her high school graduation in small-town Jackson Hole, Wyoming. “He was like a father figure but very statesmanlike and very impressive,” Tomé recalls. “I ...
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May
30,
2018
The University of Denver and Chancellor Rebecca Chopp unveiled on Wednesday The Denver Advantage Campus Framework Plan. The Framework Plan is a long-term, flexible framework that explores ways DU can evolve over the years and decades ahead. It is...
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May
30,
2018
Ask David Carle what he thinks about being the youngest active head coach in college hockey and he’ll tell you age is just a number. On Tuesday, the 28-year-old was introduced as the Richard and Kitzia Goodman Head Coach of the DU hockey team. He ...
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May
29,
2018
Since coming to the University of Denver more than three decades ago, Gregg Kvistad has taught classes, conducted research, chaired committees and served in myriad leadership roles: as chair of the political science department, as dean of the Divisio...
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May
21,
2018
“I hope the student body isn’t disappointed,” Tim Schultz muses. “I think of commencement speakers as astronauts that have gone to the moon. I don't think I’m worthy.” Schultz, who will deliver the Commencement address at the June 9 undergraduate ...
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May
16,
2018
The question came to JB Holston early in the day, at an event to create safe, sustainable and accessible campuses and cities: “If you build it, will they come?” Students, faculty and major players in the community and tech industry leaned in to he...
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May
15,
2018
It’s 4:30 p.m. on a Tuesday. You’re stuck in traffic on I-25. Traffic for days. There are hundreds — nay, thousands — of cars between you and that cold glass of I-made-it-through-another-day-of-work Pinot Grigio. You look over to the driver in th...
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May
08,
2018
Students of a certain age can't help it: The lens through which they see Kenya is tinted with the colors of Walt Disney's palette. The east African nation that inspired “The Lion King” has gained notoriety and attracted tourists with its national par...
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May
07,
2018
In December of 2017, a report from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development showed that Colorado’s homeless population had risen nearly 4 percent since the same time in the previous year. While it’s clear that homelessness is a real issue...
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May
04,
2018
Richard and Kitzia Goodman Head Hockey Coach Jim Montgomery has been named head coach of the Dallas Stars, the NHL team announced on Friday. The Pioneers will begin a national search for a new head coach immediately. Montgomery leaves the Univ...
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May
03,
2018
Behind the hum of the 3-D printers, obscured by students and their computer monitors, sits Austin Armstrong’s little herb garden. Alongside the parsley and rosemary, technology sprouts. Tiny sensors monitor the temperature, soil moisture a...
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May
01,
2018
The Denver Business Journal's annual 40 Under 40 list shines a spotlight on the Mile High City’s young movers and shakers. DU, as usual, was well represented on the list, with eight alumni and one staffer making the cut to account for more than 20 pe...
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April
26,
2018
For many people, giving birth is one of the most joyful times of life, but also one of the most terrifying. One day they are responsible for only themselves, the next day there’s another life to care for. Having a baby not only changes the life of th...
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April
23,
2018
There are many reasons Madeleine Albright decided to write her sixth book, “Fascism: A Warning.” But in examining the history of oppressive, power-hungry regimes, it was impossible to ignore her own history — as the first female secretary of state an...
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April
12,
2018
The University of Denver has announced the speakers for its Spring 2018 Commencement ceremonies.   Tim Schultz will deliver the undergraduate commencement address on Saturday, June 9. Schultz most recently served as the President and Executive ...
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April
04,
2018
The University of Denver gymnastics team, ranked 13th in the country, is prepared to make another run to the NCAA National Championships this weekend. The team will be in Minneapolis competing at NCAA Regionals, to which it has advanced for the 2...
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April
03,
2018
On April 2, the University of Denver honored and recognized the sovereign political status of the Northern Cheyenne, Northern Arapaho and Southern Cheyenne and Arapaho Nations. Their tribal flags were raised in a ceremony on the Driscoll Bridge and w...
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