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2018
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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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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DU
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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May
23,
2018
It’s amazing to see the impact that just a few dollars can have on the lives of so many. Victims of gender-based violence have been helped by the CAPE Survivor Fund. DU students have conducted research and contributed to humanitarian efforts in C...
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May
18,
2018
The University of Denver and Chancellor Rebecca Chopp today announced the establishment of The Saunders Leadership Academy. Former University of Denver Trustee and Former Chairman and CEO of Visa Inc., Joseph (Hon. Ph.D. ’09, MBA ’68, BSBA ’67) and h...
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May
18,
2018
When they call Linda Kornfeld’s name at DU’s June 9 Commencement ceremonies, she will proudly walk across the stage erected in Magness Arena. She will collect her diploma, and she will wear that “I did it” smile that complements a graduation cap and ...
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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
11,
2018
When senior Morgan Smith comes to a fork in the road, he doesn’t choose either the path least or most traveled. Instead, he zigzags among the options, stitching together his own route to personal and professional development. It’s a great way to w...
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March
15,
2018
The Arthur Vining Davis Foundations has announced a $100,000 grant to the Univerisity of Denver to support DU Grand Challenges. Launched in October 2017, DU Grand Challenges brings together students, faculty, and community change-makers to address...
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March
13,
2018
Lauren Abman admits that an exhibit on social practice art isn’t the easiest thing to install in a traditional gallery. The form relies so much on human dynamics and community participation, she explains, that sometimes the best a gallery can do ...
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March
07,
2018
The University of Denver has named Professor Marty Katz, who serves on the chancellor’s senior staff as senior advisor for academic innovation and design, as the new executive director for Project X-ITE — DU’s innovation, technology and entrepreneurs...
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February
09,
2018
It will likely feel different from the typical academic discussion or debate, Saxon says. There are no “winners.” Nor is the goal to convince anyone of anything or bring them to a particular side of an issue. Scott Romano, the once-uncomfortable s...
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February
06,
2018
Building tomorrow’s university for tomorrow’s world. That was the message delivered by Chancellor Rebecca Chopp during this year’s State of the University address. Nearly 800 faculty and staff listened to Chopp’s remarks inside Hamilton Gymnasium ...
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February
01,
2018
Building tomorrow’s university for tomorrow’s world. That was the message delivered by Chancellor Rebecca Chopp during this year’s State of the University address. Nearly 800 faculty and staff listened to Chopp’s remarks inside Hamilton Gymnasium ...
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January
11,
2018
The University of Denver Men’s and Women’s Tennis teams will soon have a new home at the Denver Tennis Park, a new $14 million public indoor/outdoor tennis facility which will be built in part thanks to two 1-million dollar gifts from Catherine “...
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2017
November
27,
2017
The charitable season of giving unofficially kicks off Nov. 28 with #GivingTuesday. Now entering its sixth year, the global day of giving encourages people to give your time, a gift, or a donation to help their local communities. The University o...
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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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October
06,
2017
Their style is distinctive and their sound is unmatched, and for one hour last week, “Black Violin” put on an unforgettable show for kids from around the Denver metro area. Nearly 1,000 students from Denver and Aurora public schools were treated to a...
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October
03,
2017
The Health Services and Resources Administration of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has awarded the University of Denver’s Graduate School of Social Work (GSSW) a $1.9 million grant to train social workers to meet the behavioral ...
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September
26,
2017
The University has announced an exciting step for DU’s IMPACT 2025 working group on Collaboration for the Public Good. For the past year the group has been engaged in a deliberative process to identify a theme for the DU Grand Challenges initiative. ...
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September
22,
2017
With sunny skies and temperatures in the 80s, a beautiful late-summer day provided a fantastic backdrop for the fifth annual Crimson Classic. 527 people registered to participate in Wednesday’s 5K run and 1.5 mile walk. More than half of the students...
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September
11,
2017
The new academic year is kicking off with what has quickly become a popular tradition. Next Wednesday, the University of Denver will celebrate the fifth annual Crimson Classic. The 5K run and 1.5-mile walk is designed to bring together students, ...
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September
06,
2017
For the first time since arriving on campus, first-year students gathered together on Tuesday morning as the class of 2021. Before the more than 1,500 students — decked out in red shirts — formed a large “DU” at Peter Barton Lacrosse Stadium, they to...
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August
29,
2017
I write to inform you that Peg Bradley-Doppes has informed me that she will retire on June 30, 2018, after 13 years of transformative service as vice chancellor for Athletics and Recreation and director of athletics. When Dan Ritchie tapped Peg to...
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August
17,
2017
Growing up, it’s important for children to have a mentor and support system in place to be a positive influence on their life. For some kids it might be a parent, a teacher, or even a coach. However, for many kids in Denver’s public housing neighborh...
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July
27,
2017
The University of Denver Board of Trustees has endorsed a resolution encouraging new actions and backing continued efforts at embracing sustainability and addressing climate change on campus. Reducing greenhouse gas emissions will be the focus of...
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July
18,
2017
The University of Denver today announces the election of four new members to the Board of Trustees, effective July 1. The Board elected Denise O’Leary as chair-elect, who will succeed Doug Scrivner as board chair on July 1, 2018, and elected Catherin...
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July
18,
2017
The University of Denver today announced a new center that will help fulfill the University’s strategic goals as outlined in DU IMPACT 2025. The American political system has long been studied and dissected – and American politics is quite possibly m...
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July
12,
2017
Preventing and treating global health problems. Addressing social issues to improve people’s lives. Advancing efforts around creating environmentally sustainable cities. These are all challenges facing our local and global communities. Kicking...
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July
07,
2017
When the 1,400-plus members of DU’s Class of 2021 report to new-student orientation in early September, they’ll have at least one thing in common: J.D. Vance’s “Hillbilly Elegy.” The bestselling book, a memoir chronicling what the author calls “a ...
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