Newsroom University of Denver (Faculty )

2018
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
20,
2018
Congratulations to the following faculty and staff members who received grants or contract awards during April and May 2018: Karen Albright, associate professor in the Department of Sociology and Criminlogy at the Division of Arts, Humanities 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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May
10,
2018
To: University of Denver Faculty and Staff Members From: Gregg Kvistad, Provost and Executive Vice Chancellor As you recall, Christopher Hill stepped down from the position of dean of the Josef Korbel School of International Studies after seven s...
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May
09,
2018
Todd Rinehart, vice chancellor of enrollment management, has been honored with the John A. "Jack" Blackburn Award for his leadership, ethics and integrity. The Potomac and Chesapeake Association for College Admission Counseling (PCACAC) announ...
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May
02,
2018
Congratulations to the following faculty and staff members who received grants or contract awards during March 2018: Ali Azadani, assistant professor in the department of mechanical and materials engineering at the Ritchie School of Engineering & ...
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April
30,
2018
On Friday, April 20, as part of the HerDU 2018 Conference, six members of the DU community were honored for their roles in promoting and enhancing the University community by addressing the concerns of women, and going beyond their job responsibiliti...
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April
25,
2018
As Denver continues to grow, it can be difficult at times to get around town and to find parking, especially on campus. The University is excited to announce that car2go is now providing dedicated parking spaces on DU’s campus. Students, staff and fa...
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April
17,
2018
Conventional wisdom suggests that if a person doesn’t have a job, a place to live or know where the next meal is coming from, a smartphone and social media are afterthoughts. But in a technology-driven world, assistant professor Anamika Barman-Adh...
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April
16,
2018
Dear Friends, I am very pleased to welcome Nancy Nicely to the University of Denver community in the role of Chief of Staff and Vice Chancellor, effective August 1. Nancy comes to DU from Swarthmore College and brings over two decades’ experience ...
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April
10,
2018
Daniel McIntosh, dean of Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences at the University of Denver, has announced that Keith Ward will become the director of the Lamont School of Music this summer. The seventh director since Florence Lamont Hinman founded the s...
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April
09,
2018
Applicant Tracking System (ATS)- Final Demonstrations Shared Services is hosting a final round of demos with Cornerstone and Page Up People. For the final sessions, the vendors will focus on faculty hiring. Specifically, the vendors will highlight...
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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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April
03,
2018
Congratulations to the following faculty and staff members who received grants or contract awards during January and February 2018: Robert Amme, research professor in the physics and astronomy department at the Division of Natural Sciences and Mat...
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March
29,
2018
Dear Friends, I write to share that University Chaplain Gary Brower has announced that he will be leaving DU at the end of June in order to move to the next phase of his career. For over a decade, Dr. Brower has supported members of the Univers...
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March
29,
2018
The Enrollment Division invites the DU community to watch presentations for each of the four candidates for the Associate Vice Chancellor and Director of Undergraduate Admission. The candidates have been asked to give a 15-minute presentation on enro...
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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
27,
2018
Of all the things K.K. DuVivier could hang on her refrigerator, that little piece of paper from Xcel Energy may tell her story best. It’s the energy bill that the Sturm College of Law professor and her husband, Lance Wright, are so proud of. F...
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March
26,
2018
Every year, Kari Shafenberg calls the local domestic violence shelter, hoping to hear she won’t be needed. “And that never happens, obviously,” says Shafenberg, the assistant director of registration and records at the Sturm College of Law. “For m...
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March
08,
2018
Dear Friends, I’m writing to inform you that Renell Wynn has decided to step down as Vice Chancellor for Communications and Marketing in order to pursue other opportunities. She will continue with the University through the end of this quarter. ...
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March
08,
2018
Performances of Hamilton began in Denver last week, and it opened to rave reviews from critics and audience members alike. The musical tells the life story of founding father Alexander Hamilton, from his arrival in the American colonies as a young ad...
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March
05,
2018
Human Resources and Inclusive Community (HRIC) needs your help to select DU's next system for performance management. Please join us for vendor demos to share your opinions.  All members of the University of Denver community are welcome to attend ...
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March
01,
2018
Change requires action. The University of Denver encourages civil and responsible discourse, as well as fosters students’ desire to be engaged in creating solutions to the day’s top challenges. Our team in Undergraduate Admission stands by students w...
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February
21,
2018
Human Resources and Inclusive Community is pleased to once again offer Annual Legal and Trends Update sessions to our community. The sessions will provide you with important updates on legal and policy matters impacting our workplace. Back by popular...
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February
07,
2018
As a global university committed to inclusive excellence, DU has taken several steps to accommodate undergraduate and graduate students of many faiths. In an article for U.S. News & World Report, University Chaplain Gary Brower talked about the effor...
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January
29,
2018
Congratulations to the following faculty and staff members who received grants or contract awards during December 2017: Daniel Brisson, associate professor at the Graduate School of Social Work Grant from Arizona State University for "ASU...
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January
29,
2018
Denver has been in the news lately as one of the potential locations for Amazon’s second headquarters. In an article from USA Today, Daniel Brisson, executive director of GSSW’s Burnes Center on Poverty and Homelessness, cautions that not everyone wo...
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January
22,
2018
On January 11th, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) updated the income tax withholding tables for 2018 as the result of the recently passed tax legislation. Employers use these tables to determine how much tax to withhold from an employee’s paycheck....
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