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2018
June
14,
2018
Matt Sauve was bored. Simple as that. As the snow piled up outside his loft off University Boulevard, the sophomore needed a way to entertain his friends. Within the next two hours, he would produce something that would go on to grace game roo...
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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
25,
2018
There are two things Fryda Faugier is not. She is not a U.S. citizen. And she is not afraid to tell you so. “I’m an activist; I share my story,” she says. “I’m sure that had I been born a citizen, I would not be facing the same struggles I face...
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May
24,
2018
Some 47 years after their publication, the yellowing pages of an archived Denver Clarion show their age with every crinkling turn. But the smile on the face of the sexagenarian flipping through them looks like it came fresh off the morning presse...
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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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April
18,
2018
At the University of Denver’s International House, members of the community filed in, ready to begin a two-hour dive into Swedish language and music. The course was free and open to the public, with only one prerequisite. “You will have to ...
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April
16,
2018
In the Driscoll Underground, students and faculty huddled around notebooks. At a community gathering space in downtown Denver, a cohort of strangers met over coffee. In a café across town, members of the community sipped wine. On April 11, as ...
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April
09,
2018
When asked to explain how higher education will stay strong, University of Denver Chancellor Rebecca Chopp insists that no one leader can go it alone. A flourishing future will require cooperation and partnership. Chopp shared that insight wit...
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March
28,
2018
The University of Denver is situated on the traditional homelands of Cheyenne and Arapaho peoples. As a result of the Sand Creek massacre and other events, these communities were driven from Colorado and forced to resettle on reservations in Wyom...
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March
28,
2018
The University of Denver Division of Athletics and Recreation’s Pioneer Health and Performance has opened a brand new nutrition station in the Pat Bowlen Training Center inside the Daniel L. Ritchie Center for Sports and Wellness, Associate Athletic ...
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March
12,
2018
Getting ahead in life meant getting out of the community. At least that’s what everyone told Susana Cordova when they urged her to leave her Latino Denver neighborhood behind. An education was her chance to rise up, they said. To be more than ...
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March
01,
2018
The Josef Korbel School of International Studies and World Denver, two leading Denver-based international affairs institutions, hosted a large group of State Department sponsored visitors for a lunch event on February 23rd. Participants at the ev...
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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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2017
November
29,
2017
Eight Colorado dance companies will debut new works at the Presenting Denver Dance Festival, taking place June 23–24, 2018, at DU’s Newman Center for the Performing Arts. Co-presented by new local dance production company Presenting Denver and...
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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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July
25,
2017
The Denver Hospice plans to recognize Peter Van Arsdale for his work as its co-founder and for his efforts to raise funds for its partner hospice in Arusha, Tanzania. Van Arsdale is director of DU’s African Initiatives project and an adjunct profe...
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May
23,
2017
“Each of us has a role to play to promote and protect the positive relationship between justice and law.” That was the message to the 2017 graduates of the Sturm College of Law by Commencement speaker Brenda J. Hollis. On Saturday, May 20, approxi...
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May
16,
2017
The University of Denver has announced a transformative commitment to the future of the University, geared at directly improving the student experience and success. Over the next three years, more than $140 million will be invested to address pre...
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March
27,
2017
In 2015, the United Nations set 17 goals — known as the sustainable development goals (SDG) — for ending poverty, protecting the planet and ensuring prosperity for everyone. The challenge now is to implement them within 15 years. With that in mind...
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February
10,
2017
Ill-equipped teachers, a failure to recognize history and the inability to understand students are some of the issues affecting America’s lack of progression within black education. That’s according to a panel of educators who recently took part ...
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January
24,
2017
More than 200 schoolchildren and their families from Denver Public Schools convened at the University of Denver’s Ritchie Center for Sports & Wellness on Jan 21 for the district’s annual Science Fair. They displayed projects on everything from ba...
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DPS
2016
December
02,
2016
Imagine a mobile app that shows you where all the dog-friendly restaurants, bars, bookstores and grocery stores are located around town. It doesn’t exist yet, but if Denver MBA student Emily Scott Long can make her business idea a reality, there s...
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November
23,
2016
With the arrival at DU of men’s basketball coach Rodney Billups comes a renewed emphasis on giving back to the Denver community. “Being from the city of Denver, it’s really important that I get out into the community and help do as much as I can,”...
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September
27,
2016
Despite thousands of miles between them, Israel and Colorado are strikingly similar when it comes to their entrepreneurial ecosystems. Highlighting these similarities and exploring new opportunities for collaboration were topics of discussion cove...
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September
09,
2016
As many as 15,000 participants representing small businesses, startups and entrepreneurs will gather Sept. 12–16 for Denver Startup Week, an annual summit of entrepreneurial energy, innovation and connection. Now in its fifth year, the event was ...
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August
24,
2016
This fall, University of Denver students enrolled in The Denver MBA program through the Daniels College of Business will embark on a new journey filled with opportunity, challenges and real-world experience outside the classroom. Daniel Baack,...
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August
02,
2016
The University of Denver is partnering with Denver Health to provide access to a new kind of prenatal service. Through a five-year, $4.2 million grant from the Administration for Children and Families, MotherWise will provide healthy relationship...
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July
07,
2016
The 41st Denver Publishing Institute gets under way Sunday, July 10, bringing nearly 100 aspiring publishing professionals from all across the country to the University of Denver campus for four weeks of intensive training in all aspects of book prod...
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